Gluten Free Sausage Sage Thanksgiving Stuffing

I can usually maintain my gluten free diet with no problem whatsoever, however Thanksgiving is coming up and my very favorite seasonal holiday type dish, by far, is stuffing. I ...

The Holy Grail of Snack Time

I was in need of a snack that didn’t require much effort and I really wanted to have something crunchy and sweet at the same time. I was thinking to ...

Shrimp and Lobster Scampi

I was craving some seafood the other day and my local grocer had a special on shrimp and lobster tails so I figured it was a little thing I like ...

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Chicken Tenders

I used the tried and true “fried chicken” method to make these ...

Scrambled Eggs with Chives and Brie

Talk about the easiest and most decadent breakfast ever! Scrambled eggs with ...

Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Muffins

I needed a dish to take to a breakfast pot luck for ...

Sweet and Spicy Tuna Salad Stuffed Avocado

This is one of my favorite dishes for lunch. I am totally ...

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Bundles

Another Quick and easy recipe I decided to try was the bacon ...

Italian Style Meatballs

I  found myself with a craving for spaghetti and meatballs. I had ...

Cheesecake Cupcakes

Traditionally in my circle of friends if you have a birthday I ...

Zucchini Fettuccine

Zucchini is an incredibly versatile vegetable it lends itself to many different ...

Caprese Salad

This dish is so light and refreshing. It is one of my ...

Deep Fried Cheese Curds

OMG!!! I figured out a recipe for batter free deep fried cheese ...

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Stuffed Deviled Eggs

So I was seeing all kinds of posts about people turning deviled eggs into little chicks. I debated heavily on weather or not I thought this was cute or creepy. Eventually after much deliberation I decided they were more creepy with there little beady eyes that they were cute. I did however think the concept […]

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Juicy Lucy and Grilled Vegetables

It’s finally grilling season here in Minnesota.  Some may say that is never ends, but you wont see me outside grilling in my parka! What better way to kick off the season than with some juicy lucy hamburgers. You may be asking what makes this hamburger special? Its the gooey, yummy molten cheese in the middle. […]

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Shredded Chicken Taco Salad

Here is another easy and fast meal for those nights when you don’t have a lot of time to spend preparing meal.  I chose to stew my chicken in a wonderful chipotle flavored broth until it was “fall apart” tender. I let it simmer for about 2 hours on the stove top. You could very […]

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Easy and Fast Baked Salmon and Garden Salad

Sometimes I don’t have the energy or desire to cook dinner. These nights I default to wonderful already marinated and frozen salmon fillets from No Name. Cook right from frozen in the oven, they are done in 25 minutes. Paired with a nice big green salad with your favorite toppings. I love bacon, hard boiled […]

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Marinated Asparagus Salad

I needed a good low carb recipe to take to a family gathering. I wanted to at least bring a dish I was able to consume, knowing almost everything else would be super carb laden. I made this dish a day before I needed it and I am sure it tasted better because of it. […]

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Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

This is absolutely one of my favorite dishes of all time. It tastes so bad for you in a really good way, but in fact is really low in calories and carbs. When you think of carbonara your brain automatically turns to pasta, I used spaghetti squash instead to lighten the dish. I think it actually […]

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Curried Turkey Salad

This is a recipe of my mothers that I have loved for many years, it was also a staple on the menu of the cafe my parents used to own. It is beautiful in color and bursting with flavor. This is also a huge hit at pot-lucks and parties. Another easy recipe with only 5 […]

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Sugar Free Jell-O Magic Mousse

So I needed some ideas on how to best beat a sugar craving. I do really like the sugar free jello cups, but they are really expensive for what you get. I went to the wonderful world wide web and found a super simple recipe for Jello Magic Mousse. I used the sugar free jello […]

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Date Night at Home

Who doesn’t love a little Surf and Turf? Going out for a dinner like this can get very expensive. My local grocer had these lovely lobster tails on sale for $6.00 each and that is just the excuse I needed to make a nice dinner. I had previously purchased a large amount of grass fed […]

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Cheese Crust Pizza

Pizza is a hard craving to satisfy on a low carb diet. Sure you can pick off all the toppings or you can make the “meatza”, but you can’t just pick it up and eat it like you would a regular pizza. I stumbled upon a variation of this recipe and just tweaked it a […]

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