Swiss Chard Casserole with Italian Sausage

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  Swiss Chard. As we mentioned here, it's phenomenal stuff. Still, sometimes, even knowing what I do about healthy, in-season produce, it's hard for me to get over my apprehensions about vegetables. Because this recipe has you wilting the … [Read more...]

Pork Roast for Company

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In the Easter spirit, and courtesy of   Ronco.com, enjoy this phenomenal, simple pork roast, whether for Easter or any time! This recipe is so simple that you're sure to have a major, meaty hit on your hands, and some tasty leftovers in your fridge … [Read more...]

Easy Italian Cabbage Rolls

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Cabbage is not only good for you, thankfully, it's tasty, too. Fairly easy to locate it in the produce aisle of your favorite supermarket, once blanched, you can make so many things with cabbage leaf wrappers, from egg rolls to little packages of … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Mocha Truffles

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I am a lover of beans. Well, coffee beans, to be sure. Green beans are great, too, but they don't throw my eyelids back and slap them in the face the way a delicious java bean can. Am I right? I am always looking out for new sweetener options, … [Read more...]

Portabella Mushroom Pizzas

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Portabella mushrooms. Those savory, earthy caps are deserving of a little bit of my attention. Sadly, I'd neglected them until recently. Even though I love mushrooms, I always put off trying the 4.5" caps as a base because I didn't think I'd … [Read more...]

Roasted kale chips, four ways

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How do I love thee? Let me count thy kale... Browning poems aside, the curly, purple-hued kale of my dreams makes its début from the winter market into my kitchen for a snack that's a bit hard to put down, in more ways than one. I mean, do … [Read more...]

Easy Beef Gyros with Tzatziki

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I love grass-fed beef. Always a regular buyer of Laura's Lean Beef (ground, grass-fed, 92%) for years, when the company asks for a review, I give it--gladly. In fact, this isn't my first waltz with Laura's Lean Ground Beef (read my review from 2010 … [Read more...]

Chicken Broccoli Bacon Daikon Casserole

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Hi there! My apologies for not writing more often (hey; this sounds like I'm writing to relatives all of a sudden. My dog ate my free time. Thank you for the socks, Aunt Mahetabel). I have been busy working on some pretty exciting projects I can't … [Read more...]

All about Frying Cheese (159)

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Pictured above: Move over, mozzarella sticks! A new, cheesy, kid is going to take your milk money. Fry the cheese, if you please. OK, so it's not "Fry-day", but there's no reason we can't all be a bit of a Wisconsinite a few times per week. I was … [Read more...]

Turkey and Daikon Crock Pot Chowder

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I am often asked what my favorite soup or crock pot recipe is. That’s always a difficult question to answer. Why? Because my favorite is typically the one I haven’t created. Yet. … [Read more...]

Crunchy Antipasto Trail Mix

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I had so much fun making my crunchy Pizza Trail Mix, You can double and triple this recipe. It depends on the amount of dehydrator trays you have. Be sure to use less fatty meat. Fat in a dehydrator makes a huge mess, and when you’re on the … [Read more...]

Lauren’s Pancakes & Pizza Crust Recipes

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Wow. Really? Lauren has always rocked it out at her Lyme's Disease site (check it out!), but when she emailed me the other day to share this incredible recipe, I couldn't wait to share it with you. Seriously. so few ingredients make something pretty … [Read more...]

Bacon cheese poppers with pecans

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 The Super Bowl is right around the corner. Why not try a few fan-friendly snacks made with heart healthy pecans? … [Read more...]

Broccomole & Creamy Salsa Dip Recipes

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Who's ready for the weekend? As we clear our TV rooms out for the crowds, refuse to wash your “good luck jerseys” (admit it) and stock up on food and drinks for your favorite crowds, it can only mean one thing – Super Bowl Sunday is almost here! … [Read more...]

7 Super Low-Carb Super Bowl Recipes

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Want to know my top picks for this weekend's game? Say no more! 1. Crunchy Pizza Trail Mix This crunchy Pizza Trail Mix is easy to make the day before. Recipe Here   2. Turkey Jerky Get your ground turkey on and enjoy chewing the … [Read more...]