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25 May, 2017

Giraffe’s Low-Carb Smothered Onion Gravy Burgers

Giraffe’s Low-Carb Smothered Onion Gravy Burgers
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Hearty, rich, and thick brown gravy has always been a favorite. However, with flour as one of it’s main ingredients, we’ve placed gravy on the back burner for quite awhile. Since discovering Carbquik, we thought we would attempt to make a low-carb gravy recipe of some sort.  Giraffe’s Smothered Low-Carb Onion Gravy Burgers came to
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28 April, 2017

Smokey’s Saucy and Spicy Low-Carb Enchiladas

Smokey’s Saucy and Spicy Low-Carb Enchiladas
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Mexican Food Night is one of our favorites, especially with the upcoming Cinco De Mayo Holiday.  Our Enchilada Recipe is a low-carb alternative to the typical Mexican Restaurant carb-full Enchiladas.  Our enchiladas are made with tons of sour cream, shredded cheese, and various spices. We were delighted to discover this recipe through our fellow flight
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7 April, 2017

Smokey’s Meaty Low-Carb Noodle-less Lasagna

Smokey’s Meaty Low-Carb Noodle-less Lasagna
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Italian Night is one of our favorite dinner menus of all time.  We’re usually creating different sorts of low-carb pizzas.  However, we dearly miss our pasta dishes. We decided to bake a low-carb lasagna, created without noodles! Just how we’ve used cream cheese, as a substitute, for our pizza crust, we’re using cream cheese as
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3 March, 2017

Giraffe’s Low-Carb Tangy Mustard Barbecue Pork

Giraffe’s Low-Carb Tangy Mustard Barbecue Pork
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There’s nothing more hearty and tasty than a tangy, barbecue sauce smothered pork sirloin. A few years ago, a tenant, from our building, offered us this recipe, which merely used mustard and barbecue sauce as a marinade for our pork.  And sure enough, after baking our pork in this sauce, the loin is not only
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3 February, 2017

Smokey’s Low-Carb Tantalizing Teriyaki Chicken

Smokey’s Low-Carb Tantalizing Teriyaki Chicken
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This week we thought we would dabble in delicious low-carb entrees.   Since moving from Hawaii a couple of years ago, we tend to crave Asian dishes every once in a while.  Succulent and juicy Teriyaki Chicken is one of the meals that we miss the most. We decided to use one of our older
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14 January, 2017

Giraffe’s Low-Carb Meaty Portobello Parmesan

Giraffe’s Low-Carb Meaty Portobello Parmesan
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We LOVE Italian food and especially any recipe with Parmesan in its name, whether it’s Eggplant, Chicken, or even Veal Parmesan.  Well, we found this recipe for a Portobello Parmesan and thought we would give it a try.  What an incredibly delicious and someone healthy dish. We create our tomato sauce from scratch, which allows
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30 December, 2016

Giraffe’s Low-Carb Cream Cheesy Hamburger Casserole

Giraffe’s Low-Carb Cream Cheesy Hamburger Casserole
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The holiday seasons can be very busy and time consuming. Today, being the day before New Year’s Eve is no exception.  We, as flight attendants are in the middle of our marathon flying.  Finding time and energy for food shopping and cooking can be very trying. Well, here’s a dish that we created from what
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23 December, 2016

Giraffe’s Low-Carb Zucchini Crusted Pizza Bake

Giraffe’s Low-Carb Zucchini Crusted Pizza Bake
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According to many, pizza has become one of America’s favorite comfort food.  Our family is no exception. However, after scarfing down the entire pizza, we always feel a tinge of guilt and/or a stuffed feeling from inhaling all of those carbs. We have a recipe for a zucchini crusted “pizza” that leaves the carbs behind,
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17 December, 2016

Smokey’s Low-Carb On-the-Go Egg Sandwich

Smokey’s Low-Carb On-the-Go Egg Sandwich
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A low-carb egg muffin sandwich?? Who knew that a mock Egg McMuffin sandwich could be prepared at home, but without the carbs?  After baking our Low-Carb Eggceptional Bread last week, we wondered if we could create a low-carb mock Egg McMuffin. Believe it or not, it was actually simple, didn’t take much time to prepare
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26 November, 2016

