Make Your Mother’s Comfort Food Recipes

...Low-Carb DELICIOUS with the help of Cauli-Rice!

Make Your Mothers Comfort Food LOW Carb!

Last week we learned to make cauliflower rice and transformed it into fried rice that has all the flavor of the original!  That was followed up with the cauli-rice recipe roundup in which I promised a roundup of recipes that incorporate cauliflower as rice.

That simple ingredient allows those of us on a low-carb lifestyle to enjoy some comfort foods that had been lacking in our meal plans. Meals we grew up with… that our mothers made…but no more! Here’s just some of the BEST of those recipes! 

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Low-Carb Loaded Cauliflower Casserole

Low Carb Loaded Cauliflower Casserole

Michael and I spent yesterday afternoon at the park with two of our grandchildren and our pups! What fun! We dropped them off to find our daughter Allison throwing together a low carb loaded cauliflower casserole that already sounded great and was starting to smell wonderful! I was sold! I needed a side dish to pair with our leftover smothered chicken! This was it! 

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Low-Carb Bubble and Squeak

Low Carb Bubble and Squeak Dupe

About 20 minutes south of where we live there is a sleepy little city that is a throwback to days gone by. As a matter of fact if you have ever seen any Civil War movies, like “Lincoln,” you would have seen scenes shot on their cobblestone streets. There is one authentic English pub that sits in the midst of Old Town that heralds true from across the pond cuisine. While my husband favors bangers and mash I found the bubble and squeak sidedish interesting.

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22 Devilishly Delicious Low-Carb Lasagnas!

22 Low Carb Lasagna Recipes

I hear all the time that one of the hardest things people give up when living a low carb lifestyles is Italian food.  Granted it’s tough to walk into an Italian restaurant and not pig out on pasta but you can make great low-carb alternatives at home! Here’s some delicious low-carb lasagna recipes to prove it!

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Low-Carb Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

Delicious Low Carb Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

This spaghetti squash lasagna casserole makes 9 large servings that are sure to fill up the most hungry of your bunch!  Net carbs will vary depending on ingredients selected but will generally be 12 to 13 per serving. Round out your meal with a nice tossed salad served with a smattering of Italian or Ranch dressing. Your family will love you for it!

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12 Low Carb Mac and Cheese Recipes

12 Low Carb Mac and Cheese Recipes You will LOVE!

We all  to make connections between certain times of year or life events with food. Some foods more than others. Ham with Christmas or Easter, turkey with Thanksgiving, mac and cheese with… well with colder weather… when we seek comfort… who the heck doesn’t associate macaroni and cheese with their mom?  I actually have the little throwaway “cookbook” that the macaroni company handed out that included the recipe she, and I have made for our whole lives!  BUT traditional mac ‘n cheese is a definite no-no on a low carb diet. However, here is a full dozen recipes that will give you all the taste of the regular pasta-laden casserole without any of the guilt! 

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