5 Healthy Keto Breakfast Ideas (All Egg Free!)

The keto diet is a low-carb diet that is similar to the slow-carb diet in many ways. Both diets exclude refined carbohydrates and sugary foods while encouraging protein and fat-rich real foods. Both diets also have a similar effect on metabolism – they lower insulin levels, which helps suppress hunger. Another shared feature of these […]

Slow-Carb Instant Pot Indian Recipe: Authentic Hyderabadi Haleem

Today’s post comes to us from a reader from India! I personally love Indian food, and this looks super delicious. I haven’t made it yet, but when I do I’ll report on it. Note: I’ve made some modifications with the author’s permission from the original to make some ingredients more accessible in North America. Most […]

Spicy Black Bean Soup

One of my readers sent me this recipe a while back, and I pulled it out over the weekend. It turned out really well, my only tip is to make sure the beans are cooked fully! It’s a hearty, filling, spicy soup (the spice can be modified to your taste) that I could see myself […]

Easy Slow Carb Vegetable Stock Recipe

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. I normally prefer meat stock to veggie stock Until I started Slow Carb, I’d never made my own stock before. Prior to […]

What Kind of Beans Should I Eat? The Great Slow Carb Bean Index

If you’re following the Slow Carb Diet to a “T”, you are likely consuming a lot of beans and lentils. Perhaps too many .  Perhaps not enough.  It’s friggin’ confusing, isn’t it?  One of the most common questions I see posted on forums is people asking what type of bean they should be eating and […]