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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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

Arugula, Radicchio, and Goat Cheese Salad

This arugula, radicchio, and goat cheese salad will make your mouth sing. The salad’s barely bitter radicchio and bittersweet arugula, combined with the goat cheese, really wake up your taste buds. [more…]

Must-Haves for the Low-Carb Pantry

If you're dieting the low-carb way, stock up on low-carb essentials so that when you have a need to eat, you can find healthy, low-carb ingredients. The following list contains recommended items to keep [more…]

How to Eat the Low-Carb Way

Eating the low-carb way means building your diet around lean proteins along with vegetables and fruits prepared fairly simply. If you were a meat-and-potatoes eater, focus on the meat more than the carb-heavy [more…]

How to Stick with a Low-Carb Diet

Sticking with your low-carb diet is much easier if you set yourself up for success and prepare yourself and your kitchen for a low-carb lifestyle. The tips in the following list can help you realize your [more…]

How to Estimate Portion Sizes for a Low-Carb Diet

A low-carb diet relies on knowing portion sizes to help you eat the proper quantities of the proper foods. To determine the number of low-carb servings you're eating, you need to estimate portion sizes [more…]

Approved Snacks for a Low-Carb Diet

Low-carb snacks are a good choice no matter which diet you're following because they're mostly fruits and vegetables. When choosing a low-carb snack, consider the ones in the following list first: [more…]

Low-Carb Dieting For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Low-carb dieting is a matter of choosing foods and strategies that put you on the path to success. Eating low-carb means knowing how to estimate portion sizes, choosing the right snack foods, and stocking [more…]

Choosing the Right Carbs to Lose Weight

One of the main problems with a high-carbohydrate diet is that it triggers the production of too much insulin, which leads to fat storage and diabetes. By cutting back on the sugar in your diet and by [more…]

What Are Carbs?

Carbohydrates are molecules made of hydrogen, carbon, and oxygen. They are sometimes referred to as carbs or carbos. Carbohydrates are the body's main source of energy and the first energy that the body [more…]

Foods to Avoid when Making a Low-Carb Meal or Snack

There are so many wonderfully tasty food and snack choices available to you when you're living a healthy low-carb lifestyle that it'd take pages to list them. So, instead, while you're choosing from all [more…]

Ten Simple Tips for Living a Low-Carb Lifestyle

Going low-carb is as simple as changing a few eating habits. Here are ten tips that can help you in living a healthy, active, low-carbohydrate lifestyle. [more…]

Monitoring Sugar Alcohols while Watching Your Carb Intake

Maintaining a healthy-carb lifestyle often means reducing the amount of natural sugars (from sugar cane or sugar beets), in your diet. Sugar alcohols are commonly used in place of sugar in prepared foods [more…]

Words to Look for When Eating Low-Carb

Here's a list of words that can spell trouble for your low-carb lifestyle whether they appear on a packaged food, in a recipe, or on a menu. Most of these words are coupled with high carb and/or sugar [more…]

Healthy Carb Cookbook For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Start incorporating healthy carbohydrates in your recipes by understanding the different kinds of carbs and how your body uses them. Avoid some foods (including sugar alcohols) if you want to adapt a healthy-carb [more…]

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