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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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Green Tomato Kimchi: End of Season Preserves

When tomato season starts to wane, gardeners find themselves with the desire to salvage the green tomatoes. There is only so many fried green tomatoes you can make however! We used our green tomatoes this year in a fermented kimchi and it was easy and great! A wonderful addition to have in the Winter pantry. …

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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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Low Carb Asparagus with Crumbled Eggs: (Side Dish)

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.  The asparagus recipe below is not only low carb, but offers a lot of protein from the egg garnish. And it’s quick and easy to boot! Jump …

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Pepperonata on Butternut Squash: + Romesco Sauce

Pepperonata (peh-peh-roh-NAH-tah) is an Italian vegetable dish of slow-cooked, or stewed bell peppers with onion and garlic.  Of course there are variations and some Italian cooks will add tomatoes, eggplant, or other Italian vegetables. Romesco is a low carb tomato and pepper sauce thickened with ground almonds. Pepperonata alone or combined with romesco makes a stellar …

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Quinoa Salad with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Quinoa is an ancient grain that has regained popularity, partly due to the acclaimed health benefits but also due to its excellent nutty flavor profile. This quinoa salad enhances the nutty flavor with roasted cherry tomatoes, pine nuts and black olives. Quinoa Salad with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Pine Nuts &  Olives Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa, rinsed …

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