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Side Dishes

Side dishes to accompany low carb meals. Vegetables are on a separate page.
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Ranch Style Cole Slaw
Creamy, ranch-style cole slaw, great with barbeque.

Cauliflower "Potato" Salad
I made quite a few versions before coming up with a cauliflower salad that really is a lot like potato salad, but low carb.

Low Carb Barbecue "Baked" Beans
A low carb version of BBQ beans.

Low Carb Refried Beans
This version of the Mexican classic is made with black soy beans for fewer carbs.

Low-Carb Four-Bean Salad
This low-carb version of the traditional 3 bean or 4 bean salad makes two adjustments - it is sugar-free and the beans are less starchy ones.

Low Carb Broccoli Salad with Bacon
Most traditional broccoli salad recipes have a fair amount of sugar, due to raisins as well as sugar in the dressing. I've attempted to reduce the sugar, but keep the same salty-sweet flavor combination of the classic cold broccoli salad, with bits of bacon and sunflower seeds.

Oven-Baked Rutabaga "Fries"
How to make rutabaga "fries", a lower carb and lower calorie alternative to potato.

Almond "Polenta" or Grits
This easy and versatile recipe for soft almond "polenta" can use used in many ways. It is a corn-free and low-carb "polenta", and can also be a substitute for grits.

Tzatziki with Mint - Cucumber Yogurt Sauce or Side Dish
I love this version of this yogurt-cucumber dish with fresh mint, but you can also use parsley or dill or no herbs at all and it's still delicious.

Sugar Free Cranberry Sauce
Recipe for a simple sugar-free, low carb cranberry sauce.

Sugar Free Cranberry Chutney
Low carb, sugar free cranberry chutney - tart/sour, spicy (but not hot) and a little bit sweet - the balance can be varied to taste.

Low Carb Latkes
Here's are some ideas for making low carb latkes - for Hanukkah or any time - plus my recipe.

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