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The Results Are In
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      0 comments

When you sign up for a challenge, it can really be a challenge indeed! I gave myself the goal for May of lowering my percentage of calories from carbs and increasing my percentage of protein. Using April as a baseline, I wanted to shift by 49% -... Read more
Final Sprint on May's Low Carb, High Protein Challenge
Thursday, May 27, 2010      0 comments

Just a few days left to go in my self-imposed May challenge to lower my percentage of calories from carbs and increase my percentage of protein. Using April as a baseline, I wanted to shift by 49% - 21% - 30% (carbs, protein and fat respectivel... Read more
Halfway Through May's Low Carb, High Protein Challenge
Saturday, May 15, 2010      0 comments

I am now halfway through my self-imposed May challenge to lower my percentage of calories from carbs and increase my percentage of protein. My statistics for April were 49% calories from carbs, 21% from protein and 30% from fat. This was close t... Read more
Closet Shopper
Saturday, May 08, 2010      0 comments

No, I don’t mean secretly going out shopping, like a ‘closeted shopper’. I mean shopping in your own closet! Many of us, myself included, have clothing in different sizes and fits, but not much we can wear at any given time. Every time a waistba... Read more
Spending more time in the kitchen
Thursday, May 06, 2010      0 comments

I challenged myself to lower my percentage of calories from carbs and increase my percentage of protein, for the month of May. When I started tracking food in April, I went by the Spark diet recommendations, which suggested 50% of calories from ... Read more
Healthier, Home-Made Thai-Style Peanut Sauce
Monday, May 03, 2010      1 comments

A few weeks ago I had made a peanut Thai sauce from a packaged mix, with a can of light coconut milk. While it was delicious, the sauce alone was over 20 carbs per serving, before adding anything else. I suspect there is a lot of corn starch or ... Read more
A Dish Becomes A Meal (low carb and high protein)
Saturday, May 01, 2010      1 comments

Tonight I tried Broiled Chili-Garlic Tofu from the SP recipes database (see link). www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
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rition_id=14161362 I made a few modifications, using up some leftover roaste... Read more
Low Carb, High Protein Recipe Challenge: Eggplant Bhaji Curry with Tofu
Saturday, May 01, 2010      2 comments

Eggplant Bhaji Curry with Tofu (2 servings) 1 pkg firm tofu (225g) 1 medium eggplant (6-8 inches long) 1 small onion 1 green pepper 1 small tomato 1 tsp oil for frying 3 Tbsp Patak's curry paste (or your own curry spice m... Read more
The Quest for Low Carb, High Protein Vegan Meals
Saturday, May 01, 2010      8 comments

I decided to start a blog about the challenge of getting lots of protein without all the carbs when you are following a vegetarian-vegan diet. I am especially interested in tasty vegan recipes because there are already plenty of lacto-ovo soluti... Read more

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