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Julie42

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Posted: 03 Mar 2013, 05:03
I was planning my meals for the week, and I needed to use the ground turkey that was in the freezer. I found this recipe online, and thought I would share. Like I said, I intend to replace the ground beef with ground turkey...

Low Carb Meatloaf

(1/6 of the recipe... a good sized chunk... has 5.4g carbs. The calories and fat content will vary based on your meat of choice).


2 lbs. extra lean ground beef (If using 1 lb. meat, use only ½ of other ingredients)
8 oz can of tomato sauce
3 T soy sauce (I use low sodium/lite soy sauce)
1 T onion powder
1 T dried parsley
ground black pepper to taste
4 cloves of garlic, minced
2 whole eggs (you could use Egg Beaters if you want... I used free range eggs)
1/2 c Parmesan cheese (you want the powdery kind, like Kraft in a can, not shreds. This is the binder).
1 piece of raw bacon (trust me. I used Hormel frozen bacon, 40 calories in 1 slice) cut up as fine as you can

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix everything together in a bowl. I use my hands. Mush it all up good.
Put the mixture into a casserole dish. Smooth the top a bit. Bake uncovered for 1 hour 10 minutes. I checked mine in the center with a meat thermometer (160+). Take it out of the oven and CAREFULLY pour off the fat. Do not hurt yourself. Let the meatloaf rest for 10 minutes, then serve.

~Julie~

Myrna Louise

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Posted: 03 Mar 2013, 12:34
I like this one...I have tried 3 different ones...I backed off the salt. I doubled the recipe so I don't have to do it again soon! All the notes below are Linda's...I just copied and pasted! Cool Enjoy!

The Ketchup Recipe is from
LINDA'S LOW CARB MENUS & RECIPES


EVEN BETTER "HEINZ" KETCHUP
6 ounce can tomato paste
8 ounce can tomato sauce
1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons white vinegar
1/4 cup water, or enough to get the right consistency
1/4 cup granular Splenda or equivalent liquid Splenda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/8 teaspoon allspice
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

Mix all of the ingredients well. Cover and simmer for 1 hour. Cool then chill before serving. Keep refrigerated.

Makes 2 cups or about 32 tablespoons

Made with granular Splenda:
1 tablespoon: 7 Calories; trace Fat; trace Protein; 2g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 1.5g Net Carbs
1/4 cup: 28 Calories; trace Fat; 1g Protein; 7g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 6g Net Carbs
1 cup: 112 Calories; trace Fat; 5g Protein; 28.5g Carbohydrate; 5g Dietary Fiber; 23.5g Net Carbs

Made with liquid Splenda:
1 tablespoon: 6 Calories; trace Fat; trace Protein; 2g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 1.5g Net Carbs
1/4 cup: 25 Calories; trace Fat; 1g Protein; 6.5g Carbohydrate; 1.5g Dietary Fiber; 5g Net Carbs
1 cup: 100 Calories; trace Fat; 5g Protein; 25.5g Carbohydrate; 5g Dietary Fiber; 20.5g Net Carbs



I finally had a chance to try some Heinz Reduced Sugar Ketchup (formerly called Heinz One Carb) and wanted to get as close as I could to creating a good copycat ketchup. My biggest stipulation was that I didn't want to have to cook my ketchup. I wanted it to be just as easy to whip up as my previous recipe. I think I've come pretty close to the Heinz. The main things that are missing in my recipe are the deeper, cooked flavor and the excess salt. I decided not to try and copy the saltiness since I thought the Heinz was overly salty. I used 1/2 teaspoon salt, but feel free to try up to a full teaspoon if you want yours to be as salty as the Heinz. I like the consistency and flavor of this version much better than my Better "Heinz" Ketchup. Adding tomato sauce made all the difference. Even if this isn't identical to the Heinz ketchup, I think it tastes very good and I'm happy with the flavor.

In case anyone is interested, I figured out one day that it costs about $.97 to $1.16 to make a batch of this ketchup. I have to pay an average of $2.00 for a 14 ounce bottle of Heinz low carb ketchup depending on where I buy it.

UPDATE 3/16/11: I made a few tweaks to the recipe this time. Except for the salt, I doubled all of the seasonings. I also added the equivalent of another tablespoon of sweetener. The recipe above still calls for the original quantities. I didn't edit it because the recipe is still good made that way. This time I simmered the ketchup on the stove for about 20-30 minutes and I think that helped blend the flavors a little better. It also helps the constency greatly. Cooking gives the ketchup a smoother texture and it doesn't separate and get watery over time like the uncooked version does. I do recommend covering the pot because the ketchup will get too thick otherwise.

