low carb napolean

Low Carb Napoleans

While perusing the grocery store the other week, there was a ‘buy one get one free’ option for meat. I saw these really cool thin cut round steaks; never seen something like this before so I nabbed two. Stuck them in the freezer until I figured out what I was going to do with them…

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Low Carb Italian Food

One of the more challenging aspects of the low carb diet is that sometimes you just really, REALLY crave some Italian food. Sadly, there is only a few dishes that constitute as low carb Italian food. But there is hope! Here is an amazing recipe for stromboli dough (which is similar to the dough used…

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Recipe: Low Carb Chicken Schnitzel

I am pleased to provide a low carb chicken recipe from guest chef Nicole, who has a formal culinary background and has lost over 65 pounds through the low carb ketogenic diet! Looking for a good low carb chicken recipe that is breaded and cripsy, without the gluten and carbs? Check out this cool modification…

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Giveaway: Cavegirl Cuisine Cookbook

Cavegirl Cuisine is a wildly successful website and Facebook following where Michelle Fagone (THE cavegirl) posts delicious, healthy paleo and gluten free meals. These recipes are also generally low carb or easy to modify for the low carb lifestyle. Most importantly, they focus on whole foods. And Ms. Cavegirl Cutiepie has now released a Cavegirl…

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Low Carb Whole 30 Finale and Post Finale Failure

And lo! I had gone 30 days without* any sweeteners, dairy, grains, etc. In February. I then completely fell off the wagon and into a world of apathy for all of March until today (3/25). I was so excited for the weigh in after the 30 days was up. I lost just six pounds. But…

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Low Carb Whole 30 Week 4

Low Carb Whole 30 WEEK FOUR challenge was a VERY eye opening week. After being VERY conscientious at home about NOT using butter, and only ghee if I needed something similar, I totally ate butter (NOT Whole30 compliant) TWO DAYS IN A ROW while on auto pilot. BOTH times I was out at a restaurant.…

Low Carb Whole 30

Low Carb Whole 30 – Week 3

Well I’m past the halfway point of my Low Carb Whole 30 challenge and doing OK. I do miss my cream and stevia but I’m not out to kill anymore. I’ve become obsessed with red bell peppers and consider them candy and had them in almost every meal and alone as snacks. Interested in reading…

low carb seafood curry

Recipe: Low Carb Seafood Curry

After much success with a low carb shrimp curry version of this recipe, for Valentine’s day I got a little more ‘wild’ and did a full on low carb seafood curry version (which I liked even more than the low carb shrimp curry – same recipe as the shrimp but with twice the veggies, coconut…