Spicy Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

Cauliflower is a real go-to veggie in any low carb eating plan. It has a distinctive flavor of its own, yet it goes well with cheese, garlic, various spices, chicken, and all types of meat, so the options for preparing it are practically endless. While I love many of the more involved cauliflower recipes, sometimes Read More …

Roasted Pork Chops with Homemade Ranch Rub

When I started reading ingredient lists on food items I purchased, I began moving towards cleaner eating. I didn’t like seeing so many preservatives and weird ingredients that seemed unnecessary and probably unhealthy to boot. I did a little research and soon discovered that there is no need to buy pre-packaged ranch dressing or any Read More …

Cauliflower Goat Cheese Soup

I have always liked cauliflower, but I have never eaten so much of it in so many ways as when I started eating low carb. Some of the ways I have tried I have liked more than others, and some I didn’t really like at all. Maybe because of how much I also like goat Read More …

Cheesy Bacon-Stuffed Mini Sweet Peppers

You can do so many things with delicious sweet mini peppers. They are great just as they are – pop them into your mouth for a crispy, crunchy snack. Or make any number of fun and nutritious appetizers. A favorite of mine is to use the colorful peppers in place of taco chips for nachos. Read More …

Low Carb Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

I love chicken wings, but they can take awhile to prepare and sometimes I want or need a quicker option. I also love the concept of Buffalo chicken wings, but I don’t like that they are usually breaded, or at the least coated in flour, and I don’t like that some I have ordered in Read More …

Dill-Lemon Sautèed Salmon with Herb Salad

Not only is salmon delicious, but it is a healthy meal choice, being packed with omega-3 fatty acids that serve double-duty for your body. Omega-3’s not only promote proper brain function, but they’re great for your hair and skin too. While I love salmon, I’m very careful about the type I buy. Not all fish Read More …

Homemade Vegetable Stock

I try to make my own seasoning mixes, sauces, salad dressings, and even stocks whenever possible, because I try to eat only fresh whole foods without all the preservatives. Vegetable stock is one of my favorites to have on hand. Once you make your own vegetable stock, you won’t want to ever buy it again. Read More …

Cloud Eggs with Chives and Asiago Cheese

Eggs, eggs, eggs….when eating low carb, we eat a LOT of eggs!  I like eggs, but sometimes I just feel like I want to cook them an entirely different way. If you, too, are tired of ho hum eggs for breakfast, this recipe is for you.  Cloud eggs come together in just a few minutes and Read More …

Paleo Diet Basics

The Paleo diet will have great appeal for those who love meat, fruit and veggies and who feel they can go without bread, cereal, pasta and sugar-filled sweets. Popularly known as the ‘caveman’ diet, it is a dietary plan roughly based on what our ancestors consumed during the Paleolithic era. You know, when we were Read More …