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Low Carb Carbalose Bread

Low Carb Carbalose BreadLow Carb Carbalose BreadLow Carb Carbalose BreadLow Carb Carbalose Bread.  There are many of you who don’t have the same (rather odd) size loaf pan that I used to develop the original Carbalose Flour Bread so this slightly smaller loaf of Carbalose Bread is for you.  I recently bought a standard size 4”x8” loaf pan, adjusted the ingredients, and it did indeed turn out perfectly.  Do not use a larger pan for this as it will not work.  As you look carefully at the pictures notice I did use my electric knife and I did get 18 slices+2 heels.  Each slice weighs on average about 32g, some a little larger and some a little smaller and those heels?…I save and freeze to either make bread cubes or crumbs.  If you are going to make rolls, buns, or baguettes then use the original recipe as the nutritional calculations below are for the slightly larger dough amounts.

Don’t despair if you do not have an electric knife but you will probably not be able to make a less than ½” cut the way I can.  I would think on average and if cut with a good bread knife, you should be able to get 14-15 slices which is completely acceptable.

You can do all the same things with this slightly smaller loaf that can be done with the only slightly larger loaf so have at it and have fun with it.

DO NOT USE CARBQUIK-IT WILL NOT WORK.

Nutritionals are below the recipe.

  • Equipment Needed:
  • Large Cuisinart or other Large Food Processor
  • Electric Knife
  • Small Cutting Board
  • 4” x 8” x 2 ½” Loaf Pan (Non-Stick)

If you use a larger loaf pan then your bread will be longer, not rise as high, and will be wider that the picture above.

Use for Stuffed Strawberry Cream Cheese French Toast and the dough may also be used for rolls, buns, individual baguettes, and whatever else you might imagine.  Also makes great bread crumbs and yes, even Basic Pizza Crust.  A roll, hot out of the oven?  Slathered with butter?  Heavenly.

For many other Carbalose Flour Recipes please see All Things Carbalose informational page.

If you will just make 3 loaves of this, one for bread, one for croutons, and one for crumbs, I doubt you will ever want to be without them. Many other recipes are built around this basic recipe using more or less some of the same ingredients.

  • Carbalose Flour may be purchased in 3 lb. bags from www.netrition.com
  • Complete Nutritionals for rolls, buns, baguettes, cubes and crumbs are below recipe.

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As I am a Type II diabetic, all recipes on this website are low carb and diabetic friendly.

Carbalose Bread
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Ingredients
  1. 2 C Carbalose Flour
  2. 3½ T Wheat Gluten
  3. 3½ T Coconut Flour
  4. ¾ t Salt
  5. ¼ t Guar Gum
  6. ¼ t Xanthan Gum
  7. 3½ T Golden Flaxseed Meal***
  8. ¼ C Warm Water***
  9. 2 T+½ t Melted Coconut Oil
  10. 1 C Water + (Only If Needed)
  11. 1½ T Yeast
  12. ½ t Sugar
  13. 6 Drops Liquid Sucralose*
Instructions
  1. Bloom yeast & sugar in 1 cup warm water for 10 minutes or until foamy.
  2. Add flaxseed to ¼ C warm water for 10 minutes. (It will become quite gelatinous)
  3. Put first 6 ingredients in processor and pulse to blend.
  4. Add flaxseed mixture to dry ingredients and pulse to blend.
  5. Add liquid Sucralose and 2 T coconut oil to bloomed yeast and with machine running add to dry ingredients.
  6. Run processor for at least a minute and probably a little longer adding any additional water as needed 1 T at a time.
  7. You want to make sure there is enough water. Dough should hold together, have a loose consistency and should not be sticky on your hands. At this point the dough should have the same look and feel of regular bread.
  8. Form into a ball and put into un-greased bowl and cover with film for about 20-25-30 minutes or until slightly less than doubled. If over-proofed it will not rise well the second time and will more than likely "fall", leaving a less that desirable looking loaf.
  9. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  10. Take dough out of bowl and knead (very gently) until you are sure ALL air pockets are out.
  11. Form gently into loaf rolling so the seam is on the bottom, put into greased (remaining ½ t coconut oil) pan, very loosely cover with film and let rise for 25-30 minutes. Do not over proof as it will raise a bit more in the oven.
  12. Bake 45 minutes.
  13. Rest the bread in the pan at least 10 minutes.
  14. Make sure bread sides are not sticking to pan, remove gently, put on wire rack, and cool completely.
  15. Slice bread with an electric knife.
  16. 16 Servings
  17. 80 Calories, 6.3g Protein, 4.2g Fat, 8.0g Carbs, 4.7g Fiber, 3.3g Net Carbs
  18. 18 Servings
  19. 71 Calories, 5.6g Protein, 3.7g Fat, 7.1g Carbs, 4.2g Fiber, 2.9g Net Carbs
Notes
  1. Please note the use of *Sucralose in each of the recipes using Carbalose is only to negate the bitter taste of the flour and DOES NOT make the recipe “sweet”.
  2. Slice size is equivalent to a normal slice of pretty much any other normal bread.
  3. ** I plugged all the ingredients (except the Carbalose Flour) into a food database to get the figures below and added them to the Carbalose figures to get my Totals Per Loaf.
  4. If at any time after the loaf is form and touched, the indentation will remain even after baking and the same thing when taking out of the pan until the loaf in completely cooled. This is the reason I keep using the word gently.
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It took me many tries to get the original  Carbalose Flour Bread recipe  just right and I paid nearly $700.00 to have it tested through Exova Laboratories so I know all the figures are correct.  The figures below are only slightly off as this recipe uses a bit less ingredients than are listed in the original and I am not going to the trouble of changing them all.

