Category Archives: The Lighten Up Basics

Creamy Soup Base

This soup base can be used to make any “Cream of” soup and also works well in casseroles. It eliminates starchy flour thickeners for people who want to exclude flours from their diet. It freezes well and can be kept … Continue reading

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Cheese Bowls

2 oz of low sodium cheese, grated Suggestions: This particular bowl was made from a smoky, low sodium Gouda cheese. Any low sodium cheese will work. Semi soft cheeses are more difficult to work with. Low fat cheeses are not … Continue reading

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Apple Ginger Muffins

2 cup almond meal 4 pieces crystallized ginger, finely diced 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1/8 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1 apple, organic finely diced 3 egg whites, free range organic 1/2 tsp … Continue reading

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