Go a little Greek…

GYRO-SPICED MEATBALLS and TZATZIKI Time for some solid, dense protein?  Need a lunch or dinner that’s full of flavor and super filling?  Something new and different?  Here ya’ go… You can make meatballs, patties, or loaf….or even crumbly fry this off in a pan. The secret is to fry, bake, or broil the meat until…

Green is beautiful!

CREAMY GARLIC & EDAMAME SOUP This soup will bring a little Spring to your dreary winter! Fresh and bright with low-carb, high-protein edamame and fragrant, creamy garlic…add a bag of protein crisps and you’ve got a gourmet lunch. ~~~~   2 tablespoons olive oil 4 cloves garlic, peeled 2 bay leaves 4 cups shelled edamame,…

Fluffy Falafel…and an easy Tzatziki!

FALAFEL with TZATZIKI I eat fairly low carb, and the carbs I do eat usually come from veggies and a lot of beans.  I LOVE BEANS! This recipe is a great vegetarian dish for when you’re tired of meat or just want something a little different.  It gives a very soft patty, but  it holds…

Something so luscious…yet so simple!

ROASTED GARLIC A photo guide! This has to be one of the most gorgeous things you can eat…if you love garlic!  Sweet, fragrant, creamy-smooth, rich, and intense…slow roasted to golden perfection.  Fabulous! So many uses – blended into butter or emulsified with olive oil.  Spread, alone, on steak, chicken, or fish.  Folded into hummus or cream cheese…

Go Green!

EDAMAME HUMMUS If you love edamame this is for you! It has that great silky hummus feel in a fresh new way. Super good for us, filling with some soy crisps and even kids who won’t eat veggies will inhale this stuff! (The carbs are GOOD ones.) (Tahini is sesame paste that is usually found in…

A great alternative to Garlic Mashed Potatoes

MASHED WHITE BEANS WITH GARLIC & ROSEMARY I’m pretty sure I got the inspiration for this from a blog, but I can’t for the life of me remember where.  If it was yours…THANKS (and let me know)! This tastes just like garlic mashed potatoes.  It’s creamy, salty, garlicky – the rosemary gives it a wonderful…