Books by Dana

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Dana Carpender's Carb Gram Counter

This is the ultimate carbohydrate gram counter. Not only are total carbs and calories listed for each item on a comprehensive list of foods, but fiber, protein, and usable carbs are also listed for each, making this the most useful carb gram counter on the market. No other book is as comprehensive or as easy to use. Other value-added features include Dana's advice on the best snacks, restaurant choices, fast-food meals, and more, plus the low-carb choices in each category are highlighted so they are easy to spot.

How I Gave Up My Low-Fat Diet -- and Lost 40 Pounds

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This book is a breezy, chatty, non-technical, fun-to-read explanation of low carbohydrate dieting: why it works, the surprising health benefits, and most importantly, how to approach low carb dieting.

The book details three very different main approaches to controlling carbohydrates (including the Basic Low Carb Diet, similar to Atkins or Protien Power, and the Mini-Binge Diet, popularized as the Carbohydrate Addict?s Diet), plus several variations, finally summing up the basic principles which tie them all together.

The Low-Carb Barbecue Book

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Everyone is eating low-carb these days, and grilling is an easy way to make your protein-focused meals delicious. The problem is that most marinades and sauces are full of sugar.

Dana Carpender comes to the rescue with over 200 low-carb recipes perfect for backyard picnics and barbecues, from meats and side dishes to cocktails and desserts.

15 Minute Low-Carb Recipes

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Studies show that low-carbohydrate dieting works to take weight off and improve cholesterol. As more and more people switch to the Atkins diet or variations of it, they will need recipes! 15-Minute Low-Carb Recipes offers over 200 recipes that can be made in 15 minutes or less.

Capitalizing on the runaway success of 500 Low-Carb Recipes, this book offers all-new quick and easy recipes that will be a godsend to low-carbers everywhere.

Instead of another round of plain steak or bun-less hamburgers, you could be eating:

The Every Calorie Counts Cookbook

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Good Carbs. Good Fats. Good Food!

Are you counting carbs? Are you counting calories? Or are you just plain trying to eat healthy? This is the cookbook for you!

Millions of people have discovered that being careful about carbohydrates is their key to weight loss and vitality. Yet often low carb dieters assume they can eat unlimited calories. Other folks count calories with success, but find that they're hungry, or have nasty blood sugar crashes that bring irritability, cravings, and fatigue.

The Glycemic-Load Diet Cookbook

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Now you can eat up, slim down, and control insulin--with 150 easy recipes that are scientifically designed and sinfully good

1001 Low-Carb Recipes

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(NOTE: This book is a compilation of recipes from previously published books, including 500 Low Carb Recipes and 500 More Low Carb Recipes.)

500 Low Carb Recipes

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Dana Carpender comes to the rescue with 500 Low-Carb recipes. Covering everything from soup to nuts, this comprehensive compendium of recipes offers choices like: Heroin Wings (they're so good they're addictive), Mockahlua Cheesecake, Meatza (pizza without the crust), plus dozens of ways to spice up staple dishes such as burgers, omelets, steaks and chicken.

1001 Low-Carb Recipes

Hundreds of Delicious Recipes from Dinner to Dessert That Let You Live Your Low-Carb Lifestyle and Never Look Back

by Dana W. Carpender

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(NOTE: This book is a compilation of recipes from previously published books, including 500 Low Carb Recipes and 500 More Low Carb Recipes.)

The Glycemic-Load Diet Cookbook

150 Recipes to Help You Lose Weight and Reverse Insulin Resistance

by Rob Thompson and Dana W. Carpender

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The Every Calorie Counts Cookbook

500 Great Tasting, Sugar-Free, Low-Calorie Recipes the Whole Family Will Love

by Dana W. Carpender

Good Carbs. Good Fats. Good Food!

Are you counting carbs? Are you counting calories? Or are you just plain trying to eat healthy? This is the cookbook for you!

Millions of people have discovered that being careful about carbohydrates is their key to weight loss and vitality. Yet often low carb dieters assume they can eat unlimited calories. Other folks count calories with success, but find that they're hungry, or have nasty blood sugar crashes that bring irritability, cravings, and fatigue.

It's time for low carbers and calorie counters to take a page out of each other's books! Calorie counters need to discover the joys of never feeling hungry, and of losing those crashes. Low carbers need to keep a gentle eye on calories.

