So, its that time of year again... Time for the feasts!!! This is the time where its hard for a lot of people to stay on track with all the yummy potatoes, yams, stuffing, rolls, pies, cookies, cakes... Ok, I need to stop, I'm drooling.
So, I wanted to think of some things I can cook that will help me stay good and still feel fulfilled when I go to my many different family feasts! Because otherwise I just end up eating turkey and only turkey. And, how lame is that? I'm going to just have to look like a nerd at dinner and bring my own side dishes and desserts! But that's ok, because I will still be looking hawt instead of gettin' fat!
Here are some recipes I'm considering:
Per Serving: 271 Calories; 20g Fat 9g Protein; 20g Carbohydrate; 14g Dietary Fiber;
Net Carbs: 6g
2 cups Carbquik
6 tablespoons cornmeal
1/2 cup Splenda
1 cup half and half
1/2 cup butter, melted
Mix all ingredients.
Bake 400 degree for 20 minutes in un-greased pan.
Cinnamon Streusel Swirl Muffins:
This is what the bag looks like, even though these are different muffins than I have, Dixie Diner has a TON of muffin flavors to choose from! I haven't tried these yet, so I'm excited to see if they are actually good! You can find these here.
Cheddar Cheese Biscuits:
Net Carbs Per Serving: 2
Total Preparation Time: 10-12 minutes
2 cups Carbquik
2 ounces butter, cold
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 pinch garlic powder
1 pinch salt
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup water
-Preheat oven to 450 degrees
-Cut the cold butter into the Carbquik with either a pastry cutter or two knives, till the mixture resembles coarse meal.
-Add the shredded cheese, a pinch of salt, and garlic powder and blend well.
-Mix the heavy cream with water to equal 1/2 cup of liquid, pour into dry mix.
-Mix till dough forms and comes together, but do not overwork the dough.
-Drop the dough onto a lightly greased cookie sheet approx 1 ounce size portions.
-Bake in hot oven 8-10 minutes till biscuits are golden brown.
Garlic Mashed Potatoes:
I also buy these from netrition.com along with the muffins. They are also made by Dixie Diners. But, I buy the Garlic Parmesan flavor. Its sooo good!
These are just a couple of ideas for some yummy sides to help you get through Thanks Giving strong! Let me know your ideas and yummy low carb foods that you're thinking about making too! My mom is also going to make a low carb cheesecake for us to share! I'm so excited!!