Help Fix the Food Pyramid!

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From Active Low Carber Forums and Richard Feinman, PhD. From Dr Feinman: As you probably know, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) shapes the contents of the food pyramid. They are currently in the process of developing plans for the 2010 … [Read more...]

Exciting News Coming Tomorrow

Exciting might be relative but it explains why I've been curiously lame and slow at responding to comments. I look forward to sharing the news with you in the morning.That and I'm almost, alllmost finished homeschooling (we're working through the … [Read more...]

Pizza in a Cone

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That's right. From the amazing recipestress (it's a word; I claim it) who brought you flan that looks like an odd, crappy buttermilk biscuit and doughnuts fabricated completely of cream cheese and eggs, I bring you, Pizza in a cone... one... … [Read more...]

Super Veggie Supreme Pizza

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Similar to the Cowboy (pictured above), the Supper Veggie Supreme is loaded with flavor. This is a super easy pizza to make. Simply take your favorite pizza crust base, add your favorite veggies (I've included some of my favorites), and enjoy a … [Read more...]

Product review: Sweetleaf Stevia

I was at Vitamin Cottage today (contrary to popular misconception, it is neither a cottage, nor is made from vitamins) because I wanted to score some righteous natural sweetener. I have been staring at my stevia plants for a few days now and want … [Read more...]

Pizza in a Cup

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All class, baby. Pizza in a cup. Have you thought to yourself today, "My Gosh (watch that language, buster!) it's been too long since I've had myself a cup of pizza" ? Unless you're Steve Martin, the answer is probably nnnnoooooo. … [Read more...]

CookingFor Six– Dinner (Platter O Steak )

Some people ask me what we eat as a family. Here you go. We are content to sit around and eat a platter o steak and fresh veggies (I know. We're a little too perfect *twirls my mustache*) . The steaks are perfect, easy to cut and are filling. You … [Read more...]

Eeek! Oh Wait. Nevermind. EEEK! Oh wait. Nevermind.

I don't know if it's me getting old, or the fact that I'm horoscopically blonde (in other words, I'm a doopy doo), but I keep thinking there is a huge bird dive bombing outside of my window. It is only a kite.Still, every two minutes or so I am like … [Read more...]

Foil-Wrapped Skewerless Steak Kebabs

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Looking for something quick and delicious on the fly? Camping and not sure what to make for dinner? My husband went to a session in Scout Camping and learned how to make these delicious meals last weekend. At only 15 minutes of cooking time in hot … [Read more...]

No More Aspartame for me!

Have you ever wondered about aspartame? The stuff of Nutri-Sweet, myths and legends online and in frenzied emails, thrust at you with the fervor of someone who is sure the world is ending with the sample packets of Phenalalynine raining from the … [Read more...]

Monday Post Ho-in'

Well, there are some days I just have a lot to say and feel spunky enough to get it all out there for you (I think it's also the lack of brain fog I feel I am dealing with when I drink loads of aspartame).I am finally nearing the end of home … [Read more...]

Flan

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The flan looks better in the ramekin. Trust me on this one. … [Read more...]

Bow to the Buns! Tips for Insanity-Free Oopsies

You've tried them. They've disappointed you. You tried them again. What went wrong the last time went right this time, but something new happened. You are trapped ...in the oopsie zone. A zone of sight... and of mind.... (Rod Serling, get out … [Read more...]

Product Review: Ice Shaver

Wal-Mart is already carrying their ice shavers, even here in Colorado where we're expecting snow tonight (heeeellloooooooo! I could just go outside and scoop the snow and add my own sweetener thankyewverymuch!)Nonetheless, I bought this baby last … [Read more...]

Easy Cheesy Taco Bowls and Shells

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Friends have told me constantly that cheese (cheese and nothing but the cheese) can be used to make taco shells and taco bowls, and crisps as well. It's true, true low-carb believers! … [Read more...]