Creamy French Lentil and Mushroom Stew with and Chard - Carb-Up, Low-Fat, Vegan

This week, I wanted to try a new slow carb that I picked up, French lentils. Since I had an abundance of mushrooms, I came up with this creamy French lentil stew, which turned out to be hearty and filling, and downright satisfying.

Creamy French Lentil and Mushroom Stew with and Chard - Carb-Up, Low-Fat, Vegan

This week, I wanted to try a new slow carb that I picked up, French lentils. Since I had an abundance of mushrooms, I came up with this creamy French lentil stew, which turned out to be hearty and filling, and downright satisfying.

Twice-Baked Sweet Potato with Ham, Creamed Spinach and Goat Cheese - Carb-Up, Low-Fat

I wanted to do Easter themed carb-up dinner for Good Friday using one of my favourite carb-up ingredients, sweet potato. I figured ham is pretty traditional, but wasn't sure how to put them together without making the sweet potato into a side dish. I decided to do a twice-baked sweet potato...

Twice-Baked Sweet Potato with Ham, Creamed Spinach and Goat Cheese - Carb-Up, Low-Fat

I wanted to do Easter themed carb-up dinner for Good Friday using one of my favourite carb-up ingredients, sweet potato. I figured ham is pretty traditional, but wasn't sure how to put them together without making the sweet potato into a side dish. I decided to do a twice-baked sweet potato...

Energizing Adaptogen Mushroom Powder Blend for Coffee - Keto/Carb-Up, Low-Carb/Low-Fat, Vegan

Adaptogen mushrooms are have been making a splash as healthful addition to drinks like coffee, tea, hot cocoa and smoothies. You can get blended powders, even drink powders combined with them. Particularly popular are adaptogen mushroom coffees, combing the energizing effects of particular ones...

Energizing Adaptogen Mushroom Powder Blend for Coffee - Keto/Carb-Up, Low-Carb/Low-Fat, Vegan

Adaptogen mushrooms are have been making a splash as healthful addition to drinks like coffee, tea, hot cocoa and smoothies. You can get blended powders, even drink powders combined with them. Particularly popular are adaptogen mushroom coffees, combing the energizing effects of particular ones...

Mediterranean Loaded Baked Sweet Potatoes- Carb-Up, Low-Fat, Vegan

I can't get enough sweet potato recipes for my carb-up days. I recently realized that I didn't have any that baked them, so I decided to have a go at putting together a recipe using that cooking method. Loaded baked potatoes are usually more of a dairy thing, so I decided to make a Mediterranean...

Mediterranean Loaded Baked Sweet Potatoes- Carb-Up, Low-Fat, Vegan

I can't get enough sweet potato recipes for my carb-up days. I recently realized that I didn't have any that baked them, so I decided to have a go at putting together a recipe using that cooking method. Loaded baked potatoes are usually more of a dairy thing, so I decided to make a Mediterranean...

Three Bean Salad - Carb-Up, Low-Fat, Vegan

Three-bean salad is a sweet and sour textural delight, wonderful on its own or as a side. While I do have a low-cab version of the three bean salad recipe, the original high-carb version of this recipe is a great choice for getting in healthy carbs and vegan-friendly protein on my carb-up days.

Three Bean Salad - Carb-Up, Low-Fat, Vegan

Three-bean salad is a sweet and sour textural delight, wonderful on its own or as a side. While I do have a low-cab version of the three bean salad recipe, the original high-carb version of this recipe is a great choice for getting in healthy carbs and vegan-friendly protein on my carb-up days.

Sweet Potato Caramelized Kimchi Fries - Carb-Up, Low-Fat, Vegan Option

I'm always on the lookout for new ways to work sweet potatoes into a carb-up. Since I had made a lot of Korean dishes, I was inspired to make something using the kimchi I had left. I read about how Korean fusion food trucks have been caramelizing it to make it into a topping for fries...

Sweet Potato Caramelized Kimchi Fries - Carb-Up, Low-Fat, Vegan Option

I'm always on the lookout for new ways to work sweet potatoes into a carb-up. Since I had made a lot of Korean dishes, I was inspired to make something using the kimchi I had left. I read about how Korean fusion food trucks have been caramelizing it to make it into a topping for fries...

Crunchy Paleo Crackers - Carb-Up, Gluten-Free, Low-Fat

Since we only do carb-ups one to two times a week, I don’t usually buy carb-up crackers, since they would like get stale before we would finish them. I decided to take a stab at making my own, using only quality gluten-free flours, both made from tubers, arrowroot and cassava.

Crunchy Paleo Crackers - Carb-Up, Gluten-Free, Low-Fat

Since we only do carb-ups one to two times a week, I don’t usually buy carb-up crackers, since they would like get stale before we would finish them. I decided to take a stab at making my own, using only quality gluten-free flours, both made from tubers, arrowroot and cassava.

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus - Carb-Up, Low-Fat, Vegan

Roasted red pepper adds touch of sweetness and colour to hummus. And because it also adds a bit of liquid, you can cut back on the tahini to make it lower in fat for carb-up. Top with fresh herbs for taste and a pop of green and you have a lovely dip to enjoy on a carb-up day.

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus - Carb-Up, Low-Fat, Vegan

Roasted red pepper adds touch of sweetness and colour to hummus. And because it also adds a bit of liquid, you can cut back on the tahini to make it lower in fat for carb-up. Top with fresh herbs for taste and a pop of green and you have a lovely dip to enjoy on a carb-up day.

Spicy Thai Red Curry Lentil and Kale Soup - Carb-Up, Low-Fat, Vegan

I feel that if you're going to do a carb-up meal, you have to replace the fat with strong, equally appealing flavours and/or textures. This spicy Thai lentil red curry soup uses red curry paste, along with other Thai-inspired flavours to do just that.

Spicy Thai Red Curry Lentil and Kale Soup - Carb-Up, Low-Fat, Vegan

I feel that if you're going to do a carb-up meal, you have to replace the fat with strong, equally appealing flavours and/or textures. This spicy Thai lentil red curry soup uses red curry paste, along with other Thai-inspired flavours to do just that.

Low FODMAP Mashed Sweet Potato and Spinach - Carb-Up, Low-Fat, Vegan

Following a recent prolonged fast, I decided to have a carb-up day on one of my two days following the fast in which I was eating low FODMAP foods to lower the chance of having digestive upset. I wanted to include sweet potato, but if you have too much it can be more reactive...

Low FODMAP Mashed Sweet Potato and Spinach - Carb-Up, Low-Fat, Vegan

Following a recent prolonged fast, I decided to have a carb-up day on one of my two days following the fast in which I was eating low FODMAP foods to lower the chance of having digestive upset. I wanted to include sweet potato, but if you have too much it can be more reactive...


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