Tag: low-carb

Health Check: do you really need carbs to recover from exercise?

Guest Post Carbohydrate-rich diets are often recommended as part of exercise regimes to promote recovery and maximise performance. But recent research suggesting such foods may not help exercise recovery and their potential link with metabolic diseases are raising questions about

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Cauli-Sushi (low carb, gluten free)

Cauli-Sushi

Sushi. You either love it or hate it. Having lived and worked in Japan for 2 years, I’m in the “love it” camp. I don’t, however, eat it all that much lately for two reasons. Really good sushi is expensive.

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“Cabbouleh” (Cauliflower Tabbouleh) Vegan, Gluten-Free

Cabbouleh

What the heck is “cabbouleh” you might be asking? It’s my take on tabbouleh, the traditional Middle Eastern vegetable dish, but I’ve added an updated twist. Instead of the usual bulgur wheat, which is cracked wheat, I’ve substituted “riced” cauliflower. It

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Thai Shrimp with Spaghetti Squash

Thai Shrimp with Spaghetti Squash

I love take-out just as much as the next person, but I don’t like how I usually feel afterwards. The last few times we’ve gotten take-out, I ended up with a terrible headache and felt bloated. Who wants that? So

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Shepherd’s Pie (Lower Carb, Dairy Free, Gluten Free)

Shepherd Pie

  We love this shepherd’s pie at my house! It tastes so yummy and this recipe makes a lot so we have leftovers for a few days. It’s perfectly healthy comfort food full of satiating protein, fat, and fiber. Dig

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Glazed Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts

Different recipe versions of bacon-wrapped water chestnuts have been around a long time. I remember one of my aunts used to make something similar to this whenever we’d go to her house for dinner. I believe she did not use a glaze

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