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Crock Pot BBQ Rib Tips and Cauliflower Mash

Crock Pot BBQ Rib Tips and Cauliflower Mash

Hey all. Although Fall isn’t quite here yet in North Carolina, I thought I’d pull out the old crock pot and try out something new. Barbecue pork rib tips and cauliflower mash! Crock pots are awesome. The whole idea of just throwing ingredients in, setting it, and forgetting it is probably one of the best things out there. This is especially true for those that have busy days and not enough time to spend working on a meal in the…

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Preparation Prevents Pounds – Low Carb Meal Planning

Preparation Prevents Pounds – Low Carb Meal Planning

Thinking ahead isn’t everyone’s strong suit. Many people probably never even give their next meal a thought. I was much like this in the past. I was also 100 lbs heavier in the past. Now you may be one of those lucky few individuals who are able to make it up on the fly and still stay in shape. I am not. I thought I would dedicate this post to explaining why meal prep is an important element to living my…

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Low and Slow – Low Carb Sweet and Smoky Ribs

Low and Slow – Low Carb Sweet and Smoky Ribs

Another summer day is another grilling day in my house. We had some company coming through town, so I thought today would be a good day for me to fire up the grill (of course) and smoke up a nice rack of sweet and smoky baby back ribs. I’m certainly glad I did, and I think everyone else was too! I made up my own blend of dry rub for these ribs, which you can find at the bottom. I then…

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Starting Out On A Low Carb / Ketogenic Diet – Snacks and Energy

Starting Out On A Low Carb / Ketogenic Diet – Snacks and Energy

So you’ve decided to take plunge, and it’s awful. You’re hungry all the time. You’ve got headaches during all of your waking hours. You’ve got an upset stomach and the runs, or even worse, not even being able to go. I’ve been there, and it’s tough. Well today I will be giving some tips on how to keep it up. I definitely felt like it was almost too much to bear during the beginning, but it does get easier. There…

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Low Carb Wraps and Breads – Review of Flatout Hungry Girl Foldit

Low Carb Wraps and Breads – Review of Flatout Hungry Girl Foldit

Product: Flatout Hungry Girl Foldit Flatbread 100% Whole Wheat with Flax Where to buy:  Amazon, Walmart (in stores), Other Groceries (I’m sure) Price:  17.95 on Amazon (as of the creation of this post) for a pack of 2 with a total of 16 pieces of bread. Flatout Hungry Girl Foldit Flatbread 100% Whole Wheat with Flax – Product Overview The other day I ran into some of these Flat breads while at my local WalMart. I usually grab some low carb pitas…

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Ketogenic Diet vs Low Carb vs What I Do – My Top 3 Diet Strategies

Ketogenic Diet vs Low Carb vs What I Do – My Top 3 Diet Strategies

It’s very likely that you’ve heard some, if not all, of the terms ketogenic diet, low carb diet, paleo, atkins, etc. Today I will be telling you what my own diet is, and a little bit of my journey. I won’t be giving you a whole bunch of links to studies that have been conducted for two reasons. You can Google them yourselves. You’ll always find that one study contradicts another one. I’ve read tons of studies and articles. The…

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One Small Step

One Small Step

One small step doesn’t seem like a lot, does it? However, that one small step is sometimes the hardest thing in the world to do. Like the guy who made that footprint in the picture above, I felt like I was completely out of my depth when I decided to change my life. Being in new territory is scary. Perhaps you’ve been on countless other diet programs in the past, and it seems like life just keeps you on a…

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A Low Carb Feast For Kings

A Low Carb Feast For Kings

Rachel and I had some friends over for a little Memorial Day bar-b-que, and let me tell you, we had some food!! I decided on making some smoked wings, steak, shrimp, asparagus, corn, and a low carb triple berry pie. I think I did pretty well, if I do say so myself. I’ll post the full recipes shortly, but here are a few pics from the cook out. I first used the snake method of low and slow smoking for…

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Low Carb Appetizer Recipes – Memorial Day Hot Wings!!

Low Carb Appetizer Recipes – Memorial Day Hot Wings!!

  I am an absolute fiend for some wings, and my wonderful bride-to-be loves them as well! She just won’t eat them unless it’s at home. So, I came up with this recipe. These wings are baked until they are crispy. Then I toss them in a sauce of jerk seasoning and Louisiana Hot Sauce. These are perfect for having as an appetizer, or they can be a meal in and of themselves. This is definitely one of my go…

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Memorial Day Weekend Waffles!

Memorial Day Weekend Waffles!

  I thought this weekend was the perfect time for my new recipe of Browned Butter Coconut Flour Waffles! With only 5 grams of effective carbs, these waffles were a delicious and delectable treat for this Memorial Day Weekend. Perfect with a little butter, fruit, whipped cream, or just some Sugar Free Syrup by Cary’s that I favor. Enjoy! Coconut Flour Browned Butter Waffles – (5 effective carbs per waffle!!) Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 10-15 minutes (depends on…

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