15 Low Carb Uses for Thanksgiving Leftovers

15 Low Carb Recipes for Thanksgiving Leftovers

Need recipes to use up all that leftover turkey and other fixin’s?  I’ve got you covered with some of the best low carb recipes to use it all up in new and interesting ways! Right now you are probably still prepping for the big feast. Turkey is brining or chilling in the fridge. The bread for […]

Thai Cucumber Salad

Low Carb Paleo Thai Cucumber Salad

This low carb, paleo-friendly Thai Cucumber Salad is a perfect summer side dish. Light and easy to make, the spicy Thai dressing will make your tastebuds sing! A few days ago, I was making lasagna with zucchini and today I am all about cucumber noodles. You just have to love all the wonderful things you […]

Seared Duck Breast Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Low Carb Duck Breast Salad Raspberry Vinaigrette

Crispy-skinned duck breast thinly sliced over spinach and served with a delicious sugar-free raspberry vinaigrette. Low carb and gluten-free. I don’t remember the first time I tried duck but I wish I did. It must have been a momentous occasion, my eyes opening wide with delight at the crispy skin and rich dark meat of […]

Grilled Vegetable Salad with Olive Oil and Feta

Low Carb Grilled Vegetable Salad

Dry grilled vegetables chopped and tossed with extra virgin olive oil and crumbled feta. A healthy, flavourful and satisfying summer side dish.  This post is sponsored by California Olive Ranch. Grilled vegetables are my crack.  Yes, yes, I’ve said the same about chocolate.  And peanut butter.  And smoked salmon.  But really, grilled vegetables make me […]

Grilled Portobello Caesar Salad – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Grilled Portobello Caesar Salad

Grilled portobello mushrooms make a wonderful alternative to chicken or fish on a tangy caesar salad.  Low carb and gluten-free. I don’t know about you, but I am seeing more and more creative recipes using mushrooms.  These little guys (or big guys, sometimes) are jam-packed with powerful nutrients, and they really are incredibly versatile. And, […]

Endive Avocado & Bacon Salad with Chipotle Ranch Dressing

Endive Avocado and Bacon Salad with Chipotle Ranch

Break out of your salad rut with some California Endive.  It makes a great base for your favourite salad toppings, like avocado, bacon and chipotle ranch dressing! I want to be clear that this blog is not truly representative of what I eat, day to day.  If you were to judge my diet simply by […]

Maple-Glazed Salmon Salad – Low Carb, Gluten-Free and Heart Healthy!

Maple Glazed Salmon Salad from All Day I Dream About Food

Maple-Glazed Salmon Salad with Walnut Oil Vinaegrette – my contribution to a Gluten-Free, Heart Healthy Event! Heart health.  I will be honest and say it’s not a part of my health I give all that much thought to.  But perhaps I should.  Here I am, rapidly approaching 40 and like every family, a few distant […]

Low Carbing Among Friends, Vol. 3

Almond Joy Tart

I am pleased to tell you that the third in our series of low carb cookbooks is available for pre-order now, and will be shipping in early January.  I have 60 low carb, gluten-free recipes in this one. Well, 59 actually, as one decided to go missing on my computer and we actually had so […]

Raising Awareness for Diabetes – and a KitchenAid Giveaway

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Raise your hand if you knew that today is World Diabetes Day.  No?  How about the fact that November is Diabetes Awareness Month?  To be honest, if I didn’t have diabetes myself, I might not know it either.  And if I were REALLY honest, I might acknowledge that if I didn’t have it myself, I […]

Warm Steak Salad with Mushroom Brown Butter

Steak Salad with Mushroom Brown Butter

When it comes to good steak, there is no such thing as too much.  I can’t help it, I love the stuff.  I was raised on it, and I mean that literally.  I spent the first 7 years of my life on a beef cattle farm in Ontario, where my parents, both city kids by […]

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