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Low Carb Spaghetti and Meat Sauce

Pasta is total comfort food. I love a big bowl of spaghetti and meat sauce. For people who are unable to have flour in their diet, pasta is torture. Gluten free pasta is torture-lite. I started using Miracle Noodles a couple months ago and found that they were awesome. Here’s my recipe.

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Chinese Sausage Hash

Going onto keto means that I miss out on Chinese food. It’s combination of sauce, breading and noodles makes the whole cuisine clash with a ketogenic diet. I concocted a Chinese sausage hash to have for breakfast. It has all of the hits: Chinese sausage, garlic and ginger. It also works with keto: meat, fibrous […]

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Grabbing The Elephant and Making It Into The Winning Horse

I have had plenty of time to grab at different parts of the elephant of success. At the same time, I find myself at a crossroads about which route leads to success.

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10 Good Foods and 10 Bad Choices For Keto

Good and bad choices with the ketogenic diet

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Keto Coconut Bacon Fudge

How TO Make Keto Fudge Thanks goes to Pam Sterling for letting me reproduce this great recipe: Ok, this is a totally amazing discovery.  I have been eating a Ketogenic Diet (high healthy fats, low carb, moderate protein) for a while now.  The premise of a Keto diet is that you switch over from being […]

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Keto Sweet Potato Pancakes… or Waffles…

How To Make Keto Waffles I discovered sweet potato waffles last year and I loved them. In swapping to the Keto diet, I wanted to find something akin to that but still true to the Ketogenic ratios. This recipe mostly holds to that end result: you still get the sweet potato flavor while sidestepping the […]

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Keto Pad Thai Salad

How to Make Pad Thai Salad With spring here, there is an increased need to find lighter options and foods that could come along on a picnic. I like pad thai but the noodles pose a problem on a keto diet. A compromise is to make this with shirataki noodles (aka yam noodles) and prep […]

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The Duty of Butterflies

I think a lot about the phenomenon of transformation. In some species, transformations are profound: from a larva to a butterfly. In some, it’s subtle as when a human grows from a pudgy baby to a lanky adult. Because human growth has these subtle physical differences, the domain of change is within. In how we […]

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48 and 49

I am 49. This is the 48th month of my Rebuild. When i started this process four years ago, I didn’t really know what I was doing. I was in a very deep well. I know I had to do something. I doubted myself. I felt horrible. I would later discover that I was put […]

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Seven Recipes that are Flour Free

Since the fit is in, there are many people who are on a “gluten-free” or “flour-free” campaign to make sure that they are not eating them anymore. Or there might have been times when you start panicking because one of your guests whom you have invited over the dinner is allergic to wheat and you […]

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Salmon Avocado Kale Cups

I have been on a kick of making sure I had three things in my breakfasts: Vitamin C, Potassium and Omega 3. On the other days I accomplished that by having and orange, a banana and a small piece of salmon. On a Sunday: I got fancier. I made cups from red pepper, kale and […]

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Break Some Eggs

In December of 2014, I said, “I’m going to talk about rebuilding my life.” I also said, “I’ll do this over the next six months.” 2015 happened. But more than that happening, there was the reality of trial and error applied to a real life.

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