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Easy Salt & Vinegar Cucumber Chips – Baked or Dehydrated

It’s often hard to satisfy the craving for salty, crunchy snacks on a low carb diet (or any diet actually). This easy step by step process shows you how to make salt and vinegar veggie chips (using cucumbers in the recipe) in a dehydrator or in your oven set at low. Jump to: RECIPEDehydrator vs …

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Dried Beet Chips for a Low Carb Snack

Beets, although not the lowest carb in the category of vegetables, are a tasty way to get a lot of nutrients.  Dried beet chips can be baked or made in a dehydrator. They make an easy, nutritious afternoon snack- and the hardest part is keeping your pantry stocked with them! Jump to: RECIPEBest DehydratorsBest Dried …

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Mexican Street Food: Fruit cups with Tajín or Chamoy Sauce

Chile lime salt (aka Tajín) sprinkled over fruits and vegetables is a popular Mexican snack, often served in small cups in Latin America as Mexican street food. Tajín is the “brand name” of the ubiquitous chile lime salt, but a homemade DIY version is much fresher, allowing the simple ingredients (only 3 ingredients!) to stand …

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Slow Carb Roasted Harissa Chickpeas

Finding alternatives for chips is often problematic for people living a slow 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 a salty snack. Jump to: Recipe | Best Spice Blends | Keeping them Crunchy | …

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Shishito Peppers: a low carb appetizer

Never one to ignore the food trends, I thought I’d try my hand at growing and cooking the trendy “perfect appetizer” that the chefs and foodies are raving about.  The cooking of these sweet, crunchy peppers couldn’t be easier.  And I’ve yet to have that one-in-ten of the peppers that turns out surprisingly spicy.  Red …

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Travel and Eating Out on Low Carb Lifestyle

Travel and socializing can be a difficult challenge on a low carb lifestyle.  It is fortunately getting easier to find tasty food options in restaurants, although it is sometimes embarrassing (or just a hassle) to have conversations with your server about substitutions, etc. Then of course there is the inconvenience of airport foods and the …

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