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Archive | May, 2012

Low Carb Fall Off the Bone Ribs

I work all day in an office.  When I come home I want to eat like a princess:D  That is where the slow cooker comes into play.  When I made the pulled pork I realized I haven’t utilized my slow cooker in ages.  Now I’m on a rampage to slow cook everything.  I tried beef,…

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Make it Paleo – Pulled Pork Barbecue

YUM!  Well, that sums up this post!  Flipping through Make it Paleo gave me the inspiration to try foods that I never eat and that looked complicated like pulled pork and homemade barbecue sauce.  I can’t get over the ease of every recipe in this book.  The recipes are simple, the ingredients are simple, but…

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BOOK REVIEW – The Paleo Diet and Make it Paleo

My sister in-law, a librarian, lent me a cookbook a few weeks ago.  I was super excited and it was The Paleo Diet Cookbook by Loren Cordain.  As I read it, my excitement turned to disappointment.  Mr. Cordain shared a lot of recipes but not realistic recipes you and I would want to make.  His…

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Low Carb All-Dressed Kale Chips

Kale Chips

How has your Victoria Day long weekend been treating you?  The weather is gorgeous here.  So far I have done some shopping at a few local shops and garage sales.  I picked up two beautiful locally painted pictures.  I love them!  I’m going to change the yellow mat for a white mat and frame them…

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Low Carb Orange Chicken

I was having one of those days where I was so clueless about how to flavour my chicken then BAM it came to me, Orange Chicken.  Then the question of how do I make orange chicken low carb?  Well, I figured I would approach it in the simplest manner.  Use a real orange to flavour…

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Pecan Pie Lara Bars

*This recipe was originally a guest post on Kristina’s blog, Whipped.  She asked me to guest post while she was away in New York City.  So head on over and check out the original article with my original (bad) photos.  You can find the article here. Are you craving pecan pie like me?  Here’s a way to…

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Gluten Free Lobster Cakes (Low Carb)

I thought I was having chicken for supper tonight.  Chicken turned into pre-cooked lobster.  But what do you do with a cold pre-cooked lobster?  I wasn’t feeling the whole dipping it into garlic butter.  I had the thought to try a lobster cake.  I was a little intimidated.  Okay, maybe more like very intimidated since…

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Dominican Trip

I spent 9 AMAZING days in the Dominican.   The sun was sooo warm and the beach was great.  I had so much fun that I didn’t want to come home.  I was hoping Air Canada would go on strike again and leave me stranded in the Dominican.  I stayed in the town of Samana.  The…

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Strawberry Mousse with Coconut Whipped Cream and Fresh Strawberry Sauce (GF, DF, and V) – Guest Post by Kristina

Strawberry Mousse

Kristina is an amazing baker and her recipes capture creativity.  I love looking through her blog, Whipped, for dessert ideas.  All of this is accomplished by her while working on her degree.  Checkout her blog for her imaginative dessert concoctions!  Hi everyone! I am so excited to be guest posting today for Carol! Her website…

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Low Carb Zucchini Ripieni (GF) – Guest Post by Jessica Hose

Today we are honoured with Jessica Hose as our guest.  Jessica is the hardest working blogger I know.  Not only does she run her blog, Oh Cake, work as a professional chef but she also founded the Food Bloggers Network on Facebook.  If you are a food blogger be sure to check it out for…

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Postpartum Depression – Guest Post by Tammi Forcier

Tammi is an amazing woman.  She is a wife and mother. She writes the blog, Momma’s Meals, which combines food and stories of motherhood.  Today she is sharing a brave story that maybe you can relate to or it can help you get through your current struggles in life.  MY JOURNEY I’ve always been a…

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Chocolate Avocado Mousse – Guest Post by Lauren

Chocolate Avocado Mousse

I’m proud to have Lauren from Part Time House Wife filling in for me today.  Lauren is a witty young married woman conquering the world of food blogging.  Her recipes are soooo delicious looking.  She covers everything on her blog from drinks, apps, snacks to dinner with a side dish of her daily life with…

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