Friday, October 15, 2021

GREEK MOUSSAKA

 






GREEK MOUSSAKA

Oh boy, this was sooo good!  I savored this meal until it was finally all gone days later! Wonderful classic and this low-carb version was ever so tasty! Moussaka is to the Greek what Lasagna is to Italians.  If you love eggplant you’ll love this classic dish that is beloved of not only Greek people.  The roasted eggplant is used instead of pasta sheets.  Serve with a Greek salad or any salad of your choosing.  If you have more than the amount of eggplant suggested, make it all, as you will be so tempted to taste several pieces once they are roasted.  Roasted eggplant is so delicious!  I use the Japanese skinny eggplant; my favorite as the skins are not tough or bitter at all in my opinion, and there is no need to salt the eggplant and wait forever and a day for it to do its thing to remove the bitterness - none of that with Japanese eggplant.

Japanese eggplant: 




11/lbs Japanese eggplants (0.68 kg)
3 tbsp olive oil (45 mL)
1/tsp seasoning salt (2 mL)
11/lbs lean ground beef (0.68 kg)
14.5 oz can diced tomatoes (411 g)
1/cup tomato paste (60 mL)
11/tsp salt (7 mL)
1 tsp oregano (5 mL)
1 tsp cinnamon (5 mL)
1/tsp black pepper (2 mL)
1/tsp allspice (1 mL)
1/cup grated Mozzarella cheese (125 mL)
White Sauce:
6 oz cream cheese (180 g)
11/cups almond milk, OR (375 mL)
  a mixture of whipping cream and water (half and half)
1/cup Parmesan cheese (75 mL)
3 tbsp butter (45 mL)
2 eggs, fork beaten
1/tsp salt (1 mL)
1/tsp black pepper (1 mL)

Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).

Cut ends of eggplant off and slice them thinly and place in large bowl.  In small bowl combine olive oil and seasoning salt. Pour over eggplant and toss to combine. Place on cookie sheets in one layer and roast eggplant about 20 minutes or until browned and either soft or crispy (some will be soft and some crispy – thinner slices will be crispy).  Set aside.

In nonstick frying pan, cook ground beef, breaking it up very small, over medium heat until browning.  Add tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, oregano, cinnamon, black pepper and allspice and continue cooking on slightly lower heat for a while.  While meat is simmering, make the white sauce.

White Sauce:  In sauce pot or frying pan, combine cream cheese (broken into small bits), almond milk, OR cream mixture, Parmesan cheese and butter.  Whisk until smooth and bubbly.  In small bowl, stir some of the sauce into eggs which have been beaten with the salt and pepper, and add back to the rest of the sauce over very low heat; remove quickly from heat as the sauce thickens.

Reduce oven heat to 350°F (180°C).  In 9 x 13-inch (23 x 33 cm) glass baking dish, layer some white sauce, eggplant, meat, and repeat ending with meat and some white sauce (won’t fully cover).  Sprinkle with Mozzarella cheese to cover blank spots and a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese, if desired.  Bake 45 minutes and set aside for 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

Yield:  9 servings
1 serving
397.4 calories
22.1 g protein
30.4 g fat
1.1 g fiber
8.7 g net carbs


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Sunday, October 10, 2021

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APPETIZERS AND BEVERAGES
APPETIZERS:
Examples: 
Fried Pickles
Kale Chips
Stuffed Mushrooms
Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Dip
Five Spice Chinese Chicken Skewers
Jalapeno Shrimp Ceviche Boats
Bavarian Cheese Spread

BEVERAGES
Examples:
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Lime Ricky
Salty Lassi with Mint
Cinnamon Tea
Low-Carb Milk
Char's Mochaccino Frappe


BREADS, MUFFINS AND MORE
Examples:
Bake Mixes: Splendid Gluten-Free Bake Mixes 1 and 2
Biscuits - Chewy Garlic Cheese Biscuits
Miscellaneous - Cream Cheese Danish, Pumpkin Spice Bagels
Crackers - Almond Sesame Crackers, Microwave Almond Crackers
Donuts - Frosted Cake Donuts, Low-carb donuts
Muffins and Coffeecake - Pumpkin Muffin in a Minute, Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins, Coconut Pineapple Muffins, Maple Pecan Muffins
Savory Breads Flax Bread, Barbo's Onion Rye Bread, Cheddar Sandwich Bread, Jiffy Cheddar Sandwhich Bread
Scones - Rum Raisin Scones
Tortillas - two
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BREAKFASTS
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Cereals such as Granola and Granola Bars
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Eggs - Denver Muffins, French Omelet, Puffy Baked Omelet, Egg-Tillas
Quiche - Pizza Quiche
Sausage, Souffles (3) and Waffles


