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Taco Cheese Shell Recipe

Cheese Taco Shells (Ready in 60 Seconds!)

This recipe for cheese taco shells uses a microwave to create tasty, crunchy vessels for all of your favorite toppings! These are great for Taco Tuesday and the kids will love them, too. Low carb taco shells are gluten-free and comes together in just minutes. Step 1. Cheese circles On a microwave safe plate lined…

Hot Sausage Stuffed Banana Peppers

Hot Sausage Stuffed Banana Peppers

My Hot Sausage Stuffed Banana Peppers are an Italian favorite that I look forward to every summer. My dad has always been a fan of home gardening, and it seems like his bounties get larger by the year. He’s always planting something new, but what remains consistent are the cucumbers, tomatoes, leaf lettuce and my…

Easy Keto Enchiladas Recipe

Easy Keto Enchiladas (With Zero Carb “Tortillas”)

If you thought Keto enchiladas were just a fantasy, think again! Thanks to a couple shortcut ingredients, you can whip a tasty batch of this Mexican favorite in no time at all! Growing up, we didn’t have enchiladas very often, but I really wish we did! It was always at the top of my list…

Keto Pickle Brined Chicken Tenders

Pickle Brine Chicken Tenders in the Air Fryer

I’ve been seeing pickle brine chicken all over Instagram recently and just knew I had to give it a try! I’ve always been a lover of pickles and am proud to say that even on Keto, they’re still a staple in our home. Why pickle juice? There are a few things about pickle juice that…

Low Carb Chicken Crust Pizza

Chicken Crust Pizza + Cooking Video

My chicken crust pizza recipe is an absolute staple of mine for when I’m in the mood for comfort food. This low carb pizza crust is versatile, crispy, and very simple — all it takes is about 15 minutes of prep work. Now, I know there are many great keto pizza recipes out there. I…

Low Carb & Keto Palak Paneer

Indian Palak Paneer (Low Carb & Keto)

I love Indian food. There is just something about the food from this area that feels comforting and satisfying. The heavy mix of spices, rich ingredients, and simplicity always keep me coming back for more. While following a keto diet, I find that there are some staples at Indian restaurants that I can generally still…

Fat Head Pizza Crust

Fathead Pizza Crust

Over the years, I’d like to think I’ve developed a certain knack for all things pizza. I mean, have you tried my Zesty Pizza Dip? I really could eat pizza every single day of my life! Something glorious happened one day when I was nearly at my wits end with an extreme pizza craving. I…

Italian Spaghetti Squash Bake

Italian Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Spaghetti Squash Casserole is not something that I remember eating in my youth. In fact, I didn’t know what a spaghetti squash was until I was just entering my college days. Man had I been missing out. While I did grow up in an Italian-American family, lasagna was a dish that I always looked forward to.…

Better than Chipotle Barbacoa Copycat

Chipotle Barbacoa Copycat Recipe | Flavorful Shredded Beef

This Chipotle Barbacoa Copycat recipe is one of the first that I experimented with in my Chipotle is delicious but pricey To be completely honest, I love Chipotle’s barbacoa. It’s delicious. It has a great texture… and the flavor is always on point! Unfortunately, it’s a little pricey. With double barbacoa, sour cream, cheese, salsa,…

Fiesta Lime Chicken Chowder

Fiesta Lime Chicken Chowder

Here in Pittsburgh, we are currently in the midst of winter and are trying our best to stave off the effects of frigid wind and plentiful snowfall. When the cold is just relentless and shows no sign of giving up, I always reach for a delicious comfort food dish. One of my favorites is my…

Low Carb Pasta Salad

Low Carb Pasta Salad

When I was younger, pasta salad was my absolutely favorite.  My mom would make me a special batch without green peppers because I found them disgusting (and still do, to be honest). Her recipe calls for gluten-filled enriched pasta and store-bought Italian dressing.  Since I medically have to avoid grains and choose to avoid crappy vegetable…

Zuppa Toscana

Zuppa Toscana Soup

Coming from a large Italian family, I’ve had my fair share of delicious foods.  Pre-keto, I was all about the traditional necessities: baked ziti, crusty bread with a sweet olive oil and herb blend, and most importantly – the delicious soups. Now surprisingly enough, my favorite soup didn’t come from an old family recipe box.…

Low Carb Pizza - Simple with no specialty ingredients!

Low Carb Pizza

When structuring a new lifestyle change, it is important to be able to still enjoy your favorite foods.  When I deny my body/brain of a food I really want, I naturally strike back, but at a three-fold.  Instead of having a grilled cheese sandwich, I would eat three. Instead of one beer, I would have…

Sweet yellow bell peppers stuffed with spicy Morrocan spiced beef is the perfect accompaniment to a cold fall night.

Spiced Moroccan Stuffed Peppers

With the changing of the seasons usually comes a change in food cravings for me.  In the past, I’ve been known to create/eat/destroy anything with pumpkin. This year is a bit different, though. Since I’ve embarked on this gluten-free and low-carb journey, that means there’s a lot of experimenting to do with some new recipes.…

Spaghetti Squash & Meatballs

Spaghetti Squash & Italian Meatballs

Growing up in an Italian-American family, Spaghetti & Meatballs was a staple in our household. Long before the days that I had discovered my gluten allergy, it was probably one of my favorite meals. But let’s be honest, what’s not to love? It’s filling and comforting – the perfect example of comfort food. When I…

Salami & Cream Cheese Cannoli

Salami and Cream Cheese Cannoli

Growing up, one of my best and fondest memories was when my mother would have various food-related parties like Pampered Chef and Tastefully Simple.  I’m pretty sure I loved these because the food was always delicious and I got to learn about a bunch of new kitchen gadgets.  Mind you, this was from the tender…

Crispy Keto Fried Chicken

Crispy Keto Fried Chicken Recipe

Summer time is the perfect time for making great memories and sharing EXCELLENT food. One of my favorite picnic foods has to be, without a doubt, my Keto Fried Chicken recipe. Now, I may not be a Southerner, but fried chicken is near and dear to my heart and has to meet a certain criteria:…

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