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Radishes with Sweet Cream Butter & Sea Salt

Radishes with Sweet Cream Butter & Sea Salt Recipe

Spring radishes are a delicious vegetable to snack upon, should the afternoon munchies hit. They provide great crunch, especially if you clean them and store them in an ice-water bath in the fridge. This is a no-brainer “recipe” if you can call it that. The peppery bite of the radishes, along with the creamy sweetness of the butter and tang from the sea salt, makes this a very satisfying, wholly ketogenic!

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10 Best Spring Foods - Asparagus

Low-Carb Sautéed Asparagus Recipe

Simple Low-Carb Sautéed Asparagus Recipe. Not only will it delight your taste buds but also offers numerous health benefits for the Low-Carb dieter. By incorporating young asparagus, high-quality olive oil, fresh lemon juice, good sea salt, and fresh pepper, this recipe provides an easy and delicious way to enjoy a low-carb meal.

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10 Best Spring Foods - Salmon

12 Best Low-Carb Spring Foods

Spring is a season of rejuvenation and new beginnings, a time when nature bursts into life and we feel motivated to refresh our daily routines. For those following a low-carb lifestyle, this is an excellent opportunity to revamp your meal plan and incorporate the season's freshest and most delectable ingredients. We explore the best spring foods that align with your low-carb diet, invigorate your taste buds, and nourish your body with essential nutrients.

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Breakfast is Still the Most Important Meal of the Day

Breakfast is Still the Most Important Meal of the Day

The important point remains that whatever you eat first in the day must be low-carb and a good source of protein. This sets you up for a dramatically reduced appetite for the rest of the day. If you are, indeed, intermittently fasting, this is even more important since a reduced appetite makes the fast far more comfortable.

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Should I Stop Eating Erythritol

Should I Stop Eating Erythritol?

Should I Stop Eating Erythritol? The artificial sweetener erythritol and cardiovascular event risk. Commentary by Dana Carpender. For those of you who are shaking your heads in puzzlement, let me first explain: on February 27, 2023, a medical journal article (Nature Medicine) regarding erythritol was published online alerting the world that the use of erythritol sweetener could be damaging to our health. Dana Carpender provides her perspective on it.

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Moroccan Spice Blend Recipe

Low-Carb Moroccan Spiced Dry Rub Recipe

Also known as Ras el Hanout, Low-Carb Moroccan Spiced Dry Rub provides a taste that mixes the best flavors of Indian, Middle Eastern, and Asian cuisine. The flavor in this spice mix is absolutely amazing and anyone from the country of Morocco will recognize the notes of the ingredients.

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