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#LowCarb #Recipe: Orange-Lime Marinated Salmon

As mentioned in my previous post, I’m trying to follow the Activate cycle of the 17-Day Diet (visit that post to find out more about it). Which means finding new and tasty ways to make poultry and fish dishes, since … Continue reading

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#17Day “Activate” #LowCarb Kickstart for 2018

I started the 17-Day Diet “Activate” cycle today in order to kick-start my low-carb eating for 2018. If you’re not familiar, you can learn the basics of the plan on the 17-Day Diet Blog (which includes the Cycle 1/”Activate” food … Continue reading

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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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