White Bean, Collards, Sausage, and Chicken Soup

When it’s super cold outside, there’s nothing that is more comforting to me than a big bowl of soup. What really takes soup over the top, though, is that you can get a complete slow-carb meal together in one bowl. When I have a soup with herbs, vegetables, and some chicken, I feel like I’m eating healthier. It was a perfect way to start the new year.

Enter My Christmas #4HB Giveaway – The 4 Hour Chef, PAGG, and Protein Powder!

You guys have been an amazing community, between the 4HB recipe Facebook group and the slow-carb meal planner and the newsletter, and I wanted to give something back.

You might have gotten an email from me last week or so asking what you’d like to win if you could win something, and the feedback was super.

The Ultimate Guide To The Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

The turkey: the keystone of all traditional American Thanksgivings, so much so that they even make them out of soy (what don’t they make out of soy these days?).

A lot of people are afraid of messing up the turkey. You don’t have to be an expert chef to be an expert turkey handler. In this post, I’ll cover the preparation, presentation and provide some tips along the way.

Chili Recipes: Fortified Bean Chili

Who else loves chili?

Over on the Facebook group, I asked for some chili recipes. Then somehow folks on Twitter started posting them. I spied a photo by @willadam and asked if he’d be willing to share the recipe. As you can see, he obliged!

Here’s the recipe Will sent me. I’m certain you’ll like it a lot!

20 Slow-Carb Meal Ideas (Photos)

One of the most difficult challenges folks seem to run into while working out their slow-carb diet is coming up with things to eat. It seems that the things people go to always is eggs, spinach, and lentils for breakfast and some ground beef, beans, and broccoli for lunch and dinner.

But if more is what you’re after, but you’re still having trouble coming up with ideas, here are some photos of actual slow-carb meals I’ve prepared (or my wife has prepared) to give you inspiration.