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Turnip Latkes

No carrots daikon, or applesauce; maybe add cauliflower…

This Is So Good...

A few days ago I posted a recipe for “Primal” Breakfast Casserole. It’s made with turnips and it was delicious! Although turnips have a slightly sweet flavor, they were a great substitute for potatoes in that dish. A few days later, Mark’s Daily Apple posted a recipe for Vegetable Latkes. The Polish girl in me cannot resist a good potato pancake – preferably slathered in sour cream or applesauce. Not very low-carb, but so good… Anyway, I had a few leftover turnips and decided to try out this recipe. I was pleasantly surprised. Although not exactly like Grandma’s or The Polish Village Cafe’s, these are a very good replacement for low-carbers.

Turnip Latkes

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups grated turnip, carrot, zucchini, daikon radish
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • pinch of sea salt
  • pinch of black pepper, freshly ground
  • Ghee or raw milk butter for frying

What to do:

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Why you should not do low carb, especially whole foods low carb…

mydiabetesandme

Why anyone would even consider a lifestyle change is beyond me. It’s so much easier to not change anything and sit wallowing in self pity when we feel bad about this or that or that or this or what ever seems to be holding us back from getting a grip on happiness.

Rumor has it that there are Type 2 Diabetics who have totally lost symptoms of their disease while losing weight and having super spectacular blood sugars by just changing their lifestyle, cutting out sugar, starches, and grains.

Don’t try it though, it’s just not worth it, and there are no doughnuts.

Besides, I read on the internet that “low carb weight loss is just losing water weight” and we all know that if it’s on the internet, it is true. Just look at my before and 2 year anniversary pic:

December 2010 April 2013 On the left is December 2010, right is…

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