Book review: Juicing, Fasting and Detoxing for Life

Whether or not you agree that detoxing and fasting are more than popular buzzwords in health circles today, many won't argue that as a society, America could stand to consume more vegetables, and their vitamins and nutrients in the process. In the … [Read more...]

Soy Flour Spaghetti

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Don't walk pasta the pasta... One of the seeming realities of a lifestyle without flour is the general lack of spaghetti. Sure spaghetti squash is delicious, but much of the entire point of pasta is the al dente. Those chewy morsels between the … [Read more...]

Boneless Chicken Wings

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These savory skinless, boneless chicken wings, are not only simple; they're savory and incredibly easy to make-- which is good important during these coming months of football, holidays, fun and frolick. A good friend of mine, named Kimberly (and … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Fruit Glaze

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Regardless the reason or the season, this fruit glaze performs dutifully, for fruit kebabs, fruit pizza, or wherever fresh fruit could use a low-carb lift. Lemon juice serves its dual purpose as a light flavor, coupled with its non-browning … [Read more...]

Unsweetened Iced Mint Tea

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Mmmm. Mint-tea. Plantation mint is a favorite for its strong pleasant flavor. source For a more refreshing iced tea, think mint: … [Read more...]

Unsweetened Iced Tea

Be cool! source While it is still warm, cool down with the enjoyable undertones of unsweetened, iced tea. The caffeine is a welcome friend, but the ingredients are natural, enjoyable, and refreshing. … [Read more...]

Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin: food, fitness picks

There may be more to politics than meets the stomach-- at least as far as vice Presidential pick Sarah Palin and her family are concerned. The Alaskan beauty and her family (husband, Todd, and 5 kids) eat a whole foods menu heavily grounded in … [Read more...]

It’s a wrap: Red Robin is friendly to low-carbers

Thanks to Red Robin's customer service and efforts to please the segments of society who really want the burger and not the bun, there are more mouth-watering choices for low-carbers and the gluten-free who want to partake without the discomfort of … [Read more...]

On-line resources for low-carb shopping

Looking thoughtful, Ted decides to opt for both types of Thickenthin, thereby getting a free football phone as a gift. Wait. That's a different ad. source In a world not always suited for low-carbers, sometimes turning to the computer is a viable … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Noodle Lasagna

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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

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  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...]