Elderflower Liqueur (Low Carb)

homemade elderflower liqueur

Not a soup nor a side, but post-worthy. I promise.

Most times when I’m eating or drinking something delicious, I’ll pound my fist on the nearest table and exclaim, “Ooooh SHIT this is fucking GOOOOOOOOOD!” followed by spiralling into deep thought about how I can 1) replicate the recipe and 2) create a low carb version. Frantic internet research ensues. Multiple tabs open as I mix and match recipe upon recipe until I have a general formula in my brain for what I want to create. This happens with just about every stupidly delicious thing I encounter. I become obsessed with the idea until I have time to make it happen. It feels so empowering when I’m able to reproduce something like this successfully. Continue reading Elderflower Liqueur (Low Carb)

Simple Homemade Turkey Stock (Low Carb)

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This stock is super simple and it’s so flavourful that you needn’t fuss with any additional ingredients, such as vegetables, if you don’t feel like it.

This is a great way to use up holiday turkey leftovers. I usually freeze my bones and forget all about them for a few months. I made this using frozen bones from Christmas. It is now well past the holiday season. This stock would make a great turkey stew if you had any leftover meat. I used it to make my Sriracha Turkey Chili¬†recipe. Continue reading Simple Homemade Turkey Stock (Low Carb)

Simple Homemade Chicken Stock

tumblr_m8jquvXhzo1rxxmgro1_500On our laziest days, my partner and I have been known to indulge in the odd roasted grocery store chicken, or to head to a jerk chicken restaurant on our street for a quick dinner.¬† Despite our laziness, I always say that a roasted bird is a meal that keeps on giving. Continue reading Simple Homemade Chicken Stock