You really need to try this one!

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  This is, by far, my most FAVORITE use of either cauliflower or zucchini dough for making Mexican foods… and these are induction-friendly. You know those taco shells you buy from the store which are not only CORN (snort), but they’re … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgivukkah.

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This year is the first time since 1888 that Hanukkah and Thanksgiving will be celebrated together! I think it is pretty neat, especially considering this will not happen again for 79,000 years!!! Hanukkah usually takes place closer to Christmas, but … [Read more...]

It is National Cheeseburger Day!

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Yes, it is National Cheeseburger Day! What??? You did not have that marked on your holiday calendar.. gasp! Well now you know, and it is mandatory to chomp down on a delish cheeseburger tonight, it is a national holiday after all. I like my … [Read more...]

Grilled Onion Salad

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It is not a secret, if it can give you bad breath, I LOVE it! Strong flavors that are certain to give you nasty breath hold a special place in my heart. Garlic. Onions. Anchovies. Stinky cheese.. YUM! This dish is yummy and you can keep it totally … [Read more...]

Shrimp & Bacon Kabobs

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Shrimp & Bacon Kabobs I was hungry, as usual, so I decided I should probably cook something. I went to the store the night before and bought a half pound of shrimp and I left it in the fridge planning to cook it the next day. When I saw what I … [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...]

Crunchy Pizza Trail Mix

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Two of the things you mentioned were easy to pack snacks for the road and more, savory foods. Your weesh is my commando. … [Read more...]

Savory Cottage Cheese Sundae

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I know it's too cold outside to think about summer and ice cream, but sometimes it's fun to spoil yourself a little bit. … [Read more...]

Easy Minute Microwave Mini Meatballs

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They're. So. Cute! … [Read more...]

Low carb, gluten free Spring bento

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Hello, Easter Bunny! Bok Bok! There's nothing like the balmy 50's after a blizzard to make you think that maybe the ground hog wasn't just blowing sunshine up your skirt when he said Spring would be faster this year than Lindsay Lohan's … [Read more...]

Low Carb Bento Recipes

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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   Bento Mini Taco Shells and Bowls IF, GF, SF, V Back to school … [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...]

Mini taco shells and bowls

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Mini shells make lunch crispy and fun These small taco shells are easy to make with just three ingredients. Use them as fun finger foods for the kids or for yourself, for appetizers, lunches or bento! The uses are literally endless. OK, why … [Read more...]

Back to school: School lunches, low carb onigiri and bento fun

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  Top: spaghetti squash with my alfredo sauce, spicy taco meat and onigiri recipe (below) Also, cashews and American cheese. Onigiri is also known as a rice ball (omusubi) , and is usually made with plain or lightly salted … [Read more...]

Packing Kids' Lunches

Melanie P. asked:So my question is, what do you give your kids for lunch? Do you moderate carbs for your kids? My family eats a moderately low carb dinner - well low carb, because it's what I eat, but I do still give them oatmeal or higher carb … [Read more...]