Some people just don’t like eggs, or they want a breakfast option that doesn’t involve eggs sometimes.
On Finding My Fitness, I have a post with several other options, but one of my favorites right now is a good replacement for oatmeal. If you like the subtle flavors of coconut milk and almonds, then this recipe is for you.
I can see this especially hitting the spot as the weather starts to get cooler, and you can change the profile of the dish completely with just the spices you use.
Don’t feel married to almonds for this, either. Other kinds of nuts would taste just as delicious, and depending on your tastes you may even like it better with something like a walnut, macadamia nut, or pecan.
This is one of the recipes I’m featuring as
part of the slow-carb meal planner I’ve developed. A bunch of people have already signed up, and some have even told me they’ve reached their goals! Check it out if you’re interested!
Let me know what you think about it in the comments!
Egg-Free Slow-Carb Breakfast: Almond Porridge
1 c almond meal (for a coarser mouthfeel, you can also just grind up almonds in a food processor)
Cream from one can of full-fat coconut milk (the stuff you skim off the top of the can after it’s been in the fridge)
an optional bit or two of stevia
2 tsp cinnamon
pinch of ground nutmeg
In a saucepan, heat the coconut cream until it “melts” and gets liquidy. Then add the almonds and sweetener. Mix until combined thoroughly. Stir and cook on medium for about 5 minutes.
When it thickens up a bit and you’re almost ready to take it off, add the seasonings and stir it together.
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If it’s cold where you are, then you’ve just hit the jackpot.
My wife and I love to eat soups in the winter. They’re perfect food for the cold weather, plus they can last for days. Talk about bulk preparation!
But the same old soup day after day can get boring. So I went on a hunt.
Here’s what I found. Please enjoy (and share the crap out of) this list of 30 slow-carb soups!
Note: not everyone in the world is slow-carb, but their soups can be slow-carbed up. Along with the pics are any necessary notes for you.
(click the images to go to the recipe)
“Gumbo-laya” With Spicy Sausage, Chicken & Shrimp.
Enjoy this one over cauliflower rice instead of regular rice. Tomato Lentil Soup Simple Creamy Cauliflower and Artichoke Soup
Pork Chili Verde just take out the cornstarch White Bean, Collards, Sausage, and Chicken Soup Chicken Tortilla-less Soup
Ginger Zucchini Noodle Egg Drop Soup Again, just leave out the cornstarch. Hearty and “Creamy” Slow Carb Tomato Soup Creole Jambalaya Either don’t use rice or eat with cauliflower rice.
Roasted Red Pepper and Avocado Soup with Sausages Curried Cream Of Broccoli Soup Chilled Cream of Avocado Soup with Dungeness Crab
Homemade Chicken Broth Hot and Sour Soup Filipino Beef Kaldereta
Pressure-Cooker Lamb Stew Japanese-Inspired Whitefish and Noodle Soup Creamy Carrot Fennel Soup
Caldo de Res Thai Glass Noodle Soup This pic isn’t from the recipe, but you’ll get the idea Winter Mushroom Soup
Split Pea Soup w/ Sausage Farmer’s Market Gazpacho The link has a few recipes, but you’ll see it Tuscan Red Lentil Soup with Kale This one uses farro, a grain. Ignore it.
Dutch Tomato Soup with Meatballs Roasted Cauliflower & Mushroom Soup Roasted Vegetable Soup Use coconut cream instead of creme fraiche
Coconut milk curry beef stew Italian Sausage and Cabbage Soup Healing Chicken Soup
Do you have a favorite slow-carb friendly soup recipe? Link it in the comments!
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