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Lower Carb Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

I’d like to say we enjoyed a low-carb Thanksgiving, but I’d be telling a halftruth. Actually, we enjoyed a lower carb Thanksgiving. I modified the ingredients on some foods and didn’t cook others to reduce the carb load. However, not everyone at my Thanksgiving table is on a low-carb eating plan so I made a… Read More

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I Love Jicama

Jicama (pronounced Hik-A-Ma) looks like something you move out of the way of the lawn mower. The one I purchased looked like a huge light-colored rock. It was just as heavy as a huge rock. Cooked vs. Raw I’m sure cooked jicama works just fine for some dishes. My initial venture into jicama land was… Read More

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Adventures in Low Carb Dining

Smoked Salmon

The other day we stopped at the diner for breakfast. Hurricane Sandy had knocked our power out so the diner was a quick and easy solution to the breakfast challenge. Being a low carb foodie, I ordered the smoked salmon and cream cheese on a bagel, but told them to hold the bagel. The meal… Read More

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Food Plate

Since going low carb I continually look for evidence confirming I’m doing the right thing.  Aside from my improved health, reduced blood pressure and normalization of my blood iron count (previously suffered with bouts of anemia if I forgot to take my iron tablets), I love reading about the benefits of low carb eating.  What… Read More

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Enjoying the Low Carb Life

Burrata

Since reducing my carb intake I feel great! I no longer think of this as a dietary change. I think of it as a way of life. Just like some people don’t eat radishes or broccoli or liver, I choose not to eat foods with a high glycemic index. In other words, in general I… Read More

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Eating Fat and Dropping Carbs

Kabobs

Sometimes when you’re in the process of absorbing a ton of new information, it’s tough to digest it all. Let me see if I can back this up a little. I’ve always been health conscious. Whether or not I did the right thing by eating right and exercising, I was always conscious of it. I… Read More

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30 Days Low Carb & Wheat Free

Wheat

In my last post I mentioned my transformation to a low carb way of eating. In essence, I eat whole, non-processed foods (except for cheese). During the last 30 days I’ve eliminated all wheat products and most grains. I cooked my meals from scratch and monitored the ingredients I used. What I’ve Discovered Over this… Read More

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Grass Fed Beef

It’s funny how things change. Not too long ago I was attempting to transition to a raw food diet. While I still see some merits to eating raw, I realize 100% raw is not for me. I think I captured my true mindset in my vegetarian, vegan or whole food post. As I was roaming… Read More

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