When shopping for cookware, I look for pots and pans that are durable, healthy to cook with, and that I can clean easily. For years, I tried to avoid aluminum pans by cooking with cast iron. Pans containing aluminum are risky to cook with because the aluminum can leach into the food (that means they can be unhealthy and change the taste of your food too!).
Recently, I was talking to a friend who had started following a low-carb diet. She was looking for a substitute for mashed potatoes and had tried making cauliflower mash. However, hers kept turning out runny and tasteless. Oh dear! That’s why I had to write this post. I love cauliflower mash, and I’ve figured out a recipe that always tastes almost exactly like delicious mashed potatoes. Promise.
Here are a dozen gluten-free, low-carb, nutritious soup and side dish recipes that you can choose for your holiday table. (Though really these dishes would be lovely additions to any meal!) These delicious dishes can be enjoyed by everyone at the holiday table.
It’s autumn in New York. There’s a chill in the air, and there’s vibrant fall foliage to admire on my afternoon walks. With the cooler weather arriving, my family and I have been craving something warm and comforting for dinner. One-pan chicken Alfredo is that perfect easy meal with creamy deliciousness in every forkful.
The next time you know that you have a busy day ahead (maybe you’re heading out with friends or going to the gym or shopping) and you don’t want to worry about dinner, why not let your slow cooker do the work? Today, I’m rounding up seven of my most delicious slow cooker recipes. Each meal will taste like you fussed…
My three cheese spinach pie is one of the first recipes that I shared here on the blog and has long been one of my family’s favorites. Since I’ve started eating low-carb and grain free, however, I wanted to try making a grain free pie crust. How to recreate the golden pie crust that is usually made with flour? Cauliflower to the rescue.
Do you have a favorite recipe that has been passed down from generation to generation in your family? These are usually some of the best recipes. Not only are they tasty, but they also bring wonderful memories with each bite. This one-pan chicken and peppers dish that I’m sharing with you today was inspired by a…
I hope you’re having a great summer! This past week it actually cooled down to 65 degrees one evening here in New York. That’s when I made this low-carb cottage pie with cauliflower mash. It’s a delicious comfort food for those days when you just want to curl up on the couch and watch a good movie with your family.
Eating lunch out when you’re trying to watch your carbs is a major challenge. Finding healthy options in a restaurant is tough and not to mention expensive. So I’ve gathered together 6 low-carb lunches you can bring to work to help you succeed with your diet and have lots of energy for your afternoon work schedule….
Are you one of the many people following a Whole 30 plan this month? Whole 30 is a short-term nutritional reset, designed to help you cut out the foods that might be having a negative impact on your health, restore a healthy metabolism, heal your digestive tract, and balance…
Pan-seared scallops with buerre blanc sauce is an excellent choice when you want to prepare a special, scrumptious, low-carb meal. Since I’ve been following a low carb diet, I’ve found that low carb, gluten free meals can still be delicious and exciting. Yay! Beurre blanc is a French warm butter sauce…
Summer’s on its way, and that means it’ll soon be warm enough for shorts and short sleeves. Maybe you’re like me and want to lose a few pounds before summer arrives. In the previous post, John wrote about how vinegar can actually speed up weight loss. Any help in that department is okay with me. Don’t you agree?
A little while back, a subscription meat delivery company called ButcherBox contacted me, asking if they could include my Slow Cooker Pork Osso Buco recipe in one of their upcoming subscription boxes. Of course, I said yes. I was so excited to share this delicious recipe with more people.
Whether you’re a hardcore basketball fan or just love an excuse to throw a party, everyone can get excited about the NCAA Final Four this Saturday. It’s the culmination of March Madness: North Carolina, South Carolina, Oregon, and Gonzaga will be battling it out for the NCAA title.
Last spring, I tried sunchokes for the first time. Ever since, I’ve loved serving them up every now and then as a special, healthy side dish. These delicious tubers feed the good bacteria in your stomach. Essentially, they’re like a gourmet feast for the good bacteria.