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Scrambled Eggs with Crab

This elegant crab scramble can make scrambled eggs into a meal masterpiece. To make your crab scramble a downright beautiful low-carb egg breakfast, decorate the plate with some colorful fresh fruit and [more…]

Quick Low-Carb Meal Ideas

The secret of becoming a great low-carb cook is planning. Plan your low-carb meals in advance. Planning your low-carb meals makes managing carbs easier and, in the end, saves you a lot of time. When planning [more…]

What Lean Really Means for Lean Meat

How lean is lean meat? And what’s the difference between lean and extra lean meats? Guidelines have been established so that these terms have clear definitions. Meat, poultry, or seafood must meet certain [more…]

Steak Diane

Steak Diane is a classic filet-mignon entree often served in some of the finest restaurants — but there’s no reason you can’t make Steak Diane in your very own kitchen. It comes together so quickly that [more…]

Six Top Fish for Sushi

Six fabulous fish always star at a sushi bar: bluefin tuna, big-eye tuna, yellowfin tuna, red snapper, Japanese yellowtail, and salmon. These are the six most popular fish for sushi. Sushi with raw fish [more…]

Herbed Mahi Mahi

This herb-seasoned mahi mahi is a tender and flavorful fish dish with a simple coating of bread crumbs. Serve this herbed mahi mahi recipe with several green vegetables and rice. You can substitute flounder [more…]

Cucumber and Wakame Salad

This light, refreshing cucumber and wakame salad possesses just the right amount of thin, crunchy cucumber in proportion to delightfully chewy wakame seaweed, to tease your palate into wanting more. [more…]

Easy Ways to Lower Your Fat Intake

You can do a few things right now to reduce the amount of fat you consume. Train yourself to think lowfat when you eat, shop, and order in restaurants. Lowering your fat intake doesn’t have to be a chore [more…]

Gluten-Free Grain Alternatives

Even if you weren’t cooking gluten-free, you’d want to give these gluten-free ingredients a go. Not only are these gluten-free grains acceptable substitutes for the traditional grains like wheat, rye, [more…]

Russian Borscht

Borscht is a rich Eastern European soup that contains beets or cabbage. Other borscht ingredients may include potatoes, beans, meat, or sausage. According to old cooking folklore, a wooden spoon will stand [more…]

Cheesy Hot Steak Wraps

The original cheese-steak sandwich is believed to have its roots in 1930s Philadelphia. This low-carb version, the cheesy hot steak wrap, substitutes a tortilla wrap for the bun — but it still has all [more…]

Lemon-Thyme Halibut en Papillote

A simple combination of thyme and a touch of lemon makes this halibut a mouthwatering low-carb entree. You wrap this lemon-thyme halibut in parchment paper [more…]

Low-Carb Black Soybeans

Black soybeans are just delicious. You can use black soybeans, which are low in carbs, in all kinds of dishes, including chili and dips. Naturally low-carb black soybeans’ flavor is great in anything, [more…]

Deviled Ham Sandwiches

Deviled ham doesn’t have to come from that little paper-wrapped can. Try this tasty retro variety of deviled ham sandwiches, and you’ll be hooked. You can add sprouts, watercress, sliced pepperoncini, [more…]

Including Cheese in Your Low-Carb Diet

Cheeses are a bountiful low-carb staple. Most cheeses have few carbs — if they have any carbs at all. All of your everyday cheeses are low in carbs, and they make up just the tip of the proverbial cheese [more…]

Orange Chicken Veronique

Veronique? Not to worry — it just means to garnish with grapes. This orange chicken dish is both easy and elegant, so consider orange chicken veronique when you’re expecting guests. [more…]

How to Make Your Sandwich Lowfat

You can make some simple changes to traditional sandwiches to make them lowfat and still tasty. Lowfat sandwiches don’t have to be bland — just follow these tips for keeping the fat out of your sandwich [more…]

Raspberry Ribbon Pie with Meringue Crust

This raspberry pie recipe makes a wonderful low-carb dessert. The raspberry ribbon pie isn’t only delicious and very different, with its meringue crust, but it’s also very pretty. [more…]

Safely Storing Fresh Seafood

To store fresh seafood that you've bought for sushi, you must follow some storage guidelines. All fresh seafood needs to be stored chilled — either in a refrigerator, freezer, or container of ice — to [more…]

Lowfat Dairy Product Substitutions

You can still enjoy dairy products while cooking the lowfat way. All kinds of lowfat dairy substitutions exist, and even if those lowfat substitutions don’t taste quite like the fatty versions, they work [more…]

Vegetarian Specialty Food Products

When you’re setting up a vegetarian kitchen, you can find vegetarian products that have nutritional advantages and/or are especially convenient. Not all of these vegetarian food products may appeal to [more…]

Sweet Tuna and Snow Peas Pressed Sushi

Sweet Tuna and Snow Peas Pressed Sushi offers contrasting texture: crunchy snow peas; soft, slightly sweet tuna; and chewy vinegared sushi rice. Make this appealing pressed sushi an hour or two ahead and [more…]

Brussels Sprouts and Mushrooms with Rosemary

This combination of Brussels sprouts and fresh mushrooms with the aroma and flavor of fresh rosemary makes a delightful side dish. Brussels sprouts and mushrooms with rosemary is high on the healthy side [more…]

Omelet with Confetti Peppers, Mushrooms, and Veggies

This lowfat omelet is filled with flavor. The bell peppers, mushrooms, and veggies make your omelet so tasty that no one may realize it’s lowfat.

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Cucumber Sliced Rolls

Cucumber sliced rolls are a time-honored favorite on sushi bar menus around the world. They’re thin sliced rolls, consisting of a half sheet of nori and only one filling ingredient [more…]

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