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Recipe Type: Low Carb

Creamy mashed cauliflower made with a touch of whipped butter, buttermilk, garlic and herbs and topped with cheese and bacon – low-carb, but you'll swear it's loaded with tons of calories!

Loaded Cauliflower “Mash” Bake

This raw shredded brussels sprouts salad is so simple to make, even a 4 year old can do it (with Mommy's help). Tossed with a little olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper, it makes a wonderful side dish to any meal, and my family loves it!

Raw Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Lemon and Oil

Not your ordinary tacos – these Thai chicken lettuce tacos are spicy and exotic, made with my light peanut sauce which I make with PB2 (powdered peanut butter) sriracha, ginger and spices. To balance out the spice, I chose to serve these in crisp cool lettuce wraps but tortillas would work great too!

Thai Chicken Peanut Lettuce Tacos

Slow Cooker Lemon Feta Chicken Drumsticks

Roasted stuffed chicken breast is the perfect Fall dish, filled with a savory-sweet stuffing of prosciutto, pears, sage, brie and arugula. It's delicious with a salad on the side, but also can be served with roasted butternut squash or brussels sprouts to make it a meal. It also happens to be naturally gluten-free and low-carb.

Stuffed Chicken Breast with Prosciutto, Pears and Brie

Raw Spiralized Zucchini Noodles with Tomatoes and Pesto is my favorite easy, end-of-summer vegetarian dish made with raw, garden vegetables and homemade pesto.

Raw Spiralized Zucchini Noodles with Tomatoes and Pesto

This simple, kid-friendly chicken dish is quick and easy to make for any night of the week – ready in under 15 minutes!

Weeknight Skillet Sazon Chicken Tenders

Kung Pao Chicken Zoodles For Two – I swapped the noodles with zucchini noodles and the results were fantastic!! (under 300 calories).

Kung Pao Chicken Zoodles For Two

Mediterranean Boneless Pork Chops with Julienned Vegetables, a delicious, weeknight meal! Made with pan seared thin sliced boneless pork chops and served topped with sauteed julienned summer squash, roasted tomatoes, lemon juice, olives and Feta cheese. So much flavor and color in this dish!

Mediterranean Boneless Pork Chops with Summer Veggies

Only FIVE ingredients (not counting salt and pepper) is all it takes to make this quick, easy, delicious cream of zucchini soup my family's been enjoying for years!

Cream of Zucchini Soup

Chicken Ropa Vieja

Spiralized Greek Cucumber Salad with Lemon and Feta is delicious, the perfect light dish. In Greece, Greek salads do not have lettuce, instead they are made with fresh cucumber, tomatoes, bell pepper, olives, red onion, oregano, lemon juice, olive oil, and fresh feta – delicious!

Spiralized Greek Cucumber Salad with Lemon and Feta

Lemon Feta Chicken with Oregano is made with Mediterranean ingredients such as lemon, oregano and feta cheese turning ordinary chicken into a spectacular dinner

Lemon Feta Chicken with Oregano

These creamy avocado coconut popsicles are made with just 4 ingredients – nutrient dense avocados, coconut-almond milk, raw sugar and coconut flakes.

Avocado Coconut Popsicles

Naked Turkey Bruschetta Burger are healthy, delicious, turkey burgers made juicy thanks to added zucchini and topped with a summer garden tomato bruschetta topping over a bed of baby arugula – no bun required!

Naked Turkey Bruschetta Burger

Grilled Shrimp and Watermelon Chopped Salad uses romaine tossed with sweet, juicy watermelon, grilled shrimp and goat cheese with a golden balsamic vinaigrette – I'll be making this salad all summer!!

Grilled Shrimp and Watermelon Chopped Salad

Turkey taco lettuce wraps are my go-to recipe when I want to eat something easy, delicious and light, and of course, healthy and low-carb! I forgo the taco shells and use lettuce leaves instead, and don't even miss them!

Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps

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

Spaghetti Squash with Arugula Pesto

I love making pork in the slow cooker, it's 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