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Things I Gave Up and Added in 2012

Things I Gave Up and Added in 2012

| January 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

When I look back over 2012 I can’t help but marvel at the amount of items I gave up.  Of course for every thing I gave up, I either added something new or changed the way I did things. Here’s a list of some of the things I gave up last year: Tossed out the […]

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Wonderful Bone Broth

Wonderful Bone Broth

| December 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

I can’t believe how wasteful I’ve been over the years. I recently discovered bone broth. Maybe what I should say is I’ve re-discovered bone broth and cringe when I think about the amount of bones I threw away. Childhood Memories As a kid, I remembered my mother saving bones after Thanksgiving, Christmas or any other […]

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3 and 1/2 Months of Low Carb Eating

3 and 1/2 Months of Low Carb Eating

| December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

One thing I learned about the low-carb journey is that it’s a journey of constant tweaks. In my first month the low-carb I went hog-wild eating fats. I totally changed my eating habits to something that was foreign to my body. The immediate influx of large amount of fats took some getting used to. I […]

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Low Carb – A Way of Life

Low Carb – A Way of Life

| December 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s not just about weight, it’s about health. In the video below, a doctor talks about his first hand experience with diabesity. He suffered from high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes and even had an attack of gout. Listen to his story and how he turned things around:

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Low Carb Bread

Low Carb Bread

| December 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

The other day my brother asked what was the one thing I miss since embracing the low carb way of eating. I had to think for a minute because my transition wasn’t a difficult one. After a moment of thought I had to say I missed the occasional slice of bread and butter. Having said […]

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Low Carb Sleep Benefits

Low Carb Sleep Benefits

| November 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

It wasn’t until we had an overnight guest over the Thanksgiving weekend did I realize just how much my nightly sleeping has improved. Let me see if I can explain this delicately. My husband and I are of the age where we are feeling the effects of health mistakes we made in our youth. Some […]

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Lower Carb Thanksgiving

Lower Carb Thanksgiving

| November 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

I’d like to say we enjoyed a low-carb Thanksgiving, but I’d be telling a halftruth. Actually, we enjoyed a lower carb Thanksgiving. I modified the ingredients on some foods and didn’t cook others to reduce the carb load. However, not everyone at my Thanksgiving table is on a low-carb eating plan so I made a […]

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I Love Jicama

I Love Jicama

| November 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Jicama (pronounced Hik-A-Ma) looks like something you move out of the way of the lawn mower. The one I purchased looked like a huge light-colored rock. It was just as heavy as a huge rock. Cooked vs. Raw I’m sure cooked jicama works just fine for some dishes. My initial venture into jicama land was […]

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Adventures in Low Carb Dining

Adventures in Low Carb Dining

| November 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

The other day we stopped at the diner for breakfast. Hurricane Sandy had knocked our power out so the diner was a quick and easy solution to the breakfast challenge. Being a low carb foodie, I ordered the smoked salmon and cream cheese on a bagel, but told them to hold the bagel. The meal […]

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The Government Knows Low Carb is Healthy

The Government Knows Low Carb is Healthy

| November 13, 2012 | 1 Comment

Since going low carb I continually look for evidence confirming I’m doing the right thing.  Aside from my improved health, reduced blood pressure and normalization of my blood iron count (previously suffered with bouts of anemia if I forgot to take my iron tablets), I love reading about the benefits of low carb eating.  What […]

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