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Tuesday 3 December 2019

Tuesday Christmas Trio : Low Carb Recipe Suggestions (8)

It's Tuesday Trio Time
with Christmas approaching fast
you may find these suggestions helpful

Christmas Salad
looks so colourful

Serves 10
6 clementine's, peeled
3 avocados, halved and de-stoned
112.5g watercress, washed
120g smoked salmon, torn into pieces
juice of 1 lemon
1 tbsp. olive oil, for drizzling
see more details/instructions here 

Brussels Sprouts Christmas Tree
Roasting makes sprouts taste delicious,
and is a vegan and gluten free Christmas side dish.

It's a Showstopper, and also
a tasty work of art!

Serves Four
25-30 Brussel sprouts
1 parsnip (or carrot)
1 slice butternut squash
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 handful dried cranberries
salt and pepper
see more details/instructions here

Christmas Chocolate Log With Blueberries
a low carb chocolate log, with added blueberries,
could be perfect for an alternative Christmas (or New Year) dessert!

1 cup Almond flour
3 Eggs
50g Butter
¼ cup Psyllium husk
½ cup Coconut cream
¼ cup Cocoa
1 tbsp. Natvia (or sweetener of your choice)
1 tbsp. Vanilla essence
250g cream cheese
50g Butter - melted
1 tbsp. Natvia
1 tbsp. Vanilla essence
½ cup blueberries or sliced strawberries
If you should need help with weight/measurement conversion see here
see more details/instructions here 

I hope you've enjoyed this 'Tuesday Trio'.
I wonder have you a favourite out of these three?  That Christmas Salad for me please!

See more 'Tuesday Trio' posts here 

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


Catarina said...

I'm loving these Tuesday Trio posts!!

Valerie-Jael said...

I love this sound of all three, wonderful. Valerie

Elephant's Child said...

The salad does look pretty good.
I can't face brussel sprouts though. My mother cooked them until they were a nasty, grey soggy mess and even decades later I avoid them.

Tom said...

...the salad would be my favorite.

Jeanie said...

They all look good but that Christmas salad is incredibly beautiful. That will make an appearance on my table for sure!

mxtodis123 said...

That Christmas salad really looks good.

Bill said...

The Christmas salad looks like a winner.

happyone said...

I really like Brussels sprouts and love the tree of them!!

Victor S E Moubarak said...

The sprouts look tasty. Never tried roasting them.

God bless.

My name is Erika. said...

Oh it all looks so good. Yum, brussel sprouts. The tree is very cute.

Christine said...

These all look like amazing party food!

Sandi said...



Rose said...

No matter how I try, I cannot fully like Brussels sprouts...and I think they look delicious.

DVArtist said...

Ohhh I love everything except the chocolate. I will try these.

Margaret D said...

These look nice. Not into brussel sprouts.

Chris Lally said...

Another truly terrific Tuesday trio! Thank you, Jan:)

Angie said...

Jan - they all look wonderful; I think my favorite would be the Brussel sprouts, followed by the salad!

Mary Kirkland said...

I love brussels sprouts and know so many people who don't. They are delicious.

Chatty Crone said...

I'll take the Brussel sprouts and yule log.

Lorrie said...

Such beautiful and tasty dishes for this season of feasting and celebration!

Iris Flavia said...

I love the salad (instead of salmon I´ll take chicken, though).

Haha, guess what´s waiting in the fridge here! I have too much cheese, so your Brussels Sprout Soup it´s this week again!
Hubby cannot have it but NEEDED to share one Sprout right away yesterday, when I was preparing.

Jo said...

I love that imaginative way to serve Brussels sprouts.

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I bought sprouts for Thanksgiving. I love them and will make this tree, too. I'll probably use carrots for the trunk, though.

pam nash said...

I like the Brussel sprout tree. An interesting way to serve them.

Thickethouse.wordpress said...

Great ideas here, especially in the Brussel sprouts and parsnips section....Alas, I don't think dates are for me.

Snowbird said...

I'll give roasting the sprouts a go this year, I tried it recently with cauliflower and it was

Teresa said...

Me ha encantado. Besitos.

Martha said...

They are all such lovely ideas!

William Kendall said...

I'd go for that last one.

baili said...

amazing treats for the festival
desert with blueberry made my mouth water lol