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How To Say This Without Being Political?

I have for nearly 20 years now resolutely kept my politics out of my writing regarding low carb diet…[more]

What I’ve Learned About Pressure Cooking

I’ve been working on low carb/keto pressure cooker recipes. To be honest, I started doing this…[more]

Truth In Advertising

As you know, I am acutely aware of food ads, the weasel words and the bait-and-switch they so often …[more]

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On Sugar and Slavery

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The longer I do this, the more I feel I write about the same things over and over. But then, so does…[more]


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Aldi: What’s In It For Us? Part 1

Do you shop at Aldi? I love the place. For the uninitiated, Aldi, the world’s largest grocery …[more]

The Vegetable I Never Thought I’d Love

Radishes. They’ve never been a favorite of mine. Okay, I’ll be honest: They’ve gen…[more]