Contact

Do you want to chat? I’d love to talk with you! Your people can call my people and we’ll do lunch.

Really, I want to hear from you. There are many ways to reach me, which is bad if you’re indecisive, but good if you like options!

Email: kelly AT foodiefiasco.com- This is probably the best way to reach me if you actually want an answer. I do read all the different types of messages I receive, but I am definitely best at responding to email.

Facebook- This is where I post about new recipes and connect with you lovely people in a way other than email. I love love love Facebook comments, and while I am good about responding to them, please don’t be offended if I don’t respond. In all honestly, it’s probably because I couldn’t figure out how. I know. Technological talent as its epitome right over here.

Twitter- I love connecting with people on Twitter! Just shoot me a message.

Pinterest- Okay, not a lot of talking will be done here, but there is a lot of inspiration.

I look forward to hearing from you, new friend!

Enjoy!

-Kelly M.

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1 Frank Price November 5, 2011 at 8:54 am

Kelly

I enjoyed discussing various subjects with you last night at foodbuzz. Your website is engaging, attractive and enticing. And so are the food descriptions.

All of the best to you!

Frank

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2 Michelle@Peachy Palate December 18, 2011 at 10:37 am

Are you on twitter missus???

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3 Kim March 21, 2012 at 12:58 pm

Kim March 20, 2012 at 8:04 am

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Hi! I am new to your blog— and I am already an addict to it!
I have a question about coconut flour— CAN I MAKE MY OWN???? Will it work in your recipes?
It’s so expensive and I can’t seem to find it in my local stores. :/ Here are the recipes I am thinking about trying:
http://www.ehow.com/how_7827925_make-coconut-flour-home.html
http://www.ehow.com/how_5497666_make-coconut-flour.html

Thank you so much! God Bless. Jn 3:16

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4 sammy April 7, 2012 at 11:47 am

just wanted to say i absolutley love your blog and all ur amazing creations im so happy i found it! your seriously an inspiration! i made TWO of ur recipes again today! i made the low carb “Cocnut oatmeal” and i threw in some chopped fresh kiwi while it was being made it was good but iliked it better without the kiwi nd i made the choclate protein donuts which i originally made as cupcakes/muffins which were TO DIE FOR! and this time i tried to make cookies but it didnt rly work =( either way im trying ur bagel and new donut recipe sometime this week! can NOT wait! thanksfor everything ur amazing!

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5 Joel K. April 9, 2012 at 3:11 pm

YO. Hi Kelly, its Joel.
There i was, laying in my back yard, then i thought, w8, doesnt kelly have that blog thing. so i looked it up, then first hit was this. its amazing how many people read this. i like the ad on the side. only if they had better shipping, because frozen yogurt melts. duh. also… i forgot
from EL SCOUTO
Joel

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6 Kelly M April 12, 2012 at 8:07 am

EL SCOUTO! Hi. Thank you so much for checking out my humble abode! Are you having a nice spring break? I hope no projectors have fallen down. (I want to be there.)

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7 Howard B. April 16, 2012 at 7:52 pm

Kelly,

My name is Howard. I tried your Instant Almond Butter recipe and it came out just great. Can you please explain how you calculated the nutritional breakdown — calories, fat, carbs, etc. I have a bag of Bob’s Red Mill finely ground Almond Meal. Accord to the label on the bag, there are 160 calories in 1/4c (28g). How did you derive your caloric breakdown?

Thank you. Howard

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8 Bek May 15, 2012 at 11:25 pm

Hi!

I am new to this blog and wondered why you use coconut flour instead of regular/wholemeal flour?
Is it lower in calories?

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9 Kelly M May 16, 2012 at 5:58 pm

Thank you so much for reading! Welcome aboard! I use coconut flour becuase, in my opinion, it is just better than wheat flour. Coconut flour is grain free, gluten free, low carb, and lower in calories. I also happen to be completely in love with coconut, so the subtle coconut flavor is a plus for me. If you have any more questions or just want to chat, just let me know! I’d love to hear from you!

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10 Paras July 11, 2012 at 7:04 am

Hi,
I really like your recipes. I have been trying to be healthier lately and am looking forward to trying out some recipes soon.
How do I subscribe to this blog though?
Cheers
Paras

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11 Kelly M July 13, 2012 at 5:32 pm

Thank you so much, Paras! I would absolutely LOVE to have you subscribe (welcome aboard!) and you can do so by clicking the button with the heart and the envelope in the far right sidebar on my homepage. Thanks again, and I hope this helps!

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12 Lori July 22, 2012 at 10:58 pm

Just came across your Almost Calorie Free Caramel Sauce & want to try it – but wondered if there’s anything missing in the recipe?
Seems to me that 1/2 cup xylitol w/ only 1 tsp agave wouldn’t create a thinnish sauce like your picture shows – correct me if I’m wrong – just didn’t want to have a flop on this attempt :)
Thks much,

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13 Kelly M July 27, 2012 at 6:39 pm

Thank you so much for the question, Lori! You will not be having any flops if I can help it! ;)The xylitol in this recipe caramelizes much like sugar would, producing a very thick and rich caramel sauce. So no worries about it being too thin. Thanks again, and I hope this helps!

