Easy Eggs (in the oven)

We take breakfast very serious around our house, especially on the weekends. During the week we have our breakfast routine down. Quick and easy. So, on the weekend I like to try out new recipes our add new touches to old ones. We like fried eggs, but they are a little messy and time consuming,…

Mini Meatloaves

Meatloaf is one of the great comfort foods from childhood. Either you loved it or you hated, and no one ever made it quiet the way your mom did. There are so many different recipes. I got this recipe from my husband’s grandmother many years ago. It is one of my favorites. It is easy,…

Pineapple Burgers

Weekends are usually our time to stay around the house and catch up on the things we don’t have time to do during the week. I also cook breakfast and dinner on Saturdays. The last few months we have been extremely busy with our new business and have spent most Saturdays there working and then…

Ham and Egg Cups

Happy Foodie Friday! I am always looking for new breakfast recipes. We tend to eat the same things over and over, and it can get a little boring. When I found this recipe, it was perfect. I had all the ingredients on hand. They are staples that we eat for breakfast anyway, just put together…

My Day in Food

Some people think eating healthy means either starving yourself, or eating salads all day. If you do it right, that is not the case at all.  I decided to show you what a day in my food life looks like. I follow a low carb / high fat diet, but there are plenty of healthy…

No-Bake Oatmeal Cookies

During the holiday season I always enjoy baking sweet treats to give to family and friends. Oatmeal No Bake cookies is always a favorite of everyone. This recipe is an “oldie but a goodie.” I don’t know anyone who has not had these cookies, or anyone that does not love these cookies. You really cant…

Overnight French Toast

During the week I work very hard to stick to my eating plan. As a reward for a week well done, we splurge a little on breakfast. You know what I’m talking about. Carbs! During the week, we watch our local news while we’re having breakfast. There is a segment called Mr. Food. We saw…

Sweet Potato Apple Breakfast Frittata

Now that the weather has decided to turn a little cooler, I am ready for those great fall comfort foods.  There is just something about the smell of cinnamon and spices in the air on a cool morning. I love taking a little extra time on Saturday morning to fix a special breakfast. This sweet…

Zucchini Lasagna

I was craving something Italian this weekend. The sauce, the cheese, meat. All that deliciousness in one dish…   I decided to convert my traditional lasagna recipe into a low carb version. This is what I came up with.   A noodle-less, low carb zucchini lasagna with an incredible turkey meat sauce! (Sometimes I really impress…

Fajitas ~ No Tortillas

F – is for Friday, and fajitas! Who doesn’t love fajitas? This is a great low carb option to one of our favorite meals. It meets all the requirements of a low carb lifestyle and tastes great. Ingredients 1 lb Flank or Skirt steak 1 onion 1 large bell pepper, or several small peppers fajita seasoning…

Chicken Chili

We have been trying out the low carb eating plan known as the Ketogenic diet at our house. The Ketogenic diet is a low carb high fat eating plan (LCHF). The Atkins plan, Paleo, and Mediterranean have many of the same characteristics. The main benefit of this diet, is that it forces the body to…

Make Your Own Powdered Sugar

Here’s a little something to add to your bag of baking tricks: how to make powdered sugar at home. That’s right, you can make your own powdered sugar at home. It is super simple. By simply grinding granulated sugar until it reaches a powdery consistency – boom powdered sugar. It will save you a trip the…