Category Archives: Eggs, Dairy

Baked Avocados, Bacon, and Eggs

Quick and easy breakfast, lunch, or supper dish!

Baked Avocados, Bacon, and Eggs
2 servings // 497 calories, 3 net carbs

2 avocados, as large as possible
Dollop of salsa or barbecue sauce
4 heritage bacon slices (alternate: smoked salmon)
4 large pasture-raised eggs, medium-to-small-sized

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Crustless Smoked Salmon Quiche

I make variations of this recipe, depending on what’s in the refrigerator—sometimes I use different types of Swiss cheeses, or some thinly-sliced Maui onion, perhaps sliced leeks, maybe an entire fistful of chives. Sometimes I use whole milk, at other times heavy cream, and like to add a dollop of sour cream on top. Invention is fun 🙂

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Condensed Milk Substitute

This recipe was originally in Cooks.com and it is one of those handy little things to know!

Condensed Milk Substitute

2 eggs
1 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt

Mix all ingredients together and use as a substitute for condensed milk.

Now really…what could be easier??

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Broccoli Soup with Cheddar Cheese

Here’s a warming low-carb soup for chilly days!

Broccoli Soup with Cheddar Cheese
4 servings // 388 calories, 10 net carbs (using chicken stock and cream)

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 pounds fresh broccoli, stems and florets separated and chopped into bite-size pieces
6 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon dried … Read more

French Onion Soup (low carb)

While forgoing the crouton is saddening, this soup still delivers plenty of deep rich flavors. Adapted from a recipe on Epicurious.com.

French Onion Soup (low carb)
4 servings // 459 calories, 8 net carbs

4 medium onions, halved lengthwise, then thinly sliced lengthwise
3 sprigs fresh thyme
2 Turkish bay leaves or 1 California
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup extra

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Crustless Vegetable Quiche

This recipe lends itself to endless improv—just remember to pre-cook tough vegetables. Sautéed onions are a wonderful addition, but they’re too high carb for me, so I make do with onion powder…your mileage may vary 🙂

Crustless Vegetable Quiche
Serves 4  // 355 calories per slice, 8 net carbs

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
3 cups mushrooms, sliced
1

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