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Chocolate Cheesecake – low carb and gluten free

When choosing a low carb lifestyle, cheesecake is a must…it just fits.  It’s not a huge leap to imagine aView full post »

Crustless Caramelized Onion Bacon and Gruyere Quiche – Low carb, Keto, Gluten free

A friend of mine made a delicious quiche for a brunch a while back and it was so good it inspired me to try to make aView full post »

Balsamic Bruschetta Chicken

It’s a salad…it’s a chicken…no it’s dinner! My father-in-law grows the best tomatoes.  IView full post »

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

Over a bed of fresh spinach, chopped pecans and bacon, the warm slightly sweet, mustardy vinaigrette pours into all theView full post »

Keto Lemon Meringue Custard Cups

I love Lemon Meringue Pie but sometimes I just want the filling and to not have to go through the whole process ofView full post »

brisket meatballs with voodoo sauce recipe

Brisket Meatballs with Voodoo Sauce * Low Carb * LCHF * Gluten Free

It was my birthday last week and so I used that to get my husband to take me out to one of our favorite restaurants,View full post »

Meatball Sub Pockets *low carb *gluten free *keto

My neighbor, Amy is truly an inspiration.  She is a mother and wife, and has written 2 books, travels all over theView full post »

chocolate, peanut butter, low carb

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars | Low carb. Gluten free. LCHF

My friend, who needs to start her own food blog or baking business (hi JG!) shared some yummy peanut butter bars thatView full post »

Keto Hello Dollies, AKA Magic Bars

It’s my friend, Karen’s birthday today and later we are going to get together and celebrate this amazingView full post »

clover quiche for st patricks day

Lucky Clover Quiche * low carb * gluten free * feingold

Have you ever tried to find a food to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day that does not contain green food dye?  NotView full post »

Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies | *low carb *gluten free *keto

These chocolate chip cookies are excellent…not excellent considering they are gluten free and low carb.  No, IView full post »

Stuffed Jalapeños with bacon, chives, and cheese *low carb *gluten free

Y’all.  We’ve been making this recipe every single week for several months now.  You would think ONEView full post »

low carb chocolate cream cheese bites

Chocolate Chunk Cream Cheese Bites * low carb * gluten free *

I was having a craving for something rich and sweet.  I remembered this dip I made once for one of the kids’View full post »

Keto Kung Pao Chicken * Low Carb * Gluten Free * Dairy Free * Feingold friendly

My kids love Chinese food.  Since one of my kids eats dairy free and chinese food tends to be dairy free, it has becomeView full post »

Strawberry Milkshake low carb recipe

Old Fashioned Strawberry Milkshake | Low Carb

It’s hot and humid today in Texas.  The kind of day where the only thing that sounds good to eat is ice cream.View full post »

Purging Toys: Simplifying Junk & Clutter to Make Room and Time for More Important Things

I showed this picture to my kids hoping to show them what a mess they made. I asked my oldest, “Do you seeView full post »

Caramel Pecan Turtles * Low Carb * Gluten Free * Dairy Free * Feingold Friendly

Caramel. Chocolate. Pecans. (She drops the mic and walks away.) Seriously, need I say more? Well, just this: This lowView full post »

low carb crock pot taco meat recipe

I Like Tacos – a low carb crock pot beef taco recipe – gluten free

Hola!  It’s Taco Tuesday…time to pull out the sombrero, and call the neighbors to join you in the backyardView full post »

LCHF Mexican Cobb Salad with grilled Chicken – low carb, gluten free, feingold friendly

I just got back from my 20 year High School reunion.  I have to say it was pretty fun to see old friends and catch upView full post »

90 Second Double Chocolate Chip Mug Cake – low carb, gluten free

Sometimes after dinner, I just want a little something sweet. Since I usually don’t plan ahead very well, ifView full post »

sausage pasta with tomato cream sauce

“Pasta” and Sausage with Sundried Tomato Cream Sauce – Low Carb, Gluten Free, One Pot Meal

Around here, weeknights are busy. We really make an effort to eat together at home before, or sometimes after, runningView full post »

Science fair food dye

Science Fair Project: The effect of food dye on living things

My 10 year old did the Science Experiement for school. His teacher and classmates were surprised to learn the harmfulView full post »

How to start a blog

How to Setup a Blog in 3 Easy Steps

I have been getting asked lately by personal friends and internet friends how to set up a website/blog.  SoView full post »

Rosemary Lemon Chicken (low carb, gluten free, paleo, feingold)

I’m going to go ahead and say that when it comes to a low carb lifestyle, radishes are the new new potatoes.View full post »

