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Stevia is an appetite stimulant…for livestock?

A couple of weeks ago I added the natural, nearly carb-free, sugar replacement stevia to my diet. With that addition came a relentless urge to snack (which I chalked up to cyclic moodiness, ahem) and an upward creep in weight. … Continue reading

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Low-Carb Gluten-Free Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

As you may have noticed, I tend to lean toward cake and bread recipes. Looks like I’m going to fail to deviate from that trend yet again — I found this recipe over at About.com and had to give it … Continue reading

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Low-Carb Gluten-Free “Donut” Muffins: Making Use of Flax Part 2

I just found this recipe over at About.com for a yummy-looking treat that totally fits into a low-carb and Paleo lifestyle: Cinnamon-and-butter-topped flax meal muffins, designed to taste like donuts (be still my carbaholic heart!). About.com’s Low Carb Diet section … Continue reading

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Sweetener Equivalency Chart

If you cook low-carb, and especially if you love to bake, you know at some point you have to swap out the sugar for something else, whether artificial or natural. Here’s a quick list of equivalencies for many sweeteners to … Continue reading

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