Swerve Chocolate Chip Cookie Review

Today was a beautiful day, so I took my motorcycle out for a nice ride through the twisty roads out in the county. Days like this when the temperature is just right for riding make for a great time. And when I returned home, the day became even better. I walked through the front door…

Sugar Free Pumpkin Bread

    Serves 12 Calories 177 Net Carbs 3 grams Fat 13 grams Protein 5 grams Ingredients 1 cup almond flour 1/4 cup coconut flour 3 Tablespoons golden flaxseed meal, finely ground 3 Tablespoons psyllium husks, finely ground 1 Tablespoon pumpkin pie spice 1 Tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 5 Tablespoons butter or solid…

Super Coffee & Bulletproof Coffee Review

I am not one who will pay for a can of cold coffee on a regular basis. As when home, if I am out and about, running around town, if I want coffee I want it hot and black. I would rather pay for a cup of hot black coffee on any given summer day…

Surviving the Holiday Season

It Begins! Beginning with Halloween and all the scary little Trick or Treaters, we find ourselves slipping down the slippery slope straight into the rest of our fall and winter holidays. How are you going to fare this year? Are you going to maintain your weight, or are you going to gain weight this year?…

Sugar Free Apple Sauce Pumpkin Muffins

Photo by Streetwindy from Pexels Apple sauce and pumpkin add incomparable flavor and plenty of moisture to these muffins. Wrap them individually in waxed paper and freeze to maintain freshness Be sure to actually use pumpkin puree as pumpkin pie fillings are usually loaded with sugar. Cooking spray 1 1/2 cup Carbquick Baking Mix 1 1/4 cup Splenda…

PTSD, Depression, and Good Nutrition

Like many veterans following our military careers, I had a difficult time integrating back into civilian life. I never felt like I fit in with people who had not lived the same life as I had been living. For many of us, the transition from being a high speed, low drag member of the armed…

Knowing Your A1C

Do you know what A1C is and why it matters to you? No, A1C is not some type of algebraic problem that you might have grazed over in junior high school. A1C, HbA1C test determines your average blood sugar (glucose) over the last two to three months. The glucose is the type of sugar in…

Bariatric Surgery Isn’t Easy!

Have you ever considered bariatric surgery for weight loss? Just my opinion, but some people have some strange ideas about weight loss, most of which can border upon the absurd, if not full immersed in it. What we often encounter from people who reach out to us for advice is that they are almost always…

Ocean’s Halo Wasabi Sea Weed Snack Review

Just because I like or dislike a food item, it doesn’t mean that you will not like them. Apparently, since this snack is on the market, there are some people who do like it. I was hoping for more of a wasabi flavor instead of what I could imagine a dead, dried out carp laying…

Melinda’s Ghost Pepper Sauce Review

Brenda Sue and myself always encourage people to be brave and learn to experiment in the kitchen with different tastes, spices, and sauces. I found this ghost pepper sauce the other day while out shopping and just had to give it a try. Once you get past the heat, this pepper sauce is quite delicious….