Monthly Archives: February 2011

Low Carb Jicama Chips

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZXxc0n9LZE I have been testing and experimenting with jicama as a low carb conversion food for potatoes.  Like someone said in the comments, a low carb french fry seems to be the holy grail.  I have not been able to … Continue reading

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Nut flours – what are they good for?

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGMnpMNKAHI What are nut flours good for?  Absolutely something! Say it again! In this video, I just wanted to detail how easy it was to grind your own nut flours since most grocery stores do not carry them or they … Continue reading

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Atkins Diet Recipes: Low Carb Chicken Pot Pie

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZUJyYdjsFE When I was growing up around age 6 or 7, I burned my leg pretty bad on a chicken pot pie as it flipped over on to it.  It was at least second degree burn, and I honestly didn’t … Continue reading

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Weed or delicious “Induction Friendly” fruit / vegetable? Low Carb Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Omy7l-8XeKU I was inspired to make this favorite dessert of my Grandma by another low carb blog, called “All day I dream about Food.” (http://bit.ly/goEXXr)  I updated it to be similar to my grandma’s recipe, and my wife and kids … Continue reading

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No Chinese on Atkins Diet – Pshaw! Low Carb Sweet n’ Sour Chicken recipe

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hk2_Pcw7r20 You think of typical Chinese foods, and you often think of breaded deep fried pieces of meat with overdone vegetables submerged in a corn starch-filled sauce that has enough simple carbs to cause glycemic shock.  Before Atkins, I would … Continue reading

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Atkins Diet in the kitchen — Low Carb Whipped Cream (IF)

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dDwhdM-v8k In another one of my quick how to videos in the kitchen ( here are the last ones), I wanted to provide any newbies who hadn’t yet seen the ease of making your own whipping cream and also remind … Continue reading

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On the hook – Cellcom Green Bay Marathon

With the marathon registration already above 95%, I could not dawdle any longer in making my mind up which Spring Marathon I was going to do.  This morning I was honestly convinced that I was going to do the Lincoln … Continue reading

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Frustration and motivation…

I am going to paraphrase someone’s posting to an online Atkins forums. I did so good all day today.  Then I went out for supper at a local restaurant and couldn’t resist the noodles and the dessert that the nice … Continue reading

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Last Super Bowl recipe: Low Carb Stuffed Mushrooms (IF)

Atkins Diet Recipes: Stuffed Mushrooms I’ll be the first one to admit that I am not a big mushroom fan, and I’ll pick it off my pizza if we get one with it on.  My wife and eldest daughter wanted … Continue reading

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Life in NuVal Universe…

I was strolling through Hy-Vee earlier today looking for chicharrones, and I just so happened to be surprised by what Nuval had ranked Corn Tortillas on their recommendation.  For those unaware what the NuVal scoring system is: The NuVal™ System … Continue reading

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