Chili Cheese Tots

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Sonic Drive Thru is a restaurant chain known to many, and in no small part thanks to their chili cheese tots. Tots slathered in chili and cheese sauce might seem out of reach for anyone following a low carb, low glycemic load plan, but think … [Read more...]

American Cheese Sauce

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Shown here with chili cheese tots Need cheese sauce? What's a world without cheese sauce? Perfect for macaroni and cheese, nachos, soups, broccoli, and chili cheese tots (to name a few), this recipe is easier than zapping some block cheese food in … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Tater Tots

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Only two ingredients; three or four with spices. It doesn't get much easier. While you know it's cauliflower (you're not going to fool anyone into thinking they're potatoes), the Parmesan cheese adds a layer of flavor and helps brown the outside of … [Read more...]

Bacon Meatball Croquets

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OK, so these are really the bacon cupcakes from another entry, but that sounds a little bit misleading, since the bacon is really just the cupcake wrapper and the meat is the filling.  This is a savory dish which could serve as part of a main course, … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Mini Pizzas

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Say you love me with these healthy, fun mini pizzas. These are made using the oopsie rolls Using Oopsie rolls as bases or small circles fashioned of cauliflower or zucchini pizza dough, cute and festive food for the Day of Love has never been … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Wonton Wrappers

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A Chinese spread. Chinese New Year begins on Monday. This means there is still time to perfect low-carb fun in the kitchen! While authentic, flour based, wonton wrappers are only 4 carbs per wrapper, guilt is lessened substantially when 1/6 of … [Read more...]

Halloween Mini Pizzas

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No Halloween is complete without festive foods. Whether there are kids involved or we're the kids, enjoy the excitement that prepared, gluten-free buns, an oven and some pepperoni will bring this fall. On a busy evening, as daylight no longer … [Read more...]

Italian Nachos

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 Pictured: Woman loves nachos. Nacho loves woman. Legal happiness in at least one state. One of my favorite things in the world is a plate of loaded nachos. Back in my former high-carb lifestyle, when I entered any Chili's or Old Chicago, the order … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Bread Sticks

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Oh no I di'unt! Oh yes. I did. This recipe is a hit at my house with even the picky kids. gluten-free and buttery-delicious, fill up on cauliflower and enjoy it for more than its nutritional value. … [Read more...]

Talk Like a Pirate Day. Fried pickle planks

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Enjoy with this bacon shake. Arrr! Ahoy, mateys! Thar be deliciousness encompassed in pickles! A favorite appetizer from steak houses like Texas Land(lubbers) and Cattle(prods), this is low caaaaaaaaaarrrrb grub even yer trusty parrot will … [Read more...]

Beef Burgundy Meatballs

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Whether you need an appetizer for church or something to go with riced cauliflower or low-carb pasta, these meat balls are a wonderful way to enjoy a little bit of flavor quickly and easily. Having breading ready to go in the freezer makes this an … [Read more...]

Boneless Chicken Wings

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These savory skinless, boneless chicken wings, are not only simple; they're savory and incredibly easy to make-- which is good important during these coming months of football, holidays, fun and frolick. A good friend of mine, named Kimberly (and … [Read more...]

Beef Jerky, Three Ways

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Pictured: Hamburger jerky in tray ready for drying. Meat candy. Chewy fun. More deliciousness in a bite than is almost legal. Almost. One of my frustrations as I stalk through stores looking for a snack is eying delicious jerky, knowing it … [Read more...]

Doritos Style Chips

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Pictured: Sour cream and onion flavor didn't last long near my taste testers. When you left your high-carb lifestyle, you didn't have to leave crunch behind. Now, with the nacho chip recipe and some popcorn salts, you can savor the flavor of … [Read more...]

Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

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Pictured: I :heart: eggs. Hard-boiled eggs are a refrigerated staples in many a kitchen, regardless of weight loss or health plan. From Easter until the end of summer, these protein-laden, ovoid beauties lend themselves to many dishes and … [Read more...]