Dana Carpender

Dana Carpender, 46-year nutrition buff, 29-year low-carber, opinionated writer, congenital smarty pants, and low-carb recipe guru. Lives in Southern Indiana with Otis the Pug, Squeaky the Cat, and as always, That Nice Boy She Married.

Grilled Asparagus with Balsamic Vinegar by Dana Carpender

Grilled Asparagus with Balsamic Vinegar Recipe by Dana Carpender. Asparagus hollers “Springtime!” – while it murmurs “Luxury and elegance.” It’s delicious, quick and easy to prepare, and takes to all sorts of easy variations. And, I’m pleased to tell you, asparagus is also one of the very lowest carb vegetables. A half-pound of asparagus – a fabulously generous serving – contains only 5 grams of carbohydrate, of which 2 grams are fiber, for a usable carb count of just 3 grams. This is one indulgence we can all afford to make more often!

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The reports of the death of Low-Carb has been greatly exaggerated

Dana Carpender talks about the supposed demise of low carb diets. It ain't true - Low-Carb diets are alive and well and making people alive and well. What are you doing at a low carb website? Didn't you know low carb is dead? It's soooo 2003! The pundits are ever so grateful that all that nonsense about cutting out pasta and potatoes in favor of meat and eggs has fallen by the wayside. It was a fad! It was so weird! Oh, sure, you lost a few pounds, but nobody could eat that way long term. And anyway, everybody knows that's unhealthy! Yeah, right...

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