The Egg 411 (7 Ways to Cook an Egg)

They say a chef’s hat has 100 folds, one for each way the chef knows to cook an egg. That’s an egg-ceptional level of knowledge all wrapped up in one single hat. You can earn yourself 7 percent of a chef’s hat with way less egg-fort. (OK, that one was a stretch. I’ll knock it off…

Summer Inspired Low-Carb Delish!

From snacks to main dishes to breakfast treats, here are 5 summer inspired low-carb recipes! They are wonderful ways to enjoy using fresh veggies from your garden or farmers market! My favorite recipe below is the Apple Cheddar Egg Muffins! A must try!!! CHICKEN & ASPARAGUS WITH PAN SAUCE (10g Net Carbs) THE PAN SAUCE…

4 Essential Cooking Tools You Need When Cooking for One

If your idea of “cooking for one” entails reaching into your freezer, pulling out some Pizza Rolls, zapping them in the microwave and devouring (while also inevitably burning your mouth on the scorching, melty cheese), you are most certainly not alone. Cooking for just yourself can be even more difficult than cooking for a large family. For…

Inspiration for your Next Meatless Monday

A vegetarian diet is not for everyone. But is there a benefit to considering just one day per week when you do not eat meat? A number of organizations are introducing the concept of “Meatless Monday” as an option for healthier eating… and maybe a healthier planet. Here are some ideas for your next (or…

Repurpose your leftovers…ideas to get out of your dinner rut!

Rightovers: Leftovers Made Right Who gets excited about leftovers? They tend to be soggy, and no one brings out the special dishes to serve them.  But what if your leftovers were good enough to merit fancy bowls and compliments to the chef while still checking the most important leftover checkboxes: Quick and easy. Now, that’s…

Tell Me I’m Pretty and Feed Me Tacos…

Tacos CAN buy happiness. Passing along some inspiration for your next “Taco Tuesday”. Sometimes it is okay to eat your feelings… especially with your eating something inexpensive and healthy. SHRIMP TACOS WITH JALAPEÑO SLAW AND PICKLED ONIONS THESE TACOS COME TOGETHER SO QUICK AND EASY, YOU’LL EVEN HAVE TIME TO MAKE A MARGARITA!  INGREDIENTS 1 medium red…

One-Pot Chicken and Gnocchi

We have a tradition of “Sunday Supper” in our family. It’s a lot of fun…usually a little “fancier” than the run-of-the-mill week night (we even drink water from wine glasses 😉). Anywho, tonight was one of my favorites! Enjoy! INGREDIENTS 2   slices bacon, cut into ½” (1-cm) pieces 6   boneless, skinless chicken thighs (4 oz./125…

I’m back! With “Guilt Free Mexican 7-Layer Dip”!

It’s been a while since I have blogged any recipes. I started a new job last year in May, which required a lot of travel in the first year…so I slacked. However, things have really settled out well now – and I’m home a lot more and back in the kitchen! This time with cool…