Low-Carb

Recipe: Chilled Cucumber Noodles with Sesame Dressing — Recipes from The Kitchn

(Image credit: Christine Han)

Sometimes cucumbers bore me to tears. No offense, cucumber, but your chill flavor can be a little underwhelming at times! It wasn't until I began spiralizing cucumber into long, elegant strands that my affection for this vegetable really began to change.

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Recipe: Chilled Cucumber Noodles with Sesame Dressing — Recipes from The Kitchn

(Image credit: Christine Han)

Sometimes cucumbers bore me to tears. No offense, cucumber, but your chill flavor can be a little underwhelming at times! It wasn't until I began spiralizing cucumber into long, elegant strands that my affection for this vegetable really began to change.

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Recipe: The Easiest Low-Carb Cream Cheese Pancakes — Quick and Easy Breakfast Recipes

(Image credit: Lauren Volo)

Laying low on the carbs these days? Or just a lover of cream cheese? Then may I suggest these tangy, lacy cream cheese pancakes, inspired by the numerous "keto pancakes" floating around the internet? "Keto," short for ketogenic diet, is a very low-carb, high-fat, moderate-protein diet. That low-carb bit leaves many of its followers seeking ways to recreate the foods they love and it turns out pancakes are high up on that list. While you won't find these to be fluffy, their buttery, tangy, lacy quality makes them a keeper.

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Recipe: Egg Wraps with Ham and Greens — Recipes from The Kitchn

(Image credit: Maria Siriano)

I have a thing for pinwheel sandwiches; they're just so pretty and such perfect finger foods. What if you could skip the tortilla or traditional wrap and use protein-loaded eggs instead? These wraps take the trifecta of breakfast foods — ham, eggs, and cheese — and turn them into portable bites that can work as breakfast or lunch.

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Recipe: 5-Ingredient Cream Cheese Pancakes — Quick and Easy Breakfast Recipes

(Image credit: Lauren Volo)

Laying low on the carbs these days? Or just a lover of cream cheese? Then may I suggest these tangy, lacy cream cheese pancakes, inspired by the numerous "keto pancakes" floating around the internet? "Keto," short for ketogenic diet, is a very low-carb, high-fat, moderate-protein diet. That low-carb bit leaves many of its followers seeking ways to recreate the foods they love and it turns out pancakes are high up on that list. While you won't find these to be fluffy, their buttery, tangy, lacy quality makes them a keeper.

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How To Steam Asparagus in the Microwave — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Despite all the ways we love to prepare fresh spring asparagus, microwave steaming might be the very best. You've got to trust me here, because microwave steaming eliminates the need to boil water, takes just a few minutes, and makes perfectly tender asparagus spears without turning on the oven.

Let me alleviate any further doubts on this method by noting that I learned this asparagus steaming trick from Alton Brown — so now you've got to try it, right?

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