10 Tips for Keeping Halloween Healthy(er)

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Pumpkin pizzas are perfect and punchy Halloween is coming at you like kids hankering for O’Henry candy. It’s time to hunker down and work the constitution. You’ve made it through Valentine’s Day, Easter, July 4th and the Labor Day. So what … [Read more...]

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...]

Do you love PIZZA.. how about pizza in a cone???

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  That’s right. From the amazing recipestress (it’s a word; I claim it) who brought you flan that looks like an odd, crappy buttermilk biscuit and doughnuts fabricated completely of cream cheese and eggs, I bring you, Pizza in a … [Read more...]

7 Safe game day recipes

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Want to know my top picks for this weekend’s game? Say no more! 1. Crunchy Pizza Trail Mix Pizza Trail Mix is easy to make the day before This crunchy Pizza Trail Mix is easy to make the day before. Recipe Here   2. Turkey … [Read more...]

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...]

Perfect Pizza for Halloween!

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Every kids loves Halloween. What is not to love? They get to dress up and eat candy! Maybe you can still be the cool mom and make a neat Halloween pizza with the kids before they head out trick-or-treating! The good news is.. this pizza is safe for … [Read more...]

Gluten free stuffed pizza!

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Sometimes I just NEED pizza! I know I am on a diet and all and need to watch what I eat, and generally pizza is always a no no. I am trying to avoid gluten too. I am not gluten free, but I have seriously cut back every chance I get. This Thursday … [Read more...]

Pizza Sliders

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OK, seriously? Why, yes, thanks. Pizza sliders are one of the hottest (literally) items for Spring. Available at pizza joints nationwide, why succumb to the wheat when the mushroom is like the meat you can eat? … [Read more...]

Crazy Pizza Pull Aparts

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Good gracious. If there's something that's just so visceral and terrific, it's really becoming one with your food. … [Read more...]

Portabella Mushroom Pizzas

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Portabella mushrooms. Those savory, earthy caps are deserving of a little bit of my attention. Sadly, I'd neglected them until recently. Even though I love mushrooms, I always put off trying the 4.5" caps as a base because I didn't think I'd … [Read more...]

Lauren’s Pancakes & Pizza Crust Recipes

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Wow. Really? Lauren has always rocked it out at her Lyme's Disease site (check it out!), but when she emailed me the other day to share this incredible recipe, I couldn't wait to share it with you. Seriously. so few ingredients make something pretty … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Cheese in the Crust Pizza

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It's that time of the year! Tax time! I kid, I kid. It's almost the Super Bowl! Be sure to subscribe to me and check out my interview with Sugar-Free Sheila for more Super Bowl ideas!  And check. … [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...]

Bacon Extravaganza Deep Dish Pizza

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Low-carb and gluten-free, this super simple deep dish pizza based on my simple deep dish crust recipe caters to the bacon lovers out there and is a guaranteed hit on your next pizza night! Tip: Don't use canned chicken. Go with the cooked breasts. … [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...]