Faux Potatoes - THM S or E Meal

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First off, I hate radishes. Always have. In a salad, on a veggie tray - disgusting!

But.... fried in a little butter with salt and pepper? Life changing.

I have been following a low sugar eating plan, and since white potatoes actually have a higher GI then bread, I have found alternatives.

I had heard that fried radishes will taste the same as potatoes and I was willing to give it a try.

Radishes are inexpensive and a great way to plump up a breakfast of just bacon and eggs.

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I slice my radishes quite thin and heat up a little butter in a frying pan. I have tried coconut oil, but something about the flavour of radishes and coconut oil just doesn't jive. Use whatever fat you like if your eating this in an S meal.

Once the pan is hot, I basically stir fry the potatoes until they're a little crispy. Today, I sprinkled them with a little grated Tex - Mex cheese and served with bacon and eggs.

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Once radishes are cooked, the zingy flavour of them is gone. I actually find that fried potatoes are quite plain tasting compared to radishes.

Let's face it, no one eats potatoes for the the flavour, they're just a vehicle for salt, cheese, butter, chili and other tasty toppings.

Make radishes your new vehicle, your blood sugar will thank you!

5 Minute Chicken Burger, THM (S)

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Today for lunch, I needed something warm and not another salad!

This is a quick lunch that is faster than hitting the drive thru!

These chicken burgers are from the Janet & Greta's line of foods at Costco. They're the authors of several healthy living cookbooks and every recipe of theirs has loads of flavour.

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I started with the Bread in a Mug on pg. 265 of Trim Healthy Mama. I added  Mrs.Dash for flavour and I ground up my almond flour to get a smoother consistency.

I cooked it in the microwave for 1 minute.

Once this was cooling, I heated my chicken patty for two minutes in the microwave.

I then assembled my sandwich with slices of mozzarella cheese, green leaf lettuce, and Hellman's mayo.

These chicken burgers have swiss cheese and onions in them, so they were flavourful and not at all dry!

I followed up with dessert of fresh raspberries, and a splash of cream mixed with Truvia.

Perfect lunch on a cloudy day!

I included the nutrition breakdown of the chicken patties.

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