Giddy-up.. Cowboy pizza time!

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Papa Murphy’s is a famous take and bake pizzaria, and while their pies are out of this world, so are the carb counts. Following is a gluten-free, low-carb pizza recipe sure to have people asking for seconds, and without straining an already tight … [Read more...]

Not so dirty… Dirty Rice

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Not so dirty... Dirty Rice Back when I was a kid and I had the metabolism of a humming bird, I loved to eat dirty rice. Good ol' southern cooking, it doesn't get any better than that! … [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...]

Cauliflower Crust Pizza {Gourmet Vegetarian Style}

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I am super excited to show you what's new at Your Lighter Side headquarters.  I also love hearing from you, so please keep writing about what you'd like to see, and especially what you're trying that you like. Your comments and letters are absolutely … [Read more...]

Loaded Baked Potato Salad (With Cauliflower)

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Loaded Baked Potato Salad. Yum. I repeat again. Yum. Only oof. If you're like me and millions of others, you have a nightshade intolerance that extends to potatoes. Eat them with said intolerance and you may to deal with inflammation, stomach … [Read more...]

Savory Cheese Chive Waffles

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Waffles! Savory, wonderful, gluten free waffles! Made from... cauliflower... … [Read more...]

Crispy Inside Out Taquitos

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Beef taquitos with a twist Am I just crazy? I prefer to think of it as crazy awesome. … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Mashed Fauxtatoes

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  Whipped and gorgeous. Source   Another product HoldTheCarbs.com offers is theirLC-Thick'n Potatoes Mix. Picking up where Thick'n'Thin left off when they stopped producing for private sale, this product, added to … [Read more...]

Low Carb Potato Skins

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Do you adore restaurant appetizers like potato skins? Think you'll never enjoy the feel of starch, bacon and sour cream on your tongue again? … [Read more...]

Ten tips to tame those botched recipes

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Ever botch a buttercake? Oopsed an oopsie roll? Cursed a cheesecake? Recipes don’t always live up to expectations. So what can you do when disaster strikes? … [Read more...]

Chili Cheese Tots

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Sonic Drive Thru is a restaurant chain known to many, and in no small part thanks to their chili cheese tots. Tots slathered in chili and cheese sauce might seem out of reach for anyone following a low carb, low glycemic load plan, but think … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Tater Tots

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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...]

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, Twice-Baked Yams

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While yams are fairly carby, here is a way to enjoy the dish without going whole yam-hog. The shocker? The addition of a special ingredient to cut the carbs. … [Read more...]

Mashed Cauliflower

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Get loaded! Who needs mashed potatoes when cauliflower can be had in nice, white bundles of floret happiness? Nothing says love like disguising America's favorite Thanksgiving side by just throwing the bag away. … [Read more...]