Roasted Asparagus & Red Onion Quesadillas

This one I originally saved so I could post the sauce recipe BUT after reading the recipe, I don’t see why you couldn’t roast the asparagus and onions, then use those as a filling for an omelet (topped with the sauce). Quesadillas 1 pound asparagus, trimmed 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 large red onion, … More Roasted Asparagus & Red Onion Quesadillas

Dublin Bay Prawn Cocktail and More

This recipe says it serves 20 … what a lie! lol BUT, upon looking at the link, you need to check out the rest of the recipes there. They are either naturally low carb or could easily be modified. 4-5 lbs cooked, deveined medium or large shrimp I head of top-quality lettuce, chopped and … More Dublin Bay Prawn Cocktail and More

Trio of Stuffed Eggs – Uovo Sode Imbotitte TUNA-AND-CAPER-STUFFED EGGS (Level 1 Friendly) 3 bard-boiled eggs, peeled and halved (see tip below) 1 (3 ounce) can tuna packed in water, drained 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 teaspoons plus 1 teaspoon drained capers 1 teaspoon chopped fresh Italian parsley 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon anchovy paste (optional) OLIVE-AND-MASCARPONE-STUFFED EGGS 3 bard-boiled … More Trio of Stuffed Eggs – Uovo Sode Imbotitte

Kale Stew with Smoked Meat and Sausages Kale Stew with Smoked Meat and Sausages Ingredients 2 1/2 – 3 lbs of kale, washed, stems and ribs removed 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 medium yellow onions, peeled and chopped 2 tablespoons rolled oats 1 lb smoked pork loin or Kassler (pork neck will work) 1 Pinkelwurst or other smoked boiling sausage, such … More Kale Stew with Smoked Meat and Sausages

Field Greens with Smoked Eel

I’ve never seen the term field greens, so I looked it up.  I liked the answers given here. Also, since I’ve never mentioned it before, any time I include a note from Simon, he’s the one who runs a Yahoo group I am on. Field Greens with Smoked Eel Ingredients: Bacon-Dijon Dressing: 1/2 cup … More Field Greens with Smoked Eel

Atkins “Noodles”

Atkins “Noodles” 2 eggs at room temperature, separated 1/4 teaspoon Krazy Salt (or seasoned salt) 3 Tablespoons butter Melt butter in a cookie sheet that has sides. Beat whites with salt until stiff. Beat yolks with a fork and fold them into the whites. Spread egg mixture on the cookie sheet and bake at 350 … More Atkins “Noodles”

Matzoh Ball Soup

Matzoh Ball Soup Serves 8 1 egg, separated 1 1/2 Tablespoons chicken fat (or butter if you can’t find it) 1.4 cup hot water or soup 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup crushed Baken-ets (pork rinds) 2 quarts chicken soup Beat yolk of egg with softened chicken fat (or butter) until thick and well blended. Pour … More Matzoh Ball Soup

Diet Revolution Rolls

Diet Revolution Rolls Makes 6 Rolls Pam spray 3 eggs separated 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 3 Tablespoons cottage cheese 1 package Sugar Twin (sweetener of choice) Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Separate eggs very carefully (make sure that none of the yolk gets into the whites). Spray Pam on teflon cookie sheet. Beat … More Diet Revolution Rolls

Mustard Sauce

Mustard Sauce Makes 1 cup (16 Tablespoons) 3 Tablespoons onion, chopped 1 Tablespoon butter 8 Tablespoons Dijon mustard 1/4 cup heavy cream 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce 1/2 Tablespoon chopped chives Saute onions in butter until soft. Stir in mustard and cream until well heated (do not boil). Blend in Worcestershire Sauce. Sprinkle with chives. Serve … More Mustard Sauce

Smoked Salmon with Shrimp and Horseradish Cream Ingredients 1 tbsp crème fraîche 1 tsp horseradish sauce 4 slices smoked salmon 10 large cooked shrimp, peeled but tails left on For the salad juice 1 lime, finely grated zest of ½ 1 tsp clear honey (sugar substitute or leave it out) ½ tsp finely grated fresh root ginger 2 tbsp light rapeseed … More Smoked Salmon with Shrimp and Horseradish Cream

20 Minute Chocolate Peanut Butter Blender Muffins (Grain free, Dairy free option)

And now you may understand after this post last night, I had to get off of Facebook!  Just use a sugar-free everything, and you’ll have a gluten free “scarf the whole thing” recipe!  Just keep in mind, this is definitely something you should wait to eat until after you have progressed to the point that … More 20 Minute Chocolate Peanut Butter Blender Muffins (Grain free, Dairy free option)

Garlic Roasted Venison Backstrap Wrapped in Bacon Skin

Yesterday was a bad day for me on Facebook. I was craving everything in sight! So, right now I’m going to share with you three of the recipes I discovered. This first one is the safest, since it is truly low carb and (possibly) paleo if you find the right bacon. Ingredients 1 full … More Garlic Roasted Venison Backstrap Wrapped in Bacon Skin