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14 Tracy Lynn July 23, 2012 at 4:38 am

Hi Kelly…a quick question. I cannot use the egg replacer that some of the recipes call for as they are not gluten free…well, not the ones I have seen anyway. I was wondering what your spin was on using flax eggs or chia eggs (making them into a gel and incorporating them into recipes) as a binder. I have not had much luck baking with coconut flour and I refuse to waste one more egg in my learning process. I would like to make coconut flour crepes. I have been making your low carb chick pea flour tortillas and absolutely love them….but want to rotate them with the coconut flour. I would love your advice for gluten free egg substitutes before I even try this out and waste anymore of my very expensive ingredients.

Thanks for all of your awesome recipes….your site is just so much fun to visit…

Tracy

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15 Belinda July 24, 2012 at 8:53 pm

Hi Kelly, have just come across your site. Am loving everything coconut at present and have been searching for new things to make & am looking very forward to trying some of your recipes :-)
A quick question though (as I am new to Stevia), just wondering how many grams or teaspoons are in the packet of stevia that you list in your ingredients & which brand do you use ?
Thanking you in advance, Belinda

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16 Kelly M July 27, 2012 at 6:17 pm

You are so sweet, Belinda! Thank you so much for the question! My favorite brand of stevia is NuNaturals (you can buy it here), but I don’t know off the top of my head how many grams are in a packet. I do know that Truvia has 3.5 grams in a packet. Thanks again, and I hope this helps! If you ever have any other question or just want to chat, please don’t hesitate. ;)

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17 Charlotte July 30, 2012 at 11:04 pm

Hi, I just stumbled across your website, and now have plans to make your low cal coconut butter tomorrow. I was wondering if you could cook with it? On another note, I don’t understand how your “low cal quinoa” is any different from how one normally prepares quinoa. I’ve always just made it with quinoa and water. Am I missing something?

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18 Kelly M August 3, 2012 at 11:55 am

Hi Charlotte, and thank you so much for the question! The reason my quinoa recipe is different than others is that it is just cooked in more water than other recipes, so it absorbs more water and becomes less caloric. Thanks again, and I hope this helps!

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19 Abikale September 10, 2012 at 12:20 pm

I stumbled upon your website looking for healthy cookie recipes. I was so surprised to learn about coconut flour. I went out and bought some right away. I have made your chocolate chip cookies about 12 times and am baking up a storm with coconut flour! One day I started browsing through through your blog and was shocked at how young you are!! I wish I would have been making healthy choices at your age. What a blessing for you to be so aware of the importance of taking good care of your body. You are a good writer and your food pics are amazing. Keep up the good work (and the great recipes)!!

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20 Kelly M September 10, 2012 at 9:01 pm

Okay, you just made my week. Thank you so much! I am thrilled I could help you out in your healthy cookie quest, and I am so happy to have you aboard! Welcome! ;)

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21 Natalie November 2, 2012 at 3:12 pm

I came across your website recently in search of low calorie recipes for my younger brother who snacks all the time! Unfortunately, its not doing very good for him… Your recipes are genius! I am really looking forward to making all this food!!! ^.^ I just have a question though, I’ve never used Stevia, and I live in Australia where Nunaturals isn’t a brand, so I’m planning to buy it online. However, I’m not sure which one to use, the liquid, powder packets, or both? Thanks so much, you’re amazing! I’m around the same age as you, but I would never have though of these recipes!

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22 jamie November 19, 2012 at 1:45 am

Hi Kelly! Wanted to thank you for such an amazing site — but I also had a couple questions that I’ve been trying to find the answers to:
1 – is coconut powder and flour the same thing? I think flour is from ground coconut pieces, and powder is from dehydrated coconut milk – does this change their nutritional value and or the way it acts in a recipe?

2- I’ve been reading recently about using peanut grounds/peanut powder as a healthier option in recipes calling for peanut butter. Have u experimented with it at all?!

Thanks again!

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23 Kelly M December 19, 2012 at 8:16 pm

Hi Jamie! Sorry for the late response, but I hope I can still be helpful.

1. You are not the first person to ask about coconut flour/powder, but my research has turned out to be inconclusive. I have not worked with coconut powder and do not know how it acts, so unfortunately I don’think I can be of too much assistance here. If you test it out, could you please let me know how it goes?

2. Yes! Peanut flour (defatted ground peanuts) is a miracle ingredient. I have actually used it to make my healthier, low calorie peanut butter here.

Thank you,and I hope this helps!

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24 Sj December 18, 2012 at 1:22 am

I discovered this blog about 10 seconds ago. I am in love. Who else has a cookie recipe that has 10 calories per cookie?!?!!?
I hope you get famous.
You should be on TV.
You are amazing.
You just saved me from all my sugar cravings!
I LOVE YOU

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25 Kelly M January 1, 2013 at 7:14 pm

Sj, I want you to know you made my week with this comment. Thank you so much! It is actually my dream to host my own cooking show. (Know anyone looking for a cooking show host?) You can be a guest star!

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26 Sj December 18, 2012 at 3:01 am

Hi Kelly, me again, sorry…
I’m just wondering, what type of coconut flour are you using?
I noticed you use it in almost every recipe and you say they produce very low calorie foods, but when
I searched up the nutrition info of coconut flour 2 tbsp provides 60 calories!
So…what is this amazing coconut flour you’re using? haha
And is peanut flour lower calorie than coconut flour? Can we substitute that instead?
THanks!

