Savory Turkey Stuffing

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It's the most wonderful time of the year--for a low-carber. Thanksgiving, with its promises of tender turkeys, gracious gravies and varied vegetables, is a wild wonderland of flavor and fun for anyone watching their girthing while celebrating our … [Read more...]

Chicken Pot Pie

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Pot pie. Like cute shoes but don't put it on your feet Chicken pot pie is like a cute pair of shoes: it works in a pinch for so many occasions, and is incredibly slimming. This chicken pot pie is easy, sumptuous, and can be put together in a … [Read more...]

My Virtual Model user tool shows weight loss progression

Virtually off the charts sourceBack in 1993, while Teletubbies were still the face of PBS, Louise Guay, Ph.D., and Jean-François St-Arnaud had a vision.If gauging weight loss with flowcharts and graphs and numbers scribbled on pads of paper is art, … [Read more...]

Easy Meatballs

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Yet another use for oopsie rolls. Have a meat ball! Have stale oopsie rolls laying around? Grate or process them for this recipe. … [Read more...]

Jerk Chicken

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Pictured: I like cooling the dish with this avocado feta salsa. … [Read more...]

Lamb Gyro with Tzatziki Sauce

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Gyro will make you a hero with your taste buds. Opa! Ethnic foods add so much depth to meals, especially ones where meats and vegetables are a mainstay. One example of a dish that is fun to make and delicious as well as beautiful are gyros. … [Read more...]

Au Gratin Turnips

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I only have eyes for this eyeless tuber. I used to make vast batches of potatoes au gratin, and now I've discovered something even better. … [Read more...]

Loaded Broccoli

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  Restaurants offer loaded baked potatoes as a normal side for a lot of dishes. Many patrons never knew they can instead opt for loaded broccoli. Still gorgeous and steaming with sour cream, cheese, bacon and chives, loaded probably is the … [Read more...]

Beef Burgundy Meatballs

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Whether you need an appetizer for church or something to go with riced cauliflower or low-carb pasta, these meat balls are a wonderful way to enjoy a little bit of flavor quickly and easily. Having breading ready to go in the freezer makes this an … [Read more...]

Oat Flour Spaghetti

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Oat no you di'unt! Options? I believe in options, especially when they sit, steaming from a plate and covered with fresh tomato sauce and chives. … [Read more...]

Tools of the trade: The pasta maker

Low-carb spaghetti. Linguine. Macaroni. Ravioli. The world is your oyster-laiden pasta when you have the time, space and werewithall for a pasta maker. Whether dough is rolled flat or made into walnut-sized balls and fed into a hopper, what … [Read more...]

Book review: Juicing, Fasting and Detoxing for Life

Whether or not you agree that detoxing and fasting are more than popular buzzwords in health circles today, many won't argue that as a society, America could stand to consume more vegetables, and their vitamins and nutrients in the process. In the … [Read more...]

Soy Flour Spaghetti

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Don't walk pasta the pasta... One of the seeming realities of a lifestyle without flour is the general lack of spaghetti. Sure spaghetti squash is delicious, but much of the entire point of pasta is the al dente. Those chewy morsels between the … [Read more...]

Boneless Chicken Wings

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These savory skinless, boneless chicken wings, are not only simple; they're savory and incredibly easy to make-- which is good important during these coming months of football, holidays, fun and frolick. A good friend of mine, named Kimberly (and … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Fruit Glaze

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Regardless the reason or the season, this fruit glaze performs dutifully, for fruit kebabs, fruit pizza, or wherever fresh fruit could use a low-carb lift. Lemon juice serves its dual purpose as a light flavor, coupled with its non-browning … [Read more...]