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...]

Cauliflower Nacho Chips

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Pictures: Loaded with flavor, not empty carbohydrates Cinco de Mayo has come and gone, and with it some of the best ethnic food ever! Many absolutely get their groove on with Mexican food, but the high-carb chips and tortillas prevent many from … [Read more...]

Zucchini Nacho Chips

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Pictured: Loaded with flavor, not empty carbohydrates Cinco de Mayo has come and gone, and with it some of the best ethnic food ever! Many absolutely get their groove on with Mexican food, but the high-carb chips and tortillas prevent many from … [Read more...]

Zucchini Crust Pizza

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Looking for something new for dinner? Are you diabetic, gluten intolerant or low-carbing and need something you can enjoy on pizza night? At only 23 carbs for an entire pizza, this could be your answer. First, why a zucchini crust? I wanted … [Read more...]

Much achoo about something: Wheat allergies

If you've ever eaten an off-plan meal and indulged in a calzone, cake or pie (or all three), you may have noticed some discouraging symptoms erupting as a result within minutes, and some within hours. You may have developed a runny nose, bloating, … [Read more...]

Loaded Chili Dogs

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Hot dogs are usually summarily enjoyed at the end of a spork at picnics for those who can't have the gluten or the carbohydrates. For the diabetics, the low-carbers, and those whose lifestyles require different options, these gluten free wraps … [Read more...]

Just the Beef Chili

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More friendly than a stray dog--and tastes better, too. Is it chili outside? It is in here. What is a cook out without chili? Texans will tell a body that chili isn't chili if it contains beans, so this is chili Texans would shake a two-step stick … [Read more...]