Category Archives: Low Carb

Eggplant Parmesan

This is a labor of love, since the marinara is made from scratch, but can be made two days in advance. The original recipe was from Bon Appetit, then tweaked to reduce calories and lower carbs.
Eggplant Parmesan
8 servings // 578 calories each, 38 net carbs for cow’s milk version

Marinara
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 head of garlic, … Read more

Southwestern Scrambled Tofu

Tofu is bland boredom on a plate. As a result, it needs a lot of pizazz added to make it into something interesting. This scramble delivers the goods—many layers of spice add depth of flavor and will make your house smell wonderful!

Southwestern Scrambled Tofu
Servings: 6 (each serving 209 calories, 7 net carbs)

1/2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil… Read more

Grilled Marinated Portobello Mushrooms

In summer—or as soon as we can get outside without being rained upon—we make portobello burgers or simply add grilled marinated portobellos to a meal featuring other grilled veggies, like asparagus, zucchini, potatoes, red bell peppers, corn on the corn…you name it!

Marinated Portobello Mushrooms

2 portobello mushrooms

Marinade
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon Dijon … Read more

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)

FILLING

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