Low Carb Turkey Pot Pie

The bird's the word in the following days to Thanksgiving. Turkey soon leads to leftovers, but there's no need for them to be anything but savory and delectable. … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving: Safe Turkey Preparation

Talking turkey should always include a discussion regarding safety. While turkeys can't lash out (unless they are Ninja turkeys--and then you will only know after they have dispatched you forthwith), working with poultry has propensities towards … [Read more...]

Deep Fried Turkey

Turkeys are fabulous birds. The veritable little black dress of the Thanksgiving scene, turkeys are practically perfect in every way. Frying a turkey will require a special piece of equipment called a turkey fryer (see below for more details), but … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving: How to Smoke a Turkey

Smoking a turkey brings out a bird's sultry side. Different than the standard styles of turkey preparations, smoking can be not only easy, but economical. Tips: Don't use a huge bird. Because there's a danger zone in keeping uncooked poultry at a … [Read more...]

Brined Turkey

Sodium. The stuff that causes ankles to swell twice their size is the same substance that helps turkey tissues absorb more moisture as well. Brining is an outstanding and flavorful way of making the star of Thanksgiving all the more succulent and … [Read more...]

Low carb Quesadillas

Quesadilla made with vegetable shells Softer white wheat tortillas tend to be used for Quesadillas. … [Read more...]

Low carb Tostadas

  Getting the mostada from tostada A Tostada is made on a crisp shell (you leave these on the counter on a rack--or in the oven--to crisp up). You can pick these up to eat them. Traditionally the shells are made from corn … [Read more...]

Halloween Mini Pizzas

No Halloween is complete without festive foods. Whether there are kids involved or we're the kids, enjoy the excitement that prepared, gluten-free buns, an oven and some pepperoni will bring this fall. On a busy evening, as daylight no longer … [Read more...]

Italian Spaghetti Squash Bake

Served with green beans, you have a winner for dinner. Please excuse the atrocious coloring. It's really not that orange. Busy school days, and crazy work days. No matter how you serve them up, it boils down to being too busy to prepare healthy … [Read more...]

Quick Flat-Out Pizza

I am a major fan of pizza. I can eat just the toppings; or, for only 8 net carbs, I can use a huge Flat-Out low-carb wrap as a crust. The crust is not gluten-free and is not for Atkins induction; but for others who need something quick and low-carb, … [Read more...]

Loaded Cowboy Pizza

Papa Murphy's is a famous take and bake pizzaria, and while their pies are out of this world, so are the carb counts. Following is a gluten-free, low-carb pizza recipe sure to have people asking for seconds, and without straining an already tight … [Read more...]

Roasted Turkey

Pictured: Served with this terrific Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake, Roasted Turkey is the birdie belle of the ball. … [Read more...]

Chicken Pot Pie

Pot pie. Like cute shoes but don't put it on your feet Chicken pot pie is like a cute pair of shoes: it works in a pinch for so many occasions, and is incredibly slimming. This chicken pot pie is easy, sumptuous, and can be put together in a … [Read more...]

Jerk Chicken

Pictured: I like cooling the dish with this avocado feta salsa. … [Read more...]

Lamb Gyro with Tzatziki Sauce

Gyro will make you a hero with your taste buds. Opa! Ethnic foods add so much depth to meals, especially ones where meats and vegetables are a mainstay. One example of a dish that is fun to make and delicious as well as beautiful are gyros. … [Read more...]