5 Foods to Flatten Your Tummy

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Consuming water absorbent foods helps detoxify the body’s system. Incorporating these foods into your diet will not only keep you feeling full longer, it will also help to curb your appetite. Not to mention, they will keep you feeling slim all summer … [Read more...]

Friday Flashback

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Just in case you have been living under a rock and have not heard of the Oopsie Roll, may I introduce you to your new favorite recipe?!! You can use these in so many different ways, or just stick with the basics. This recipe is original to Your … [Read more...]

3 Simple things…

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These 3 simple things you do today can help you feel better tomorrow! Hey, I am willing to try just about anything that can make my days a tad bit better. Some of you might already be on top of these as a daily routine, but it never hurts to get a … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Steak and Salad

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Father’s Day Steak and Salad   As I’m sure many of you already know, it’s really tough to get all of the dads in your life that perfect Father’s Day gift. Between “I already have everything I need,” and “You don’t need to get me anything,” … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Dessert

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This is such a cute sugar free, gluten free and low carbohydrate dessert recipe, and because you’re cute, too (don’t argue with me. This is my site, darn it), you deserve something fun and tiny to take the edge off of those cravings. This recipe is … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Giveaway

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Next weekend a lot of us will be celebrating Mother's Day! Everyone in this world was brought into it by a woman, and there is no way around that one. There is more to being a mother than giving birth, and even after the kids are out of the house you … [Read more...]

May is National Skin Cancer Month

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  Do you have fair skin, blue or green eyes, live in a very sunny part of the world, spend a lot of time in the sun... The list can go on and on about how most of us fit one or more of these categories that puts us at greater risk for … [Read more...]

Bos Creek Asian Grilled Chicken Leg Quarters

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Everybody knows that chicken breasts are a great source of low-fat protein, but did you know that chicken leg quarters have just as much protein and only a bit more fat? As the sun stays out for longer, and we can start to grill, chicken leg quarters … [Read more...]

How about pasta tonight?

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  One hungry day I wanted pasta, so my true love gave to me… Oat Flour Tortellini 2 cups oat flour 1-1/2 tsp salt 2 eggs 2 Tbsp cooking oil 4-6 Tbsp water Filling: Ricotta cheese In mixing bowl, combine flour and salt. Make a well in the … [Read more...]

Good Friday Free Stuff

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Many will be celebrating Easter this Sunday, and if so, this is also Good Friday for you too. The kids are always sure to remind us of when it is a holiday, not only does that mean no school, also some Easter treats might be waiting for them on … [Read more...]

FREE stuff Friday!

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We survived the week, yay! Now it is time to celebrate! I look forward to sleeping and staying in casual clothes as much as possible over the weekends. That is one reason why I strongly prefer online shopping, I do not even have to get dressed :) … [Read more...]

Pure Leaf Iced Tea

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If you are from the south, tea is automatically a part of your culture. I have lived all over and I've realized that the tea craze is not only a southern thing. There are many brands and I've tried a handful of them. I recently tried Pure Leaf iced … [Read more...]

Mozzarella Cheese Sticks #tbt

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It is as they say #tbt ( Throw back Thursday ) So I would like to remind everyone of this delish Mozzarella Cheese Sticks recipe that was showcased on the site a couple of years ago. One of our lovely reader's, Miss Jen, recently made this at home … [Read more...]

Savory Potatoless Chowder

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You must try this delish dish! Perfect for chilly weather :)     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 … [Read more...]

Free stuff for Friday

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Who does not like free stuff? Especially if it is from Your Lighter Side ;)  If you order 1 Your Lighter Side apron, you will get 1 FREE Your Lighter Side mug with stirring spoon, pretty sweet deal! You can give these as gifts or keep them for … [Read more...]