Low carb lemon meringue pie recipe

Low Carb Lemon Meringue Pie * Gluten Free * Sugar Free *

Growing up, I remember my grandmother making the best Lemon Meringue Pie. There are family legends about her pie. SheView full post »

Benefits of Gelatin and a Homemade Marshmallow Recipe * Low Carb *Sugar Free * Dairy Free * Feingold

Did you know that packaged marshmallows which are WHITE have food dye in them?  They have Blue #1…and of courseView full post »

low carb gluten free carrot cake with cream cheese frosting

Carrot Cake Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting * low carb * gluten free * Feingold friendly

My kids are pretty good vegetable eaters.  They like beets, carrots, broccoli and peas…one of my kids wishes heView full post »

Happy Chocolate-Covered Nut Day

Some may call me nutty and I’ll admit I’m nutty about chocolate so National Chocolate-Covered Nut DayView full post »

Low carb payday bars

Low Carb “Rollin’ In It” Bars (like Payday)

This recipe happened by accident…like probably most great recipes.  I was trying to make a dairy-free peanut-yView full post »

Cilantro Chicken | low carb | gluten free | feingold | LCHF

This Cilantro Chicken is so easy and delicious and something everyone will love!  It starts out on the stove andView full post »

keto low carb bacon cheeseburger soup recipe

Cheesy Bacon Burger Soup | Low Carb | Gluten Free | Feingold Friendly

Everyone loves a bacon cheeseburger right? But if you are gluten-free and/or low carbing it, the bun is problematic.View full post »

Sweet Salty Buttered Pecans | Low carb | gluten free | LCHF

Y’all.  We have been going through these pecans like crazy!  2 pounds of pecans…gone in less than 24 hoursView full post »

10 tips for cooking with kids

10 Tips for Cooking with Kids and Making Memories in the kitchen

Cooking with kids can be enjoyable.  For me, I think attitude is everything.  I have to let go of perfection, be openView full post »

Low Carb Pizza

The Best Low Carb Pizza

We have tried a LOT of gluten free, low carb pizzas…but this one blows away every other version.  Last night myView full post »

reasons kids should help cook

12 Reasons to Involve Kids in Cooking

12 Reasons to Involve Kids in the Kitchen Its good old fashioned fun No electronics, no EMF, no violent games,View full post »

Family Photography…my lens recommendation

What lens should you get first? The question I get asked most often is What lens should I buy first? There are so manyView full post »

keto mexican dinner, low carb

Carne Asada with Chimichurri

In our family we often say we could eat mexican food 7 days a week.  We live in Texas where the mexican food is reallyView full post »

LCHF texas chili recipe

One Pot Rustic Low Carb Chili

It’s cold out today and just the thought of a hot bowl of chili makes my toes feel a little warmer.  ThisView full post »

easy to use bacon, keep bacon fresh

Makin’ Bacon Easy to Use and Stay Fresh Longer

I love to use bacon in my recipes and even just to have a couple slices for breakfast.  The problem is I would have toView full post »

defiantly good food, feingold, ADHD diet

Why Defiantly Good Food

Why Defiantly Good? For two reasons…well three if you count that I love irony, but we’ll go with two REAL reasons: 1)View full post »

keto diet chart

About the Keto Diet

What is the Ketogenic Diet? There are 3 fuels the body can use for energy: 1) Protein 2) Fat or 3) Carbohydrates. WhichView full post »

colorado travel photography

Colorado

It’s official…We are in LOVE with Colorado in the summer!  It was so easy to find gluten free options allView full post »

Las Vegas Vow renewal

Las Vegas…15 Year Anniversary

Viva Las Vegas Cody and I have been saying for years, probably since before we were married, that we wanted to get ourView full post »

Seaside, Florida

Seaside is one of our favorite places to go…it’s like a summer home away from home. That reminds me, weView full post »

Little girls birthday Par-TEA

My daughter, Annabelle hosted her friends to tea for her birthday party.  It was just a sweet little gathering ofView full post »

Paris and Amsterdam

OUI! That’s right, my husband and I recently traveled to Paris and Amsterdam. His company sent him to Holland andView full post »

New York City with the family

Our Family went to the big apple for Spring Break.  We had a fabulous time!  Here are some pictures from our quickView full post »

Family trip to Florida

We are back to reality now after being on vacation for a week. When my mom asked A what her favorite part of the beachView full post »

Eating our way through Texas one diner at a time!

My life revolves around food. I love food. My kids have multiple allergies so every meal, every outing, is carefullyView full post »

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