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
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or spray with … Read more
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 🙂
Crustless Smoked … Read more
This recipe was originally in Cooks.com and it is one of those handy little things to know!
Condensed Milk Substitute
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??
On the other hand, … Read more
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
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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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
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