Healthy Carb Cookbook For Dummies

Healthy Carb Cookbook For Dummies

Jan McCracken

Language: English

Pages: 396

ISBN: 0764584766

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Healthy Carb Cookbook For Dummies

Jan McCracken

Language: English

Pages: 396

ISBN: 0764584766

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


According to USA Weekend, over a quarter of the adults in the U.S. have tried a low-carb diet. Many people have enjoyed lasting success. Others have felt mystified or deprived and given up!

Whether you’re a first-timer or a “try, try-againer”, this book helps you get with the low-carb program and stick with it! Building on the success of Low-Carb Dieting For Dummies, it gives you loads of nutritional information plus more than 100 sumptuous low-carb recipes like Crunchy Brunch Oatmeal Pecan Waffles, Caribbean Chicken, Chile Spiced Broccoli, and Lemon Torte with Raspberries. Low-Carb Cookbook For Dummies includes:

  • A complete nutritional analysis for each recipe so you can’t go wrong
  • Lots of recipes for dishes with 5 carbs or less
  • Recipes that de-carb no-nos like Southern fried chicken and Philly cheese steak sandwiches
  • Recipes for soups, seafood, and meat dishes, including pork chops, lamb and steaks (with a steak chart so you can chart a low-carb course)
  • Recipes for great desserts, including chocolate specialties and cheesecake
  • Vegetarian recipes and crock pot specialties
  • Terrific wrap recipes using lettuce, tortillas, or crepes
  • Guidelines for eating low-carb when you’re dining out or brown-bagging it

Author Jan McCracken, a health advocate and low-carber for more than ten years, has written two low-carb cookbooks and is a contributor to numerous low-carb publications. Having fallen off the low-carb wagon several times herself, she alerts you to things that can sabotage your success and clues you in on carb counting and techniques that have worked for her. You’ll get started right with:

  • Mini-courses on low-carb math and on low-carb nutritition and the glycemic index
  • A shopping list for stocking a low-carb kitchen
  • The scoop on different kinds of carbs and artificial sweeteners
  • Tips on using spices creatively for variety and flavor
  • Advice on incorporating exercise, including taking the first step (and lots more steps) with a pedometer
  • Tips for reducing stress (a common cause of bingeing)

With this information, you won’t be mystified. With the fantastic recipes, you won’t feel deprived. You will be inspired to stick to a low-carb lifestyle—one that can help you lose weight and feel healthier!

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the meat thermometer into the thickest part of the chicken quarter to check doneness. The thermometer should register an internal temperature of 180 degrees. Per serving: Calories 492 (From Fat 293); Fat 33g (Saturated 8g); Cholesterol 179mg; Sodium 429mg; Carbohydrate 2g; Dietary Fiber 0g (Net Carbohydrate 2g); Protein 46g. Just because meat, poultry, and fish are minuscule on the carb front, don’t think you’re totally in the clear. The culprits so many times are in the sauces and marinades

Stacy Kennedy, my acquisitions editor, who has been a gem and a delight to work with since Day One. Big thanks to my project editor, Mike Baker, for his patience, his ability to keep me and the project on track, his willingness to go the extra mile, and his great sense of humor. Mike gets stellar points! Sincere appreciation and marvel for what they do goes to my copy editors, Trisha Strietelmeier and Tina Sims. Special thanks to Lesa Grant, my marketing manager and a talented lady whose

Certain carbohydrates have more impact on the rise of blood glucose levels than others. For carb counters, you see carbs referred to as high-impact and low-impact carbs. Low-impact carbs simply mean that your body doesn’t metabolize them. (Check out the section “Meeting Your Metabolism: Becoming Carb and Calorie Conscious,” later in the chapter.) This is great news for the low-carb lifestyle! In a nutshell, when you’re looking at a Nutrition Facts food label and you see the total carbohydrate

parsley, and bring to a boil. Simmer, covered, for about 30 minutes. 3 Add the shredded cabbage, Splenda, vinegar, and dill. Cover and simmer for another 1 hour or until the meat is very tender (falling apart tender). 4 Serve piping hot with a dollop of sour cream, if desired. Per serving: Calories 171 (From Fat 48); Fat 5g (Saturated 2g); Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 940mg; Carbohydrate 10g; Dietary Fiber 4g (Net Carbohydrate 6g); Protein 22g. (Analyzed for 8 servings.) Cold Mexican Shrimp Soup

foamy. Add the salt and cream of tartar, and beat into stiff, shiny peaks. Gently fold in the cocoa mixture. Fold the nuts in last. 4 Drop generous teaspoons of the batter onto the baking sheets. You may want to use the old two-spoon method, using one spoon to dip the mixture out of the bowl and then the second spoon to push the meringue mixture onto the baking sheet. Give the cookies room, spacing them about 1-inch apart on the baking sheet. 5 Bake about 20 minutes or until set. Remove the

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