Here in upstate South Carolina, we are on the tail-end of winter. Some days it feels like summer (because ... South Carolina), but some days, like today, there's still a bite to the chill in the air. Just enough to make a warm bowl of stew sound like just the thing for supper. So… Continue reading Chicken Red Pesto Stew
This is a recipe born of "not having all the ingredients" ~ a common ailment in my cooking. Or a blessing in disguise, since it forces creativity and I'm always figuring out how to make something new. We haven't ever had white potatoes in our house as a married couple, since we're trying to be… Continue reading Farmer’s Pie
In my search for good snacks on this ketogenic eating experiment (to replace the crunchy, starchy things I love but my body doesn't), I kept thinking that mixed nuts would be a good alternative. Or a trail-mix type thing, without the typical sugary dried fruit and chocolate chips and M&Ms. However, a store-bought trail mix… Continue reading Spiced Mixed Nuts
And now it's time for one of the simplest, most delicious ketogenic desserts one can eat. Every baked apple recipe I have found online calls for sugar and/or brown sugar. I don't know why, because unless you're using Granny Smith apples, they are plenty sweet already. Especially if you're not used to eating tons of… Continue reading Baked Apples
My husband and I found some fresh salmon on sale at Lidl, our newest favorite store for Sunday-afternoon grocery excursions. Charles proceeded to find a lovely salmon patty recipe from Cast Iron Keto. And I proceeded to find the most perfect almond-flour bun to put them on! We had fresh salmon, so whereas the original… Continue reading Keto-Friendly Salmon Burgers
Confession: I'm a carbohydrate-lover. I got my metabolism (and blood sugar issues) from my dad, who has been known to say that he has a "love-love relationship" with French fries. I would rather bake than cook almost any day; I was an expert baker before I ever picked up a frying pan. At age nine,… Continue reading Almond Flour Heaven!