MAIN COURSES AND SIDES
Examples:
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Lamb - Gyros
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SALADS AND SOUPS
Salads:
Examples:  Cranberry Chicken Salad, Asparagus Ribbons with Parmesan Vinaigrette, Cool Cucumber Salad, Chicken Salad with Avocado Dressing, Pecan and Pear Coleslaw, Old Time Shrimp Salad with Thousand Island Dressing
Soups:
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Cakes
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Cheesecakes
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Confections
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Cookies and Squares
Examples: Chewy Holiday Bars, Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookies, Chocolate Pecan Cheesecake Squares, Gingerbread Whoopie Pies, Jiffy Chocolate Chip Cookies, Pecan Ganach Macaroons
Frozen Desserts
Examples: Cathy's Raspberry Ice Cream
Pies
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Puddings
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Thursday, October 7, 2021

MIRACLE DOUGH JALAPENO POPPERS

 






MIRACLE DOUGH TIPS: - Please note:USE BOB'S RED MILL COCONUT FLOUR FOR ALL MY RECIPES  - COCONUT FLOURS DIFFER GREATLY IN THEIR ABILITY TO ABSORB MOISTURE!  There are several variations of this kind of dough on the internet, but mine is different to all the others out there.  I am getting very adept with this dough.  Use a fork to make it come together.  At first it looks impossible (might even have strings of cheese in it), but keep mixing and then turn out on a cutting board.  Knead for a couple of minutes, adding a bit of coconut flour as needed to make a lovely elastic dough. The more coconut flour one can add (usually about 1 tbsp or a bit more), the more bread-like the dough becomes (more substantial).  Since coconut flour is mostly fiber, you're not really adding much in the way of carbs, spread over several servings.  I put the dough ball on parchment paper and cover the dough with plastic wrap and using a  rolling pin (sometimes I use my special small one for pie dough), roll it out with ease.  If at any time the dough becomes resistant to rolling, nuke it approximately 10  to 20 seconds and away you go again!

Here is a pic of the dough ball - lovely, soft and malleable!!


Mozzarella cheeses that I have successfully used with the Miracle Dough and The Sweet Miracle Pastry Dough as well.  I get mine from Price Smart in Central (technically South America) America, which is the same as Costco in the United States.

I tried this one a couple of times

I usually grate my own cheese using my 20-year old Braun food processor, which has a ton of gadgets - this is the cheese I use most often - looks like it might be very similar to the one above, however, I think they sometimes add something to their grated cheese to help it last longer.  I could be wrong.  CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE A BIGGER IMAGE.


MIRACLE DOUGH JALAPENO POPPERS

Such a great appetizer!  Many people will love this one.  You can make it as spicy as you would like it to be.  I’m a spice  (hot and spicy!) chicken, so I don’t use very much jalapeno in these - the ones shown have way more than I can handle. These are ooey, gooey good!  I do prefer these made with my Low-Carb Gluten-Free Bake mix, however, see below in the Helpful Hints for a lovely, slightly lower-carb grain-free version.  



Miracle Dough:
2 cups grated Mozzarella cheese (500 mL)
2 tbsp melted butter
1 cup Gluten-Free Bake Mix 2, (no gelatin needed) (250 mL) PLEASE CLICK FOR THE RECIPE
on the highlighted text
1 egg, fork beaten
1/4  tsp onion salt (1 mL)
1/4  tsp garlic powder (1 mL)
Filling:
5 oz regular cream cheese, softened (142 g)
2/3  cup finely grated Mozzarella, OR Cheddar cheese (150 mL)
4 slices bacon, cooked and chopped
Canned jalapenos, chopped, to taste
1/8  tsp onion salt (0.5 mL)
9 tbsp grated Mozzarella, OR Cheddar cheese (135 mL)


Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).

Miracle Dough: In microwave oven in microwaveable bowl, melt Mozzarella cheese.  This took 2 minutes in my 1200 Watt microwave oven. Remove with oven gloves (be very careful!).  Pour melted butter over top of cheese. Place Gluten-Free Bake Mix 2, on top. In small bowl, beat egg with fork.  Add onion salt and garlic powder; whisk with fork.  Add to Mozzarella cheese mixture. Stir with a fork to form a dough ball.  Knead slightly to form a ball.

Measure 18 little balls weighing about 0.7 oz (20 g) each (some might be 0.1 oz less).  Place dough on parchment paper, cover with plastic wrap and roll out to fit the molds of a muffin top pan. The molds should be about 3-inches (8 cm) in diameter.  Roll the dough balls out into circles a little larger than that.  Place in bottom of mold.   If the dough becomes resistant to rolling, nuke 10 seconds and continue.

Filling:  In medium bowl, combine cream cheese, Mozzarella cheese, OR Cheddar cheese, bacon, jalapenos (to taste) and onion salt.

