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 …

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 …

Garlic Butter Chicken

These savory chicken tenders are sauteed in butter, smothered in freshly chopped garlic and garnished with parsley. They can be paired with eggs for breakfast or topped on a bed of leafy mixed greens for a healthy lunch. Pair these buttery tenders with some healthy steamed veggies and you got yourself a nutrient-dense protein choice …

Butter Herb Mushrooms

Baby portabella mushrooms sauteed in butter, freshly chopped garlic, parsley, cracked black pepper and garlic salt. This low-carb/keto side dish goes great with potatoes and can be mixed with rice or your favorite pasta. You can also pile this high over your favorite protein including steak, pork, chicken or fish. And of course mixing this …

Creamy Broccoli Salad

This heart-healthy creamy broccoli salad is packed with nutrients, including dried cranberries, pumpkin seeds, onions and apple cider vinegar. It’s crunchy and sweet with a slight tangy kick to it. Enjoy it by the spoonfuls or serve it as a healthy side dish with any meal. Hope you like it as much as our family …