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 …

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 …

Potato Taquitos

These crunchy, rolled-up fried corn tortillas filled with potatoes and cheese are the ultimate comfort food on a cloudy or sunny day. These cheesy potato taquitos make an excellent appetizer for big gatherings and you can make the filling (of your choice) ahead of time. They are great to snack on with some homemade salsa, …

Baked Cheesy Ham And Salami Sandwiches

We ate baked sandwiches (zapiekanki) a lot when we were kids. We enjoyed them for lunch, dinner or as a quick appetizer my mom put together when we were expecting company. I remember snacking on them with my friends during those cool summer evenings in Poland. And eating these after playing outside for hours made …

Spanish Rice

We have been making this rice in our family for years and it’s definitely requested often as a side dish or a main meal mixed with veggies. My kids like it for lunch and I enjoy it with eggs and refried beans in the morning. My husband is known to finish any leftovers he may …

Homemade Tortilla Chips

You can make authentic, crispy, golden brown corn tortilla chips right in your kitchen in less than 10 minutes. Add a dash of garlic salt, pile them high in a bowl and dig in. Your kids will love them along with your dogs who will stare you down as you crunch-munch on ’em. So please …