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.

WHEAT BELLY COOKBOOK REVIEW: IS FLAX THE NEW WHEAT?

Dr. Davis has succeeded in drawing attention to the dangers of wheat and the benefits of a low-carb diet beyond what I thought possible. He builds a convincing case against ...
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PRODUCT REVIEW: NEW STEVIA AND MONK FRUIT SWEETENER

I promised to let you know when the new stevia/monk fruit version of EZ-Sweetz was available. So, for those of you who have been waiting for a more Paleo-friendly version, here ...
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SHIRATAKI NOODLES WITHOUT SOY: NASOYA PASTA ZERO

Suffering from pasta withdrawal? Here's a clip from Portlandia to show you how hard it can get! (Thanks to Laurie-Avalanche Rosen for sharing this.) I'm still looking for the perfect pasta substitute. Dreamfield's contains ...
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BRAISED FENNEL

Fennel, (c) 2012, Judy Barnes Baker Fennel is to vegetables what bacon is to meat. This mild cousin of anise can be used raw in salads or cooked in stews and soups, but it only reaches sweet, glorious ...
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A NEW FRUIT PIE

I was looking for a way to make an "apple" pie with less sugar, less fructose, and a gluten-free crust. I think I succeeded on all counts. I'll just call it a Three-Fruit Pie for now; ...
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FREE BOOK ON HEARTBURN

Thanks to Dr. Eades for the heads up that Dr. Norm Robillard’s excellent book on heartburn, "Fast Track Digestion; Heartburn," is available free on Kindle. This deal is good TODAY, Jan 1, 2013, ...
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A TRAGIC EPIDEMIC AND CANDY FOR CHRISTMAS

Another day, another mass murder, this latest one in Longmont, Colorado. There were only four killed, and they were adults, so it didn't get the media coverage devoted to the horrific massacre at ...
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WISH GRANTED!

In a recent post, I lamented the lack of low-carb convenience foods. A short while later, I heard from the Atkins company offering to send me some samples of their new line of frozen ...
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LOW-CARBING AMONG FRIENDS VOL. 3

The collaborative cookbook project that I have been working on, Low-Carbing Among Friends Vol. 3, is due out on or before January 31, 2012. You can reserve your copy at a ...
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BRANDIED CRANBERRIES

This was one of three new recipes I made for Thanksgiving this year. I made some more today and put it in jars so I will have enough to last through the holidays ...
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SUGAR-FREE, GLUTEN-FREE, LOW-CARB PUMPKIN PIE

This recipe uses my Almond Pie Crust from Nourished. You can find it here However the pie in the picture is made with a new one that I'm currently working on. I'll ...
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TOO BUSY TO COOK? TRY DIET-TO-GO

It felt like Christmas came early this year when I got a knock on the door and discovered a huge Styrofoam crate full of food from Diet To Go, a company that puts together ...
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EATHROPOLOGY: CAN I RETIRE NOW?

A friend alerted me to an article on Adele Hite's blog, Eathropology. http://eathropology.com/2012/09/26/where-the-women-are-nutrition-edition/  I hate to admit that I didn't even know Adele had a blog, or I would certainly have been following it ...
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VALIDATION: Peter Reinhart

 Gluten-free products, recipes, and cookbooks are everywhere these days, but most of them just sub high-carb starches like potato, corn, tapioca, and rice for wheat, rye, and barley. The cookbook above is different. You can't read the subtitle very well ...
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CRISP-BRAISED CHICKEN THIGHS WITH SPROUTED BEANS AND PUMPKIN SEEDS

Crisp-Braised Chicken Thighs with Sprouted Beans & Pumpkin Seeds 4 servings The classic French pairing of duck confit and lentils inspired this dish of crispy-skinned, succulent chicken thighs atop a savory combo ...
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Chocolate Peanut butter Fudge by Judy Barnes Baker

CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER FUDGE

Here's my new, favorite fudge recipe. I love to eat it straight out of the freezer.  Ingredients: 1/2 cup of butter or part coconut oil 1/2 cup natural peanut butter, plain or ...
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IS THERE ALREADY A CURE FOR OSTEOPOROSIS?

I went in for a medical checkup yesterday since I hadn't had any tests since 2010. Along with the standard regimen of tests, the doctor prescribed a bone-density scan. I've only had ...
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REAL SCIENCE

The Ask Marilyn column in this week's Parade Magazine featured this question from a reader: "If you wished to test the effects of a placebo, what would you give the control group?" ...
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A SWEET DEAL ON A NEW LOW-CARB SWEETENER

Watch for the EZ-Sweetz infomercial due to air on The Food Network, the Cooking Channel, and some other channels tomorrow or Wednesday, Sept 18 or 19. (Update: they are now scheduled to start of ...
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FLAX: THE ULTIMATE SUPERFOOD?

Breakfast Bites from Louise's Foods Little bags of tasty, grain-free cereal and granola from a company called FlaxGold were included in the swag bags everyone received at check-in on the last Low-Carb ...
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VIDEO #3: EZ CREAMY STAWBERRY PIE

EZ CREAMY STRAWBERRY PIE This luscious strawberry pie is low-carb, gluten-free, and probably the easiest pie you will ever make! Ingredients: 1 (9-inch) Almond Pie Crust, recipe below, baked and cooled 8 ounces ...
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VIDEO #2: THREE EZ LIME DRINKS

EZ LIMEADE Sweetened beverages are said to be the #1 source of calories in the diet of Americans.* Each 12-ounce serving of regular cola contains 10 teaspoons of sugar, usually high-fructose corn ...
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Video #1: EZ Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Gourmet, chocolate-dipped treats are the perfect gift for the special someone in your life. Easy to make and not just good, but good for you! Recipe adapted from Nourished; a Cookbook for Health, Weight Loss, ...
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LOW-CARBING AMONG FRIENDS, VOL 2

  Now ready for pre-order! Click here to read more. This is the 2nd in a new series of cookbooks from Jennifer Eloff and her ever-expanding team of authors, doctors, low-carb experts, and cookbook writers ...
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