February 07, 2017 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Omelette in a Mug

Friends, I have a new favorite way to cook eggs—in a mug, in a microwave. No kidding. For realz! Why??? Well first, it takes only a couple minutes to make, and clean-up is easy. Second, while so many microwave mug recipes result in a poor substitute for something properly cooked, a microwaved mug omelette

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February 03, 2017 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Creamy Celery Soup

Taste the raw celery you plan to use in this soup. The celery should be fresh and good on its own, not old or bitter. If you have a particularly tough or bitter bunch of celery, please don’t use it in this soup, find another use for it. Method 1

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January 14, 2017 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Skillet Chermoula Chicken

Method 1 Salt chicken thighs on both sides and let rest while you prepare the sauce. 2 If using whole cumin and coriander seeds, lightly toast the whole cumin and coriander in a small skillet on medium heat, until fragrant. Put into a mortar and pestle and grind until powdery. 3 Make

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January 07, 2017 by Contributor in Low Carb
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How to Cook Mushrooms without Fat

Print Photography Credit: Elise Bauer Do you know the easiest way to cook mushrooms? Here’s a method I’ve been using for years. It’s called “dry sautéing”. You cook sliced mushrooms in a hot pan without adding any fat, liquid, or sauce. As the mushrooms heat up in the pan, they release their

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December 22, 2016 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Prime Rib

1  Remove the beef roast from the refrigerator 3 hours before you start to cook it. Sprinkle it with salt all over and let it sit, loosely wrapped in the butcher paper. Roasts should be brought close to room temperature before they go into the oven, to ensure more even

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December 22, 2016 by Contributor in Low Carb
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Cauliflower Mashed “Potatoes” with Browned Butter

I had to laugh at our last holiday meal when my sister proclaimed, “these are the best mashed potatoes ever!” only to be informed that she was eating mashed cauliflower. Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes have been around for a while, and if you have yet to get on the bandwagon, I encourage

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