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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

Mexican Ensalada de Atun (Mexican tuna salad)

This easy Summer recipe is perfect for lunch or a light dinner when you want something quick, inexpensive and nutritious. Ensalada de Atun is a common occurance on the Mexican table, but the purists tell you it must be eaten with saltines (and I tend to agree)! Jump to: RECIPE | Classic Ingredients | Video …

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Stuffed Mexican Meatballs: Albóndigas Rellenas en Salsa

A classic ”stuffing” for Mexican albóndigas is a portion of a hard-boiled egg, with the stuffed meatballs then served in a rich and sometimes spicy red sauce (or salsa). Often Mexican albondigas are served as a soup (Caldo de Albondigas), but this stuffed albóndigas dish is another common way to serve these delicious Mexican meatballs. Jump to: …

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Low Carb Baked Cauliflower with Saffron & Olives 

Cauliflower is a mainstay of many low carb diets. There are many different ways to prepare it however, and this simple baked cauliflower dish becomes special with the robust additions of saffron and olives. It is easy enough for weeknight dinners and elegant enough for the Thanksgiving table. This post may contain affiliate links, and …

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Low Carb Korean Style Spinach: Easy Recipe

When I first started my slow carb diet (4-hour body diet) years ago, frozen spinach with a lot of butter and salt was my go-to greens dish. While spinach is still a mainstay of my low carb lifestyle, this spinach recipe with Korean flavors elevated the frozen-spinach-butter dish to a much for flavorable dish, while …

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Easy Low Carb Chicken Piccata without Breading

Chicken piccata is one of the most popular restaurant dishes arounds the world but it can be a very easy and inexpensive recipe to make at home. This version is a low carb version without the flour and it comes together very fast for a weeknight dinner. It is the perfect balance of creaminess from …

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Best Low Carb Root Vegetables: Roasted Recipe

Although root vegetables are generally higher in carbohydrates than other vegetable choices, if you choose the right ones, and roast them or sauté them without adding sugar or sauces, you can still get high-flavor (and healthy) comfort food without going over your daily carb count. This ”Ragù” recipe is a sauté of root vegetables on …

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When to Use Dried Beans vs Canned Beans: + Bean Side Dish Recipe

Dried beans that are cooked well can elevate the flavor of many dishes, from soups and stews to side dishes, to refried beans. But are they always best for any kind of recipe? There are some types of dishes where the flavor (and texture) shines more when you use dried beans and some recipes where …

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