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

#MyWholesome30 Days 3, 4, & 5 – Recaps and Zucchini-Artichoke-Tomato side dish recipe

To go straight to the recipe, click here. Now that I’ve worked out in my own mind how I’m going to be working this program, combining the principles of the Wholesome food groups from Whole30 with my decades of experience … Continue reading

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#MyWholesome30 Day 2 Recap (and Recipes)–Or why two eggs almost made me quit.

Late yesterday, I updated my Day 1 post with a new hashtag and name for the 30-day food journey I’m on, which I’ll explain below. I’m not giving up, and I’m not giving in. But I very quickly learned that … Continue reading

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#MyWholesome30 Day 1 Recap (and Recipes)

UPDATED 8/12/15: I’ll explain further in the Day 2 post, but please note that I’ve changed the name of the program I’m doing for the next 30 days to “My Wholesome 30,” which will be my own personal program inspired … Continue reading

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#Whole30 Day Zero

The more I’ve struggled with sticking to a low-carb lifestyle, the more I’ve come to realize I need something more structured than just “I’m trying to eat low-carb.” Many, many people have recommended the Whole30 program to me as a … Continue reading

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#LowCarb Recipe: Orange-Lime Marinated Pork Chops

I’m at a point at which I’m trying to use up the food I already have in my house before I make another trip to the grocery store for anything but the barest of bare essentials. So yesterday morning, I … Continue reading

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#LowCarb Budget-Friendly Shopping Tip: Spices

One of the things that helps on any healthy food plan, including low-carb, is flavor. And flavor comes from spices. But those can be expensive. Well, I’ve discovered a secret, budget-friendly stash of spices in my grocery stores (Kroger and … Continue reading

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#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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