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Kalyn's Kitchen

How to Contact Kalyn

Thanks for Your Interest in Kalyn’s Kitchen!
Kalyn’s Kitchen is my personal blog, where I share recipes I’m cooking in my own kitchen. I hope my blog is a resource for anyone who likes the kind of creative carb-conscious recipes this blog is known for.

How to Contact Kalyn:
To contact me, send your e-mail to kalynskitchen (at) comcast (dot) net. (This address needs to be converted to normal e-mail format.)

Answering Questions from Readers:
I love to hear from people who are readers of Kalyn’s Kitchen and will do my best to answer simple questions, although I don’t have the training or the time to give full-fledged dieting advice. If your question is about a specific recipe, please consider leaving it as a comment on that post so others can benefit from the answer.

How to Leave a Comment:
To leave a comment, just click where it says “Leave a Reply” at the end of the post. If you have a website you can link your site to your comment signature, but links which appear spammy will be deleted. Some comments will come to me in an e-mail and won’t show up on the blog until I publish them, and I’m not sitting by the computer waiting for comments 100% of the time, so thanks for your patience!

Reach me Through Social Media:
I try to check in with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest a few times each day, and try to respond to people who reach me there, but I can’t always keep up with comments on social media so if you really need to reach me, leaving a comment on the blog or sending e-mail is better.

My Thoughts About Reviewing Cookbooks or Products
This blog is about what I’m cooking in my own kitchen, so I’m only interested in talking about cookbooks or products I’m personally using and would happily buy again. Because I have limited time to try new products or cookbooks, I have decided to no longer accept books or other products for review. I do love to mention cookbooks I’m using and talk about my favorite products on the blog, but when I do that I enjoy being able to tell my readers that I bought them myself. (If you’re a food blogger who has written a book, feel free to drop me a line to let me know about it and if it interests me I’ll be happy to buy your book.)

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322 comments on “How to Contact Kalyn”

  1. Hi Kalyn,

    I have recently discovered you…and I have to say…I LOVE just about everything you post lol! It's getting to the point that I pin it without perusing the content!
    Anyway, just a note to let you know how much I appreciate what you do!

  2. Tuesday, the cans are 14.5 oz size.

    Bob, I don't think I will ever start doing that, as I have over 2,000 recipes and once I do it on newer ones people will expect it on every recipe. I already work hours and hours and hours on every post, so I think if you need that you will have to calculate it yourself. If you look under FAQ there is a link to a site I recommend.

  3. Love your site, do wish that you could post the nutritional breakdown I.e. grams of fat, etc. I'm doing weight watchers and this would be great!

  4. Hi Kalyn… I want to make your sausage and fresh tomatoes marinara sauce recipe but it does not say what size cans for tomato sauce and tomatoes. It looks wonderful and I cannot wait to try it. Can you help me please? Thanks in advance. Tuesday 🙂

  5. Nora, so glad the blog has been helpful!

  6. Hi, I just wanted to say thank you for all the wonderful recipes. I have just had to switch to low carb eating after years of being a carboholic for medical reasons, and thanks to your recipes Im actually enjoying the change!

  7. Janet, this is one of the many things that people have different opinions about. I used a crockery bowl (not plastic) and personally I don't believe it's harmful.

  8. Re your baked cheesy cauliflower tots….it is never recommended to microwave anything which is covered by cling wrap as you say to do with the cut up cauliflower. I know you are all for healthy! This is not! Thank you! Love your site.

  9. Sorry I somehow missed this comment earlier. I don't have too many salad dressing recipes posted separately from the salads I made with them, but you can find the ones I do have by entering "salad dressing" into the search bar.

  10. Hi Kalyn, I've been following your blog for quite a while and love all your recipes! I think my (and my kids') favorite is your Mexican Baked Eggs. This is my quick "go-to" recipe when I can't think of anything to fix for dinner during the week.

    I eat a lot of salads, usually thrown together with whatever we have in the fridge, but I like homemade dressings. Do you have a section that I can just view all your salad dressings? I always like to try new dressings, but don't know which salad recipes to look through to find them.

    Thanks for all your fabulous recipes and the hard work you put into this blog!

  11. Diane, I use my phone on the site often to find recipes, but as far reading it daily, there is nothing I know of that will do that. I would have to pay someone lots of money to make the site mobile friendly to make that happen, as far as I know.

  12. Hi Kalyn! I've been a fan of your blog for many years! Thanks for all your hard work!!

    Just wondering if anyone could recommend an app that would allow me to read this site on my iphone?


