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About The Objective Nutritionist

The Objective Nutritionist is a human nutrition graduate student with many food allergies and sensitivities. She enjoys creating and sharing great tasting recipes that fit her lifestyle, discussing food related topics, and educating people on how best to meet their individual nutritional needs from an evidence based perspective.

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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Low Carb Egg Rolls (Napa Cabbage Rolls)

Since I made a large batch of Asian plum sauce I wanted to make something to serve along with it. I love egg rolls, but the wrappers aren’t exactly part of my standard diet. I decided to use Napa cabbage leaves … Continue reading

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Asian Plum Sauce

Last year I made a small batch of Asian plum sauce from fruit from my parents’ orchard to see if I’d use it. It was great with egg rolls and as a sauce in stir fry. I made a bigger … Continue reading

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Low Carb Flat Bread

I came across a recipe on dietdoctor.com for easy keto pancakes with eggs, cottage cheese, and psyllium husk powder. I was interested because it didn’t contain coconut flour like most low carb pancake recipes; I’ve had some epic failures with … Continue reading

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Low Sugar Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars

Last week I made caramel apple butter from a dozen Gravenstein apples from my parents’ yard, date “sugar” (dehydrated and ground dates), water, apple cider vinegar, molasses, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, ginger, and salt. I didn’t measure the ingredients so I … Continue reading

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Low Carb Mozzarella Flat Bread/Pizza Dough

I came across “magic mozzarella dough” several months ago and adapted it for cinnamon rolls. While I was impressed with its bread-like texture, it was a little too dry for my tastes. Since I was also experimenting with cream cheese … Continue reading

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Green Apple and Fennel Slaw

One of the first plants ready to harvest in my mom’s garden is Florence fennel bulbs. The mild licorice scent and flavor always reminds me of early summer and it’s one of my favorite summer vegetables, especially when paired with … Continue reading

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