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“Get Better” Soup

This soup is a crowd favorite around here regardless of what’s ailing us.  Whether it’s a cold, the flu, or a nasty stomach bug, this chicken soup is sure to soothe and heal whatever has you feeling lousy. Ingredients: 1 … Continue reading

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Chili Done Chernobyl-Style v2.0

I modified my go-to chili recipe so that it’s a bit thinner.  It’s still wicked-hot and very filling, but it won’t mound on your spoon like a glob of peanut butter would.  I think this’ll be the way I start … Continue reading

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Sarah’s Pumpkin Soup with Italian Sausage

This soup has been a favorite in the Wittekind household for years.  It’s a variation of a recipe called “Phoebe’s Pumpkin and Sausage Soup“, and it wasn’t until I got ready to prepare it for a pitch-in that I realized … Continue reading

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Low-Carb “Breaded” Chicken Tenders

After purchasing a small deep fryer at Aldi, we “invented” breading for chicken that worked shockingly well.  I even breaded some bone-in chicken thighs and I was shocked by our success, especially because I’ve never enjoyed fried chicken.  I hope … Continue reading

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Recipe Review: Pumpkin Pancakes from Civilized Caveman Cooking Creations

Last week, I was catching up on podcasts, and I happened to catch an episode of The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore that featured George Bryant, the “Civilized Caveman”.  George spent a lot of time talking about … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Coconut Cookies

I know these cookies aren’t very photogenic, but the taste more than makes up for it.  The first time I made these, I was afraid the batter wouldn’t make it into the oven! Ingredients 1/2 c coconut oil, melted 1/4 … Continue reading

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Loaded Mashed Cauliflower

Some folks in the low-carb scene call these “fautatoes”, but we call them “heaven in a bowl”.  Even folks who don’t like cauliflower will devour this dish! In fact, I’ve been known to eat leftovers for breakfast! Ingredients: 24 oz … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Coconut Spice Cookies

I modified a recipe that a friend gave me, and I came up with these delicious, gluten-free coconut cookies.  Makes four dozen cookies. Ingredients: 2 sticks butter, room temperature 8 eggs 1 t vanilla sweetener equivalent to 1 1/2 c … Continue reading

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Today’s Menu (01/20/12)

I’m really feeling under the weather today, but I’m getting my stuff done.  It’ll definitely be an early night. Breakfast: scrambled eggs with bacon, mushrooms, red onion, and olive oil Lunch: leftovers from breakfast blackberries Dinner: chicken breast cooked in … Continue reading

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Today’s Menu (01/19/12)

Factory meat at every meal, I know, but it is what it is.  Still, I’m happy to have another day under my belt with no dairy! I don’t seem to be getting any sicker from the cold that I’m fighting.  … Continue reading

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