Gotta love patio dining!
We get used to, over the years, baked potatoes, burgers and buns – traditional summer fare, however, it is possible to easily create summer meals that are incredibly delicious while also being low-carb. Personally, I find that keeping white carbs and sugar out of my diet is the only way I can prevent myself from gaining weight. It is also a good way to keep your blood sugar low if you are diabetic, or if you are cooking for one. This dinner has enough fat and great flavours — you won’t miss those potatoes! Bon Apetit! And to your health!
For this dinner we had mixed organic greens with feta and red grapes, drizzled with a delicious vinaigrette.
For the protein component, we grilled 4 oz. beef tenderloin steaks, and topped those with a small pat (1/2 tsp) of a compound butter. (All I did was mix up a little smoked spanish paprika with butter, then roll in saran and refrigerate. When cold, slice a small disc to place on hot steak.) As well, we had some roasted asparagus with finely diced preserved lemon (or use lemon juice) and freshly grated parmesan. Delish!