My Thanksgiving Menu. Low Carb with recipes.


My husband and I are very untraditional people when it comes to celebrating the holidays. We like to do things differently. For the first 8 years of our relationship we didn’t even put up a Christmas tree! It’s no surprise that our Thanksgiving every single year is totally different. Since we have been on our low carb journey we decided to keep with that theme for our big meal on Thursday. Here is my menu.

Roasted whole chicken. I do not feel like making a huge turkey this year since it’s only the two of us. I will roast the chicken with just some garlic, ginger, lemon, onions, and extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper, and sage on the skin. 598780_289500597817808_315182398_n

Cauliflower cheesy rice but this time loaded with ranch, bacon pieces, and cheddar cheese.dsc00628

Here is the original recipe-  https://gracegothealthy.com/2013/07/12/cheesy-cauliflower-rice/

Steamed green beans. I love how simple and sweet they taste.

Deviled eggs. I don’t have a recipe for these. I just wing them.

Jalapeno Poppers. I will be following this recipe-

http://kellythekitchenkop.com/2008/04/stuffed-jalapeno-appetizer-recipe.html

Caprese salad. So simple. Just fresh tomato, mozzarella, and basil all layered and stacked topped with extra virgin olive oil, and balsamic vinegar.

The dessert I chose is to honor my husband. He loves peanut butter cups so we are going to have these-

http://dessert.food.com/recipe/low-carb-peanut-butter-cups-120053

 

That’s it! I am excited because we will be able to eat lots of yummy foods and still stay in ketosis land 🙂

Low carb has been working out really well for us so far! Onward.

What are you serving your family for Thanksgiving? Are you bringing a famous dish to a party? Let me know!

 

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6 responses to “My Thanksgiving Menu. Low Carb with recipes.

  1. We’re traveling to North Carolina for the holiday, so we aren’t BRINGING anything but are definitely helping with prepping the dishes 🙂

  2. Enjoy your trip and your loved ones!

  3. Your T-giving feast sounds delectable–I might have to get up on some of those peanut butter cups.

  4. We are going to my aunt and uncle’s house and I’m in charge of green bean casserole. I always make the real version, though. Lots of french fried onions!

  5. Yummy! Ever since we moved into our new apartment and my dad passed away, the husband and I have Thanksgiving with our neighbor and any friends who can’t make it home for the Holidays. I am in charge of my famous mashed potatoes and cranberry jello mold… and this year I am also attempting to make Green Bean Casserole completely from scratch with no high sodium soups. We shall see how that goes!

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