Crab Tetrazzini ~ Low Carb

This low carb Crab Tetrazzini recipe was easy to make and so yum. Gotta try it with chicken too. This week I whipped up a delicious low carb Crab Tetrazzini recipe.  There are times when it’s chilly outside nothing but a hearty casserole will satisfy the palate. I  have an old favorite crab tetrazzini recipe from years ago that was filled with carbs and it is quite tasty, of course. I decided to take on […]
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Granny Square Patterns in Top 100 for 2015

These cute granny square patterns are among the top 100 for 2015. I’m so very pleased to announce that my granny square patterns have been recognized among the top 100 of 2015 on All Free Crochet Afghan Patterns! (I hope you will forgive my bit of bragging, but I just have to shout about it! 🙂 ) I just received a note from Prime Publishing that one or more of […]
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DIY Christmas Treat Boxes

Easy DIY tutorial with pictures for thrifty and cute Christmas treat boxes.   I’ve wanted to try making my own DIY Christmas Treat Boxes for a long time. I’ve seen the pictures of ‘plate boxes’ floating around Pinterest, but I wanted to add a twist.  All of the pictures I saw were made of very thin paper plates and folded with the top of the plate inward. This doesn’t […]
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Christmas Tree Brownies

I made these Christmas Tree Brownies for a party. Everyone loved them. They were so fun and easy, I can't wait to make them again. I had so much fun making these Christmas Tree Brownies.  I love projects that are half food / half craft.  I found the idea of whipping up these treats absolutely irresistible and the bonus for me is that they are faster and easier to complete than I imagined.  I made them for a church activity. I drooled over pictures I saw of […]
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Fudgy Brownies ~ 3 Easy Secrets

These 3 Easy Secrets for making the best Fudgy Brownies are for any brownie recipe or mix. My favorite easy fudgy brownie frosting recipe included. Over time I’ve discovered 3 easy secrets for  making Fudgy Brownies.  I’m sharing them with you.  They are ‘smack-your-hand-to-forehead’ easy. Now you all know that I love desserts.  And while I am spending a little less time with my beloved Goody Dessert Mix and it’s satellite mixes, I still occasionally get to bake up something […]
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12+ Gluten Free Holiday Side Dishes

Great round-up of more than a dozen gluten free holiday side dishes, that are certain to make your table more merry this season. Here’s a round-up of more than a dozen gluten free holiday side dishes, that are certain to make your table more merry this season.  Surprisingly there is even a recipe for stuffing! (Check out #10)  There are so many delicious recipes here that you may find yourself using them even when it’s not a holiday. […]
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Nested Meatballs ~ Low Carb

These Nested Meatballs are a comfort food for those who long for spaghetti and meatballs on a low carb regimen. Makes a great appetizer or light lunch. I just had to make a recipe for Nested Meatballs.  Had to.  Someone on Facebook shared a video about spaghetti muffins and I really, really wanted them.  But they were definitely not low carb. My solution was to get a spaghetti squash and try it out.  Fortunately spaghetti-squash-as-crust was not unfamiliar territory for me as I’d […]
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BLT Bites with Pesto Aioli

These fresh, crunchy and flavorful little BLT Bites contain a mixture of tomatoes, bacon, mozzarella and a balsamic pesto aioli that are sure to please as a prelude to a meal or a holiday party offering. They are quick to whip up and fast to disappear. (And, oh yes, low carb.) Yesterday, I whipped up these BLT Bites and then promptly ‘taste-tested’ them and yes, licked my fingers.  (But hey, they are a finger food. 🙂 ) These little cupped lettuce leaves of deliciousness could more accurately be called: ‘BLT & Fresh Mozzarella Lettuce Bites with Balsamic Pesto Aioli’.   But when a recipe name  sounds […]
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