Low-carb Chinese recipes help hail the New Year

Beginning January 26, 2009, the world welcomes the Year of the Ox.
Because of the cyclical lunar nature of the Chinese calendar, first introduced by Emperor Huang Ti, the Chinese New Year will fall anywhere from late January to early February.
This year marks the year of the Ox; more specifically, the Earth Ox.
Known for their true sweetness, Princess Diana falls under this sign.
Over the next week or so, this column will focus on healthy, fun foods for the Chinese New Year, along with traditions, trivia and true love for the cuisine of the Asian continent!

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