May is National Skin Cancer Month

  Do you have fair skin, blue or green eyes, live in a very sunny part of the world, spend a lot of time in the sun... The list can go on and on about how most of us fit one or more of these categories that puts us at greater risk for … [Read more...]

Bos Creek Asian Grilled Chicken Leg Quarters

Everybody knows that chicken breasts are a great source of low-fat protein, but did you know that chicken leg quarters have just as much protein and only a bit more fat? As the sun stays out for longer, and we can start to grill, chicken leg quarters … [Read more...]

HOLD THE BREAD, NO LONGER!

NEW! FRESH BAKED LOW CARB BREAD! LC Foods has launched their new line of   FRESH BAKED& READY-TO-EATLOW CARB BREAD! If you are not familiar with LC Foods, they are a company based out of Raleigh, NC which produces fantastic low carb … [Read more...]

How about pasta tonight?

  One hungry day I wanted pasta, so my true love gave to me… Oat Flour Tortellini 2 cups oat flour 1-1/2 tsp salt 2 eggs 2 Tbsp cooking oil 4-6 Tbsp water Filling: Ricotta cheese In mixing bowl, combine flour and salt. Make a well in the … [Read more...]

Good Friday Free Stuff

Many will be celebrating Easter this Sunday, and if so, this is also Good Friday for you too. The kids are always sure to remind us of when it is a holiday, not only does that mean no school, also some Easter treats might be waiting for them on … [Read more...]

FREE stuff Friday!

We survived the week, yay! Now it is time to celebrate! I look forward to sleeping and staying in casual clothes as much as possible over the weekends. That is one reason why I strongly prefer online shopping, I do not even have to get dressed :) … [Read more...]

Pure Leaf Iced Tea

If you are from the south, tea is automatically a part of your culture. I have lived all over and I've realized that the tea craze is not only a southern thing. There are many brands and I've tried a handful of them. I recently tried Pure Leaf iced … [Read more...]

Mozzarella Cheese Sticks #tbt

It is as they say #tbt ( Throw back Thursday ) So I would like to remind everyone of this delish Mozzarella Cheese Sticks recipe that was showcased on the site a couple of years ago. One of our lovely reader's, Miss Jen, recently made this at home … [Read more...]

New Rich Coconut Cream from LC Foods!

The Richest Low Carb, Non-GMO Coconut Milk available on the market today! Because of this it is called 'coconut cream,' but it can be used as an alternative to milk or cream in any recipe. This brand new formula has 22 grams of fat and less … [Read more...]

The five ‘F’ words to help your heart

Researchers with the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association estimate that an additional 12.8 million Americans ages 40 to 75 are eligible for statin therapy under the latest guidelines - yet another significant shift from … [Read more...]

Savory Potatoless Chowder

You must try this delish dish! Perfect for chilly weather :)     I love potatoes, so changing from a high-carb plan to a low-carb one wasn’t easy. Discovering cauliflower as a chunky, amenable solution to creamy soups and … [Read more...]

Free stuff for Friday

Who does not like free stuff? Especially if it is from Your Lighter Side ;)  If you order 1 Your Lighter Side apron, you will get 1 FREE Your Lighter Side mug with stirring spoon, pretty sweet deal! You can give these as gifts or keep them for … [Read more...]

Safety Tat

If you are anything like me, there is no such phrase as "over protective" when it comes to the safety of your children. I do realize they need to be their own person as well and learn to adapt being away from me. Sending my daughter to Zoo  day camp … [Read more...]

Healthy heart

A healthy heart is a happy heart ❤ Keep these tips in mind not just in February for heart health month, but year round! A heart healthy diet includes five servings of veggies each day that include: Potassium - to counterbalance sodium. Good … [Read more...]

You Won’t Believe How Delicious These Tacos Are!

Last month we showed how easy it is to create a tasty and healthy roast in the slow cooker using The Bos Creek chuck roast. This time we’re going to show how easy it is to make delicious Braised Grass-fed Beef Tacos using the same chuck roast from … [Read more...]