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Cooking with Taylor!

Cooking with Taylor!

A sweet 16 year old young lady named Taylor has a HUGE interest and and HUGE talent in cooking.  She has a youtube channel that will be hosting many “Cooking with Tay Tay” videos. I’m so excited for her new adventure, and I just know […]

Miss-Iss-Ippi

Miss-Iss-Ippi

Her name is Robin Chapman. It happened about 15 years ago. It started with a chuck roast. Chapman says she shares credit for the recipe’s fame with her friend Karen Farese, who helped launch the recipe to stardom by putting it in her church’s cookbook. […]

New Low Carb Pinterest Finds on the Side

New Low Carb Pinterest Finds on the Side

Here are some new finds on Pinterest that we’ll be trying in the upcoming days, so no reviews yet. These are some delicious sides that I can’t wait to try, and I know you will love also.   (click on photos to go directly to the […]

Sinful and Rich and Full of Fish!

Sinful and Rich and Full of Fish!

In 2014 I was lucky enough to qualify for World Food Championship in Las Vegas by winning a recipe contest in the seafood category.  Once I got to Las Vegas to compete in the tournament-style contest, I was fortunate once again to have Alaska Seafood […]

I’m a Saucy Mama, Are You?

I’m a Saucy Mama, Are You?

Always on the hunt for delicious sauces and food, one of my all-time favorite lines of sauces, marinades and mustards is Barhyte’s Saucy Mama. Texas produces 1/3 of all the tortillas in the United States — they are a Tex-Mex staple, after all, and since my move […]

Chicken Cheesy Enchiladas with Green Sauce

Chicken Cheesy Enchiladas with Green Sauce

Yes, it’s low carb, but no, you don’t have to be a low-carb eater to enjoy these. They’re easy, fast and deee-licious! Serve them with sour cream and a slice or two of fresh ripe avocado. You could use shredded rotisserie chicken to make it […]

Inside Out LC Eggroll

Inside Out LC Eggroll

This dish has many names, from “keto crack” to “eggroll in a bowl” to “coleslaw crack.” I call mine inside out eggroll because that’s what it tastes like-the inside of a good, crunchy high carb eggroll fried to perfection but without all the carbs. For […]

Starting from Scratch (plus a shredded pork & coleslaw recipe)

Starting from Scratch (plus a shredded pork & coleslaw recipe)

Rain, Rain, Go Away, Imagine this. Selling and donating all material possessions, including your house, and moving over 2,000 miles away. Packing up 2 cats and a dog into a Honda Civic with whatever it will carry. I’d call it liberating and freeing, a little […]

LC Breakfast Cups

LC Breakfast Cups

If you’re on the Low Carb Train like I am, you’ll really love these to make ahead and either refrigerate or freeze. Pop them in the microwave until warm, and they’ll fill you up for hours.  Use any kind of meat, cheese, veggies you have […]

Fried Pickles

Fried Pickles

  It all started in 1960’s, and they were called “French Fried Pickles.” The original recipe used sweet (not dill) pickles and pancake batter for the outside. They’ve come a long way, baby! May 19-20 is officially Picklefest held in downtown Atkins, Arkansas.  You can now […]

Mom’s Always Right!

Mom’s Always Right!

  A day set aside especially for those who raised us. It doesn’t necessarily mean they were the ones who gave us life, but they were the ones that made sure we were fed and warm at night. Funny how life is.  I know one […]

It’s a Texas Thang

It’s a Texas Thang

  “Husband and wife team Weldon and Mildred Price perfected their pimiento cheese spread recipe in the 1950s. It was a time of potluck barbeques and card parties, when guests were greeted with cold drinks and sandwiches, and hospitality reigned supreme. Over the decades, the […]

Cheesy Cauliflower

Cheesy Cauliflower

  When I feel my clothes fitting a little too tight, a fast way to lose a few pounds is to go low carb for a little while. This is one of my very favorite low carb dishes because it tastes like cheesy mashed potatoes.  […]

Mediterranean Turkey Burger

Mediterranean Turkey Burger

This recipe is brought to you (and us) by Cynthia Raub at The Shared Plate.  Lean ground turkey, spinach, feta and olive oil (along with other spices and flavors) served on a whole wheat toasted bun and topped with fresh veggies of your choice. When […]

Eat your Veggies

Eat your Veggies

  As another entry into the Mann’s/Cooking Contest Central contest, I think I made my new favorite veggie spread. If I’m lucky, it will also win me FREE $500 worth of groceries, but even if it doesn’t, I’m glad I came up with this because […]

Beyonce’s Green Beans

Beyonce’s Green Beans

Beyonce has constantly said in interviews her favorite foods are soul food, fast food, Popeyes, and pasta. She pretty much likes anything that’s fatting and has carbs. What a lot of people don’t know about is her mom, Tina Knowles, makes one of Beyonce’s favorite […]

Rose Marie and her Spaghetti Sauce

Rose Marie and her Spaghetti Sauce

‘I was asked what I wanted my legacy to be. My answer, “That I was good at my job & loved every minute of it.” I wish that for everyone.’                               […]

Winning Fish Tacos

Winning Fish Tacos

I found myself winning a seafood contest and ended up competing in the Seafood category in Las Vegas at the World Food Championship in 2014 somehow. Alaska Seafood provided the seafood, and I used halibut for these tacos. It’s not a wonder they soared my […]

Jewish Penicillin

Jewish Penicillin

Studies have shown that a hearty bowl of chicken soup may help you to clear nasal congestion and have a mild anti-inflammatory effect that can help ease cold symptoms. Chicken noodle soup makes a great fallback for the cold winter days because of all its […]

Crock Pot Cornbread Dressing

Crock Pot Cornbread Dressing

Make it and leave it alone. Now, go about your business making holiday cookies, side dishes and appetizers while this dressing cooks and crosses one thing off your list of holiday cooking.  If you aren’t from the south and would rather have bread stuffing in […]

Bean & Taco Crescent Ring

Bean & Taco Crescent Ring

I went to a Pampered Chef party years ago and had a taco crescent ring to sample, but I decided to add a layer of beans and call it a day. It was great! Kids love this recipe because it’s mild and fun to eat. […]

Boozy Bird

Boozy Bird

A turkey rubbed with herbs, filled with fruit and veggies for ultimate flavor, and made moist by adding an entire bottle of champagne and chicken stock. After making this Boozy Bird, all others seem dry. Moist and flavorful, I got it from a lady whose […]

Creamy Coleslaw

Creamy Coleslaw

This is the kind of coleslaw you find at a good deli. It’s creamy (not the vinegar type that I can’t stand), and you start with a bag of coleslaw mix from the produce section of your grocery store.  Be sure and carefully measure the […]

Foolproof Rib Roast

Foolproof Rib Roast

  I was looking for a rib roast recipe that ended up like the ones in restaurants. This one is the one. Serve it with a creamy mild Horseradish Sauce. Here’s the simple recipe: 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup prepared horseradish 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard […]