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Are you maintaining a low-carb diet? Trying to cut your sugar intake? Or just trying to watch your weight...and still have fun? Look no further than this one-of-a-kind guidebook by famed low-carb guru Dr. Douglas Markham. Here you'll find a dazzling array of innovative recipes for easy-to-prepare, mouth-watering, low-carbohydrate cocktails and delicious high-protein snacks. You'll also discover: the safest, most effective way to follow a low-carb lifestyle in social circles how the kind of alcohol you ingest affects your brain and your body how to drink responsibly the preferred liquors, wines, and beers for stocking your bar sugar-free mixers, garnishes, and other ingredients to have on hand the nonalcoholic equivalents of today's most popular cocktails which low-carb protein-rich snacks can slow the absorption of alcohol ...and much more. Let Low-Carb Cocktails help you raise a glass to easy spirits, improved drinking habits, and a healthy, balanced life. Cheers!
The revolutionary cookbook that satisfies all your comfort food cravings-from the New York Times bestselling authors of Protein PowerWhen you think about low-carb diets, do you picture complicated meal plans and bland foods that leave you with cravings? Do the words comfort food make you long for scrumptious delights like pancakes, ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, or fettucine alfredo-foods you thought you could never have on a low-carb diet?If your answers to the above were yes and yes, you're in for a huge surprise! You can have these foods and many more, thanks to The Low-Carb Comfort Food Cookbook. Drs. Michael and Mary Dan Eades and chef Ursula Solom give you unique, easy cooking tips and more than 300 yummy low-carb recipes for foods that help you keep your weight down and fulfill your cravings. In no time at all, you'll be on an easy-to-follow low-carb plan that will allow you to stay thin and healthy-and feel great!Southern fried chicken with pan gravy * Elegant biscuits Melt-in-your-mouth pancakes * Deluxe low-carb macaroni and cheese * Beef and mushroom crepes * Spicy corn chips Soft crust pizza * Low-carb beef stroganoff * Raisin rolls Breaded sole * Fettucine alfredo * Low-carb lasagna * Super banana bread * Low-carb tacos * Bean and cheese burritos * Best garlic bread * Eggplant parmigiana * Rich low-carb pound cake * Scrumptious low-carb cheesecake * Apple brown betty * Cheddar cheese waffles * Chocolate ice cream * Key lime pie * Sublime truffles
Watching your carbs? Look inside for more than 135 fabulous recipes for frosty drinks so delicious it's hard to believe they're legal. If you're a committed carbohydrate counter or a calorie-conscious eater, you can reclaim the pleasure of sipping a yummy, nutritious smoothie. Donna Pliner Rodnitzky, a proven master at whipping up palate-pleasing glassfuls, presents a host of great-tasting, sin-free delights. InLow-Carb Smoothies, you'll learn how to transform a carb-and calorie-laden smoothie into a guiltless treat by replacing forbidden ingredients with intensely flavored sugar-free syrups, low-glycemic fruits, and protein powders. Get tips on how to find the best fruit and the basic equipment you'll need to create low-carb smoothie perfection. With both low-carb and ultra-low-carb options, you'll find recipes to suit every phase of your diet, whether you're on the most stringent plan or in a less-restrictive maintenance phase. All the recipes minimize the carb count and maximize taste. Discover too a host of ideas for low-carb garnishes, from strawberry fans to carb-friendly peanut-butter cookies, to make your smoothies not only taste great but look great. A smoothie is the perfect treat to serve your guests at the end of a meal or as a midday refresher--they'll never know it's diet-friendly. Choose from a host of delectable recipes, including: *Huckle-berry Thin *Blueberry Chill *Coconut CarbBuster *Raspberry Tornado *South Peach to Diet For *Raspberry Chocolate Espresso *Chocolate Almond Bar Smoothie *Peanut Butter Cup *Happily Ever Apple *And more . . .
Caroline Venable has everything her Southern heritage promised: money, prestige, a powerful husband--and a predictable routine of country-club luncheons, cocktail parties, and dinners hosting her husband's wealthy friends, clients, and associates in his successful land-developing conglomerate. To escape her stifling routine, Caro drinks a little too much. But her true solace is the Lowcountry island her beloved Granddaddy left her--an oasis of breathtaking beauty that is home to a band of wild ponies. When Caro learns that her husband must develop the island or lose the business, she is devastated. The Lowcountry is her heritage--and what will happen to the ponies whose spirit and freedom have captivated her since childhood? Saving the island could cost Caroline more than she ever imagined. To succeed, she must confront the part of herself numbed by alcohol and careful avoidance--and shatter long-held ideals about her role in society, her marriage, and ultimately, herself.
