I’ve been trying to keep my Carb intake to a bare minimum these past few days. There’s a group on Facebook called The Low Carb Life. They’re a great bunch of folks, and the recipes are good. They have great ideas on snacks, suggestions and encouragement and every little bit helps.
I found some Peta Pockets at the store and they’re really good with only 9 grams of carbs for a whole one. I cut it in half to make a great sandwich. You know BREAD is the most missed thing for me when cutting down on carbs. I LOVE BREAD!!!! Oh wait, I think Oprah say that very same thing… LOL Anyway, it’s so true. I do love bread!!! I can live without pasta that doesn’t bother me at all and as for sweets, there are so many substitutions. My favorite is the Carb Smart Yogurt from Kroger. They have a large variety to choose from and NOT just Fruit there’s Key Lime Pie and Black Forest Cake, YES, I said Black Forest Cake and they’re ALL under 4 g of carbs each. Then there’s always the sugar-free jello with a little apple and nuts.
Folks, it’s been an exhausting couple of weeks for so many of our fellow Texans. Some are still waiting for the water to recede so they can get back into their homes to assess their damages. AND now Florida and the East coast is bracing for a killer hurricane. Hurricane Irma is THE most dangerous storm in History and she has her eyes all over Florida. I pray for those who are NOT leaving. It’s going to devastating!!! Ed read this morning there is a young woman in Florida with a toddler and an infant who refuses to leave saying she has 4 months of food for herself and her kids so she’s staying put…. Let’s ALL pray for them and everyone who is going to be affected by Irma.
Ed and I are going over to a Mongomery County shelter to help out this afternoon. They are in need of volunteers and it’s the least we can do since we were some of the lucky and Blessed ones who got NO damage and were high and dry during Hurricane Harvey.
Some of the out of town Army guys are stationed here in the park so they are close to the airport here in Conroe where the Army reserves are. They are here to help out storm victims. woo hoo Thank You Army!!!
Well, I kinda got off topic… I want to share some Low Carb stuff with ya.
Great for sandwiches or Tacos
Spicy Chicken Soup
Until next time… Happy Cooking!