CarbSmart.com and Budget Low Carb Cooking are proud to bring you two lamb dishes that won’t stretch your pocket book, or wallet, beyond recognition.
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.
Dana Carpender shares the many ways pumpkin can fit into a low carb diet including her Low Carb Chili Lime Pumpkin recipe. If your only experience with pumpkin has to do with jack-o-lanterns and high-carb pie, rethink this tasty vegetable. Pumpkin is lower carb than most winter squashes, and one of the best sources of pro-vitamin A around.