About this time of year, my family starts making the well loved chocolate zucchini cake. I’ve never heard of anyone not falling in love with this dessert…and with dozens of zucchini coming from our garden it’s not hard to convince ourselves it’s time for cake Continue reading »
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My best friend makes the best desserts. Actually. She posted a no sugar, low carb dessert a couple weeks ago on her Facebook and I couldn’t help but try it.
It is layers upon layers; hence the six in a pan, which to put in her own words Continue reading »
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Growing up in “almost gluten-free” home made pasta a big deal. Tortellini, spaghetti, ravioli, and even good ‘ole macaroni and cheese were special treats. This being the case, I may or may not have frequent cravings for pasta.
I don’t believe in depriving Continue reading »
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A few times a week I make myself a mini “pizza” made from a low carb tortilla. I put on a little organic tomato sauce, some protein, and veggies and bake it in the toaster oven. It’s perfect for those days where a Continue reading »
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I have the sweetest childhood memories (pun intended) of getting a tall glass out and my Mom pouring root beer or cream soda most of the way up. Then she’d scoop some vanilla ice-cream on top. I loved the creamy “seafoam” and the fizzy magic.
These days I drink pop (or soda as the Americans call it) maybe once or twice a year. I find Continue reading »
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You know those sweet, almost purple Bing cherries…in my world, they are the best summer snack. I rarely make recipes with them because I love the simplicity of eating them just as they are.
However, it’s a different story with the cherries in our backyard. We had a bountiful supply of Nanking cherries this year and we weren’t sure what Continue reading »
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You guys know that I have my lemon water ever day. If it’s not drank in plain old warm water, it’s in my green tea. If I’m too hot, I’ll drink it over ice, or put my lemon into my Lemon Meringue Smoothie.
However, lately I’ve gotten back in touch with a drink I used to make a couple summers ago. How have I Continue reading »
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