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Your Low Carb/Paleo Gift-Giving Guide for the Holiday

CarbSmart Magazine December 2013

This holiday season you may be stumped when it comes to finding the perfect gift for your low carb/Paleo/primal friends or loved ones. What about helping them achieve their health goals and supports their lifestyle? That’s the gift that keeps on giving!

The Gift Of Low Carb Food

CarbSmart Magazine December 2013

Sometimes a gift of food hits the spot with your special someone. Maybe they are a true-blue foodie. Or maybe they struggle to find that perfect take-along snack. Or maybe it’s just as simple as them loving a specific vittle so much, that a gift of it would be just the thing this holiday season. Whatever the reason, we all love food and giving someone such a gift can certainly score points on the brownie-scale. (Sugar-free of course!)

Gather, the Art of Paleo Entertaining Review

CarbSmart Magazine November 2013 Issue

Have you ever wanted to have a nice elegant dinner party, complete with invitations, themes, centerpieces, and Paleo foods? Bill Staley and Hayley Mason take Paleo entertaining to a whole new level; from a cozy brunch to an elaborate holiday meal.

The CarbSmart Kitchen: Hearty Autumn Meals

CarbSmart Magazine October 2013

The days are getting shorter, the temperatures cooler, and the leaves are changing color. Autumn is one of my favorite seasons. Since the weather has cooled off, my family looks forward to warm, hearty meals. Like so many busy moms, I prefer simple meals that can often be prepared in just one pot. This month, Marcy Guyer and Amy Dungan offer 3 recipes to help you satisfy your family, while simplifying your workload.

Book Review: The Smarter Science of Slim by Jonathan Bailor

CarbSmart Magazine October 2013

I had the privilege of meeting Jonathan Bailor and his lovely wife Angela on the 2013 Low Carb Cruise. I was impressed by Jonathan’s passion for helping others and his talk was informative and entertaining. By the end of the cruise I knew I had to read his book The Smarter Science of Slim. I can honestly say this book didn’t disappoint.

Low Carb Pizza Options

CarbSmart Magazine October 2013

The pizza – beloved by many taste buds, yet hated by just as many waistlines. How can something so good be so bad? It just seems unnatural. Thankfully, we have some pretty inventive folks out there in the low carb community who mastered the pizza goodness without all the nasty processed carbs.