UPDATE 5/14/12: To avoid confusion, I've edited the recipe ingredient list and instructions to reflect the way that I now make this recipe. I've also adjusted the nutritional counts.
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Leikoa

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Posted: 03 Mar 2013, 17:17
Angie, if you do manage to find your cream of mushroom soup recipe, please let me know! Canned soup isn't the most carb/sodium friendly ingredient - it would be awesome to be able to make my own. Very Happy

Julie and Myrna, thanks for the meatloaf and ketchup recipes - they look great! I've put both on my meal plan for this week. Smile
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Rdrunr557

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Posted: 03 Mar 2013, 19:12
Hello all - I tried some of the recipies today.

I made the cauliflower bread sticks. They were terrific. My husband and grand daughter really liked them too.

I also made the no crust pumpkin pie. Everyone loved it including myself.

Needless to say, I went slightly over in carbs but still only 16%. I was trying to stay at 10%. Next time, I'll try different recipies on different days. Thanks for the recipies ladies!
BBD5

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Posted: 03 Mar 2013, 20:57
Myself like rdrunnr tried a new recipe today.. I am Making chicken fajitas (my recipe) and Angie's MOCK SPANISH RICE using the cauliflower.. Rest of the family will be using regular flour tortillas and I will be using a whole wheat low carb tortilla with only 3g net carb per shell and 7g of fiber each shell! Very Happy The shell is by LaTortilla Factory.... So excited to endulge in the shell, mock spanish rice and the whole meal itself! ..

THE VERDICT: Just finished eating dinner and Angie - the mock rice is delicious thank you for the recipe! .. 1st time I tried this brand of shell and they were tasty for whole wheat and low carb !
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Posted: 04 Mar 2013, 21:05
I had new recipe tonight too...it was a winner with everyone. Portobello cordon bleu with dijon sauce
http://peaceloveandlowcarb.blogspot.com/2012/05/portobello-cordon-bleu-with-dijon-cream.html
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micki13

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Posted: 05 Mar 2013, 06:26
Jaime, That looks soooo delicious! Must try!!
BBD5

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Posted: 05 Mar 2013, 21:06
Tonight I tried Angie's Nameless Recipe (again - lol lol) instead of chicken.. I used ground beef (formed into a patty) and added a slice of pepper jack cheese.. It was delicious! This recipe is excellent for getting all of your veggie carbs in.. Very Happy

Jaime.. I want to try that portobello cordon bleu..sounds delish!
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Posted: 10 Mar 2013, 11:19
Oh. Em. Gee.
Sunkeeper - The Coconut Oil Chocolate candies are AMAZING! These are definitely a keeper and I will be absolutely sure to keep them around the house now.
Thank you so much for sharing the recipe!
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Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 09:37
This recipe is from Dana Carpender's Fat Fast book. I did alter it a bit, removing the salt and adding Mrs. Dash Spicy Southwest seasoning instead.

Butter Roasted Pecans
2 Cups of Pecan Halves
3 Tablespoons of Butter (I used unsalted butter.)
2 teaspoons of Mrs. Dash Spicy Southwest Seasoning

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Melt butter and toss with the pecans.
Roast in oven for 5 minutes.
Shake pan, roast for another 5 minutes.
They get crispy as they cool.

This makes 8, 1/4 Cup servings at:

248 calories a serving / 1 net carb / 89% fat

- Toni


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Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 09:41
Chocolate Whip

1/2 Cup of heavy cream
1 TBSP Hershey's unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 tsp fasweet (that was the sweetener, I used. Feel free to change that to whichever one you prefer, just be sure to adjust the nutritional counts accordingly)

Beat all ingredients together until fluffy and stiff.
This makes 2 servings at:
205 calories / .52 net carbs / 96% fat
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Sunkeeper

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Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 15:18
Peanut Butter Cup Candy
1 stick of butter or 1/2 cup coconut oil
1 square unsweetened baking chocolate
1/3 cup splenda
1 Tbsp cream or half and half
1 Tbsp peanut butter

Put liners in 10 mini muffin cups. You can add a layer of almonds, pecans or macadamia nuts too if you like, I didn't.
Melt butter or oil, which ever your using, chocolate and splenda in the microwave. Stir in cream and peanut butter. Divide evenly among the muffin cups and freeze. Keep frozen or refrigerate or they'll melt

Calories 142.4, Fat 15.73, Carbs 1.58, Fibre .84, Net Carbs .74, Protein .95

These are really good, seem to satisfy any craving you have for something sweet. I didn't use as much splenda, seemed like a lot to me.