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27 Kelly M February 2, 2013 at 10:43 am

Hi Sj! Please accept my apologies for the late response. I use either Bob’s Red Mill or Let’s Do… Organic brands. Technically there are 60 calories in a 2 tablespoon serving, but only about 40 NET calories. This is because coconut flour is so high in fiber, and your body does not absorb the calories in fiber. Hope this helps!

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28 Sarah-Jane December 18, 2012 at 10:43 pm

Hi Kelly!
I just want to say thank you so much for putting in all this effort into providing us with healthy delicacies!

I just discovered the super low calorie coconut flour :o it’s a wonder!
I’m just wondering, where can I buy this? I live in Australia, Melbourne, and I can’t find any coconut flour defatted peanut flour, or even raw, organic coconut flakes and peanuts!

I really hope you can help me out…
What type of coconut flour, peanut flour, coconut milk, almond meal and almond milk do you use?
Also, what brand of xytlitol do you use?
I’m a newbie at all this :3

Oh, and-unsweetened cocoa powder. WHERE DO I BUY THIS???!!! How do you differentiate the sweetened and unsweetened cocoa powders? Is the calorie difference high?

Thank you so much Kelly, God bless!

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29 Kelly M February 2, 2013 at 10:49 am

Again, I’m sorry for getting back to you so late! Thank you so much for your kindness!

You poor thing! You can buy all these specialty ingredients online for a great price at iherb.com. I use whichever xylitol brand is cheapest, but I really use erythritol now because that is the calorie free sweetener. ;) As for unsweetened cocoa powder, it’s actually quite easy to find. As long as it’s not labeled “hot cocoa powder,” doesn’t have any added sugar, and is 10-20 calories a tablespoon, you should be good to go.

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30 Sj December 21, 2012 at 11:12 pm

Hi Kelly,
I found your Coconut Flour Pancakes (150 calories, vegan & low carb) on pinterest, they look amazing and I want pancakes, but I can’t find it on your blog? Please help! I have a SERIOUS carb craving and some sweet bread like thingo would really fix it!

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31 Sarah-Jane January 1, 2013 at 11:22 pm

Happy New Year Kelly!!

Two words.

Apple. Crumble.

Buttery. Crumby. Bready. Unhealthy.
Would you care to healthify this winter classic?

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32 Essie January 1, 2013 at 11:49 pm

Could you create:

-Caramel slice with your almost calorie free caramel and healthy homemade “chocolate”

-Caramel chocolate- chocolates that contain caramel in the middle, made with your almost calorie free caramel and healthy homemade “chocolate”

-Healthy tart recipe (for apricot tarts, apple pies, strawberry tarts etc)-made with possibly chickpea flour? I don’t know, you’re the artist!

-A SCRUMPTIOUS cheesecake that tastes like cheesecake……not the least bit yoghurt-y, as I can’t stand it :(

-healthy, low calorie puff pastry. Or pastry. Doesn’t even have to puff.

The first three—–would be legend…wait for it…dairy! ;) no pun intended

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33 Nikol January 1, 2013 at 11:53 pm

Hi Kelly, so, to add to your to make list,

A sweet biscuity-pastry-cookieish thing.
Like a TART pastry. That you can eat without the filling. This would save millions!

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34 Nikol January 1, 2013 at 11:54 pm

OMG AND SPONGE CAKE! without the bunch of sugar :(

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35 natlee January 19, 2013 at 5:31 pm

Your healthy broccoli and cheese soup….how many servings does it make? I can’t seem to find this info in the recipe…..Can you let me know?

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36 Sal March 19, 2013 at 10:05 am

Could you create healthy brown sugar cinnamon pop tarts, I’m addicted, and I need to figure out a healthier way to make them!

Thanks!

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37 McKel | Nutrition Stripped March 27, 2013 at 3:05 am

Hi Kelly!
I stumbled upon your blog the other day and have been following since I laid eyes on your recipes! You’re such a wonderful inspiration. I just started a blog about a month ago and this is such a wonderful community you promote here. Best of luck!
xo
McKel

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38 Kelly M April 20, 2013 at 11:20 pm

Hi McKel!

Thank you so much for your kindness! I do have the email you sent me, and you should be receiving a response soon (I’m sorry for the delay- I’ve just been so swamped lately!).

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39 marleen davis April 8, 2013 at 6:27 pm

You are soooo busy! However, I am still watching for your recipe for red velvet cupcakes??? Thanks sweetheart! Your other mother, marleen

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40 Kacee April 10, 2013 at 4:24 am

Hi Kelly! I love your website, it’s so inspiring to try new recipes! I was recently diagnosed with a lot of allergies at the beginning of Febuary (which is a whole new world for me) I’m still learning what to eat and what not to eat. I want to try a lot of your recipes but I’m unsure of substitutes I could use in place of certain things I’m allergic to. Can you please help me?! :) my #1 allergy is yeast and I’m also allergic to gluten, wheat, oats, barley, dairy, vanilla bean (so anything vanilla or almond too) no extract for me :( I can’t have chicken egg anymore so I’ve switched to duck egg which is working great! :) I also use coconut flour now and I can do flaxseed. Was hoping maybe you had a few recipes or substitutes I could use in place for some of the ingredients you call for! Oh yeah and I can’t do anything fermented so no vinegar or chocolate! Please help! :)

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41 Natasha Becker April 25, 2013 at 12:32 pm

Hi Kelly,

Nice site you have! I love your idea about the almond butter, but I’m still
trying to figure out where did the calories go just by adding almond milk ?
Are they being diluted by the milk, but then the almond milk also has
calories, hence, I’m in brain-lock !

