I feel like when you're doing a specialty diet, you're bound to run out of options when it comes to meals. Sometimes it takes a few months. Sometimes a year. There's only so much you can do with the small amount of food groups you're given, you know? I find myself struggling to come up… Continue reading Spinach Artichoke Dip Chicken Skillet
I've been experimenting with making my own seasonings from scratch. So far, I've made taco seasoning, chili-lime seasoning, and some other more simple blends. I know it's cheap and convenient to just by those little one ounce bags of the pre-made seasonings, but you never know what comes along with it---hidden sugars? MSG? 900 milligrams… Continue reading Skillet Ranch Veggies
I've been trying to make a lowcarb version of broccoli cheese rice for a while now. I've made a baked version before in a casserole dish, but it didn't turn out that great. It was too dry and not nearly cheesy enough. The cauliflower rice wasn't the problem, so I knew I was on to… Continue reading One Pan Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli
Today, I snapped. I ate three cookies. One of my coworkers brought in some homemade sugar cookies with icing and I went in for the usual "smell but don't touch" trick and failed. After eating one--I was in heaven. Two more cookies later and I felt bad about my poor choices in life. I won't… Continue reading Chicken with Creamy Mustard Sauce
If you're first starting out on the keto diet, this one is for you. There's a lot of richness in this skillet alfredo that will keep cravings at bay. Use asparagus in place of pasta and you'll never miss the carbs. Cheesy, creamy, alfredo goodness.
I've been thinking about butter this morning. I don't know why, but an old meme popped into my head randomly a few hours ago. The one from Mean Girls...where Regina George asks, "is butter a carb?" and the next cut screen on the internet image shows Paula Deen with the caption, "butter is everything, b*tch."… Continue reading Cowboy Butter Chicken With Zucchini Noodles
I was thinking about posing this question on my Facebook page the other day: What's your favorite herb? The reason I didn't ask it is because I knew that I would have to answer the question, too. And here's the problem: I don't know how to answer it. If you would have asked me just… Continue reading Chicken & Butternut Squash Skillet