Author Archives: Kaye Dacus

About Kaye Dacus

Kaye Dacus Academic Editor (at NCU). Published Author (11 novels, dozens of articles, essays, poems). Prolific Procrastinator. www.kayedacus.com

#LowCarb Recipe: Creamy Chicken and Artichoke Casserole

So it’s Friday afternoon. I went to the gym this morning for my third work out this week (I’ve been really bad about only going on Mondays for my appointment with my personal trainer, but then not doing anything else … Continue reading

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#LowCarb Recipe: Zucchini Noodles with Artichoke and Tomato Marinade

Yesterday on Facebook, some Canadian friends of mine posted a meme from the Toronto Public Library that said, “Pick up the nearest book to you, turn to page 45. The first sentence explains your love life.” When I picked up … Continue reading

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When Lamb Is Cheaper than Beef (Updated)

Original Post: So, I picked up this gorgeous 2.2 lb boneless leg of lamb roast at Costco this morning. I also picked up a tub of tzatziki sauce/dip and marinated the lamb in it for a couple of hours. Now … Continue reading

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When Lamb Is Cheaper than Beef

So, I picked up this gorgeous 2.2 lb boneless leg of lamb roast at Costco this morning. I also picked up a tub of tzatziki sauce/dip and marinated the lamb in it for a couple of hours. Now I’m just … Continue reading

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#LowCarbRecipe: Easy Beef Stroganoff (with Green Beans)

I was in a rush last night and needed something quick and hearty that I could make for lunches the rest of this week and next (the last two weeks I’ll be working in an office—starting June 8, I’ll be … Continue reading

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Everyday Superhero Training

Hey, all! More recipes coming soon. But in the meantime, I’d love to introduce you to my personal trainer, Julian, who has started his own YouTube Channel. I know he intends to post some short videos a couple of times … Continue reading

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New kitchen tools!

These were sitting in a box on my front porch when I got home tonight. Can’t wait to start using them and trying out new recipes!

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#Low-Carb Recipe: Bacon-Wrapped, Jalapeno-Popper-Stuffed Chicken

I’m always on the lookout for new and interesting recipes that not only bring together some of my favorite flavors, but which put an interesting and unique spin to boring old boneless, skinless chicken meat. For my meal plan this … Continue reading

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#LowCarb Recipe: Roasted Parmesan-Crusted Zucchini

I spend so much time concentrating on finding recipes for and making main dishes that I have to force myself to look for and try recipes for low-carb side dishes. It gets really old just opening up a can of … Continue reading

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#LowCarb Recipe: Greek Yogurt- and Mustard-Marinated Lamb

Lamb is one of my favorite proteins to eat (duck is another—I know, I have very expensive tastes!), and to me, Greek-style flavors seem to go really well with it. So while I’m sure this isn’t authentically Greek (thus my … Continue reading

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