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Quest Bars (& Vitafiber): Recipe, Review


Quest bars: all the rage with many body-builders, paleo-happy types, & for many seeking low-carb solutions to cravings. For me, Quest bars seem OK. But just in a pinch. (Then again, I am in a pinch sometimes!)

I’d never heard of Vitafiber. Or Quest bars. I don’t run with the crowd that works out at the gym and buys muscle-building supplements! But I do get a lot of exercise, and hitch a ride on the Paleo bandwagon often enough, so Nolan’s interests and mine do intersect at points. Not to mention the frugal quality- saving money can be a driving force for me!

Artichoke Frittata, Gluten-Free

Gluten-Free Aritchoke Frittata

Many popular breakfast places add flour to their egg dishes, knowing it helps the eggs hold their shape- to stay light, fluffy… But potato starch works too. This is a great dish for party time- easy to make!

Making Invitations: Tea Party, Bridal Shower…

Tea Party Bridal Shower Invitation

The tea party I’m hosting for a good friend is coming along. I found this sample on Joy Ang’s website, which gave me the idea for the DIY invitation below. Now, this IS for a bride named “Rose”, and I DO have a lot of essential oils on hand, so I took Joy’s idea a…

Fruit of Self-Control, Harvest of Righteousness!

What a harvest yielded, from some discipline beforehand!

There seems to be a painful period in the first thirty days, before establishing a habit. But after doing the groundwork, denying the cravings or whatever it is for a month or so, a habit settles in. Self-control starts being second nature. Ideally, we even start enjoying what we are blessed with, instead of craving…

“AuTHUR” Thursday: KDP UNselect

Soup's On! Fresh Recipes from The New Deli Kitchen

Amazon’s KDP Select didn’t work for me. Sales were low anyway- it wasn’t worth being prohibited to post that content here. Now I can share again- the recipes are back on this site!