A Low Carb Look At Cinco De Mayo

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I know as a low carber, the idea that Mexican food or Tex-Mex could be remotely low carb is a paradigm stretcher. It asks you to suspend your sense of disbelief doesn’t it? But with a little advance planning and cunning on our part, low carbers can enjoy low carb Tex-Mex on Cinco de Mayo, and on any other day of the year—no splurging or cheating necessary!

Enjoy A Low-Carb Christmas Dinner

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Here at CarbSmart, we’ve given you lots of ideas to make your holiday low in carbs! How nice it will be to get to the New Year without all those extra pounds and roller-coaster blood sugar! But what about the big day itself? Should we throw caution to the wind in order to enjoy the day? Not necessary! You can have festive low-carb foods on Christmas. I’ll take you through some of the usual treats, and talk about how to cut way down on the sugar and starch, without sacrificing the enjoyment.

Low Carb Oven Fried Chicken Recipe with CarbQuik

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Low Carb Oven Fried Chicken Recipe with CarbQuik

1001 Low-Carb Recipes by Dana Carpender

1001 Low Carb Recipes by Dana Carpender

Hundreds of Delicious Recipes from Dinner to Dessert That Let You Live Your Low-Carb Lifestyle and Never Look Back

Belly Fat Cure Quick Meals: Lose 4 to 9 lbs. a week with on-the-go CARB SWAPS by Jorge Cruise

Based on the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Belly Fat Cure Quick Meals gives you options to eat on-the-go meals that will keep you losing 4 to 9 lbs. a week. Whether in the kitchen or in a hurry, use the power of the Everyday Carb Swap to enjoy pasta, burgers, chocolate, wine, and even ice cream guilt free!

The All-New Atkins Advantage: The 12-Week Low-Carb Program to Lose Weight, Achieve Peak Fitness and Health, and Maximize Your Willpower to Reach Life Goals

The proven diet that will slim you down, get you exercising, and change your life. The All-New Atkins Advantage is more than a diet: it features the Atkins proven-effective weight loss program in a 12-week, step-by-step plan, including instructions on how to incorporate healthy exercise into your life as well as guidance on maintaining the motivation to stick with the diet and exercise program.

The Stubborn Fat Fix: Eat Right to Lose Weight and Cure Metabolic Burnout without Hunger or Exercise by Keith Berkowitz MD MBA and Valerie Berkowitz RD

With The Stubborn Fat Fix — featuring more than 30 delicious recipes and the exclusive Fiber Ratio tool created by Valerie to help you get the most out of your favorite foods — you, too, can lose that stubborn fat forever.

Low Carb Christmas Cookin’ Cookbook by Jan McCracken – Great Low Carb Recipes Any Time of The Year!

It’s an Old-Fashioned Low Carb Christmas! Not just another “low carb cookbook,” this clever creation is filled with low carb delights that are not just about Christmas but perfect for any holiday meal or special occasion!

300 Low-Carb Slow Cooker Recipes by Dana Carpender

300 Low Carb Slow Cooker Recipes

Ah, the wonders of a slow cooker. After a long, hard day you can walk in the door and the aroma of a hot, home-cooked meal fills the air. You don’t have to do that fast tango from fridge to pantry to stove and back again. It’s nearly as good as having a personal chef!

Women’s Health Perfect Body Diet: The Ultimate Weight Loss and Workout Plan to Drop Stubborn Pounds and Get Fit for Life!

Carrying the trusted Women’s Health name and featured on the Today show and in Time magazine, this diet combines a customized eating program with a body-shape-specific exercise plan.