Low-Carb Fruit Glaze

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Regardless the reason or the season, this fruit glaze performs dutifully, for fruit kebabs, fruit pizza, or wherever fresh fruit could use a low-carb lift. Lemon juice serves its dual purpose as a light flavor, coupled with its non-browning … [Read more...]

Unsweetened Iced Mint Tea

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Mmmm. Mint-tea. Plantation mint is a favorite for its strong pleasant flavor. source For a more refreshing iced tea, think mint: … [Read more...]

Unsweetened Iced Tea

Be cool! source While it is still warm, cool down with the enjoyable undertones of unsweetened, iced tea. The caffeine is a welcome friend, but the ingredients are natural, enjoyable, and refreshing. … [Read more...]

Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin: food, fitness picks

There may be more to politics than meets the stomach-- at least as far as vice Presidential pick Sarah Palin and her family are concerned. The Alaskan beauty and her family (husband, Todd, and 5 kids) eat a whole foods menu heavily grounded in … [Read more...]

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

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 gluten-free who want to partake without the discomfort of … [Read more...]

On-line resources for low-carb shopping

Looking thoughtful, Ted decides to opt for both types of Thickenthin, thereby getting a free football phone as a gift. Wait. That's a different ad. source In a world not always suited for low-carbers, sometimes turning to the computer is a viable … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Noodle Lasagna

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So real, you won't miss the old, starchy noodles. Step back, Jack! Lasagna is noodly again. With the advent of pre-cooking cauliflower dough into sheets of noodles, this easy addition to your casserole will make life so much more decadent than … [Read more...]

Bento goes to school. Packing fun foods for focussed pupils and fab parents

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  There's nothing like shopping for school supplies to get the year started off right. And because we're packing healthier lunches for those kids-a-go-go, it is important to shop for containers which will keep those hot foods hot and those … [Read more...]

Back to school. Packing low-carb lunches for your little learners

School?! Oh nooooooooes! Picture by Jamie VanEaton It was June the last time I looked. With school around the corner, parents are grappling for the first time with students and a low-carbohydrate, and possibly gluten-free lifestyle. Whereas … [Read more...]

I know what you ate last movie: Beowulf

Beowulf, son of Ecgþeow, while Angelina Jolie’s incredibly hot visage erupted from pools of spun gold, you were busy downing KFC-sized buckets of mead, notoriously high in carbs (40 per serving). Judging from how tired you appeared to be in the 2007 … [Read more...]

Tripping: The high cost of gas prices

Gasoline prices going through the roof often means consolidating trips for those items you had enjoyed buying as you needed. 1. Buy more meat and freeze it, especially when on sale. I scored a righteous amount of gress-fed beef the other day, just … [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...]

Zevia stevia soda taste tests testy tastebuds and triumphs

As with the X-Files' latest film, 'I want to believe' was my mantra when I was told about a product called Zevia; still, after a 24 year Diet Coke addiction, I had finally sworn off all artificial sweeteners and wasn't about to replace one addiction … [Read more...]

Tools of the Trade: The Egg Mold

Egg molds come in many shapes, from bunnies to bears Tools of the Trade: The Egg MoldOriginally purchased for bento cooking, I acquired egg molds (I found mine through ebay) in order to make exciting shapes with hard boiled eggs. Making molded eggs … [Read more...]

Taco Pizza

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Taco Pizza: Crustacular, low-carb and gluten-free Looking for something new for dinner? Miss Godfather's Taco Pizza? Are you diabetic, gluten intolerant or low-carbing and need something you can enjoy on pizza night? At only 23 carbs for an entire … [Read more...]