Mini Snack Cups

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Top picture: clockwise From Top, Center: Top: Fresh, whipped cream with Splenda and a strawberry make a light and quick dessert. Top right: Dip the top of your bowl in a low-carbohydrate chocolate glaze for a quick and flavorful bowl for yogurt, … [Read more...]

Mini Angel Food Cakes

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Note to self: Pictures are Good. Don't forget pictures. Top: Crepes with Angel food cake. As you can see, the recipe is exactly the same for the two items, but look at the difference! I'm happy to report that they were a hit! Middle: Angel Food Cake … [Read more...]

Thursday– Glycemic Load, Starches, and why you bogart the cheese doodles

As you read t'other day, I am making a move back to Dr. Thompson's Low Glycemic Load Plan after almost 5 months following Atkins 2002.I think you're going to see that this is much like Atkins (Thompson pays multiple homages to the good doctor … [Read more...]

Oopsies Meets The Jimminator… Jimmy Toasts Oopsies. All win

Jimmy Moore sent me an email today, and pointed me to his latest greatest blog entry. What happens when man meets buggery egg whites? Does he crack (ok, pun)? Play chicken (foul)? Cross the road (you should be tarred and feathered for that … [Read more...]

Stop this Crazy Merry-Go-Round or Hold my Hair Back

because I'm going to hurk! It's been about a week and OhMyGoobergrapes! I have some stuff to tell you about. It's nothing huge, like the splitting of the atom or anything (and, no. I didn't shave. Let's not get all extreme on me, people). 1. … [Read more...]

Cooking for Six– A New Feature

This is a new feature I'm adding to this blog for various reasons:1. Because I know a lot of folks out there are feeling the food pinch, it's important to know it is healthy and reasonable to feed your family healthy foods;2. I know the difficulty of … [Read more...]

Running through to say wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

Hi! I am so sorry for not posting anything for the last few days.Let's see:Quick news:1. I was TOPS Loser of the Month (again)2. I'm still at a stall (which is fine, because it happens)... ok, no-- it sucks donkey snot, but I'm still working things … [Read more...]

Spanish Rice

Spanish rice

This dish is a lot of fun, and because it's made with cauliflower, it's low carb. It's zippy without the guilt. Dig in! … [Read more...]

Verbose Lady meets Mile High Mamas… and other news

Very recently, I received an email from none other than Amber Johnson, of "Mile High Mamas", a Denver Post -supported blogging, resource and message board for moms, dads and families in the Denver area (and beyond). The first email I received was … [Read more...]

The King, bean cookies and stayin' alive (ah ah ah ah)

Mind the King or You Could be in Royal Trouble You know you live a pretty sweet existence when the worst thing that happened to you today is that you went to Burger King for a Diet Coke and ended up with a regular Coke instead. It galls me because I … [Read more...]

Healthy Foods for Your Girls and Dudes

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 we … [Read more...]

State Standardized Tests. I give them an "F". Along with drivers.

I have been busy running back and forth between Denver yesterday. Better news? I'll be at it for the next three days. Oh the joy. Three more days of making faces at people who try to drive with their ear crooked to their necks, trying to hold their … [Read more...]

Crisp Taco Bowls

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Top picture: Taco bowl deliciousness. Second Picture: Crust inverted over an oven-proof, greased bowl; Third Picture: Bowl as it cools on a rack; Fourth Picture: Side view of the bowl; Fifth picture: I was able to break pieces of the bowl and … [Read more...]

Friday, oh Heck Yes!

I like Fridays more than I used to. I've never been a fan of weekends. The measured chaos of the week turns to stage five, brown-level crazy come Saturday. I'm feeling more glad now that a Colorado winter is turning into a Wisconsin spring. I can get … [Read more...]

Calzones

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Pictures: Top: The calzone on a plate with some spinach (Popeye would be proud). A healthy lunch-- and filling; Bottom: A picture of the inside of the calzone with toppings, before I folded it and baked it for the second time. … [Read more...]