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Tuesday 17 December 2019

Tuesday Christmas Trio : Low Carb Recipe Ideas (10)

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

Roast Turkey
cooked to perfection

What size to buy

2-2.5kg serves 4-6
3kg serves 6-7
3.5kg serves 7-8
4-4.5kg serves 8-10
5-5.5kg serves 10-12
6-6.5kg serves 12-15

Cooking Instructions
and much more information,
can be seen here

Stuffing - it's Low Carb and Gluten Free

Serves Eight
8g carbs per serving
2 tbsp. butter
2 yellow onions, finely chopped
150 g bacon, diced
225 g celery root, diced
(or replace the celery root with half the amount of celery; 3–4 stalks replace about ½ pound of root)
1 apple, grated
60 g pecans, chopped
2 slices of low-carb bread
240 ml heavy (double) whipping cream
900 g ground pork
fresh sage 2-3 sprigs, finely chopped
½ tsp ground nutmeg
1 tsp salt
½ tsp ground black pepper

1 tbsp. butter, for greasing the baking dish
more details, can be found here

Black Forest Gateau
Low Carb, and perfect for Christmas festivities

100g ground almonds
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 large eggs
1 tablespoon of melted butter
2 tablespoons of double cream
2 tablespoons of cocoa powder
100 grams of pitted black cherries
see more details here

I hope you've enjoyed this 'Tuesday Trio'.
If you should need help with weight/measurement conversion please see here

I wonder will you be serving Turkey for Christmas or something else?

I'm looking forward to taking time for a slice of low carb gateaux and a refreshing cuppa - well it's nice to sit down and spoil yourself isn't it!

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...

Great trio!
Scrumptious gâteau!

Tom said...

...the stuffing is something to try.

Debbie said...

this sounds like such a delicious meal, will you come and make it for me?!?!

i am hosting christmas and i still don't even know what i am making!! i would like to go to my nieces, i have been invited...but my mom and the husbands mom have no where to go. the husbands mom is not invited or welcome at my nieces because of her mother = stress at the holidays!!!

Ygraine said...

This trio does look amazing...especially that stuffing!
And as for the gateau...well, I am hooked before I've even tried it! <3
Thank you so much! :))

Hugs xxx

carol l mckenna said...

Wonderful holiday recipes ~ so yummy looking ^_^

Happy Moments to You,
A ShutterBug Explores,
aka (A Creative Harbor)

Jo said...

A very tempting trio there and all so perfect for Christmas.

Bill said...

Sounds wonderful, thank you.

Valerie-Jael said...

All recipes look wonderful, and the turkey looks so yummy! Valerie

Chatty Crone said...

Boy that was a gorgeous looking turkey there!

Elephant's Child said...

Definitely some treats there.
I will bake a turkey breast for himself and make myself a HUGE fruit salad - which I will largely live on. said...

I don't cook turkey and I don't eat stuffing but I do like a nice cake

CJ Kennedy said...

I’/ll skip the turkey and stuffing and just start with the Black Forest cake. Life’s too short. Eat dessert first 😺

Teresa said...

Muy buenas recetas. Besitos.

Rain said...

Delicious trio!!! I'd go for the stuffing first! :)

happyone said...

That turkey looks delicious and perfect.

Christine said...


Lorrie said...

Another delicious trio. Yes, there will be turkey here - we will be 14 for dinner so it's a good sized one.

Louca por porcelana said...

Great recipes,look scrumptious!Thanks for sharing!Merry Christmas!

Martha said...

All look great! We'll be hosting at our place and I'm looking forward to cooking for everyone.

dellgirl said...

What a delicious post, everything looks so yummy. I'm glad I already ate because this is making my mouth water. Thanks for sharing it.

Have a great day tomorrow!

DVArtist said...

Great post and recipes for Christmas. I will definitely try the desert.

Lee said...

My mouth is watering! :)

baili said...

thank you for wonderful recipes dear Jan
loved the cake

sandy said...

black forest Gauteau -..sp... looks SO good. I gotta get my mind off desserts, lol...i could eat them all day.

Magic Love Crow said...

I want to try all three of these!! Thank you so much!!!!