Dana Carpender's Bio
Dana Carpender is the author of the blog "Hold the Toast," and author of eight cookbooks encompassing more than 2000 recipes, including the national best-selling 500 Low-Carb Recipes. Her books have sold more than a million and a half copies worldwide. Dana wrote a low carb column for United Media for several years, retiring to focus on her blog, and to work as a featured staff writer and managing editor of CarbSmart magazine at CarbSmart.com. Dana lives in Bloomington, Indiana with her husband, two dogs, and a cat, all of whom eschew junk food.
Baked Red Potatoes 5-minute Guacamole Berry Mix Curried Pumpkin & Eggplant Soup Herbed Custard Brulee Guajillo Pork Chops Fruit Bran Muffins Veggies and Hot Dogs Southwestern Rubbed Steak Sugar Free Sweet Potato Pie
When last we left this saga, my doctor had me staying out from work for an additional week, but with the head swelling down, I was bound to be back on the bicycle as soon as possible (you know what they say about getting back on the horse that threw you...). I had planned to take my sister on a short (under a mile) ride — both for the company and to get us both on the bicycle. She turned chicken and I ended up going the "flat" route to the greengrocer — a little...