Barbecue Stuffed Mini Pepper Poppers

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I wanted something that could be fun to serve at barbecues, cookouts, picnics, or even tailgating parties. … [Read more...]

Mr. Bar-B-Q Ultimate Burger Basket/Lasagna Stuffed Chicken

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That's right. I said easy lasagna-stuffed chicken! Bam. And thanks to an amazing burger basket by Mr. Bar-B-Q I used my way (I'm such a rebel), I made mine with no fuss and no muss--right on the grill! (Of course, you don't need a grill to make … [Read more...]

20 Labor Day Menu Ideas (5 net carbs or less)

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Labor Day hails almost the end of the grilling party season, but it's the beginning of the rest of the year in terms of holidays. … [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...]

Sugar free, gluten free Fourth of July Menu

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Bring the fun and the fireworks with your own explosions of taste and fun! Here is the key for understanding what each recipe offers you: Atkins Induction Friendly = IF, Gluten Free = GF, Sugar Free = SF, Vegetarian = V, Vegan = V+, Less than 5 net … [Read more...]

Strawberry Shortcake

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Two delicious details make this strawberry shortcake recipe perfect for diabetics and low carbers: The lack of sugar, and the abundance of freshness from plump, red strawberries. … [Read more...]

Sexy Egg Salad

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Have you subscribed yet to keep the free recipes coming? Please be sure to subscribe at right under "Subscribe Via Email" in the sidebar at the right for the latest news and diabetes friendly dishes! Now to those leftover eggs. Have any? Don't … [Read more...]

Low Carb Picnic Recipes

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Pictured: Fruit Pizza All recipes are marked as such: Atkins Induction Friendly = IF Gluten Free = GF Sugar Free = SF Vegetarian = V Vegan = V+ Less than 5 net carbs per serving = -5 PICNICS Snacks Crispy Celeriac Chips IF, GF, SF, V, … [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...]

Red White & Blue Dessert Pizza

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Red, white and woohoo! No 4th of July picnic at a friend's house is generally complete without a dessert of some sort. With fresh berries available, this dessert takes playing with one's food to an entirely new level. While the recipe may … [Read more...]

Fruit Dessert Pizza

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Because no one can turn down cute, whether it's a dress, sandals or a purse, you need a dessert to go along with your penchant for adorable. As desserts go, this fresh and fruity dessert pizza takes the cake for gluten free, lower carb fare. The kids … [Read more...]

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Turkey Breasts

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Delicious stuffed turkey breast is perfect for grilling or oven baking. It was in roughly 2003 that we first tried our hand at smoking a turkey (we named him Tex). The mesquite coals, smoky and sumptuous, caressed the 12 pound bird as we waited in … [Read more...]

Parmesan Vegetable Salad

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Look at how colorful this dish it. It pops with flavor, too. … [Read more...]

Grilled Tuna Pasta Salad

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Not gluten free, Dreamfields pasta is still an option for many low carbers occasionally, at only 5 net carbs per serving. Thanks to the fat and rich flavor from the tuna steaks, a little salad goes a long, filling way. … [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...]