Category Archives: Sandwiches, Tacos/Pitas, Burgers

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

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

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

Ricotta Wraps or Crepes

Crepes are a kitchen staple…or should be! Most crepes use flour, but this recipe circumvents that nicely with ricotta. I use ricotta crepes for breakfast crepes, filled with sweetened ricotta cheese and a few berries. Then there’s dessert crepes, filled with sweetened whipped cream flavored with cocoa powder. They also work as wraps for savory foods (think: enchiladas, manicotti, breakfast … Read more

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