This pot pie is a savory addition to your autumn and winter table. This can be made more quickly by buying a pre-roasted chicken. You could even top with an all-butter puff pastry (found in the freezer section of many grocery stores), and skip making the pie crust entirely, though that will increase both calories and carbs.
Chicken Pot Pie… Read more
Cassoulet is a perfect rustic meal. It lends itself to improv, so I’ve added alternative suggestions in parentheses, but I strongly suggest you use duck stock and duck fat all the way through the recipe. When roasting a duck for a special occasion, I usually opt for roasting two, then save the fat, carcasses, and giblets, and use the … Read more
I created this topping for my low carb cassoulet and decided it needed its own recipe entry. Yes, it’s that good. This is a great topping for vegetable gratins, low carb mac ‘n’ cheese, baked tomatoes, baked fish, and sprinkled on grilled vegetables or pasta, and creamed greens.
Low Carb Crunchy “Breadcrumbs” for Gratins
Yield: 6 … Read more
Although this is a high-calorie meal for me, it keeps the net carbs within a modest range (especially since I’ll only have a spoonful of the cabbage). I’ll be drinking Le Croix lemon sparkling water because I have some extra weight I need to lose, but the meal will still be completely delicious without wine. However, if I was drinking, … Read more
This is based on a recipe from the I Breathe I’m Hungry blog, and is a great vegetable soup in its own right, but as a meal replacement, it’s inspired.
You can use this as a replacement for lunch or dinner (or both)—it’s filled with all sorts of good-for-you nutrients. You can also do a 5-day version of this soup … Read more
Sautéed Cabbage with Bacon and Caraway Seeds
4 Servings (about 1 C. each) / 78 calories, 6g net carbs
1 small head red cabbage (1 pound), cored and sliced thin
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
2 teaspoons Swerve sweetener (or 8 drops liquid stevia glycerite)
4 slices bacon, chopped
Salt and pepper
1 teaspoon caraway seeds
Place cabbage in large bowl … Read more