Archives for October 2011

Fun Low Carb Halloween Ideas

Seriously, it's almost a crime to use the words "Halloween" and "fun" in the same title because it's so redundant. I absolutely love goofing around, and holidays are no exception. I'm not going to lie to you: I've had my house decorated since … [Read more...]

Make your own Cream Cheese and Mascarpone

...from cauliflower! … [Read more...]

Cream of Mushroom Bacon Soup

Behold, for it is creamy soup. With cheese. And bacon. And mushrooms. And did I mention bacon? And cheese? And mushrooms? Look at the crock pot above for a preview of what's to come to your kitchen; for it is glorious and splendiferous. And it … [Read more...]

Preparing for winter months and holidays

Winter begins its creep, and thus days become shorter and colder. Your body likely thinks famine is coming. And thus the holidays come in wearing big, bad boots, ready to kick your metabolic butt up one side and down the other. How can you prepare … [Read more...]

Low Carb Cake Balls

Oh, for Pete's sake. I was talking on the phone and accidentally hit "send" before I was ready to publish. That's what happens when I talk to my sweet babboo and he speaks to me of things like rain. I get all happy, and then I hit "publish". Aside … [Read more...]

Five Tips for Wonderful Winter Skin

sourceToday's guest post is from a very good friend of mine. Andrea Asa Sonnenberg is fun, witty, and a ginge, the triple threat of fabulousness. She's also a fellow writer for, covering a bevy of schweet topics, from Women's … [Read more...]

Grilled Tuna Pasta Salad

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...]

My Favorite Meatballs

Meaty marvellousness, avec zucchini noodles. I have seriously been working at this recipe for weeks. Weeks, I tell ya! Actually, now it's been a couple of months. Months, I tell ya! It's not easy being this particular about my food. The results, … [Read more...]

Grilled Basil Lemon Tuna Steaks

This recipe is a fantastic way to enjoy those tuna steaks you've been considering for some time. We'll even brave the Colorado winter to grill these outdoors. … [Read more...]

Important edit to this week's Calzone and Zucchini Crusts

Low Carb Daily (thankfully) alerted me that the crusts were missing eggs. [I guess I laid an egg on that one.] Sorry for the confusion. The recipes have been corrected. Both recipes are probably fine sans eggs, but the egg definitely helps in terms … [Read more...]

Halloween Pizza

Look at that super cute pumpkin of a theme pizza!~ I am so excited about it because it's made with my uber fabulicious zucchini pizza crust, and just in time for the most fun holiday evar (it brings out the kid in all of us). … [Read more...]

The LC-Homestyles Chili Bowl Head to Head

Just a few, short, sweet weeks ago, you might remember I taste tested two of LC-Homestyles Chili in Chicken and Beef. Beef is the fan favorite with the experienced chili veteran, but can the rookie underdog, chicken, come in and surprise the crowd … [Read more...]

Fan Share: Avery Sticky Notes Winners

One of the many ways to use see-through Sticky NotesI made my husband work in the shower by drawing two random names, and here you are:Congratulations to Kris and Yvonne!Your Avery Sticky Notes will be out shortly. Yay!Thanks so much everyone for … [Read more...]

Mascarpone Choconutty Bites

  This is a recipe I wanted to try and nail down because the universe requires a chewy kind of candy without the maltitol. I also wanted to use unsweetened coconut for something absolutely fabulous. It only looks like you have to swoon … [Read more...]

Loaded Meatball Calzones

My husband has been, for the last few months, a newish lower carber. In the days of Dr. Pepper, he admittedly suffered through my recipes and concoctions, face palming some of the amazing vegetable-based schtuffs you guys have told me you loved time … [Read more...]