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Cantaloupe Wedges With Blueberries Recipe

Low-Carb Cantaloupe Wedges With Blueberries Recipe

I prefer a light and refreshing Low-Carb dessert after a heavy meal and fresh fruit is usually my preference. If you don't care for my fruit choices, feel free to substitute with your own favorite low glycemic fruits for the Cantaloupe Wedges. Adding the Swerve Granular Sweetener to the fruit gives it a bit of extra sweetness as well as macerate the fruit which allows the natural sweetness to shine. I have found that frozen organic blueberries work best in this recipe.

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Low-Carb Chunky Style Salsa Recipe

Low-Carb Chunky Style Salsa Recipe

Many of my friends have gardens or farms, Which is a very good thing because I have a very black thumb. I have come to rely on the bounty of produce they gift me each summer and fall. My family will not eat plain old tomatoes but we will all eat Low-Carb Gluten-Free salsa. This recipe is my answer to no tomatoes on our salads. I like the more subtle taste of Serrano peppers, but if you prefer jalapenos then go for it. If you are a canning person, go ahead and make as much as you like and can it for use in future months or to save for hostess gifts. I promise your host will thank you for it!

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Traditional Greek Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe

Low-Carb Traditional Greek Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe

This Traditional Greek Vinaigrette Dressing Low-Carb Gluten-Free Recipe was my first attempt at recipe creating, primarily because I don't care for the taste of store-bought dressing. This vinaigrette can be used as a dressing or as a marinade. I like to marinate chicken in it overnight. Not only does the chicken come out flavorful, but it's incredibly moist. Enjoy!

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Low-Carb Romaine and Mushroom Salad Recipe

Low-Carb Romaine & Mushroom Salad Recipe

Including a salad with you meal packs in much needed nutrients without relying on empty calories. I would much rather eat a fresh and filling side dish like this Romaine and Mushroom Salad with Lemony French Dressing than something heavy like potatoes or pasta. A nice salad makes the meal seem lighter which keeps the after dinner bloat at bay!

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Low-Carb Diabetes Solution Cookbook by Dana Carpender

The Low-Carb Diabetes Solution Cookbook by Dana Carpender

Based on the groundbreaking protocol used at the HEAL Diabetes and Medical Weight Loss Centers, The Low-Carb Diabetes Solution Cookbook helps you heal type 2 diabetes where it starts - a faulty diet. Leading low-carb expert and best-selling author and CarbSmart writer Dana Carpender has developed 200 recipes that enable you to eat deliciously, keep your carb counts in the proper range, and reverse your diabetes naturally.

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CarbSmart Outdoor Grilling

How To Have The Best Low-Carb Summer

It's finally here...summertime, summertime, sum-sum-summertime! A time for getting outside, spending time with your family, and even sticking with your low-carb lifestyle. That's right! You've worked way too hard on your low-carb weight loss efforts to send it on vacation now. So don't fall into that trap as so many people do when the temperatures rise and temptation rears its ugly head.

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Low-Carb Raspberry Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe

Low-Carb Raspberry Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe

Raspberry Vinaigrette is one of my favorite Low-Carb Gluten-Free salad dressings. In the summer time, I use fresh berries compliments of my neighbor's garden (shhhhh...don't tell her). I am not willing to pay the price for fresh berries shipped in from who knows where in the winter, so I buy the frozen, organic raspberries from my local grocery store. This dressing is light and fresh and always puts a smile on my face.

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