Low Carb Cooking 101

low-carb cooking 101
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CarbSmart is proud to present its Low-Carb Cooking 101 Series of low-carb recipes.

Low-Carb Italian Seasoned Green Beans Recipe

Low-Carb Italian Seasoned Green Beans Recipe

This Italian Seasoned Green Bean Low-Carb recipe is super easy. You can use bottled dressing which makes it much quicker to prepare. I prefer the Walden Farms Calorie-Free dressing, but if you are Paleo or Primal, you may choose to make your own. It pairs well with beef, chicken, fish, or lamb and reheats easily if you are bringing it to a gathering. If you don't have fresh green beans, simply thaw out a bag or two of frozen beans and use those.

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Low-Carb Simply Strawberries Recipe Video

Low-Carb Simply Strawberries Recipe with Video

Low-Carb Simply Strawberries Recipe with Video. Some people may ask “are strawberries low-carb?” but in general, berries have the lowest carbs per serving of almost any fruit. You can use other types of berries if that is more to your liking. Low-Carb Simply Strawberries is a sweet yet light ending to any meal. These berries can also be used as a topping for other desserts or low-carb pancakes.

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New York Strip Steak

Grilled Strip Steak With Lemon Parsley Butter Recipe

A big, fat, juicy Low-Carb, Keto, Gluten-Free Grilled Strip Steak is one my favorite meals. If I top it with a compound butter like the Tangy Lemon Parsley Butter, then it is ketogenic heaven! This meal is super easy to prepare and will put a smile on your family's face every time you serve it.

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Low-Carb Fish Florentine Recipe

Low-Carb Lesson #02: Fish Florentine & Summer Squash

When your time is limited and you need an easy yet nutritious meal on the table quickly, this second low-carb dinner menu fits the bill. This is a meal that will suit low carbers and non-low carbers alike, and has the added benefit of not only being quick and easy, but it will tempt spinach-haters to eat spinach and non-fish eaters to eat fish. Everyone in my family loves this dish.

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Low-Carb Lesson #63: Low Carb Comfort Food Scramble For Two

In the United States eggs are traditionally a breakfast food, but I like eggs just about anytime. And I like eggs just cooked just about any way you can think of: scrambled, deviled, fried, poached, hard-boiled ... any way but raw. Eggs are quick, they're easy, they're cheap, and they always seem like comfort food to me. Eggs for dinner are particularly good when you're crunched for time or for when the food budget for the week is shot.

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Low-Carb Mexican Chicken Breasts

Low-Carb Lesson #49: Low Carb South Of The Border Chicken

My family has a love affair with Mexican food. Oh heck, let's face it: my family has a love affair with food. But Mexican food really is high up on the list, believe me, just as long as it is spicy enough (for my son) and not too spicy (for my husband). It's such a joy trying to make everyone happy at the dinner table. I've learned adjust the spices to MY taste (which is mildly medium - I'm so boring). I then provide my son with multiple bottles of a variety of hot sauces with slightly obscene names and my husband with multiple glasses of ice water.

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Low-Carb Gluten-Free Steak Diane Recipe

Low-Carb Lesson #48: Steak Diane, Asparagus and Garden Salad

I'm a beef person; my husband is a fish person. Tonight I'm satisfying MY taste buds and serving Steak Diane. Sometime over the weekend I'll fix some salmon, his all-time favorite fish, just to be evenhanded. (Don't you just hate being fair and considering everybody's tastes? As far as I'm concerned, being "nice" is highly overrated. Why do I keep on doing it?!? Because I'm a patsy, that's why.)

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Low-Carb Lesson #37: Low Carb Turkey In The Slaw, Deviled Eggs and Cantaloupe & Honeydew

Low Carb Cooking 101: Lesson #37: Low Carb Turkey In The Slaw My husband is a high school vice principal, which involves attending a lot of evening extracurricular activities. (Tonight he’s at a basketball game.) My son is a 17-year-old high school senior, who works at the Cincinnati Museum Center, …

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Lesson #22: Low Carb Veal Parmesan Burgers

Once you've been low carbing a while, you find that you get a bit bored with plain meat and vegetables. (Well, maybe not steak!) This is when the smart low carbers turn to their spice racks to jazz up their meals without adding a lot of empty carbohydrates. Tonight's meal will satisfy your bored taste buds with the zip of Italian seasonings.

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