  • Carbalose Flour                                   
  • Calories           Carbohydrate             Fiber               Protein            Fat
  • 675                  108g                            65g                  70g                  25g
  • Rest of Ingredients**
  • 705                    37g                            21g                  29g                  53g
  • Totals Per Loaf
  • 1380                145g                            86g                  99g                  78g
  • Divided by 16 Slices=42g slice             
  • 86                        9g                              5g                    6g                    5g
  • Divided by 18 Slices=37g slice          
  • 77                        8g                              5g                    6g                    4g
  • 16 Slices/Loaf
  • 86 Calories, 6g Protein, 5g Fat, 9g Carbs, 5g Fiber, 4g Net Carbs
  • 18 Slices/Loaf
  • 77 Calories, 6g Protein, 4g Fat, 8g Carbs, 5g Fiber, 3g Net Carbs
  • Bread Cubes 11 Cups/Loaf
  • 125 Calories, 9g Protein, 7g Fat, 13g Carbs, 8g Fiber, 5g Net Carbs
  • Bread Crumbs 8 Cups/Loaf
  • 175 Calories, 12g Protein, 10g Fat, 19g Carbs, 11g Fiber, 8g Net Carbs
  • 12-2 oz. Rolls/Recipe
  • 115 Calories, 8g Protein, 7g Fat , 12g Carbs, 7g Fiber, 5g Net Carbs
  • 12-2 oz. Buns/Recipe
  • 115 Calories, 8g Protein, 7g Fat , 12g Carbs, 7g Fiber, 5g Net Carbs
  • 2-12 oz. Baguettes
  • 690 Calories, 50g Protein, 27g Fat , 73g Carbs, 43g Fiber, 30g Net Carbs
  • 3-8 oz. Baguettes
  • 460 Calories, 33g Protein, 18g Fat , 48g Carbs, 29g Fiber, 19g Net Carbs
  • 6-4 oz. Baguettes
  • 230 Calories, 17g Protein, 9g Fat , 24g Carbs, 15g Fiber, 9g Net Carbs

