Di Bauer

Di Bauer was the editor of CarbSmart Magazine from 1999 to 2004.

Simple Shrimp Salad Low-Carb Gluten-Free Recipe

On a hot summer day the thought of cooking is incomprehensible. This is when the freezer section of my grocery store becomes my best friend. Instead of standing at the kitchen counter cleaning and preparing the shrimp, I simply purchase it already prepared and frozen. You can do your own prep of the shrimp during cooler months and freeze it yourself, but let's be honest, none of us is really thinking about summer menu planning in February. This Simple Shrimp Salad Low-Carb Gluten-Free Recipe is light and refreshing and the perfect meal for the dog days of summer.

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Lemon Garlic Chicken Slaw Low-Carb, Keto, Gluten-Free Recipe

Most of us think side dish when thinking about slaws. But I'm here to tell you that a slaw can be transformed into a wonderful main dish just by adding a few ingredients. This is a very flexible Low-Carb, Keto, Gluten-Free Lemon Garlic Chicken Slaw Recipe with several optional ingredients that you can add if you have them on hand and leave out if you don’t. It’s a great take-along lunch, quick dinner, or snack.

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Lemon Garlic Chicken Breast Low-Carb, Keto, Gluten-Free Recipe

This Low-Carb Keto Gluten-Free Lemon Garlic Chicken Breast recipe is special because it allows you to cook for a larger crowd, or to freeze leftovers for use in the future. In the variations, I have listed other recipes in which you can use these delectable chicken breasts. This is one of my favorite recipes not only because it allows me to cook and freeze, but because these chicken breasts have a bit of zing to them and because they are broiled, they tend to stay very moist inside.

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Zapple Wedges with Jicama Low-Carb, Keto, Gluten-Free Recipe

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!

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Kentucky Hot Brown (Hot Turkey Sandwich) Low-Carb Keto Gluten-Free Recipe

Kentucky Hot Brown is a traditional recipe for a hot turkey sandwich. It can be served as an entrée or a sandwich. If I'm making a sandwich, I like to roll it up in a large Romaine leaf instead of using low-carb bread, but the choice is yours. It's delicious any time of year, but remember it's also a great way to use up your turkey leftovers after Thanksgiving.

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