Giraffe’s Terrific Low-Carb Turkey Tetrazzini

Giraffe’s Terrific Low-Carb Turkey Tetrazzini
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Here we are, a few days after Thanksgiving and most of us probably have an overabundant supply of turkey leftovers.  Many of us are probably bored with eating our leftover turkey with gravy. Well, we’ve discovered a way to avoid the monotony. Say goodbye to boring turkey leftovers and hello to Giraffe’s Terrific Low-Carb Turkey
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19 November, 2016

Smokey’s Faux Rice Stuffed Bell Peppers

Smokey’s Faux Rice Stuffed Bell Peppers
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We been craving stuffed bell peppers for some time. However, we haven’t prepared them because of their high carb count, which is mainly in the rice.  I, then, had an AHA moment!  Why not substitute our Cheesy Smashed Cauliflower for the rice. I wondered how they would taste. Well…..they tasted incredible!! We couldn’t even tell
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5 November, 2016

Giraffe’s Low-Carb Schezwan Stir Fry

Giraffe’s Low-Carb Schezwan Stir Fry
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This week’s recipe offers us an Asian Flare, without the sugar.  Stir Fry can be just as tasty as a low-carb alternative.  We enjoy our stir fry with fresh vegetables, that give our dish a colorful pop and a satisfying flavor. Our succulent stir fry is best served with our smashed cauliflower recipe, minus the
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29 October, 2016

Smokey’s Scrumptious Low-Carb Egglets

Smokey’s Scrumptious Low-Carb Egglets
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Eggs are not just for breakfast anymore.  We enjoying making them for dinner or even appetizers, every once in awhile.  They’re creative and can be fun for for all.  You can add any vegetable or meat to these egglets and the outcome will be deeeeelish.  We like ours a very basic egglets, with mushrooms, bacon,
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22 October, 2016

Smokey’s Low-Carb Sweet Candied Chicken

Smokey’s Low-Carb Sweet Candied Chicken
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Smokey’s Sweet Candied Chicken has been a household favorite for over a decade.  For having only 7 ingredients in this recipe, the flavors are incredible and do not taste sugar-free.  We’ve shared this simple recipe with many friends through the years and would now like to share this with you. This is an excellent recipe
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15 October, 2016

Giraffe’s Boneless Pot Roast

Giraffe’s Boneless Pot Roast
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One of our favorite meals has always been Pot Roast.  The preparation time is only about 5 minutes and the meal is a very hearty one. We have a recipe that will have you salivating, especially while the roast is cooking.  The actual baking time is anywhere from 2-3 hours, depending on temperature settings, your
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24 September, 2016

Giraffe’s Zesty Taco Soup

Giraffe’s Zesty Taco Soup
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We thought we’d spice up our dinner last night with something easy but hearty. So, we decided to cook one of our favorite soups – Giraffe’s Tangy Taco Soup.  This soup has an unbelievable taco flavor and like many of our other recipes only requires a handful of ingredients. 2 Pounds of Hamburger 1/2 Cup
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10 September, 2016

Smokey’s Crustless Quiche

Smokey’s Crustless Quiche
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Whether you’re craving eggs for breakfast or breakfast for dinner, our Crust-less Quiche will hopefully, entice your palate.   We don’t eat eggs on a daily basis and every once in a while, we’ll crave a decadent dish like quiche.  We like to spice up our recipe by adding a smoky tomato flavor.  This dish has
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27 August, 2016

Giraffe’s Texan Beanless Chili

Giraffe’s Texan Beanless Chili
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Chili is another one of our favorite dishes.  Through the years, we’ve created this thick and meaty low-carb chili, using a mix of both fresh and canned vegetables.  Every once in a while, I’ll rummage through the fridge looking for ingredients to add that will enhance its flavor.  After I took photos of the ingredients
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13 August, 2016

Giraffe’s Mighty Meatloaf

Giraffe’s Mighty Meatloaf
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Here’s a recipe for a scrumptious and satisfying Meatloaf!  We’ve been substituting bread crumbs with Parmesan Cheese to give our dish a cheesy and zesty flavor, while allowing us to cut down on the carbs. Our ingredients include: 3-4 lb. Ground Beef 3 eggs ½ Large Onion 2 4oz. Cans of sliced mushrooms 4 Roma
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