Low Carb Cheetos

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Something magical happens in my kitchen when you combine cooking attention deficit--oh look! A squirrel! with eggs and cream cheese and popcorn seasoning. When I'm not busy trying to put out oven fires or throwing away something wrecktacular in the … [Read more...]

Low Carb Popcorn

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Yes. I said it. Damned skippy. I said: Low Carb Popcorn. OK, so it's not really made from corn, but if you want a fun, crunchy, flavorful snack to nosh, take to the movies, make kissy faces at, or just hug with your pinky, this is your treat. … [Read more...]

Cheese Chicken Dorito Chips

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You knew it had to happen. When you turn me loose, caffeinated, in the kitchen, I'm going to chew sugar free bubble gum and kick recipe butt. Well guess what: I'm all out of bubble gum. … [Read more...]

Flax and Cheese Round Crackers

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A fun and easy way to make crackers that doesn’t require a lot of effort, can be replicated and baked in an oven?  Enter Pillsbury. Sliced cookies are nothing new, but to be able to roll up the dough prior to slicing and baking makes working with the … [Read more...]

Meals on Wheels: Quick, four-element platter

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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...]

Beef Jerky, Three Ways

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Pictured: Hamburger jerky in tray ready for drying. Meat candy. Chewy fun. More deliciousness in a bite than is almost legal. Almost. One of my frustrations as I stalk through stores looking for a snack is eying delicious jerky, knowing it … [Read more...]

Doritos Style Chips

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Pictured: Sour cream and onion flavor didn't last long near my taste testers. When you left your high-carb lifestyle, you didn't have to leave crunch behind. Now, with the nacho chip recipe and some popcorn salts, you can savor the flavor of … [Read more...]

Basic Flax Cracker

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Pictured: A dilly of a cracker, gluten-free and OK for induction … [Read more...]

Sane Snacks In a Chaotic, High-Carb Travel World

Pictured (starting at top right): Flax cracker with cream cheese and fresh dill, Swiss/pastrami rolls-ups, cherry tomatoes, green olives, fresh parsley, Havarti cheese, Dill kosher baby dill, String cheese. It is summer. You're traveling. You're … [Read more...]