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...]

Week three. How'm I doing?

First an apology. My computer is on its last legs. When I bought my handy dandy laptop four years ago, it was a floor model. Despite all of the travel and the constant use, it has been a good companion. At this point, however, I am dealing with much … [Read more...]

Thursday bento, windbreakers, and gluten free diary, day 11

Bento bunny slaw

  Low carb bento Bento This is a super fun way to pack your lunches or practice portion control when you're in need of some nourishment while you're on the go. Like a go-goer in your van-go. The lunch above is obviously … [Read more...]

Meals on Wheels: Quick, four-element platter

sodium platter

A meal doesn't always have to fit the constructs of the multi-step, simmering, braising, crusted finish that dazzles on the plate like a game show host's million dollar grin. Sometimes it's what you've pulled out of a bag of cheese, a jar of nuts and … [Read more...]

Jerky: The Meat Cracker of Champions

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Making your own beef jerky is perfection (recipe here). You know what you're getting when it's home made, but now you can also get more than you bargained for in the deal if you think of beef jerky in a new way. I make hamburger jerky fairly … [Read more...]

Mini Snack Cups

tortilla cups

Top picture: clockwise From Top, Center: Top: Fresh, whipped cream with Splenda and a strawberry make a light and quick dessert. Top right: Dip the top of your bowl in a low-carbohydrate chocolate glaze for a quick and flavorful bowl for yogurt, … [Read more...]

Healthy Foods for Your Girls and Dudes

To speak to the difficulty in raising kids in a high-gluten, high-carbohydrate world is an understatement. An even greater challenge lies especially when they tend to share the same sugar issues/cravings/crashes we parents experience. As we find we … [Read more...]