Yes………..I did just post a Superbowl Appetizer featuring turkey bacon. I am not embarrassed. Repeating to self “I am not embarrassed.” This recipe I cannot take credit for. Oh no. This belongs to one Kevin Wagner- lover of jalapeños. He dreamed up this recipe back in the fall for a picnic dinner with friends before going … Continue reading "Shrimp Jalapeno Poppers"
In case you haven’t heard…Superbowl Sunday IS indeed this weekend. Which in the dietitian world equals….trouble. The cashier at my grocery store the other day told me there is a shortage on wings this year. Real talk. While I was visiting with some different patients this week, I started brainstorming dishes to bring to a … Continue reading "Turkey Bacon Spinach Artichoke Dip"
I am a meatloaf fan. *Insert bad joke about the band “Meatloaf” But really! I just plain adore meatloaf. Easy to make and you can change your approach every time! Mexican Meatloaf Barbecue Meatloaf Classic Meatloaf and….. Italian Meatloaf. Yumz!!! This is one of my favorite varieties of meatloaf, and once again you can create it … Continue reading "Easy Italian Meatloaf – Low Carb WLS Recipe"
**Note: this recipe was updated in 2017 and omitted chorizo beef but can still be added as an optional variation! Ahem, I have an announcement: I have recently discovered “chorizo beef” at the local Sprouts. What is Sprouts? My favorite grocery store in OKC (similar to Trader Joe’s if you happen to have either one…) What … Continue reading "Broccoli Tomato Frittata"
Years ago I tried this recipe for a chicken marinade and it quickly became a very common go to. It’s not only delicious, but all the ingredients are typically already in my kitchen. I also (somewhat purposely) eyeball my measurements on the spices because I secretly like that it makes it different every time. This … Continue reading "Caribbean Jerk Grilled Chicken"
Crustless Pumpkin Cheesecake It’s not everyday I post a dessert recipe. Oh, you noticed?? Well this time of year! It’s always a good idea to have a smarter alternative to the real deal. And I LOVE pumpkin. (Ahem, pumpkin dip? Pumpkin chili? Yep.) I actually served this in wine glasses for a fun treat, but … Continue reading "Crustless Pumpkin Cheesecake"
Okay, hold the phone. Yes…that does say “Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower,” but I would like to take a moment to say the following: These are not going to taste exactly like potatoes. If someone has said that to you, either they lied….or they have a better recipe. I do think these are quite tasty, but they … Continue reading "Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower"
Creamy Deviled Eggs It’s time for a classic food controversy recipe!!!!! Let’s get this trending people. #foodcontroversy What ever does this mean?? Oh. You know. There are some foods that people LOVE or HATE with quite a bit of passion. Cottage Cheese is a front runner in the #foodcontroversy battle. I have always wanted to … Continue reading "Creamy Deviled Eggs"
Alas, one of my all time favorite slow cooker meals. The truth is, you cannot have too many slow cooker meals. Sometimes I wonder if I should have more slow cookers than pans. Hmmm…If only they were smaller. Anyhow, this is a tasty meal to change up the pace from the same ol’ grilled chicken … Continue reading "Slow Cooker Pork with Apples and Carrots"
Mexican Lime Chicken Stew Okay fine, there are no tortillas in this recipe. But what else do you call it?! This is why I love this meal. Sometimes life surprises you..and sometimes that surprise is your boyfriend giving you a ring. (Wahoo!!) And when life flip turns upside down (yes I just quoted the Fresh Prince of Bel Air)…well … Continue reading "Mexican Lime Chicken Stew"