Low Carb Recipe Suggestions (2)

Low Carb Recipe Suggestions (2)

It’s Tuesday Trio Time

This weeks lower carb recipe suggestions are

Spiced Parsnip Soup with Coriander and Chilli Pesto

There aren’t many things more comforting than a warming mug of creamy soup, and this recipe suggestion is perfect for Autumn, for Halloween, even for the 5th November Bonfire Night!


Serves Six

(11.7g Carbs per serving)

1 tbsp. olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 celery stick, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp ground cumin
1kg (2lb) parsnips, chopped
1.5ltr (2 1/2pt) hot chicken stock
3 tbsp. soured cream
For the pesto
1 red chilli or dried chipotle chilli
50g (2oz) fresh coriander, leaves picked
15g (1/2oz) Parmesan, grated
4 tbsp. pumpkin seeds, lightly toasted
4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil


Cheese Scones – these are low carb

could go nicely with soup!

3 cups of ground almonds
1 cup sharp (mature) cheddar cheese finely grated
1 tbsp. baking powder
a dash of cayenne
4 eggs whisked
4 tbsp. butter melted
ground sea salt


Red Roasted Carrots

Somehow the colour is just right for Autumn, and they are simply delicious. 


half teaspoon each of

cinnamon, paprika, chili powder, garlic powder and sea salt
5 or 6 diagonally (oval) cut carrots

1TBS olive oil and 1tsp sesame oil.


I hope you’ve enjoyed this ‘Tuesday Trio’. I wonder have you a favourite looking recipe out of these three? I could just enjoy a warming sip of soup right now!

Dear reader, you will find a variety of recipe ideas within this blog. Please note, not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter.

All the best Jan

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