Low-carb adventures: ground chicken meatloaf!

A plate with chicken meatloaf, corn and coleslaw (vinegar-based).In my low-carb adventures, I’ve been introduced to some new foods and new ways of cooking, but after two solid weeks of really watching what I ate, I was craving comfort foods. One such comfort food from my childhood was meatloaf dinner! I wanted meatloaf, potatoes, corn on the cob, lots of butter, gravy, etc. Well, I came up with a compromise for  some of that heaviness by messing around with some of the components of  that dish. Instead of a whole corn on the cob, I snapped the cobs in half and steamed them, then cut the corn off one of the half-cobs and omitted the butter. Instead of potatoes, I whipped up a homemade vinegar-based coleslaw (no carrots, as I’m not a fan). And for the meatloaf, I used ground chicken instead of ground beef. Here’s what I did:

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Something a little different: warm potato salad

Quartered, cooked mini red potatoes tossed in a vinaigrette dressing mixture.This is a quick one! I got the idea from a recipe from a Tupperware website for their Smart Steamer, which I have written about before. I didn’t use the steamer this time. I was boiling up mini-red potatoes and decided I didn’t want to just have boiled potatoes with butter on them. Here’s what I did! Continue reading