Tag: low carb

Nut-Crusted Goat Cheese, Pear and Arugula Salad

Nut-Crusted Goat Cheese, Pear and Arugula Salad

Nut crusted goat cheese, pear and arugula salad with a simple Dijon vinaigrette. These flavours work perfectly together – warm, crispy goat cheese medallions nestled on top of peppery arugula and accented by sweet pears. The goat cheese is the star of the salad – 

Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon

Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon

One of my favourite recipes to prepare. Tender chunks of beef braised in red wine with mushrooms and pearl onions: it’s a classic and a labour of love. My version is a bit of a shortcut from the original recipe I learned in cooking school 

Low Carb Breakfast Bowl

Low Carb Breakfast Bowl

Start your day off right with a nutritious , low carb breakfast bowl. Skip the potatoes and sub in cauliflower rice! Sauteed with scrambled eggs and topped with crispy bacon, chopped spinach and 2 types of cheese, trust me you won’t miss the potatoes!   

Balsamic Chicken with Olive and Caper Dressing

Balsamic Chicken with Olive and Caper Dressing

My take on this popular recipe using ingredients you probably already have one hand. I use boneless skinless chicken thighs but you could certainly sub in chicken breasts or bone-in chicken pieces. This vibrant dish is so easy to prepare and is a crowd pleaser. 

Low Carb Lemon and Asparagus Risotto

Low Carb Lemon and Asparagus Risotto

I’m all about the cauliflower rice. I always keep a few bags in my freezer to use in my favourite recipes as a substitute for regular rice. A recipe came across my feed recently for a vegan risotto using broccoli rice and it looked so 

Grilled Cauliflower Steaks with Brown Butter, Crispy Prosciutto and Sage

Grilled Cauliflower Steaks with Brown Butter, Crispy Prosciutto and Sage

A delicious dish that’s easy enough to prepare on a busy weeknight and elegant enough to serve to guests. Brown butter sauce is probably the easiest, most flavourful sauce you can make. Melted over medium low heat, the butter transforms into a rich and delicate 

Amazing Low Carb Ramen

Amazing Low Carb Ramen

For this soup I use Japanese shirataki noodles. These noodles are made from the konjac yam and are very low in carbs and calories but full of healthy fibre. The word “shirataki” means white waterfall, referring to the appearance of these noodles. Don’t be turned 

Low Carb Noodles with Chicken and Black Beans

Low Carb Noodles with Chicken and Black Beans

My low carb take on Spaghetti Quattro, a favourite dish of mine. Ground chicken and black beans in a light spicy tomato sauce over shirataki noodles. Delish!