Chocolate-Coconut (Flourless, Sugar-Free) Cake with Marscapone Whip, and other inspirations

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Blood. Sugar. Coconut. Chocolate. Marscapone. What powerful, potent words. I obsessed over them this weekend, as I low-carb baked, blended, seared and smushed. The sun finally came out, Sun-day, and even though I got in a minor car accident a … Continue reading

Toasted Pecan-Coconut Granola and a Renunciation

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Oh, there is no sun today, no sun at all.  Only rainfall.  Seattle is grumpy with summer-wanters and I’d turn to carbs for a pick-me-up, but I know no salvation lies there.  I’ve prostrated to that fickle god a million … Continue reading

Chocolate, shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?

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In Seattle, where the June sun rarely waxes poetic, I soothe my vitamin D deprived brain by indulging in chocolate. So long as men can breathe or eyes can see,    So long lives chocolate, and this gives life to me. … Continue reading

Chinese 5-spice chicken marinade and a night at the movies

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Even though it was raining off and on yesterday, laments yours truly, Brian and I got out the Hibachi.  We are not big-time grillers, hence the weensy grill, but meats on grills are good things, and meat, in general, is … Continue reading

Broccoli Fritters Benedict

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This morning, feeling inspired, I adapted this here broccoli fritters recipe to low-carb, then used the fritters as the base for Broccoli Fritters Benedict.   Both Brian (my husband) and myself could not believe how tasty they turned out.  I … Continue reading

Roasted Fennel, Chicken Sausage and Arugula Salad

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Hello, gorgeous world of fellow deliciousness seekers!  This is my very first effort as a “food blogger”, so I hope you will forgive any gaffs I make! Over the last couple weeks, I made a lifestyle switch.  I had been … Continue reading