Vickie Stringer's Dirty Red is back. This time she's on the run. Having apparently wounded all of her enemies, and even her beloved Q, Red finds herself away from Detroit living the life of luxury in Arizona. She's become a successful home broker with a bestselling book, and it seems as if all of her dirty tricks have finally paid off--from framing Detective Thomas to ruining Kera's freedom. Unfortunately for Red, she's made more enemies than she can count, and she soon finds herself running across the country in fear of them all while still being in love with Q. Everyone seems to have a reason to pay her the ultimate revenge, and even the most unlikely become partners if it means finally bringing an end to all of Red's dirty schemes. In yet another fast-paced and spiraling edition in this bestselling series, Vickie Stringer writes about a woman who will do anything to save her life and the people who go so low attempting to stop her.nix to Los Angeles, Mexico to New York, Red is on the run from her past in this page-turning caper.Praise for Vickie M. Stringer:"The reigning queen of urban fiction." --Publishers Weekly, on Let That Be the Reason"A street lit insta-classic." --The Washington Post, on Let That Be the Reason"A calculatedly nasty yet redemptive tale of a ruthless woman warrior." --Booklist, on Dirty Red
On a day when everything seems to be going wrong, from cloudy skies to the cancellation of a favorite cartoon, a boy discovers what a difference his attitude can make.
When you're feeling down in the dumps, you just want to be left alone. But when you have a persistent little sister who is determined to get you up, hopping, and out of those low-down laundry line blues, there's no telling what can happen.
Keep her coming back for more... It's nothing to be ashamed of. When it comes to performing oral sex, most people fall somewhere between fumbling and clueless. But now, in The Lowdown on Going Down you'll find practical, easy-to-master techniques that will give you the confidence and skills you need to become an expert in the delicate art of cunnilingus. Inside you'll find: * Exercises to whip your tongue, lips, and jaw into shape so you can perform with exquisite control * An anatomy class you need to pass * Sensual kisses to get you both ready for the main event * Sure-fire methods for getting her to climax again and again * Advice on how to keep your mind from spoiling your head * Advanced techniques to wake up the neighbors * Positions that will make her purr Read The Lowdown on Going Down alone or with the companion edition, Blow Him Away for mind-blowing oral sex- every time.
Recent statistics suggest that fertility in Europe shows signs of recovery after decades of year-on-year drops. This report updates a study on low fertility from 2004 and explores the extent, causes and consequences of the recent recovery.
The ultimate GI reference The most significant dietary finding of the last 25 years, the glycemic index (GI) is an easy-to-understand measure of how food affects blood glucose levels and has revolutionised the way we eat. This fifth edition of Australia s original New York Times bestseller is the one-stop classic resource for anyone who wants to discover the benefits of adopting a healthy low GI lifestyle and will help you: Lose weight and keep it off Improve diabetes management Reduce the risk of heart disease Improve blood cholesterol levels Manage the symptoms of PCOS Boost your fertility Reduce hunger and stay full for longer Prolong physical endurance Prevent obesity Increase your body s sensitivity to insulin.
The Low GI Shopper's Guide to GI Values 2012: The Authoritative Source of Glycemic Index Values for Nearly 1,200 Foodsby Kaye Foster-Powell Jennie Brand-Miller
Whether you're grocery shopping, planning dinner, eating out, or meeting with your nutritionist or dietitian, the seventh annual edition of theShopper's Guide to GI Values-previous editions of which have sold more than 180,000 copies-is a must for anyone seeking healthier eating habits. Newly revised and updated, the convenient, at-a-glance tables make this the one necessary guide for people following a glycemic index (GI) diet to improve health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, or PCOS; lose weight; or enhance their overall well-being and fitness. Shopper's Guide is the only annually updated book of GI values, featuring nearly 1,300 foods and their GI values as well as comprehensive nutritional data for calories, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, fiber, and sodium.
The aeroscouts of the 1st Infrantry Division had three words emblazoned on their unit patch: Low Level Hell. This was the perfect definition of what these pilots experienced as the ranged the skies of Vietnam. Mills tells the combat experiences of these aviators.
