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Homemade Mayonnaise and Low-Carb BLT

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 30, 2019 | Categories: Recipes

Y’all I love making my own homemade mayonnaise and I love sandwiches. But I try to eat a more high protein, low-carb diet as much as possible. Which isn’t easy for this carb-loving gal. Are you on a low-carb or keto diet? Do you get frustrated trying to find a quick and easy low-carb breakfast, […]

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White Bean and Farro Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 5, 2019 | Categories: Recipes
white bean

It’s back to school time here but even though summer break may be over, the heat of summer is not. So I’m still enjoying salads. I like to incorporate protein in my salads that are plant-based, especially in the summer. I usually opt for vegetarian options like hard-boiled eggs or beans. Sometimes I’ll go with […]

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How to Kick Sugar to the Curb

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 9, 2017 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Exercise like yoga can help kick sugar habit

I won’t lie, it’s not been an easy journey to eat low carbs for this bread loving woman, but kicking sugar to the curb has been easier than I thought it would be. I was a sugar addict, and trust me, sugar is an addiction. However, I’ve not had processed sugar in almost three months. […]

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Lettuce Wraps for a Low Carb Diet

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 18, 2016 | Categories: Food, Health and Fitness, How To, Weight Loss
Lettuce wraps for a low carb lunch

Recently, I’ve been eating a high protein, lower-carb diet. I’m not doing a “low-carb” diet, just cutting back on the carbs a bit, while amping up the protein. I love lettuce wraps and they’re perfect for not only a low carb lunch, but a low calorie lunch, too. One way for me to cut down […]

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