Low-carbohydrate

Pork Fried Rice

One of the best things I ever did was learn how to cook ethnic food.  Thai, Indian, and Chinese are VERY popular in our house and are so much fun to make.  My husband and I have been making variations on this fried rice for years – every batch is…

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First thing’s first – What the heck is jicama?! Jicama is a tuberous root vegetable, indigenous to the Americas (mostly central and southern).  The texture is akin to a raw potato or an unripe pear – very crisp and slightly sweet, with the tendency to take on the flavor of…

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It’s the most amazing time of the year when fruits and vegetables can be found in abundance and farmers markets everywhere are overflowing with fresh produce and homemade goods from local farms and vendors.  For foodies, it’s like Christmas every weekend!  Even at the smallest farmers markets (like the one…

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There are two things I look for when searching for new recipes: 1. Fat loss foodie friendly 2. Simplicity With a very busy life working a full time job, teaching classes morning and night, and taking care of my husband and 3 dogs, I don’t have time to be a slave to…

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Weekend To-Do List Stock up on protein and veggies – check! Find a wine rack – check! And a wall clock – check! Find a new dog park for Silva – check! Rip the hideous crawling vine out of the front flower beds – cheeeeeck!!! After one of the most productive…

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