Recipe Type: Low Carb

Canned Tuna Ceviche – Transform ordinary canned tuna into a zesty, flavorful lunch with a Latin flair by adding fresh lime juice, cilantro, jalapeño, tomato and avocado in this easy tuna ceviche – so good!

Canned Tuna Ceviche

Spicy shrimp with garlic, zucchini noodles (zoodles), tomatoes and a squeeze of lemon – I just inhaled this EASY low-carb, gluten-free, paleo-friendly dish for lunch which took less than 20 minutes to make, start to finish and it was DELICIOUS!

Zucchini Noodles with Lemon-Garlic Spicy Shrimp

Kenyan braised collard greens and ground beef, also known as Sukuma Wiki, is quick and super easy to make.

Kenyan Braised Collard Greens and Ground Beef (Sukuma Wiki)

Cauliflower "Fried Rice" is my favorite low-carb side dish when I'm craving Chinese take-out!

Cauliflower “Fried Rice”

A lighter take on Chicken Scarpariello that's not just delicious, it also happens to be gluten-free, low-carb, whole30 compliant and paleo-friendly.

Chicken Scarpariello

These Asian inspired meatballs are out of this world! Made with ground turkey, ginger, scallions, cilantro and sesame oil with a tangy sesame-lime dipping sauce

Asian Turkey Meatballs With Lime Sesame Dipping Sauce

Cold winter nights call for hot soup. This cauliflower watercress soup is healthy and light, with a perfect creamy texture from the cauliflower.

Cauliflower Watercress Soup

This Crock Pot Balsamic Pork Roast is so easy and literally falls apart once cooked. Here it's cooked with balsamic vinegar and honey which gives it a slight tang that I love!

Crock Pot Balsamic Pork Roast

Quick and easy – these buffalo chicken strips are spicy and delicious! I like to serve them with my homemade skinny blue cheese dressing and celery sticks on the side for a hot and spicy appetizer.

Skinny Buffalo Chicken Strips

Broccolini, also known as baby broccoli, makes a fantastic, quick side dish and compliments just about anything from beef roasts, lamb, fish, turkey, chicken, lasagna and more.

Easy Garlic Broccolini

These Ceviche Cucumber Cups are made with fresh raw fish (shellfish), lime juice, onions and cilantro, making it gluten-free, paleo friendly and low-carb!

Ceviche Cucumber Cups

These Santa Fe turkey lettuce wraps are SO good, you'll WANT to save some leftover turkey just to make them (or leftover chicken breast would work too)! Have you ever had the Spinach Santa Fe Egg Rolls with the Cilantro Ranch Dipping Sauce from Chili's? They're dangerously good – I don't even want to know how many calories they are. That's where the inspiration for these lighter lettuce wraps came from.

Turkey Santa Fe Lettuce Wraps

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower "Rice" is inspired by my Cilantro Lime Rice recipe, only made low-carb with riced cauliflower!

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

These easy low carb breakfast enchiladas are gluten-free, grain-free and vegetarian using egg whites as a "tortilla" - perfect for vegetarians and keto diets!

Easy Vegetarian Breakfast Enchiladas (Low Carb)

Easy Crock Pot Salsa Chicken Thighs – This is the EASIEST slow cooker recipe EVER! Just TWO ingredients: salsa and chicken, plus some spices makes a delicious juicy chicken that can be used in tacos, over rice, over salad and more!

Embarrassingly Easy Crock Pot Salsa Chicken Thighs

Spaghetti Squash with Meat Ragu is my go-to spaghetti squash meal! Roasted Spaghetti Squash topped with a simple-yet-delicious meat sauce simmered with tomatoes, onions, carrots and celery. It's so good, you won't miss the pasta!

Spaghetti Squash with Meat Ragu

Zucchini noodles and meatballs – when it comes to zucchini noodles, it doesn't get more classic than that! I've been making zucchini noodles long before I got my spiralizer, but now they are so popular you can even buy them pre-cut in the supermarket!

Zoodles and Meatballs (With Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs)

Garden tomatoes, summer zucchini, and Asiago cheese make a scrumptious frittata that highlights the end of summer's bounty.

Tomato and Zucchini Frittata

This recipe is an oldie, but goodie! I had a big zucchini that needed using up and I was sooo in the mood for these yummy (and guiltless) zucchini pizza bites!

Zucchini Pizza Bites

A fun, easy twist on eggplant parmesan – these baked eggplant "boats" are hollowed out and stuffed with chicken sausage, tomato sauce and mozzarella.

Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan

Zucchini, yellow squash and carrots cut into spaghetti like strands and sauteed with garlic and oil. I make this side dish ALL summer long – not just because it's low-carb, gluten-free, clean and paleo friendly, but because it's delicious, good for you and also happens to be my husband's favorite way to enjoy zucchini!

Sauteed Julienned Summer Vegetables

Grilled shrimp on skewers seasoned with cumin, garlic and finished with fresh squeezed lime juice and cilantro.

Grilled Cilantro Lime Shrimp Kebabs

This super easy method for grilled fish in foil packets is pretty fool proof, and you can use any fresh fish that's available to you in your area.

Easy Grilled Fish Fillet in Foil Packets

Grilled Pesto Chicken and Tomato Kebabs just SCREAM summer, made with chunks of boneless chicken breasts, skinny basil pesto and grape tomatoes. Serve this as an appetizer at your next backyard bash, or have them for dinner any night of the week with a great big salad or over pasta.

Grilled Pesto Chicken and Tomato Kebabs

Grilled Chicken and Zucchini Yakitori – Japanese inspired grilled chicken and zucchini skewers marinated with yakitori sauce and threaded onto bamboo sticks with green onions. 

Grilled Chicken and Zucchini Yakitori

These shrimp cakes are light and delicious, made with jalapenos, scallions, and cilantro then topped with a little fresh lime juice and a few slices of avocado.

Jalapeño Shrimp Cakes

These baked stuffed chicken breasts are really simple to make, stuffed with melted cheese, roasted red peppers, prosciutto and baby spinach.

Roasted Red Pepper and Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken Breast

I love making a batch of these mini egg omelets - they are EASY to make, and I have breakfast ready for the next few days. I pop them in the microwave for one minute and they taste as good as when I first made them.

Broccoli and Cheese Egg Muffins

Harissa eggs in purgatory is a simple Italian egg dish, simmered in a fiery tomato sauce. Tastes like heaven if you need a quick inexpensive meal with a kick!

Harissa Eggs in Purgatory

Chicken Francese is an Italian-American dish made with sautéed chicken cutlets with a lemon-butter and white wine sauce. It's my husband's favorite dish, so it's always on rotation in my house!

Chicken Francese – Lightened Up