Reuben Wrap Melt

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A mouthful to say and pretty ding danged fricken awesome, it's simple and quick. It's not only more filling than Lisa Rinna's lip collagen injections, it's zippy. It's zesty. It's so spicy, you'll think Antonio Banderas blessed it himself. And at … [Read more...]

Creamy Strawberry Smoothie

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I am usually a grab and go girl. The quicker breakfast can be for me, the better. Eggs become dull, and I like to drink something cold to help wake me up (probably residual Diet Coke habit). This recipe has been a hit at my house, and on those crazy … [Read more...]

Bacon Meatball Croquets

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OK, so these are really the bacon cupcakes from another entry, but that sounds a little bit misleading, since the bacon is really just the cupcake wrapper and the meat is the filling.  This is a savory dish which could serve as part of a main course, … [Read more...]

Meat Birthday Cake

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Yes, you heard right. Put away your Heidi Montag plastic surgery looks of astonishment and behold the glory that is the Three Layered Meat Cake. If you're wondering what to give your loved one for their birthday, and you know they're hugging … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake

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Cheesecake with optional whipped cream and sugar free candy What can I say? I wanted a peanut butter cup in the form of a cheesecake. Hey you. You dropped your cheesecake in my peanut butter cup (how I miss the 70's)... This gourmet cheesecake … [Read more...]

Cow Dog in a Blanket

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Now, these might not be the prettiest little doggies you've seen in a month of Sundays, but believe me when I tell you they're the tastiest. … [Read more...]

Sweetened Condensed Milk #2

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Thick and convincing, to the eye and taste buds. OK, so it's a little late for the holidays. Still, many a recipe calls for sweetened, condensed milk. Even if you could emulate the flavor, how to get that consistency? It's easier than one might … [Read more...]

Roasted Vegetable Pizza

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Do you have some roasted vegetables left over from your latest frolic with paninis? If so, look no farther. Readers/friends have mentioned roasting vegetables for pizza. … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Mini Pizzas

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Say you love me with these healthy, fun mini pizzas. These are made using the oopsie rolls Using Oopsie rolls as bases or small circles fashioned of cauliflower or zucchini pizza dough, cute and festive food for the Day of Love has never been … [Read more...]

Tartar Sauce

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(Pictured: Tuna steak, a perfect pairing) Tartar sauce is great stuff. Play with the spices for different flavors choices. Adding spicy peppers may give this recipe a little extra dip zip! This recipe is induction friendly and gluten-free. … [Read more...]

Cheese Stuffed Crust Pizza

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Stuffed crust goodness. There's nothing quite like Pizza Hut Stuffed Crust Pizza. … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Wonton Soup

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Pictured: Egg Drop Soup. Wonton soup is a wonderful way to use the rest of that pork roast you have resting in the refrigerator. Just use low-carb wonton wrappers and you're all set for Chinese food fun! … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Wonton Wrappers

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A Chinese spread. Chinese New Year begins on Monday. This means there is still time to perfect low-carb fun in the kitchen! While authentic, flour based, wonton wrappers are only 4 carbs per wrapper, guilt is lessened substantially when 1/6 of … [Read more...]

Low carb Fortune Cookies

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These sweet little treats mean good fortune for your waistline No Chinese feast is complete without fortune cookies! These tantalizing mini-bites are a fun addition to beat the doldrums from any day. These are not gluten-free, but they are … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Beef and Broccoli

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Pictured: A Chinese Spread, low carb style. Broccoli is a mainstay in many low-carb households. That said, the addition of beef to this healthy vegetable also yields a favorite stir fry recipe. … [Read more...]