Place filling on the bottom piece of dough and cover with 1 tbsp (15 mL) grated Mozzarella, OR Cheddar.  Now roll out another piece of dough to cover.  Pinch the dough all around the circumference using one finger to push down on the dough.  Repeat with all the remaining dough and filling.  Bake 12 to 14 minutes (mine took 14 minutes) until turning brown at the circumference and in spots on top.  Remove.  Serve warm.

Helpful Hints:  For a Grain-Free version, use a bake mix made up of 2 cups (500 mL) almond flour and 2/3 cup (150 mL) coconut flour.  Use 3/4  cup (175 mL) of the mixture.  Or, simply use 2/3 cup (150 mL) almond flour and 2 tbsp (30 mL) coconut flour for each batch of Miracle Dough (I have not tested this smaller version, but the Grain-Free Bake mix - yes!).   You can also use my Keto Bake Mix (use 1 1/4 cups though).

Yield:  9 Jalapeno poppers
1 Jalapeno popper
291.7 calories
15.8 g protein
23.2 g fat
0.0 g fiber
4.4 g net carbs 

Grain-Free Version:
9 Jalapeno poppers
1 Jalapeno popper
290.2 calories
15.8 g protein
23.5 g fat
1.6 g fiber
3.2 g net carbs

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Saturday, October 2, 2021

CHEESEBURGER THIN-CRUST PIZZA




                                Here is a pic of the dough ball - lovely, soft and malleable!!



Mozzarella cheeses that I have successfully used with the Miracle Dough and The Sweet Miracle Pastry Dough as well.  I get mine from Price Smart in Central (technically South America) America, which is the same as Costco in the United States.

I tried this one a couple of times

I usually grate my own cheese using my 20-year old Braun food processor, which has a ton of gadgets - this is the cheese I use most often - looks like it might be very similar to the one above, however, I think they sometimes add something to their grated cheese to help it last longer.  I could be wrong.  CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE A BIGGER IMAGE.



CHEESEBURGER THIN-CRUST PIZZA 

Lovely thin-crust pizza with a delicious sauce.  The toppings are flexible, depending on what you like.  The next day I like to warm a couple of slices in the microwave oven briefly and then fry in light-tasting olive oil in a nonstick pan until crispy underneath. This dough is nothing short of amazing!  It rolls out perfectly (very easy to work with) and fills a large pizza pan.  It is a crispy thin crust that tastes fantastic! Towards the center the crust is slightly softer, not unlike regular pizzas as well. The carbs are pretty low per slice, too, so that’s a bonus!

Cheeseburger Topping:

1 lb lean ground beef (0.45 kg)

1 tsp seasoning salt (5 mL)

1/2 tsp black pepper (2 mL)

1 cup grated Cheddar cheese, OR (250 mL)

  Mozzarella cheese

2 Roma tomatoes  

Pickle coins, optional

Chopped onions, optional


Miracle Dough Pizza Crust:

2 cups grated Mozzarella cheese (500 mL)

2 tbsp melted butter (30 mL0

1 cup Gluten-Free Bake Mix 2 (250 mL)*
  (For Grain-Free version scroll down OR use Grain-Free Bake Mix 

  OR Keto Bake Mix)

1 egg, fork beaten

1/tsp onion salt (1 mL)

1/tsp garlic powder (1 mL)


Cheeseburger Pizza Sauce:

1/4 cup tomato paste (60 mL)

2 tbsp mayonnaise (30 mL)

1 tbsp mustard (15 mL)

 

Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). 

Cheeseburger Topping:  In nonstick frying pan, cook ground beef until turning brown.  Add seasoning salt and black pepper while cooking.  Set aside. 

Miracle Dough Pizza Crust: In microwave oven in microwaveable bowl, melt Mozzarella cheese.  This took 1 minute 40 seconds in my microwave oven. Remove with oven gloves (be very careful!).  Add melted butter. Place Gluten-Free Bake Mix 2, OR alternative bake mix on top. In small bowl, beat egg with fork.  Add onion salt and garlic powder.  Add to Mozzarella cheese. Stir with a fork or mixing spoon to form a dough ball.  Place on large greased pizza pan.  Using plastic wrap placed over the dough and a rolling pin or cylindrical can, roll dough out to fit the pizza pan.  I have a special, small rolling pin for pies and that worked really well.  

Bake 10 minutes on the middle shelf.  Remove.  Add Cheeseburger Pizza Sauce and toppings and bake another 8 to 15 minutes, depending, to get to that lovely golden brown stage (under crust), however, you don't want the crust too dark. The crust will crisp up as you let it sit for 5 minutes before cutting (use a kitchen scissors) and eating.  The next day, fry pieces of pizza in a nonstick frying pan in a little light-tasting olive oil until crispy underneath (actually it crisps up much more as it cools, so don't let it darken too much), flip briefly to warm the top and serve (I usually nuke the pizza slice briefly and then cook it in the frying pan, but you can skip it and do all the warming in the pan. 

