Smokin' Joe Jones No sugar Added Barbecue & Dippin' Sauce

Sometimes a thick, hearty barbecue sauce is necessary for those meats, smoky and soothing. Smokin' Joe Jones delivers the thick, the hearty and the tasty in the "no sugar added" sauce.The smoky undertones hit you after the initial twang of sweet … [Read more...]

Walden Farms Thick and Spicy Barbecue Sauce

For the first time ever, I'm jazzed about a Walden Farms product. After bad moments with the onion dip and then with the caramel dip, what made me take a chance on the Thick and Spicy Barbecue Sauce? Hope.With the amount of corn syrup found in many … [Read more...]

Andouille: Your new favorite sausage

I first met eyes with andouille when I had a meat pizza at an Old Chicago restaurant. Sliced on an angle, and scattered around my pizza, we found a quiet corner and I scarfed it without apology. Then, recently, at the store, I spied these babies … [Read more...]

This Just in: Kitchen Table Bakers Pamersan Wafer Crisps are Awesome

Kitchen Table Bakers is no stranger to accolades. Their solid Parmesan cheese gourmet crisps have not only been presented with the gold sofi in the Diet and Lifestyle Category at the 37th annual red carpet sofi award ceremony in New York last year, … [Read more...]

Cici’s Pizza Bowl of Slap Happy

Ever end up going somewhere because it's your kid's birthday and she says she has to have their macaroni and cheese pizza or she'll just DIE? Try telling that face no. I dare you. Couldn't do it, could you? If you could, you have even more of a … [Read more...]

Book Review: The Six Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle

The Eades have done it again. Fresh off of the documentary Fat Head, and still regaled for their bestselling books that have helped to change the way America eats (for the better), arriving in stores today is their latest creation, The Six Week Cure … [Read more...]

Chili's Guiltess Grill offers options to hungry low-carbers

Low-carbers generally suffer from a lack of choices from establishments when it comes to being able to eat out healthfully and within a budget.Enter Chili's.A step closer to lower-carb dining bliss with the Guiltless Grills, Chili's promises a lower … [Read more...]

Review: Fat Head: The Movie

On the heels of Morgan Spurlock's Supersize Me comes the antithesis to the high-carb, low-fat mantra.Comedian and former health writer Tom Naughton sets out on a mission: eat McDonalds for 28 days and see what really happens. The results are pretty … [Read more...]

Review: PureVia Stevia Sweetener

Box it up, baby!It's been a long time coming, but now, as Stevia sweeteners engage the marketplace, there is something oh so sweet in the air. Enter: PureVia sweetener.Made from stevia, by the Whole Earth Sweetener Company, this is a granular version … [Read more...]

Book Review: Fitness After 40: How to Stay Strong at Any Age

So pretty you'd wish her a pimple if she wasn't also so darned wonderful.Don't let author of her book Fitness After 40: How to Stay Strong at Any Age fool you. She only looks like she's 20 years old.In fact, Vonda Wright, M.D. is an advocate for … [Read more...]

Book Review: The Slow Burn Fitness Revolution

Frederick Hahn, the ginge Chuck Norris of the EastA fantastic book written by a personal favorite writer and fitness guru, Frederick Hahn knocks what we think we know about fitness training out of the ball park with his book The Slow Burn Fitness … [Read more...]

Good Calories, Bad Calories

The bookGary Taubes is a god. Admittedly, one of the reasons I neglected the task of reviewing this book is most definitely due to own human failings and limitations.J.R.R. Tolkien wove stories which moved gracefully across thousands of miles, … [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...]

Happy Halloween, Lindt chocolate style

1. Stay out of the candy2. Stay out of the candy.3. Stay out of the candy.Can't follow tips 1-3? Try substituting with something you can have. Trick or Treat everyday for adults, Lindt 85% chocolate is not only a low-carb confection, you can do more … [Read more...]

My Virtual Model user tool shows weight loss progression

Virtually off the charts source Back in 1993, while Teletubbies were still the face of PBS, Louise Guay, Ph.D., and Jean-François St-Arnaud had a vision. If gauging weight loss with flowcharts and graphs and numbers scribbled on pads of paper … [Read more...]