Bellamy Lyston was only 12 years old when her older sister Susan was killed on a stormy Memorial Day. Bellamy's fear of storms is a legacy of the tornado that destroyed the crime scene along with her memory of what really happened during the day's most devastating moments.Now, 18 years later, Bellamy has written a sensational, bestselling novel based on Susan's murder. Because the book was inspired by the tragic event that still pains her family, she published it under a pseudonym to protect them from unwanted publicity. But when an opportunistic reporter for a tabloid newspaper discovers that the book is based on fact, Bellamy's identity is exposed along with the family scandal. Moreover, Bellamy becomes the target of an unnamed assailant who either wants the truth about Susan's murder to remain unknown or, even more threatening, is determined to get vengeance for a man wrongfully accused and punished.In order to identify her stalker, Bellamy must confront the ghosts of her past, including Dent Carter, Susan's wayward and reckless boyfriend -- and an original suspect in the murder case. Dent, with this and other stains on his past, is intent on clearing his name, and he needs Bellamy's sealed memory to do it. But her safeguarded recollections -once unlocked-pose dangers that neither could foresee and puts both their lives in peril.As Bellamy delves deeper into the mystery surrounding Susan's slaying, she discovers disturbing elements of the crime which call into question the people she holds most dear. Haunted by partial memories, conflicted over her feelings for Dent, but determined to learn the truth, she won't stop until she reveals Susan's killer. That is, unless Susan's killer strikes her first...
Chance Silvey grew up in her grandparents' house on the side of Red Mountain, high above the urban sprawl of Birmingham, Alabama. Now married, with a baby on the way, she wants to move on and leave the house-and the tragic history of her family-in the past. But her future is already tainted. Chance is hallucinating, seeing blood everywhere, and is afraid to uncover what it means. Her husband, Deacon, a gifted psychic, fears being drawn into a police investigation after having a vision of a serial killer's brutality. And it all leads to a woman with a thirst for violence, hiding from something that haunts her day and night. Something even more terrible than she is...
With The Low Road, Daniel Kirk has created a mystical world that will keep readers coming back for more. When Matt and his family move to a new neighborhood, they don't realize they've inadvertently stumbled into the middle of massive upheaval in the fairy world. With the elves' territory disintegrating and dark factions looking to seize control, apprentice mage Tuava-Li must defend her way of life--even when that means cooperating with Matt, a human and a natural enemy, as he may just hold the key to saving the Elf Realm from certain destruction.
A haunting historical eNovella about three slave girls with mystical powers living on an eerie island off the coast of Georgia, whose lives intertwine in their quest for freedom.Meet Emmaline, Celestia, and Liza, three slave girls on a haunted barrier island in Georgia lowcountry. Emmaline is a mouthy, stubborn young woman who has magic in her blood and conjures the strongest spells with hardly any effort. Celestia was ten when her mother was sold and taken from the island. She's never stopped longing for her, even when the talking chain--a verbal underground railroad--sends word that her mother has been taken to a plantation in North Carolina. By the time she turns sixteen, she can no longer bring her mother's face to mind, but she can still hear her urging Celestia to be thankful and keep safe. Liza was a birthday gift to the plantation's mistress. Her mama was killed for throwing a spell on her master. Before she died she gave Liza her book of conjures, so she could protect herself. And when Liza hatches a plan for all three of them to escape, the three girls' lives collide. What they don't realize is that their chances of successfully escaping are slim, and the possibility that all three will die before they leave the island is more likely...
Dorothea Benton Frank is a native of the South whose novels vividly capture the wild beauty, laid-back atmosphere, earthy characters, and charming eccentricities of life in South Carolina's Lowcountry. Written with compelling honesty and emotional depth, her stories have touched readers from coast to coast, and propelled her to the top ranks of bestsellerdom nationwide. Now this remarkable writer revisits some of her most unforgettable characters in this enchanting new story sure to make you laugh and cry. Return with her to Tall Pines Plantation in this long-awaited sequel to her beloved bestseller Plantation. . . . When Caroline Wimbley Levine returned to Tall Pines Plantation, she never expected to make peace with long-buried truths about herself and her family. The Queen of Tall Pines, her late mother, was a force of nature, but now she is gone, leaving Caroline and the rest of the family uncertain of who will take her place. In the lush South Carolina countryside, old hurts, betrayals, and dark secrets will surface, and a new generation will rise along the banks of the mighty Edisto River. Wonderfully evocative, infused with humor and poignancy, and rich with the lyrical cadences of the South, Lowcountry Summer is vintage Dorothea Benton Frank, a deeply moving novel you'll want to savor and share.