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42 Kelly M May 3, 2013 at 10:42 pm

Thank you Natasha! The way it works is that when you grind almond into butter, they lose half their volume but retain the same amount of calories. In this recipe, you retain the volume with the same amount of calories, so the calories go down by half in comparison. Unsweetened almond milk is much less dense calorie-wise than almonds. Hope this helps!

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43 Reny April 28, 2013 at 1:23 am

I just started reading your blog and I have to say. This is the most impressive blog I have ever read by a 14 year old. I don’t understand how you have put so much thought into nutrition, technique, etc. Your website is beautiful and your pictures are fantastic. Seriously keep up the good work.

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44 Kelly M May 4, 2013 at 8:49 am

Reny, you made my day with this comment. Thank you so very much for your kindness!

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45 Violet May 14, 2013 at 5:07 am

Hey! I love your website! It’s completely changed my life!

Just wanted to say that I saw this ‘cauliflower pizza crust’ floating around the web the other day (not sure if you’ve seen it yet) but it made me think of you. Cheers!

http://www.closetcooking.com/2013/02/cauliflower-pizza-crust-with-bbq.html

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46 Kelly M May 23, 2013 at 10:17 pm

You rock, Violet. Thank you so very much!

I appreciate you thinking of me! Yes, that recipe is right up my alley. I’d love to do a rendition of it sometime!

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47 Nancy Whynaught May 16, 2013 at 8:42 pm

Good for you, your young and on the road to health.
I tried printing your pasta recipe but i got all the pages on your blog wasting a lot of ink and paper.Can you suggest a way to get only the recipes?
Thanks

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48 Kelly M May 23, 2013 at 10:15 pm

Thank you very much Nancy! I am sorry about the waste of ink and paper. For my newer recipes, I have “print this” button. I am in the process of manually entering my older recipes into the program, but it may be awhile. Sorry! I’d be happy to keep you posted.

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49 Rodney Fagan June 6, 2013 at 12:05 am

Hi there,
Read your recipe on chickpea flour pasta, I noticed that you had trouble in finding a subdtite for eggs to make a vegan version.
You can try this one that I have used.
1 teaspoon of chickpea flour
1 – 2 tablespoon full of water

Whisk the two together till you have runny mixture, this should resemble an egg that has been whisked.

Add this to the flour to bind it.

As an alternative, try corn flour or rice flour or potato starch.
My best success is 1st Chicpea, then potato starch, rice corn.

Good luck.

Love the freshness of your style.

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50 Janet June 6, 2013 at 12:48 pm

Coconut Flour Pancakes

I plan to try this recipe on the weekend. Am I correct to assume that your recipe is for one based on the quantity of ingredients? If so, can I double the recipe? I know this doesn’t work for all recipes.

Thanks,
Janet, Mississauga, Ontario

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51 Kelly M June 15, 2013 at 6:19 pm

Hi Janet! Yes, the recipe is for one serving. I have not doubled the recipe myself, but I assume it would work. Please let me know if you try it! Thanks!

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52 Lorraine June 7, 2013 at 11:30 am

Hey Kelly!

I am totally new to erythritol and I was hoping you could give me some tips and recommend a certain brand or type. I read that there is a powder version and a granulated version. Which one is better? Or at least, which one do you use for your recipes which are the ones I am trying to recreate?

Thank you and keep up the good work!!!

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53 Kelly M June 11, 2013 at 11:48 am

Welcome aboard, Lorraine! I use granulated erythritol in my recipes, and whichever brand it cheapest. iHerb.com is a great resource for this. Hope this helps!

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54 Beth June 7, 2013 at 3:02 pm

I click on your low carb section and only waffles show up. Is that right.?

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55 Kelly M June 8, 2013 at 9:28 am

Thank you for pointing that out! Yes, I see the problem, and no it is not right. I’m working on it now. Meanwhile, there is a categories drop down menu in the sidebar, so you can just click on low carb or search for low carb in the search bar in the header. Hope this helps!

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56 June June 11, 2013 at 9:19 am

Love your blog! New to Low Carb Diet!!

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57 Kelly M June 11, 2013 at 11:23 am

Thank you June!

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58 June June 11, 2013 at 9:19 am

Looking for recipes!!

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59 April June 19, 2013 at 2:41 am

Love, love, LOVE your recipes. Great site! Keep up the good work!

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60 Kelly M June 23, 2013 at 9:57 am

Thank you so much April!

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61 Phil June 20, 2013 at 12:13 pm

Hi Kelly, do you do guest posts? If so, I was hoping we could set something up. Let me know!

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62 Kelly M June 25, 2013 at 9:01 am

Hi Phil! Unfortunately, I am not currently accepting guets posts. Thank you for your consideration!

