Zucchini Nacho Chips

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

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

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

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...]

A Taste for Reading: The Healthy Carb Diabetes Cookbook: Favorite Foods to Fit Your Meal Plan

The bestselling authors of Healthy Calendar Diabetes Cooking again unite to bring a message to diabetics everywhere: The struggle isn’t in avoiding carbs altogether—it’s about eating the healthy ones. In their perfect pairing, Chef Jennifer Bucko, … [Read more...]

Taco Dip

Try this dip for a Zesty Zip Looking for something quick and delicious (and non-explosive) to share with friends and family? Taco Dip is a fun festival of flavor for your palate for the Fourth of July, the Super Bowl or any occasion! … [Read more...]

T.O.P.S is TOPS in Accountability and Support

You are working your low-carb plan like Britney Spears works the paparazzi. Still, even with a support network in place online, you might need something more.You love the Weight Watchers concept because of the weekly weigh-ins and accountability.You … [Read more...]

Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

Pictured: Pork rinds as a be-yoo-tiful breading? Oh YES! If you were lucky enough to be born and bred in the State of Wisconsin, it comes as no surprise the great power of cheese can bring about world peace. Now, thanks to pork rinds, you can … [Read more...]

Basic Flax Cracker

Pictured: A dilly of a cracker, gluten-free and OK for induction … [Read more...]

Jicama-cama- cama-cama-cama- chameleon

With apologies to Boy George, one of the most exciting things about eating whole, healthful foods is the ability to try new things for old experiences. Do you miss hashed browns? Bristle at the lack of potato in your current regimen? Are you … [Read more...]

Fresh Whipped Cream

Fresh whipped cream takes the cake for this delicious pumpkin cheesecake. This simple recipe takes more patience than skill. Make sure you get those nice, stiff peaks! … [Read more...]

WRW– Not a Championship Wrestling Federation

Simply put: Weigh in Daily, Report Weekly and Write it DownWhile the weight loss journey for many is a relatively easy one, (switching to wholesome, organics vegetables, proteins, healthy fats, delicious fruits, and, yes, chocolate), the difficult … [Read more...]

Easy low-carb snacks for travel

Pictured (starting at top right): Flax cracker with cream cheese and fresh dill, Swiss /pastrami rolls-ups, cherry tomatoes, green olives, fresh parsley, Havarti cheese, kosher baby dill, String cheese. It is summer. You're traveling. Most … [Read more...]

Take a new look at Monday Weigh-ins

As someone who tries to run one weight loss challenge per year at lowcarbfriends.com, aside from chasing down people who ran away or occasionally fell into a gravy dish, one of the mandates I have always made when running a challenge is … [Read more...]