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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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Russell Stover Sugar-Free Assortment

Russell Stover Sugar Free Assortment, 17.75 oz bag – New for 2023!

Handcrafted in small batches using copper kettles and kitchen mixers for superior chocolate taste & quality. Now made with Stevia Extract! Enjoy this delicious five-flavor assortment of individually wrapped sugar-free chocolates. Providing all the mouthwatering experiences that will satisfy any chocolate craving. Contains Sugar-Free versions of Dark Chocolate Mint Patties, Chocolate Candy Pecan Delights, Chocolate Candy Peanut Butter Cups, Chocolate Candy Coconut, and Chocolate Candy Caramel.

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Whitman's Sugar-Free Sampler box

Whitman’s Sampler Sugar-Free Assortment 10 oz. Box

The famous Whitman's Sugar-Free Sampler in a 10-ounce box comes with a beloved collection of assorted chocolates. Filled with a tasty blend of white chocolate, dark chocolate, and chocolate candy this sugar-free box of chocolates adds a healthy twist to the traditional Whitman's Sampler. The right amount of sugar-free candy is delicious but too much may result in adverse digestive effects for those with sensitivity to sugar substitutes.

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Making Family Dinner

Low Carb Menu Planning 101: Part 2

One of my earliest memories is of my mother planning menus. She'd sit down with the sales circulars from the nearby groceries and see what was on sale, chiefly checking to see what meats were cheap. Sometimes this meant we got something great like her Swedish meatballs, chicken teriyaki, or even steaks. Sometimes it meant we were stuck eating fish balls, or An Experiment Whose Name Must Not Be Mentioned.

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Celebrating All of Your Low-Carb Holidays