Low Carb Express

Low Carb Express

by Annie Bell


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Adopting a low carb diet doesn't mean you have to deprive yourself of delicious food. Author of Low-Carb Revolution, award-winning food writer Annie Bell offers a speedy update to this diet, revolving around fresh seasonal ingredients. Every recipe lists the carbohydrate and protein values and can be made in 30 minutes or less.

Chapters include: Bread, including a low-carb Rosemary Focaccia and Sesame Parmesan Crackers; Eggs and Frittatas, which features three Omelette Pizza recipes; Protein Pots such as a Chicken, Avocado and Chilli Pot with Miso Dressing; Very Veggie, including a courgette noodle salad; the Sweet Satisfaction of Papaya Creams and Chocolate, Date and Orange Mousse; and more.

The 100 innovative international recipes show that easy-to-prepare, quick-to-cook low carb food can still be filling and enticing, while helping you lose weight.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857834355
Publisher: Octopus Books
Publication date: 12/24/2018
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Annie Bell has a Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition. She is an award-winning cookery writer who trained as a chef before writing for Vogue, and then the Independent. She has been principal cookery writer on the Mail on Sunday's YOU Magazine for the last 20 years. Her previous cookbooks include the Soup Glorious Soup, The Camping Cookbook, Annie Bell's Baking Bible, Low Carb Revolution and How to Cook.

