#tbt Taco Shells

Zucchini and Cauliflower Taco Shells...Shell YESSS!!!!! Pictures: Hint– They’re all Tacos. I know. I continue to astound. This is, by far, my most FAVORITE use of either cauliflower or zucchini dough for making Mexican foods… and these are … [Read more...]

Easy + Breadsticks = :-)

Easiest Breadsticks Ever Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed or subscribe by entering your email address in the sidebar for updates. Breadsticks! The sticky breads of life. The life of bread in stick … [Read more...]

Pizza Sliders

Pizza Sliders Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed or subscribe by entering your email address in the sidebar for updates. OK, seriously? Why, yes, thanks. Pizza sliders are one of the hottest … [Read more...]

An everyday go to

Low Carb Rice Riced cauliflower is touted as one of the most important finds in the world of low-carb, right after the probable discovery of Dr. Atkins snacking on bacon in the break room and dropping dozens of pounds as though by magic–and … [Read more...]

Onion Salad

It is not a secret, they give you bad breath, but I LOVE it! Strong flavors that are certain to give you nasty breath hold a special place in my heart. Garlic. Onions. Anchovies. Stinky cheese.. YUM! This dish is yummy and you can keep it totally … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Pepperoni Bread Sticks

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe by entering your email address in the sidebar for updates. Perfectly pleasing in every way, get your pepperoni on this week.   I love how simple and quick these are to make. … [Read more...]

Thinking of Smoking a Turkey?

  Smoking a turkey brings out a bird’s sultry side. Different than the standard styles of turkey preparations, smoking can be not only easy, but economical. Tips: Don’t use a huge bird. Because there’s a danger zone in keeping uncooked poultry … [Read more...]

Preventing/Dealing with Diabetes

  Diabetes today is considered a preventative “lifestyle disease.” This means that there are various lifestyle choices we have control of that can contribute to preventing or causing progression of diabetes. When it comes to … [Read more...]

Cute and yummy Valentine’s Day treat!

  This recipe is also a lot of fun since we’re nearing Valentine’s Day. Serve these to your sweetheart and Cupid’s arrow will strike your thinning heart! This is such a cute sugar free, gluten free and low carbohydrate dessert recipe, and … [Read more...]

Many safe Super Bowl recipes from YourLighterSide

    Pictured: Macho Nachos We are only a couple days away from the Super Bowl. Even if you are not a huge football fan, almost everyone knows when the Super Bowl rolls around. Many people will have parties or go to your local … [Read more...]

Hot Tuscan Chicken Salad

This Hot Tuscan Chicken Salad got lost in the move from my old site to this one, but thanks to a friend, it is again found! I have added the nutritional information. To save carbohydrates and calories, use 3/4 cup ramekins (or a big casserole … [Read more...]

Low Carb Doughnuts

Most of the time, the recipes I put together are things I miss eating that have always been verboten high-carb choices. Give me something delicious that we’re told is off-limits, that might cause someone to either hug Little Debbie snack cake stands … [Read more...]

10 Tips for Keeping Halloween Healthy(er)

Pumpkin pizzas are perfect and punchy Halloween is coming at you like kids hankering for O’Henry candy. It’s time to hunker down and work the constitution. You’ve made it through Valentine’s Day, Easter, July 4th and the Labor Day. So what … [Read more...]

Low-carb iced coffee!

In an ongoing series devoted to keeping money in wallets during the impending recession while still enabling eyeballs to bulge from caffeinated sockets all over the world, following is a standard low-carb iced coffee recipe. Quick tip: Using ice … [Read more...]

Cream Cheese Puff with Roasted Bacon Emulsion

You might think I went bonkers. A what what with a what? An emulsion? I haven’t had one of those since I saw the doctor in 2004. Let me ‘splain. I’ve basically deconstructed an omelet to bring you something new, fun and fresh. A sandwich. But not … [Read more...]