Low Carb Chipotle Mayonnaise

Chipotle MayonnaiseLow Carb Chipotle Mayonnaise. Yeah, Yeah, I know there are several recipes similar to this low carb chipotle mayo & after reading the ingredients list I hope you will think it sounds good enough to make.   I love this stuff as it is good on/with so many things and certainly a requirement for Bacon Wrapped Mean Dogs.  It can be used as a vegetable dip and is especially good with fried pork skins.  There is no mayonnaise only sour cream and actually, I used Crème Fraîche in mine.  I like that smooth special twang it gives.  Many years ago at a food show in Seattle, there was this new product being sampled called Chipotle Mayo and was available by the gallon to restaurants.  I thought it was so good that I designed a pulled pork sandwich around using it and gads, people loved it.  There was also a restaurant in Everett, WA called Alligator Soul and they also served this same chipotle mayo with many of their dishes.  Turns out it was the restaurant’s recipe licensed and being sold to other restaurants.  At the time I had never had anything so tasty and have been chasing the recipe ever since (and that’s another story).  To the right is a picture of a small still unopened jar I have that is probably at least 9-10 years old.  Hard to believe I still have that jar today and of course it would be totally inedible.  The restaurant closed in 2010 but I listened to a lot of live zydeco music and ate a lot of good Cajun “soul food” there before it did.

As I am a Type II diabetic, all recipes on this website are low carb and diabetic friendly.

Chipotle Mayonnaise
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Ingredients
  1. ¾ C Sour Cream (I Used Crème Fraîche)
  2. 1-2 T Chipotle Peppers In Adobo (Depending On Hotness Desired & I Used 2)
  3. 2 T Finely Chopped Cilantro
  4. 1 T Lime Juice
  5. ½ t Crushed Garlic
  6. ¼ t Liquid Smoke
  7. 1-2 Drops Liquid Splenda (Optional)
Instructions
  1. Macerate chipotle peppers.
  2. Add rest of ingredients, mix well, and refrigerate.
  3. Will be thin and will tighten a bit in the fridge.
  4. 4 Servings
  5. 165 Calories, .1g Protein, 18.1g Fat, .6g Carbs, .0g Fiber, .6g Net Carbs
Notes
  1. Splenda not only gives it a kiss of sweetness, but also rounds out the flavor. It is not necessary and yes, I did use it. Use 1 drop to start and another if you think it needs it.
  2. As I said I used crème fraîche to make mine and sour cream would have a bit more carbs.
  3. With the addition of crumbled bacon this makes a great salad dressing.
  4. Also terrific on pulled pork.
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Low Carb Fish Tostadas Atop Cheese Crisps

Fish Tostadas Atop Cheese Crisps

Low Carb Fish Tostadas Atop Cheese Crisps. Thought perhaps while I was making the Seafood Cerviche with all its wonderful fruits de mar it might be nice to make a this companion recipe and instead of using  high carby tortillas I would make them with fried cheese crisps.  Pretty cool huh?  Now a lot of tostadas recipes call for some kind of slaw but you know what, I think slaw on a tostada is just a filler for other wonderful things you can put on them. You will need Crème Fraîche or sour cream to finish.

As I am a Type II diabetic, all recipes on this website are low carb and diabetic friendly.

Fish Tostadas Atop Cheese Crisps
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Ingredients
  1. 8 Oz Grated cheddar Cheese
  2. 1 Lb Fresh White Fish (Tilapia Is Easiest And Least Expensive)
  3. 3 Juiced Limes
  4. 2 Small Jalapeno Peppers Very Finely Diced
  5. ½ C Small Diced Tomatoes
  6. ½ C Minced Cilantro
  7. ¼ C Thinly Sliced Purple Onions
  8. ¼ C Small Diced Orange Pepper
  9. 2 T Minced Green Onions
  10. ¼ C Guacamole (Either What You Make Or Your Favorite Store Bought)
  11. ¼ C Crème Fraîche (Or Sour Cream)
Instructions
  1. The picture to the right doesn’t look like these directions so please pay attention as I think this will be better. I made ½ oz. crisps in the oven and ended up having not only to use two of them stacked but...they just were not large enough and as you can see they make perfect appetizers. I remade and retook the correct picture which is the one to the left.
  2. Heat a 7” bottomed sauté pan to medium low, sprinkle in 2 oz. of cheese to cover bottom, and slowly cook until bubbly and crisp releases.
  3. Remove quickly from pan onto a flat surface to cool and parchment paper works perfectly. Repeat 3 times.
  4. Cut fish into ½” cubes and put into lime juice for about 20 minutes stirring occasionally and when ready to use drain the lime juice.
  5. Mince and chop all vegetables.
  6. To assemble your tostadas put down cheese crisp, then fish. Artfully place vegetables and guacamole, finishing with the crème fraîche. You will not actually need Mexican crema which is simply crème fraîche with lime juice. You will get plenty, plenty of lime flavor with/from your fish.
  7. 4 Servings
  8. 418 Calories, 39.5g Protein, 26.7g Fat, 8.2g Carbs, 2.3g Fiber, 5.9g Net Carbs
Notes
  1. Make your crisps ahead of time if wanted. If you live in a dry area (I do not) they will be OK on the counter. Otherwise gently stack, plate uncovered, and refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. If you have never made crème fraîche please, please at least look at the recipe as it is ridiculously easy to make and store.
  3. But as everyone else says you can also use sour cream and rest assured they are not the same.
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Low Carb Cauliflower Grits Cereal

