Category Archives: Recipes

New kitchen tools!

These were sitting in a box on my front porch when I got home tonight. Can’t wait to start using them and trying out new recipes!

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#Low-Carb Recipe: Bacon-Wrapped, Jalapeno-Popper-Stuffed Chicken

I’m always on the lookout for new and interesting recipes that not only bring together some of my favorite flavors, but which put an interesting and unique spin to boring old boneless, skinless chicken meat. For my meal plan this … Continue reading

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#LowCarb Recipe: Roasted Parmesan-Crusted Zucchini

I spend so much time concentrating on finding recipes for and making main dishes that I have to force myself to look for and try recipes for low-carb side dishes. It gets really old just opening up a can of … Continue reading

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#LowCarb Recipe: Greek Yogurt- and Mustard-Marinated Lamb

Lamb is one of my favorite proteins to eat (duck is another—I know, I have very expensive tastes!), and to me, Greek-style flavors seem to go really well with it. So while I’m sure this isn’t authentically Greek (thus my … Continue reading

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Getting ready for the week!

I mentioned in the previous post that I spent the morning meal planning. Now it’s time to start cooking! While about half of what I have planned are old favorites that I’ve already posted, I’m really excited about some of … Continue reading

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#LowCarb Recipe: Breakfast Sausage Meatballs

For years and years and years, both when I’m sticking to my low-carb lifestyle and when I’m not, I typically eat the same thing for breakfast every morning: sausage. For the most part, I do smoked link sausage, the kind … Continue reading

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#LowCarb Tom Kha Gai, a.k.a., Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

Over the past couple of years, I’ve fallen in love with Thai food—there’s an excellent restaurant in my neighborhood where I’ve quite enjoyed experimenting and trying different dishes/flavors. The first dish I fell for, though, was Tom Kha Gai—spicy coconut … Continue reading

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#LowCarb Recipe: Asian-Marinated Salmon (2.5 carbs per serving)

It doesn’t matter if you pronounce it SALmon or SAmon, there’s no denying that salmon is one ’ell of a fish, even for a non-fish-eater like me. And it’s one that stands up to a lot of strong flavors without … Continue reading

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#LowCarbRecipe: Faux Lo Mein (Chicken or Pork)

I love many different types of Asian food flavors. And even though I know it’s probably just the Americanized flavor version, lo mein is one of my favorites. And, unfortunately, it’s also mostly carbs. (Which is probably why I love … Continue reading

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#LowCarbRecipe: Dry-Rubbed Slow-Cooker Ribs

I grew up in New Mexico, about an hour from the Texas border. So I grew up eating western-style barbecue—dry rubs with lots of spices. So when I saw beef ribs on sale at Publix yesterday, I grabbed a small … Continue reading

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