Southwest Deviled Eggs are the perfect Low-Carb Gluten-Free appetizer for any party or Mexican fiesta meal. They are packed full of nutritional goodness and are delicious and satisfying. They are very simple to prepare and take very little time. They can be prepared ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator.
Low-Carb Gluten-Free Red Pepper Bean Medley is a welcome addition to any meal. You can even get the kids involved by having them trim and halve the beans. Green beans and wax beans can be found year round in your local grocery so it makes choosing a veggie side dish a snap (pun intended). As an added bonus, you almost never have to argue with kids to eat their beans!
This delicious non-alcoholic Low-Carb Gluten-Free virgin Pina Colada Mocktail is as refreshing as it is delicious. It makes a great party beverage especially during the warm summer months! Because it contains no liquor you can safely serve it to children. Of course there is nothing wrong with adding a splash of rum for the grown ups if you choose.
Apples tend to be pretty high in sugar so I try to avoid them as much as possible. However, Low-Carb jicama slices (zapple) soaked in a fruit flavored drink mix, give me the same textural mouth feel and crunch as an apple without all the sugar of an apple. Jicama has become very popular so finding it at your local supermarket shouldn’t be difficult. Many times you can find it pre-cleaned and sliced. If you can find it that way, go for it!
Occasionally, I miss bread-bread sticks to be more specific. This Crunchy Sesame Garlic Bread Stick recipe satisfies that craving every time. They are pretty simple to prepare and are best served hot out of the oven. The best part is that any non-low carbers in the family will never miss the real thing!
This Buttered Wax Beans Low-Carb Gluten-Free side dish is super quick and easy to make and tastes great with fish, chicken, or beef. If you are unable to get fresh wax beans due to seasonal availability or if time is of the essence, you can use an organic canned bean. In the same family as green beans, wax beans tend be lower in carbohydrates and a bit sweeter in taste.
Apple-Walnut Stuffed Celery Sticks is a very versatile dish. You can serve it as a Low-Carb Gluten-Free appetizer, a side dish, or even a snack. They are quick and easy to make and a big crowd pleaser. Any way you serve them up, they are a delicious!
This recipe for steamed broccoli with roasted peppers is quick, easy, delicious, Low-Carb & Gluten-Free. You can use either fresh or frozen broccoli and then add some flair with a jarred roasted pepper. Fire roasted peppers add a depth of flavor and a splash of color to the dish. Because we are using only butter, salt, and pepper to season the broccoli, it goes well with just about any entrée.
This Italian Salad with Seasoned Mozzarella Cheese is the perfect addition to any chicken, beef, or vegetarian meal. Because you use the tomatoes as a pretty garnish on the plate, this salad presents beautifully. You can use a large serving bowl, but this salad begs for a plated presentation. Enjoy!
Tangy Lemon Parsley Butter tastes great on a nice juicy steak. This Low-Carb Gluten-Free compound butter brings out the taste of the meat without overpowering it. It can also be used on fish or vegetables. Best yet, you can make ahead of time and take it out of the refrigerator when you’re ready to use it. It also makes a great hostess gift or holiday gift.