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Harissa Baked Salmon – Low Carb Dinner

Salmon is a nutritional powerhouse. especially for people on a low carb or ketogenic lifestyle.  It also lends itself wonderfully to any range of sauces or rubs.  This harissa baked salmon is one of my favorite Pesco Mediterranean recipes and can be a quick 10-minute weeknight dinner or a fancy-schmancy dinner party dish! What is …

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Sweet and Savory Sweet Potato Casserole – without marshmallows

Sweet potato casseroles are often way too sweet for many palates, especially when they are served around the holidays with an abundance of other rich dishes. This casserole, or side dish, gets all of it’s sweetness from the sweet potato itself and enhances the flavor by roasting it with ginger and fresh lime juice. It …

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Using Fruit Vinegars to Roast Vegetables

Roasting vegetables to the point of caramelization is one popular way of eking out more sweetness and flavor from the raw vegetable. Adding a few splashes of a fruit-flavored vinegar while roasting enhances flavor even more and can be a great way to customize vegetable dishes and add creativity to what is often seen as …

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Low Carb Lasagna – with spaghetti squash

Unlike many of the winter squash varieties, spaghetti squash does not pack in the carbs and sugar.  It is a great foil for pasta when modifying dishes to low carb, as in this low carb lasagna. Watch out for sugary tomato-based pasta sauces however.  Spaghetti Squash vs. Zucchini Noodles for the “pasta” Some low carb …

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Low Carb Roasted Harissa Chickpeas

Finding alternatives for chips is often problematic for people living a low carb lifestyle.  Some people crave sugar, but almost as many crave a salty, crunchy snack. These spicy and salty roasted chickpeas are my go-to snack when I’m craving something salty. Slow Carb Snacks that are Salty and/or Crunchy Protein, fat and vegetables are …

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Simple Asian Chicken & Broccoli Slow Carb Dinner

Chicken is a standard, inexpensive protein for many diets, but it is often bland. These slow carb Asian chicken thighs, marinated in a robust sauce pairs nicely with roasted broccoli for a perfect, easy low carb dinner. Slow Carb Diets do not need to be Boring While there are many, many diets out there that …

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