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#MyWholesome30 Meal Idea: Marinated Lamb Shoulder Chop and Roasted Cauliflower

It used to be that lamb was one of those meats that almost no one ever served, except for maybe on Easter, and that you didn’t see on restaurant menus unless you were at a Greek, Mediterranean, or Middle Eastern … Continue reading

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#MyWholesome30 Days 18–21 Check-In . . . with a Confession

Up until Friday, I was doing just fine sticking to my Wholesome food plan, now that I made the decision to add a little dairy and a little Splenda (basically, my morning coffee) back into the mix. And then Friday … Continue reading

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#MyWholesome30 Days 6–16: Catching up and Checking In

Recipes will follow in separate posts! So . . . that whole thing about getting better about checking in daily with how I’m doing on My Wholesome 30? Yeah. That didn’t work out so well. But it’s not because I’ve … Continue reading

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#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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#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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90 Days of Low-Carb Recipes: Day 9–The Most Delicious Meatballs in the World

I’ll confess right now that I’ve never made meatballs before. Not small ones, not giant ones, not “just-right” ones. But one of the low-carb blogs I follow had several meatball recipes, so I thought it might behoove me to try … Continue reading

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