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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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18 May, 2017

Giraffe’s Creamy Low-Carb Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Giraffe’s Creamy Low-Carb Spinach and Artichoke Dip
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A few days ago, we were shopping at our local grocery store and came across our favorite Spinach Artichoke Dip. We wondered how difficult it would be to create our own low-carb version. Well, the low-carb version was not difficult at all to make and only required a few ingredients. After making our Creamy Low-Carb
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11 May, 2017

Giraffe’s Old Fashioned Low-Carb Blueberry Cobbler

Giraffe’s Old Fashioned Low-Carb Blueberry Cobbler
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We’re on a dessert kick again this week and have been craving pie-like dishes.  When we were kids, our mothers cooked many dishes and fabulous desserts with Bisquick, which of course had tons of carbs, but was delicious.  We miss using Bisquick for our pancakes, muffins, etc. However, we found a product that tastes unbelievably
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4 May, 2017

Smokey’s Low-Carb Chocolate Cinnamon Cake Cookies

Smokey’s Low-Carb Chocolate Cinnamon Cake Cookies
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It’s cookie time again!! Our cravings we’re working in overtime last night. So, we decided to attempt another low-carb cookie recipe, with something chocolate.  Our end result was a piece of absolutely fabulous yummy chocolate divinity. These cookies are light, tasty, and fluffy and resemble chocolate cake, but in the form of a cookie. Each
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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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21 April, 2017

Smokey’s Low-Carb Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

Smokey’s Low-Carb Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies
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If you love peanut butter cookies, we have a scrumptious and crumbly recipe for you! As you can tell through our recipes, peanut butter is definitely one of our favorite foods.  Whether it’s peanut butter pie, chocolate peanut butter cookies, or just plain peanut butter, we LOVE our peanut butter! You’ll love our recipe, as
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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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31 March, 2017

Giraffe’s Homemade Low-Carb Blueberry Muffins

Giraffe’s Homemade Low-Carb Blueberry Muffins
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Taking a bite from a moist and scrumptious blueberry muffin is a euphoric experience.  Especially, if it’s from a low-carb blueberry muffin. We’ve calculated each muffin to have about 2.5 grams of carbs each. We’re enjoying our Blueberry Muffins to the extent that we’re making a double batch every other day. The ingredients that we’re grabbing
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24 March, 2017

Smokey’s Creamy Low-Carb Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream

Smokey’s Creamy Low-Carb Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream
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As the outside temperature become warmer, our ice cream cravings tend to increase.  We’ll usually head to Dairy Queen or simply buy a tub of ice cream from our local grocery store. However, we have a recipe for low-carb ice cream that is ready to eat in as little as 3-4 hours.  And the best part
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10 March, 2017

Smokey’s Low-Carb Chocolate Coconut Mascarpone Nuggets

Smokey’s Low-Carb Chocolate Coconut Mascarpone Nuggets
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Sometimes, all we need to satisfy a sugar craving, is a decadent nugget of richness. We really enjoy creating low-carb desserts, using cream cheese. However, we discovered that Mascarpone Cheese has zero grams of carbs and still offers creaminess and flavor. Our chocolate coated coconut Mascarpone nuggets are simply decadent and yummy, and remind us
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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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18 February, 2017

Smokey’s Low-Carb Almond Butter Pie

Smokey’s Low-Carb Almond Butter Pie
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We love our desserts and are always craving something sweet.  This week, we went searching for a dessert to satisfy our cravings.  A sweet, rich, and creamy pie came to mind – Smokey’s Low-Carb Almond Butter Pie. We felt that using Almond Butter versus Peanut Butter, might be a little healthier, while maintaining our low
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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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28 January, 2017

Giraffe’s Low-Carb Chocolate Coconut Pound Cake

Giraffe’s Low-Carb Chocolate Coconut Pound Cake
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We do love our sweets!  Unfortunately, they do not love us in the same way. As those midnight munchies begin to creep up on us, we’re always tempted to make a carb-full batch of  cookies or some other dessert. However, after scarfing down all of those carbs, we realize are now feeling guilty and bloated.
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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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7 January, 2017

Smokey’s Low-Carb Coconut Peanut Butter Cake Cookies

Smokey’s Low-Carb Coconut Peanut Butter Cake Cookies
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Many of us are very familiar with those nighttime sugar cravings. You’re watching television, reading a book and those cravings seem to creep around the corner. Instead of heading to the refrigerator and grabbing chocolate or something full of sugar, you decide to look towards Smokey and Giraffe’s Low-Carb Kitchen for their next Low-Carb dessert
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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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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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3 August, 2016

About Us

About Us
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Welcome aboard! We are flight attendants who love creating and sampling appetizing, scrumptious, and delicious low-carb dishes, without putting on the extra pounds and having to buy larger sized uniforms. We thoroughly enjoy doctoring recipes to lower the carbohydrate counts, but to enhance their deliciousness. We’re looking forward to posting every week, as we revisit recipes used in the
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