Low Carb Onion Rings

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I've had this huge bag of coconut flour sitting in my pantry for what seems like forever. Got a huge bag of it at Sam's Club.  Finally getting around to trying out some recipes with it. Coconut flour is a great subsitute for regular flour when trying to eat low carb. That and almond flour. It's great for coating food like onions or other vegetables. The Big Game is coming up soon, and if you have any friends or relatives that are on low carb diets these would be great to make for them. ...

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How to Follow Weight Watchers SmartPoints Program

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  Weight Watchers has updated their Points Plus system to the new SmartsPoints Program now. Here's what has changed! On the Weight Watcher's home page it talks about how you can have an egg for 2 points and add healthy options like tomatoes and scallions for 0 points, and low fat cheddar cheese (2 points) and canadian bacon (2 points). The omelet would come out to be 6 points and you'd have 24 points left over for the day. This new diet almost sounds to me like a low carb ...

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Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken

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Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken is a Crock Pot recipe that you can whip up together in no time! The hard part is waiting for it to get done! Totally better than take-out.  Slow Cooker Honey Seasame Chicken is super simple to make. In a small bowl combine the honey, soy sauce, ketchup, onion, oil, garlic powder and cornstarch in a small bowl. Place the chicken in the slow cooker. You can dice the chicken into smaller bite size pieces but I just left the chicken breasts in whole. Dump the ho ...

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Soft and Chewy M&M Cookies

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This cookie is BY FAR my favorite cookie that always disappears first on the Christmas cookie tray! They are very simple, but kids and adults alike will love this chewy packed cookie with M&M's. You can make these festive by using Red and Green holiday M&Ms  around Christmas time.    Christmas baking this year is EXPENSIVE. Eggs are 3.00 for a large container and 4 sticks of butter is around $4.00. That doesn't stop me from baking though. This is my first batch of Holiday cookies an ...

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Rumchata Hot Chocolate

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This boozy Rumchata Hot Chocolate is the perfect Holiday treat to serve on a cold Winter's night.    This is the best hot chocolate I've ever made because: 1. It's spiked with Rumchata AND 2.  Andes mints. What is Rumchata you ask? If you've never tried this cinnamon flavored creme liquor before you're missing out. I would suggest going over to the liquor store now and buying a bottle of it. Then there's the Andes mints. You might think cinnamon and mint chips might be a weird c ...

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Baked Brie with Apples and Cranberries

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    Gooey brie cheese melted in a cast iron skillet and topped with apples, dried cranberries and brown sugar. Once the warm apples and cranberries hit the cheese after you take the cheese  out of the oven, the brie starts oozing all over the cast iron. It's best to keep some kind of parchment paper underneath the brie cheese, when you melt it. That wouldn't be any fun cleaning out the cast iron skillet after. Next week is Treat day at work. It's this day where everyone brings in so ...

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Glazed Gingerbread Bundt Cake

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Gingerbread houses and cookies are always fun to decorate during the Holidays. One year, I was invited to a gingerbread house decorating party and it was super fun. I made an out house made out of gingerbread  and even the toilet for the house. It was pretty funny. The image of the out house is floating somewhere around this blog. Search on the sidebar for gingerbread and you'll probably find it. :) Tis the season for gingerbread! Have you ever had a gingerbread cake before? This cake has a ...

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Cheddar Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball

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Cheese Balls are the perfect Holiday appetizer to bring to any of your parties you have going on between now and Christmas. These Cheese Balls are loaded with cheddar, bacon,  and ranch. What's not to like? If it's a small gathering or get together, I would recommend cutting the cheese ball recipe in half. If you have a cocktail party can you please invite me if you make this cheese ball? That would be fabulous and I'll bring the Rumchata. Butter crackers are my favorite to serve with t ...

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