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There is a variety of different approaches to structuring a low carb or keto diet.  Most of the popular low carb diets do have similarities however, and these low carb diet tips address slow carb, low carb and keto diet plans.
Avoiding sugar and processed or refined grains is the most common (and the most important) factor all low carb diets promote for permanent sustainable fat loss.
After coaching over 400 people of all different ages and lifestyles, it was apparent that most of the people had similar questions and challenges, no matter the background of the individual.

I have taken these questions and concerns and summarized the best answers I could find using clinical evidence-based information (not just book research).  The result is a range of articles focused on low carb diet tips.

The goal of this information is to develop the habits and the nutritional base to live an enjoyable low carb lifestyle over the long term.

Low Carb Recipes and Diet Tips

Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies without packaged mix

There are tons of brownies recipes, many of them excellent, so how do you choose? These brownies are special because they have a burst of raspberry flavor throughout the brownie, and there is no better sweet pairing in my opinion than chocolate and raspberry. The cream cheese addition means these brownies are soft and creamy …

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Low Carb Stuffed Squash Blossoms without Frying

Stuffed squash blossoms are not hard to make! Here is the “how-to” on cleaning, storing, baking or frying stuffed blossoms. The recipe below is for baked blossoms stuffed with ricotta and Swiss chard. Enjoy! What do the blossoms taste like? Their flavor is light and airy, with a hint of the squash that it originated …

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Low Carb Vegetable Dishes that are Creative but Quick

While the macronutrients of protein and fat hold star status on low carb diets, the vegetable side dishes are often what make the meal more interesting and complete.  In the recipes below I am sharing a few of the vegetable side dishes that are truly creative, but remain quick and easy.   There are many …

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Osso Buco with (or without) Lamb Shanks

Osso buco is a robust Northern Italian comfort food, traditionally made with veal shanks, but easily modified with other meats such as beef, lamb, veal and even pork. Although it sits in the oven braising for three hours, the hands-on part of cooking is easy and minimal. Great for cold weather cooking, entertaining guests or …

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High Protein Kimchi Pancakes (with Kodiak mix)

Pancakes are beloved by most people, but the flour and the sugary syrups (or toppings) tend to make them high carb and high sugar. These savory pancakes made with Kimchi and a high protein pancake mix add a lot of nutrition while lowering the refined sugar content. And they’re wonderful! What are Kimchi Pancakes? Kimchi …

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Seared Tuna Dinner with White Beans

Seared tuna steaks only take 3 minutes to cook! Serve them with this white bean and tomato side dish and you have a healthy slow carb or Pesco Mediterranean weeknight dinner. Will Frozen Tuna Steaks Work? Yes!! While frozen tuna steaks are not sushi-grade quality, they are delicious and available to the home cook. We’re …

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Savory or Sweet Pumpkin Pancakes without being Gooey

Some of the tastiest Winter squash varieties are gigantic, resulting in leftover pumpkin/squash puree after cooking. What to do with it? Make some delicious, savory (or sweet) pumpkin pancakes! Pumpkin pancakes work well with many varieties of Winter squash, and they work equally well with canned pumpkin. Easy to Make Savory or Sweet The recipe …

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Blueberry Lime Breakfast Popsicles

If you’re looking for a healthy Summertime alternative to bacon and eggs for breakfast, these blueberry breakfast popsicles are perfect. Easy to grab-and-go and made with superfood blueberries, Greek yogurt and a bit of honey and granola. Kick start your Summer mornings, or refresh yourself with a cooling, healthy snack. Are they Actually Healthy? Many …

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