Sugar-Free Hot Cocoa Mix

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Hi there! It is so cold outside, I changed gears. … [Read more...]

Low Carb Horchata

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Whether you celebrate Cinco de Mayo or are simply looking for a delicious, low carb alternative to milk, this delicious low carb, sugar free horchata is freaktacular. I just gosh dang love it, gosh dang it. … [Read more...]

Mint Tea Frappuccino

Shamrock Frappe

As soon as I saw McDonalds had Shamrock Shakes available for March, I wanted one in the worst way. I went one better; why not a Shamrock Frappuccino? It's pretty yummy, so bless yer lucky charms for that! … [Read more...]

Low Carb Drink Recipes

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Pictured: Bacon Milkshake All recipes are marked as such: Atkins Induction Friendly = IF Gluten Free = GF Sugar Free = SF Vegetarian = V Vegan = V+ Less than 5 carbs per serving = -5 BEVERAGES Sugar Free, Low … [Read more...]

Hundreds of Low Carb Recipes

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Pictured: Cheesy Round Crackers Please bookmark the following link to keep up on the latest Your Lighter Side Recipes! Your Lighter Side Cookbook   … [Read more...]

Low Carb Bacon Milkshake

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The bacon milkshake. … [Read more...]

Iced Frappuccino Coffee

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McCafe might be free on Friday, but free from carb and calorie damage it's not. Instead of driving to the golden arches and forking out the green just to see red and feel blue over the carb counts, why not tickle those taste buds pink over quick … [Read more...]

Iced Raspberry Frappuccino

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Want the flavor of delicious frappuccino without the caffeine? Need something lower-carb than some of the chain coffees? Raspberry zinger tea from Celestial Seasonings gives pink precious beauty and flavor without the jitters. … [Read more...]

Green Tea Tazo Frappe

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Green tazo frappuccino tea is the deliciously sweet stuff of the wide-eyed, alert, jittery gods. Not only healthy, green tea packs a mellow-flavored caffeine punch like no other. No need to purchase expensive, loose green tea to make this … [Read more...]

Blue and Green Smoothie

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If I'd said it was spinach and blueberries you would have laughed yourself out of your chair (and those Twilight bunny slippers). You'll never even notice the spinach. Fage adds a little bit of kick and thickness (and some fat if you go for the … [Read more...]

Reasons to Love Labor Day

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The holiday season is about to kick off, and with it, those oh-so-delectable temptations. As we launch with Labor Day weekend, keep these four things in mind for no-guilt goodness: … [Read more...]

The Juice: Days 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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As we near mid-Wednesday on day what? 10? I am reminded that I suck hard in sharing the ongoing  happenings of our juicing situation. I want to catch you up without boring you to tears, so this is how things have gone since last we met and discussed … [Read more...]

The Juice, 4: Smooth Sailing

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Starting to grow on me. source After the first three days I was to the point where I'd rather drink water and eat nothing than lift another glass of pulverized vegetable leavin's to my lips. Thankfully, Day Four proved to be much different. … [Read more...]

The Juice, 3: Shaky, cheesecakey

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First a shout out and a Thank You to Emmalee and to Chelan for the bacon action figure. I love him. He is already posing on my nesting protein set in the kitchen (pictured above). He will be my mascot. I shall name him... Captain Baconpants. … [Read more...]

The Juice, 2: Easy Being Green

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Day two is already so much better than day one was, and I think I know why, based on changing up a few things. 1.    Day one I made one drink with apples, and I can’t help but think the apples killed my sensitive blood sugar and made me extremely … [Read more...]