13 09, 2019

Cheesy Spaghetti Squash

2019-09-13T09:30:44-04:00September 13th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 spaghetti squash ½ cup sour cream 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon minced garlic ¼ teaspoon dried Italian seasoning ¼ teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper ¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese Method: • Place spaghetti squash in a soup pot with an inch of water. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Cook 25 to 30 minutes, or until a knife can be inserted into the center. Remove from pot and cool slightly. Cut squash in half lengthwise, remove seeds, and using a fork, scrape out strands of squash. • Preheat oven [...]

12 07, 2019

Easy Baked Parmesan Zucchini

2019-07-12T07:42:34-04:00July 12th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 6 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise 8 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese ½ teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon dried basil ½ teaspoon fine grain sea salt ¼ teaspoon garlic powder Pinch of ground black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil Directions: • Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C) . • Lightly grease a cooling rack and place it on a baking sheet. Set aside. • In a bowl, combine Parmesan cheese, thyme, oregano, basil, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. • Place zucchini onto prepared baking sheet. Carefully brush with olive oil (even and sprinkle with Parmesan mixture. • Place [...]

24 05, 2019

Roasted Ratatouille

2019-05-24T08:29:13-04:00May 24th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 2 onions, peeled 1 small Sicilian or other eggplant 3 zucchinis 1 red pepper 6 plum tomatoes 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar ¼ cup olive oil Salt and pepper to taste ¼ cup chopped parsley to garnish Method: • Preheat oven to 400 F. Cut onions, eggplant, zucchini and pepper into about 2-inch dice. Place in large bowl. Coarsely chop tomatoes and add to other vegetables. Stir in garlic and herbs. Season with salt and lots [...]

12 04, 2019

Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

2019-04-12T07:29:30-04:00April 12th, 2019|Recipes|

If you like spinach artichoke dip and mushrooms, you will love these stuffed mushrooms. Serve them as an appetizer or side dish. INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 medium portobello mushrooms stems and gills removed 1 package frozen chopped spinach cooked and drained, 10 ounces 1 can artichoke hearts drained and chopped, 14 ounce can 4 ounces cream cheese room temperature 2 tablespoons sour cream ½ cup Parmesan cheese grated 2 cloves garlic chopped Salt and pepper to taste 3 ounces mozzarella cheese shredded INSTRUCTIONS: • Brush mushrooms with olive oil, place on baking pan in center of oven and [...]

22 03, 2019

Low Carb Cauliflower Risotto

2019-03-22T07:53:12-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Recipes|

This creamy cauliflower risotto is the perfect low carb side dish. It's so rich and delicious, you won't believe it's grain-free! Ingredients: ¼ cup butter 8 ounces mushrooms, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced Salt and pepper to taste 12 ounces riced cauliflower (the frozen version works just as well as the fresh, no need to thaw) ¼ cup dry white wine ¼ to ½ cup chicken broth 2 to 4 tbsp heavy cream Copious amounts of grated parmesan cheese (about 1/2 cup to start, add more as desired) Instructions:  In a large saute pan, heat butter over medium heat [...]

11 01, 2019

Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup

2019-01-11T08:03:08-04:00January 11th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 2 tbsp butter 675g mixed wild mushrooms, tough stems removed, chopped 2 tsp fresh rosemary, chopped 5 cloves garlic, minced 2 C vegetable broth 2 C water ¼ C mascarpone cheese 1 tbsp lemon juice ½ tsp each salt and pepper Pinch of nutmeg Method: • In a large heavy-bottomed saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; cook mushrooms and rosemary, stirring occasionally until mushrooms are tender and starting to brown, and almost no liquid remains, about 10 minutes. • Add garlic, cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in broth and water; bring to the boil. • Reduce [...]

6 04, 2018

Spinach and Feta Pie

2018-06-04T14:34:06-04:00April 6th, 2018|Recipes|

An absolute classic. You can adjust this spinach and feta pie by making the recipe with or without a crust. Both are perfect for dinner tonight! Ingredients: Grain Free Pie Crust 150 g almond flour 1 egg 1 tbsp coconut flour Salt and pepper Spinach and Feta Pie Filling 500 g spinach 6 medium eggs ½ onion 250 g cream cheese 250 g feta Handful fresh mint Salt and pepper Instructions: Grain Free Pie Crust • Mix all the ingredients together with a fork. • Grease and line a 24cm/ 9.5 inch pie dish. • Place the pie crust mixture [...]

9 02, 2018

Tabbouleh Salad

2018-06-04T14:34:07-04:00February 9th, 2018|Recipes|

Cauliflower makes a great low carbohydrate alternative to bulgur wheat in this fresh and tasty salad. Ingredients: 2 cups packed parsley, chopped 1 cup green onion, chopped 1 cup tomato, seeds removed and diced 1 green bell pepper, diced 1 cup cauliflower, riced (place raw cauliflower in a food processor and pulse until it resembles rice) 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice ½ tsp sea salt ¼ tsp pepper Directions: Gently combine all ingredients. Adjust salt, pepper, and lemon juice to taste. Makes 8 servings; count each as 1 serving of fat. Recipe courtesy of "Paleo [...]

15 12, 2017

Christmas Morning Frittata

2018-06-04T14:34:08-04:00December 15th, 2017|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium green pepper, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 2 tablespoons butter ½ cup chopped tomatoes ¼ cup minced fresh parsley 5 eggs, lightly beaten 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper Directions: • Heat oven to 350°F. • In a skillet, sauté the onion, green pepper and garlic in butter for 5 minutes or until tender. Remove from the heat. • Stir in tomatoes and parsley; set aside. • In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. • Stir in reserved vegetables. • Pour [...]

14 07, 2017

Avocado, cucumber, tomato and red onion salad

2018-06-04T14:34:11-04:00July 14th, 2017|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 English cucumber, halved and sliced into half moons 4 heirloom or Roma tomatoes, cut into large chunks 3 ripe avocados, peeled and cut into large chunks 1 cup thinly sliced red onion ¼ cup roughly chopped fresh basil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Salt and black pepper to taste Directions: In a large bowl, add all ingredients from cucumber to olive oil. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Mix well and serve, or store in an airtight container for later. Makes 4 servings; count each serving as 3 fats. Recipe courtesy [...]

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