A Low Carb Look At Cinco De Mayo

Fancy sombrero. Ole!

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


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.

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.

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.

The Metabolism Miracle – 3 Easy Steps to Regain Control of Your Weight… Permanently by Diane Kress, RD, CDE

The Metabolism Miracle helps you understand why and how you control your alternative metabolism through a low carbohydrate lifestyle.

Belly Fat Cure Brunch by Amber Allen-Sauer


My New Years Resolution this year is to develop better friendships, which can be hard to do as an adult, especially when you move. So I invited several friends over to watch the Rachael Ray Show with me last week. (Otherwise it would have just been me, in my robe, with my morning coffee. And that is just sad, right?) I decided to make a low-sugar Belly Fat Cure approved brunch for them. They don’t need to lose a pound {Read full article}

Dealing with Food Pushers by Amy Dungan


Holidays bring a myriad of emotions. The joy of spending time with family and friends can be the highlight of the season. The flip side of this coin is that family gatherings tend to center around food, and the inevitable pressure to eat everything your Aunt Trudy made. After all, she made that sugary carb-loaded favorite just for you! Will it really hurt to have just one serving and save her fragile feelings?