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Dairy-Free Keto Peanut Butter Cookies

Dairy-Free Keto Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut butter cookies used to be one of my favorites. Especially homemade peanut butter cookies! So I’ve set out to find the perfect dairy-free keto peanut butter cookies recipe and I think I’ve finally got it! Super simple too! Only three ingredients. Heads up, these […]

What To Do When Temptation Strikes

What To Do When Temptation Strikes

Taking on the challenge of a diet is a difficult thing, but when you are trying to make a permanent change in lifestyle, the task becomes even more daunting. It seems that at every corner there are potential pitfalls, and sometimes it just becomes too […]

Roasted Veggie Medley

Roasted Veggie Medley

More veggies! We’re on a roll with new veggie side dishes and this Roasted Veggie Medley is a great way to switch it up! I don’t know about you, but every now and then I need a break from my standard crispy bacon brussels sprouts. […]

Grilled Eggplant with Fresh Herbs

Grilled Eggplant with Fresh Herbs

We’re on a roll trying new veggie sides! This time we went with eggplant and we grilled it. Simply grilled it was a little boring so I had to figure out a way to spice things up a bit. I added a fresh herb oil […]

Summer Squash Fries

Summer Squash Fries

Who says squash is boring? I know, I would totally rather have a big fat basket of real french fries…but these will work to kill that craving. Squash makes for a (surprisingly) pretty tasty snack when you’re thinking about reaching for the fries or chips! […]

How to Achieve ‘Anytime Fitness’

How to Achieve ‘Anytime Fitness’

Modern life demands that all individuals should stay fit in order to keep up with the wild pace. Fitness refers to a person’s capacity to adapt favorably and take stress brought about by changing conditions. In this kind of situation, if you’re physically fit, then […]


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Let’s Talk Tea

Let’s Talk Tea

I love tea!

No more diet soda for me, but I’ve been hearing all kinds of great things about all kinds of great teas. In my attempt to kick all artificial sweeteners out of my life, or at the very least, aspartame and sugar alcohols. I’ve had to explore other options in the beverage department. So I’m embracing the world of tea!

Now, I live in Arizona where it’s usually a bit too hot to be drinking tea. At least hot tea, so I thought I would experiment with iced tea. If you can drink herbal tea while it’s hot, why not drink it over ice?

It’s my new favorite beverage and it helps me get my water intake up each day. There are also other amazing health benefits to tea. The stuff is loaded with anti-oxidants and other nutrients. Some varieties even have caffeine for you caffeine addicts! It also pairs exceptionally well with my Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Brownies recipe!

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All Time Favorites

Leftover Prime Rib

Leftover Prime Rib

Mmm, prime rib. Rare. Juicy. Fatty. Delicious.  Not to mention expensive and there’s usually a ton of leftovers. You can totally eat it reheated as is with some steamed or roasted veggies. Some are even a bit offended if you use such a glorious cut […]

Gluten Free Dairy Free Low-Carb Brownies

Gluten Free Dairy Free Low-Carb Brownies

Long-time members of the low-carb community know and love the Miracle Brownie recipe from About.com from Laura Dolson. I’ve long loved this recipe as well, even modified this recipe to lay off the flax a bit and go easy on my tummy.

Well, with my recent food allergy issues, I also had to find a way to modify the recipe to be dairy-free.

Quick & Easy Salmon Packets

Quick & Easy Salmon Packets

Fish is usually the easiest thing to defrost in a hurry at our house so we have salmon or flounder (wild caught of course!) at least once a week. Tonight was one of those nights, busy hanging out with friends and getting ready for the […]

Spaghetti Squash With Tuna And Tomato Sauce

Spaghetti Squash With Tuna And Tomato Sauce

I’m a huge fan of Giada De Laurentiis, she’s gorgeous and makes fantastic recipes that I can easily convert to fit my dietary needs. I have every cookbook she’s ever published and am mesmerized every time she shows up on the Food Network. A while back I found […]

Four Ways to Use Chicken Leftovers

Four Ways to Use Chicken Leftovers

Once you start buying chicken in bulk and doing bulk cooking, you’ll eventually wind up with some serious chicken leftovers. In an ideal world, you’ll even plan to! Leftovers are your friends: they save you time and effort, and they help keep the grocery bill […]