Like Popeye and Olive Oyl, Batman and Robin, or peanut butter and jelly, some things just belong together. Pork and apples are just such an example. Let’s face it, if you’re living a low-carb lifestyle, you’re likely not eating many apples since they have a higher glycemic count that other fruits. Never fear, I’ve solved that problem for you. A day or 4 before you plan to make these delicious Johnny Appleseed Pork Chops, make a batch of Zapples in the crockpot and store the finished product in the fridge. Never fear, you will have plenty of Zapples left over for snacking or desserts. This pork chop recipe will take you right back to your childhood.
Low-Carb Main Dish Recipes from CarbSmart.com
This Low Carb Chunky Beef Chili recipe from Judith van den Broek is a great variation for a cold winter night. The hearty, thick chunks of beef mixed with onions, celery, tomatoes and spices makes the perfect Low-Carb Gluten-Free variation of healthy chili.
There are times when I really want for dinner is a big salad with all the trimmings. Low-Carb Gluten-Free Chicken Caesar Salad fits the bill perfectly on days like these. Because the salad includes, broiled chicken, cheese, bacon, and hard boiled eggs, it makes for a very filling and satisfying meal. This recipe lends itself very well to advance preparation. You can get everything ready the night before, store the components in the fridge, and assemble the salad 5 minutes before you’re ready to sit down and eat.
This Low-Carb Gluten-Free Crab-Stuffed Squash recipe is an adaption of a classic recipe from the 1960s-just healthier. This flavorful combination of zucchini or squash, crabmeat, cream cheese, and veggies goes very well as a different way to present squash at fall or winter holiday dinners.
Italian Meatball Stew is a delicious addition to your Low-Carb Gluten-Free winter menu line up. Nothing is more comforting on a cold winter’s day than a nice hot bowl of stew. If you’re like me, you probably start to cook and freeze a few of your favorite soups and stews as soon as fall turns to winter. It freezes well and will be a big hit with your family and friends.
Italian Meatballs are one my favorite meals – ever! They are super easy to prepare and make a great meal any time of the year. I usually make Low-Carb Gluten-Free meatballs when I have some extra time on hands so that I can freeze them and have a ready made meal or primary ingredient when I need it. Meatballs are a great addition to soup or stews. They also make a fabulous party dish. Just serve them in a pretty dish, stick a toothpick in them, and they’re the hit of the party!
This Low-Carb, Gluten-Free Harlem Roast Chicken Recipe is adapted from a recipe by Norma Darden, owner of Miss Mamie’s and Miss Maude’s restaurants in Harlem. I’ve adapted it to be lower in carbohydrates and somewhat easier to prepare. There’s a reason to cook two of these chickens at a time. The leftovers are delicious!
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!
You’ll love the tenderness of this Low-Carb Gluten-Free Lemon Lime Chicken Breasts Recipe. The tenderness is due to the lime juice and seasoning. It is so juicy you’ll want to serve it often! Serve it with a salad, or slice up the chicken and serve it on top of the salad.
Low Carb Comfort Food Scramble For Two is a great Low-Carb Gluten-Free breakfast for dinner recipe. Eggs for dinner are particularly good when you’re crunched for time or for when the food budget for the week is shot.