For a long time, my tipple of choice has been dry red wine–Cabernet, Shiraz, Malbec, and the like, the dryer the better. Also, the occasional quality tequila sipped slowly. However, pleasant though they may be, neither of these falls into the “long, cool drink” category. I have, as the weather warmed up, found myself drawn back to the good, old-fashioned highball–a shot of liquor and a mixer over ice. I have come up with a few I enjoy tremendously, and thought I would share.
What The Heck Are Coconut Aminos & Why Use It in Low-Carb, Gluten-Free Cooking? Dana Carpender knew that amino acids are the building blocks of protein, but she thought of coconuts as being largely fat and fiber, so what’s this all about?
A stressed cook means romance gets its goose cooked. No cooked gooses here, just an elegant, easy, romantic meal to enjoy with your sweetheart. Easy Lobster Bisque, Herb-Crusted Lamb Chops, Strawberry-Avocado Salad with Citrus Honey Vinaigrette, and Raspberry Fool.
The days are getting shorter, the temperatures cooler, and the leaves are changing color. Autumn is one of my favorite seasons. Since the weather has cooled off, my family looks forward to warm, hearty meals. Like so many busy moms, I prefer simple meals that can often be prepared in just one pot. We offer 3 recipes to help you satisfy your family, while simplifying your workload.
I had a great Low Carb Greek Salad at the 41st Annual Las Vegas Greek Food Festival hosted by St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Las Vegas, NV. I couldn’t just walk up to one booth and buy the ultimate Low Carb Greek Meal – I had to assemble it myself but it was worth it!
CarbSmart’s Budget Low Carb is pleased to bring you one soup–three ways. Join us in learning how to make bone broth soup, a natural gelatin-filled, liquid elixir. We’ll also make Quick Faux Pho made with gorgeous white meat and shirataki noodles, as well as Italian Chicken Vegetable soup jam-packed with fresh veggies and home-style Italian flavor.
The nice thing about living a low carb lifestyle is that you can start over again if need be, and you can do it with seasonal foods. This month’s recipes by Tracey Rollison include great choices like cauliflower, cabbage, parsnips and lemon.
For all the folks who went low carb on New Years Day, and who just want to know what they can eat without jacking up their blood sugar or doing a lot of cooking, this is your primer. Dana shows you the best ways to set yourself up for low carb success.
Do you bring your own lunch to work most of the time, or is picking up something on your lunch hour part of your routine? Let dietician Fransizka Spritzler help you make the best choices for your health and your wallet.
Judy Barnes Baker, author of Nourished and Carb Wars, shares her tips for throwing together tasty, spontaneous meals that will keep you on track. Includes 4 recipes.