Carb Wars Blog

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.

RED CURRY FISH STEW

Thai Foods sells red, green, and yellow curry pastes in glass jars. They also sell Thai fish sauce, but it contains sugar, so it would be better to use an anchovy filet. This ...
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BAKED RED PEPPERS CAPRESE

These beautiful peppers combine the flavors of a traditional Caprese salad with tender-crisp red peppers for a delicious and easy side dish. Recipe from Nourished; a Cookbook for Health, Weight Loss, and ...
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WHITE HOUSE PETITION: REPLACE THE DIETARY GUIDELINES FOR AMERICANS

I've been working with Dr. Richard Feinman on a petition to change the process for creating the Dietary Guidelines for Americans so they reflect modern advances in scientific research. The original guidelines were based on weak, ...
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ROSES FOR YOUR VALENTINE?

The perfect finale for a romantic dinner with that special someone! Recipe adapted from Nourished; a Cookbook for Health, Weight Loss, and Metabolic Balance. ROSE-FLAVORED ICE CREAM One of the most memorable desserts ...
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MY FAVORITE FLATBREAD: GLUTEN-FREE, GRAIN-FREE, DAIRY-FREE, EGG-FREE PITAS

I was trying to make egg-free, almond-free tortillas that I could eat with my newly discovered allergies, but I was pleasantly surprised with this recipe. They turned out to be thicker and ...
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THE PERFECT WAY TO PIG OUT ON SUPER SUNDAY!

The Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York. Hot Wings The original Buffalo wings were invented at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York in 1964. They are the perfect low-carb snack for Super ...
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TWO NEW BOOKS FROM THE LOW-CARBING AMONG FRIENDS TEAM

I'm happy to report that two new cookbooks from the Low-Carbing Among Friends series are available for order! All the books in the series are low-carb, sugar-free, and gluten-free. In response to popular ...
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FRUIT AND NUT TREATS

I've been making my own snack foods since cutting out all the likely sources of allergens. Most purchased low-carb snacks and bars contain whey, egg, chocolate, and/or almonds. I found several raw, vegan, ...
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PEANUT AND CHICKEN SOUP

Fragrant, earthy, spicy, and perfect for a cold winter day! Recipe adapted from "Nourished; a Cookbook for Health, Weight Loss, and Metabolic Balance." Ingredients: 2 tablespoons peanut or coconut oil ½ cup ...
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HEADLINES I’D LIKE TO SEE IN 2014

Space Needle Fireworks, Michael Holden Photography Here is my wish list for 2014. Send me your fantasy headline and I'll add it. USDA replaces My Plate with Eat Real Food Globe. ADA endorses ...
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WHITE CHOCOLATE PECAN BARK

   
I made low-carb Christmas cookies for my husband but I'm still on an elimination diet trying to figure out what I'm allergic to. Chocolate, dairy, almonds, eggs, gluten, sugar, and ...
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THANKS, SUSIE T. GIBBS!

Susie T. Gibbs, aka Fluffy Chix, cracks me up. This funny girl from Houston just honored me with a review of Nourished on her blog! Don't miss the chance to enjoy a look-around while you are on ...
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AND NOW FOR A LITTLE GOOD NEWS: BUTTER IS BACK!

Joe Ortner performs maintenance on a robotic palletizer at Grassland Dairy Products Inc. in Greenwood, the largest family-owned butter producer in the nation. Picture by Mark Hoffman.   The headline in the ...
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EPITAPH FOR AN EGG

How do you like your eggs? The best way to prepare eggs, except for raw, which brings a different set of issues to the table, is poached. Lightly cooked whites and lovely, liquid yolks retain all their nutrients, including their ...
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COCO-CHOCO-CHIA BARS

This is another of my favorite recipes from Nourished. Is it candy or cookies? You can decide. They are good and good for you! Nourished contains a total of 237 recipes including: ...
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TURKEY CRACKLIN’S

The best thing EVER to do with Thanksgiving leftovers! Reserve any extra skin or lumps of fat from the neck and body openings when preparing your holiday turkey for roasting. After your gorgeous, golden-skinned turkey has been presented, ...
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PROTEIN BARS

The recipe for these bars is one my favorites from Nourished. They make a healthful addition to your repertoire of holiday cookies as well as great bars for snacking. Wrap them in parchment paper ...
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CHOLESTEROL MYTH BUSTERS AROUND THE WORLD

It looks like Sweden is going to be the first Western nation to officially endorse low-carb/high-fat nutrition and reject the low-fat, low-calorie dogma that has been in place for the last 30-plus years. The change followed ...
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AMAZON PROMOTION: SPECIAL PRICE ON “NOURISHED”

Let Amazon help you with your Christmas shopping! My book, Nourished; a Cookbook for Health, Weight Loss, and Metabolic Balance, is being featured as part of an Amazon promotion. If you buy ...
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THE PUDDING OF HAPPINESS

My husband counts the pills I put out for him in the morning to be sure I didn't sneak in anything new. If he doesn't recognize one, I have to show him ...
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SOME OF MY FAVORITE THINGS FROM IFBC

The International Food Bloggers Conference has come and gone and I'm just now getting around to posting my wrap up. Dorie Greenspan, the soft spoken and delightful author of Around My French Table and food ...
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N-DIVE OR ON-DEEV?

California Endive Farms was one of the sponsors of an International Food Bloggers Conference recently in Seattle. They provided packages of fresh Belgian-style endive to all the attendees. They ...
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SUGAR IN NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

Sugar Love was the subject of the August, 2013 issue of National Geographic. It is indeed sweet to finally see a major publication echoing the message some of us have been ...
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IS THERE ALREADY A CURE FOR CANCER?

According to a story from the Associated Press last Tuesday, government advisers to the Institute of Medicine are warning that the U.S. is facing a crisis in cancer care. The risk of cancer increases with age, ...
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