Low-Carb Smoothies: More Than 135 Recipes to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth Without Guilt

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Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale, Apr 28, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 240 pages
Watching your carbs? Look inside for more than 135 fabulous recipes for frosty drinks so delicious it’s hard to believe they’re legal.

If you’re a committed carbohydrate counter or a calorie-conscious eater, you can reclaim the pleasure of sipping a yummy, nutritious smoothie. Donna Pliner Rodnitzky, a proven master at whipping up palate-pleasing glassfuls, presents a host of great-tasting, sin-free delights.

In Low-Carb Smoothies, you’ll learn how to transform a carb-and calorie-laden smoothie into a guiltless treat by replacing forbidden ingredients with intensely flavored sugar-free syrups, low-glycemic fruits, and protein powders. Get tips on how to find the best fruit and the basic equipment you’ll need to create low-carb smoothie perfection. With both low-carb and ultra-low-carb options, you’ll find recipes to suit every phase of your diet, whether you’re on the most stringent plan or in a less-restrictive maintenance phase. All the recipes minimize the carb count and maximize taste.

Discover too a host of ideas for low-carb garnishes, from strawberry fans to carb-friendly peanut-butter cookies, to make your smoothies not only taste great but look great. A smoothie is the perfect treat to serve your guests at the end of a meal or as a midday refresher—they’ll never know it’s diet-friendly.

Choose from a host of delectable recipes, including:
•Huckle–berry Thin
•Blueberry Chill
•Coconut CarbBuster
•Raspberry Tornado
•South Peach to Diet For
•Raspberry Chocolate Espresso
•Chocolate Almond Bar Smoothie
•Peanut Butter Cup
•Happily Ever Apple
•And more . . .
 

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I got this Low Carb Smoothie cookbook for my diabetic active brother. Unfortunately every single recipe calls for 1 or more ingredients that are not easily in many grocery stores. I have decided to just donate this book to a library. Read full review

Contents

Whats It All About?
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LowCarb Smoothie Ingredients
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BASIC LOWCARB FAVORITES
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NOW THAT YOUVE TAKEN IT OFF
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How to Embellish a LowCarb Smoothie
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Where to Get LowCarb Ingredients
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Donna Pliner Rodnitzky started her culinary career as a caterer prior to becoming a cookbook author. She is the author of twelve cookbooks, including Ultimate Smoothies, Slim Smoothies, Summer Smoothies, Tipsy Smoothies, Sinful Smoothies, and The Ultimate Low-Carb Diet Cookbook. She lives in Iowa City, Iowa.

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