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.

COOKIES FOR EVERYONE

Here is my first new recipe since discovering that I am allergic to eggs, almonds, and possibly dairy products. (The jury is still out on some dairy, but for now, it's off ...
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CHOLESTEROL CLARITY

Cholesterol got a bad rap. The evidence continues to accumulate that cholesterol is not the villain it is made out to be, but is actually part of your body's defense system ...
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SCORE! GARY TAUBES IN SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN MAGAZINE

Don't miss the article by Gary Taubes in the new "Special Food Issue" of Scientific American Magazine, titled, "Which One Will Make You Fat? Rigorously controlled studies may soon give us a ...
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FOOD ALLERGIES

This has been quite a summer for me. You may have noticed that I haven't posted much. The low-carb cruise in May this year attracted followers of Paleo, Primal, low-carb, and LCHF [low-carb ...
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RETHINKING BACON AND THE BEST WAY TO COOK IT

Cooking bacon in oven Ready to eat It seems we just can’t resist bacon. Sales for bacon have held steady in spite of the fact that most people believe ...
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BULLETPROOF® CHOCOLATE BARS

Unless you've been living under a rock (one not shared by a Paleo cave dweller) you have probably heard about Dave Asprey, The Bulletproof Executive, and his magic coffee. Dave is ...
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LOW-CARB, GLUTEN-FREE, FLAX-FREE, FLEXIBLE WRAPS

I've been experimenting with flexible wraps since I posted an article about the potential dangers of flax, a common ingredient in many gluten-free wraps, breads, and tortillas. The original post is here. I ...
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AN INVITATION FROM KRAFT FOODS


Would any of you like to be a consultant to the Kraft Food Company? It's a lot of fun, it only takes a few minutes a week, and you will have a chance ...
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IFBC COMING TO SEATTLE

IFBC, The International Food Blogger's Conference for bloggers, food writers, cookbook authors, publishers, agents, editors, food brand and restaurant marketers, and public relations professionals, is coming to Seattle in September. I've never been to a blogger's conference before, ...
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Pumpkin Spice Biscuit by Judy Barnes Baker (carbwarscookbooks.com)

PUMPKIN SPICE BISCUITS

Pumpkin Spice Biscuit (c) 2013, Judy Barnes Baker Biscuits that taste like pumpkin bread! The optional currants will cost you an extra 1.3 net carbs per biscuit. (Gluten-free, wheat-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, and ...
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KABOCHA SQUASH FRIES

We are invited to my daughter's house for a cookout. There will be hamburgers (D and I will have lettuce wraps) and french fries. I plan to take Faux Sweet Potato Fries made with ...
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LAZY BONES BROTH AND BOUILLON CUBES: THE BEST MEDICINE

I wanted to take along something more nutritious than meal-replacement bars or powdered protein drinks on this year's cruise. Whatever I took needed to be able to withstand some time in transit without ...
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STUFFED ZUCCHINI BLOSSOMS FROM “NOURISHED”

Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms Fresh zucchini blossoms only last a day or two, so don’t expect to find them in the supermarket. Zucchini is notoriously prolific, however, and very easy to grow. A few ...
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GARY TAUBES IN SEATTLE

If you happen to be in the Seattle area tomorrow (May 2, 2013), here's a chance to attend a lecture by Gary Taubes. Check the site for details. "Gary Taubes - ...
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MOROCCAN-STYLE RADISH SALAD

I have a new batch of Preserved Lemons that just reached tangy, salty perfection, and I'm still having fun trying new recipes using them. The latest is below. You can substitute a ...
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HOMINY ALERT

I've posted about how it is hard it is to determine the real nutritional data for foods before. (Here is a past article about dueling labels on dairy products: http://carbwars.blogspot.com/2009/09/when-does-16-x-049-zero.html.) I do my best to ...
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STOP BY AND SAY HELLO

I'll be signing my book, Nourished, and answering questions at Molbak's Garden and Home Center in Woodinville, WA this Saturday and Sunday, April 13 and 14, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, as ...
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DO ONIONS MAKE YOU CRY?

I've tried a lot of things to keep from crying when I chop onions, like holding (unlit) matches in my teeth, putting the cutting board near an open flame, or chopping the onions under running water. I've even considered ...
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THE ESSENCE OF SPRING: RHUBARB SHORTCAKE

My rhubarb plants start testing the air in mid-winter, sending up ruffled probes through the mulch to ask, "Is it time yet?" Those persistent little sprouts are always a cheerful reminder that Spring will eventually come, ...
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CAN CARBS MAKE YOU KILL? KABC LOS ANGELES TALK RADIO

I had a quick spot on the McIntyre In the Morning Show on KABC Los Angeles this morning to talk about this recent news story that links carbs to violent behavior: http://boston.cbslocal.com/2013/03/15/experts-say-food-may-contribute-to-anger-violent-behavior. You might ...
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GLUTEN-FREE YOGURT BISCUITS

I am so excited about my new recipe! It came out perfect the first time I tried it. The recipe is super easy and quick to make and the biscuits taste astonishingly like the buttermilk biscuits my mother ...
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E-BOOK REVIEW: AWAKEN; 30+ Egg Free and Grain Free Breakfasts

Karen Sorenson, my friend and co-author of the Low Carbing Among Friends cookbook series, has published her own e-book of breakfast recipes. Karen is an engineer by day, a foodie by night, and a budding ...
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CALORIES IN VERSUS CALORIES OUT

Ask anyone and they'll tell you the solution for obesity. Eat less; move more. Our collective weight problem would go away if all the overweight people just quit eating more calories than they burn. Couldn't ...
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CARBSMART TO THE RESCUE!

  Dr. Atkins popularized the Fat Fast, based on the Keckwick diet developed in the 1950s by Prof. Alan Keckwich and Dr. Gaston Pawen. Fat fasting forces the body to burn stored fat by depriving it of glucose ...
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