Friday grub suggestion

Cheese Stuffed Crust Pizza   Perfect for a friday night! Stuffed crust goodness. There’s nothing quite like Pizza Hut Stuffed Crust Pizza. Sure, as low-carbers we’ve successfully been able to find ways around wishing for pizza, but the … [Read more...]

Crock Pot Pizza

Crock Pot Pizza Gluten free, low carb and perfect for diabetics, this crock pot pizza recipe is so easy you might have to swoon across a couch or three just to make it look like you worked hard. If you’re a fan of good measure, throw some coconut … [Read more...]

It is freezing and I want a Doughnut!!!

Low Carb Doughnuts Most of the time, the recipes I put together are things I miss eating that have always been verboten high-carb choices. Give me something delicious that we’re told is off-limits, that might cause someone to either hug Little … [Read more...]

Are you up for 12-day Keto Challenge

If you're kicking off the new year by starting (or getting back to) the ketogenic diet, listen up! My friend Dr. Anthony Gustin has helped literally 1000's of clients reach their goals with the ketogenic diet. He is the founder of Perfect Keto and … [Read more...]

Discount Exogenous Ketones!

Today I want to make sure you try Perfect Keto.  What’s the big deal here? Many of you know that when we go “low-carb” and cutting out all the garbage processed carbs, that also means we need to add something to our diet. Today I want to share with … [Read more...]

Diabetic Charcot Foot Surgery

High Success Rate Reported for Diabetic Charcot Foot Surgery Most Patients are Infection-Free and Able to Walk Normally, Loyola Study Finds   MAYWOOD, IL –  Nearly four out of five diabetic patients with severe cases of a … [Read more...]

Enchilada kind of Friday

  I love the cooler weather coming in, like seriously I LOVE the cool crisp mornings. I have trouble eating spicy things when it is already scorching hot outdoors. I feel like it is time to chow down on some spicy Tex-Mex, guilt free! These … [Read more...]

Link between PCOS & type 2 diabetes

Researchers reveal link between PCOS, type 2 diabetes Study finds higher risk and earlier diagnosis of diabetes in women with PCOS WASHINGTON—Women who have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D) … [Read more...]

Essential Oils, must have!

If you have not yet ventured into the world of Essential Oils, let me nudge you just a bit! I have long believed that natural Lavender does help you to relax and become more calm. I have used lavender everything for my daughter, bubble bath, lotion, … [Read more...]

Perfect Keto

There are endless choices when it comes to protein powders and shakes. You can spend a lot of time and money trying out various products until you find the one. Hey... that can also go for the painful dating process too, except trying product usually … [Read more...]

The all new VIP community!

In an attempt to revamp Your Lighter Side, there will be a few new things to offer! The VIP membership is just $5 monthly and you will be on an exclusive email list that offers giveaways and coupons! I will be capping the membership at 100 members … [Read more...]

OLD WIVES’S TALES ABOUT DIET AND WEIGHT LOSS

OLD WIVES’S TALES ABOUT DIET AND WEIGHT LOSS www.drcalapai.net   An estimated 45 million Americans go on a diet each year, and Americans spend $33 billion each year on weight loss products. Yet, nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight or … [Read more...]

Who says we gotta give up chips??

Doritos Style Chips 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 … [Read more...]

#tbt Taco Shells

Zucchini and Cauliflower Taco Shells...Shell YESSS!!!!! Pictures: Hint– They’re all Tacos. I know. I continue to astound. This is, by far, my most FAVORITE use of either cauliflower or zucchini dough for making Mexican foods… and these are … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Wonton Soup

I crave soup, often...and this one is a keeper if you haven't tried it yet! Wonton soup is a wonderful way to use the rest of that pork roast you have resting in the refrigerator. Just use low-carb wonton wrappersand you’re all set for Chinese food … [Read more...]