This Mother’s Day, Budget Low Carb is all about the lemon. Show Mom you love her with a special dessert for less than 10g of net carbohydrates per serving. It’s even more special when these desserts come in under $10 for a family of 4 and won’t leave a sour expression on Mom’s face!
CarbSmart Magazine’s Budget Low Carb Cooking and I are pleased to bring you two recipes your family will happily devour, despite the dubious leftover turkey provenance. In fact, low carb Kentucky Hot Brown open faced sandwiches, and Hearty Curry Turkey Soup with French Green Beans, taste so fantastic we’re going out on a limb and now call them Lucky Leftovers.
Often, the key to successful weight loss doesn’t begin with our bellies or end with our brains. For many, the battle of the bulge actually begins and ends with our budget. How do you cook budget-friendly low carb meals on a shoestring? Let’s stretch those budgets and see just how much we can squeeze out of every penny. In her new column, Budget Low Carb Cooking, Susie T. Gibbs gives us affordable options for your low carb lifestyle.
Make this stock right after Thanksgiving dinner! Simply throw the turkey carcass and any leftover wings, necks, giblets, and legs into the pot with the veggies and spices, then let it simmer, covered, for hours! The longer the better. The apple cider vinegar helps leach the vitamins and minerals out of the bones.
Ah Laska Cocoa Baker’s Cocoa was the first organic, fat-free and kosher cocoa on the market. AH LASKA Organic Baker’s Cocoa founders Donna and Kevin Maltz created AH!LASKA cocoa in 1992 as a way to spread the word about bakers cocoa.
A whole cup of fresh basil leaves has just 11 calories, and about 5 million metric boatloads of flavor. You’ll get 2 grams of carbohydrate, but it’s virtually all in the form of fiber. And you’ll get one gram of protein, but who eats herbs for the protein? You’ll also get 33% of your vitamin A, 13% of your vitamin C, 7% each of your folacin, calcium, and iron, 6% of your potassium, and 2% of your niacin and zinc.