Low Carb Potato Skins

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Do you adore restaurant appetizers like potato skins? Think you'll never enjoy the feel of starch, bacon and sour cream on your tongue again? … [Read more...]

Easy Jicama Hashed Browns

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This is a fun, easy recipe using a great, little used produce item! … [Read more...]

Chili Cheese Tots

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Sonic Drive Thru is a restaurant chain known to many, and in no small part thanks to their chili cheese tots. Tots slathered in chili and cheese sauce might seem out of reach for anyone following a low carb, low glycemic load plan, but think … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Tater Tots

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Only two ingredients; three or four with spices. It doesn't get much easier. While you know it's cauliflower (you're not going to fool anyone into thinking they're potatoes), the Parmesan cheese adds a layer of flavor and helps brown the outside of … [Read more...]

Roasted Vegetable Pizza

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Do you have some roasted vegetables left over from your latest frolic with paninis? If so, look no farther. Readers/friends have mentioned roasting vegetables for pizza. … [Read more...]

Zucchini latkes

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Low-carb Twice-Baked Yams with Pumpkin

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Topped with fresh, whipped cream, pecans and nutmeg for a more dessert approach. While yams are fairly carby, here is a way to enjoy the dish without going whole yam-hog. The addition of cream cheese adds to the savory value, also adding … [Read more...]

Low-carb, Twice-Baked Yams

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While yams are fairly carby, here is a way to enjoy the dish without going whole yam-hog. The shocker? The addition of a special ingredient to cut the carbs. … [Read more...]

Mashed Cauliflower

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Get loaded! Who needs mashed potatoes when cauliflower can be had in nice, white bundles of floret happiness? Nothing says love like disguising America's favorite Thanksgiving side by just throwing the bag away. … [Read more...]

How to Prepare Fresh Pumpkin

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The gourd finds its way into your shopping cart, follows you home, dons a face and then is ready for what? The garbage? Poltergeist pish, I say! Why not make the most of your precious pumpkin? I tend not to carve my gorgeous gourds, instead … [Read more...]

Italian Nachos

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 Pictured: Woman loves nachos. Nacho loves woman. Legal happiness in at least one state. One of my favorite things in the world is a plate of loaded nachos. Back in my former high-carb lifestyle, when I entered any Chili's or Old Chicago, the order … [Read more...]

Prepare and Cook Spaghetti Squash

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Squash your enthusiasm for wheat spaghetti with this great gourd I spent way too many low-carb years not preparing spaghetti squash because I was certain the difficulty factor was greater than I could bear. Being both a lazy cook and a … [Read more...]

Tex-Mex Scramble

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I haven't always been an ardent fan of vegetables, and, in fact, found that if I wasn't careful, it was easy to eat none whatsoever. Finally deciding for health to try and sneak the bad boys of the fresh-grown world in whenever possible, I … [Read more...]

Broccoli Cheese Soup

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On Wisconsin! You delicious state of being... with cheese As the chill of fall plucks at spinal chords across the nation, it's almost acceptable to suggest that it is time to release those crock pots from their nesting places and put them to work. … [Read more...]

Jicama Latkes

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L'Chaim! … [Read more...]