Fresh Dill Relish

small_relish

A dilly of a relish With condiments gracing summer tables across the continent, pickle relish is no exception to the list, especially for those with special diet needs. Pickle relish recipes tend towards those who are into canning, and not as a … [Read more...]

Potatoless Potato Salad

potato salad

Fun and tasty, this won't go to waste-y! How can one hide the versatility of the cauliflower? A necessity of cook outs, picnics and barbecues everywhere, low-carbers and diabetics can partake in the bright colors, fun and deliciousness that is the … [Read more...]

I know what you ate last movie: The Soup Narnian

Well, almost. Prince, while you rested as a refugee in Badger's domicile, you were offered soup for sustenance, but in a huff you spilled it instead (and the little bloke had worked on it all day. Shame on you). Badgers eat incredibly healthy … [Read more...]

Pork Rind Breading

mozz

Gooey mozzarella sticks, brought to you by pork rinds. Pork Rinds are a low-carb anomaly. While many cannot stand their origination as the skin of pigs, fried to puff, others cannot take the smell, let alone the taste. Regardless how much of a … [Read more...]

Just the Flax, Ma’am

carrot cake

Start a regimen without carbohydrates and with lower carbohydrates on Monday, and by Tuesday (or Friday or the next Monday) you're not necessarily going to jump for joy at the prospect of never having something 'crackery' again. People still miss … [Read more...]

I know what you ate last movie: Iron Man

Mostly you sipped cocktails, Tony Stark. While liquid refreshments of the adult libational variety work to show your swank hip yuppy lifestyle on film, the breakfast, lunch and dinner of champions it is not. Are you following the Kate Moss … [Read more...]

Tools of the Trade: The Iced Tea Maker

After grudgingly giving up a 24-year addiction to Diet Coke, I felt a sincere lack of caffeinated beverage enjoyment. Enter: Mr. Coffee. No more the coffee maker of the 1980's, this new item is quick, easy to use, and has been worth the low $19.99 … [Read more...]

Jicama-cama- cama-cama-cama- chameleon

With apologies to Boy George, one of the most exciting things about eating whole, healthful foods is the ability to try new things for old experiences. Do you miss hashed browns? Bristle at the lack of potato in your current regimen? Are you … [Read more...]

Tools of the Trade: Mini Wilton Cake Pans

cake pan

This produces a 4.25" cake, slightly larger than a muffin top pan I found these small, non-stick baking (mini-cake pans) at Super-Target. You can also find them at Super-Walmart, Bed, Bath and Beyond, other home goods stores, Michaels, and Hobby … [Read more...]

WRW– Not a Championship Wrestling Federation

Simply put: Weigh in Daily, Report Weekly and Write it DownWhile the weight loss journey for many is a relatively easy one, (switching to wholesome, organics vegetables, proteins, healthy fats, delicious fruits, and, yes, chocolate), the difficult … [Read more...]

Egg Drop Soup

egg drop

Just because the sweltering heat is upon us for summer doesn't mean soup is out as a food fashion item. This Atkins Induction-friendly recipe is low on carbohydrates and big on flavor, with egg providing even more staying power than the average … [Read more...]

Taco Meat

macho nacho salad

Like Spicy Beef Candy, minus the guilt. Featured here in the Macho Nacho salad Today I am going to talk to you about seasoned ground beef and a variation of spicy taco meat I came up with on a whim because it was so wonderful that I have GOT to … [Read more...]

Easy low-carb snacks for travel

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Pictured (starting at top right): Flax cracker with cream cheese and fresh dill, Swiss /pastrami rolls-ups, cherry tomatoes, green olives, fresh parsley, Havarti cheese, kosher baby dill, String cheese. It is summer. You're traveling. Most … [Read more...]

Red Robin Meets Oopsie. Love. Hugging. Definite Eating.

red robin

Whoa! Bad Flash! And the cheese isn't that orange. No. Really. (I didn't eat the fries either. Stand Strong, my friends). Have you ever wondered aloud, "Golly (for we all say golly) I sure think those Oopsies look Paris Hilton HAWT, but will they … [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...]