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Laura Dolson

Updated Articles and Resources

By Laura Dolson

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Low-Carb Fast Food Created: Monday, March 30, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Three main rules to follow for low-carb fast food, with links to advice for eating low-carb at specific fast-food restaurants.
    • Low-Carb Taco Salad Created: Friday, July 22, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      You don't need tortilla chips for a great taco salad - this low-carb version of a taco salad has all the flavors, and it's easy to put together.
    • Low-Carb Mexican Food? No Problema! Created: Monday, December 05, 2005 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Low-carb Mexican eating is a cinch once you look past the tacos and enchiladas. A guide to the Mexican restaurant menu, low-carb style." itemprop="description" Tuesday, May 31, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      This low-carb lasagna uses zucchini "noodles" instead of lasagna noodles. The trick is to firm up the zucchini "noodles" by salting them to draw out some of the water.
    • Low-Carb Sugar-Free Coconut Cake Created: Friday, August 28, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      This sugar-free coconut cake recipe has less than one gram of carbohydrate per serving. If you think baked goods made with coconut flour must be heavy, try this light and tasty cake! The recipe is...
    • Eating Yogurt on a Low-Carb Diet Created: Thursday, February 23, 2006 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      How to count the carbs in yogurt - there's probably more to it than you think. All about choosing yogurt on a low-carb diet.
    • What was the ACCORD Study and What did it Mean? Created: Friday, July 25, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Did the ACCORD study mean that diabetics should not have too "normal" a goal for blood glucose? No!
    • Simply Scrumptious Spinach Created: Sunday, November 27, 2005 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      My husband, a noted vegetable hater, wanted to call this dish Surprisingly Scrumptious Spinach, but I thought my daughter's idea for a name was better.
    • Basil (or Pesto) Chicken with Vegetables Created: Thursday, August 24, 2006 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      This is a quick, easy, and tasty meal. You can substitute pesto sauce for the basil and garlic if you wish.
    • Low-Carb Chicken Pot Pie (or Turkey) Created: Sunday, November 13, 2005 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      I make low carb turkey or chicken pot pie with my low carb biscuits on top. You can make this yummy comfort food with leftover chicken or turkey meat, or buy a roasted chicken at the deli counter.
    • Low-Carb Chicken A La King Created: Sunday, December 24, 2006 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      A low-carb version of the great comfort food Chicken a la King (or turkey ala king).
    • Fajitas - Chicken or Beef Created: Friday, April 28, 2006 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      This fajitas recipe can be made outside on the grill or inside in a skillet. You can use it for chicken or beef fajitas, simply substituting chicken breast for the beef. The marinade is very easy t...
    • Chicken Marsala Created: Friday, March 03, 2006 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Chicken Marsala is a traditional Italian dish, originally from Sicily and very popular in the area around Rome. Can also be made with veal.
    • Easy Thai Coconut Curry Chicken Created: Thursday, November 03, 2005 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      A recipe for Thai Coconut Curry Chicken, a quick and easy skillet meal.
    • Top Ten Low-Carb Diet Mistakes Created: Monday, April 02, 2007 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      The top ten most common low-carb diet mistakes, and how to correct them.
    • How to Cut Carbs: Web Version of Email Course Created: Monday, September 05, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Introduction to the "How to Cut Carbs" online course. Advantages to cutting carbs and some easy first steps.
    • Spinach Dip - Quick and Easy Created: Thursday, April 20, 2006 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Store-bought spinach dip often has sugar or other additives. You can whip up this easy spinach dip recipe quickly yourself, and it tastes better too.
    • Low-Carb Pancakes - Almond Meal Created: Thursday, April 20, 2006 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      I actually think these low-carb pancakes taste better than the white flour kind, and almond meal is much healthier as well.
    • What You Need to Know About Complex Carbohydrates Created: Sunday, August 27, 2006 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Did you know that some starch turns to sugar so quickly that it raises blood glucose faster than table sugar? Get the information you need about which starches to eat and which to avoid.
    • How to Make Low-Carb Nachos Created: Friday, August 09, 2013 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      How to make low-carb nachos, including various alternatives for the chips - vegetable chips, baked cheese crisps, tofu chips, and more.
    • Low-Carb Fruit List: The Best and the Worst Fruits Created: Friday, November 11, 2005 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      Low-sugar fruits are best for those limiting carbs or sugars in the diet. This list of the best and the worst fruit for low-carb diets will help.
    • Comparison of Atkins and South Beach Diets Created: Saturday, January 07, 2006 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      Find out the similarities and differences between the South Beach and Atkins diets. You may be surprised!
    • List of High-Protein Foods and Amount of Protein in Each Created: Monday, September 04, 2006 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      List of various high-protein foods - meats, eggs, dairy, seeds, nuts, legumes, and the amount of protein in each food.
    • Shirataki Noodles: What They Are and Where to Get Them Created: Thursday, May 25, 2006 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      What are shirataki noodles, benefits of shirataki noodles, how to use them, recipes, and where to get shirataki noodles.
    • Cauliflower "Rice" Created: Thursday, November 03, 2005 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      A method for making "rice" from cauliflower - surprisingly simple, and includes a video to show you just how easy it is!
    • How to Avoid Boredom on a Low-Carb Diet Created: Sunday, August 26, 2012 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      Don't become one the low-carb dieters to quit because they are bored with the food! Tips to keep your low-carb way of eating interesting.
    • Denver Casserole Created: Wednesday, January 18, 2006 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      This is like a large Denver (or "Western") omelet, and is great as a main dish for dinner or brunch. Leftovers make a nice quick breakfast.
    • Opinion: ADA: Low Carb Diet Helps Diabetics, but Still Not Recommended Created: Tuesday, June 20, 2006 Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014
      The American Diabetes Association admits that low carb diets help diabetics manage their condition -- but still won't advocate reducing carbs." itemprop="description" Monday, April 12, 2010 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      These 12 days of menus are suggestions to get you started on a healthy low-carb diet. They each fulfill a full day's requirements for vitamins, minerals, and fiber. They range between 20 and 50 gra...
    • Food Lists for Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Diet Created: Monday, April 23, 2007 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Lists of foods which are allowed or forbidden on Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Diet." itemprop="description"> Thursday, September 03, 2009 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Recipe for a quick marinade and instructions for easy and delicious grilled shrimp.
    • Valentine's Day Menu Ideas Created: Friday, February 09, 2007 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Thinking about making your honey a romantic dinner for Valentine's Day? Here are some tips to make the evening romantic, stay within your low-carb diet, and not feel too stuffed for romance!"

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