Cheeseburger Pizza Sauce: In small bowl, combine tomato paste, mayonnaise and mustard. 

*For a Grain-Free version, use a bake mix made up of 2 cups (500 mL) almond flour and 2/3 cup (150 mL) coconut flour.  Use 3/4  cup (175 mL) of the mixture.  Or, simply use 2/3 cup (150 mL) almond flour and 2 tbsp (30 mL) coconut flour for each batch of Miracle Dough (I have not tested this smaller version, but the Grain-Free Bake mix - yes!).   OR you can use the Keto Bake Mix (typically 1 g carb less per serving in a recipe).

Yield:  12 servings

Crust only/with toppings

128.6/275 calories

6.3/16.3 g protein

10.2/21.2 g fat

0/0.3 g fiber

2.5/3.9 g net carbs


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Friday, October 1, 2021

TENDER CHICKEN BAKE

 



TENDER CHICKEN BAKE

Very simple dish for supper when you don’t want to fuss too much and time is a factor.  We liked it very much, and since I didn’t have to precook the chicken, this casserole was quick and easy.


2 lbs chicken breasts, diced (0.9 kg)

1/2 cup mayonnaise (125 mL)

1/2 cup sour cream (125 mL)

1/4 cup Parmesan cheese (60 mL)

1 tbsp minced garlic (15 mL)

1 tsp salt (5 mL)

1 tsp Montreal Chicken seasoning (5 mL)

1 tsp dried parsley (5 mL)

1/2 tsp black pepper (2 mL)

1/2 tsp red pepper flakes (2 mL)

1/4 tsp seasoning salt (2 mL)

Crispy Cheese Crumb Topping:

1/2 cup grated Mozzarella cheese (125 mL)

1/3 cup Gluten-Free Bake Mix 2, OR almond flour) (75 mL)

2 tbsp butter, melted (30 mL)

 

Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). 

In 9 x 13-inch (23 x 33 cm) baking dish, place diced chicken. 

In medium bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, Parmesan cheese, garlic, salt, Montreal Chicken seasoning, dried parsley, black pepper, pepper flakes and seasoning salt.  Spread over top of chicken.  Bake 45 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.  Sprinkle with Crispy Cheese Crumb Topping. 

Crispy Cheese Crumb Topping:  In small bowl, stir together Mozzarella cheese, Gluten-Free Bake Mix 2, OR almond flour and melted butter.  In a glass pie dish spread mixture and pat down firmly.  Bake alongside casserole but check after 20 minutes.  It should be golden brown by about 25 minutes.  It will crisp up further as it cools.  Break it up and the sprinkle over top of the casserole.

Yield:  9 servings

1 serving

296.5 calories

27.1 g protein

19.2 g fat

0 g fiber

2.2 g net carbs


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Monday, September 27, 2021

LOADED FAUX MASHED POTATOES



      


LOADED FAUX MASHED POTATOES

This is the best mashed "potato" recipe I have yet made.  If you are not happy with the cauli mash recipes you have tried, this one is most likely to change your mind.  This is every bit as nice as loaded mashed potatoes!  You have to try it to believe me.  I even like eating it cold out of the refrigerator.  Now that tells you a lot doesn't it? ;)


8 cups cauliflower florets (2 L)
3 strips bacon, cooked and chopped
4 oz cream cheese, (125 mL)
1/3  cup sour cream (75 mL)
2 tbsp mayonnaise (30 mL)
1/2  tsp dried parsley (2 mL0
1 tsp salt, OR to taste (5 mL)
1/4  tsp white pepper (1 mL)
1 cup grated Cheddar cheese, OR more to taste (250 mL)
  divided,

Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). 

In large pot in boiling water, cook cauliflower florets, about 10 minutes, or until soft.

In nonstick frying pan, over medium heat with lid on pan, cook bacon.  Turn off heat and flip bacon.  Place lid on pan and cook until well done, but not very crisp (the contrast would be too much otherwise with the soft mashed cauliflower).  Cut bacon into small pieces when cool.

In food processor, combine cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise and parsley; process.  Add cooked cauliflower, 1 tbsp (15 mL) parsley, salt and white pepper.  Process until smooth.  Add 1/cup (125 mL) grated Cheddar cheese; process.  Place mixture in 1 qt (1 L) baking dish.  Sprinkle with remaining grated Cheddar cheese and bacon bits. Bake 25 minutes, or until hot and the Cheddar cheese has melted.

Helpful Hint:  During maintenance, you can add one small cooked potato or a small sweet potato and mash it in with the cauliflower.

Yield:  6 to 8 servings
1 serving
247.6/185.7 calories
13.1/9.8 g protein
19.1/14.3 g fat
1.8/1.4 g fiber
5.5/4.0 g net carbs

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