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.
Fish Tagine with Preserved Lemon and Tomatoes Asian Chicken Salad with Wonton Crisps Lemon and Fennel Marinated Vegetables Mini Cherry Chocolate Chip Cheesecakes Roasted Red Pepper and Apricot Sauce Waldorf Salad with Pineapple Low Carb Chili Custard Pie Towers Crabmeat au Gratin Tortellini Salad
As I mentioned in an earlier post, one of the benefits that made it cost-effective for me to go with the real healthcare (HSA) plan rather than the phony (HRA) plan is that my company is now covering "preventative" medicines at $0 copay. The formulary for these, as stated by CVS/Caremark (my pharmacy benefits provider), covers all test strips, lancets, and control solutions. I dutifully get my doctor to write up prescriptions for all of my testing needs, submit...