Michelle Obama Endorses Low Carbohydrate Eating as Part of "Let’s Move" Plan

BOONVILLE, Indiana  First Lady Michelle Obama today announced an ambitious national goal of solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation so that children born today will reach adulthood at a healthy weight and unveiled a … [Read more...]

Shoes optional, opinions necessary

Time Magazine, People Who Mattered 2002 sourcecredit: Michelle AsselinInterested in poring over the latest Atkins tome, penned by Westman, Phinney and Volek? If so, come on over to our Lighter Side of Low Carb Reading Group and join in.Discussion … [Read more...]

Random Wednesday thoughts over baked salmon

 Snow. In Colorado. How unusual.Only in Colorado is it 70 degrees one day when a deluge of the white stuff buries my car and hopes for a run to Whole Foods in one fell swoop. O Xylitol and coconut oil. I will have you...Still, isn't it … [Read more...]

Cooks, Start Your Aprons and You Could Win $125,000

No, you don't need to rinse your eyes out with Jack Daniels. It's the Ides of March; Caesar's seen better days, and you can, too--especially if you can concoct the most creative recipe using Laura's Lean Ground Beef that The Good Housekeeping … [Read more...]

Broccoli versus Chocolate: Study Shows Shoppers Favor (and Savor) Junk

 Photo from simplemom.netPretend for a moment that you're in a store trudging down the aisles of your favorite super market. You buy according to need, and, more importantly, make sense fiscally for your budget. I mean, your pockets aren't … [Read more...]

Eating Towards a New World Record

 Credit:James AmblerYou already hold a Guinness World Record for giving birth at the world's heaviest weight, and you eat 12,000 calories a day.So what do you do you next? Go to Disneyland?Not if you're Donna Simmons, from New Jersey. She wants … [Read more...]

Chipotle Burrito Bowl

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That's right, you awesome does and beaus*, *Because you're all deer... get it! Bwah! … [Read more...]

New Atkins for a New You Reading Group

Looking to get your mitts on the latest Atkins iteration, but not sure what to do with it once you get it, due to your busy routine? Look no further than to your buddies at The Lighter Side of Low Carb Facebook page for some fun times, witty … [Read more...]

Parmesan Crisp Giveaway Winners

Tons of entries, but only four can win (how near-Highlander).Packages going out to:Amber I.Pam K.Bruce L.Clarity S.Thanks for entering... my readers are so cool, the climate is changing.All contact information has been permanently deleted from my … [Read more...]

Daylight Savings Tips

 source: http://sleepzine.comDaylight Savings can either be a woohoo moment or one of those that just took the support out of your brassiere (or your briefs). Either way, we're stuck with the seemingly constant jostling of time back and forth … [Read more...]

Newest interview up

Hey! I was recently interviewed by Jay Becker again for her fabulous show, "The Situation Live". We chatted about the health benefits of Low Carb, how it helped my father, and, as usual, I talked entirely too much. Go figure. Shocker, right? … [Read more...]

Coney Dog

Andouille with the works

Since this is "Jamie loves Sonic" week, here is my version of their amazing coney dogs. … [Read more...]

Chili Cheese Tots

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Sonic Drive Thru is a restaurant chain known to many, and in no small part thanks to their chili cheese tots. Tots slathered in chili and cheese sauce might seem out of reach for anyone following a low carb, low glycemic load plan, but think … [Read more...]

American Cheese Sauce

TOTS

Shown here with chili cheese tots Need cheese sauce? What's a world without cheese sauce? Perfect for macaroni and cheese, nachos, soups, broccoli, and chili cheese tots (to name a few), this recipe is easier than zapping some block cheese food in … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Tater Tots

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Only two ingredients; three or four with spices. It doesn't get much easier. While you know it's cauliflower (you're not going to fool anyone into thinking they're potatoes), the Parmesan cheese adds a layer of flavor and helps brown the outside of … [Read more...]