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Low Carb Taco Bowl

Posted on March 21, 2019 by

You won’t miss the shell!

1 lb ground beef or turkey – your choice!
1 packet of taco seasoning
1 can Rotel tomatoes ( I like the cilantro one)
1 pkg cole slaw mix
1 4 oz. can sliced black olives
1 4 oz. can diced jalapenos – optional
1 avocado
3 green onions – sliced
Shredded cheese & sour cream for topping 


  1. Brown ground meat and stir in seasoning packet.
  2. Add tomatoes, olives & jalapenos.
  3. Stir in cole slaw mix and onions (save a bit for garnish).
  4. Serve with diced avocado, shredded cheese & sour cream. Sprinkle with remaining green onion.

Makes 6 servings


Nutrition Facts: (does not include sour cream & cheese – add accordingly)
Calories    256
Total Fat     17g
Total Carbohydrates   10g
Dietary Fiber    4g
Protein   18g

Note: You can control the heat on this one! Using salsa in place of the can of Rotel won’t change the nutritional data too much.

Print Recipe: Low Carb Taco Bowl

Chicken with Mushrooms and Swiss Cheese

Posted on September 26, 2014 by

Easy enough for family, pretty enough for guests!


Roasted Brussels Sprouts are the perfect side dish!

Roasted Brussels Sprouts are the perfect side dish!


2 Tbls butter

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Salt & pepper

8 oz. sliced mushrooms

2 Tlbs. Green onions, sliced

½ tsp. minced garlic

4 slices Swiss cheese



  1. Heat butter in skillet over medium-high heat. When hot, add chicken breasts and sprinkle with salt & pepper.
  2. Cook chicken until golden brown, about 3-4 minutes per side.
  3. Add mushrooms and sprinkle with garlic powder and a little more salt & pepper.  Cover and cook an additional 5-6 minutes, or until juice from chicken runs clear.
  4. Place rack in oven about 6 inches below broiler.  Set broiler on high and place chicken breasts on baking sheet. Top each breast with mushrooms and juices from pan. Top each with a slice of Swiss cheese and place under broiler.  Watch carefully, remove when cheese is melted and bubbly.

Makes 4 servings


Nutrition Facts:

Calories 405

Total Fat 15g

Total Carbohydrates 3g

Dietary Fiber .5g

Protein 63g


Print Recipe  Chicken with Mushrooms and Swiss Cheese

Adapted from

Dr. Clark’s Turkey Sliders

Posted on July 25, 2014 by


Dr. Clark at the grill

Dr. Clark at the grill


  • 1 lb. ground turkey (can use lean beef as well)
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese (can substitute shredded cheddar cheese)
  • ¼ cup sun-dried tomatoes
  • Chopped onion to taste
  • Pinch of sea salt, fresh cracked pepper
  • Fresh basil
  • Romaine lettuce leafs


  1. Prepare grill
  2. Place turkey, feta, sun-dried tomatoes, onion, basil and seasonings into a large bowl
  3. Mix until combined.
  4. Form ¼ cup little patty’s for grilling
  5. Grill until golden brown and cooked through
  6. Place cooked slider in lettuce leaf, add cheese if desired and other low/no carb condiments, wrap and eat!

Makes about 12 little sliders

Nutritional content (without condiments) for each wrapped slider: Calories 183; Protein 19 grams; Carbohydrate 2 grams; Fat 11 gramsPrint recipe – Turkey Sliders