Quinoa, black bean and corn salad

Quinoa, black bean, and corn salad

Quinoa salad is a staple for pot lucks and summer barbecues at our house. This recipe makes a large bowl of quinoa salad that will see you through any family dinner and makes great leftovers. Quinoa is a slowly digested carbohydrate that contains a complete protein, making it a good choice for vegetarians and people who…

Whip cream in 30 seconds

Sugar-free whipped cream in 30 seconds

Yes, you can whip cream in 30 seconds – just whip it in a measuring cup instead of a bowl. I’m not exactly sure why this is so much faster, but I think it probably has something to do with the straight walls of the measuring cup. I like to make plain whipped cream without any added…

Non-fat cinnamon yogurt spread

Nonfat cinnamon yogurt spread

A nonfat, sugar-free spread for toast and bagels – feel free to load up on it! Print Nonfat cinnamon yogurt spread Prep Time 5 mins   A nonfat, sugar-free spread for toast and bagels – feel free to load up on it! Course: Breakfast, Condiment Cuisine: Slow Carb, Vegetarian Keyword: cinnamon Servings: 10 Calories: 37…

Non-fat yogurt cheese

Nonfat Greek yogurt (yogurt cheese)

You can make your own Greek yogurt by using regular yogurt and a plastic strainer.  Use this thickened yogurt in place of sour cream or spreadable cream cheese – use a dollop in to top off soups and stews, or add some cinnamon to make Nonfat cinnamon yogurt spread. Make sure to use a natural…