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17Sep

Sugar-Free, Low-Carb Cheesecake? Yes, please!


I love cheesecake and I love desserts. And probably the best part of being on a low-carb eating plan is this delicious treat! You can make it as fancy as you want, but what I’m sharing with you is a very fast and quick cheesecake recipe for when you’re having an emergency craving that won’t go away. You can add other sweeteners such as agave, honey, xilitol or stevia. But for my family, it’s more cost-effective to use Splenda. I know it’s not the healthiest choice, but for a once-in-a-great-while treat, I don’t mind using it. I hope you enjoy my throw-together recipe!   Karla’s Low-Carb Emergency Cheesecake For the crust: 1-1/2 c almond flour or meal 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons of Splenda (or other non-liquid sweetener)     For the Filling: 3 8-ounce packages of cream cheese 3 eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 Cup of Splenda (or other sweetener)   Mix the crust in a pie pan. Press it down on the bottom and sides with a fork or your hands. Mix the filling. Pour into the pie crust. Bake at 350 F for 35 minutes or until golden brown and cracked on top. If you don’t want a crust, just pour into a greased pie pan for a simple custard-type...

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16Sep

Interview with Debut Author and Cancer Survivor, Barbara Britton!


When I met Barbara M. Britton online, I had no idea I’d met such an amazing Strong Girl. But as my recent interview with her on YouTube progressed, and she revealed her journey with and triumph over cancer, I was in complete and total awe of her courage and tenacity. She’s also a pastor’s wife and a Pelican Book Group author. How is that for kindred-spirit-sisterhood?   As my regular readers know, I, too, am a pastor’s wife and my first book, The Pastor’s Wife Wears Biker Boots was published by Pelican! I know  you’re going to be inspired by Barbara’s story. Scroll down to the video, grab a cuppa and kick back and enjoy! Tweet this: Strong Girl Barbara M. Britton writes inspiring strong girl fiction!...

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