Low-Carb

Iced Mint Green Tea

by Sara on October 3, 2011

iced mint green tea

We’re starting a heat wave! Well, compared to last week and this past weekend, anyway. Over the weekend, I had to turn my heat on a few times, to take the chill out of the air. Yesterday when I got up, it was a whopping 29F/-2C. Brr! Sure, in a couple of months, that will [...]

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Smoked Chicken

by Sara on September 20, 2011

Smoked Chicken

Where I live, there aren’t many more opportunities to grill outdoors yet this year. Days are shorter and cooler, and though we like to pretend that snow isn’t just around the corner, it tends to sneak up on us all too quickly. So we grill while we can. Grilling a whole chicken is a nice [...]

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Zucchini Pasta

by Sara on July 7, 2011

twirling the zucchini

For me, pasta is more of a delivery vehicle for a favorite sauce, rather than an excitement unto itself. Sure, there are gourmet flavored pastas, which I do enjoy from time to time, but for the most part, I don’t find pasta all that interesting. A few years back, I discovered spaghetti squash and realized [...]

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Chicken with Poblano Cream

by Sara on March 14, 2011

chicken with poblano cream

This meal is not difficult to cook. On the contrary, if you know how to saute a few boneless, skinless chicken breasts, this meal is downright easy. However… The first time I try to time the cooking for dishes I’m making for the first (and sometimes the second) time, I get a little frazzled. Invariably, [...]

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