That's not all! Your body needs vitamins and minerals, too. (Oh, yeah. Them!)

Quite simply, we all need to eat food that's both healthy and delicious, that keeps us full, and makes us feel and look fabulous. And since we're all seriously busy, it sure would help if it wasn't a pain to cook!

Here you go! Five hundred recipes, from family suppers to party fare. Plenty of protein, a harvest of fruits and vegetables, the good fats you need for vibrant health. Great whole grain flavor without the high blood sugar impact. And every recipe has the carbs, calories, fiber, fat and protein counts worked out - plus a vitamin and mineral breakdown! You'll know you're getting what you need.

Try:
Chile Verde Cheese Burgers * Crab Fritters with Lemon Aioli * Skillet Buttermilk Cornbread * Grilled Asparagus with Wasabi Mayonnaise * Apple and Wild Rice Salad * Blinky's Texas Red * Tequila-Lime Chicken Skillet * Sizzling Moroccan Shrimp * Ginger-Melon Frappe * Plum Sorbet * Chocolate Velvet * Better-Than-Whole-Grain Pancakes

And much more!

So grab this book, and make Every Calorie Count!

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200 Low Carb Slow Cooker Recipes

Easy & Delicious Recipes For Your Crockpot
by Dana W. Carpender

God bless the slow cooker! There's no denying that this kitchen staple of the 60s, 70s and 80s is back with an updated look and a fierce following, but isn't it time somebody saved us from the same old carb-heavy recipes it's known for? Dana Carpender to the rescue! No stranger to the busy lifestyle (after all, she penned the bestselling 15-Minute Low Carb Recipes, didn't she?) low-carb maven Carpender offers up a host of delectable nearly carb free "fix it and forget it" recipes for anyone with just enough time to throw dinner in the slow cooker before rushing out for a full day of hustle and bustle. You'll find:

  • Maple-Glazed Corned Beef with Vegetables
  • Chicken Minestrone
  • Curried Chicken with Coconut Milk
  • Pork Roast with Apricot Sauce
  • Lemon-Mustard Salmon Steaks

...and much, much more

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500 More Low-Carb Recipes

500 All-New Recipes from Around the World
by Dana W. Carpender

You and low-carbers like you made 500 Low-Carb Recipes a best-seller, so here are 500 more, and they're better than ever. You'll find flavors from all around the world: Mexican, Thai, Vietnamese, Irish, Caribbean, Japanese, Moroccan, Italian, and Cajun, just to name a few. Here you will find the collected culinary wisdom of hundreds of people who have embraced low-carb cooking and learned just how wonderful it can be.

From quick and easy recipes for family dinners to new side dishes to go with those steaks and chops to festive foods to make the holidays enjoyable without blowing your program, we have it all:

Thai Beef Lettuce Wraps * Crema di Mascherpone * Mexican Cabbage Soup * Shrimp and Artichoke "Risotto" * French Toasty Eggs * Crab-stuffed Poblano Peppers * Sesame-Almond Napa Slaw * Chili Relleno Casserole * Baked Sole in Creamy Curry Sauce * Caribbean Grilled Chicken Salad * Tuscan Soup * Zucchini Lasagna * Easy Low-Carb Fudge * and much, much more

So quit with the boring food already! You'll never know just how great healthy low-carb foods can taste - and how much variety you can have - until you try 500 More Low-Carb Recipes!

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15 Minute Low-Carb Recipes

Instant Recipes for Dinners, Desserts, and More
by Dana W. Carpender

Studies show that low-carbohydrate dieting works to take weight off and improve cholesterol. As more and more people switch to the Atkins diet or variations of it, they will need recipes! 15-Minute Low-Carb Recipes offers over 200 recipes that can be made in 15 minutes or less.

Capitalizing on the runaway success of 500 Low-Carb Recipes, this book offers all-new quick and easy recipes that will be a godsend to low-carbers everywhere.

Instead of another round of plain steak or bun-less hamburgers, you could be eating:

  • Rosemary-Ginger Ribs with Apricot Glaze
  • Cranberry Burgers
  • Eggs Foo Yung
  • Cumin Mushrooms
  • Swordfish Vera Cruz
  • chicken Chili Verde
  • Aladdin Salad
  • Beef and Bacon "Rice" with Pine Nuts
  • Mexican Cabbage Soup
  • Aegean Chicken
  • Mushroom "Risotto"

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