Cauliflower Grits CerealSo at least for now this Cauliflower Grits Cereal, which may be served either hot or cold, will be the last grits recipe for a while.  I have already posted Cauliflower Polenta Cakes and Fried Cauliflower Tater Tots and now it’s your turn to come up with your own.  You will need to prepare the Cauliflower Grits recipe and go from there.  There are certainly more that a couple ways to fix this so maybe one day fix it cold with toasted pecans and Sugar-Free Maple Syrup and another day fix it hot with butter, sliced almonds, heavy cream, and Just Like Sugar Brown to taste.  I’m thinking you will be able to come up with your own combinations.  There really is not a recipe as the cauliflower grits are your only guide to guild as you wish but I did put one as I took a picture of the way I happen to like it.

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Cauliflower Grits Cereal
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Ingredients
  1. ½ C Cauliflower Grits
  2. Water To Thin As You Like
  3. 1 T Chopped & Toasted Pecans
  4. 2-3 T Sugar-Free Maple Syrup
Instructions
  1. Assemble as in order of ingredients shown.
  2. 1 Serving
  3. 136 Calories, 3.6g Protein, 11.2g Fat, 9.2g Carbs, 4.8g Fiber, 4.4g Net Carbs
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Low Carb Tomato Basil Cream

Low Carb Tomato Basil CreamThis Low Carb Tomato Basil Cream is not an original recipe by anyone’s stretch of the imagination but it can be so good on lots of things I thought I would just list it as a sauce instead of with any particular food.  In the picture there is a gorgeous hunk of fresh Pacific Coast Coho salmon underneath but you can use this with spaghetti squash, shrimp, and other types of fish as well.

As I am a Type II diabetic, all recipes on this website are low carb and diabetic friendly.

Tomato Basil Cream
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Ingredients
  1. 1½ C Heavy Cream
  2. 1½ C Rough Chopped Roma Tomatoes (4-6 Depending On Size)
  3. ½ C Freshly Chopped Basil Leaves
  4. 2 t Crushed Garlic (+ More To Taste
  5. 2 t Chicken Base (+ More To Taste)
  6. Freshly Ground Pepper
Instructions
  1. Put cream and tomatoes in proper size bowl and using a stick blender blend until just thick. If you don't have a stick blender then use your food processor.
  2. Pour into sauce pan, add basil, garlic and chicken base, and heat.
  3. Spoon over food to be sauced.
  4. Add freshly ground pepper.
  5. 6 Servings
  6. 237 Calories, 22.9g Fat, 2.2g Protein, 7.6g Carbs, 1.0g Fiber, 6.6g Net Carbs
Notes
  1. Certainly may add lemon if serving with seafood.
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Low Carb Smoked Kielbasa Sauerkraut Soup

Low Carb Smoked Kielbasa Sauerkraut SoupLow Carb Smoked Kielbasa Sauerkraut SoupLow Carb Smoked Kielbasa Sauerkraut Soup. Oh man is this Smoked Kielbasa Sauerkraut Soup good. Not only is it good, it is a filling meal all by itself because of the high fat content.  I first saw some similar recipe on a PBS series program with Marcia Adams called Amish Cooking From Quilt Country.  Perfect for me…a quilting program coupled with food.  My match made in heaven.  Well, it turned out Marcia did not make quilts but she did know cooking.  Sadly, Marcia Adams died in 2011 but she has always lived with me through this recipe as well as some of her other food.  I believe this to be Marcia’s Original Recipe and certainly is different from mine.  If you look at the original recipe you will notice both milk and half & half as two of the ingredients.  I tried making the recipe twice to absolutely no avail.  Both times it curdled.  Not to say it didn’t taste good, it did, but gads it was not pretty to look at.  In retrospect and as this is an old Amish recipe, I now know the Amish did not go to the grocery store for their milk and/or half and half.  They probably marched into the barn, milked a cow, and really ended up with what I call heavy cream.

