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Low-Carb Roast Baby Cabbage Wedges with Bacon

My sister, an excellent cook, suggested this method for roasting fresh young cabbages, and I was dubious at first because I’m not enthusiastic about cooked cabbage. How wrong I was – thank you Sophie! These tender, slightly charred wedges are quite simply delicious with their plain dressing of fruity olive oil and fresh lemon juice. Low-Carb Roast Baby Cabbage Wedges …

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Low-Carb Beef Shin, Tomato & Olive Stew with a Naartjie Gremolata

It’s the gremolata that makes this stew special: a heavenly scent of citrus, parsley and garlic billows up as your face meets the plate. The starring ingredient here is freshly zested naartjie [clementine] peel – a glorious South African flavour that brings such warmth and colour to winter kitchens. Beef Shin, Tomato & Olive Stew with Naartjie, Lemon, Garlic & …

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Creamy Low-Carb Cauliflower-Cheese Soup with Lemon Butter & Bacon

A quick yet deep-flavoured soup with a whisper of nutmeg, a luxurious topping of crisped bacon and swirls of lemony butter. This is a new low-carb version of my 2009 recipe for Cauliflower-Cheese Soup: because I’ve given up on carbs it contains not a speck of flour, not a cube of potato, nor any similar starchy thickening agent.  This is gluten-free, diabetic-friendly, and …

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Creamy Low-Carb Chicken Breasts, Fennel & Bacon with a Cauliflower and Nutmeg Mash

A luscious dish packed with all the delectables permitted on a low-carb diet: bacon, cream, dry white wine and golden chicken skin. I’ve developed this recipe for Woolworths’s new Flavour Society, on May’s theme of winter food. Along with my friend Nina Timm, I’m one of the bloggers contributing my original recipes to Woolies’ Flavour Society Winter Pinterest board – hop over …

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BACON…I love you !

nothing says “I LOVE YOU” like a beautiful BACON HEART for your Valentine’s breakfast super easy, super funa big hit with the bacon lovers out there. i found this at “The Paper Mama” on my never ending quest for bacon ideas.i think it’s genius! not much of a recipe, BUT… THIS IS MY “HOW-TO” make bacon hearts as shown put …

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Dark Chocolate Breakfast Bar

CHOCOLATE FOR BREAKFAST !!! with granola, hickory smoked BACON, espresso beans and pecans what self respecting chocolate lover doesn’t dream about chocolate? well, now you can wake up, enjoy your chocolate and feel fabulous about the day ahead. A GOOD DAY STARTS THE CHOCOLATE WAY! CHOCOLATE IS THE CURE ALL of course there are health benefits in dark chocolate.  pecans …

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Flourless Chocolate Cake with Dark Chocolate Ganache and Candied Bacon

MY NEW FAVORITE FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE CAKE i now believe i found the perfect flourless chocolate cake.  as stated before in previous posts…most all flourless chocolate cakes are going to be delicious…that’s a given, BUT most are very difficult to serve.  i usually end up with little chocolate crumbles on me, the table, the floor.  chocolate mess is not a bad …

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The Perfect Sandwich Bacon…Genius !

YIKES… NATIONAL BACON DAY ? ! i almost missed it…although i say,“EAT BACON EVERY DAY !” BACON IN EVERY BITE found at DO IT AND HOW no need to preheat the oven.  you will render more fat if you start cold.  i use a convection oven at 390F degrees. cover a large cookie sheet with extra strength aluminum foil for …

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Freaky Frito No Bake with Bacon and Red Pepper Flakes

SO WRONG…yet SO PERFECTLY RIGHT !!! everything about this says NO NO NO NO DON’T DO IT but you just can’t help yourself… this is a true definition of GUILTY PLEASURE FRITOS chocolate BACON, peanut butter caramel and a sprinkle of HOT chili flakes YOU MUST TRY THIS !!! i found this incredibly sinful delight on pinterest brought to my attention …

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