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Pork

Pork is often a favorite ingredient for many main dishes that focus on low carb and keto diets and lifestyles.

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. Watch out for sugary tomato-based pasta sauces however.  Try this recipe with diced tomatoes for less sugar. Spaghetti Squash vs. Zucchini Noodles for the “pasta” …

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Oven Baked Spare Ribs with Low Carb BBQ Sauce

While spare ribs themselves are low carb proteins, they are often slathered with a high carb BBQ sauce. One way to avoid the sugary BBQ sauces found in the grocery stores is to make your own. Options could include fruit-based BBQ sauces, or a really low carb vinegar-based sauce (video included). Read the labels of …

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Spanish Style Pork Romesco for Slow Carb Diet

Romesco is one of the sauces I use often to enhance Slow Carb Diet (4-Hr Body) dinners.  It is a tomato, ground almond and red pepper sauce which originates from Catalonia, Spain.  In Spain it is traditionally used with fish, poultry or potatoes, but I use it with all kinds of protein dishes and many …

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Low Carb Pork Ragu with Spaghetti Squash

The cooler temperatures of Fall seem to cry out for those robust, hearty flavors in our dishes. A hearty Italian ragu sauce coupled with golden buttery squash speaks to the robust flavor profile, as well as the visual yearning for the beautiful fall colors.  Ragus are typically combined with pasta, but the substitution of spaghetti …

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