Up and coming recipes

How about cheeseburger salad?  I promise you it tastes like a cheeseburger should, but without the bread….and it takes longer to eat and that is a good thing.  Pizza soup?  Gorgonzola soup?  Pasta sauce soup?  Low-carb quiche?  What do you miss and I will find a low-carb/low GI alternative recipe for it.

Got to think out of the box!

Pumpkin and Cashewnut Soup

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

Mushroom and Parmesan Soup

I love creamy soups and this one really satisfies.  Actually this is a substitute for a pasta sauce that I love. Continue reading

Chicken Tostadas

  You can make this using a fried flour tortilla as a basis or just leave it out for a lower carb meal.  It will still taste like a tostada because it is not the tortilla which makes the dish, it is all the stuff that goes on top! Continue reading

Beans and bacon

Very simple to make and so tasty.  Makes a great lunch on its own or as a side dish for a heartier meal, for example in place of potatoes with roast meat.  Add some good, homemade stock and you have a great bean soup.  I love the simplicity of this dish, Continue reading

Looking for substitutes or information about ingredients?

There are some wonderful links on the web.  Do you ever wonder about… Continue reading

Chicken tostada

 You can make this using a fried flour tortilla as a basis or just leave it out for a lower carb meal.  It will still taste like a tostada because it is not the tortilla which makes the dish, it is all the stuff that goes on top!  Nice to know that some carbs are totally unnecessary, isn’t it?

A tostada is a fried flour tortilla with mexican beans, meat of some variety and a salad on top.  This wonderful combination of ingredients is topped off with salsa and sour cream — a real Tex-Mex satisfying meal.

This picture shows a tortilla base, so I will give that in the recipe.  We had it one day when I had had VERY few carbs so I figured that one tortilla would not destroy my plan…. Continue reading