Tomato Feta Chicken

August 4, 2013 § Leave a comment

Tomato Feta ChickenAdapted from the Tomato-Shrimp-Cheese Casserole recipe by Michael R. Eades, M.D. and Mary Dan Eades, M.D., this recipe reheats well, so it’s a favorite of mine for a packed lunch at the office.
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Lemon Ricotta Crepes with Blueberry Sauce

July 25, 2013 § 1 Comment

Lemon Ricotta Crepes with Blueberry SauceThis recipe was inspired by a cooking show my husband was watching when I happened to walk into the room. The original Layered Crepe Cake with Blueberries and Ricotta Cheese from Hubert Keller looked like it would easily convert to low carb. The first time through I made it in the layered cake form, which was fun and looked neat, but it was a lot of work for no real added value. « Read the rest of this entry »

Coconut Pancakes

July 8, 2013 § Leave a comment

PancakesCooking with Coconut Flour by Bruce Fife was the first cookbook of grain-free recipes I bought, and I still return to it for new ideas. I found his pancakes to be quite a bit thinner than I prefer, so I adjusted the recipe to create a thicker, heavier version. These are still thin compared to wheat flour pancakes, but they hit closer to the mark.
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Zucchini Muffins

June 29, 2013 § Leave a comment

Zucchini MuffinsPaleo Comfort Foods by Julie and Charles Mayfield includes a family recipe called Morning Glory Muffins. Recently my garden was overflowing with zucchini, so I reworked this great recipe to create zucchini muffins.
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Blueberry Sauce

June 20, 2013 § Leave a comment

Blueberry SauceMakes about 3 cups

4 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen
1/2 cup water
Juice of 1 lemon
1 teaspoon xanthan gum
Liquid stevia to taste

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Strawberry Banana Pudding

June 10, 2013 § Leave a comment

Strawberry Banana Avocado PuddingDiane Sanfilippo included a recipe for moo-less chocolate mousse in her paleo guide book Practical Paleo. Before trying this recipe, I had never fully appreciated the amazingly smooth texture of avocado. It inspired me to try other variations, and my favorite is the strawberry-bannana recipe below. « Read the rest of this entry »