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Slow Carb Diet Lentil Recipe

Slow Carb Lentils Spiked With Mustard

I’m going to start off by saying that these lentils aren’t for everyone, but if you need to change things up a bit with your menu – they certainly do that.  I’d been making my favorite Spiced Bacon Lentils for weeks, and my boyfriend finally flipped out and told me I had to try cooking […]

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A Handful of Slow Carb Lentil Recipe Variations

While Spiced Bacon Lentils are still my favorite Slow Carb legumes, I’m still experimenting with other ways of cooking lentils because, well, variety is spice of life, right?  Sorry – that was bad, I know. Here’s the basic w way I go about preparing lentils.  The recipe is fairly lose because I usually cook using […]

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Slow Carb Soup Recipe

Slow Carb Beef and Lentil Soup

Yesterday I found myself with a lot of beef that needed to be cooked ASAP and wanted to make some sort of “one pot” meal that works for the Slow Carb diet.  This recipe, from Giada De Laurentiis and the Food Network, covered all the bases. I hesitated to post this recipe because it’s not […]

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Slow Carb Lentil Recipe

Homestyle Slow Carb Lentils

This is a simple lentil recipe I came up with to utilize the leftover carrots, celery and onions I have from making veggie stock, chicken stock or roast chicken.  I call these “homestyle lentils” because they have a savory, wholesome roast chicken flavor. Feel free to experiment with different quantities and seasonings.  I don’t normally […]

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How to Cook Lentils for the Slow Carb Diet

In the Four Hour Body, Tim recommends buying canned beans and lentils because they’re quick and easy.  True, and if that’s the only way you’re going to incorporate them into your eating, plan, go for the cans. The downside to can beans is that there can be a lot of sodium.  Yes, of course you […]

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Easy Veggie Stock – Give some extra flavor to your Slow Carb Lentils

The best way to add some variety to those lentils you’re likely or supposed to be consuming every day:  stock and spices.   With those two additions, they’re actually  quite addicting. Now, two quick confessions.   1)  I normally prefer meat stock to veggie stock  2)  Until I started Slow Carb, I’d never made my own stock […]

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Legumes I Actually Want to Eat Everyday on the Slow Carb Diet – Spiced Bacon Lentils

Legumes I Actually Want to Eat Everyday on the Slow Carb Diet – Spiced Bacon Lentils

Getting on board with eating legumes 2-3 times a day has been the hardest part of the Slow Carb Diet for me so far.  It’s not that I don’t like legumes, I actually love black beans.  I  just don’t have the time to cook them from scratch normally, and they aren’t available in the can […]

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