• Desserts,  Recipes,  Thanksgiving

    [RECIPE] Low Carb Pumpkin Pie

    Pumpkins are  considered a superfood by many because they are high in fiber and rich in the phytonutrient beta-carotene.    Beta-carotene, an anti-oxidant, is the pigment responsible for the orange color and is converted to Vitamin A in the body.   Vitamin A is an essential vitamin in the body which is responsible for healthy skin and mucus membranes and good eye health.  It also supports a healthy immune system and lowers the risk of cancer and heart disease. This low-carb pumpkin pie recipe is dairy-free, gluten-free and dare I say…healthy?   What about whipped cream?  Well, I’m glad you asked.  Low-carb, dairy-free whipped cream is pretty easy to make by mixing…

  • Recipes,  Side Dishes,  Thanksgiving

    [RECIPE] Healthy Green Bean Casserole

    The traditional green bean casserole recipe calls for a few unhealthy ingredients such as a can of Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom soup and French’s French Fried Onions. Ingredients in Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup: Water, Mushrooms, Vegetable Oil (Corn, Canola, And/Or Soybean), Modified Food Starch, Wheat Flour, Cream, Contains Less Than 2% Of: Salt, Whey, Soy Protein Concentrate, Monosodium Glutamate, Yeast Extract, Dried Garlic, Natural Flavoring. Contains: Wheat, Milk, Soy Ingredients in French’s French Fried Onions:  Onions, Palm Oil, Wheat Flour, Salt and Dextrose. Many green bean casserole recipes also use soy sauce as an ingredient.  I don’t know about you, but I’d much rather have a green bean casserole…