Creamy Low-Carb (Mock) Mac and Cheese

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I’ve been meaning to try this recipe adapted from a collection of similar recipes. I happened to notice that our local grocer had riced cauliflower on sale and thought I would use the opportunity to make a little “comfort food” for this chilly Sunday afternoon. The texture of the diced cauliflower simulates the texture of rice or noodles. It’s certainly not exactly like my original version of mac and cheese that my family has grown to love, but it’s close enough for carb concious gals like me.

Creamy Low-Carb Mac and Cheese


1- 12 ounce bag riced cauliflower

3/4 cup cream or half and half

2 oz cream cheese

1/4 teaspoon dry mustard

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

1 1/2 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

Steam or microwave riced cauliflower as directed. Pat dry with paper towels. Spray 13X9″ baking…

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FASTER NO KNEAD BREAD

Vegetarian white sugar-free hot chocolate

Cooking Without Limits

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Who doesn’t love hot chocolate? With cow milk, almond, rice or any other milk a hot chocolate is just amazing anytime of the day. Hot chocolate is there when you are happy or sad, when you are celebrating or when you have a broken heart. Chocolate is your best friend. Keep it very close and spend time with your friends as often you like.

I know I am. So, if I don’t want that my friend to become an enemy I make myself a vegan sugar-free hot chocolate.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • ½ tablespoon maple syrup
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup of almond milk
  • ¼ teaspoon homemade vanilla-rum extract

Directions:

Whisk together the cocoa, maple syrup, salt and about 2 tablespoons of milk in a small saucepan over medium-low heat until cocoa is dissolved. Add the rest of the milk, whisking occasionally until is hot. Stir in the vanilla…

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SPRING NUTCRACKER

Spring Nutcracker

“Tsoureki” – Greek Easter Bread

I remember when I was a kid, people took Greek Easter far more seriously. Easter Thursday and Friday were mourning days and everything was shut, from grocery stores to restaurants. There was no TV and fasting for 40 days was the norm. As a kid with no religious aspirations at the time, surely I hated […]

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Recipe Alert: Lemon Curd

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Hello to my foodie Fellowers! Where is spring? While everyone is spring breaking or on a vacation, I am dreaming of warmer weather, and all the wonderful spring inspired dishes. This makes me think of lemons. I LOVE LEMON. Not everyone does, and trust me I understand everyone has their favorite flavors. Lemon is universal and is beloved for both sweet and savory dishes alike. One of my favorite spreads and sweet treat is lemon curd. It does not have the most appetizing name, but seriously this stuff would taste delicious on a shoe.

I am going to give you a recipe for lemon curd, and also encourage you to think of what you could pair this with.

ingredients.jpgLemon Curd:

  • 6 egg yolks
  • 8 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • Lemon zest from two lemons (or Meyer lemons)
  • Juice from 4-5lemons (or Meyer lemons)
  • Pinch of salt

Remove the…

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THE BREAKFAST THAT KEEPS OPRAH GOING ALL MORNING

Easter Cookie Dough Truffles

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If you don’t love cookie dough and couldn’t eat it by the spoonful…BYE. These Easter egg cookie dough truffles are really easy, delicious, and a really cute dessert to make for Easter.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup of butter, softened
  • 3/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsps vanilla extract
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips
  • candy melts

Instructions

  1. In the bowl of a large stand mixer, cream the butter and the brown sugar until light and fluffy, about two minutes. Beat in the vanilla.
  2. Slowly add the flour, scraping down the sides as necessary.
  3. With the mixer still running, slowly add in the sweetened condensed milk. You may need to stop the mixer periodically to scrape down the sides.
  4. Once it is fully combined, stir in the chocolate chips.
  5. Form the dough into one inch balls, and then shape into eggs. Place on…

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