It’s a wrap: Red Robin is friendly to low-carbers

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More on top than even Ted Koppel's hair. source Thanks to Red Robin's customer service and efforts to please the segments of society who really want the burger and not the bun, there are more mouth-watering choices for low-carbers and the … [Read more...]

Take a new look at Monday Weigh-ins

As someone who tries to run one weight loss challenge per year at lowcarbfriends.com, aside from chasing down people who ran away or occasionally fell into a gravy dish, one of the mandates I have always made when running a challenge is … [Read more...]

Beef Jerky, Three Ways

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Pictured: Hamburger jerky in tray ready for drying. Meat candy. Chewy fun. More deliciousness in a bite than is almost legal. Almost. One of my frustrations as I stalk through stores looking for a snack is eying delicious jerky, knowing it … [Read more...]

Doritos Style Chips

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Pictured: Sour cream and onion flavor didn't last long near my taste testers. When you left your high-carb lifestyle, you didn't have to leave crunch behind. Now, with the nacho chip recipe and some popcorn salts, you can savor the flavor of … [Read more...]

Low Carb Fried Rice

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Riced cauliflower is touted as one of the most important finds in the world of low-carb, right after the probable discovery of Dr. Atkins snacking on bacon in the break room and dropping dozens of pounds as though by magic--and rightly so. … [Read more...]

Low Carb Rice

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Riced cauliflower is touted as one of the most important finds in the world of low-carb, right after the probable discovery of Dr. Atkins snacking on bacon in the break room and dropping dozens of pounds as though by magic--and rightly so. … [Read more...]

Diabetic Debate: A Reader Asks…

Jamie, Any advice or articles you can point me to regarding diabetes and low-carb? My dad was diagnosed with diabetes last summer and is still having a tough time regulating his blood sugar. I have tried to talk to him about keeping his carb count … [Read more...]

Vegetarian options for low-carb? A reader asks…

Dear Jamie, I am curious about the rumor that you have to eat meat all the time. I'm interested in losing some weight but really kind of try to stay away from meat. I'm not a vegetarian, but I've just never been a fan of lots of meat. Isn't eating … [Read more...]

Shave Your Ice

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Wal-Mart is already carrying their ice shavers, even here in Colorado where we're expecting still expecting snow half of the time (heeeellloooooooo! Run outside and scoop the snowbanks for real snowcones. Mind the yellow stuff.) I bought an ice … [Read more...]

Healthy Foods for Kids

To speak to the difficulty in raising kids in a high-gluten, high-carbohydrate world is an understatement. An even greater challenge lies especially when they tend to share the same sugar issues/cravings/crashes we parents experience. As we find … [Read more...]

Tips for Trouble Free Oopsie Rolls

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You want to try them, but they seem too difficult or fussy. Working with egg whites brings visual delight and mental torment. You are trapped ...in the oopsie roll zone. … [Read more...]

Oopsie Rolls

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One of my weaknesses is the Wendy's Baconator Sandwich. Still, at more carbs than I care to admit to, the bun is an ultimate evil; and, unfortunately, I just don't like my Wendy's burger without a bun. Thanks to a mistake I made when making the Dr … [Read more...]

Conventional Eating Tips

While constituents pour into Denver in a matter of weeks for the Democratic National Convention's festivities, long lines of Prius hybrids on I-25 and crocs with peace sign divets won't be the only thing about which to be asquee. Where there are … [Read more...]

Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

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Pictured: I :heart: eggs. Hard-boiled eggs are a refrigerated staples in many a kitchen, regardless of weight loss or health plan. From Easter until the end of summer, these protein-laden, ovoid beauties lend themselves to many dishes and … [Read more...]

Cream Puffs

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Oopsietwins to the rescue! Form of--dessert! If a low-carb cream puff was invented in a forest and dropped on the ground, would there be a collective groan even if I was the only one there to drop it? It's still broiling outside, and refreshment … [Read more...]