Category Archives: Meals

Low-Carb Shopping – Thumbs-up to Trader Joe’s

This time, instead of a product I’m reviewing an entire store! Why? Because Trader Joe’s has turned out to be an indispensable help when trying to eat low-carb. This is true in a whole variety of categories of foods that … Continue reading

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Vanilla Pot de Creme

This most amazing dessert is the kind of recipe that can make you SO glad to be on a low-carb diet and not something else. Yes, this is a low-carb, high-protein, ultra-decadent dessert. It has only a very few, high-quality … Continue reading

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Oyster casserole gratin

Now, some of you may have seen the word “oyster” in the title and run away screaming. Let me assure you that if you’re ever going to enjoy an oyster, this would be the way :) Also, this casserole is … Continue reading

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Product Review: Carbquik Pancakes

The whole idea of pancakes for breakfast has been tantalizing me since I received my Carbquik baking mix. Not that I normally eat pancakes; I’m more of a cereal gal. But it’s not eggs, and that’s the key thing. They … Continue reading

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Buffalo burgers with mushroom cream sauce

Buffalo meat is becoming a popular alternative to ground beef, primarily because it’s healthier. Buffalo are generally raised free-range and grass-fed. Their meat is lower-fat and higher in omega-3. Another positive benefit is that they are treated much more humanely … Continue reading

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Coffee jello with cream

Did I mention I love coffee? Once upon a time, at a Japanese restaurant, I was introduced to coffee jello with cream. It’s a very popular dessert in Asia (even Starbucks has a coffee jello frappuccino), and is gaining popularity … Continue reading

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Breakfast scramble

Sometimes it’s hard to get up and make another plate of scrambled eggs or omelet. It’s one of the few good ways to get enough protein in the morning, but it’s easy to get tired of eggs every day, especially … Continue reading

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