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Spiced Cranberry Spritzer

Spiced Cranberry Spritzer -by amber's hands-

It’s almost New Year’s Eve and I’m checking in with you to share a quick recipe for a festive low carb drink option! This spiced cranberry spritzer is perfect for anyone who wants a non-alcoholic option at their holiday party that won’t pile on the carbs or calories (leaving more room for delicious foods, am I right?)

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The Snowy Day — Christmas Cookies

The Snowy Day Christmas Cookies -by amber's hands-

Christmas is almost here! Which means it’s time to reveal our 2017 Christmas cookie design! I was so excited when I found out the US Postal Service released The Snowy Day stamps this year, so when it was time to design our cookies, I couldn’t think of a better theme than the classic children’s book. So, without further ado, here is our take on The Snowy Day Christmas cookies. (more…)

Low Carb Green Bean Casserole

Low Carb Green Bean Casserole -by amber's hands-

Back when I wrote up my favorite keto thanksgiving recipes, I told you I had been working on a low carb green bean casserole recipe but that I didn’t have it quite to where I wanted it. And I promised you I’d have it ready before Christmas. So here it is!

It’s not that there aren’t other low carb green bean casseroles out there. There are. But I couldn’t find a single one that had fried onions. And I really, really like fried onions in my green bean casserole. So while it’s a little more work to fry your own onions (the kind in the can aren’t low-carb) it’s absolutely worth it to me. I wanted this to have all the familiar flavors of the traditional green bean casserole, but with the exquisite flavors that only come from using fresh ingredients instead of canned. I used fresh green beans but I think you could also substitute frozen and get a similar result.

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Advent Activities


Free Printable Advent Calendar Activities -by amber's hands-

Tomorrow marks the first day of Advent, and with it all the traditions the come along with the celebration of Christmas. A few years ago, we bought an Advent calendar to use with LM, but I knew I didn’t want to put candy in it, I wanted something more meaningful. So we made ours an Advent activities calendar.

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