Thursday deep thinks

Good morning happy shiny people who have not been eaten by Zombies or have had the life sucked from you by teenagers (slurp slurp).I am really tired this week, and am totallah rethinking what I'm going to be doing in the coming months. Following is a … [Read more...]

Cookbook winner! YAY!

The winner of the Jennifer Eloff cookbook is...Jessica C! I am going to mail that out to you this week!Thanks so much for entering everyone! I appreciate it! I am such a bum these days. I'm on the verge of tears right now because I am doing too much … [Read more...]

Steviva Fan Share: Winners

It was an exciting contest to run, giving sweetness to sweet people--and Steviva came to the table with our most valuable fan share yet! … [Read more...]

I totally forgot! Look! Pretty leaves

There are days when I wonder if my head is even attached. I promised a cook book giveaway! To enter the drawing for Jennifer Eloff's amazing Dessert Cookbook, please email CONTEST HAS ENDED and put this in your title: "Jennifer Eloff giveaway" … [Read more...]

Welcome to my anticipatory heck

But more on that soon.* Time goes by too too fast. I have been so busy, I never told you I launched an initiative! 100 recipes in 100 days. 100 Recipes in 100 Days That's right! On my very hip column I am sharing some … [Read more...]

You need to begin again? Come on back!

Why is it so hard to just start over?I really believe it is hard to jump back on the horse because the brain loves the chemical highs it gets from those influxes of carbs. Carbohydrates are so like a drug in many ways.I know that, like a friend of … [Read more...]

Is it worth it to keep trying?

Sometimes I get a great question from a frustrated friend. "Is low-carbing worth it? Should I try again?" It is definitely worth it to try again! Anything worthwhile in your life is worth fighting for, no matter how many times you have to begin anew. … [Read more...]

Talk Like a Pirate Day! Arrrr! Contest for ye landlubbers!

Source Ahoy, ye low-carb land lubbers! Today be Talk Like a Pirate Day! Check my recipes page for Dill Pickle Planks! Pirate Speak Translator Caption Contest In yer best Pirate Speak, caption the picture above. The best, wittiest, … [Read more...]

Our Official Low-Carb Mascot– meet Maynard

Maynard wants a smooch. He's a low-carber, too, you know. Venus fly traps are plants which thrive on the proteins of living insects like flies and ants. They do not fare well with hamburger, jerky or even low-carb cauliflower pizza. (I know. … [Read more...]

Winner of the Splendid Low-Carbing Cookbook is…

With nimble fingers, drawn from hundreds of the most attractive people I've ever met... Sonya, congratulations! I will mail the cook book this weekend to you. Thank you all so much for entering. Stay tuned for another giveaway (next Friday. … [Read more...]

New giveaway– Splendid Low-Carbing: A Complete Guide for Low-Carb Living

As a sneak peek/teaser for the next week, I am beginning a new giveaway immediately. You can enter to win this wonderful book by National Best-selling author Jennifer Eloff. Stay tuned for the review of this terrific low-carb cook book and … [Read more...]

Netrition Winner! Woohoo!

Out of hundreds of names, yours was picked by nimble teen fingers. I will mail the gift certificate right out to you. Thanks so much for entering! … [Read more...]

Monday Funday!

Tiny Tim no MoI can now walk without crutches. What a concept! I no longer have to say things in a falsetto voice, like, "God Bless Us. Eeeeveryoooone!" My husband is just glad I stopped riding around on his shoulder. I looked like the world's … [Read more...]

Am still crippled but I love a netrition giveaway!

These sexy, swollen feet shop at So I might be a wobbling bobblehead, but I can still give cool stuff away. Complements of Tom at my favorite online low-carb store EVAH, you can win a $25 gift certificate to … [Read more...]

Queso Cheese Sauce

Pictured: Chili cheese tots Queso cheese sauce is a pretty wonderful, simple recipe. A little bit of salsa mixed with an already low carb cheese sauce makes the perfect addition to everything, from stuffed chicken to these chili cheese tots. … [Read more...]