Happy Sunday everyone! This is just a quick post to let you know about a new business I’m launching – Sugar Free Fix – a monthly subscription box that curates a variety of sugar free products and delivers them right to your front door.

Right now (as we prepare for launch), we’re giving away a few boxes for free – click here to enter to win.  Everyone who enters will win something – either a free box of sugar free treats, or $5 off your first box order.

Each box contains a hand selected, unique collection of sugar free treats (and each month is different).  These treats include:

  • Sugar free candy
  • Sugar free cookies
  • Sugar free chocolate
  • Sugar free fudge
  • Sugar free wafers
  • and more…

Not a lot of people know about this right now, so I would say your chances of winning are pretty high.  Once again, you can enter here.  Enjoy! :)

You know those times when you don’t feel like cooking, but you also don’t want to eat out at a restaurant?

I experienced that recently, and that’s how I stumbled upon this quick and healthy meal that doesn’t take much time to put together.

It’s really simple – you’re basically taking a whole rotisserie chicken and throwing it into a salad (I’ll give you the specifics below).  Sure, you could cook and season the chicken yourself (and maybe save a few bucks), but the whole point of this recipe is to save yourself some time while still putting together something that tastes fresh and delicious.

It’s okay to be lazy (sometimes).  Now, let’s get to the specifics…

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Lately, I’ve found myself struggling to battle laziness.  Part of it stems from the fact that I just finished a rough tax season (and spent 12-14 hours a day at a desk, nearly motionless). After doing that for more than 3 months straight, it’s not easy to get yourself back in the groove of being healthy and fit.

That’s when I stumbled upon the Fitbit One, which is beginning to turn that laziness around.  (Credit where credit is due: My girlfriend talked me into buying this with her, but I’m glad she did.)

Now, I feel like I’m taking a step in the right direction (pun intended).

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I’m loving avocado right now.  I can’t believe there was a time where the only thing I ate that had avocado in it was guacamole.  Oh, how times have changed.

This is a recipe that I’ve had in my head for several months now, and I finally decided to try making it.  If you’re really not a fan of tuna, I could see easily substituting the tuna with chunks of chicken, and getting a similar result.

The great thing about this recipe is that you can use it in so many ways:  Put it on a sandwich (for you non-slow carb dieters out there), eat it in a lettuce wrap, use it as a dip, or eat it by itself (which is what I did).

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Today I have a simple recipe for all of you bacon lovers out there.  It’s a BLT (bacon, lettuce, tomato), but it’s not the way your mom used to make it.

This is the low carb version, without the bread, but still with all the favor.  Depending on how much of it you decide to make, this can be prepared either as an appetizer/side dish or as a main entree.

Let’s get to it.

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Happy New Year!  Hopefully you had a great holiday season and are ready for a successful 2013.  I know I am.

While I slowly make my way back from what has now been about a month-long break from this blog, I wanted to publicly declare my 2013 goals both for this blog and for my personal health/diet.

(Don’t worry, I’ll soon be back to my regular updates and slow carb diet recipes.)

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As you may have noticed, it’s been awhile since I published my last diet results post (about a month ago).  Don’t worry, I haven’t given up on the slow carb diet, and I still plan on continuing to create and publish my slow carb diet recipes.

I just wanted to take a few minutes and write an update on my diet progress (or lack thereof), because I suspect many other people are running into the same issue this time of year.

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After the savory version of this recipe was so well-received, I thought I’d take a shot at a sweet version of it.  I will admit that it’s a challenge to take a dish that is probably 80% made from cauliflower and turn it into a sweet dish (with the limitations of the slow carb diet).

However,  I think you’ll find this recipe to help with your sweet cravings, even if it’s not a perfect substitute for real muffins or cakes.

Here’s the recipe…

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