No matter what you chose for your Valentine’s Day meal, remember a Low Carb Lifestyle is a Whole Food Lifestyle and it is not necessary to celebrate with food each time a holiday rolls around. You can celebrate with your loved ones without relying on the empty, sugar-laden calories of most Valentine meals.
Flank Steak Pinwheels Gluten-Free Low-Carb Recipe By Misty Humphrey from CarbSmart Low-Carb & Gluten-Free Holiday Entertaining Cookbook. Impress your guests with this easy beef recipe! Paired with cauliflower and a green salad, they’ll gladly accept your next invitation. Don’t let anyone know about the crispy bits of goodness on the bottom of the pan, that’s the chef’s treat!
Lemon Beet Salad Gluten-Free Low-Carb Recipe by Misty Humphrey from CarbSmart Low-Carb & Gluten-Free Fall and Winter Entertaining. In the last few years, my love for beets has grown. While a bit higher in sugar, beets are particularly important for digestive health and provide the body with antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification support. Prepared well, beets make a delicious addition to any meal.
From CarbSmart Low-Carb & Gluten-Free Fall and Winter Entertaining. Rich and creamy, this seafood bisque can be served as an appetizer, first course, or complete meal. No matter your choice, your guests will beg you for this warming recipe. Using canned crab or lobster allows this favorite to be served during any season but if you have access to fresh, that’s your optimum choice. Growing up near San Francisco, fresh crab is one of my favorites! This dish pairs well with a Sauvignon Blanc.
The Cranberry Walnut Brie low-carb appetizer recipe is not only a beautiful piece on the table but tastes just as luscious as it looks. Overflowing with color and crunch, this buttery recipe has a bit of a tang and pairs nicely with a nut-based cracker or something as simple as jicama, cucumber slices, or my favorite, a spoon.
These decadent muffins are a cinch to make but be prepared to send each guest home with the recipe. Whether entertaining or looking for a gourmet grab and go meal, these muffins are also easy to freeze. FREE recipe from CarbSmart Low-Carb & Gluten-Free Fall and Winter Entertaining.
As the days get shorter and the nights grow colder, it seems we have less motivation to stay the course with our low carb plans – especially around Halloween. The copious amounts of junk food we are presented with can be overwhelming. How do we break this vicious cycle of the norm? Misty Humphrey gives you some great ways to keep the family – and the neighborhood – healthy.
“Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right” is the theme for National Nutrition Month March, 2014. Eating for health can taste as good as our low nutritive counter parts.
It is said that it takes 21 days to implement habit. Give your family 3 full weeks of consistency and you might be surprised at what all of you can achieve!
With the changing of the seasons, holidays are just around the corner. We have many different celebrations. Whether you celebrate Winter Solstice, Christmas, Chanukah, or Kwanza, all of these bring us to the closing of yet another year. Misty Humphrey shows us how to establish holiday traditions that don’t revolve around food.