Nutritional Info For The Low Carb Kitchen

Fresh, nutrionally-dense foods have the power to not just taste delicious, but heal, nourish, and balance us. Some of these foods will only be appropriate when you’re at your target weight and are no longer radically limiting your carb intake. This is a work in progress…and just my opinion. Your ideas about health and nutrition may be very different…and that’s … Read more

My Low Carb Shopping List

This is a work-in-progress as my understanding of a well-balanced low carb life unfolds, but here’s where I am as of 2019. I do hope this helps you a bit, because I understand how confusing and overwhelming changing one’s entire pantry can feel. I was floundering about when I first started low-carbing, and figuring out what ingredients to use, as … Read more

Thickening Agents

Here’s a list of various thickeners for adding substance to sauces, gravies, soups, and juicy braises, etc. They all have their particular quirks, but all are good. Plus, some are perfect for those eating a low-carb diet, while others lend themselves to a vegan diet. Your choice!


Reduction is a slow but sure way of thickening sauces and concentrating

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International Stew Ideas

My friend Sean posted something similar to this on Facebook and I thought it was a simple, smart, idea-generator for creating inventive stews and other International dishes. Once you’ve got the basic savory ingredients for a stew (onion + meat/protein + broth), you can play with the following combinations.

Note: Vegetarian and vegan meat substitutions can include cubes of tofu, … Read more