Southern Cabbage

A combination of sauteed cabbage, bacon and onions is definitely a delicious comfort side dish or dinner option any time of the year. The aroma of this nutrient-dense, low-carb cruciferous veggie takes me back to my mother’s kitchen in Poland, where cabbage was served on a consistent basis. Those memories continue to inspire me as …

Cheesy Zucchini Bites

Tiny low-carb zucchini slices topped with cheese, sauce and spices… Ingredients: 2 large zucchinis 1 cup pasta sauce 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/4 cup chopped green onions Garlic salt Black pepper Italian seasoning Directions: Preheat oven to 350 F. Wash the zucchinis thoroughly and cut them into 1 inch …

Shrimp Scampi

Here’s a simple, seafood dinner option that’s low-carb, loaded with flavor, takes minutes to prep and is packed with protein, omega 3 and 6 fatty acids. These shrimp are tossed in butter, lemon juice, seasoning and then baked just enough to create a tender, robust lemony scampi with a kick. And yes, your hands will …

Stuffed Mini Peppers

These cheesy low-carb stuffed sweet peppers are yummy and super easy to make. You only need a few ingredients to create this healthy and colorful snack in just minutes. They are stuffed with cream cheese, cheddar cheese, bacon bits and a sprinkle of garlic salt and pepper. They make a great appetizer, side dish or …

Artesian Bread

This soft, homemade warm bread with a crispy crust is delicious and easy to make. You only need 3 ingredients, a bit of prep work and patience as it rises for a few hours. You’ll have your kitchen smelling super toasty as it bakes in the oven and I promise, you’ll be thinking of your …

Hearty Chili

Delicious, flavor-packed hearty chili is a dish most of us love. It makes an excellent appetizer when loaded on nacho chips and is a hit at family gatherings and cookouts. It’s a great meal to make with friends and kids like it too when topped with cheese and sour cream. Yum! When beef, beans and …

Stuffed Peppers

These bright and colorful sweet bell peppers are stuffed with seasoned ground beef, rice, tomatoes, corn, herbs and topped with melted cheese. They are loaded with flavor and are great to enjoy around the cooler autumn days or upcoming holiday season. These peppers also make an excellent dinner choice anytime of the week. Your friends …

Caramel Pecan Apple Dip

A creamy, sweet and crunchy appetizer topped with gooey caramel sauce and buttered pecans. This dip goes great with apples, pears, tea biscuits or crackers of your choice. It’s also quite delicious by the spoonfuls. You’ll see how quickly this cute appetizer disappears when you serve it at your Thanksgiving feast. And with the holiday …

Candied Pecans

Buttery, sweet and crunchy roasted pecans with a dash of cinnamon and salt. Your taste buds will smile as you indulge in some nutrient dense, vitamin packed goodness with an aroma of the “holiday season.” Here we go… Ingredients: 3 cups raw unsalted pecan halves 1/4 cup unsalted butter 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 tsp …