Creative Home Summer Pinterest Party

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Pinterest Party

Woot woot! We're doing it again. Our last Pinterest Party was such a success, we thought we'd have another one. This time we are celebrating Summer and who can argue with that? It's been a long intense winter for many folks and with the warm weather finally on the way, a little (read: HUGE) celebration is in order, wouldn't you say?     Now, since there was a bit of confusion last time, let me explain a little about how this will work. You follow the Creative Home … Continue Reading

Macadamia Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Low Carb Macadamia Nut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

All the buttery goodness of macadamia nuts in a delicious low carb, grain-free cookie.  I am just going to go ahead and call these what they really are: fat bomb cookies. Seriously. I did not set out to make fat bombs in cookie form but it just happened. And who am I to deny the outcome? I should have known. Macadamia nuts are so buttery and filling on their own, I should have known that making nut butter with them and then turning them into cookies would result in rich, buttery, … Continue Reading

Broccoli Stem Noodles with Sesame Ginger Dressing

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Low Carb Broccoli Stem Noodles with Sesame Ginger Dressing

Fresh low carb noodles made out of broccoli stalks! Paired with an Asian-inspired sesame-ginger dressing, it makes a wonderful healthy salad. This ridiculously easy and fresh recipe is brought to you by your local spiralizer. Egads, I love that thing. It really is a fun gadget to use and now everybody is turning everything into noodles. Got some zucchini? Spiralize it! Got some rutabaga? Spiralize it! Don't know what to do with all that cucumber, or those turnips or radishes? Yup, you got … Continue Reading

Homemade Low Carb Tiger Butter

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Low Carb Sugar Free Tiger Butter Recipe

Ever had Tiger Butter? Try this low carb, sugar-free no-bake confection. All the great flavors of white chocolate, peanut butter and dark chocolate mixed together. There's simply nothing else like it. I can distinctly remember the first time I walked into The Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. It had recently opened on Robson Street in Vancouver and I was eager to check it out on the recommendation of some friends. Ever a lover of all things chocolate, hearing that a new speciality … Continue Reading

Grilled Steak with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

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Low Carb Grilled Steak And Mushrooms

This is your ultimate low carb summer grilling recipe. The best grilled steak topped with melt-in-your-mouth creamy sautéed mushrooms. Break out the grill now! Well, this is just about the most perfect recipe to follow up my book review yesterday. In case you missed it, I reviewed the work of Nina Teicholz, a fabulous book called The Big Fat Surprise. It's a wonderful and engaging expose on the state of modern nutrition and how we got here. There's no need for me to say it all again, but … Continue Reading

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