Zucchini Thai Noodle Salad

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Feel free to twirl, swirl and slurp. This all-vegetable concoction skips on the guilt for second helpings, and kids will love it.

Makes: 4 servings
Free of: gluten and all top allergens

Ingredients

  • 2 large zucchini, ends trimmed
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • 1 red pepper, seeded, cored and thinly sliced
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp chopped Thai basil
  • 1/2 tsp minced ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup roasted, hulled sunflower seeds

Instructions

  1. Using a spiralizer, cut zucchini into long noodles and place in a large bowl.
  2. Add carrot sticks, red pepper slices and green onions to zucchini and gently combine.
  3. For dressing, in a small bowl, whisk basil together with ginger, garlic, rice vinegar, lime juice and honey. Slowly stream in oil while continuously whisking, and stir in salt and pepper.
  4. Toss zucchini mixture with dressing. Top with sunflower seeds and serve.

 

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Very Berry Cobbler

author: wellness mama

A simple berry cobbler that is grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-optional and sweetener-optional. Bonus: It can easily be made in one pan in the oven.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Grease a 8×8 or larger baking dish with coconut oil.
  3. Place berries in baking dish.
  4. Combine almond flour, coconut oil/butter and vanilla with your hands until it makes a crumbly topping.
  5. Using your hands, sprinkle/crumble the topping over the berries.
  6. Put dish into oven and cook for about 20 minutes (fresh fruit) to 30-40 minutes.
  7. When done, drizzle with honey.
  8. Top with whipped cream.

Low Carb Strawberry Muffins

A little higher on the sugar alcohols side, but maybe it will be okay.

Source: lowcarbdiet

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs
  • 2¼ cups almond flour
  • 1 cup strawberries, chopped
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • ¼ cup sweetener
  • ¼ cup sugar free artificial honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • For the streusel:
    • ¼ cup almond flour
    • ⅓ cup chopped pecans (or any other nuts)
    • 1 tablespoon sugar free honey
    • 2 tablespoons sweetener
    • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
    • ½ tsp cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine almond flour, coconut flour, sweetener, baking soda and salt. Slowly add in eggs, honey, butter and vanilla. Make sure all ingredients are blended thoroughly. Fold in strawberries, making sure not to puree the starberries.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix streusel ingredient and set aside.
  4. Pour batter evenly amond the muffin liners and lightly sprinkle with streusel topping. Bake for 25-30 minutes.

Nutritional Information

Serving size: 1 Muffin (Total recipe makes 12 servings)
Protein 9.08g, Cals 279, Carbs 22.12g, Fiber 4.75g, Sugar Alcohol 10.50g — NET CARBS: 6.88g