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Recipe for Raw

Recipe for Raw

When people find out that we feed our dogs a raw food diet, they are much less interested in why we decided to do it, or what research we did before making the switch. Their number one question is: What do you feed them, anyway? Our dogs are fed an omnivorous diet. They eat a […]

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Ozeri Pronto Digital Food Scale Review

Ozeri Pronto Digital Food Scale Review

We’ve been eating the Mike Dolce diet for awhile and one thing that has become more important to us is portion sizes. Dolce’s 21-day weight cutting diet has some specific guidelines for the amount of chicken and other items we’re supposed to eat every day. I figured it was time to get a proper food […]

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Day 14 of the Mike Dolce 3 Week Diet

Day 14 of the Mike Dolce 3 Week Diet

DrFaulken and I have had encouraging results from this eating plan. With a mid-diet vacation in Las Vegas and a break from the gym, he has lost 6 pounds and 2% of his body fat. My weight has gone up and down, but my body fat percentage has consistently gone down. I like this eating […]

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Day 01 of the Mike Dolce 3 Week Diet

Day 01 of the Mike Dolce 3 Week Diet

Sedagive? and I started our latest diet two days ago. We didn’t do it because of a New Year’s Resolution, we did it because we were clear of holiday eating and I still have a week left at home before going back to the office. Mike Dolce is a former mixed martial artist and UFC […]

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Life In the Fast Lane

Life In the Fast Lane

“Eat big to lift big,” my weight trainer said to me in 2003. That year I radically changed my diet and went from eating a pasta and bread rich diet twice a day to eating a meat and nuts rich diet five to nine times a day. I adjusted my diet and eating practices again […]

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Taylor 9842 Commercial Waterproof Instant Digital Thermometer Review

Taylor 9842 Commercial Waterproof Instant Digital Thermometer Review

I frequently make Greek yogurt at home. It’s a pretty simple process, but there are two moments where temperatures are critical. One is when the milk is heated to 180°F, and the other when it is cooled to 105°F. You add the starter culture at the latter temperature. Too hot and the culture doesn’t grow […]

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Making Yogurt in the STX Dehydra Food Dehydrator

Making Yogurt in the STX Dehydra Food Dehydrator

We’ve owned our STX Dehydra 600 food dehydrator for just over two months now. My model came with a plastic window that could be used for taller objects, like glass mason canning jars. I had read about people making yogurt in their dehydrators, and I was interested to see what it would be like compared […]

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Halo Industries Salmonella Test Kit Review

Halo Industries Salmonella Test Kit Review

We buy a lot of our food from Costco, and the majority of what we buy is Costco’s in-house “Kirkland” brand. The Kirkland products offer a very good value, especially for pecans, walnuts, dog food (before we switched to a raw diet) and peanut butter. Unfortunately, we received a recall notice from Costco about the […]

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STX Dehydra 600W Dehydrator Review

STX Dehydra 600W Dehydrator Review

Several years ago I started home canning. I have a pressure canner, which allows me to can the things I like to eat safely, like chili :). As the years passed on I started canning less and less. The biggest reason is that most of the food best suited for canning wasn’t food I ate […]

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Happy Birthday, Rosie!

Happy Birthday, Rosie!

My middle child Rosie is seven this year! Holy crap! The biggest change for Rosie this year is that she’s getting more used to change. We changed rental homes this December. We changed her food bowl, which she’d eaten from since puppyhood. We changed her diet (all the dogs are on a raw diet now). […]

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