So this is my rendition now, it’s made with heavy cream and the good news?  It absolutely, positively does not curdle.  The original recipe may have had thyme in it which to my mind sounds really good so if it sounds good to you, add a pinch or two.

As I am a Type II diabetic, all recipes on this website are low carb and diabetic friendly.

Smoked Kielbasa Sauerkraut Soup
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Ingredients
  1. 1 16 Oz Jar Sauerkraut (To Include Juice)
  2. 12 Oz Good Quality Smoked Kielbasa
  3. 2 C Heavy Cream
  4. 2 C Water
  5. 2 T Butter
  6. 1 Medium Onion Small Diced
  7. 1 Large Stalk Celery Small Diced
  8. 1 T Chicken Base
  9. 1 t Liquid Smoke
  10. ½ t Dried Dill
  11. ½ t Pepper
Instructions
  1. Put butter in sauce pan on medium low and sweat the celery and onions making sure the celery is tender.
  2. Meanwhile cut your kielbasa into ½” cubes and add to cooked vegetables.
  3. Add rest of ingredients, bring to hot cooking about 5-10 minutes.
  4. 6 Servings
  5. 401 Calories, 48.7g Fat, 9.7g Protein, 5.8g Carbs, 1.4g Fiber, 4.4g Net Carbs
Notes
  1. If the kielbasa you buy ends up to being over 12 oz. then for Pete's sake use it all.
  2. Now how simple is this soup?
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Low Carb Creamy Avocado Dip

Creamy Avocado DipThere are many Creamy Avocado Dip recipes everywhere and this is only my version.  The secret to any creamy dip, in my opinion, is a good stick blender.  By good I mean my Maxim Maxi Mix (made in Italy) which I have had forever & is nearly 35 years old (it was my mom’s) and which I use for tons of recipes on this site.  You know how you hear old fogies like me say “they don’t make ‘em like they used to”?  Well, this is a case in point.  Mine is so old…I couldn’t find one to buy about 5 years ago when the cord became too frayed to use so I spent a fortune having a new cord put on it. It’s so old…I couldn’t find a picture of one so what you see is my old antique.  It’s so old…you can’t read the label anymore. It’s so old… it wasn’t made in China, Korea, or Bangladesh.  It’s so old it was called an electronic processor.  In a Chicago Tribune Article from 1982 it says the original price was $60. and I am here to tell you that was a lot of money in those days.  The article says 3 sticks were tested and mine came in 3rd.  I cannot imagine how good the other two were and I cannot imagine life without it.  The article alone is worth the look-see at the holiday (Christmas) advertising and 1982 sure seems like the good ole days to me.  I am here is say this is a trip down memory lane, at least for me and just think-this was all long before Al Gore invented the internet.  Not only is the article quite interesting the whole newspaper from December 16, 1982 is there and since it was around Christmas there are also tons of recipes and good grief look at the prices of food.

As I am a Type II diabetic, all recipes on this website are low carb and diabetic friendly.

Creamy Avocado Dip
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Ingredients
  1. 1 Large Avocado
  2. ¼ C Sour Cream (Could Also Use Yogurt)
  3. ¼ C Chopped Cilantro
  4. ¼ C Minced Red Onion
  5. 2 T Minced Green Onions
  6. T Minced Pickled Jalapeno Peppers
  7. 1 T Lime Juice
  8. 1 t Chili Powder
  9. ½ t Crushed Garlic
  10. ¼ t Salt
Instructions
  1. Seed, scoop out avocado pulp and put into small metal mixing bowl.
  2. Dump rest of ingredients on top of avocado.
  3. Using a stick blender, blend until silky smooth. If you don’t have one use your processor but I guarantee the stick blender is the best tool for this job.
  4. Serve with cucumber coins, jicama sticks, red or yellow pepper chips, radish rounds, carrots, etc.
  5. 4 Servings
  6. 110 Calories, 1.5g Protein, 6.2g Carbs, 3.6g Fiber, 2.6g Net Carbs
Notes
  1. This recipe will easily double or triple.
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Low Carb Bacon Almond Avocado Salad

