Simple Turnip Gratin

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I’m in love with turnips and I didn’t know that until this week! I’ve never cooked with them before, because for some reason, I assumed that they were bitter like radishes. Au contraire! It’s mellow in flavor and actually quite delicious raw. For this recipe, I cook it like I would a potato in a gratin. However, the resulting dish has far fewer carbs but packs just as much taste! Enjoy!

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Low-Carb Hash Browns

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There is no way I’ll feel compelled to go back to the white potato after today’s recipe. I’ve skinned, chopped and cooked celeriac (celery root) in butter with a dash of salt and pepper. That’s it. The great thing about celeriac is that it softens quickly – within 2-3 minutes of cooking – and develops the same texture, taste and appearance of regular hash browns. So what’s stopping you? You cut so many corners with this lower-carb, healthier alternative to morning comfort, that adding a bit of butter isn’t a setback. Enjoy!

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Maple-Glazed Carrots

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This recipe combine the sweet caramelized scent of maple syrup with the earthiness of carrots. It’s a light vegetable dish that really lets the carrot shine through, despite the kick from cinnamon and maple syrup. It makes a great side dish or lunch. Enjoy!

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