Horseradish Cream

Since I have been craving horseradish, I finally bought some.  We also bought a tri tip to cook over some hardwood charcoal (the best smell in the world).  So, I looked around the web for some recipes and couldn’t figure out which one to try.  I pretty much just made it up as I went … More Horseradish Cream

Ham & Horseradish Stuffed Eggs

I’m pretty sure something is wrong with me. I have actually been craving horseradish! So, imagine my surprise when this recipe shows up in my in box! Ham & Horseradish Stuffed Eggs Ingredients 6 hard-cooked large eggs 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1/2 cup minced cooked ham (about 3 ounces) teaspoon coarse-grained mustard 1 1/2 teaspoons … More Ham & Horseradish Stuffed Eggs

Steamed Whole Fish with Ginger, Scallions, and Soy Ingredients 1 (1 1/2-pound) whole white fish (such as sea bass, branzino, or flounder), cleaned with head and tail intact Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 by 1/2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and finely julienned 1/4 cup light soy sauce 1 tablespoon rice wine 1 scallion, white and light green parts only, … More Steamed Whole Fish with Ginger, Scallions, and Soy

Pan-fried chicken in mushroom sauce Ingredients 2 tbsp sunflower oil 6 large, free-range chicken legs, halved at the joint so you have 6 thighs and 6 drumsticks 700ml (1 1/4 pts) chicken stock (or water) 50g (about 3 1/2 Tablespoons) butter 1 onion, finely diced 400g (about 1-3/4 cup) mixed wild mushrooms 300ml (1/2 pt) dry white wine (can … More Pan-fried chicken in mushroom sauce

Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms

I wish I could find a picture of this recipe … it sounds fantastic! Ingredients 3 Italian hot sausages, casings removed 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese (about 3 ounces) 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 8-ounce package cream cheese, room temperature 1 large egg yolk … More Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms

Cauliflower Crust Grilled Cheese

Now, this looks really tasty! Ingredients Makes 2 grilled cheese sandwiches Cauliflower crust “bread” slices 1 small head cauliflower, cut into small florets (should yield 3 cups of cauliflower rice) 1 free-range organic egg, lightly beaten ½ cup / 1.7 oz / 50 gr shredded mozzarella cheese ½ teaspoon fine grain sea salt ¼ … More Cauliflower Crust Grilled Cheese

Diabetic Cookery – Published 1917

Well, a link to this cookbook was posted today and, since I’m a nut for old cookbooks, I had to check it out.  What surprised me is the fact that this cookbook seems to support a low carbohydrate lifestyle! Look what I found!  Someone who has cooked from this book! It supports the … More Diabetic Cookery – Published 1917

Keto Soft Batch Cookies

Originally posted on The Primitive Palate:
Who doesn’t love chocolate? Especially when it’s baked into a soft delicious cookie! Recently, I was introduced to an amazing low-carb chocolate company called ChocoPerfection! Take the finest, gourmet European chocolate and sweeten it with sugar-free natural plant fiber that tastes exactly like sugar, and you get ChocoPerfection. ?…

Breakfast Sticks

Originally posted on Buttoni's Low-Carb Recipes:
Breakfast Sticks Realized I hadn’t used my “protein bar” molds in a long time and decided to shape this morning’s breakfast in a new way.  You can use the bottom of muffin cups for these or muffin-top pans as well.  These came out delicious.  Just the right amount…

Keto Garlic Gnocchi

Originally posted on The Primitive Palate:
? It’s a seriously rare occasion that I crave pasta. I know, I’m soooo lucky. I should rephrase that, I rarely crave boxed pasta. Handmade pasta is a different story, and gnocchi has always been my favorite. They are like soft little pillows that melt in your mouth…when cooked…

Bacon-wrapped Pork Loin with Hatch Green Chile Stuffing

The first sentence of this post says it all: “It seems that lately I have two main criteria when deciding what to cook: 1. Can I wrap it in bacon? and 2. Can I stuff a bunch of other tasty ingredients inside?” She doesn’t really write out a recipe for this. They are: 3 … More Bacon-wrapped Pork Loin with Hatch Green Chile Stuffing

Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting (Gluten-Free & Sugar-Free)

And to complete my visual sugar high, there’s this: Ingredients Pumpkin Cake 1/4 cup melted butter 2 cups pureed pumpkin 1 cup granulated xylitol 1/2 teaspoon pure stevia extract 8 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon sea salt 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon cloves … More Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting (Gluten-Free & Sugar-Free)


A friend in a Facebook group posted this: Having one of those “I could eat a whole cake” kinda days . My stress level is at an all time high. I opted for a flax crepe with a sugar free buttercream filling and strawberry puree on top! One day at a time. With this picture: … More Crepes