#bakingoutsidethebox | This Low Carb Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe makes great soft cookies. Almond flour & 60% chocolate chips keep the cookies to 3.5 net carbs per cookie.

Low Carb Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Since starting this new diet I have been searching for the holy grail of low carb delights; a good Low Carb Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe. There are quite a number of Low Carb Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipes.  Many of them have cream cheese in them I chose to leave out dairy in mine this time. […]
#bakingoutsidethebox | Satisfy a craving for Chinese food with easy this Low Carb Chinese Pork Lettuce Wraps recipe. Planning ahead makes this restaurant-style treat a snap.

Chinese Pork Lettuce Wraps – Low carb

Wrapped in lettuce and yummy ingredients your family will never even recognize the pork chops from a few nights ago. At least mine didn’t.  I promised to tell you what I made with the reserved half of the  Asian Marinated Pork Chops.  I Made these Chinese Pork Lettuce Wraps to cheers from husband. One of […]
#bakingoutsidethebox | The diy bubble bath bar recipe is an easy version without special ingredients. Leaves skin feeling smooth. Great for gifts or a little indulgence.

Easy DIY Bubble Bath Bar Recipe

Making up this DIY Bubble Bath Bar Recipe is a fun and easy project at home or for a group. We recently had a ‘Natural Beauty’ activity evening for the Young Women’s group (teenagers)  in my congregation at church. I was asked to make something so I started looking online for ideas and found a DIY Bubble […]
#bakingoutsidethebox | Just 1 ingredient! Crispy zero carb taco shells. So easy to make and even easier to eat.

Zero Carb Taco Shells

One of the things I find challenging on a low carb WOE is that you really have to work at finding the crunch. I love the Zero Carb Taco Shells.  They are crispy, crunchy and so satisfying.  They are the big sister to my Dorketos snack chips. So exactly how are they Zero Carb Taco Shells? […]

Asian Marinated Pork Chops

Earlier this week I promised to tell you what meat I cooked with the Zucchini Planks.  I made a grill out home run with: Asian Marinated Pork Chops. I so enjoyed using chops on the grill.  When I grill out it is usually beef or chicken and occasionally fish.  But as I thumbed through old […]

Grilled Zucchini Planks

You may have guessed by now that I love Zucchini squash.   The Grilled Zucchini Planks are a favorite way at my house to prepare zucchinis.  The first time I mentioned  this dish was almost a year ago.  I’ve experimented with it quite a bit since then. It takes just a few minutes to prep the […]
#BakingOutsidetheBox | The key to these low carb pancakes are almond flour and ricotta. Make it up in the blender quickly. Just over 1 net carb er pancake.

Success Low Carb Pancakes Recipe

This Success Low Carb Pancake Recipe has come about after a lot of testing and reading and munged pancakes and burnt pans.  I tried a lot of different recipes. I love pancakes.  They are the cotton candy of breakfast.  So How do you make pancakes look, taste and quack like pancakes without ‘pancake’ (ie, white […]
The Cafe Rio Copycat Mexican Ranch Dressing is a toss-it in-and-spin-it in the blender recipe

Cafe Rio Copycat Mexican Ranch Dressing Recipe

I love this this Cafe Rio Copycat Mexican Ranch Dressing.  It is very easily made and so delicious it’s a wonder I haven’t tried to just drink it.  I do however love dipping fresh cut up veggies in it.  And of course poured over a fresh-Mex style salad.  I first made this recie about 4 […]

The Truth About Baking Soda and Vinegar

I use the two super cleaners, baking soda and  white (distilled) vinegar, to replace some commercial cleaning items in my home. Many of you do too.  It eliminates many toxic mystery chemicals in the home and saves a lot of money over the course of a year. I’ve read through quite a few homemade recipes for […]

Crockpot Ranch Chicken

This easy Crockpot Ranch Chicken recipe has just four ingredients and is super delicious and of course, low carb.   I often make it for Sunday Dinner.  And thank you, my darling DIL, Lani for sharing this yummy recipe with the family. Crockpot Ranch Chicken is an excellent candidate for a ‘dump’ type dish.  With just […]
Here is a simple recipe for low carb fudge. It has a crazy secret ingredient that makes it come out perfectly. It has less than 1 net carb per piece.

Crazy Low Carb Fudge Recipe

The day I made this Crazy Low Carb Fudge I was craving chocolate insanely.  I know, I KNOW… the words ‘low carb’ and ‘fudge’ just don’t seem to belong together. Let me tell you what I did and you be the judge of whether it’s possible to use ‘low carb fudge’ as a phrase. I […]

DIY Thrifty Oven Cleaner – Shame to Shine

. . . My son kindly offered to fix dinner for my husband and I because we both had head colds.  I suddenly found myself in desperate need of a diy thrifty oven cleaner. Two things went wrong; I’d  purchased a frozen fish dish that looked interesting and was on sale and my darling son used a […]
.This low carb Salsa Chicken recipe has just five ingredients and is easy to make. It satisfied my longing for Mexican food.

Salsa Chicken Recipe ~ Low Carb

I found the inspiration for a Salsa Chicken recipe that interested me on the ‘Low Carb Recipe Group’ on Facebook.  No picture, but the recipe looked zesty and filling. I was so happy to find it. I’d been craving Mexican.   Thanks to C.H. who took the time to share it. Flavor is so important to me when maintaining […]
"Learn how to cook- try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun!" ― Julia Child

Learn How to Cook Quote by Julia Child

I chose this quote by Julia Child for Encouraging Words today because the sentiments in it are what I’m striving for in my ‘way of eating’.   I’m trying out new things, trying to be adventurous (kale anyone?) making mistakes , and yes having fun. I’ve included the quote in two pictures and text so that you […]
This Baked Almond Chicken recipe is a simple and tasty way to prepare a low carb main dish or lunch or dinner.

Baked Almond Chicken ~ ~ Low Carb

This Baked Almond Chicken recipe  is a simple and tasty way to prepare a low carb main dish or lunch or dinner. I made this for the first time this week and it turned out so tender and juicy, i can hardly wait to make it again. When I’m low carbing I’m always on the […]

Bird’s Nest Cookies and Last Minute Bunny Pattern ~ Easter Fun

The time for Easter fun is just around the corner. I’m sharing a favorite recipe originally posted in 2013 of  my coconut Bird’s Nest Cookies as well as the so easy and cute pattern for the Last Minute Bunny. The Bird’s Nest Cookies stir up quickly using the Perfect Sugar Cookie Mix-up, from the Baking Outside the Box Mix method. Get the […]