Ten tricks for a healthy treat of a Halloween

halloween snacks

Halloween and low-carb sound like two phrases that seemingly won't go great together; nonetheless, you'll see the nougatty chewy section that is my reasoning, and you won't toss mental candy apples in my direction. One slip-up now could well … [Read more...]

Five Low-Carb Breakfast Ideas

doughnut

This donut is actually low carb. Recipe Breakfast is typically the first meal of the day, meant to stabilize blood sugar and provide fuel for the body. Popular with J.R.R. Tolkein's Hobbits (who are said to eat two of these per day), there is a … [Read more...]

Roasted Turkey

Pumpkin cheesecake

Pictured: Served with this terrific Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake, Roasted Turkey is the birdie belle of the ball. … [Read more...]

Lose weight during Thanksgiving? Sure. Don’t get sauced.

Yesterday I spoke about cooks tending to dabble in the gobbler while griddling. While sampling in the kitchen can be the beginnings of a difficult holiday season, beginning at noonturkey, and ending January 1 of the following year, there's … [Read more...]

Tips for Trouble Free Oopsie Rolls

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You want to try them, but they seem too difficult or fussy. Working with egg whites brings visual delight and mental torment. You are trapped ...in the oopsie roll zone. … [Read more...]

Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

eggs

Pictured: I :heart: eggs. Hard-boiled eggs are a refrigerated staples in many a kitchen, regardless of weight loss or health plan. From Easter until the end of summer, these protein-laden, ovoid beauties lend themselves to many dishes and … [Read more...]

Stuffed Crust Pizza Tips

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Top: Pictured is the string cheese spread around the edge of the crust after the first baking at 450 degrees for about 12-15 minutes. Make sure to let the crust cool on the stove for about 10 minutes prior to adding cheese and rolling edges over. … [Read more...]

5 tips for fast food fixes

It's the second week of the new year, and maybe you sense your resolve already going the way of the Michael Jackson glove (sorry Corey Feldman). After all, you've been good the last couple weeks. You've eaten bacon and eggs, and your 5-7 servings of … [Read more...]

Bow to the Buns! Tips for Insanity-Free Oopsies

You've tried them. They've disappointed you. You tried them again. What went wrong the last time went right this time, but something new happened. You are trapped ...in the oopsie zone. A zone of sight... and of mind.... (Rod Serling, get out … [Read more...]

Oopsies on the Road

I was starving this morning, but had oopsie rolls along, so I hit Sonic for a sausage, egg and cheese breakfast toaster (hold the cheese to the side or it sticks to their crappy toast). I popped it on an oopsie and had an instant breakfast. No, … [Read more...]

Don't Brush your Teeth with a Bowl of Frosted Flakes

How many times is the mantra on any way of eating to be prepared?Notice I admit willingly I dropped out of Girl Scouts at an early age, and preparation has been my way of life only rarely. I tend to fly by the seat of my extra big jumpers, but when … [Read more...]

Celebrating VD without the guilt (Valentine’s Day. You know what I mean)

Chocolate is the old standby for Valentine's Day, but this is 2008 for crying out loud. Peter Parker may no longer be married to Mary Jane due to a silly twist of fate by balding Marvel executives, but that doesn't mean you have to cave to … [Read more...]

Are you nuts? Seedy? An ounce of extended induction

Nuts and seeds are two things I really miss. Last night I was contemplating the early move to OWL, despite the amount I still have left to lose. My good friend 2big counseled me as I was ready to make for a half of a cup of mashed yams as a side to … [Read more...]

Let them sniff cake

Science has shown that VNOs in the nostrils subconsciously, and on a very chemical level, perform many tasks which help us regulate certain body maintenance functions and to help us locate mates through pheromone senses. But holy crap, it's Friday … [Read more...]

Do you neet a crash diet to lose weight?

Let me tell you! (OK, now I sound like my grandma. She used to knit Pabst beer can panels into hats) Over the last two weeks I've enjoyed: Red Robin gourmet burgers on home-made buns, Wendy's Baconators on home-made buns, carnitas fajitas, Sonic … [Read more...]