14 05, 2021

Baked Feta Zoodles

2021-05-14T12:02:36-04:00May 14th, 2021|Recipes|

This delicious side dish is easy and satisfying.  Baking feta in the oven with tomatoes makes a fantastic base sauce for zucchini - add other protein to make this a complete meal! Ingredients: 1 pint cherry tomatoes 1.5 tbsp olive oil, divided 3 fresh garlic cloves, chopped (or minced) 1 tsp dried oregano sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 8oz (about 1.5 cups) feta cheese - cubed 2 large zucchini, spiralized into zucchini noodles (or use peeler to make long ribbons if you don’t have a spiralizer) a large handful of fresh basil leaves - chopped Directions: [...]

19 02, 2021

Low Carb Bagels

2021-02-19T07:57:57-05:00February 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Ingredients 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese 2 ounces cream cheese 1 1/2 cups almond flour 1 tablespoon coconut flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 large egg 1 large egg white, beaten until it triples in volume For the Topping 1 large egg white 1 1/2 tablespoon topping of your choice (Everything seasoning, sesame seeds, poppy seeds) OR a sprinkle of sea salt on top Instructions Measuring and preparing the ingredients before you start is helpful to this recipe coming together properly because you must work the dough while the cheese is hot.   Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Melt [...]

23 01, 2021

Broccoli Mash

2021-01-23T17:21:37-05:00January 23rd, 2021|Recipes|

This delicious recipe was adapted from the Diet Doctor website, and it's a delicious alternative to mashed cauliflower as a side dish!     Ingredients:  1½ lbs broccoli   4 tbsp fresh basil or fresh parsley, finely chopped (or 2 tbsp any dried herbs of your choice)  4 tbsp salted butter (or olive oil for a vegan version - add 1/4 tsp salt) 1 garlic clove  salt and pepper  Directions: Chop the broccoli into florets and peel and cut the stem into small pieces. Boil the broccoli in plenty of lightly salted water for a couple of minutes – just enough to retain a somewhat firm [...]

18 12, 2020

One Big (Low Carb) Cookie

2020-12-18T14:46:38-05:00December 18th, 2020|Recipes|

This quick, easy-to-prep cookie is delicious and makes a great gift! Ingredients: 2 Tbsp (28g) salted butter 3 Tbsp (38g) brown sugar substitute or sweetener of choice (check notes below) 1 pinch salt 1 tbsp whisked egg (check notes below) 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 1/3 cup (40g) Almond flour (or pumpkin seed flour - check notes) 1/8 tsp baking soda 2 Tbsp (42g) sugar-free chocolate chips i.e. Lily's (or 2 Tbsp chopped 80-90% dark chocolate) Directions Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Place butter in a microwave safe mixing bowl. Heat in microwave until nearly melted, and stir to fully melt [...]

22 11, 2020

Personal Zucchini Frittata

2020-11-22T14:12:57-05:00November 22nd, 2020|Recipes|

This frittata is delicious as a quick breakfast or lunch.  Serve with basil pesto or salsa on the side, and a green salad! Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil ½ C chopped onion 1 small zucchini, thinly sliced 3 eggs, beaten and seasoned with salt and pepper as desired ¼ C feta cheese 1 tbsp pitted olives Directions: Heat the oil in a small frying pan or omelet pan. Cook the onion and zucchini on a medium heat for 10 minutes, until the vegetables are starting to soften. Pour over the eggs, and then crumble the feta cheese into the egg [...]

13 11, 2020

Cheesy Cauliflower Biscuits

2020-11-13T13:01:48-05:00November 13th, 2020|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 cauliflower head, leaves removed 3 garlic cloves, minced ⅓ cup plain Greek yogurt ½ cup cheddar cheese, shredded 2 eggs 2 egg whites 1 teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon black pepper   Directions: Step 1: Preheat the oven to 400°F. Steam cauliflower for about 10-12 minutes or until very tender, then transfer to a food processor. Add minced garlic and pulse several times until smooth and creamy. Step 2: Transfer mashed cauliflower into a large mixing bowl. Add in two whole eggs, cheddar cheese, Greek yogurt, salt and pepper and mix together. In a separate bowl, beat egg [...]

8 10, 2020

Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower Rice

2020-10-08T15:36:26-04:00October 8th, 2020|Recipes|

Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower Rice This delicious, savoury cauliflower rice is a great low-carb side dish for Thanksgiving dinner.  It can also be used as a base for any protein/veggies of your choice! Ingredients 4 cups riced cauliflower (either from food processor or bagged; if frozen, allow for more cooking time) 5 cups shredded parmesan cheese 2 tbsp olive oil 1 teaspoon dried herbs of choice (i.e. rosemary, thyme, basil, Italian, any combination) Directions Preheat oven to 425-F. On a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper (or silicone sheet), combine all ingredients except ½ cup of the parmesan. Mix to [...]

14 08, 2020

Cauliflower Muffins

2020-08-14T13:58:38-04:00August 14th, 2020|Recipes|

These easy cauliflower muffins are delicious as a side-dish, snack or appetizer!  Thanks to L for sending us this great recipe. Ingredients 2 cups riced cauliflower (use food processor, cheese grater, or bag of frozen/fresh riced cauliflower) 1/4 cup onion diced 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (or any cheese you like) 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional 1 large or extra-large egg, lightly beaten Directions Preheat oven to 350 °F. Mix cauliflower rice, diced onion, shredded cheese and Italian seasoning in a large bowl. Stir egg into cauliflower mixture. Scoop mixture into mini or regular muffin tins coated to prevent sticking. The yield [...]

31 07, 2020

Roasted Tomato Salad

2020-07-31T13:47:51-04:00July 31st, 2020|Recipes|

Cherry tomatoes are delicious this time of year!  Roasting them, especially in a grill basket on the barbecue, creates a fantastic flavour.  This summer salad is a delicious side-dish, or could be topped with feta and chicken for a higher-protein meal! Ingredients 3 tbsp olive oil 1 lb cherry tomatoes 1 tsp sea salt ½ tsp ground black pepper ½ cup finely chopped scallions 1 tbsp red wine vinegar Instructions Brush the tomatoes with oil and sprinkle with spices. Cook on the grill on medium-high heat, using a metal vegetable basket. Turn/toss the tomatoes a few times, for about 15 minutes until they have browned slightly. [...]

19 07, 2020

Low Carb Flatbreads

2020-07-19T09:51:57-04:00July 19th, 2020|Recipes|

These low-carb, vegan flatbreads come together easily to form flexible sandwich wraps, tortillas or mini pizza crusts! Ingredients 2 tbsp whole psyllium husk 1/2 cup coconut flour (fine, no lumps - sifting helps) 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 cup lukewarm water 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt - optional For cooking - use appx 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil for pan (or any other oil of preference) Directions In a medium mixing bowl, combine the psyllium husk and coconut flour (make sure there are no lumps in the coconut flour before measuring). Add in the lukewarm [...]

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