Category Archives: paleo / low carb

Moroccan Carrots – Kid-friendly, Whole30 Side Dish – Whole New Mom

These Moroccan Carrots are spiced just right. The perfect side dish for every day or for special occasion. Kid-friendly too!

Source: Moroccan Carrots – Kid-friendly, Whole30 Side Dish – Whole New Mom

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Cauliflower English Muffins Recipe – EatingWell

These savory, low-carb (and gluten-free) “English muffins” use riced cauliflower in place of flour, with a little cheese and egg as binder to make a grain-free breakfast bread. Try topping them with sweet jam, or use them to create a yummy breakfast sandwich.

Source: Cauliflower English Muffins Recipe – EatingWell

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Easy Roasted Turnips with Lemon | Honest & Tasty

I got a big harvest of turnips from my garden today, tho they are  a different variety than these.  They are a bit too radish-y for me to eat raw, so I am trying out this recipe to see if it makes them more palatable.

 

I’m confused. I don’t know why turnips aren’t popular. Maybe they look a little bit like work. Like you’re going to have to roll up your sleeves and reach for your handkerchief to wipe your brow sw…

Source: Easy Roasted Turnips with Lemon | Honest & Tasty

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Marcella Hazan’s Tomato Sauce Recipe – NYT Cooking

I made this recipe, but with some additions, even though the comments are split on whether its perfect as is or needs something else.  Personally, I did not want a sauce that was too light or too sweet.  So I took the base recipe but first sauteed about 3 cloves of garlic, minced, in the butter for just a couple minutes, then added the onions, then added the tomatoes.  I also added a can of Muir Glenn organic tomato paste to thicken it up and add even more tomato flavor.  I then took about a cup of fresh basil and parsely, stems and all and bundled them together as best I could and submerged this in the sauce.  I also added about a teaspoon of lemon juice which will keep the tomatoes a bright red and also aid in preserving it as I made enough to save some for later. I took the bundle of herbs out at the end and was left with a layered, rich, aromatic sauce on the acidic rather than sweet side.  Easy, relatively quick, delicious, and NO added sugar like in canned tomato sauces!!  This can also easily be made into tomato soup.

This is perhaps the most famous recipe created by Marcella Hazan, the cookbook author who changed how Americans cook Italian food It also may be her easiest Use your favorite canned tomatoes for this and don’t be scared off by the butter

Source: Marcella Hazan’s Tomato Sauce Recipe – NYT Cooking

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Best Cabbage Burritos Recipe – How To Make Cabbage Burritos

I’ve thought about doing this before, but never have.  I would alter my recipe somewhat to mimic what I like at chipotle but still low carb.  Cilantro lime caulifower ‘rice’, black beans, fajita veggies, chicken chunks (or pulled, or steak, or ground beef, whatever.. the meat takes a backseat in my burritos and simply is there to boost my protein content), loads of lettuce, pico and medium salsa, sour cream, and light cheese.

 

Have your burrito and eat it too.

Source: Best Cabbage Burritos Recipe – How To Make Cabbage Burritos

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Low Carb Cinnamon Crepes for an Egg Fast – lowcarb-ology

These low carb cinnamon crepes have 2 carbs and are fine for an egg fast. Perfectly sweet and satisfying when you don’t think you can look at another egg. Ever. For this recipe you’ll need: Grass fed butter (Kerrygold), cream cheese, eggs, erythritol or other sugar free sweetener, sugar-free Torani French vanilla syrup, cinnamon  If you are in a hurry click here to go straight to the recipe. I found out last week that my husband is taking me to France for my birthday in April. This has been a dream of mine since I was in third grade and

Source: Low Carb Cinnamon Crepes for an Egg Fast – lowcarb-ology

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Miso-Ginger Kale | Diabetic Living Online

This was really good! I quadrupled the dressing recipe and am storing it in a mason jar in my fridge to put on other veggies, chicken, salad, etc. Also, instead of canola oil I used sesame oil.

Source: Miso-Ginger Kale | Diabetic Living Online

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How to Make Crispy Baked Tofu – Delish Knowledge

Tofu is cheap, and a good source of protein.  This simple recipe lends itself easily to lots of variation and makes tofu delicious and able to be added to a variety of recipes. How to make crispy baked tofu! You don’t need to deep fry tofu to make it crispy! Try this fool proof recipe for crispy baked tofu, vegan and gluten-free. Delicious on it’s own or added to any dish you like.

Source: How to Make Crispy Baked Tofu – Delish Knowledge

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