Mauna Loa Dry Roasted Macadamia Nuts with Sea Salt

Mauna Loa Roasted Macadamia Nuts with Sea Salt

The first time I associated macadamia nuts with the low carb lifestyle was when I read Dr. Atkins New Diet Revolution. If I remember correctly, macadamia nuts were his favorite snack. He loved the taste, he loved the texture, he loved the fat.

The Best Treats for Little Goblins That Don’t Involve Sugar by Amy Dungan


If you are as concerned about Americans’ sugar consumption as I am, Halloween is one of those holidays that makes you just cringe. Store isles are lined with confection after confection. Parents are racing past hoping their children won’t notice, so they may avoid the begging, pleading and whining that candy seems to induce. If you have children, you dread all the sweets that will soon be piled on the kitchen table while your children count up their loot. You also know that you’ll have to hide most of it, or that ceiling-high stack will be devoured within a couple of days.

Amy Dungan Loves the New Quest Protein Bars!


As many of you already know, I’m a huge fan of the Quest Protein Bars. I love pretty much everything about them. They are convenient, tasty and chock full of non-scary ingredients. In my last review, I talked about the peanut butter and vanilla almond flavors. Today I want to tell you about three new flavors that will leave your taste buds tap dancing on your tongue.

Review: Jennie’s Coconut Macaroons by Amy Dungan


If you like coconut, you probably have a soft spot for coconut macaroons. If you are also living the low-carb lifestyle, you probably miss coconut macaroons as well. I wasn’t so much a coconutty kind of person before starting a low-carb diet, so macaroons weren’t something I ate often, if at all. In fact, I can’t remember the last time I had the full-sugar version. I’m telling you this so you’ll know that I can’t really compare this product to it’s high-carb counterpart, since I can’t recall what they were like. What I can do is tell you what I think of Jennie’s Coconut Macaroons.

Review: Atkins Day Break Cherry Pecan Bars by Amy Dungan


One of the biggest lamentations I hear about low-carb living is the lack of convenience foods. If you have a job or schedule that requires you to constantly be on the go, it can be a challenge. You can pre-cook a lot of food and keep it in a cooler near by, but that doesn’t always work out either. For those that don’t mind a little “frankenfood” now and then, you do have the options of products like Atkins Day Break Cherry Pecan Bars.

Parmesan & Italian Herb Baked Cheese Crisps by Grace Island Foods

Parmesan & Italian Herb Grace Island Baked Cheese Crisps are a whole new way to think about crackers. Fresh goodness of Parmesan & Italian Herb Grace Island Cheese Chips.

GG Scandinavian Bran Crispbreads High Fiber Crackers 3.5 oz. package

The health benefits of fiber is being acknowledged every day. Most importantly is fiber’s ability to add bulk to our diet. Bulk promotes the passage of food through the intestine and can prevent, as well as alleviate constipation. Fiber can be extraordinarily beneficial as part of a weight loss regiment including a low carb lifestyle.

Sugar Free Milk Chocolate Covered Almonds 8 oz. bag by Marich Confectionery

Fresh roasted almonds cloaked in creamy sugar free milk chocolate. Sugar free chocolate covered almonds make a special gift for people with diabetes or people watching their sugar intake.