It has been a rainy couple of days in our neck of the woods so I figured a thick creamy soup and a protein packed sanny on low carb bread was in order. Cauliflower is a humble little bumpy vegetable. Its creamy white flowrettes pack more of a nutritional punch [...]
Potato pancakes or Latkas are a favourtie in our house but as everyone knows potatoes are very high in carbs and calories. Swap out the high carb potatoes for low carb cauliflower and you have a great low carb dinner. Be sure when you are draining the cauliflower that you [...]
My original intention when I set out to make this soup was to make a parsnip soup but for some reason I didn't pick any parsnips up on my last trip to the grocery store even though they were on my list and I could have sworn I actually picked [...]
One thing I really missed about spring was the fresh snap peas. They are so vibrant and delicious. A perfect little snack and makes a fabulous ingredient in any vegetarian dish. My hubby and I were watching a British cooking show and they made a dish very similar to this [...]
This lovely chowder is delicious, hardy and simple to make. We eat a lot of cauliflower in our house. It's low in fat, low in carbohydrates but high in dietary fiber, folate, water, and vitamin C, possessing a high nutritional density. Cauliflower contains several phytochemicals, common in the cabbage family, [...]
Cauliflower belongs the Brassicaceae (Cruciferous) family of vegetables and is often overshadowed by its popular cousin broccoli. This awesome vegetable deserves a regular rotation in your diet because it contains a remarkable array of nutrients, including minerals, vitamins, antioxidants and other phytochemicals. Cauliflower’s appeal gets better due to its extreme [...]
A low carb alternative to potato soup that is equally as tasty. You can choose to use milk instead of cream to keep the fat content down. If you choose to go dairy free, place a tin of coconut milk in the fridge for an hour then add to soup.
This dish makes a nice little side dish to chicken wings. It is also a great appetizer for your next party. Your guests will gobble it up!
Bread is simply evil for diabetics but this Cauliflower "bread" is gluten-free, grain-free, low carb, low fat and only 2 Weight Watchers point per serving. For most diabetics or anyone wanting to loose weight bread is one of those food people find the most difficult to give up or cut [...]
Delicious salmon cakes made with cauliflower and the added color of red bell pepper and green onion. They are low carb
An awesome take on tater tots. These little cauliflower nuggets are gluten free and low carb. Sure to be a hit for the kids as an after school treat, appetizer or quick dinner side. Source: http://www.forkandbeans.com
With winter well on its way a hearty soup always hits the spot. Have a small bowl as an appetizer or go large and pair it with a hearty ham and cheese pita on a high protien pita. Enjoy and stay warm!
This is one of our family favourites but as we all know the key to a happy family is compromise. So to please all I usually make 1/2 traditional potato and the other half low carb mashed cauliflower for the carb conscience. You could also try mixed veggies or chopped [...]
This soup is a hearty bowl of low carb goodness. At only an estimated cost of $3.50 per person this dish is not only easy to prepare it is also easy on the pocket book and only 1 Weight Watchers point. The beauty of crock pot dishes is that after [...]
Traditional pizza dough is so full of carbs that it could make your blood sugar spike just looking at it! (well not really but you know what I mean) Consider this recipe for a yummy crust and pizza alternative, high in protein and low in fat, a blank canvas of [...]
When changing your diet to make old favourites more healthy often small changes go a long way to make them higher in fibre and lower in carbs. For this dish cauliflower was an obvious choice in vegetable. It is low in fat and carbs and gives you the extra benefit [...]