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63 Jodi June 24, 2013 at 8:35 am

Kelly,

I can’t get over that you are only 15…i discovered your site looking for low fat/low carb and low sugar CLEAN recipes. I am obsessed with your “all for one” cakes (and my recent all for one cinnamon bread is my FAVORITE).

Last week i tried the cauliflower risotto and it was so delicious, i shared it with a fitness group of 100+ people…i haven’t had rice/cheese in several month and this recipe was insanely good!!!!!

Your family must be so proud of you and i thank you so much for your dedication to food and finding yummy things for clean eaters out there!!!

jodi

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64 Kelly M July 13, 2013 at 2:31 pm

Jodi, thank you so much for your kindness. You have no idea how much it means to me. You absolutely made my day!! Thank you thank you!

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65 Phil June 25, 2013 at 3:09 am

I have been trying to make make pancakes with the coconut flour and have followed the recipe but they will not turn out properly they will not stay together and cannot be flipped what am I doing wrong

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66 Haj June 27, 2013 at 5:54 pm

Those coconut flour pancakes look delicious. I am a grown man and would love to try this recipe. I was looking all over to see if you included the topping (syrup). It looks like a perfect mate that belongs with your pancakes. Can you offer the recipe for the topping? Otherwise, this man is ready to cry!

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67 Kelly M July 2, 2013 at 2:58 pm

Don’t cry Haj! I used my World’s Healthiest Peanut Butter. Hope this helps!

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69 Stefani July 6, 2013 at 10:15 am

Kelly,

I love your website, FoodieFiasco! So grateful for you making it and providing us with great healthy recipes like you do. I have an idea for you to connect with more people! While I was looking at your website today, I started thinking..it would be awesome if I could share her recipes on Tumblr! Then all my followers could see them too and would also visit her website. Just a thought. I would love to post a lot of your recipes and ideas on my blog so others could get started with your awesome healthy foods too! (Of course credit would be given to its rightful owner – you!) Might as well share the greatness right? :) Thanks for reading & thanks again for your fantastic site and recipes! Couldn’t stay completely healthy & satisfied without you!

Stefani

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70 Kelly M July 18, 2013 at 2:47 pm

YES. Great idea! And thank you for thinking of me. I took your idea and ran with it, and now I have a Foodie Fiasco Tumblr. I’ll post the link for everyone else to see later, but I thought you deserve to see it first. ;)

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71 Andy Mcgregor July 6, 2013 at 5:35 pm

Hi just wondered if the can of tomatoe sauce in your BBQ sauce recipe is simply
just tomatoes blended as in tomatoe passata?

Cheers, Andy

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72 Kelly M July 7, 2013 at 10:24 am

Yup! The tomato sauce is just blended tomatoes.

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73 Deana July 12, 2013 at 12:28 am

I am really digging your site and have already made a couple of the recipes and commented on them. I notice many of your recipes call for bananas and/or applesauce. Is this to replace an oil? And if so can I substitute evenly? Or say if you call for “one mashed banana” how much oil would that be? And if not oil, then what would you suggest? I am low-carb and high fat (aka “ketogenic”) so I don’t use bananas or applesauce at all, but oil is A-OK!

I also wanted to say I really commend you for taking hold of your life and health now, at such a young age, and then coming up with all these fabulous recipes and wonderful pictures to go with them! Kudos to you :D

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74 Kelly M July 31, 2013 at 2:45 pm

Hi Deana! Yes, I use applesauce/mashed banana to replace oil, and I do believe you can sub in oil for it. One mashed banana would be approximately 1/2 cup oil.

Thank you!

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75 Donna Boguslavsky July 14, 2013 at 5:10 pm

Wow,

I just came across your blog for the first time today while searching for a low cal milkshake recipe. What I found was this tantalizing, informative, and charming culinary dimension. I’d say that your site one of the Internet’s best kept secrets but there seem to be plenty of people who already know about you! I am just glad to finally be in on it. :)

Keep up the great work,
Just a fellow foodie

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76 Kelly M July 14, 2013 at 5:18 pm

My dear fellow foodie Donna,

Please let me shower you with profuse gratitude. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Your kind words really do mean so very much to me.

Welcome aboard!

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77 Aniela Perron July 23, 2013 at 1:15 pm

Hey Kelly! i love your blog and am on it all the time! i use soooooo many of your recipes and love them! i have a similar back story as your and i find your inspiring! I’m 16 and have wanted to start my own blog for a while but i just don’t know how! i have many of my own healthy recipes that i would like to share with everyone but im lost on how to start my blog. iv already created on with blogger but im not sure how to arrange my blog. Any happy would be really appreciated! Thanks Aniela

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78 Kelly M July 31, 2013 at 11:31 am

Thank you so much Aniela! Teen foodies forever. I’d be happy to help you out with your blog! Feel free to shoot me an email at kelly [at] foodiefiasco.com

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79 Olivia S. July 28, 2013 at 12:53 am

Hi! :D

I’m Olivia. I love your website. I was just wondering if you could help me out with something..
I’m the youngest in my house (I’m 11 and my brother is 19) and my family has a very fast metabolism so we are all used to eating fairly unhealthy, and I realized how important it was to be healthy so I decided to start trying to make some changes in my eating habits.
But.. then I turn around and the junk food is everywhere. So it’s been a little hard to set my mind on it, I do simple things like getting water instead of soda when I’m out to eat and I do fine until I return home, my mom buys me my own fat free milk and whole wheat bread though.
I just cannot figure out how to take the first step without falling backwards again.

