Posts Categorized: Sides

Carrot Fries

Carrot “Fries” Healthy French Fries! YAY!

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Love this recipe! When I am in the mood for fries, I bake these instead. Take 2 large carrots and cut onto chunky strips that resemble french fries. In a small bowl melt 1 tablespoon butter. Toss Carrots in the butter and add little salt, pepper, basil and paprika. Toss carrots well and line up […]

yummy broccoli

Incredibly Good Broccoli… and I hate Broccoli!

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I am forever on a quest to make veggies taste better. I have always preferred carb laden squishy foods over healthy, crunchy, colorful fresh vegetables. As a chef, I try new things all the time to make veggies appealing and relish.. here is a great recipe that makes broccoli taste sooo good! heat oven to […]


Stuffed “Fauxtatoes” Awesome Side Dish!

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Ok, so I am NOT the biggest fan of cauliflower. Some say that it tastes “just like potatoes” or “exactly like rice” However, in my experiences with cauliflower as a potato substitute, I have not had much luck. This recipe was actually pretty good! I enjoyed it.. and I think the other ingredients mask the […]

Low carb Zombie Artichoke Hearts

Parmesan Crusted Artichoke Hearts

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I can assure you that I HATE artichoke hearts! Not a big fan of veggies in general, which makes Low Carbing that much harder. But I am going to try new things, and disguise veggies with stuff that I do like and see if that makes eating my veggies tolerable. Who knows? Maybe I will […]

Low Carb Zombie Steamed Veg

Easiest Ever Steamed Veggies

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  Place veggies that you want to steam in a microwave safe glass bowl or dish. Add a tablespoon of butter and season with salt and pepper For extra flavor, throw 1/2 an orange in there as well. Cover tightly with saran wrap Cook in Microwave for 5 minutes. There you have it! Eat and […]

Better than Boston Market creamed spinach *low carb

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This yummy spinach recipe is soooo good! I am always looking for great low carb sides and this one is a winner Ingredients I package frozen spinach 1/2 package cream cheese 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese flakes 1/4 cup shredded cheese of your choice Salt and pepper to taste Procedure Thaw spinach completely overnight in fridge […]