Cauliflower Noodle Lasagna

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

  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

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...]

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...]

Fresh Dill Relish

A dilly of a relish With condiments gracing summer tables across the continent, pickle relish is no exception to the list, especially for those with special diet needs. Pickle relish recipes tend towards those who are into canning, and not as a … [Read more...]

Potatoless Potato Salad

Fun and tasty, this won't go to waste-y! How can one hide the versatility of the cauliflower? A necessity of cook outs, picnics and barbecues everywhere, low-carbers and diabetics can partake in the bright colors, fun and deliciousness that is the … [Read more...]

I know what you ate last movie: The Soup Narnian

Well, almost. Prince, while you rested as a refugee in Badger's domicile, you were offered soup for sustenance, but in a huff you spilled it instead (and the little bloke had worked on it all day. Shame on you). Badgers eat incredibly healthy … [Read more...]

Pork Rind Breading

Gooey mozzarella sticks, brought to you by pork rinds. Pork Rinds are a low-carb anomaly. While many cannot stand their origination as the skin of pigs, fried to puff, others cannot take the smell, let alone the taste. Regardless how much of a … [Read more...]

Just the Flax, Ma’am

Start a regimen without carbohydrates and with lower carbohydrates on Monday, and by Tuesday (or Friday or the next Monday) you're not necessarily going to jump for joy at the prospect of never having something 'crackery' again. People still miss … [Read more...]