Table of Contents

Preface 6

Introduction 9

Breads, Pancakes, Muffins and Crackers

Coconut Almond Bread 18

Crispy Pancetta on Almond Bread 18

Swiss Chard Bruschettas with Chilli and Garlic 20

Sesame Parmesan Crackers 21

Buckwheat Blinis 22

Blinis with Smoked Salmon 22

Smoked Ham and Camembert Muffins 25

Fake-accia Base 26

Rosemary Fake-accia 27

Red Pepper, Feta and Olive Fake-accia 28

Baked Apple Custard Cakes 30

Carrot Cake Muffins 31

Dipping and Dolloping

Muhammara 35

Soured Cream and Chive Dip 35

Avocado and Coconut Dip 36

Courgette Dip with Coconut, Lime and Mint 38

Green Papaya, Cinnamon and Cashew Salsa 39

Melon, Lime and Coriander Salsa 40

Avocado, Cashew and Mint Guacamole 42

Creamy Goat's Cheese 43

Smoked Salmon and Dill Mousse 43

Smoked Mackerel Paté 44

Sardine Gribiche 44

Tuna Niçoise 46

Crab Tartare 46

Hot-smoked Salmon and Hazelnut Rillettes 47

Salmon and Celery Mayonnaise 49

Pinchos and Nibbles

Parmesan Peppers 53

Scamorza Mushrooms 54

Smoked Salmon and Quail Egg Pinchos 54

Cheese and Chilli Crispies 55

Cucumber Canapés 55

Devilled Egg Radishes 56

Spicy Nut and Seaweed Mix 59

BLTs 60

Mini Quiches 61

Egg Wraps 62

Serrano Ham and Goat's Cheese Wraps 62

Smoked Salmon and Watercress Wraps 64

Parma Ham and Watermelon Appetisers 65

Sea Salt Choco Walnuts 66

Soups, Stews and Smoothies

Mango and Coconut Smoothie 70

Kiwi and Cucumber Smoothie 70

Herb Lassi 72

Cucumber, Watermelon and Mint Soup 72

Green Goddess Soup 73

Chilled Avocado Soup 74

Radish Salad and Smoked Salmon 74

Iced Tomato and Almond Soup 76

Miso Soup with Tofu 77

Watercress and Pistachio Soup 78

Spinach and Spring Onion Soup 80

Lettuce Cups with Salmon and Capers 80

Leek and Mustard Soup 81

Cauliflower Soup with Za'atar 82

Minestrone Pronto 82

Thai Curried Chicken Soup 85

Leafy Green Soup with Lemon and Parmesan 86

Herby Seafood Stew 87

Eggs and Fritters

Pizza Omelette with Mozzarella and Chorizo 90

Pizza Omelette with Artichokes and Pesto 92

Pizza Omelette with Tomato and Gruyère 92

Japanese Omelette 93

Dutch Boerenomelet 94

Indian Masala Omelette 96

Smoked Salmon, Lemon and Chilli Omelette 97

Pea and Avo Smash with Fried Eggs 99

Asparagus Spears with Poached Egg and Parmesan 100

Broccoli and Coriander Galettes with Gravadlax 101

Skinny Mac Cheese Fritters 102

Cauliflower Rissoles with Beetroot Relish 104

Leek and Parmesan Scramble 105

Noodles, Pasta and Pilafs

Miso Noodles with Prawns and Choi Sum 110

Spaghetti with Roast Asparagus 112

Edamame Fettuccine with Salsa Crudo 113

Rainbow Spaghetti with Parmesan, Parsley and Crispy Bacon 114

Spaghetti with Anchovies, Garlic and Parsley 116

Spinach and Noodles with Mint Yogurt 117

Roast Asparagus and Red Onion with Farro 119

Salad of Buckwheat, Watercress, Coriander and Avocado 120

Asparagus and Spelt Risotto with Crab 121

Spicy Courgette and Quinoa Pilaf 122

Mushroom, Fromage Frais and Buckwheat Risotto 125

Protein Pots

Two Salmon and Guacamole Cocktail 128

Smoked Mackerel with Pickled Cucumber and Avocado 129

Salmon, Edamame and Arame Pot with Wasabi Dressing 131

Quail Eggs, Crab and Cress 132

Egg and Cress Sundae 132

Skinny Prawn Cocktail 134

Prawn Guacamolies 135

Southeast Asian Prawns with Salad Greens 136

Crayfish, Rocket and Gherkins 138

Ossau-Iraty, Roast Pepper, Buckwheat and Watercress 139

Chicken, Avocado and Chilli Pot with Miso Dressing 141

Parma Ham with Figs and Sherried Stilton 142

Bresaola with Olives and Mozzarella 143

Skinny Protein

Thai Sea Bream Curry 146

Butter and Lemon Prawns with Spinach 148

One-pot Fillet-o-fish with Spinach and Nutmeg 149

Crispy Salmon with Green Bean Mimosa 150

Teriyaki Salmon with Baby Kale Salad and Coconut Dressing 152

Scallop Tikka 153

Mackerel, Chicory and Apple Roast 155

Spicy Fried Chicken 156

Chicken and Coconut Balti 158

Creamy Saffron Chicken and Celeriac Salad 159

Lamb Steaks with Mint Sauce and Feta 161

Lamb Steaks with Broccoli Mash 162

Lamb Chops with Coriander, Ginger and Chilli 163

Bavette Steak with Courgette Mash and Olives 164

Paprika Pork with Chicory and Lemon 166

Salami, Grilled Sprouting Broccoli and Figs 167

Basil Burgers with Tzatziki 168

Very Veggie

Cocktail Avos 172

Salad of Endive with Chicken Livers 174

Courgette Noodle Salad with Smoked Salmon 175

Seaweed Salad with Miso Dressing 177

Avocado and Green Bean Salad with Pomegranate Dressing 178

Cauli Couscous Salad with Herbs, Olives and Orange 179

Roast Cauliflower with Coriander and Sumac 180

Roast Romanesco and Spring Onion Salad with Balsamic Dressing 182

Fricassée of Peas, Beans and Mushrooms 183

Aubergine Bruschettas 185

Roast Broccoli with Feta 186

Tomato and Herb Salad 186

Coconut Cashew Gado Gado Salad 187

Sweet Satisfaction

Apple and Blueberry Frittata 190

Mango Ice 192

Berry Compote with Vanilla Yogurt 193

Papaya Creams 194

Strawberry and Pomegranate Granita 195

Kiwi and Passionfruit Cocktail 195

Strawberry Chia Pudding 196

Raspberry Coconut Ice Cream 199

Blackberry and Blueberry Cocktail 200

Chocolate, Date and Orange Mousse 203

Index 204

Acknowledgements 208

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