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RATATOUILLE: A LOW CARB CLASSIC

I tried a lot of classic recipes for this dish before hitting on just the right combination to make the magic happen. This makes a lot, but it gets even better with ...
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CHOCOLATE GLAZED PECANS

These are wonderful as a sweet treat or a snack. Chopped, they make a crunchy topping for ice cream or desserts. 2 cups raw pecan halves 2 large egg whites 1 teaspoon ...
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SUBLIME SLIME?

Jane Tunks called okra, "sublime slime," but it doesn't have to be. If you think you don't like it, try roasting it whole. It's divine, but without the slime! ROASTED OKRA Start ...
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POT-AU-FEU

Pot-au-feu, generally considered to be the national dish of France, means "pot on the fire." It is a family-style, one-pot meal, beloved by rich and poor alike. The ingredients may vary, but a typical, ...
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LEMON CAKE WITH LEMON GLAZE

LEMON CAKE WITH LEMON GLAZE A reader asked if I had a recipe for a lemon cake. Indeed, I do! This is one of my favorites of the many variations on the ...
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SOOKA KEEMA (DRY-COOKED SPICY GROUND MEAT)

Grass-fed ground beef is available at most of my local stores now, but the other cuts are harder to find, probably because they are more expensive and don't sell as well. As ...
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Bacon Wrapped Onion Rings 2 by Judy Barnes Baker

BACON WRAPPED ONION RINGS

I guarantee that you will have no left-overs. No matter how many I make, it is never enough!  Ingredients: 2 large white onions, 3 and 1/2- to 4-inches in diameter 1 ...
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SALSA CHILI

This is about as streamlined as a recipe can get. Nothing to peel or chop. A pound of ground beef, a few items from the pantry, and you've got a tasty, homemade ...
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ROASTED CAULIFLOWER WITH BACON, LEMON PEEL, CHILIES, AND OLIVES

Cauliflower is a staple in the low-carb/high-fat community, where it is used to fill the void where the potatoes, rice, or pasta used to be. Here's proof that it can outshine its ...
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NEW AND IMPROVED KALE CHIPS

My recipe for Kale Chips got mixed reviews. Even the ones I made myself varied from batch to batch; usually they were so good I couldn't stop eating them, but sometimes they ...
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SUGAR-FREE SOFT DRINKS

I have always used the plain water button that is on most soft drink dispensers, but I never noticed the one marked "soda" until Dr. Eades mentioned on his blog (http://www.proteinpower.com) that he ...
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BABY BACK RIBS WITH MUSTARD VINEGAR BARBECUE SAUCE

One of my local stores had a fantastic Fourth of July special on Niman Ranch premium, pastured, baby back ribs ($4.00 off per pound!). I am (temporarily, I hope) allergic to tomatoes and peppers ...
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SPICED PORK BELLY

If you had to eat just one food every day for the rest of your life, what would it be? That's not a hard choice for me. This is it.  Ingredients: 1 ...
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LOW-CARB MILK

I had a request from a reader for my low-carb milk recipe. It is featured in both Nourished and Carb Wars; Sugar is the New Fat. Milk Lactose, or milk sugar, tastes less sweet ...
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AN UPDATED CLASSIC: STUFFED CELERY STICKS

Stuffed Celery Smear some cream cheese on a celery stick and you’ve got a quick, low-carb snack; make this delightfully retro stuffed celery and you’ve got an impressive hors d’oeuvre. 4 ounces ...
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HOME FRIES AND FAUX POTATOES

HOME FRIES, (c) 2012, JUDY BARNES BAKER HOME FRIES This can be a lifesaver for a meat and potatoes man (or woman).  Recipe from Nourished; a Cookbook for Health, Weight Loss, and Metabolic ...
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SANGRIA

Red wine has been shown to have a positive effect on health and the high rate of wine consumption in France is often used to explain the seeming paradox that the French ...
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BACON AND LEEK SOUFFLE

It is very rare to find a recipe in a major magazine that is almost perfect as it is. I made only a few small changes in the gorgeous soufflé pictured in the June/July issue ...
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PARMESAN ALMOND CRACKERS

These taste like my savory Parmesan Crisps from Nourished, but they are bigger and thicker with a lovely soft crunch. They have a few more carbs (0.7 net grams compared to 0.02 ...
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HERB ROASTED OLIVES

An Amuse Bouche is a flavorful, bite-sized appetizer that “entertains the mouth” as it awaits the main event. Set out dishes of assorted olives and nuts, and no one will complain, but ...
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NUT AND SEED CRISPBREAD

Traditional Swedish crispbread is made of rye, wheat, yeast, salt, and water. My grain-free, gluten-free, and yeast-free version is made of nuts, seeds, salt, water, and a little good fat.  ...
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EGGS EN COCOTTE

Yet another study has exonerated saturated fat and cholesterol of any link to heart disease and fingered the real culprit. The new research, just published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, found no evidence ...
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CORNED BEEF HASH WITH POACHED EGGS

One corned beef brisket can provide enough for several delicious meals. Make Corned Beef and Cabbage for dinner, use some  to make this tasty hash for breakfast, then polish off the rest ...
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CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE

I don’t usually think about corned beef and cabbage until I see the seasonal specials in the stores in mid-March. It makes an easy, tasty, one-pot meal; I don’t know why I ...
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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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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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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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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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