Category Archives: Baking

Product Review: Carbquik Pancakes

The whole idea of pancakes for breakfast has been tantalizing me since I received my Carbquik baking mix. Not that I normally eat pancakes; I’m more of a cereal gal. But it’s not eggs, and that’s the key thing. They … Continue reading

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Almond butter goodness

What is almond butter? It’s just like peanut butter, only better. It tastes better, and has a great nutritional profile. I find myself a bit addicted to it – but eating it out of the jar is just fine, since … Continue reading

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The great pie crust bake-off

Early in my diet, I was meeting a friend for lunch at a French bakery downtown. Not just any bakery, but the best one in town (that’s saying a lot for Olympia) with piles of decadent, buttery, carb-laden pastries, pies, … Continue reading

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Have your cake and eat it too

Now, I may have mentioned that baking things like low-carb cakes (that actually taste good) requires some weird ingredients. On the other hand, once you’ve tried this cake, you may decide it’s worth it. This is one of my solutions … Continue reading

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Cranberry Orange Muffin Mix – Dixie Carb Counters

Every now and then I’ll be posting product reviews, since there are a number of specifically low-carb products that you can buy at specialty sites like CarbSmart, and before you do, you may want to know if they’re worth the … Continue reading

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