Recipes

After posting a couple of low carbohydrate recipes, I’ve received a surprising number of requests for other recipes.

There is No Single Best Diet for Everyone

It is generally accepted science that over the last several thousand years, humans thrived equally well on diets ranging from pure vegetarian (people with origins in Asia or Far East cultures) to essentially meat-only diets (people with origins in northern cold climates such as the Inuit) with most ancient cultures subsisting on a mixed vegetarian-carnivore …

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A No-Cook Type of Protein? Cottage Cheese

Dairy is commonly forgotten for its protein content.  All dairy has some form of protein, and some are higher than others.  Cottage cheese is the dairy option with the highest amount of protein. A half cup serving contains between 100-120 calories, between 10-15 g of protein and a low amount of carbohydrates (3-6 grams). The …

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Low-Carb Gravy for Turkey Day

The holidays can be difficult for those that are taking the low carb approach.  Socially involved holidays can be an exception to enjoy your favorite foods.  The ham or turkey, green beans, and the acorn squash are the best options for a low calorie and low carb approach, but you can still enjoy your mashed potatoes and gravy on …

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Sausage and Herb Stuffing Recipe

With Thanksgiving only days away, recipe planning and grocery shopping is at its peak.  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.  A low carb plate alternative to a traditional plate can still be satisfying, such as stuffing, cranberry relish, …

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Root Vegetables: How Do They Rate?

All vegetables are carbohydrates, but you’d be amazed to hear how much lower they are in carbohydrates than grain products.  Root vegetables are excellent sources of vitamins, but some rank better than others in terms of calories, fiber and carbohydrate content. Turnip: 1 cup   46 calories     8g carb      2g fiber   5g sugar     1g protein *high in vitamin C, …

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Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese Casserole

For many of us, Macaroni and Cheese is a classic comfort food but unfortunately packed with carbohydrates. This is a great side dish that is tasty and low-carbohydrate to boot! This is another recipe from low-carbohydrate cookbook called “Eating Stella Style” by George Stella. Ingredients: salt freshly ground black pepper 1/8 teaspoon of garlic powder …

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