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About Comfort Cooking On Island Time

There are two things I can't resist; an old recipe handed down and passed around, and the beach. Growing up in the midwest I was introduced to true comfort food but always dreamed of a different landscape, and climate. Recently I acquired a 50 year old beach house. While stumbling after the great cooks of my past, I am focused on a future with cool waves and gently breezes......and watermelon rind pickles of course!

Crock Pot Chicken

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I find it so comforting to walk in the house at the end of a long day and smell a yummy dinner cooking. I love using a crock pot but find some…

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Make Your Own Pesto

A friend of mine gave me this pesto recipe about 25 years ago. Most pesto recipes have the basic common ingredients; basil, pine nuts, olive oil, garlic, and parmesan…… but I have found that the amount of each makes all … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget The Classics

So maybe you are eating low carb and losing weight, but you are now stuck in a rut of eating the same things and missing some of your favorites. The Wedge salad is a standard at nice steak houses and … Continue reading

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It’s What’s On The Inside

I love pizza and hot sandwiches. If you are like me, you can still get your “fix” and stay low carb by stacking the ingredients that are inside a sandwich or on top of a pizza. I don’t miss the … Continue reading

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No More Moldy Berries

Hi Everyone, So I keep berries as part of my pantry list. I put them in salads, smoothies, and fat free greek yogurt. I picked up this great tip on Pinterest, tried it, and it really works. Soak your berries … Continue reading

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Bad Boys of Summer

    Looking for a yummy, low carb, option for the grill this summer? Throw these bad boys on! Cut a slit in the jalapenos, clean out the seeds (or not), fill with cream cheese, wrap in bacon, and stick … Continue reading

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Week Two WOO HOO!

  Week Two Update Week two went very much like week one, but I didn’t take a Freebee Friday. Carbs average was 75 g for the week and calories average was 1458. Remember, I am not counting calories, but feel … Continue reading

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So What The Hell Do I Eat Now?

Yeah, I know. You cut out all the white carbs and are starving! What do I eat now?  If you love snacking or are not sure what to serve at a party that you can eat, here is my go … Continue reading

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First Week Winning Streak

Week One I have followed the 8 Greats for Less Weight for 7 days now. Here are the results so far and my thoughts on the week. Stats- These are my average numbers for the week. Protein- 82.9 g (25%) … Continue reading

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Cinco De Mayo and Mexican Beef

  Mexican Beef in the Crock Pot I have had this recipe for years and don’t recall who gave it to me. I am entering it into a cooking magazine contest that requires “spring crock pot recipes.” What is more … Continue reading

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