Food: Dinner Tonight – Garlic Shrimp with Honey Drizzle

Although I am following a no-carb no sugar diet, I have to consider the family when preparing dinner – Meaning to clarify – a dish where I can leave out the carbs and enjoy the key parts of the meal to feed my dietary needs. Like this amazing recipe I found here: In this case […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Chipotle Lime Chicken of Sorts

Since I am being super careful with my carbs and sugar intake, I am  extra aware of how to tweak the meals I find online for our family dinner. So here’s the changes I’ve made to this recipe to work with my diet plan. Omit the honey, and the sweet potatoes, and eat the mango […]

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Food: No Carb, No Sugar Avocado Smoothie

I’ve been on this plan since April 2nd and I have to say, I am proud of myself for not falling off the wagon. Meaning, ordering chili fries and beer, or the need to munch through a large bag of skittles just because it is forbidden on this healthy eating plan. I can actually look […]

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Food: Healthy Nachos Alternative

Two weeks into this healthy eating plan – no sugar, no carbs – I find myself having a withdrawals here and there, or maybe its my mind playing tricks on me. But today I woke up craving Nachos, knowing very well the typical tortilla chips included in the recipe is not a smart idea when […]

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Food: Gluten-Free Poppy Seed Buns

Always looking for interesting variations to baking – and this gluten-free poppy seed bun recipe is one I am adding to my list of what to prepare while visiting a friend over the course of next week. Gluten-free Poppy Seed Buns Ingredients for 11-15 Poppy Seed Buns Gluten-free yeast dough 300ml rice milk 80g butter […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – White Bean Burger

I’ll try any veggie burger, at least once, and this one is something the entire clan appreciated a few weeks ago, so I decided to share it here, in case variety in veggie meals is something you need right about now. Sure it’s a bit of work, but make the slaw and aoli the day […]

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Food: Healthy Meal Plans

In this day and age of being on the run all the time, whether single or in a relationship, and for some folks with kids, always wondering about healthy eating – this might be a yummy alternative to consider:   What do you think about pre-planned meal delivery?

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Food: How To Buy Eggs

When I visited a friend in England last March, she had her dozen eggs in a small cage-like container on the counter in the kitchen and when she offered to make me breakfast, I cringed at the idea of eggs being stored outside the refrigerator – like we do in the states.  There is a […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Cuban Chicken in Avocado Salsa

After every successful meal, my family asks what we are having for dinner the following night. And my answer is always – I don’t know yet. And then I get to work and search online for ideas, or variations for the norm. Chicken is something we either hate or love in our household and adding […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Salmon Sicilian Style

Salmon is a must in my household. At least once a week and although I love my simple oven-baked variation with ginger, sliced lemon and olive oil – I occasionally crave a more robust flavored variation – like this wonderful recipe from here: INGREDIENTS 4 salmon fillets extra virgin olive oil, for rubbing juice from 1 […]

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