Vegetables

The Forgotten Protein: Plant Protein

The first word that comes to mind when the word protein is mentioned is ‘meat’. Ā Meat can include beef, pork, fish, poultry, and eggs. Ā All animal meats are excellent sources of protein, some even have other sources of added nutrients such as iron. Ā However, a commonly forgotten protein source is plant protein. Ā Plants can also […]

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Sausage and Herb Stuffing Recipe

With Thanksgiving only days away, recipe planning and grocery shopping is at its peak.Ā  Before you head out this week with your grocery list, see if you can stock up on low carb alternatives to your favorite Thanksgiving dishes.Ā  A low carbĀ plate alternative to a traditional plateĀ can still be satisfying, such as stuffing, cranberry relish,

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Root Vegetables: How Do They Rate?

All vegetables are carbohydrates, but youā€™d be amazed to hear how much lower they are in carbohydrates than grain products.Ā  Root vegetables are excellent sources of vitamins, but some rank better than others in terms of calories, fiber and carbohydrate content. Turnip: 1 cupĀ Ā  46 caloriesĀ Ā Ā Ā Ā 8g carbĀ Ā Ā Ā Ā Ā 2g fiberĀ Ā  5g sugarĀ Ā Ā Ā Ā 1g protein *high in vitamin C,

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