July is Ice Cream Month!

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We work all winter to shed pounds and whip our bodies into shape for summer, but when the stark heat sets in, we’re often reaching for a fatty frozen indulgence.  In fact, one of the most common causes for weight gain during the summer months is that … [Read more...]

Simple Sauteed Brussels Sprouts

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Brussels Sprouts I actually really like Brussels Sprouts and so does my husband.  However, I know a lot of people do not fancy them much. … [Read more...]

Portobello Burgers

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Portobello Burgers Who doesn't like a good burger? Now there are delish options for carnivores, vegetarian, and vegans alike! This recipes suits all types of eaters. This is also stamped and sealed kid approved! … [Read more...]

Arugula Salad

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This salad can be your entree by adding the meat or meat substitute of your choice. … [Read more...]

Sunflower Pesto

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I LOVE pesto and I make this exact recipe every time! Why mess with a good thing right?! … [Read more...]

Crunchy Salad

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Dry them! Went in at 165 degrees at 8:07, all done at 10:47, save for tomatoes... Tomatoes done at... . Rotate trays every 1-2 hours. Tip: For vegetables like tomatoes, scrape out the seeds and start the juiciest/greasiest foods out on the … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Coconut Lime Bars

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When I first saw these bars in Martha Stewart Living, I had died and gone to coconut-lime heaven. I am such a fan of Martha's, and I especially love their emphasis on seasonal food choices. On top of that, I am seriously crushing on the way they are … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Forgotten Cookies

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Forgotten cookies are called, well, forgotten cookies, because once placed in the oven, they're left inside overnight. Neat idea, hey? For once, those among us with a short attention span won't screw something up! … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Nutella

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Here's a quick recipe I just tried recently and wanted to share with you! I am still experimenting with it, so be sure to let me know what you think. I love when we experiment together (not in a naughty way). This spread uses my chocolate glaze … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Pumpkin Praline Bites

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A fun way to use pumpkin in the off-season, these easy peasy pumpkin bites can be frozen for those days you really need a small bite packed with vitamins and deliciousness. … [Read more...]

Zucchini Broccoli Cauliflower Cheesy Bake

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When life hands you lemons, you make a delicious, low-carb drink to go with this fun, simple vegetable casserole. I didn't have anything in mind when I made this dish, save for to use up the vegetables in my fridge after other cooking experiments. … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Raspberry Chocolate Macaroons

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Okay, so seriously? Yummo. I found these amazing little macaroons in a recent issue of Martha Stewart Living Magazine, and knew I wanted to give them a try. As an aside, I think MSL has been such a fun magazine! Over the last year I've seen some … [Read more...]

Low-carb daikon tater tots

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Check it out! Do you ever wonder what some of the other things are that you can do with daikon radishes? For starters, you can bend them to your will and experiment with tater tot recipes. … [Read more...]

Individual Lemon Meringue Custards

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Can you feel that Spring freshness in the air? Then it's time to get your lemon meringues on! These sweet treats are fun to make. They might feel a little tricky, especially if you've never mastered the meringue. Never fear; simply make half of a … [Read more...]

Daikon Fries

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    Based on this method: Perfect French Fries Note: I have included 10 Tablespoons of peanut oil for the entire recipes in calories/fat since that was the amount that seemed to dissipate from the pan. I prefer the … [Read more...]