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…

Three Fabulous Faux Pasta Dishes for Low-Carb Happiness!

I loooooove pasta, so much so that when I eat it my body wants to never let it go and keep it in my hips! Ha. I have some delicious pasta alternatives though, that I do think you will like! Over-abundance in the garden this summer? These can help solve that problem as well, as…

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…

Fun Mardi Gras Party Plan – With Recipes!

Mardi Gras refers to the bright, vibrant festivals of excess held around the world leading up to Ash Wednesday. This year it is on March 1st – perfect time to start planning! Nowhere has the tradition taken on its own distinctive flare more than in New Orleans. A beautiful blend of French, Spanish, African, and…

Easy Appetizers that Easily Pass as Fancy!

This time of year, almost everyone sees an uptick in visitors (whether drop-ins or planned), office parties, and family get-togethers. Life is already hectic for most, between work, school, and kids…that while the festivities are something we welcome, we don’t always look forward to the additional monthly costs of entertaining or the time it takes…

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…

God Bless Potatoes!

Potatoes are an extremely economic food source, and very versatile. Currently, in my local market, 10lb bags are on sale for $4.99! Below are some of my favorite potato recipes, hopefully you like them! Cheers! PS…I found some interesting facts about potatoes on a blog I recently found (recommend https://www.onehundreddollarsamonth.com/) It seems there are other…