Crockpot Lasagna

The crockpot; like the little black dress of cooking appliances, there's nothing quite like being able to make a meal without minding the oven (or having it heat up your house unnecessarily). … [Read more...]

Mexican Meatloaf

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...]

Easy Vegetarian Crust Pizza

Beep beep! New crust coming through! … [Read more...]

Low Carb Deep Dish Pan Pizza

Pizza night is officially back! Honestly, there not much else to say, so let me show you the amazing awe that is the deep dish induction friendly, low carb, gluten free deep dish pizza crust: … [Read more...]

Low Carb Main Dish Recipes

Pictured: Enchiladas All recipes are marked as such: Atkins Induction Friendly = IF Gluten Free = GF Sugar Free = SF Vegetarian = V Vegan = V+ Less than 5 net carbs per serving = -5 See also Pizzas See also Casseroles See also … [Read more...]

Hundreds of Low Carb Recipes

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...]

Easy Gluten Free Pizza Crust

This crust is as easy as it comes. Based on just two ingredients, you can combine the healthy aspects of cooked meat with cheese for a truly remarkable crust that's easy to prepare, totally able to be picked up, and has the perfect "chew" and flavor … [Read more...]

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Turkey Breasts

Delicious stuffed turkey breast is perfect for grilling or oven baking. It was in roughly 2003 that we first tried our hand at smoking a turkey (we named him Tex). The mesquite coals, smoky and sumptuous, caressed the 12 pound bird as we waited in … [Read more...]


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...]

Veggie Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Let me first start out by saying I hate chicken. I hate it. I do. … [Read more...]

Turkey Taco Shells

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...]

Sesame Chicken

Don't chicken out on this amazing dish There's something about sesame seeds that makes you feel you're enjoying a little bit of love on your tongue. For this recipe I've used both sesame seeds and coconut flour for the breading, but I also throw … [Read more...]

Sam’s Kicked Up Chicken Wings

A really supremely cool guy, Sam contacted me to let me know about this amazing recipe he's concocted at home and wanted to share. At first I was ecstatic. Chicken wings? Hells to the yes. Chicken wings with horseradish mustard? Hells to the yes … [Read more...]

Crispy Inside Out Taquitos

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

My Favorite Meatballs

Meaty marvellousness, avec zucchini noodles. I have seriously been working at this recipe for weeks. Weeks, I tell ya! Actually, now it's been a couple of months. Months, I tell ya! It's not easy being this particular about my food. The results, … [Read more...]