Bacon Almond Avocado SaladBacon, almond, avocado salad. Another terrific salad, this time from my friend Carole. She has actually given me many recipes over the months as she and her husband eat a lot of salad, and I mean a lot of salad. They are confessed saladholics. How that for a word? It shows up as misspelled and I’m still using it. Anyway, as I pretty much do, I changed it to my own suiting, it’s paleo, and I hope you like it.

As I am a Type II diabetic, all recipes on this website are low carb and diabetic friendly.
Bacon Almond & Avocado Salad
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Salad Guts
  1. 10 Oz Clamshell Spring Mixed Greens
  2. ⅓ C Finely Chopped Red Pepper
  3. ⅓ C Finely Chopped Orange Pepper
  4. ⅓ C Thinly Sliced & Chopped Jicama
  5. 1 Avocado Cut Into Small Chunks
  6. ½ Lb Bacon
  7. 1 C Sliced Almonds
Dressing
  1. ⅓ C Olive Oil
  2. ¼ C Just Like Sugar
  3. 3 T Cider Vinegar
  4. ¾ t Salt
  5. Freshly Ground Pepper
Instructions
  1. Put lettuce & vegetables in bowl.
  2. Fry Bacon reserving 2 T grease & set aside.
  3. Toast almonds in bacon grease, cool & set aside.
  4. Add salt, & Just Like Sugar to vinegar, heat gently, stirring to dissolve, cool and add olive oil.
  5. Add bacon & almonds to salad.
  6. Dress, toss and serve with fresh pepper.
  7. 6 Servings
  8. 367 Calories, 9.6g Protein, 8.9 Carbs, 5.0g Fiber, 3.9g Net Carbs
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Low Carb Wilted Spinach Salad

Low Carb Wilted Spinach SaladLow Carb Wilted Spinach Salad. This is a pretty standard Wilted Spinach Salad recipe and sometimes we just need to be reminded of the many different salad choices we have. This couldn’t be too much easier.  I think for a bit of crunchy goodness, this would be enhanced with toasted sliced almonds and I have added them into the recipe.  As you can see I grated my egg. More SURFACE AREA , more taste.

As I am a Type II diabetic, all recipes on this website are low carb and diabetic friendly.

Wilted Spinach Salad
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Ingredients
  1. 10 Oz Clamshell Baby Spinach
  2. ½ Lb Crispy Cooked Chopped Bacon
  3. 3 Chopped Hard Boiled Eggs (As You See, I Grated My Eggs)
  4. ½ C Thinly Sliced Red Onion
  5. 6 Thinly Sliced Button Or Crimini Mushrooms
  6. ¼ C Toasted Almonds
  7. ¼ C Red Wine Vinegar
  8. 1½ t Dijon Mustard
  9. 1 t Just Like Sugar
  10. ½ t Salt
  11. Lots Freshly Ground Pepper
Instructions
  1. Toast the almonds.
  2. Cook & chop bacon reserving ¼ cup fat.
  3. Hard boil eggs and rough chop.
  4. Mix mustard and Just Like Sugar into heated bacon fat & add vinegar.
  5. In large bowl mix spinach, eggs, red onion, and mushrooms.
  6. Sprinkle with salt.
  7. Add dressing and mix.
  8. Plate and garnish with almonds.
  9. Serve with lots of fresh ground pepper.
  10. 6 Servings
  11. 275 Calories, 10.0g Protein, 4.4g Carbs, 2.0g Fiber, 2.2g Net Carb
Notes
  1. Bacon fat is included in the nutritionals.
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Low Carb Cucumber Tomato Red Onion Salad

Low Carb Cucumber Tomato Red Onion SaladLow Carb Cucumber Tomato Red Onion Salad is a quick last minute salad.  McCormick makes a fantastic Italian Herb Grinder and it is what I use.  Just mix the ingredients, serve and grind away to your individual taste.  This is also very good with crumbled feta cheese, chunked avocado or…both, and once you have this grinder, you’ll find many other uses for it.

