These Are My Superfoods: The Big Fat Surprise Book Review

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These are my super foods - bacon, butter, cream, cheese, eggs

Bacon is a superfood. So is butter. Don't believe me? A review of The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet. So today we get a little more serious than usual. You know, a lot of what I write about here is pure fluff. I just have fun with it, I write whatever little anecdote amuses me at the time and I try my damnedest to make you laugh. It's the stuff I like to write most and as such, it's probably the stuff I write best. It rolls easily out of my fingers … Continue Reading

Mascarpone Mousse with Roasted Strawberries

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Low Carb Mascarpone Mousse with Sugar-Free Roasted Strawberries

This creamy low carb mousse is made with sweet mascarpone cheese and whipped cream. Topped with roasted strawberries, it's an easy yet elegant dessert. Stop the presses! Hold everything! This, right here, right now, is a memorable moment. Take a deep breath, sit up straight and make sure you are paying attention. Because this is big, friends. This is noteworthy. This is historical. This, this lovely, sweet and creamy low carb dessert...this is the first recipe to come out of my new … Continue Reading

Chocolate Avocado Raspberry Smoothie

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Low Carb Chocolate Avocado Raspberry Smoothie Recipe

Want a great low carb smoothie that doesn't skimp on flavour? This dairy-free Chocolate Avocado Smoothie recipe makes a delicious filling snack or recovery drink.  You know what's so great about smoothies? They can really be anything you want them to be. They can be breakfast, they can be a snack, they even be lunch or dinner or dessert. They can be jam-packed full of nutritious ingredients or they can be something of a sweet treat. They can fit into virtually any diet or lifestyle; they … Continue Reading

Andes Mint Fudge

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Healthy Low Carb Andes Mint Fudge

Love the minty chocolate taste of Andes Mints? This healthy low carb fudge recipe has all the same great flavours and none of the sugar! Happy Mother's Day! Okay, confession time: this fudge is not really made of Andes Mints. There isn’t even a hint of Andes Mint in this fudge and in fact, there were no Andes Mints anywhere in the vicinity when I was creating this fudge. So why give it a name with such a blatant nod to the popular mint and chocolate candy? Well it certainly looks like an … Continue Reading

Savory Zucchini Feta Muffins

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Low Carb Savory Zucchini Feta Muffins

These savory low carb muffins are the perfect complement to a salad or soup meal. Or just slather them with butter and eat them for breakfast! Let's discuss muffins today, shall we? I love a good muffin and I grew up eating them relatively frequently. These were not, mind you, the giant bakery or grocery store muffins you see around these days. No, no, these were the properly-sized, not-your-whole-day's-worth-of-calories-and-sugar muffins baked in a standard muffin tin. And they were … Continue Reading

Recipes You Don’t Want to Miss, Volume 2!

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Best low carb recipes April and May 2015

Featuring some of my best low carb recipes from April and May. You don't want to miss these! As always, I have been a busy little bee, creating a ton of great recipes and other content for some great sites and publications. It's a good thing I love doing what I do, because I do a lot of it! So it's time for another low carb recipe and article collection. I don't want you to miss out on any of the good stuff. There are some wonderful Mother's Day recipes here too. I recommend the peanut … Continue Reading

Chocolate Peanut Butter Buckeye Cake

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Low Carb Chocolate Peanut Butter Buckeye Cake

What do you call tender low carb chocolate bundt cake filled with creamy peanut butter cheesecake? Buckeye cake, naturally. Bound to be your new favorite low carb dessert recipe! Some recipes just refuse to be easily named. Which is a real problem in food blogger land because recipes have to have a descriptive but enticing name. So you come up with a great concept and you're all "Yes! I am amazing!", and you set to work creating your masterpiece and it works out just as well, perhaps even … Continue Reading

Low Carb Strawberry Margaritas

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Low Carb Sugar-Free Strawberry Margaritas

The best low carb fresh strawberry margaritas, just in time for Cinco de Mayo! Fresh berries, a splash of lime and plenty of tequila. No added sugar. So I wasn't going to post this until Monday but I changed my mind and decided to bring it to you one day early. See, many of you are planners, deciding several days in advance what you are going to make and eat and drink for a particular occasion. Or even what you are going to eat day to day, as evidenced by the popularity of meal plans on … Continue Reading