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Serves 4 INGREDIENTS  2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 3 cups water 1 tablespoon Kosher salt 2 ½ ounces haricot vert, steamed and thinly sliced 4 green onions, trimmed and cut in rings  ¾ cup carrot shreds  1 bunch fresh cilantro, stems removed and leaves finely chopped 2 heads baby romaine or bibb lettuce, washed and

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All of these are gifts that any food-loving low-carber would appreciate. Despite the numbers, they are in no particular order and each has its charm. Each and every one we own or regularly use ourselves. In some cases, we know the people behind the scenes personally or by reputation. From your purchase of some of

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Tis the season for the annual spate of articles about making ghoulish treats for Halloween, including tasty adult libations. I read one for a Blood Sipper cocktail that was a delicious-sounding vodka infusion of red fruits–frozen strawberries, raspberries, cranberries–and pomegranate juice, the latter of which, at a cup in the full recipe is a bit

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Serves 2 INGREDIENTS For the salad 2 cups torn fresh leaf lettuce (or your choice) 4 Roma tomatoes, stemmed and coarsely chopped 20 whole green olives (or your choice) 20 mild pepperoncini (pickled pepper) rings 1/2 small red onion,  peeled and sliced 2 tablespoons grated parmigiano-reggiano 8 to 10 anchovies (optional, but delicious!) For the

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In cold and flu season, keeping your vitamin A status up is most important. There’s plenty in liver (paté for instance) but there’s a ton of vitamin A precursor (beta-carotene) in carrots. Each serving of this soup provides over 16,000IU of vitamin A as beta-carotene in an ‘easy to swallow’ form! Delicious! Serves 4 to

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We’ve long held it as true that one of the best things people can do for their health is to spend more time in their own kitchens — e.g. cooking at home with ingredients you know and trust. And this week and next (and how much longer we don’t know) as we hunker down as

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The recent global outbreak of covid-19 (aka Coronavirus) has the public on edge, and rightly so since at present there isn’t an effective vaccine available to prevent it or as yet an anti-viral medication to kill it, although the Coronavirus Task Force assures us those are being fast-tracked on the way.  More than 80,000 people

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By special reader request, here is a tasty sweet treat, updated from the original recipe by Barbara Witt (Protein Power, Warner 1996) Makes 12 INGREDIENTS 1 large graham cracker, finely crushed 1 extra-large egg ¼ cup sugar, Truvia Blend, or Splenda Blend ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 2 tablespoons semisweet

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RECIPE Three-Alarm Chili a perfect low carb meal for a chilly autumn or winter day.

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When it is just plain too hot to cook, go cold! What could be nicer than a beautiful plate of dried Italian meats, luscious cheeses, pickled veggies, olives, some dressed fresh greens, and a bunch of grapes washed down with a refreshing glass of chilled pinot grigio or Prosecco? Perfection on a plate! The perfect

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