One of the more difficult things about a low-carb diet is the lack of pasta. The easy way to solve that problem is by making noodles from zucchini. Not only are they Low-Carb, Gluten-Free, satisfying and delicious, but they are very pretty. This Poppy Seed Zoodle recipe is absolutely scrumptious! I like to serve them with Mushroom Garlic Chicken or fish. Even the non-low carbers in my family love these!
I love a Low-Carb Gluten-Free salad as a side dish. Its refreshing, healthy, and I can even go back for second or third helpings. This Mixed Green Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette dressing is extra tasty! You get the buttery taste of the Boston lettuce and the peppery taste of the arugula and the endive and radicchio give it extra crunch. But the best part of all is the homemade Raspberry Vinaigrette. It is both sweet and tangy and makes every meal just a little more special.
Raspberry Vinaigrette is one of my favorite Low-Carb Gluten-Free salad dressings. In the summer time, I use fresh berries compliments of my neighbor’s garden (shhhhh…don’t tell her). I am not willing to pay the price for fresh berries shipped in from who knows where in the winter, so I buy the frozen, organic raspberries from my local grocery store. This dressing is light and fresh and always puts a smile on my face.
Nothing says autumn like a nice pork roast with sauerkraut. This main dish is super low in carbs, Gluten-Free, high in probiotics, absolutely delicious, and looks like you spent all day slaving in a hot kitchen; which you absolutely will not! Whether it’s a quiet family dinner or entertaining guests, this pork roast is the way to go. Your family will be overjoyed and your guests wowed. This recipe is simplicity itself.
One of my favorite things about this Stir-Fried Green Bean Recipe is the ability to adapt the spices to the meal I am serving. For instance, some meals call for a little spice so I add red pepper flakes. Other times, maybe some lemon pepper or ginger. However you choose to spice them, these beans add great texture to the meal. I like to serve stir-fried beans with Pork Roast and Sauerkraut because the pork and sauerkraut are sort of soft, and these beans add a nice crunchy texture to the meal. I always keep frozen, organic green beans in the freezer just in case I don’t have time to run to the store. You can use either fresh or frozen in the recipe without sacrificing taste.
Back in an earlier lesson, I gave you a recipe for a Zapple-based dessert. Now, I give you Crockpot Zapple Wedges; the perfect Low-Carb hot “apple” recipe that can be used as a side dish when serving pork. Apples always taste good with pork, and Crockpot Zapple Wedges are reminiscent of delicious, hot scalloped apples.
Want to impress your family and friends with a meatloaf recipe that is out of this world delicious? Then serve them Low-Carb Stroganoff Meatloaf. It is definitely a step up from what your mother used to serve. With a crunchy shell and a creamy filling, this meatloaf is sure to impress and satisfy even the pickiest of eaters!
Whenever I pan fry any type of red meat, I save the drippings in a jar in my fridge. That way, when the beef gravy craving hits, it only takes a few minutes to prepare and cook. You can also store extra Low-Carb gravy in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
Many low-carbers tend to rely too heavily on broccoli, asparagus, and cauliflower. They omit most legumes because the assumption is that beans are too high in carbs. And in fact, many are too high. Green beans however, are just fine for the low-carber who is staying on plan and listening to their body. The Technicolor Green Bean recipe is just such a recipe. It is low in carbs, Gluten-Free, delicious, and it pairs well with any type of entrée.
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