Eggs – peeling back the mystery

Why we eat 4 eggs a day… Each.

Posted by Kyle

Nutrition on the whole is an incredibly tricky topic to discuss. There is so much information/misinformation out there in support or against any given diet that it is hard to separate fact from fiction. A lot of times it is actually both fact and fiction because depending on the individual – what is best for you might not be best for someone else.

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Low Carb Zucchini Spaghetti Recipe

One of the biggest challenges I felt when first going low carb was what to make my family for dinner. We were so used to baking a frozen store bought something because it was fast and easy and we were busy! The only thing that has changed is that now, we are busier than ever.

Posted by Bonnie

One of the biggest challenges I felt when first going low carb was what to make my family for dinner. We were so used to baking a frozen store bought something because it was fast and easy and we were busy! The only thing that has changed is that now, we are busier than ever.

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For the Love of Cheese – How To Make Easy Fresh Cheese

Cheese. It’s so expensive that when Bonnie and I moved out of our parents’ homes, it took me 3 promotions before I considered myself able to purchase it on a regular basis!

Posted by Kyle

Cheese. My life force. After the love for my family and my animals is probably my love for cheese. But it is darn expensive! For any Canadian, take a trip down to the USA and you’ll see prices that are usually between 1/4 – 1/2 what we pay. It’s so expensive that when Bonnie and I moved out of our parents’ homes, it took me 3 promotions before I considered myself able to purchase it on a regular basis! This is all thanks to the supply management system brought in during the ’70’s (and controlled by the Canadian Dairy Commission) to counteract surplus milk production and ensure fair returns for farmers. Very noble cause but it sure hits the wallet for (large) consumers like me!

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How to low-carbify Thanksgiving

Lose pounds now, eat pie later.

Posted by Bonnie

Ok. Thanksgiving. It just passed for those in the USA and we celebrated in October in Canada. There is just no hope of a traditional Thanksgiving feast if you’re low carb – especially on the Atkins 20 which is closest to how we eat. Turkey? Check. Stuffing? Nope. Sweet potato? Nope. Regular mashed potato? Nope. Cranberry sauce? Nope? Gravy? Nope. Pumpkin flavored anything? Nope. I could go on.

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