The secret to this oh-so-tender chicken is to brine it for an hour before cooking. I have never brined anything and was not sure if it was even necessary, but Oh BOY! What a difference the brine made. Baked chicken with a tomato - zucchini - artichoke sauce Packed full of flavor this is one… Continue reading Easy Brined Chicken Recipe
How I make my Creole spice blend. Full of flavor and heat, this mix is great for soups, stews, meat rubs, roasted veggie. It's just GREAT period!
A waffle maker seemed to be on my must-have list since I kept seeing delicious looking chaffle pictures on the Internet. Yep, those yummy looking food pictures get me every time. For my first try, I made a cinnamon swirl chaffle with Stevia-sweetened maple syrup. Delicious! That was yesterday. Today, I had just finished making… Continue reading Cinnamon Chaffle Layered with Spiced Chocolate Latte Mousse
Have I got a good, original recipe for you! Too lazy to get my butt over to the grocery store but wanting to eat something yummy, I took stock of the fridge and pantry today. Hmmm .... what is in the fridge and pantry? We've got a head of cabbage, some Brussels sprouts, a few… Continue reading Egg Roll in a Bowl – sort of
Looking through cooking magazines, I run across lots of delicious looking recipes. I then try to make them Keto friendly. This holiday season, I wanted to try making really good fudge, but all of the smoothest looking recipes call for sweetened condensed milk. I looked it up online and, sure enough, you can order it.… Continue reading Keto Friendly Alternative to Sweetened Condensed Milk
Full of healthy fats, this soup is perfect for a Keto diet. It can also be easily adjusted for vegans or meat eaters. Just cook the soup as the recipe directs for vegans. If you are a meat eater, add whatever you like such as chicken or fish. I like the soup with chunks of… Continue reading Cauliflower Coconut Curry Soup
Apples are another no-no on the Keto diet. So how am I supposed to make my apple fritters? How about my cranberry chutney? I love cranberry chutney with diced apples and chopped dried apricots, but both fruits are a Keto no-no. As in NO! Well, I haven’t figured out an alternative to the dried apricots,… Continue reading Faked apple pie filling for Keto? Try Chayote as an apple stand-in!
Microwaved mug cakes? I never thought that they sounded very good, but maybe it was time for a try. I needed a little cake so that I could demonstrate how great the Chayote "apple pie filling" was when spooned over cake. Well, guess what? The super easy mug cakes are awesome! The texture is kind… Continue reading Sugar Free Vanilla Mug Cake