  13. JoEllyn, thanks for that nice feedback. So glad to hear the site is useful for you!

  14. Kalyn

    Just want to share with you that I love your site. We started perusing your site when we decided to do the Low Carb diet. We have since changed it up a bit to the Fast Metabolism diet as a means to incorporate all the things we like in the proper combination. Your site is so multi faceted, it fits all "diets" and lifestyles. Thank you for your commitment. You are one of my top "go to" sites to feed my family a healthy meal.

  15. Hannah, I'm not familiar with that product, but if it says Coconut Milk it will probably work.

  16. Hi Kalyn, I am planning to make your ground turkey/sweet potato stew for dinner tonight .looks amazing! It calls for a can of coconut milk. Can I substitute the coconut milk in a box? It's sold in the supermarket near rice or almond milk. I'm not sure if they are the same thing…thanks far any insight!

  17. Thanks Michelle, glad you are enjoying the recipes.

  18. I just want to thank you for a fantastic food blog! I am a follower of the South Beach Plan and I LOVE your recipes!!!! Thank you Thank you!!

  19. Whatever the problem was, it seems to be working now! Thanks!

  20. Lynn, if you e-mail me (kalynskitchen-AT-comcast-DOT-net) I am happy to send you the recipe.

  21. Lynn, I'm not seeing it, but I can report to my web designer if you tell me what recipe you're on and also what browser you use (FireFox, Internet Explorer, Chrome, or Safari?) Thanks.

  22. Hi! Something wrong with your site. A brown border is covering your pages. Can't see recipe! Anyone else having this issue?

  23. Just found your blog and all started reading all the recipes and suggestions! Very excited to have found you!!!

  24. Hi Cara,
    Glad to hear you are enjoying the blog. Not sure I have any brilliant ideas for snacks, but if you enter "snacks" or "snack" into the google search bar on the blog, you will find a post I wrote about this, as well as any recipe I've mentioned that I eat as a snack. For me, lots of veggies and dip and sugar snap peas, and of course string cheese!

  25. Oh my goodness…I have made so many things from your blog and have pretty much LOVED all of them! I was wondering if you have any ideas on snacks that can be made at the beginning of the week to have throughout the week. I'm a full-time working mom of 2 children and am also taking college courses in order to get my masters degree, so time is not always on my side! You seem to have an abundance of good food ideas so I'm interested in what kind of snacks you indulge in. Thank you!

  26. I just wanted to say how much I LOVE your blog. Your recipes are delicious, easy to follow, and made with interesting ingredients while still being made with things that I can find at my local grocery store. Thank you so much for blogging!

  27. Jenni, the e-mail subscriptions are managed by Feedblitz so I can't make any changes there. But if you want to send me an e-mail telling me what happens when you try to sign up, I can forward it to them.

  28. Hello,
    I can't get feedburner to work so I can follow your blog through email. Can you help? I am using a mac. Thanks!

  29. Sherry, I have no idea what recipe you are referring to? And truthfully I don't have much experience substituting things for cheese.

  30. Do you have an alternate version of this recipe for those of us who are seriously lactose-intolerant? Milk cooked into a recipe goes through a chemical change that doesn't bother me. But I can't eat anything with cheese cooked into it. Any ideas? Thanks.

  31. Kalyn,

    I just stumbled upon this website via Pinterest and I am in heaven. I have yet to make anything, but will start this week, as I will be starting the SB diet. I need to loose a few lbs before a surgery I have coming up. Thank you for creating this website and organizing all the recipes the way you have (by phase). This is a dream come true for me!! Thanks!!

    Take care!

  32. I love your meals, it has helped me to try out other stuff instead of the same recipes in the south beach diet books…I lost weight with the south beach diet recipes before but I've put on a little weight and wanted to try new meals has it got a bit boring eating the same thing over and over again…not that south beach diet meals are bad but on phase one, I needed something different to keep me motivated which your meals has….Your'e an inspiration!!

  33. I'm afraid I can't answer that because I don't know anything about how the South Beach Site works (I have never used it.)

  34. Hi Kalyn – wow! I'm on Day 5 of Phase 1 and am loving the SBD so far, and especially, especially the fantastic blog and recipes from you. I had the chicken/red and green cabbage/onion coleslaw tonight for dinner and it was delish!

    My question to you is: I know you are not affiliated with SBD. However, is there some way that I can enter the ingredients from one of your recipes onto their site and log it into my journal? I know this is possible with WW but I can't find anywhere to make this happen on SBD.

    Thanks again Kalyn – you are amazing!

