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Healthy Blueberry Muffins Recipe Low Carb and Gluten Free

Here is a healthy blueberry muffins recipe for those watching their carbs or on a gluten free diet.  I made it to take to a breakfast neighbor gathering to welcome someone new on the block.  It was a bit daring of me as I’d never made this type of muffin before.  However, earlier this week I’d decided […]
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Low Carb Crab Salad Recipe

This Low Carb Crab Salad recipe is a treat I serve year round.  But I especially love it in winter because it brings a bit of summer to lunchtime. It makes up quickly.  In fact I think the longest part is simply getting the ingredients out on the counter. Two of the things that I […]
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Pecan Crusted Baked Salmon

Salmon should always be cooked simply.  At least, that’s what I believe. Baked salmon is just that –simple.  And using a baking method with this fish, when done correctly, is the best way to guarantee a flavorful and moist salmon filet. Today I’m sharing my recipe for the Pecan Crusted baked Salmon.  It is my absolute […]
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Low Carb Blender Sherbet

This low carb  blender sherbet is sure to make any weary January dieter smile. Many years ago, my darling hairdresser, Chris, told me about this cold treat.  It’s been in my diet arsenal ever since. It’s cold, sweet and creamy.  It is a perfect get-you-through-the-afternoon snack.  It is quite filling.  In fact it is so filling that […]
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Cabbage Steaks Recipe Grilled or Baked

I have rediscovered cabbage as a veggie in this Cabbage Steak recipe. I mean, I’ve had cabbage before….you know, coleslaw or with potatoes and corned beef on St. Patties . The Cabbage Steaks recipe has vaulted cabbage into a whole new food realm for me. (Not that one should ‘sling the slaw’. Ahem.)  It was […]
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Low Carb Coconut Chicken Tenders Recipe

 The Coconut Chicken Tenders recipe is a simple low carb down-home dish that is great for company and also wonderful comfort food. I love coconut, especially toasted.  I used to think of it as merely a vehicle for ‘sweet’ but now I know that it can also be a star in a mouth-watering savory dish […]
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Berry Healthy Morning Diet Smoothie Recipe

#bakingoutsidethebox | This fruity diet smoothie morning protein shake is satisfying, healthy and delicious and blends up in under a minute. All the recipes this week have included something that tasted of berries and this diet smoothie is no exception.  (Do you get the feeling I love berries?  Oh yes. Yes I do.) As you may have read last week my DH and I have been on the Dr. Oz Rapid Weight loss diet for nearly two […]
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Summer Berry Coleslaw & Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Summer Berry Coleslaw.   Have you ever had a new recipe pop into your head that just begged to be attempted?  I had no idea if this one would work.  So of course I tried it out on company last night. Fortunately for me it was a hit and in fact I have designs on the little bowl […]
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Shrimp Gumbo ~ Low Carb Comfort Food Recipe

There are times when on a diet that one needs comfort food.  Something warm, spicy, delicious and filling. For those times my Shrimp Gumbo is a  low carb comfort food recipe I love.  In fact I make it even when I’m not on a diet. Eating while on the road can be treacherous to the scales.  I’m between […]
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Low Carb Ricotta Muffins Sweet or Savory

The Low Carb Ricotta Muffins Recipe is one of my favorite grab n go breakfasts — whether I’m on a diet or not. This recipe is a happy game-changer for low carbers who often eat eggs at breakfast.  It makes eggs a treat. I originally found the Ricotta Muffins recipe on a forum post on ‘Three Fat […]
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Low Carb Barbecue Chicken Spread Recipe

Low Carb Barbecue Chicken Spread gets the star treatment! Tracy and I are very excited to be guests this coming Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Comicon FanX  in Salt Lake City.  We will be doing a plethora of panels and events.  We will also be in the vendors area signing autographs at our sales […]
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Loaded Cauliflower Head Recipe — Low Carb

Watch it, I’m holding a loaded cauliflower!  Well, OK,  not really.  But get out your fork, because this recipe is good. You’ve probably seen my cauliflower hash browns recipe and you may have guessed that not only do I like cauliflower but I use it to pull the old ‘switcheroo’ to replace starchy potatoes all the […]
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Mango Salsa Recipe on Shrimp Tacos

I promised you I’d share my favorite salsa recipe today and here it is:  Mango Salsa.  Mango?  Isn’t that fruit?  Isn’t Laura low carbing it?  Why, yes, yes I am. Sanely. I will understand if you deem that this isn’t a low carb dish, but I’m not quaffing the stuff up.  It’s a  condiment.  Admittedly it […]
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Crispy Cheese Taco Shells and Tortillas Recipe – Low Carb

Crispy cheese taco shells are the only thing that can stave off my craving for tacos on this low carb regimen.   And not just any tacos… my favorite kind.  But I’m getting ahead of myself.  Today I’m sharing with you an easy way to make low carb crispy cheese taco shells and tortillas. I’ve […]
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Strawberry Fools Recipe Low Carb Candy

Here is a sweet little treat for April; Strawberry Fools.  My mother used to make these fun faux strawberries at Christmas time. I’ve adapted the traditional recipe to a lovely low carb candy for my new diet.  (And yes, Tracy and I are doing great on our low carb regimen.  It’s not fast weightloss, but […]
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Easy Blender Hollandaise Sauce Recipe Low Carb

The Blender Hollandaise Sauce Recipe is one of my pleasures and joys in a low carb regimen.  It tastes like buttery warm, lemony sunshine. Just look at the ingredients: butter, lemon juice, egg yolks, cayenne, a pinch of salt. It is nearly a-no fail recipe and it is the only Hollandaise recipe I ever use. […]
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