Ellis Hock never believed that he would return to Africa. He runs an old-fashioned menswear store in a small town in Massachusetts but still dreams of his Eden, the four years he spent in Malawi with the Peace Corps, cut short when he had to return to take over the family business. When his wife leaves him, and he is on his own, he realizes that there is one place for him to go: back to his village in Malawi, on the remote Lower River, where he can be happy again.Arriving at the dusty village, he finds it transformed: the school he built is a ruin, the church and clinic are gone, and poverty and apathy have set in among the people. They remember him--the White Man with no fear of snakes--and welcome him. But is his new life, his journey back, an escape or a trap?Interweaving memory and desire, hope and despair, salvation and damnation, this is a hypnotic, compelling, and brilliant return to a terrain about which no one has ever written better than Theroux.nlightening The Tao of Travel.
Not your typical tax-reduction book -- with this one, anyone can save on taxes!
The numbers speak for themselves. More than 50 million Americans suffer from high blood pressure--and yet despite the billions we spend on medication, the death rate from high blood pressure has risen 36 percent in the past decade. Clearly, the time has come for a radical new treatment plan. And that's exactly what Dr. Stephen T. Sinatra delivers in this invaluable new book. All too often people with high blood pressure get the same frustrating advice from their doctors: lose some weight, lay off the salt, and fill a bunch of prescriptions. One of the nation's leading authorities on cardiovascular disease, Dr. Sinatra offers a different approach. Through an eight week plan that takes into account your lifestyle, medical history, and special needs, this book will dramatically lower your blood pressure while at the same time reducing or even eliminating your need for medications. Inside you will discover * How to diagnose high blood pressure and get the help you need fast * A meal-by-meal diet plan you can start following today * The relationship between hypertension, cholesterol, heart disease, and stroke * The special risk factors for women, the elderly, and African Americans * Easy, enjoyable exercises you can make part of your daily routine * How dietary supplements work and which ones are best for you * Which medications to use--and which to avoid * Finding the stress-reduction program that works for you Clearly written, user friendly, grounded in science and common sense, and full of inspiring case histories and delicious recipes,Lower Your Blood Pressure in Eight Weeksis the one book that deals withallthe factors involved in hypertension. This program has worked wonders with hundreds of Dr. Sinatra's patients. Now it will do the same for you! From the Trade Paperback edition.
This best-seller for busy fleet operators, now in its 44th edition, provides essential information and advice on transport legislation, technical standards and goods vehicle operations. Lowe's Transport Manager's and Operator's Handbook is a truly comprehensive guide to the legal, operational and environmental factors that are of the utmost importance in today's road transport industry - including professional competence, working times and driving hours rules, speed cameras and penalties, the international road haulage market, and drugs testing for drivers. The Handbook is the essential reference source for any transport manager, fleet operator, owner-driver haulier or student with an involvement in the industry.
Dear Jamshed, America is not so different from what we thought. I told you I wouldn't see a single cowboy riding across the plain, and I haven't. I have not even seen a plain. Still, there are some silver linings. They are: Trapper and King, the cat and dog who live in the apartment building. They are cuddly and waggy. I am not allowed to play with them, though, becayse they are supposed to catch mice and keep burglars away. Ironman. He owns a pig and talks to me a lot. But he is a grown-up. Kids. I can hear them playing outside. Too bad they do not want to play with me. I wish you were here. Do you wish I was in India? Write back soon. Your friend, Lowji
Early Bird looks and looks, but he can't seem to find a worm to play with. A jumping frog and a tiny field mouse try to help out, but there just aren't any worms to be found. Early Bird is about to give up when he meets a friendly fellow in a funny hat--it's Wiggly Worm! Long out of print, this Richard Scarry classic will delight a whole new audience of readers!
In 1783 and 1784, some fifty thousand Americans felt that they could not support the revolution against Britain. They were called Loyalists - and there would be no place for them in the new United States.As they streamed into the Canadian colonies to the north, they changed forever the face of settlement there. Their arrival would eventually lead to the formation of the provinces of New Brunswick and Ontario.First published in hardcover in 1984, the bicentenary of the migration, The Loyalists tells the very human story of these people - of the societies that shaped them, the attitudes that motivated them, and the circumstances that determined their future and influenced the future of Canada. It went on to win the Secretary of State's Prize for Excellence in Canadian Studies.From the Trade Paperback edition.
The events that shaped the author's childhood and led to the persecution of his parents during the McCarthy era.
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