Sunkeeper

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Posted: 11 Mar 2013, 15:21
There is also a Chocolate Peanut Butter Bark
6 Tbsp coconut oil
1 Tbsp cocoa powder
12-15 drops Stevia or 1/4 tsp dry sweetner
1 Tbsp natural peanut butter

Melt the coconut oil in the microwave for about 30 seconds, add the other ingredients and spread on a saran wrap plate very thin. Cool in the freezer and break into bark. I got 12 servings.
Calories 87.67, Fat 9.81, Carbs .49, Fibre .23, Net Carbs .26, Protein .33

illinifan01

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Posted: 13 Mar 2013, 14:25
New here but thought i'd share the latest recipe i made and liked. Sorry if it has been posted before...i got it off of www.genaw.com. It is called Sausage Salsa Quiche...it is very good!
1 lb Turkey Sausage
1cup salsa
3 eggs
8 oz cheddar cheese
Brown sausage and drain
spray 8x8 baking pan and layer sausage evenly
top with 4oz cheddar cheese
mix eggs and salsa together...pour over top of sausage/cheese
bake 350 for 30min
add remainder of cheese and bake an additional 5min
Makes 6 servings...325 cals and 5net carbs per serving
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Posted: 13 Mar 2013, 23:24
Love seeing all the new recipes! Dorothy, I'm glad you liked the Spanish "Rice" made from cauliflower and my "Nameless Recipe" lol. Glad you finally tried cauliflower! Brussels Sprouts are next, gf! hehehe Razz illinifan, I'm gonna try that Sausage Salsa Quiche soon! It really sounds good! Thanks for posting it! Still haven't found that recipe I used for homemade cream of mushroom soup :/ It's around here somewhere, but Lord knows where. I WILL post it when I find it Smile

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Myrna Louise

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Posted: 15 Mar 2013, 11:32
Hey all, I just found this recipe for Turkey Pot Pie using the Oopsie Roll as a crust...I am going to give it a try this weekend...I think the kids will love it!

http://yourlighterside.com/2009/05/recipe-low-carb-turkey-pot-pie/
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Posted: 15 Mar 2013, 20:03
Ooh, Myrna, you may finally get me to make opposite rolls. I miss pot pies very much. Pies, in general. Watched the DH have a slice if apricot pie at lunch and it just looked so good.
http://pinterest.com/rowanf/recipes-mostly-low-carb/

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Sunkeeper

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Posted: 20 Mar 2013, 16:21
Angie, I made your Garlic Parmesan Flax Seed Crackers today, man are they good. I wouldn't change a thing, loved the bit of salt they have in them. Going away on the weekend for a Girls Weekend, my daughter is getting married in 2 weeks. I need to be prepared and have lots of goodies to eat while we're there. I think these will be great with cheese or with cream cheese plus any dip maybe.

I actually made 1 batch and had a bunch for lunch then went back and made a second one, I got 42 crackers out of each batch by scoring them before I baked them. They broke apart perfectly.

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Posted: 23 Mar 2013, 12:50
Haven't tried them yet but Whole Natural Life has a berry and a lemon coconut oil candy recipe. Berry wouldn't work for those on induction but the lemon would. Just a few more ways to get our healthy fats.
http://pinterest.com/rowanf/recipes-mostly-low-carb/

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Posted: 25 Mar 2013, 07:50
What wonderful recipes you have here! I think I'll contribute with one that saves my chocolate cravings every day..

Chocolate moist cake with tahini

5 servings stevia (or Splenda according to your taste)
2 tsp baking powder
45 gr tahini
130 g margarine or butter
3 medium eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup water
30 g cocoa

We melt margarine with stevia and cocoa and stir well. We add the boiled water. Save 1/2 cup of the mixture for the end of the recipe.
In a bowl whisk the eggs with the tahini,baking powder and vanilla and add to the previous mixture (in the pan which is not hot be careful or you'll have an omelette instead) and stir well.
We put the mixture in the oven in a medium to small pan, and bake for 20 minutes.
In the meantime we have put the 1/2 cup of saved mixture in the fridge.
So when the cake is out of the oven we pour it over the cake.
I divided it into 8 servings with 1.06 net carb each!

At first tahini taste might seem strange to you but if you leave it in the fridge for 1 day it tastes superbe!

I put each serving to a container into the freezer and this way I control myself of overeating all of it!

If you don't want to use tahini (I don't know if it's easy to find it) you can use peanut butter instead but you have to adjust the carbs.

I hope you'll enjoy it as much as I do!Smile
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