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Low Carb Smoothies That You Can Make at Home

Smoothies are an amazing way to fuel yourself at breakfast, tide you over during a long afternoon, and refuel after a workout. Because many smoothies contain lots of fruit, however, they can be tricky for low carb dieters to enjoy. But smoothies do not have to have only fruit; there are plenty of ways to make tasty and satisfying low carb smoothies. Use high-fiber fruits and vegetables – fiber does not count in net carb counts – and high-protein plain Greek yogurt for an extra boost. Soy and Read more [...]

Our Favorite No Carb Desserts

Most classic desserts contain carbs, often in the form of added sugar and white flour in cookies, cakes, and tarts. It can be difficult, but not impossible, to come up with creative and tasty no carb desserts. You will need to use sugar substitutes like  or Stevia, and in place of flour you can use almond meal or another nut-based flour. In general, look for dairy-based desserts like cheesecake, as these will be high in protein and low in carbs. Here are a few of our favorite no carb dessert Read more [...]

The Top 5 Low Carb Cereals You Can Find at Your Grocery

For many people, cereal is a quick, simple meal in the morning. If you're rushing to work in the morning, spending time in the kitchen trying out low carb breakfast ideas might not be an option. You do not have to be very awake to pour some cereal and milk into a bowl, and you can scarf it down pretty fast if you are in a rush to get to work. But traditional cereals contain simple carbohydrates, which are the enemy of low carb dieters. Before you despair, know that there are plenty of low Read more [...]

The 5 Best Low Carb Crackers

There is something magical about pairing a nice, crispy cracker with a piece of excellent cheese. Crackers, however, are often highly processed and contain hidden fats and sugars that can contribute to unwanted weight gain. If you are on a low-carb diet for weight or other health reasons, you may think you can never eat a cracker again. Do not fear: there are plenty of low carb crackers out there today that will satisfy your craving for a good cracker to go with that cheese. Crackers made with whole Read more [...]

A Sample Low Carb Grocery List for Dieters

If you've just started a low carb diet, then your refrigerator probably needs an overhaul. So many common foods are packed with more carbs then you need. Time to hit the grocery store! If you're looking for a ready-made low carb grocery list, here is one that you can print out and have on hand while shopping for groceries. Experience has taught me that low carb dieting involves a big portion of impulse control along with a decent-sized pinch of planning ahead. I have started shopping on a full Read more [...]

How to Make Delicious Low Carb Brownies

If you're craving chocolate, but want to watch your figure, then you need to learn how to make low carb brownies! Let's be honest here. Brownies aren't the healthiest treat. Brownies get their carb loads from the flour and the sugar used to bake them. So it's a challenge to keep them low carb as baked products generally have high carbohydrates. (If you've read our peanut butter cookie recipe, you know what I'm talking about!) Several "miracle brownie" recipes are available. Unfortunately, these Read more [...]

Five Healthy, Low Carb Chips to Munch On

All low carb dieters will realize something simple. Dieting is not a quick weight loss solution; it is a way of life. You'll constantly try to substitute your favorite foods for the "low carb" option. I've enjoyed potato chips as a kid, so I've always been on the hunt for great low carb chips. What's great about hunting for healthy chips is that the available options are plentiful and delicious. I have been checking out low carb chips to satisfy my cravings for something crunchy in my mouth. Read more [...]