Category Archives: Eggs, Dairy

Chile Rellenos

Chile rellenos are a labor of love—I suggest making this recipe as a two-person project.

Chile Rellenos
Yield: 2 cups, enough to stuff 4 chilies (which equals 2 servings)

4 fresh poblano chiles (alternative: canned whole green chilies)


—Tofu Version
6 ounces extra firm tofu drained and crumbled
1 tablespoon chia seeds + 3 tablespoons warm water … Read more

Winter Mushroom Lasagna

Deep, rich, flavors that lend themselves to wintery fare. Just add a salad and dinner is done!

Winter Mushroom Lasagna
Serves 6

1 pound low-carb lasagna noodles
2 pounds mixed mushrooms, chopped
3 cups chard or spinach, chopped
1 cup walnuts or pine nuts
2 cups sun-dried tomatoes, reconstituted and diced
2 cups onions, diced
4 cloves garlic, diced
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Autumn Mushroom Lasagne

I love creating new fillings for lasagne almost as much as I love eating lasagne…keyword “almost”!

Autumn Mushroom Lasagne
Serves 6

2 cups sun-dried tomatoes
1/2 cup dried shiitake and/or porcini mushrooms
1 13.2-ounce box low-carb lasagna noodles
5 cups mushrooms, chopped
1 cup mushrooms, sliced and sauteed  (use as a garnish)
1/4 cup mushroom broth
3 cups chard or … Read more

Quick Deviled Eggs

Simple, easy, delicious…here’s what I used to eat for lunch when I was still eating eggs, and they only take 15 minutes to make!  Deviled eggs are nutritious and tasty, and although these feature fancy piping, that’s not necessary at all.

Quick Deviled Eggs
Yield: 1 serving

2 eggs
1 tablespoon mayonnaise (you can also use sour cream, aioli, or … Read more

Chocolate-Almond Torte

This recipe originated on and featured grind-your-own almond flour, sugar, powdered sugar, and a larger cake. My version features no sugar, almond flour, and whipped cream. The texture is pure “nut torte”, lightly dense, but not fudge-y.

Chocolate-Almond Torte
Yield: 8 servings (564 calories, 32 grams net carbs)

1 cup Bob’s Red Mill almond flour
1 cup Swerve confectioner’s

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Wheat-Free Minute Muffin: Pecan French Toast

Inspired by a recipe that DJ Foodie posted, I just made this for a quick lunch and it was delicious! This is the type of recipe that lends itself to interpretation. Berries? Whipped cream? Maple syrup? Your call 🙂

Wheat-Free Minute Muffin: Pecan French Toast
Yield: 1 serving

1 tablespoon coconut flour
3/4 teaspoon Swerve
1/2 teaspoon … Read more