Category Archives: Recipes

Nutty Salmon

Deliciously crunchy way to bake salmon.  Serve with a big vegetable salad.

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Jamaican Chicken

This chicken is marinated overnight so that all the good flavors penetrate into the meat. Continue reading

Cannellini Bean Dip

 This makes a great dip for vegetables or low carb crackers.  If you add more stock you would get an excellent bean soup.  To make a purely vegetarian dish, use vegetable stock.  It is important to use the best quality olive oil available.

Serving Size: 4
Cuisine: Italian
-= Ingredients =-
500 gram Cannellini beans
Fresh rosemary
4 cup Chicken stock
1 medium Onion ; diced
2 cloves Garlic ; chopped
1 large Carrot ; diced
1 stalk Celery ; diced
3 medium Tomato ; chopped
2 teaspoon sea salt
Pepper ; freshly ground

-= Instructions =-
Soak the beans over night.  You can use tinned white beans, but the flavor won’t be as good.

Put all of the ingredients except the oil in a casserole.  Simmer for about 2 hours until the beans are fully cooked, adding water if necessary.  Cool this mixture to room temperature.

Use a food processor to blend the beans to a creamy texture.

Serve drizzled with more oil and some paprika powder to add a bit of color.

Pumpkin Stew

  This satisfying stew can be a vegetable side dish or you can easily turn it into a meal in itself with the addition of cooked cannellini or red kidney beans and/or some sausage or bacon. 

You can also turn it into a marvelous soup by using the blender and adding some cream. Continue reading

Smoked Mackerel Dip

This super simple dip is great with vegetables — carrots, celery, cucumber, radishes, etc. and, of course, as a dip or spread for bread.  Continue reading

Chocolate has been discovered!

As I keep learning more about low carb and GI indexes and GI loads, I keep stumbling over delectable tidbits.  According to the internet, Lindt 90% dark chocolate has only 5 grams of carbohydrates!

Chocoholic heaven is opening its doors!

So now the plan is to experiment with brownies and cakes and ice cream pies…you can easily make a low carb ice cream at home.  So now the fun begins!

Pumpkin and Cashewnut Soup

 This creamy soup can be made with vegetable or chicken stock.  Both are equally delicious.  Continue reading