Tag Archives: substitutes

Shiritaki Noodle Pho

As the winter comes one of the best, freshest, and most comforting soups is Vietnamese Pho. Sadly, the rice noodles are very carb heavy. Here’s a great recipe to avoid carbs, either to keep from counting and pumping yourself full of insulin, or if you are using keto to control it.

Cauliflower Mash

This is a low carb substitute for the traditional mashed potato. So in addition to having a sweeter flavor and creamier texture, you won’t have to take more insulin to balance yourself out. Ingredients: 2 Heads of Cauliflower (without the thicker parts) 1/4 stick of butter 2 tablespoons of salt 1/4 cup of cream cheese… Read More »

The basics of sugar

Monosaccharides: Fructose: (fruit sugar, levulose) One of the two most common naturally occurring dietary sugars, as it is primarily found in fruits. It does not often cause large spikes in glucose levels. Glucose: (corn sugar, dextrose) Another common natural sugar. The body creates glucose by digestion and breaking down carbohydrates into glucose, and can build… Read More »

Summer Slaw

A great light dish, even better with fish tacos!  Super low carb with a little fiber. Ingredients: 2 tblsp apple cider vinegar 1 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard 1 1/2 tsp chopped fresh dill 1 tsp poppy seeds 1 tsp sesame seed oil 1 teaspoon olive oil dash of salt and pepper