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Easy Low Carb Pizza with Trader Joe's Ingredients

It's easy to make a very fast low carb pizza when carb cravings strike. All these ingredients I got from Trader Joe's but you can get similar things at grocery stores. One Pizza will have more or less 7 Net Carbs depending on how much toppings you put on there. The Tortilla (which will serve as your pizza crust) only has 4 net carbs so everything you put on top of that adds to the net carb count. Ingredients: Sonoma Carb Cutting Tortillas Bruschetta Sauce Shredded Mozzarella Cheese Egg Mini Heirloom Tomatoes COOKED Sweet Chicken Sausage (Use your favorite Sausage or Pepperoni) Grated Parmesan Cheese Salt & Pepper Fresh Basil Directions: 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. I used my toaster oven for this and it worked fine. 2. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil, or grease down a pizza pan. 3. Put the Tortilla in the middle of the pan 4. Spread the Bruschetta Sauce on top of the Tortilla 5. Cover with Mozzarella 6. Add toppings of

Vegan, Gluten-Free, Soy/Nut-Free Matcha Calamansi Banana Bread

In searching for an Allergen Free Banana Bread for my baby, I had to combine what was on the internet with some tricks of my own. This moist banana bread recipe doesn't need eggs, milk, wheat, nuts, soy to make it taste amazing. Ingredients: The Base: 5 Ripe Bananas 0.5 cup sugar or your favorite sweetener 0.5 tsp matcha powder 2 calamansi zest Oil/Liquid/Spices: 0.5 cup olive oil (use cold pressed) 0.5 tsp vanilla extract 1 good scrape of fresh nutmeg (2 pinches if using powder) 0.25 tsp cinnamon (I use 1/2 tsp of Saigon Cinnamon) White Powders: 1.5 cups of Gluten Free Flour (I Use Pamela's GF All-Purpose Flour Mix) 1.5 tsp baking powder 0.5 tsp baking soda pinch of salt The Crunch: 0.25 cup sunflower seeds 0.25 cup pumpkin seeds 0.25 cup coconut shavings Directions: 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. 2. Grease a cake pan (7.5 x 4 x 2.5 inches) or a rectangular cake pan (7.5 x 2 inches) with some oil. 3. Blend all the ingredients in

Pollo Campeon (Chicken Champion) - Santa Cruz, Bolivia

What makes a chicken, a chicken champion? Pollo Campeon (Translated to "Chicken Champion") has been around for more than 30 years and counting. The company started really small in a tiny location with barely enough tables to call it a restaurant. The owners are Korean immigrants who came to Bolivia to try to create a viable business. Since that time, they have expanded to 7 locations in Santa Cruz and counting. Some say the reason for their success is because of their dirt cheap prices (adjusted for inflation). Others say it's because they give you a consistent product, they have a drive-thru, they give you a little of everything, they give you a bucket of rice with your 1/4 chicken order. But, let's be real. The majority of people go back here over other rotisserie joints around town because of their incredibly addicting green sauce. It's interesting to have seen their empire rise from a small restaurant to a chain beloved by the local community. A business c