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...]

Six Plant-Based Foods to try

Six Plant-Based Foods You Should Try Today By Vanessa Chamberlin The glorious thing about plant-based eating is that your grocery store or farmer’s market is full of an incredible array of foods, flavors, and textures that are just waiting to be … [Read more...]

If you have not tried this recipe yet, give it a go and let me know what you think!

Cabbage is not only good for you, thankfully, it’s tasty, too. Fairly easy to locate it in the produce aisle of your favorite supermarket, once blanched, you can make so many things with cabbage leaf wrappers, from egg rolls to little packages of … [Read more...]

The Best Seasonal Vitamins

The Best Seasonal Vitamins Compensation was provided by Walgreens via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of my own and are indicative of Walgreens.  The ghastly winter much of the country has been enduring is no doubt a … [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...]

Cheap and Easy Crock Pot Beef Roast

The crock pot was never this snazzy growing up Food doesn’t get much more delicious and prittay than this! I mean, hello No Brainer, when our lifestyle is comprised of healthy, whole foods, the colors of nature just leap out at you and smack … [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...]

Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake

There’s nothing cooler than going directly from a midlife crisis into a cheesecake baking bender. Little else lifts the spirits like the smell of pumpkin baking in the oven–especially in a cheesecake. And now, thanks to Ideal Sweetener, options … [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...]

Sip some summertime sweetness.. while you still can!

Summer is slowly slipping away. One thing I love about summer, is cooling down with a nice cold cup of lemonade. For some reason it just not seem right sipping this cold delicious drink in the winter, that is when hot chocolate is due to be consumed. … [Read more...]

Tots are not just for the youngsters!

Only two ingredients; three or four with spices. It doesn’t get much easier. While you know it’s cauliflower (you’re not going to fool anyone into thinking they’re potatoes), the Parmesan cheese adds a layer of flavor and helps brown the outside of … [Read more...]