Sam’s Kicked Up Chicken Wings

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A really supremely cool guy, Sam contacted me to let me know about this amazing recipe he's concocted at home and wanted to share. At first I was ecstatic. Chicken wings? Hells to the yes. Chicken wings with horseradish mustard? Hells to the yes … [Read more...]

Parmesan Vegetable Salad

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Look at how colorful this dish it. It pops with flavor, too. … [Read more...]

Crispy Inside Out Taquitos

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Beef taquitos with a twist Am I just crazy? I prefer to think of it as crazy awesome. … [Read more...]

Roasted Veggie Cheese Crackers

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Another addition to the yummy cracker network, these roasted vegetable crackers allow you to add in even more vitamins and color (and flavor).   … [Read more...]

My Favorite Meatballs

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Meaty marvellousness, avec zucchini noodles. I have seriously been working at this recipe for weeks. Weeks, I tell ya! Actually, now it's been a couple of months. Months, I tell ya! It's not easy being this particular about my food. The results, … [Read more...]

Grilled Basil Lemon Tuna Steaks

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This recipe is a fantastic way to enjoy those tuna steaks you've been considering for some time. We'll even brave the Colorado winter to grill these outdoors. … [Read more...]

Halloween Pizza

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Look at that super cute pumpkin of a theme pizza!~ I am so excited about it because it's made with my uber fabulicious zucchini pizza crust, and just in time for the most fun holiday evar (it brings out the kid in all of us). … [Read more...]

Loaded Meatball Calzones

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My husband has been, for the last few months, a newish lower carber. In the days of Dr. Pepper, he admittedly suffered through my recipes and concoctions, face palming some of the amazing vegetable-based schtuffs you guys have told me you loved time … [Read more...]

Reasons to Love Labor Day

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The holiday season is about to kick off, and with it, those oh-so-delectable temptations. As we launch with Labor Day weekend, keep these four things in mind for no-guilt goodness: … [Read more...]

Mini taco shells and bowls

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Mini shells make lunch crispy and fun These small taco shells are easy to make with just three ingredients. Use them as fun finger foods for the kids or for yourself, for appetizers, lunches or bento! The uses are literally endless. OK, why … [Read more...]

Macho Nacho Salad

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I'm in haiku heaven with a simple dish that's so amazing, I used to pay twelve dollars to order one in a restaurant. Wow. … [Read more...]

Back to school: School lunches, low carb onigiri and bento fun

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  Top: spaghetti squash with my alfredo sauce, spicy taco meat and onigiri recipe (below) Also, cashews and American cheese. Onigiri is also known as a rice ball (omusubi) , and is usually made with plain or lightly salted … [Read more...]

Crusted Ranch Chicken

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Almost like Thanksgiving OK, so it's like a thousand degrees outside, muggy and miserable. All that aside (and the fact that you still smell like coconut oil and sunshine) it's never too early to want a little bit of Thanksgiving, right? And … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Mashed Fauxtatoes

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  Whipped and gorgeous. Source   Another product HoldTheCarbs.com offers is theirLC-Thick'n Potatoes Mix. Picking up where Thick'n'Thin left off when they stopped producing for private sale, this product, added to … [Read more...]

Mexican Spaghetti Squash Bake

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You've stumbled in the front door after a busy day, only to find the dog has eaten your best bra. The newspaper is somehow dangling from the ceiling fan, and the kids look hungry. It's time for round two: dinner. … [Read more...]