Turnips and Onions

Turnips and Onions

Turnips and Onions

CarbsPerServing:unknown

Effort:Easy

Ingredients:

5 turnips peeled and sliced thin

1/4 white onion sliced thin

3/4 stick (6T) butter, melted

3/4 c heavy cream

3/4 c chicken broth

1/8 t nutmeg

1/8 t sage

1/8 t garlic powder

1 t salt

1/4 t pepper

How to Prepare:

Toss turnips, onion and butter in a 9x13 pan, cover with foil and bake 30 mins at 375.Heat throughly on stove remaining ingredients. Pour over turnips/onions, toss to coat.Sprinkle with 1 c shredded cheddar cheese.Cover with Foil, return to oven for 30 min,Uncover add another cup of shredded cheddar cheese and bake uncovered for 20 mins til brown and crusty.

Mashed Turnips with Boursin

Mashed Turnips with Boursin

Mashed Turnips with Boursin

Serves:2 portions

CarbsPerServing:about 3

Prep Time:about 10 min.

Effort:Easy

Ingredients:

Turnip, cubed 1 each

Olive Oil 1 tsp

Salt & Pepper to tasteButter 1 Tbsp

Devon Cream (optional) 1 Tsp

Boursin (garlic spread) 1 Tbsp

How to Prepare:

  1. Bring water, olive oil, and salt to a boil. Add turnips and boil until they can be pierced by a knife
  2. Drain off as much water as possible, put turnips back in pot over medium heat, and carefully cook to evaporate water
  3. Add butter, cream, and boursin and mash well. You will notice the turnip is watery, but if you evaporated it well, it shouldn't be too much so that it makes the mashed turnips watery.
  4. Season with as much salt and pepper as you like and serve. The better it is seasoned, the better it tastes, so don't skimp.
Cauliflower and cheese

Cauliflower and cheese

Cauliflower and cheese

Serves:6

CarbsPerServing:Per Serving: 288 Calories; 26g Fat (79.0% calories from fat); 9g Protein; 7g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 90mg Cholesterol; 934mg Sodium.

Prep Time:30 minutes

Effort:Easy

Ingredients:

1 large cauliflower, head

1 cup heavy cream

3 ounces cream cheese -- diced small

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

2 teaspoons dijon mustard

1 each salt and pepper -- to taste

How to Prepare:

Clean cauliflower and chop into small pieces. Boil in salted water for 5 minutes or until it starts to soften. Drain very well without mashing.Heat. cream in a small non-stick saucepan. Once the cream starts to simmer slightly, whisk in mustard and small diced cream cheese. Whisk until cheese melts, then whisk in the cheddar, salt and pepper.Once it's melted and thickened, toss with the cauliflower, spoon into a microwave safe casserole and microwave on high, uncovered, for 3-4 minutes until bubbly and the cauliflower is tender. Serve immediately.

CRACKERS

CRACKERS

CRACKERS

CarbsPerServing:52g carbs total

Effort:Easy

Ingredients:

1/2 cup protein powder

1/2 cup soy flour

1/4 cup flax seed --(already ground)

1/4 cup sesame seeds   --

(already ground)

1/2 cup sesame seeds   --whole

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 cup butter

1/4 cup half and half

water -- a little less than 1/4cup

1 egg

How to Prepare:

Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl, cut in butter 'til mixture is crumbly. Add half&half and egg and mix to make a stiff dough, adding water as needed. Goal here is to make it pliable but not too sticky. Knead dough and then roll out very thin (between 1/8"-1/4"). Cut into squares or rounds and place on lightly greased cookie sheets. Prick crackers with fork and bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. This made 48 2" round crackers

Warm Spinach Salad with Bacon & Pine Nuts

Warm Spinach Salad with Bacon & Pine Nuts

Warm Spinach Salad with Bacon & Pine Nuts

Serves:2,7

CarbsPerServing:8.5g                     Effort:Easy

Ingredients:           

2              tablespoons olive oil       4 slices bacon – cut into ½” pieces

2              tablespoons pine             nuts

2              cloves garlic – small, minced1 pound spinach leaves – trimmed

1              tablespoon balsamic vinegar       1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese

How to Prepare: 

Heat 1 Tbsp oil in a heavy skillet over med-hi heat until hot but

not smoking. Add the bacon and sautee, stirring occassionally, for 4

minutes, or until browned.Turn heat to Med., add the pine nuts, and

cook for 1 min., stirring occasionally. Add the garlic and cook, stirring for 30 seconds. Add the spinach, vinegar and remaining Tbsp of oil, cook tossing gently for 15 seconds, or until the spinach is warm and a bit wilted. Transfer to serving plates, sprinkle with Parmesan, and serve immediately.

The texture of the pine nuts mellows the saltiness of the bacon and the tanginess of the vinegar

NOTE. Most Ingredients in these recipes can be bought in good health food shops and grocery store. If you have trouble finding something, feel free to exchange, but keep track of the carbs.