Monthly Archives: October 2017

Beef Stew with Turnips

Stews are a staple in my diet during the cooler months of autumn and winter and, while I don’t use recipes to create them, I have come up with a few tricks to make more nutritent dense and better textured … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse

Last week I roasted two small sugar pumpkins and made purée. I used part of the purée in cupcakes and decided to use the rest in an easy pumpkin and cream cheese dessert. I used maple flavoring and a little … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts Carbonara

Carbonara is one of my favorite pasta sauces. What’s not to like about bacon, eggs, and Parmesan cheese? After making a buckwheat pasta, cabbage, and Parmesan cheese dish last year that was surprisingly tasty, I decided to try carbonara on … Continue reading

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Low Carb Cottage Cheese Donuts

Eastern European/Russian recipes for dry cottage cheese/farmer’s cheese donuts are ideal for adapting to a low carb lifestyle; they already use high protein cheese as a base. I took a traditional recipe and substituted almond flour & stevia-erythritol blend and … Continue reading

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