Thanks so much,
Olivia

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80 Kelly M July 31, 2013 at 11:20 am

Hi Olivia! I so feel for you. I was 12 when I had your revelation (way to be ahead of the game by the way!), and it’s not easy. Do you do a lot of cooking? Taking on more cooking responsibility really helped me stay healthy. It’s just my mom and me in the house and she was going through chemo at the time, so it was actually a relief for someone else to take on the grocery shopping and the cooking. Perhaps you can suggest doing more of the shopping/cooking in your house? It might be harder for you because you live with more people. It’s really good to learn just for life, you get to eat all the healthy tasty food you want, and it’s super fun.

Please let me know how it goes! I’m excited for you. ;)

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81 linda jones August 1, 2013 at 2:49 am

Hi Is there anyway I can save the recipes that appear on your page

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82 Kelly M August 8, 2013 at 9:14 am

HI Linda! You can save the recipes with Ziplist by clicking the save button at the top of my recipes, or you can pin them with Pinterest. Hope this helps!

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83 Rachel August 4, 2013 at 12:12 pm

Hello,

I was just wondering if you have a low cal/gluten free zuchhini bread or zucchini bar recipe :)

thanks,

Rachel

LOVE YOUR RECIPES!!

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84 Kelly M August 8, 2013 at 9:12 am

Thank you so much Rachel! I’m actually in the works of posting a zucchini bread recipe and left a teaser in my lasted post. Great minds think alike! ;)

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85 Betty August 29, 2013 at 8:09 am

This bread looks delicious!

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86 Kelly M September 6, 2013 at 10:24 pm

Thank you Betty!

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87 amy September 2, 2013 at 10:00 pm

You need to be set up for Pinterest, Facebook, Just a Pinch, Email, etc…..all good ways of increasing your views and readership!! Great site!!

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88 anthony September 6, 2013 at 5:43 am

Hello
I am the owner of MyOatmeal.com and IIFYM.com
I am looking for bloggers and site publishers to review our custom blend of oatmeal and do a few recipes too.
I love your site and wanted to see if you were interested in creating your own custom blend of oatmeal to review on your blog
Once you visit the site, I am confident you will want to do something with us

I hope to hear from you soon,

ANT
623.628.4302

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89 Kelly M September 14, 2013 at 10:07 am

I would love to work with you! Please email me at kelly {at} foodiefiasco.com.

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90 kelsey September 22, 2013 at 10:01 am

Hi Kelly,
I’ve followed your blog for about 6 months now, I hope you’re doing ok. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time with your mother battling cancer, people have overcome crazy challenging things before and I’m sure you’re mom will too. Hang in there and don’t let fear hold you back from doing something you love.
Sincerely,
Kelsey Evans

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91 Manley September 26, 2013 at 11:38 am

I’m extremely impressed with you and your website. I’m going to be cooking and baking even more hardcore now. Pumped!

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92 Kelly M September 29, 2013 at 12:47 am

Go forth and prosper, you hardcore cooker baker you!

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93 Brittany October 3, 2013 at 4:54 am

Hi Kelly, I was wondering if you could help me! I’ve been looking everywhere and can’t seem to figure it out! How much Stevia is equivalent to a tablespoon of Sweet N’ Low? I can’t imagine using THAT MUCH Stevia in a half cup of oatmeal!

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94 Richard October 27, 2013 at 7:22 am

Good recipe but not as healthy as you may think. Baking powder is an evil ingedient containing trace amounts of aluminum. I did like the fact you were able to get around the yeast.

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95 Vicky October 28, 2013 at 2:32 pm

Hello!

We’re reaching out to bloggers to learn more about the things you like most and least about creating, updating, and integrating advertising into your content. We’ll be conducting 30 minute phone interviews this week (Tuesday and Wednesday) and next week (Monday through Wednesday). We’ll send you $50 in American Express gift cards for your time. If you’re interested in talking with us, please let me know. Thanks in advance for your time!

Take care,

- Vicky

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96 Kelly M November 1, 2013 at 5:37 pm

I am very interested! Thank you for reaching out! Please email me at kelly {at} foodiefiasco.com and we’ll set up a time.

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97 stacey October 29, 2013 at 6:06 pm

Hey Kelly,
Will it be okay to share you’re recipes and site on my facebook. Of course all credits will be to you!

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98 Kelly M November 1, 2013 at 5:21 pm

YES YES YES! Thank you for thinking of me. I would love the link when you’re done. ;)

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99 Christine Orelli November 7, 2013 at 6:22 pm

I just wanted to let you know how much I enjoy your recipes! Such great ideas – healthy and tasty! ;) I just bought some plantain flour, sweet potato flour, pumpkin powder and beet powder. I have been experimenting w/ them- but was wondering if you would come up with some new recipes with these awesome ingredients! Thanks!!

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100 Kelly M November 30, 2013 at 8:43 am

Thank you so much Christine! Those sounds like fabulous ingredients. I’d love to play around with them!

