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Low Carb Kitchen

  • Almost Tamale Pie [no cornbread]
    Melissa's Produce

    Carb Solutions: Almost Tamale Pie

    December 2019
    As a diagnosed carb counter, one of the foods that I miss the most at this time of year is the holiday tamale. I even had built up a reputation amongst friends...
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  • Image of Ice cream with strawberries
    Melissa's Produce

    Carb Solutions: Ice Cream!

    August 2017
    It is true that fruit does contain a natural sugar, called fructose, but it is a much different kind of carbohydrate than the sucrose that is refined table sugar.
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    Carb Solutions: The Pancake

    September 2016
    A single 5-inch pancake, never mind the traditional “stack” served swimming in a sugar-syrup topping, has a carb count twice that of white bread with an equally high GI score of 96 as well as a whopping 346 GL (over 20 is high!).
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  • Guiltless Plum Tart!_Image
    Melissa's Produce

    Grain-free Baking

    July 2016
    The key, glycemicly speaking, is knowing the difference between “good” and “bad” flours. A low-carb diet demands that one eliminate the grain mill and all its by-products, meaning milled grain flours.
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  • Image of Pasta Noodles
    Melissa's Produce

    Carb Solutions: Pasta Noodles

    October 2015
    While my days are done spending one Saturday morning each month making and hanging a few different kinds of pasta noodles all over the kitchen and sometimes beyond...
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