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Recipe: Crispy Cheese

When I started low carb several years ago I was militant. Nothing that was over a small handful of carbs was allowed on the plate. No corn, no carrots and of course no chips or crackers. Unfortunately this meant a lot of the same things over and over. It is amazing how you miss the simple crunch of a cracker or chip. While you may get a crunch from a piece of radish or carrot, it is really not the same and I missed that “mouth feel” in addition to the taste. Many of the snacks I ended up with involved cheese and meat. While I love cheese, it got to a be a little much. Read More

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Delicious & Easy Gluten-Free Chicken Pot Pie

I’ve recently been very blessed to reconnect with a dear friend I had lost touch with.  This friend was one of those women that within 5 minutes of meeting each other we felt like sisters.  We spoke every single day for years, and years and then life just got in the way.  We both had some difficult roads to navigate and unfortunately we were too lost in our own struggles to help each other.  This friend is someone I am so glad to have back in my life!  We are talking/texting almost daily again, she now lives in the same town as me and I cannot wait until we get to meet for lunch again soon! Read More

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Veganize This – Halloween Edition

My favorite holiday, Halloween, is quickly approaching and I had my annual horror movie marathon/junk food party last weekend to celebrate. One of the main elements to this party? The junk food! And as a long-time vegan, I’ve learned how to keep my beloved sweets in my life by simply replacing a few ingredients here and there. Read More

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My daughter and I made this the other day and it turned out better than I thought it would. My 4-year-old approves too. There were lots of finger dips and licking of spoons as we made it. Read More

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I’ll just get to the point. Being lactose intolerant sucks. I could never live without things like cheese and sometimes suffer so I can indulge in an ice cream cone craving. What’s so great about these popsicles are that they’re dairy free and vegan. Finally, we can enjoy something as delicious as an orange creamsicle without the ill effects. Woo hoo! Read More