So yummy that it’s easy to simply eat the entire recipe myself. The good news—if I eat it all for lunch, I’m not hungry for the rest of the day.
Creamy Cauliflower-Cheese Mash
Two 1-cup servings // 282 calories, 9 net carbs
1 head of cauliflower
3 tablespoons heavy cream
1 tablespoon butter
2-4 ounces Dubliner or other sharp cheddar … Read more
Haricots Verts Amandine
Serves 2-4 // Two servings = 179 calories, 8 net carbs
1/2 pound thin green beans, trimmed
1 tablespoon unsalted grass-fed butter (or olive oil)
2 ounces slivered almonds
1 large clove garlic, thinly sliced
1 medium shallot, thinly sliced
3/4 tablespoon lemon juice or champagne vinegar
Freshly ground black pepper
2 ounces chopped, cooked … Read more
This dish is so simple—Just blanch the green beans until crisp tender, then toss with halved cherry tomatoes and a bright vinaigrette of Dijon mustard, red wine vinegar, garlic, shallots and olive oil. A shower of chopped fresh basil across the top finishes it off.
Green Bean Salad
1 pound string beans or small haricots verts
24 cherry … Read more
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.
8 servings // 578 calories each, 38 net carbs for cow’s milk version
2 tablespoons olive oil
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
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon Dijon … Read more