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 […]

Slow-Carb Recipes for Chicken: 30 Different, Totally Delicious Recipes

photo credit: ruben alexander Not too long ago, I talked about eggs. Today we talk about the chicken. So I guess we have that answer! One of the easiest and most versatile proteins you’ll find on the slow-carb diet is chicken. I find it’s the quickest way to a solid slow-carb meal when I don’t […]

Alternative “3-minute” Slow Carb Breakfast

I appreciate the simplicity of Tim Ferris’ 3 minute breakfast, but seeing as how I can barely stomach eggs as it is, I am simply not down with the microwave eggs.  For me, eggs needs to be fresh and well prepared.  However, that doesn’t mean they need to take ages to make. If you’re digging […]

Slow-Carb Breakfast – Microwave Spring Veggie Frittata

Finally, for the first time in four years, I have a garden that actually did something. At least from my perspective, I’m really getting a bumper crop. We’ve got so much zucchini that I can’t even give it all away. So I’m using these freshly harvested veggies, and because of a pregnant wife’s weird food (in)tolerances, I’ve had to make my breakfast at work in the microwave. Here’s what I’ve come up with.