 As I am a Type II diabetic, all recipes on this website are low carb and diabetic friendly.

Cucumber, Tomato, & Red Onion Salad
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Ingredients
  1. 1 Peeled, Seeded & Cubed Cucumber
  2. 1 C Diced Fresh Tomatoes
  3. ¼ C Sliced Red Onions
  4. ¼ C Olive Oil
  5. McCormick Italian Herb Grinder
Instructions
  1. Toss all ingredients
  2. Serve and generously grind on the Italian herbs.
  3. 4 Servings
  4. 144 Calories, 1.4g Protein, 5.1g Carbs, 1.0g Fiber, 4.1g Net Carbs
Notes
  1. The grinder already has salt in it but if it doesn't seem enough add a pinch more.
  2. For a little extra zip splash in a bit of red wine vinegar and for a lot of extra flavor add some kalamata olives.
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Low Carb Chunky Guacamole Salad

Chunky Guacamole SaladThis low carb Chunky Guacamole salad is an altered recipe from Jack White’s  much talked about guacamole salad recipe. I left out the Serrano peppers and added my own taco seasoning and this stuff is addictive.  Served with Spicy Taco Hamburger  it is a complete meal.  Take notice that you can combine a lot of my recipes and still be under 10g carbs & many under 15g carbs. You will need Taco Seasoning to complete this.

 As I am a Type II diabetic, all recipes on this website are low carb and diabetic friendly.

Chunky Guacamole Salad
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Ingredients
  1. 2 Avocados
  2. 1 Large Diced Tomato
  3. ¼ C Finely Diced Onion
  4. ¼ C Finely Chopped Green Onion Tops
  5. ¼ C Finely Chopped Cilantro
  6. ½ T Taco Seasoning
  7. ¼ t Salt
  8. Juice 1 Lime
Instructions
  1. Cut avocados in half and take out the pits.
  2. Cradling each half make 3 cuts down the long side and then 4 cuts the other way and scoop out chunks with a spoon.
  3. Add all the rest of the ingredients and toss lightly
  4. 6 Servings
  5. 109 Calories, .7g Protein, 4.6g Carbs, 1.0g Fiber, 3.6g Net Carbs
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All Things Carbalose

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All Things Carbalose Flour. When I started posting recipes I thought I would just put the recipe for Carbalose Flour Bread up and then realized I use the flour and bread for so many things that I would just make the whole category All Things Carbalose and that use Carbalose Flour in one way or another.  I hadn’t realized there were so many until I started posting recipes. The flour may be purchased at Netrition.com There are 14 cups per 3 lb. bag so order accordingly. All recipes listed below.

I have found Carbalose to be a godsend for low carbers and diabetics like myself.  The problems with the flour as I see them are:  1.) that there have not been many recipes for it and you cannot get them from Tova Industries, 2.) for many people including myself, it tastes very bitter, (this bitterness is corrected for in the bread-hence for all its uses) and lastly 3.) it is relatively expensive. There are tons of recipes for CarbQuik but not for the flour itself and because of its cost, a legitimate low carb bakery would have a tough time selling bread for around 10.00 a loaf.  I know Heath Squier and the Julian Bakery used to get almost that much for a tiny loaf of high carb bread but those days are thankfully long gone.

So, the recipes listed below are still in the various and appropriate sections of all the low carb recipes but for convenience sake they are all listed here too.  All nutritionals are listed below the bread recipe as well as with all respective recipes.

I do not use Carbquik so please do not confuse the two products.

Once you start making at least the bread for sandwiches or french toast, you will probably keep it on hand for crumbs & cubes because as you have these in your freezer it is so easy to make some of the recipes on this site and you will probably easily come up with recipes of your own.

Of the many reasons people come to my site via Google search  1.) is for Julian Bakery and 2.) is for Carbalose Flour Bread and I have to say, with some pretty comical search terms.

For a list of products you may not be familiar with and used on this site, please read Low Carb Pantry Essentials.  I am not compensated in any way for recommending a product that I use.

As I am a Type II diabetic, all recipes on this website are low carb and diabetic friendly.