Roast beef – magnificent meal, zero carb

Zero carb meal - roast beefRare roast beef is by far my favourite food.  It is one of the highlights of my low-carb diet. I love eating it, whether hot or cold. I always roast a huge chunk, so that there are leftovers to keep in the fridge for eating cold.
Over the years, I think I mastered the art of roasting beef (even though I do say so myself). I get compliments on my roast beef from people far less carnivorous than myself. So I thought I’d share my method with you. There are only a few basic rules – they are all very simple but vital for the result.
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Low carb side dishes – Is there a life after pasta?

Low carb vegetablesTraditional Western main meals tend to include a starchy side dish that is full or carbohydrates – potatoes, rice or pasta. Flour is used extensively in cooking, for sauces, batter and pastry cases. All these foods are loaded with carbs and so would have to go on a low-carb diet.
Avoiding these foods might seem impossible at first, but in reality it is just a matter of habit – you crave these foods not because your body needs them, but because you are used to them.
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