Minute Microwave Crunchy Nachos

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Yay! Really, what else is there to say? … [Read more...]

Low Carb Horchata

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Whether you celebrate Cinco de Mayo or are simply looking for a delicious, low carb alternative to milk, this delicious low carb, sugar free horchata is freaktacular. I just gosh dang love it, gosh dang it. … [Read more...]

Festive Crock Pot Chicken

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The bulk of carbs in this recipe is the salsa (24 net carbs is from Pace Chunky Picante), so you can add less or change brands if you'd like to save a few carbohydrates... Festive Crock Pot Chicken 4 Tbsp butter 2 large boneless, skinless chicken … [Read more...]

Mexican Meatloaf

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I was thinking about something meatloafy today when I thought, hey. I don't LOVE meatloaf, so what would make me love it? Hmmm... Think, think, think. Thinkety think think. … [Read more...]

Low Carb Cinco de Mayo Recipes

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Pictured: Mexican Spaghetti Squash Bake All recipes are marked as such: Atkins Induction Friendly = IF Gluten Free = GF Sugar Free = SF Vegetarian = V Vegan = V+ Less than 5 carbs per serving = -5   Cinco de Mayo Low Carb … [Read more...]

Hundreds of Low Carb Recipes

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Pictured: Cheesy Round Crackers Please bookmark the following link to keep up on the latest Your Lighter Side Recipes! Your Lighter Side Cookbook   … [Read more...]

Cup-o-Taco

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OK. So maybe you're not old enough to have seen the film "The Jerk". Never fear! Iif you have any ramekins sitting about looking for their 'special purpose' (or just some quality, oven-proof dishes) and have a hankering for some quick, hearty and … [Read more...]

Turkey Taco Shells

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Beef taquitos? Chicken Doritos-type chips? Now turkey taco shells? Welcome to the future of your snacking, noshing, and all around food loving, o carnivores. With Thanksgiving coming down the pike, why not put your leftovers to good use after … [Read more...]

Cheese Chicken Dorito Chips

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You knew it had to happen. When you turn me loose, caffeinated, in the kitchen, I'm going to chew sugar free bubble gum and kick recipe butt. Well guess what: I'm all out of bubble gum. … [Read more...]

Crispy Inside Out Taquitos

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Beef taquitos with a twist Am I just crazy? I prefer to think of it as crazy awesome. … [Read more...]

Macho Nacho Salad

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I'm in haiku heaven with a simple dish that's so amazing, I used to pay twelve dollars to order one in a restaurant. Wow. … [Read more...]

Mexican Spaghetti Squash Bake

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You've stumbled in the front door after a busy day, only to find the dog has eaten your best bra. The newspaper is somehow dangling from the ceiling fan, and the kids look hungry. It's time for round two: dinner. … [Read more...]

Cheese Enchiladas

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Hello hello! I am insanely busy right now with some major projects I'll be revealing to you guys in the coming months. In the mean time, I wanted to share a few things I'm enjoying recently and hope you might try them, too! … [Read more...]

Chipotle Burrito Bowl

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That's right, you awesome does and beaus*, *Because you're all deer... get it! Bwah! … [Read more...]

American Cheese Sauce

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Shown here with chili cheese tots Need cheese sauce? What's a world without cheese sauce? Perfect for macaroni and cheese, nachos, soups, broccoli, and chili cheese tots (to name a few), this recipe is easier than zapping some block cheese food in … [Read more...]