Low Carb Almond Cookies

Recently, I tripped across this gorgeous food photo over at Food Foto Gallery and was quite enamored with the simplicity of the recipe that could easily be made low carb. Almond Cookies for Passover are probably not officially Passover approved with my modification of the low carb sugar substitute; however, one could easily just use […]

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Low Carb Double Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

These cookies are crazy good and perfect on a low carb diet. Great for diabetics or anyone not wanting to overindulge in processed carbs. Honestly, I’ve been making these for months and only recently realized that I never put them on the blog. Today, that changes. PrintLow Carb Double Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies Ingredients1-1/2 cups […]

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Overcoming Obesity and Spaghetti Squash with Meatballs

For Food Story Friday, this week, we have an inspirational story by Lauren & Justin from Overcoming Obesity about how their relationship with food has changed their lives. Justin has lost 320 lbs and Lauren has lost 170 lbs for a combined total of 480 lbs … What an amazing Food Story!!! Overcoming Obesity: How […]

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Hot Chocolate Cookies with Cayenne

Happy National Creme-Filled Chocolates Day & Happy Valentine’s Day … Valentine’s Day is celebrated in many countries and is usually celebrated on February 14th in the United States. Originally, in honor of St. Valentine in Christian and Roman traditions, it has evolved into a time to celebrate romance and to offer small tokens of affection […]

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Monday Muster & Kale Chips

It has been some time since we’ve done a proper Monday Muster around here so I’m so glad to get back into a regular blogging schedule again. Between the holidays, my knee surgery & the vegan experiment – Let’s just say there’s been a lot going on around here. I’m still being treated and doing […]

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Candy Cane Sugar Cookies

Happy National Candy Cane Day! Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays … I hope everyone’s enjoying their time with family, friends & food. I know the hubs and I are having a great time enjoying all the holiday fare that we normally don’t have throughout the year. During the holidays, we’re not low carb, vegetarian, vegan, […]

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Simple, Lower Carb Yellow Cake

Oh, the joys of simplicity. Sometimes, all I want is a simple, classic recipe that works. For me, that can be quite the challenge with my nutritional requirements; however, I can be quite the persistent one. After the success of my Life Changing Low Carb Brownies and my Simple, Lower Carb Chocolate Cake, my spirit was renewed and I have […]

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Tomato Sauce with Onion and Butter

Sometimes, simple ingredients are the best and most flavorful. A prime example is this fabulous tomato sauce with onion and butter. You see, recently, I received my October issue of Saveur magazine which is a special collector’s issue with 101 classic recipes. I was so excited and immediately began flipping through the pages. I began […]

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Crab Louis

Crab Louis is a classic salad featuring crab meat that is sometimes known as the King of Salads. The original recipe dates back to the early 1900″s and originates on the West coast of the U.S.; although, it”s origin is truly unknown. What I do know is that I should have tried this dish years […]

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Greek Casserole

September 4 is National Macadamia Nut Day. I so wanted to have a great macadamia recipe for you but it just wasn”t meant to be, I guess. As I mentioned yesterday, I spent a lot of time pouring over recipes to find something that I knew would work out because I only had a small […]

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Nicoise Salad with Crab

What says summer more than a great salad with nutritious, fresh ingredients? Nicoise Salad, of course! Salad Nicoise is traditionally a composed salad that’s displayed on a platter and arranged on a bed of greens. The dish typically contains tomatoes, hard boiled eggs, green beans, olives, tuna, anchovies; however, there are many iterations of this […]

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Food Story: Eric & Cauliflower Poppers

I am always on the prowl for easy, creative and nutritious ways to eat a diet lower in carbs without sacrificing my penchant for fresh veggies. I recently discovered Slow Carb Diet Experiments and Eric”s fabulous Cauliflower Poppers. I love tater tots and that”s what this recipe reminded me of. I knew this would easily work into […]

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Food Story: Willow & Secret Ingredient Asian Stir-Fry – fool me once, fool me rice…

Willow is the June winner of the Food Stories Award for Excellence in Storytelling. She’s been blogging for just a year now, and considers herself an adventurer in the land of food – join her at her blog, www.willcookforfriends.com I’m not entirely sure how I came to earn this award, but I am certainly honored. […]

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Zucchini Tomato Casserole

Happy National Zucchini Day & National Frozen Custard Day! What a great day, huh! I love, love, love zucchini. It is so versatile and naturally low in carbs which is great for people like me. Unfortunately, I don’t have a recipe for you today. I wish I did because this casserole was amazing. Let me […]

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Raspberry Ice Cream

Okay, let’s face it … I am not a huge ice cream fan. I know, I know. Sounds completely impossible for someone to not love ice cream but it is true. Ice cream, to me, is just okay. I’d rather not waste calories on things that I’m not totally enamored with; however, the hubs loves […]

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Food Story: Alyssa & Bloomin' Indian-Spiced Cauliflower

I hope you guys are as excited as I am …  Alyssa from the Everyday Maven is going to show us the secrets behind her famous Bloomin” Indian-Spiced Cauliflower. I saw this on her blog and practically pleaded with her to share with us. Of course, she didn”t make me beg. She was willing to share because […]

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Easy Low Carb Bean Dip

This is one of my favorite recipes that I’ve been making for years. It’s so easy and has such few ingredients that I hesitate to even call it a recipe. I located this recipe in the low carb section at about.com years ago. Although, I sometimes modify the seasonings, I usually just make it “as […]

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Crab Imperial for Two

According to The New Food Lover’s Companion, 3rd edition, Crab Imperial is a classic American dish of crabmeat combined with mayonnaise or a sherried white sauce, spooned into blue-crab or scallop shells, sprinkled with Parmesan cheese or breadcrumbs and baked until golden brown. According to me, it’s a fast, tasty, amazing dish that just fits […]

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Veggie Fries

Today is National Pecan Pie Day; however, I was unsuccessful at low carbing the dish :-(   This is unfortunate because pecan pie is probably my husband’s most favorite dessert of all time. I have never attempted to de-carb the holy grail of Thanksgiving treats and now I know why … it’s so hard. You […]

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Blueberry Muffins made with Coconut Flour

Greetings to you on National Blueberry Muffin Day! Today, I have four blueberry muffins for you to visually feast on. Now, before you get too excited, let me just share up front that some of these didn’t work; however, food stories is about ALL food stories and this is part of my journey in finding […]

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