Five Low-Carb Breakfast Ideas

This donut is actually low carb. Recipe Breakfast is typically the first meal of the day, meant to stabilize blood sugar and provide fuel for the body. Popular with J.R.R. Tolkein's Hobbits (who are said to eat two of these per day), there is a … [Read more...]

Good bye and thank you, Paul Newman

' "The embarrassing thing is that the salad dressing is outgrossing my films." source   In a movie world where money is king, and people seem to rarely walk the talk, some people leave the planet a better place than when they were … [Read more...]

Restaurant to use breast milk in recipes

Will Ben and Jerry's become Jen and Terry's? source Breast milk has long been the breakfast of childhood champions, a natural nourishing noshing of Vitamin E, iron and essential fatty acids. Now a Swiss restaurantis changing its menu and will be … [Read more...]

Surviving Office Parties

Low-carb options from acauliflower base The boss brought you pizza to celebrate the impending weekend. Now, everyone noshes and looks at you out of the corner of your eye as ooey gooey cheese snaps from saucy crusts. It's hard to feel like an … [Read more...]

Three reasons to fall back into low-carbing for autumn

Fall into good habits now sourceAutumnal equinox. Summer is over and those bikinis are back in the closet and have been exchanged for mukluks.So why make the effort?1. Low-carb is always in season. Weight loss is one of many positive side effects of … [Read more...]

Talk Like a Pirate Day. Fried pickle planks

Enjoy with this bacon shake. Arrr! Ahoy, mateys! Thar be deliciousness encompassed in pickles! A favorite appetizer from steak houses like Texas Land(lubbers) and Cattle(prods), this is low caaaaaaaaaarrrrb grub even yer trusty parrot will … [Read more...]

Fruit Kebabs

Pictured: Another fun, colorful way to use fruit: The fruit pizza. These bright, fun, healthy kebabs are all about the presentation. Served with cottage cheese or yogurt, you can assure yourself something as fresh and fun as you are, you adorable … [Read more...]

Cream of Jalapeno Soup

Pictured: Another favorite soup: Cream of Mushroom BaconFall is the perfect time to break out the pots, pans and crock pots. Still, with some summer left, a little spice kicks this hearty soup up a notch. Sprinkle with shredded cheddar cheese for … [Read more...]

Broccoli Cheese Soup

On Wisconsin! You delicious state of being... with cheese As the chill of fall plucks at spinal chords across the nation, it's almost acceptable to suggest that it is time to release those crock pots from their nesting places and put them to work. … [Read more...]

Book Review: Quick and Healthy Recipes and Ideas

Quick, healthy and able to lay flat on the counter With the new, third edition, Quick and Healthy Recipes and Ideas (for people who say they don't have time to cook) is another 'spike it in the endzone victory dance' for people who don't think … [Read more...]

Earthquake and emergency preparedness

California's earthquakes and the hurricanes threatening the east coast may have been seemingly non-shattering at a 4.6 (earthquake), or a category 1 (hurricane), but for friends of mine standing on floors high above the ground, or who had to quickly … [Read more...]

Jicama Latkes

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What healthy foods can I send to the troops in Iraq?

They're in Iraq, and they're hungry.While it's safe to say the troops are also tired, weary and hard-working, they are also in need of healthy, quality foods in the form of shippable proteins, fats and antioxidants.1. Beef jerky. High in protein and … [Read more...]

Fred Hahn: Strong Kids Healthy Kids

Hot off of the presses, and just in time for the holiday season, Fred Hahn has done it again. The author of The Slow Burn Fitness Revolution has anted up. But this time, it's for the kids. Strong Kids Healthy Kids: The Revolutionary Program … [Read more...]

Roasted Turkey

Pictured: Served with this terrific Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake, Roasted Turkey is the birdie belle of the ball. … [Read more...]