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Low carb recipes and insights plus some of the 236 exclusive recipes contained in Judy Barnes Baker‘s book “Nourished” and “Carb Wars” are shared here. Our dietary choices play a major role in our modern plagues, in other words—IT’S ALL ABOUT THE FOOD—but don’t worry, you will not find even a hint of deprivation or austerity here! Once you discover the secret, you will find that the very best food for weight management, longevity, the treatment and prevention of disease, and over-all health and happiness is also the most sumptuous, satisfying, and indulgent way of eating the world has to offer. You are invited to the feast. Learn more about the low carb lifestyle, get the latest research and discover new recipes on this blog.

URGENT: ACTION NEEDED ON DIETARY GUIDELINES FOR AMERICANS!

Nina Teicholz (author of The Big Fat Surprise) testified before congress and fought hard to get them to require the National Academy of Health to review the scientific basis for the Dietary Guidelines ...
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LOW CARB DIRECT, A NEW, INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE!

I am pleased to announce the birth of a great new resource to help you succeed with your healthful, low-carb lifestyle. Low Carb Direct is the brainchild of Esther Moller, who is ...
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RASPBERRY FROZEN YOGURT

A delicious frozen treat that can be ready in an flash! Sugar-free and low-carb. Three years ago we planted three dwarf, thornless raspberry bushes. They were a new variety called Raspberry Shortcake™ ...
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CADDY GANTY

One of my favorite fish dishes! Simple and easy to make, low in carbs, gluten and grain free. CADDY GANTY The wife of a fish packer in Pelican Alaska is credited with ...
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ROAST PORK WITH MOJO SAUCE

Crisp, succulent, roast pork with onions in a spicy, fragrant, citrus sauce. Prepare to fall in love with the flavors of this famous Cuban dish. Low-carb, gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, Paleo.   I ...
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ETON MESS (STRAWBERRY MERINGUE DESSERT)

"Eton Mess" is one of those silly names the English have for homey dishes, like Toad in a Hole (sausages cooked in popover batter), Bubble and Squeak (fried mashed potatoes with cabbage), Spotted Dick (boiled pudding with raisins), ...
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CHEESECAKE

This is a very simple cheesecake with options for making it without regular cream cheese or chicken eggs. I've discovered that even though I react badly to everything from a chicken (meat, feathers, ...
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KUMQUAT CAKE

Kumquats are usually hard to find and expensive, but I found some on sale at a local Asian market at a very good price. I like to use them in recipes that call ...
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GOOD FAT FUDGE

“A truly dramatic shift in Americans’ eating behavior is playing out in the area of fat consumption. Animal fats, demonized for decades as prime contributors to obesity and heart disease, are being rehabilitated ...
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YOU DID WHAT TO THAT EGG? (Chocolate-stuffed, deep-fried eggs)

I came across a recipe for chocolate-stuffed, deep-fried, hard-boiled eggs in a classic Italian cookbook. The instructions were sketchy and the ingredients list didn't give amounts for some things. I had my doubts, ...
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PAKODE (Indian Fritters)

Don’t you love it when you find a traditional recipe that fits into your lifestyle just as it is? This is not a fake, low-carb version of anything, but a tried ...
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CHOCOLATE COLLAGEN BARS

We are most vulnerable to the lure of junk foods when the munchies strike and we just want a quick snack. These handy, healthful, and portable bars can help you resist the doughnuts ...
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BUTTER: GOOD, BETTER, BEST, AND BUTTER COFFEE

Butter is good. Clarified butter is better. Nearly everyone can eat clarified butter. It contains no sugar (lactose), no protein (casein or whey), and it is usually tolerated even by those who ...
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THE PERFECT STEAK WITH FRIED LEEKS

You may like these fried leeks better than french fries. Pair them with a perfectly cooked, uniformly rare steak for a meal that rivals any at your favorite steak house! FRIED LEEKS ...
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QUICK CHOCOLATE CAKE-IN-A-CUP

You could be eating ooey, gooey, chocolatey cake in a matter of minutes! Ingredients: 2 tablespoons almond flour 1 tablespoon coconut flour 1 tablespoon cocoa powder ½ teaspoon baking powder A pinch of ...
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EVEN THE FATHER OF FAT PHOBIA SAID YOU SHOULD EAT THIS ONCE A WEEK!