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101 Kelly Phillip November 17, 2013 at 4:49 pm

I’m impressed. I have reactive hypoglycemia and I’m getting excited over the prospects of baking some of your recipes. Not only do you have an AMAZING selection of food, I’ve not seen a website so well organized as this. Excellent job and thank you.

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102 Kelly M November 30, 2013 at 8:13 am

You made my day Kelly! Thank you so much! I can’t tell you how glad I am that someone thinks my site is well organized. Plus, I love your name! ;)

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103 Maria November 18, 2013 at 6:03 pm

Hey! :D
I absolutely ADORE your blog and recipes!!! i made your pretzels like 3 times in a week! YUM! thank you for being vegan-friendly and putting healthy recipes!!!!!
Im going to go tomorrow to buy cinnamon since i sadly bashed the jar to the ground and it broke >,<'' i want to do snickerdoodles! :D i was wondering if your cookies are chewy or not! and if not can you tell me how to make them chewy?
and i need help with this recipe i sadly dont know how to make it healthy and i dont know how to calculate that calories :(

http://www.averiecooks.com/2012/02/snickerdoodle-cookie-bars-with-pink-vanilla-cream-cheese-frosting.html

ofc without the cheese frosting :p
can you help me?! :3

Thank you for your awesomeness! :D

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104 Kelly M November 30, 2013 at 8:15 am

Thank you so much Maria! I’m so sorry about your cinnamon. Yes, these are chewy (that’s the way all cookies should be!). I love Averie, and would be happy to help healthify that recipe. I can add it to my to-make list!

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105 Kira December 1, 2013 at 4:41 pm

Hi there! I am the Healthable Old Soul at http://healthableoldsoul.wordpress.com

I just needed some advice for starting up a blog, reaching ads, and reaching audience! I admire your blog and love the creative recipes!!! So if you have time, this young nerd will need your help!

KC

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106 Kelly M December 28, 2013 at 6:42 pm

YES. I would love to help you my dear! Pleas shoot me an email at kelly {at} foodiefiasco.com.

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107 Eran Ben December 9, 2013 at 4:23 am

Hi,

My name is Eran and I handle brand safe media buying at dmg, international advertising network.

I am writing to offer a great opportunity for your 2013 Christmas advertising efforts. We are finalizing budgets for 2013 and looking for more & more branded-premium traffic sources for different banner campaigns (entertainment, shopping, gaming, technology, auto etc.) in many Geo’s.

I am sure your company can be a good fit to our demand, just let me know when is a good time to discuss this issue.

Wish you all the best for the holidays and the upcoming year.

Eran.

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108 Oly December 22, 2013 at 11:10 am

I love love love love your recipes!

I was thinking you should definitely came up with a speculoos cookie recipe… You’ll make me so happy! Haha

Best wishes from Spain :)

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109 Kelly M December 28, 2013 at 5:27 pm

You made my day! Thank you so much Oly! Mmm. Speculoos cookies… I’ll have to get on it!

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110 Ann December 27, 2013 at 1:07 pm

Hey Kelly–
I’m new to gluten free as well as nut flours. I have made a number of items with mixed results. My question is do you use a scale or spoon in the flour in a regular measureing cup. Most of the recipes I use I have to use a scale but then again some of the recipes I use don’t whick is why I think I get mixed results. Please clarify for me. Thanks and your recipes look amazingly good. Thanks.

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111 Kelly M January 4, 2014 at 10:10 pm

Hi Ann! I think using a scale is a great idea, but I’ll admit to just using measuring cups. ;)

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112 Maria Au-Young December 28, 2013 at 8:15 pm

Hi Kelly

I just used your coconut flour pancake recipe as a base inspiration for pikelets, they were excellent. We ate them with reduced sugar rhubarb and strawberry jam (made by Mum) and whipped cream.

my variation was
1/3 cup coconut flour
1/3 cup buckwheat flour
2 eggs (the whole thing)
1 cup of milk
1 tsp stevia
1/8 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt.

made about 12, cooked in the usual pikelet way

thanks for the inspiration!!!

God Bless
Maria :-)

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113 Kelly M January 4, 2014 at 10:13 pm

My goodness Maria this sounds amazing. I love the idea of serving it with strawberries and whipped cream! Reminds of strawberry shortcake. ;)

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114 Danys January 2, 2014 at 2:57 pm

Hi Kelly,

I was wondering do you research the ingredients you use in your recipes before using. For example Erithritol. I was reading up on it and noticed you use it in some of your recipes.

Continue your great work.

Danys

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115 Kelly M January 4, 2014 at 10:47 pm

Hi Danys! Yes, I do love erythritol. It’s a derivative of sugar that does not have calories. Hope this helps!

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116 dman January 4, 2014 at 8:57 pm

the biscotti recipe calls for baking powder but doesn’t say when to add it in the instructions. i left it out by mistake and it was flat and chewy… still tasted good though!!!! i love your website!!

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117 Kelly M January 4, 2014 at 9:59 pm

Haha, sorry about the whole baking powder thing. It’s so easy to leave something out of a recipe! Glad it still worked out. Welcome aboard!

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118 Lexi Henry January 8, 2014 at 2:35 pm

Hey Kelly! I would just like to personally thank you for posting these healthy recipes. I am 15 years old and recovering from anorexia. Your recipes have given me hope that I can have a good relationship food and enjoy all my favorite recipes too! Much love xxx

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119 Pablo Medina January 20, 2014 at 11:18 am

Hello,

My name is Pablo Medina, Media Buyer for AdNetwork.net.

