Low Carb

Low-carb breakfast

I’m a three meal-a-day kind of girl, plus snacks in between. So I definitely start my day with breakfast. Before I started cutting carbs I ate plenty of cereal for breakfast or oatmeal in the winter. And I absolutely love french toast. I’ve even been know to eat pop tarts. Are you noticing a trend…i.e, lots of sugar. Breakfast was …

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Denise Kamp Blog

Pizza the low-carb way

One ingredient that’s popping up in a lot of low-carb recipes is cauliflower and cauliflower rice.  There are some yummy looking recipes using cauliflower rice for pizza crusts but I have not tried them yet.   However, I have had success using a tortilla wrap for my personal pizzas.  Tumaro’s has a Multi-Grain Low-in-Carb 60 calorie wrap that I brown …

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Anti-aging, Denise Kamp Blog

Contacts

The constant on and off of reading glasses has gotten old so I decided to give contacts a try and started with monovision.    First, I tried a mild prescription.  For anyone unfamiliar with this process, monovision means a contact in one eye.  And since my right eye has about 20/60 distance vision, that was the eye that got the …

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Denise Kamp Blog

Recipes

Have I mentioned how I hate to cook?  But for some strange reason, I love collecting recipes and cookbooks.   I know I’m not alone in this, because I’ve commiserated with many shoppers as we peruse the cookbook selection at bookstores and book fairs.  I’m better now than I used to be, but I still have way too many cookbooks.   …

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Low Carb, Weight Loss

New Atkins Products

Atkins has added a lot of new products to their line of ready to eat foods. There are Lift Protein Drinks with 20g of Protein and 1g of Carbs in Orange, Lemon, or Berry. There are also Lift Protein Bars in Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough and other flavors. The bars have 21g of protein and 5 net carb grams after …

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Anti-aging

Has anyone seen my glasses

We all get older.   No getting around it,  and it sure beats the alternative.  That said, one relatively new sign of aging truly gets on my last nerve.   The fact that I can no longer read without glasses which means I have to put them on every time I check out a label for the carb listing…or anything …

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Weight Loss

Lose It App

I have been a member of the Lose It community for over five years and I am still amazed that this food tracker is free, unless you subscribe to the Premium service.  I began tracking online at loseit.com but once I got my first iPhone, I began tracking what I ate with the LoseIt app.  I am able to scan …

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