UPDATE: it turns out that Keys was WRONG about that too! https://www.carbwarscookbooks.com/eureka/  Eureka! https://www.carbwarscookbooks.com/eureka-part-2/  What Changed? https://www.carbwarscookbooks.com/eureka-part-3/  To Everything There is a Season…   Even Ancel Keys, the father of fat phobia and inventor of the ...
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CRISP WAFFLES AND LOW-CARB MAPLE SYRUP WITH VIDEO

If you think hot, crisp waffles, topped with butter and thick, sweet maple syrup are off the table on a low-carb diet, I've got good news for you! LOW CARB MAPLE SYRUP This ...
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MARINATED COLE SLAW AND A NEW VIDEO

MARINATED COLE SLAW The original version of this recipe called for a whole cup of sugar! This reincarnation brings an old favorite back as a healthful, delicious, sweet salad for parties, cookouts, and ...
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HAPPY HOLIDAYS

2008 2015 Just a little reminder about how time flies! My husband started making gingerbread houses with the grandchildren when they very small and the tradition has endured. Brandon is 19 ...
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IS A PLANT BASED DIET GOOD FOR US?

  ROY WALFORD WHEN HE ENTERED THE BIODOME ON RIGHT; TWO YEARS LATER ON LEFT FROM SPRING CHICKEN, STAY YOUNG OR DIE TRYING, BY BILL GIFFORD For over 30 years, our government and ...
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PORK MEATBALLS WITH SOUR CREAM GRAVY

< Anything you can do with ground beef you can do with pork and it will be juicier and more tender as well as less expensive. Ground, pasture-raised and heiritage pork make great ...
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HAVE YOU LOST YOUR PERIOD ON A LOW CARB DIET? IT’S NOT THE DIET, IT’S THE FLAX.

I saw this coming. I hate to say, "I told you so," but I've been warning about this for a long time. Low-carb and Paleo diets are taking the blame for a problem caused by ...
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SIGH, YET ANOTHER MEAT-CAUSES-CANCER SCARE

The anti-meat activists are having a heyday with the new study from the World Health Organization that states unequivocally that, hot dogs, bacon, and other processed meats cause cancer. I'm sure you have seen it ...
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SOPHISTICATED SORBET

You may not be familiar with lingonberries (Vaccinium vitis-idaea), a relative of cranberries, unless you've had lunch at an IKEA store. They grow wild in cold climates and are popular for jams and ...
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SANDWICHES ARE BACK!

SANDWICH WITH DELI MEAT AND CHEESE AND MICRO-GREENS, (c) 2015, JUDY BARNES BAKER I've eaten more real, honest-to-goodness sandwiches in the last month than I have in the last 15 years! My ...
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BUNS, BEAUTIFUL BUNS!

I've added another bread to my repertoire! I hope you will love these buns as much as we do. They are perfect for burgers and sandwiches or they can be toasted, buttered, ...
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CAULIFLOWER FAUX MASHED POTATOES

I often hear, "now, why didn't I think of that?' when someone sees my substitute for mashed potatoes. Adding eggs makes them creamier and thicker and mellows the taste for those of us ...
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ALMOST APPLE TORTE

After the hottest summer ever recorded here in the Pacific Northwest, we are suddenly back in the 60s with nothing but rain in the forecast. What can we do with all those tomatoes ...
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THE KETOGENIC COOKBOOK REVIEW

Jimmy Moore’s blockbuster book, Keto Clarity, (see my review here ) spelled out the advantages of burning fat for energy instead of sugar. It created a demand for a cookbook of Jimmy-approved recipes for those ...
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CHOCOLATE CHIPS AND CANDY

I had a request for a recipe for chocolate chips and I realized that I didn't have one on the blog. This one is adapted from Nourished; a Cookbook for Health, Weight Loss, ...
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BARBECUE SAUCE REINVENTED

“Home grown tomatoes,  Home grown tomatoes, What would life be like without homegrown tomatoes? Only two things that money can't buy, That's true love and home grown tomatoes.”   ~~from the song, Home ...
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DIY PROTEIN BARS AND A NEW SWEETENER

CHOCOLATE ALMOND PROTEIN BARS These chewy, fudgy bars are made with the same sweetener used in Quest bars, which can now be purchased for home use.  The basic recipe has only two ...
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