I have visited your website, and I found it very interesting for our partners. I´d like to talk with you about the possibility of working together, adding you to our platform, which has more than 500 direct advertisers from the top media agencies in the world.

We work with display, mobile and pre-roll video advertising with both performance and branding offers.

Any further info you may need about our company, feel free to ask me at pmedina@adnetwork.net or over skype at pablo.medina34

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120 Kelly M January 25, 2014 at 11:15 am

Thank you for reaching out Pablo! Please email me at kelly {at} foodiefiasco.com.

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121 Jessica January 21, 2014 at 11:35 am

Hi my name is Jessica! I just wanted to know the nutrition info for your grain free pasta!

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122 Kelly M January 25, 2014 at 11:18 am

Why hello Jessica! There are 190 calories in 1 serving (1/2 the recipe).

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123 ayah February 11, 2014 at 3:55 pm

how do u come up with these amazing recipes????

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124 Aviv Shemesh February 25, 2014 at 7:09 am

Hi,

My name is Aviv and I handle brand safe media buying at dmg, international advertising network.

I am writing to let you know we are now in the middle of processing our 2014 2st quarter advertising plans and we would like to offer you a great opportunity for your upcoming year advertising efforts.

We are finalizing budgets for Q2 and looking for more & more branded-premium traffic sources for different banner campaigns (entertainment, shopping, gaming, technology, auto etc.) in many Geo’s, to deliver us with decent supply.

I am sure your company can be a good fit to our demand, just let me know when is a good time to discuss this issue.

Wish you all the best for the upcoming year.

Aviv

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125 Tess February 27, 2014 at 3:30 pm

Any way you could make a recipe for a lighter caesar dressing?

If so, that’d be awesome. Love you blog! Can’t wait to go home in a week and make a ton of your recipes!!

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126 kalscheur February 28, 2014 at 3:49 pm

looking forward to try more and more biscuits right now my son said get rid of that can of shorteneing and here your helping me thank you i am sure we will talk again

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127 Kelly M March 9, 2014 at 9:19 pm

Welcome aboard!

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128 Gillian Casten March 13, 2014 at 4:04 am

Your recipe was featured on RateYourBurn.com!
Hi there,

RateYourBurn recently released a post “20 Healthy Peanut Butter Desserts” and included one of your recipes (The World’s Healthiest Peanut Butter Cookies) in the roundup. link: http://www.foodiefiasco.com/the-worlds-healthiest-peanut-butter-cookies-and-the-giveaway-winners/

To see the full article, visit here. http://blog.rateyourburn.com/blog/post/2014/03/06/Healthy-Peanut-Butter-Desserts.aspx

Thanks so much and keep up the great content!

-The RateYourBurn team

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129 Kelly M March 13, 2014 at 8:52 pm

Thank you for the feature!

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130 Kathy March 30, 2014 at 10:27 pm

I am wondering why you use erythritol in some recipes and stevia in others. I have been reading about this erythritol stuff and it doesn’t sound very healthy at all. Can I substitute stevia in those recipes that call for sugar OR erythritol?

Want to try a couple of your cookies/breads. They sound wonderful! Thanks for the blog!

Kathy

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131 Kelly M March 31, 2014 at 6:13 pm

Great question Kathy! It really depends on the recipe, but for the most part stevia cannot be substituted. The texture, flavor, and sheer volume of erythritol is comprable to real sugar, and while I adore stevia, it is indeed quite different from sugar. Have you tried using eryhtritol/stevia blends such as Truvia?

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132 CAROLE EATON April 2, 2014 at 11:08 am

Kelly, I have a question about the cauliflower buffalo wings. I saw that you used chickpea flour. Do you think it would be ok to use either coconut or almond flour or mix them together. I can hardly wait to hear back from you so I can cook these. Thank you and Blessings, Carole

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133 Kelly M April 2, 2014 at 9:55 pm

Hi Carole! You can use whatever kind of flour you would like in that recipe.

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134 Carole Eaton April 7, 2014 at 6:39 am

WOW! you answered me. I am so excited. Blessings to you sweetie, Carole

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135 Chad April 3, 2014 at 7:07 pm

Hello There,,
Hope you are well! I was writing to see what kind of volume and CPM we might be able to place on for a campaign on your site? We would be after USA online; and likely after 300X250- and if not- every other size… 160X600 and 728X90…

Cheers!
Chad w/ Roxbury DIgital – we have never reached out to your site before.

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136 Kelly M April 14, 2014 at 6:23 pm

Hi Chad! Foodie Fiasco receives over 800,000 page views a month. What kind of CPMs do you offer?

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137 Chad April 14, 2014 at 6:25 pm

Please email me with an email address to reply to… I don’t wish to do this through a comment box.

thanks

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138 Kelly M April 14, 2014 at 6:33 pm

Hi Chad. Please email me at kelly {at} foodiefiasco.com

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139 CAROLE EATON April 12, 2014 at 11:09 am

WOW! I made the peanut butter using the peanut powder/almond milk and honey. It is actually better than bought peanut butter. My question is: does it have to be refrigerated and how long will it be good. Thank you and Blessings, Carole

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