Sunflower Pesto

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I LOVE pesto and I make this exact recipe every time! Why mess with a good thing right?! … [Read more...]

Crunchy Salad

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Dry them! Went in at 165 degrees at 8:07, all done at 10:47, save for tomatoes... Tomatoes done at... . Rotate trays every 1-2 hours. Tip: For vegetables like tomatoes, scrape out the seeds and start the juiciest/greasiest foods out on the … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Coconut Lime Bars

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When I first saw these bars in Martha Stewart Living, I had died and gone to coconut-lime heaven. I am such a fan of Martha's, and I especially love their emphasis on seasonal food choices. On top of that, I am seriously crushing on the way they are … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]