Fettuccine Alfredo

In our household, one of the things we miss most about a low carb lifestyle is pasta. I use Kibon Foods’ “Healthy Noodles” and am delighted to have fettuccine, spaghetti, and other types of noodles back on our table.

Fettuccine Alfredo
Serves 2 / 502 calories, 5g net carbs

3 tablespoons Horizon cream cheese
4 tablespoons Horizon heavy cream
2 … Read more

Pasta Bolognese (low carb)

Low carb doesn’t have to mean “no pasta”. I use Kibon Foods’ “Healthy Noodles”  for most of my pasta recipes, but you can also use various kinds of vegetable noodles. I am keenly aware that pasta only serves as a delivery system for glorious sauces, so I sometimes layer cooked eggplant for a version of lasagne that is very … Read more

Bread-less Sandwiches

caprese sandwich: Mozzarella, asparagus, basil, and tomato, all in one stackable pile                                         Via daydreamkitchen.com

Some of the following examples look somewhat like sandwiches, others look more like the charming “stacks” found in gourmet cafes and restaurants, but all of these ideas look completely delicious…and creative!

BuzzFeed’s visually gorgeous article on 15 No-Bread Sandwiches says that “whether you’re gluten-free or Paleo — or maybe you just really hate bread — these are the Read more

Pasta with Dungeness Crab

I grew up in San Francisco, so Dungeness crab was a frequent autumn visitor to our table. But it wasn’t until I was out on my own, in my early twenties, that I created my own personal ritual. As soon as I heard that crab season had begun, I would head down to the wharf with a friend and pick … Read more