Spicy salmon bake cups are a tasty and easy to make appetizer for special occasions with family and friends. Sometimes the simplest recipes are the most satisfying. Enjoy! These Spicy Salmon Bake Cups are so incredibly delicious and quick to make. The ham gets nice and crispy when baked, and the spicy cooked salmon is…
Appetizers & Side Dishes
Easy, healthy appetizers and side dishes for everyday or fun party foods. All these recipes are gluten free and many are low carb. From finger foods: 10-minute cucumber bites to crunchy grain-free bruschetta cheese crisps to pub-style Irish nachos to popular sides: how to cut and cook spaghetti squash, easy keto bacon Brussels sprouts, how to make velvety smooth gravy and much more!
Dr. Ted Naiman’s P:E Potatoes Au Gratin
Thinly sliced potatoes are layered in a creamy low-fat yogurt and cheddar cheese sauce and then topped with low-fat Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese for a delicious and healthy high-protein potatoes au gratin casserole. Today, Barbara and I (John) will be reviewing a potatoes au gratin recipe that Dr. Ted Naiman featured on his twitter account….
Spoon Bread Recipe With Rosemary And Bacon
Today, I’ve jazzed up my gluten free spoon bread recipe with rosemary and bacon. It’s a delicious side dish for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. I first had spoon bread on one of my family’s many vacations to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. We originally visited Gettysburg because we have several Civil War buffs in the family, but we…
Sautéed Broccoli With Garlic
It’s really about time I share this recipe with you. I make this sautéed broccoli side dish for nearly every family dinner. My whole family loves it. Who could resist the vibrant green tender broccoli in a luscious blend of oil and garlic? Add butter and a little salt, and even the pickiest eaters will be devouring their greens.
Low Carb Cauliflower Stuffing
Emergency recipe! While I was writing up my Thanksgiving menu, I realized that I didn’t have a stuffing recipe planned. Oh my. The Thanksgiving meal just doesn’t feel complete without stuffing. Since I’m following a low carb diet, however, bread stuffing is a no-no. Cauliflower to the rescue.
Spaghetti Squash Carbonara (No Egg)
Recently, my dear friend Patty gave me her recipe for an egg-free carbonara paired with zucchini noodles (zoodles). Zoodles are a fantastic healthy substitute for the spaghetti in the classic Italian dish. But I happened to have a spaghetti squash ripening on my kitchen counter, and I thought it would…
10-Minute Cucumber Bites (With Three Amazing Toppings)
Today, I was reminiscing with my daughter about the amazing bagels we used to get at a local deli when we lived in New York. I don’t eat bagels anymore because I’m on a low carb diet, but I wondered if there was a way to make a keto-friendly snack that would capture our favorite bagel flavor.
Orange Pan Sauce
Orange pan sauce is quick, easy and ready in less than ten minutes! Pair with fish, pasta, chicken or beef. This lovely sauce is sweetened with the juice of fresh squeezed oranges. A hint of Dijon mustard, dash of thyme, and creamy butter make for a wonderful finishing touch. What is pan sauce? After cooking food…
Pistachio Maple Pan Sauce
Pistachio maple pan sauce is a decadent sauce to drizzle over chicken or fish. Enjoy! If you have kids, they might be as excited as mine were when I told them the sauce was made with “pancake” syrup. My husband loved it too. The pistachios are only slightly crunchy after simmering in the sauce which adds a lovely texture…
Creamy Mustard Pan Sauce
Creamy mustard pan sauce is a quick and easy recipe. With only three ingredients, it cooks in just five minutes. If you love a hint of tang, this creamy sauce is for you. It’s made with just three ingredients: chicken broth, Dijon mustard, and heavy cream. Mustard’s sharpness is mellowed by the flavor of cream….
Honey Dijon Pan Sauce
This honey dijon sauce is a quick pan barbecue sauce that’s ready in just ten minutes. If you love that flavor of a rich barbecue sauce, you have to try this sauce. This is a simple version of my honey barbecue sauce. It conjures up thoughts of sunshine and backyard cookouts. What is pan sauce? After…
Tomato Basil Quick Pan Sauce
Buttery tomato basil sauce is just what you may be craving for dinner tonight. And it’ll be ready in 20 minutes. This might be the quickest tomato sauce ever. The secret? Fresh cherry tomatoes! The little cherry tomatoes burst when they’re heated. Yum. What is pan sauce? After cooking food in a pan, you can…
Simple Lemon And Capers Pan Sauce
It’s easy to make lemon and capers quick pan sauce. A simple version of lemony Piccata sauce, this lemon and capers sauce is flourless, bright, and refreshing. You can serve it drizzled over fish, chicken, or even veggies that you have cooked in your skillet. What is pan sauce? After cooking food in a pan, you…
Keto Coleslaw With Sugar Free Dressing
With summer upon us, it’s picnic time! And that means it’s time for coleslaw. Store bought coleslaw can be loaded with sugar. So why not make it at home? You can control the ingredients for a guilt-free, healthier side dish that everyone at your table will love. What makes this coleslaw special? Sugar-free avocado mayo. It’s delicious.
How To Make Homemade Applesauce
Applesauce always brings back fond memories of my grandma who my family affectionately called “Nanny”. Whenever I visited Nanny as a child, she was always in the kitchen cookin’ up something yummy. There was the heavenly aroma of…