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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 […]
This Crockpot Ranch Chicken recipe has just 4 ingredients, is low carb and can be served on a plate or in a bowl.

Crock Pot Ranch Chicken

This easy Crock Pot Ranch Chicken recipe has just four ingredients.  It’s 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. Crock Pot Ranch Chicken is an excellent candidate for a ‘dump’ type dish.  With […]
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 […]
.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 […]
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 […]

Keto Doritos Safe Cheat-oh ~ Dorketos ~

Yesterday was day three of being back on the low carb wagon for me.*  Of course I’m craving something crunchy, crispy, zesty, flavorful… you know; GOOD! After poking around Pinterest for a bit I found a recipe called ‘Jack Snacks’  and it looked like it just might do the trick. It takes just cheese and jalepeno pepper […]

Spaghetti Squash Beef Pie — Lower Carb

Today I’m sharing the recipe for one of my ‘go to’ Low Carb comfort foods — Spaghetti Squash Beef Pie. It’s reminiscent of lasagna or  like a traditional spaghetti dish with oodles of cheese, marinara, ground beef and Italian herbs.  The crust that all these things rest on is a mixture primarily of spaghetti squash, which I absolutely […]

Healthy Blueberry Muffins Recipe Low Carb and Gluten Free

Here is a healthy blueberry muffins recipe for those watching their carbs or on a gluten free diet.  I made it to take to a breakfast neighbor gathering to welcome someone new on the block.  It was a bit daring of me as I’d never made this type of muffin before.  However, earlier this week I’d decided […]

Low Carb Crab Salad Recipe

This Low Carb Crab Salad recipe is a treat I serve year round.  But I especially love it in winter because it brings a bit of summer to lunchtime. It makes up quickly.  In fact I think the longest part is simply getting the ingredients out on the counter. Two of the things that I […]

Pecan Crusted Baked Salmon

Salmon should always be cooked simply.  At least, that’s what I believe. Baked salmon is just that –simple.  And using a baking method with this fish, when done correctly, is the best way to guarantee a flavorful and moist salmon filet. Today I’m sharing my recipe for the Pecan Crusted baked Salmon.  It is my absolute […]

Low Carb Blender Sherbet

This low carb  blender sherbet is sure to make any weary January dieter smile. Many years ago, my darling hairdresser, Chris, told me about this cold treat.  It’s been in my diet arsenal ever since. It’s cold, sweet and creamy.  It is a perfect get-you-through-the-afternoon snack.  It is quite filling.  In fact it is so filling that […]

Cabbage Steaks Recipe Grilled or Baked

I have rediscovered cabbage as a veggie in this Cabbage Steak recipe. I mean, I’ve had cabbage before….you know, coleslaw or with potatoes and corned beef on St. Patties . The Cabbage Steaks recipe has vaulted cabbage into a whole new food realm for me. (Not that one should ‘sling the slaw’. Ahem.)  It was […]

Low Carb Coconut Chicken Tenders Recipe

 The Coconut Chicken Tenders recipe is a simple low carb down-home dish that is great for company and also wonderful comfort food. I love coconut, especially toasted.  I used to think of it as merely a vehicle for ‘sweet’ but now I know that it can also be a star in a mouth-watering savory dish […]
#bakingoutsidethebox | This fruity diet smoothie morning protein shake is satisfying, healthy and delicious and blends up in under a minute.

Berry Healthy Morning Diet Smoothie Recipe

All the recipes this week have included something that tasted of berries and this diet smoothie is no exception.  (Do you get the feeling I love berries?  Oh yes. Yes I do.) As you may have read last week my DH and I have been on the Dr. Oz Rapid Weight loss diet for nearly two […]