Simple Turnip Gratin


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


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


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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