just as simple to make, too. Chop the romaine and toss with sliced
bananas. In a small cup, whisk together the lemon juice, agave, and a
pinch of salt and dress each salad. Sprinkle with coconut flakes.
carbs: 67 gr
protein: 5 gr
little local grocery has had avocados on sale for the past few weeks or
so and I’ve been making all sorts of things with them, but one of my
favorites is creamy soups. The cucumber adds a summery feel, too, even
here where we have a foot and a half of snow!
dice a 2 inch piece of cucumber and set aside for later. In a blender,
puree rest of the cucumber, avocado, 1/4 of the onion, garlic, and olive
oil. Chop the cucumber and avocado first to make blending easier. Add
the water as needed for blending. Let this blend for a minute or two, to
get really creamy. Salt and pepper to taste. Top with a bit of the
reserved diced cucumber and onion. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes and
add a small drizzle of olive oil, if desired.
carbs: 12 gr
protein: 3 gr
the romaine and core and slice the apple. Toss with sliced onions,
walnuts halves, and raisins. In a small cup, whisk together the olive
oil, agave, lemon juice, vinegar and cinnamon for the dressing. Salt and
pepper to taste.
carbs: 49 gr
protein: 8 gr
is not a pretty pie. But many times you can’t judge a book by its
cover, and that was certainly the case with this dessert. I was
pleasantly surprised at how good this tasted. It made a pretty big pie,
too, but ended up being two servings.
and peel the apple and cut in half. In a blender, puree one half of the
apple with the olive oil, vanilla, and cinnamon, adding just enough
water needed for blending.
a food processor fitted with an “S” blade, process the walnuts and
raisins together until the mixture will stick together when pressed
(about a minute). Press into a small pie plate, tart pan … or just use
a salad plat like I did. Top with the pureed apple mix. Thinly slice
the remaining half of apple and arrange over the pureed apple mix. Add a
small dollop of any left over apple puree to the top.
carbs: 81 gr
protein: 6 gr
total protein: 22 gr