Low Carb Meals For Grieving Friends

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.

BREAKFAST
Crispy Wheat-Free Waffles
(Make  up a lot: they can be reheated in a toaster and topped with a dollop of Greek Yogurt or some thawed berries.)
Minute Muffins
(Microwave a muffin while you visit—they can eat it now, or later)
Orange-Almond Chia “Oatmeal”
(Make up individual portions in baggies and deliver with a carton of unsweetened almond milk)
Blueberry Muffins

LUNCH & DINNER
—FRESH FLAVORS
Green Gazpacho
Kale Salad with Lemon-Sesame Dressing
Chopped Vegetable Salad
Caesar Green Bean Salad
Mediterranean Parsley Salad
Chunky Salasa Fresca Salad
Hemp Seed Tabouli
—COMFORTING SOUPS
Broccoli Soup with Cheddar Cheese
Keto Chicken Noodle Soup
Creamy Tomato Soup
Thai Coconut Soup
Zuppa Toscana
Cheddar Biscuits
—SAVORY TARTS
Crustless Vegetable Crustless Quiche
Smoked Salmon Crustless Quiche
—ZESTY CHICKEN
Grilled Chicken Wings with Thai Flavors
Vinegar Chicken with Crushed Green Olives
Sicilian Baked Chicken
Chicken Shawarma Saute
Cauliflower Mac’ n’ Cheese
Middle Eastern Spiced Chicken with Eggplant
Thai Chicken Curry
Green Chili Enchilada Chicken Breasts
Ricotta Crepes (Use for chicken-cheddar enchiladas)
—SUCCULENT MEATS
Shepherd’s Pie

Asian Pot Roast
New Mexico-Style Meat Chili
—TEMPTING VEGETABLES
Cauliflower “Potato” Salad
Cavolfiore ai Cinque Formaggi (Cauliflower with Five Cheeses)
Ratatouille
Cauliflower Mac N Cheese
Chili Rellano Casserole
Mushroom-Broccoli Pot Pie

DESSERT
The cheesecakes on this blog are all low carb 🙂
Lemon-Poppyseed Pound Cake
Italian Chocolate-Almond Torte (torta Caprese)
Spritz Cookies
Shortbread Cookies
Cupcakes (aka Minute Muffins)