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 …

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 …

Balsamic Beets (Buraczki)

Beets (buraczki) and European roots sort of go together. Growing up in Poland, we ate beets regularly and were excited when my mother made beet soup. We had a few bowls for dinner and didn’t need much food afterwards. Beet soup filled us up and we were content with eating it again the next day. …