When a friend is grieving or going through other kinds of challenging life events, cooking can be really difficult, and it can be even more difficult to avoid falling into a carb-fueled daze.
Here’s a round-up of comforting low carb dishes that you can deliver to keep your friend’s taste buds happy and their tummy full.
Crispy Wheat-Free Waffles… Read more
These are so delicious that you might be tempted to eat two—which I recommend!
Individual New York Cheesecakes
Yield: 12 servings / each serving = 254 calories, 5g net carbs
16 ounces organic cream cheese, room temperature
2 large organic eggs, room temperature
1/2 cup organic sour cream
1/4 C. Swerve + 1/2 tsp. liquid stevia
1/4 teaspoon sea … Read more
This pot pie is a savory addition to a vegetarian autumn or winter table.
Mushroom-Broccoli Pot Pie
Yield: 4 servings // per serving: 388 calories, 9g net carbs
2/3 cup chopped onions
2/3 cup chopped celery
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
3-1/2 cups whole small mushrooms
4 teaspoons dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
2 … Read more
There’s no denying that eating meat, poultry, and fish makes low carb easier, but it’s totally doable as a vegetarian, too. Remember—You can always have breakfast-for-dinner or visa versa. For more on low carb eating, read my Living La Vida Low Carb post.
Here’s a roundup of some delicious options for vegetarian low-carbers..
Turbo-Keto Diet Soup + Other … Read more
This dish is aromatic and delicious, but it has a lot of steps. It’s easier—for me, at least—to prep the chicken, cauliflower-rice, and vegetables on Day 1, followed by browning the chicken, roasting the vegetables, and cooking the dish on Day 2.
Need to lower the carbs? Skip the cauliflower-rice and save 4.5g of carbs per serving. Vegetarian? Swap canned … Read more
Here’s an easy, delicious, weeknight dinner. Total yum.
Zesty Vinegar Chicken with Crushed Green Olives
Yield: 4 servings / 697 calories, 4g net carbs
3 pounds skin-on chicken thighs (2 per person)
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 garlic cloves, finely grated
1/2—2 teaspoons Aleppo Turkish crushed chili peppers (I use 2 tsp—very spicy)
Salt and ground … Read more