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bcgal00
10-10-2013, 02:12 AM
I thought it would be nice to start a low carb thread for any recipes you all might want to share. I tried a new recipe this week.

Zucchini Faux-Pasta

Peel a zucchini and then pushing a bit harder on the peeler, peel off ribbons of zucchini until you hit the seeds, then discard the remaining zucchini. Heat a tbsp of oil (I use coconut) and 1 tbsp butter in frying pan, add a few minced garlic cloves, stir and cook for 2 minutes, add zucchini and stir for another 2-4 minutes. You want the zucchini to be softened a bit but not completely cooked and soggy; turn off heat, add in salt & pepper, the juice of half a lemon and stir to mix. Can also add a bit of parmesan too if desired. If you don't want to serve with lemon/parmesan...try spaghetti or alfredo sauce.

Twin Mom Scraps
10-12-2013, 02:23 AM
Oh dear this sounds good. I have a serious love for pasta! I've been low carbing for two months and I am still bread and pasta free. But I'm definitely going to try this one.
We have a cute little shop downtown that has all kinds of different flavors of olive oils and balsamic vinegars! Amazing stuff! They really helped me eat more salad. I now refuse to buy dressing from the store ;)

digiscrapmomma
11-14-2014, 12:46 AM
I'm making this side dish tonight with some baked fish: (Except I have my in the oven since it's too cold to cook outside!)
http://greenlitebites.com/2013/06/24/grill-roasted-brussels-sprouts-with-yellow-squash-and-bacon/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+greenlitebites+(GreenLiteBites)

It's really just squash, brussels sprouts, bacon, and a little salt :)

France
11-14-2014, 02:07 AM
Hey Rae!!! I've been low carb and mostly grain free for over two years now! Just about anything I make fits in that category :)
Love zoodles :) cauliflower rice, cabbage noodles and all that stuff!!!
and of course, one can never go wrong with parmesan!!!