Grain-free Granola

 So, granola – I love granola, but haven’t eaten it in so, so long! Too many carbs, too much sugar….But, I needed some new breakfast options.  You see, I’m eating plant-based.  Why, you ask?  Well, I’m trying to avoid a statin prescription, trying to lose more weight, and trying to reverse my type-II diabetes.  The … Continue reading

Low Carb and Gluten-free Sandwich Buns

Hello! I signed on for the 17-day Low-carb Mini Challenge, and I’m doing pretty good if I do say so myself ☺! Many of my recipes are low-carb, although all of my dessert eaters know that many of my recipes are not – anyway, I’ve been tweaking the low-carb recipes to make them more keto … Continue reading

Mini No-bake Cheesecake Treats

Tiny things make me smile. Kittens. Puppies. Baby bats. And, of course, tiny desserts. So cute, so delicious, and just the perfect amount of indulgence. A sweet treat sans guilt. My dessert bowls are from Libbey, and along with the 12 bowls are 12 tiny spoons ☺ The strawberries were a tad too large, but … Continue reading

Crustless Zucchini Mushroom Feta Quiche

Jorge Cruise’s The 100 plan is a delicious and easy program for those of us who prefer a low-carb lifestyle. Most mornings, I eat scrambled eggs, with the occasional almond pancakes or muffins, depending on how much time I can spare before Andrew and I run out of the door to school and work. But … Continue reading

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

We never ate brussels sprouts growing up, which I find odd, given the fact that we ate tons of cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower, so it wasn’t as though we had a cruciferous vegetable prejudice.  The first time I remember eating them was over 20 years ago at a crawfish boil that I attended while in graduate … Continue reading

Best Lemon Bars – EVER!

Sometimes you just need something lemony, you know? And, this weekend, I wanted lemon bars. Problem? They needed to be gluten-free and low-carb. Tall order, let me tell you! Now, I’ve eaten my fair share of lemon bars made with white flour and sugar. Many were good, some were ok, and unfortunately, others were not … Continue reading