Category Archives: Dairy Free

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

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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

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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

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Chicken Based Noodles

I earned my crafty cook stripes today with this crazy idea for chicken based “noodles.” I got the idea from an old episode of Chopped and a chef who made fish based “noodles” with egg whites. It worked better than … Continue reading

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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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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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