Queso Cheese Sauce

Pictured: Chili cheese tots Queso cheese sauce is a pretty wonderful, simple recipe. A little bit of salsa mixed with an already low carb cheese sauce makes the perfect addition to everything, from stuffed chicken to these chili cheese tots. … [Read more...]

So I fell in this hole…

Hunky hubby found me in the field an hour ago near the house. I was able to avoid the first hole, but I heard two snaps and then I landed on my back. I sprained both ankles pretty badly.Needless to say, Ow, ow ow ow and wow that smarts. I am thankful … [Read more...]

Tile Smile Giveaway Winners

Woohoo! Congratulations to our winners! Today, the nimble fingers of a teenage rock star picked these five. You guys turned out in great numbers to save a hamster. For this, I applaud you. Winners will be contacted and set up with the tile … [Read more...]

Get a job…

Well, I didn't get a haircut but I have a job (as of yesterday) working locally for a company doing administrative assistant work. I am pretty excited about it, but it will limit my blogging and columning time to a degree.Welcome to the corporate … [Read more...]

Friday Giveaway! A little tile to make you smile

Designs by Appletree delights in keeping people on their proverbial toes. Using reclaimed Scrabble tiles and sealed with acrylic, a sense of humor and a flair for fun, designs run as wild only as Kimberly's imagination (or yours, since she can … [Read more...]

Want to see my racks?

You sickos! What did you think I meant? This just goes to show that I shouldn't send out these blog entries in full form in emails. You guys would think I'd totally gone off my nut. What a lark that would be! Friends have asked to see my … [Read more...]

Paging Jan J!! and other stuff…

When good mail clerks go bad Jan. Guess what! That cook book I sent to you is somewhere in the small intestines of Augusta, Georgia. It's never a good sign when the USPS sends an envelope containing the empty envelope I sent a week before with … [Read more...]

Stevia-sweetened Zevia rocks my low-carb socks

I just had the opportunity to review Zevia for the National column, and let me tell you what: this was good stuff.Forget what you thought you knew about diet sodas. If you're used to regular, high-carb beverages, or Diet Coke and other … [Read more...]

Oh it is SO good to be back.

I was in Neah Bay, Washington, where the Makah Indians live. They are a great people, and I had a fantastic time meeting folks and learning more about their culture. We even were allowed to dance one song with them. It was a pretty good workout and … [Read more...]

On Vacation

Judging from my lack of editing skills in the last blog title entry (and my stress levels), I need a vacation. I'm going to my own cue and go see some stuff. Tall stuff, short stuff, new stuff and old stuff (not you, pepaw and grammaw).Be good!The … [Read more...]

Diabetes Cook Book Winners!

The name-drawing offices of randomness, after carefully cutting the many wonderful and more sexy-than-average names of the entrants, have chosen the following readers from the mixing bowl of glossy shininess. Elaina O., Kathymath63, and Jan … [Read more...]

Cookbook Giveaway!

I just published a cook book review for those of you out there following a moderate-carb (or higher-carb) plan, or who follow the American Diabetic Diet exchanges as your lifestyle. Thanks to the readers who are so delicious they should be in a … [Read more...]

The First Four Days of Induction: Love and Hate

If your low-carb plan is low enough in carbs, the first 2-4 days are going to be the worst. By the end of day 3 or 4, you're generally golden.Induction flu usually causes dizziness, headaches, nausea, cravings (fun combo), foggy-brain, and abnormally … [Read more...]

Going Kung Fu Hustle on Studies

Particularly, this study.That's right. I don't sit here and take the nitrogenous bovine waste coming down the pike and put up with misleading information, especially when the ridiculousness is so big it can't even hide under Jabba the Hut's … [Read more...]

A Non Low-Carbers Asks…

"Why do you follow a low-carb regimen?"My Father was an Atkineer back in the early 80's when he broke his back and still managed to lose 80 pounds in 6 months. I began down a road of low-carb eating then at the age of 14. Without trying, I actually … [Read more...]