Diet-To-Go: Food that’s ready when you are

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Imagine getting a knock at the door and the porch reveals a large, styrofoam container shrink-wrapped and waiting. … [Read more...]

Easy Beefy Marinara Sauce

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This marinara sauce is intentionally chunky beefyliciousness. … [Read more...]

Make Zucchini Spaghetti and Zucchini Linguine

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Zucchini spaghetti is a dish many tend to ignore, at least initially when new cooks are not sure how to use the vegetable. The benefits of these green summer squashes is threefold: versatility, a light flavor, and nutrients. Versatility … [Read more...]

Aug. 30 Menu and Events (Day 4)

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It's almost Labor Day weekend! I hope you're planning some terrific things to eat this weekend to keep you on plan. Typically the meats aren't the issue; it's the parade of starchy and sweet dishes that you really have to beware of. Planning ahead … [Read more...]

Aug. 29 Menu and Events (Day 3)

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If you'd like me to post how to make the zucchini spaghetti and meat sauce, please let me know. It is so easy and really delicious. I just don't know what you hotties want to see or not, so I'm open. It's Day 3! Typically Day 2 is the killer, but … [Read more...]

20 Labor Day Menu Ideas (5 net carbs or less)

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Labor Day hails almost the end of the grilling party season, but it's the beginning of the rest of the year in terms of holidays. … [Read more...]

Loaded Baked Potato Salad (With Cauliflower)

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Loaded Baked Potato Salad. Yum. I repeat again. Yum. Only oof. If you're like me and millions of others, you have a nightshade intolerance that extends to potatoes. Eat them with said intolerance and you may to deal with inflammation, stomach … [Read more...]

Aug. 28 Menu and Events (Day 2)

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I have had a few friends ask me to keep track of what I’m eating. I don’t mind doing that. Some weeks might be harder than others for me to post faithfully due to scheduling conflicts, but I will always, always journal here, minimally, to keep … [Read more...]

Veggie Dipping Sauce & Baconnaise Review

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Baconnaise. It's the manna of the grocery gods, the jarred deliciousness of smoky, bacon spreads. It's delicious. … [Read more...]

Aug. 27 Menu and events (Day 1)

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I have had a few friends ask me to keep track of what I'm eating. This is so that I can share like a model sharing citizen of Sharelandia. ( Why a Mid-Year Resolution?) Maybe even the mayor! Or the high grand duchess. I don't mind doing that. I … [Read more...]

Roasted Green Bean Fries & Bacon Salt Review

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Chewy with a little bit of a crisp bite, there's something magical about roasted green beans. I added a sprinkling of J&D's Bacon Salt and brought noshing up an entirely new level. … [Read more...]

Accountability. The Presidential Fitness Challenge

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If you've been following along, either here or at Facebook, you will know that I have just embarked--along with a few hundred of my closest ketogenic friends--on a journey to wellness between now and December 31 of this year. Through holidays and … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cream Cheese Swirl Chia Seed Brownies

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Once the stuff of jingle commercials promising a green-sprouted clay head, chia seeds are an absolute must-try if you haven't already. … [Read more...]

How I plan to lose it by December 31

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Well, a lot of it, and not my marbles. Well, not all of them. I have been thinking a lot lately. Some of it has been about anxiety and avoidance behaviors. Some has been about where to go from here.  More is about what I have accomplished this … [Read more...]

Innovation & Healthy Eating: 10 Ways to Hide Veggies

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I haven't always been a fan of the bounty of fresh vegetables and fruits. A long-time arbiter of a spoon and a can of pasta rings in tomato sauce, it wasn't until about 4 years ago that I even gave a second glance to spinach, let alone cauliflower, … [Read more...]