Category Archives: Sandwiches, Tacos/Pitas, Burgers

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches (low carb)

Here’s a very traditional comfort food that easy to make if you’ve already made Low Carb Sandwich Bread and have cheeses on hand. To lower calories even more, you can make a broiled open-faced sandwich with bread that is first lightly-toasted. Both versions are great with Creamy Tomato Soup (low carb).

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches (low carb)
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Grilled Marinated Portobello Mushrooms

In summer—or as soon as we can get outside without being rained upon—we make grilled marinated portobellos into a meal featuring other grilled veggies, like asparagus, zucchini, red bell peppers…you name it!

Marinated Portobello Mushrooms

2 portobello mushrooms

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1 … Read more “Grilled Marinated Portobello Mushrooms”

Lemony Chickpea-Avocado Puree

This puree is delicious in sandwiches, pita pockets, as a dip.

Lemony Chickpea-Avocado Puree

1 15-ounce can sodium-free chickpeas
2 avocados
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons minced green onion
Salt and pepper, to taste

Add all ingredients to the bowl of a food processor and pulse until smooth.… Read more “Lemony Chickpea-Avocado Puree”

Kicked Up Turkey Burgers

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m not keen on the flavor of ground turkey, but I like its lean, heart-healthy protein. So this is what I do to kick things up, flavor-wise.

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Turkey Burgers
6 small burgers

1/2—3/4 pound lean pasture-raised ground turkey
4 cloves of garlic, minced (or 2 teaspoons powdered … Read more “Kicked Up Turkey Burgers”

Deviled Eggs 18 Ways

Simple, easy, delicious…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.

Deviled Eggs 18 Ways
Yield: 2 servings // 123 calories, 1 net carb

2 eggs
1 tablespoon mayonnaise (you can also use sour cream, aioli, or softened butter)
Garnish: sprinkle with curry powder, … Read more “Deviled Eggs 18 Ways”

Pizza For One

I never thought I’d be able to have pizza while being strictly low-carb, but here we go: a modest little circle of goodness with only 4 grams net carbs. No, it’s not a massive serving, but it also won’t give you the bloats or the sleepies afterwards! It’s a nice little lunch-sized pizza, much more filling than I thought it … Read more “Pizza For One”