Category Archives: Specialized Diets

Tahini Dressing

While looking up information on nigella seeds I came across a recipe for roasted broccoli with tahini sauce. I liked the idea since I love anything that uses sesame, but instead of a warm sauce, decided to try it in … Continue reading

Posted in Condiments, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, LCHF, Salads, Sauces, Specialized Diets | Leave a comment

Greek Cauliflower Couscous

I’m not sure why it took me so long to make a Greek inspired cauliflower “couscous” dish since I love Greek flavors. I used a pre-packaged crumbled cauliflower stir fry blend that included broccoli, carrot, & onion, but wrote this … Continue reading

Posted in Gluten Free, Grain Free, LCHF, Salads, Side Dish, Specialized Diets | Leave a comment

Salmon Patties with Farmer’s Cheese

I get way too many ideas for new dishes from watching cooking shows. Yesterday crab beignets got me thinking about adapting my dry cottage cheese donut recipe for seafood. I had canned salmon and queso fresco on hand so I … Continue reading

Posted in Gluten Free, Grain Free, LCHF, Main Course, Specialized Diets | Leave a comment

Multi-seed Crackers

Sometimes I really miss salty, crunchy snacks like popcorn & chips with my low carb eating pattern so I tossed together ingredients I had on hand and made multi-seed crackers. They turned out great, super crunchy & not as crumbly … Continue reading

Posted in Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, LCHF, Snack food, Specialized Diets | Leave a comment

Chestnut Hot Water Pastry

For my mostly traditional mincemeat pie I wanted a sturdy crust that could hold up to the ingredients. Hot water pastry seemed like a perfect solution. I decided to use chestnut flour even though it’s not low in carbs because … Continue reading

Posted in Dessert, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Specialized Diets, Sugar Free | Leave a comment

Traditional Mincemeat Pie

I made a fairly traditional mincemeat pie with beef and beef fat for Christmas this year after adapting a recipe from one of the first cookbooks published in the US, “American Cookery 2nd edition” by Amelia Simmons and published in … Continue reading

Posted in Dairy Free, Dessert, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Specialized Diets | Leave a comment

Low Carb Dry Cottage Cheese Waffles

I love waffles, but have had mixed results in my attempts to make low carb, grain free ones. A couple of weeks ago I had the idea of making a waffle batter based on my cottage cheese donut recipe. It … Continue reading

Posted in Breads, Gluten Free, Grain Free, LCHF, Main Course, Specialized Diets | Leave a comment