Whether you and your spouse are celebrating Cinco de Mayo or just enjoying salsa while lounging on the couch, you are sure to find a new favorite salsa recipe in our list of fresh salsa recipes below! Which one will you try first? Supplies you need to make fresh salsa Making salsa at home can […]
These guilt-free chocolate coconut Easter eggs are not only perfect for a low carb, low-sugar or ketogenic diet but can also be enjoyed by everyone! Holiday celebrations are usually filled with tons of sweets. If you are following a low carb, low sugar or ketogenic diet, holidays can be a huge drag! Of course, Easter […]
It is official, it is now March Madness! This means game viewing with friends and final four parties. I’ve decided that this year we are going to have a Bloody Mary Bar for our next game day party. I don’t want it to be just any old bar, we are going to have an Extreme […]
Looking for an easy and delicious appetizer for the big game? This warm dried beef dip served with RITZ Crisp & Thins is sure to be a big hit with the crowd.
The beginning of the Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival celebration is coming up on February 5. We’ve never celebrated the Chinese New Year in our family, but recently I learned more about the activities, food, and fun involved with the holiday and thought it would be interesting to share what I’ve learned with you!
Chicken and Pancetta Penne – a delicious, creamy one-pot meal for two. Easy enough for an everyday meal, but fancy enough to serve for a special occasion! Jump to Recipe This easy dish has a lovely white sauce that’s complemented by pancetta. Pancetta, a pork product, is cured rather than smoked, so the flavor is more […]
Last month I introduced you to Hood Calorie Countdown; my new favorite keto friendly milk substitute. Dan and I have been drinking it ever since, and I have been trying it in some ketogenic recipes to see how well it works. The results? It is awesome! You can use your favorite variety of Hood Calorie Countdown in place of milk (regular, almond, soy, etc.) in your favorite recipes and reduce the number of carbs dramatically! That is what I did for these low carb blueberry pancakes and they are so good.
Since the beginning of the year, I have been following a low carb ketogenic diet and it has been going pretty well. I have lost 15 pounds and have kept it off for a few months now. As with any diet, it definitely takes some getting used to. When I first started out, one of the hardest things for me to give up was milk (especially chocolate milk). Did you know that one cup of whole milk has about 12 grams of carbs and 12 grams of sugar? This definitely means that milk is not a keto friendly drink!
Staying on track can be tough when you have a sweet tooth like I do. That is why I love the new Weight Watchers Freestyle™ program. With their list of zero Points® foods, I have the flexibility to incorporate sweet treats into my day and still reach my goals. Plus, with all of the Weight Watchers approved products available at Walmart, sweet treats like these Berry Cheesecake Thins are easy to make!
About a year ago, I decided to try eating more real food and work in organic fruits and vegetables when possible. I’m not a strict “clean eater” by any means, but I have been enjoying making more of my own recipes and buying less processed store-bought food. When I first started doing this, Dan agreed but was definitely a bit hesitant.