  35. I just wanted to thank you for all your hard work on this website. I have recently been diagnosed with celiac disease and was searching the internet for gluten free recipes when I stumbled upon your site. i have spent about 5 1/2 hours so far building an arsenal of wonderful, naturally gluten free recipes from your phase one collection. Thank you for being so well organized and helping me reclaim my passion for food, even with the dietary restriction. <3

  36. Hi Lindsey,
    I already spend far too much time on the blog, so I am definitely not going to post grocery lists. You can make your own list using the Ziplist Feature though (on the right.) If you need to find ideas for recipes using similar ingredients, just enter the ingredients into the search bar. That's also a good way to find a recipe to use what you have on hand.

  37. HI Kalyn. I love your site! Have you ever done a weekly grocery list for some of your recipes that include similar ingredients? i don't want to buy excessively or waste ingredients when I cannot think of another way to use them, so just wondering if you have ever done anything like that. Thank you!! Let's say goodbye to this baby weight 🙂

  38. Hi Penny,
    I'm so glad to hear that the blog has been helpful for you. Thanks for the nice feedback and best wishes for continued good health.

  39. Hi Kalyn,

    I just wanted to take a minute and thank you for this wonderful website. I found your site a couple of weeks ago and have used your meals many times since then. I am a colorectal cancer survivor and it has been recommended to eat a low carb, low sugar, high protein diet. Your meals really hit that right on the head. Since I have found your site, I stopped looking elsewhere! Thanks so much for all of the hard work you put into this site. Have a great week! Penny

  40. Hi Sara,

    I really know nothing about insulin resistance disorder so I hesitate giving advice to someone who is using the diet for a medical condition. I do recommend thoroughly read the original South Beach Diet book though; I think that will answer most of these questions about things like portion size and what foods are best. Also you might check with your doctor for some of these questions, such as the one about having another snack. Good luck.

  41. Good Morning Kalyn, My name is Sara and live in Pennsylvaia.My doctor recently find out my insulin resistance level was very high and also fatty liver. I started the phase one of South beach baed on my doctor recommendation and I struggle with the recipes. I see here that youhave so many different recipes. I want to know if I canuse your recipes for phase one and what about snacking. Im only eating the suggested snacks in the book. I am actually following only the book recipes and meal plan. what about the portions?? am confused with the portions, do i need to measure everything and also Can i have the suggested snack and latr if I crave for something have a nother snack??? Thanks for your help!!

  42. The only thing I can think of offhand is Roasted Garbanzo Beans. There are a couple of recipes for them on the blog if you use the search box.

  43. Hi am looking for an SBD friendly snack that doesn't spoil so I can leave it in my desk as something to nibble on when I get hungry. no refrigeration required is a necessity.

    no nuts please!

  44. Hi Kalyn,

    Thank you for your superb blog. I've been eating low GI/SBD-style for some time now but due to some health problems have recently started trying to cut wheat from my diet. Your phase 1 recipes have been a tremendous help to me during this time – the eggplant pizzas were the thing that made me think 'you know what? I can make this wheat-free thing work!'. So a thousand thank yous!

  45. Hi Kalyn – My hubby lost 40 lbs on SBD 10 years ago but has slowly gained it back. Neither of us was too excited about starting over with another 2 weeks of eggs, chicken and zucchini. Since finding your blog we've gone through P1 without feeling deprived – we're just just eating delicious food and we have so many choices. Thanks for all your hard work – tonight we're having chicken (piccata) and zucchini (cheesy baked) but it's so good!

  46. Hi Kayln…Was feeling a bit intimidated about starting on the SB diet, but after finding your website and having a look through all of your thoughtfully selected recipes, my husband and I cannot wait to get started. I'm looking forward to taking control of my diet while being able to try some amazing new recipes. Thanks for taking the time to put together this website.

  47. HI Kalyn! I just recently got back into southbeach diet and your website has certainly made being on this diet so much fun! I was dreading getting back into it (especially phase 1) but your website made every day go by so fast! I can't believe I'm now on Phase 2 Day 9 and absolutely enjoying it! Thank you sooo much and keep those great recipes coming!

  48. Becky, I am so glad to hear you are enjoying the recipes and that they are helping you through Phase One. Thanks for taking time to write!

  49. Kalyn,

    I am sure you get many comments and emails on a daily basis, but I just wanted to thank you so much for your blog. My husband and I were on the South Beach diet a few months back, and fell off about around the holidays. We are now back on our second week of phase one. This time around, we are cooking recipes from your blog and never before have we actually enjoyed this phase!!

    We have found most of the recipes out there to be unsatisfying leaving us feeling like phase one was basically oppressive and hard to stick with. Your recipes are not only delicious, but help us stick to our diet goals. Who would have ever imagined I could get my husband to eat any green vegetable — let alone KALE!! I don't normally contact the authors of the blogs we use, but yours has been an invaluable tool and I am just so grateful for all of your hard work. This is exactly what we needed.

    B. Collins – Pennsylvania

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