Category: Recipe Remake

Low Carb Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Once people hear you try to avoid eating things such as potatoes, rice and bread the first thing they ask is “don’t you miss them?” Then they immediately say that they could never give any of those things up. Personally I think the key to not missing certain items is to find another food that works in its place. Sometimes a replacement can be found quickly and other times it takes a while. Mashed potatoes […] read more

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

I’ve seen numerous recipes posted all over the internet that call for pureed beans in place of butter or oil in a recipe. Since I’ve already done multiple experiments using beans as a fat replacer I figured I would give it a try by combining two different recipes for chocolate chip cookie bars. One recipe was for a low carb bar using an almond/coconut based baking mix. The other recipe used pureed beans in place […] read more

Recipe Redux – Pumpkin Custard

It’s time for this month’s Recipe Redux dietitian blogger cooking challenge. Each month a different theme is presented and we must come up with a food related to that theme. This month’s challenge: Orange You Glad It’s Fall? featuring foods made with the autumn color of orange. Vegetables that have an orange color are a giveaway that they contain the antioxidant beta-carotene. This is a plant caroteniod that is converted to Vitamin A. While there are […] read more

Recipe Remake – Low Carb Cole Slaw

I love coleslaw! The slight sweet but tangy dressing goes so well with the crunchy texture of the cabbage and carrots. What I don’t like about store bought coleslaw is the amount of sugar in their dressing. I made due with store bought because I always thought that making it myself would be a pain. Since I’m trying to avoid added sugars whenever possible I thought perhaps I should give this at least one try. […] read more