Gluten Free

Even if you’re not allergic to gluten, you could have a gluten intolerance. Large quantities of gluten are likely very hard on most of us. These gluten free recipes were carefully crafted to ensure taste and texture are not sacrificed when removing gluten, especially from baked goods.

Chocolate Ice Cream

This wonderful chocolate ice cream has a deep chocolate flavor and a creamy texture. It requires no ice cream maker. Simply mix, refrigerate, then freeze. Since the cocoa powder slows down the freezing process, this ice cream takes a long time to freeze, so it’s best to make it a day in advance. Click for the recipe

Cold Tomato Soup

This cold tomato soup is very refreshing, and ridiculously easy to make. Serve it as an appetizer, or as a tasty summertime lunch. Click for the recipe

Low Carb Spinach Lasagna

This low carb spinach lasagna is delicious. Warm layers of seasoned spinach, ground beef and melted cheese – truly, you won’t miss the noodles at all. I have learned that quite often, the flavors we associate with grains are in fact the flavors of the fillings and toppings, while the grains are no more than a filler or a binder that absorbs the other flavors. It’s true for pizza, and it’s true for lasagna. Click for the recipe

Tzatziki Recipe

I’ve been making this tzatziki recipe for several years now. I realize that tzatziki is considered a sauce that often accompanies grilled meats; but I love it as a chilled, summertime yogurt and cucumber soup. To achieve a soup-like consistency, simply add a little water – just as much as it takes to turn tzatziki from a thick sauce into a delightful, super-refreshing chilled soup. Click for the recipe

Gluten Free Muffins

These incredibly tasty gluten free muffins are light and fluffy. They are at least as good as “regular” muffins, and with 9 grams net carbs and 9 grams of protein per muffin, are a far better breakfast choice. Click for the recipe

Chocolate Frozen Yogurt

Intensely chocolaty and delightfully creamy, this chocolate frozen yogurt recipe is the result of several attempts at getting to perfection. No need for an ice cream maker – simply stir the yogurt during the first 2 hours to achieve a creamy consistency.

Since the bitterness of the cocoa powder and the tang of the yogurt require a fairly large amount of sweetener, I opted to use xylitol in this recipe (here’s why I think xylitol is safe). If you prefer not to use sugar alcohols, you can simply use granulated sugar instead, or perhaps honey, although the nutritional analysis will change of course.

Out of all my frozen yogurt recipes, this chocolate frozen yogurt takes the longest to freeze. I’m not sure why, but unlike the others, this one is best if left to freeze overnight. Click for the recipe

avocado soup

Delightfully creamy and refreshing, this delicious avocado soup has a subtle heat from the cayenne – a last-minute decision to add some had paid off! Great for entertaining, because you can – and should – make this avocado soup in advance. Click for the recipe