Posts Tagged ‘low-carb’

Cauliflower Everything “Rolls”

April 22nd, 2016

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I love cauliflower. It is healthy, delicious and so versatile.  You can eat it raw, roast it, turn it into “rice”, pizza crust and even “rolls”! I have to admit these do not really taste like bread rolls, but they are delicious, filling and full of great flavor. To make them simply mix together raw,
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Spiralized Roasted Beet Salad

April 16th, 2015

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This simple salad looks and tastes SO good you’ll want to make it everyday! The combination of earthy beets, toasted walnuts, sweet honey and creamy toast cheese is incredible.  I think I’m in love!!   Spiralized Roasted Beet Salad 1/2 small shallot, minced 4-6 medium golden beets 1 tablespoon honey 2 tablespoons Champagne vinegar 2
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Crock-Pot Balsamic Chicken

March 13th, 2015

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I love the idea of a crock-pot meal. Put everything into one pot in the morning and come home to wonderfully smelling kitchen and a delicious slow cooked meal. The problem is I’ve been trying out a lot of different recipes and have not found many that I love…until now. This dish has been a
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Cauliflower “Risotto” with Shiitake Mushrooms and Truffle Oil

January 16th, 2015

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I LOVE cauliflower. It is delicious, super healthy and very versatile.  I know it sounds crazy, but it really makes a great substitute for the starch in many carb-heavy dishes. It lightens them up, adds a ton of nutritional value and tastes great. My first experiment was turning cauliflower into pizza crust…AMAZING (check out the
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Simply Delicious Chicken Soup

January 15th, 2015

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I love chicken soup. It’s comforting, filling and a great way to get my kids to eat more protein and vegetables. Unfortunately I do not always have a enough time to make it entirely from scratch. This simple recipes uses a few short cuts (like store bought chicken stock and a rotisserie chicken) to create
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Mini Chicken Meatballs

October 4th, 2014

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This recipe is a great alternative to the traditional meatballs in tomato sauce.  Because they are cooked in chicken broth along with fresh tomatoes they are a bit lighter in flavor…my son thought they tasted like matzoh balls.  I thought they were delicious and so easy to throw together.  This will definitely have a place
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Red Cabbage Slaw

June 4th, 2014

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I am always looking for new delicious side dishes to make for our summer BBQ’s.  This slaw is always a winner.  It’s low calorie, filling, packed with nutrients and beautiful!  Enjoy!! Red Cabbage Slaw    Small head of red cabbage, outer leaves removed, cored – finely shredded 2 large carrots, cut into matchsticks 1 cup
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Squash “Noodles”

April 2nd, 2014

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As you may have figured out, I’m OBSESSED with my spiral vegetable cutter (The Paderno Spiral Vegetable Cutter) It is truly amazing.  Tonight I made “noodles’ out of squash.  Just place the squash between the base and the blade and spin.  It’s such a simple tool…even a three-year old can use it (with supervision, of
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Cauliflower Crust Pizza

April 2nd, 2014

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This is THE best (food) invention EVER!  I was skeptical at first, pizza crust made out of cauliflower…really?  YES!  It is amazing….even the kids loved it.    Start off by grating the cauliflower with a box grater (I tried grating it in a blender, but it did not come out fine enough).     Microwave
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Cauliflower Buffalo “Wings”

January 21st, 2014

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I am always looking for fun new foods to share with my friends.  I should say fun, new HEALTHY foods.  My good friend is hosting a Superbowl party this year and I have been trying to figure out what to make.  Buffalo chicken wings are a staple at most Superbowl parties…they are also battered, deep
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