Low carb Tostadas

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  Getting the mostada from tostada A Tostada is made on a crisp shell (you leave these on the counter on a rack--or in the oven--to crisp up). You can pick these up to eat them. Traditionally the shells are made from corn … [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 Spaghetti Squash Bake

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Served with green beans, you have a winner for dinner. Please excuse the atrocious coloring. It's really not that orange. Busy school days, and crazy work days. No matter how you serve them up, it boils down to being too busy to prepare healthy … [Read more...]

Quick Flat-Out Pizza

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I am a major fan of pizza. I can eat just the toppings; or, for only 8 net carbs, I can use a huge Flat-Out low-carb wrap as a crust. The crust is not gluten-free and is not for Atkins induction; but for others who need something quick and low-carb, … [Read more...]

Loaded Cowboy Pizza

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Papa Murphy's is a famous take and bake pizzaria, and while their pies are out of this world, so are the carb counts. Following is a gluten-free, low-carb pizza recipe sure to have people asking for seconds, and without straining an already tight … [Read more...]

Roasted Turkey

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Pictured: Served with this terrific Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake, Roasted Turkey is the birdie belle of the ball. … [Read more...]

Chicken Pot Pie

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Pot pie. Like cute shoes but don't put it on your feet Chicken pot pie is like a cute pair of shoes: it works in a pinch for so many occasions, and is incredibly slimming. This chicken pot pie is easy, sumptuous, and can be put together in a … [Read more...]

Jerk Chicken

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Pictured: I like cooling the dish with this avocado feta salsa. … [Read more...]

Lamb Gyro with Tzatziki Sauce

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Gyro will make you a hero with your taste buds. Opa! Ethnic foods add so much depth to meals, especially ones where meats and vegetables are a mainstay. One example of a dish that is fun to make and delicious as well as beautiful are gyros. … [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...]

Oat Flour Spaghetti

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Oat no you di'unt! Options? I believe in options, especially when they sit, steaming from a plate and covered with fresh tomato sauce and chives. … [Read more...]

Soy Flour Spaghetti

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Don't walk pasta the pasta... One of the seeming realities of a lifestyle without flour is the general lack of spaghetti. Sure spaghetti squash is delicious, but much of the entire point of pasta is the al dente. Those chewy morsels between the … [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...]

Cauliflower Noodle Lasagna

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So real, you won't miss the old, starchy noodles. Step back, Jack! Lasagna is noodly again. With the advent of pre-cooking cauliflower dough into sheets of noodles, this easy addition to your casserole will make life so much more decadent than … [Read more...]

Taco Pizza

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Taco Pizza: Crustacular, low-carb and gluten-free Looking for something new for dinner? Miss Godfather's Taco Pizza? Are you diabetic, gluten intolerant or low-carbing and need something you can enjoy on pizza night? At only 23 carbs for an entire … [Read more...]