Ten tricks for a healthy treat of a Halloween

Halloween and low-carb sound like two phrases that seemingly won't go great together; nonetheless, you'll see the nougatty chewy section that is my reasoning, and you won't toss mental candy apples in my direction. One slip-up now could well … [Read more...]

Italian Nachos

 Pictured: Woman loves nachos. Nacho loves woman. Legal happiness in at least one state. One of my favorite things in the world is a plate of loaded nachos. Back in my former high-carb lifestyle, when I entered any Chili's or Old Chicago, the order … [Read more...]

Italian Spaghetti Squash Bake

Served with green beans, you have a winner for dinner. Please excuse the atrocious coloring. It's really not that orange. Busy school days, and crazy work days. No matter how you serve them up, it boils down to being too busy to prepare healthy … [Read more...]

Quick Flat-Out Pizza

I am a major fan of pizza. I can eat just the toppings; or, for only 8 net carbs, I can use a huge Flat-Out low-carb wrap as a crust. The crust is not gluten-free and is not for Atkins induction; but for others who need something quick and low-carb, … [Read more...]

Tools of the trade: The crock pot

Nothing is more delicious than coming home at the end of the day to a slow-cooked chowder, soup or stew. While in the past, this kind of quality meal came in the form of hours spent over a stove, bringing out flavors in dishes, now the same … [Read more...]

Halloween Jell-o Type Wigglers

Healthy jiggly treats lurk in your cupboard Halloween is king, wending its way on the backs of crispy leaves skipping down the street. Whether you are a little kid or a big kid at heart, this recipe will have your ghouls and zombies begging for … [Read more...]

Creative ways to stay low-carb during Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day is Saturday, so practice the art of saying “Thank You” now without indulging, since someone will probably hand you cupcakes and chocolate. When they’re not looking, toss it into the ficus plant. If you have the opportunity, give your … [Read more...]

World Nude Day: Look better naked with low-carb

If only I nude now what I nude then.The things you find out when you thought every option for a holiday has been entertained. People with bad eyesight rejoice! There can be no qualms on a day where participants around the globe are encouraged to … [Read more...]

I know what you ate last movie: Gremlins

Just say no to Wendy's drive-thru noshes after midnight, Gizmo sourceYou were given a few simple rules.Never expose them to bright light. Never get them wet. And don't ever, ever feed them after midnight.Feeding a "mogwai" that late? Feeding yourself … [Read more...]

Prepare and Cook Spaghetti Squash

Squash your enthusiasm for wheat spaghetti with this great gourd I spent way too many low-carb years not preparing spaghetti squash because I was certain the difficulty factor was greater than I could bear. Being both a lazy cook and a … [Read more...]

Savory Potatoless Chowder

I love potatoes, so changing from a high-carb plan to a low-carb one wasn't easy. Discovering cauliflower as a chunky, amenable solution to creamy soups and for other purposes, coupled with the ease of use the crock pot provides as months grow … [Read more...]

Cream Cheese Wontons

Pictured: Serve with this delicious Sesame chicken! Wontons are delicious. Now, with a low-carb wonton wrap, adding the rest of the ingredients is easy. These fry up beautifully to accompany any Chinese dish, from stir fry to Szechuan beef! … [Read more...]

Tex-Mex Scramble

I haven't always been an ardent fan of vegetables, and, in fact, found that if I wasn't careful, it was easy to eat none whatsoever. Finally deciding for health to try and sneak the bad boys of the fresh-grown world in whenever possible, I … [Read more...]

Loaded Cowboy Pizza

Papa Murphy's is a famous take and bake pizzaria, and while their pies are out of this world, so are the carb counts. Following is a gluten-free, low-carb pizza recipe sure to have people asking for seconds, and without straining an already tight … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Bread Sticks

Oh no I di'unt! Oh yes. I did. This recipe is a hit at my house with even the picky kids. gluten-free and buttery-delicious, fill up on cauliflower and enjoy it for more than its nutritional value. … [Read more...]