Low-Carb Forgotten Cookies

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Forgotten cookies are called, well, forgotten cookies, because once placed in the oven, they're left inside overnight. Neat idea, hey? For once, those among us with a short attention span won't screw something up! … [Read more...]

Pizza Sliders

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OK, seriously? Why, yes, thanks. Pizza sliders are one of the hottest (literally) items for Spring. Available at pizza joints nationwide, why succumb to the wheat when the mushroom is like the meat you can eat? … [Read more...]

Minute Microwave Lasagna in a Mug

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Have just a minute? GO! Get thee to the kitchen and bring forth the magic. Whether you're in the dorm, want to prep meals ahead, or you want a smackerel of something savory, you can whip up these simple Minute Lasagnas in...well... a minute. … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Nutella

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Here's a quick recipe I just tried recently and wanted to share with you! I am still experimenting with it, so be sure to let me know what you think. I love when we experiment together (not in a naughty way). This spread uses my chocolate glaze … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Pumpkin Praline Bites

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A fun way to use pumpkin in the off-season, these easy peasy pumpkin bites can be frozen for those days you really need a small bite packed with vitamins and deliciousness. … [Read more...]

Zucchini Broccoli Cauliflower Cheesy Bake

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When life hands you lemons, you make a delicious, low-carb drink to go with this fun, simple vegetable casserole. I didn't have anything in mind when I made this dish, save for to use up the vegetables in my fridge after other cooking experiments. … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Raspberry Chocolate Macaroons

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Okay, so seriously? Yummo. I found these amazing little macaroons in a recent issue of Martha Stewart Living Magazine, and knew I wanted to give them a try. As an aside, I think MSL has been such a fun magazine! Over the last year I've seen some … [Read more...]

Crock Pot Sausage Bacon Mushroom Chowder

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I am so excited about this recipe for several reasons: … [Read more...]

Slow cooker sweet and sour pork ribs

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A sweet and sour sauce without grape jelly? What? That's right, my friends. And now that the days are growing warmer, you have more opportunities to turn off the stove and keep your kitchen cooler and tastier with your crockpot. … [Read more...]

Low-carb daikon tater tots

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Check it out! Do you ever wonder what some of the other things are that you can do with daikon radishes? For starters, you can bend them to your will and experiment with tater tot recipes. … [Read more...]

Grilled Chicken with Raspberry Sauce

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  Are you ready to think grilling this summer? It might still be a little bit chilly outside, but it's time for some fun pops of color and flavor to start permeating that amazing brain of yours. … [Read more...]

Individual Lemon Meringue Custards

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Can you feel that Spring freshness in the air? Then it's time to get your lemon meringues on! These sweet treats are fun to make. They might feel a little tricky, especially if you've never mastered the meringue. Never fear; simply make half of a … [Read more...]

Easter Ham

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Looking for some simple, wonderful Easter dishes? Courtesy of Ronco.com, here's an amazing ham recipe. I have added an option for removing the juice and adding butter for a high-fat glaze instead, so you can either make two, smaller glazes, or … [Read more...]

Daikon Fries

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    Based on this method: Perfect French Fries Note: I have included 10 Tablespoons of peanut oil for the entire recipes in calories/fat since that was the amount that seemed to dissipate from the pan. I prefer the … [Read more...]

Dijon-Garlic-Rosemary Rubbed Lamb Roast

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This rotisserie recipe for lamb is so succulent, you'll look for every opportunity to cook it again (not just on Easter). Since Ronco.com makes a Rotisserie, it's only  fitting they share their Rotisserie recipe, but you can also bake your lamb (I've … [Read more...]