Easy Mediterranean Chicken Bake

Low Carb Easy Mediterranean Chicken Bake

This simple low carb chicken dish is easy to make and packed with great Mediterranean flavours. It's quickly becoming a family favourite in our house! Convenience food really isn't an option when you embark on a specialized diet. Oh sure, there are plenty of companies out there trying to cash in on whatever the diet trend of the moment is, making pre-packaged items that supposedly fit with the program. But often on closer inspection, they aren't a much healthier alternative. They may meet … Continue Reading

Homemade Chocolate Hazelnut Spread and Saving Recipes

Best low carb chocolate hazelnut Nutella spread on grain-free almond flour crepes

The best low carb chocolate hazelnut spread and a great tool for saving recipes on the internet. Check out Yummly! Saving recipes on the internet can be a little like entering the Bermuda Triangle. Sometimes things go in and they never, ever come out, and it leaves you scratching your head. Where ARE they? Where, oh where, did you save them to? You may have bookmarked them and now can't find the bookmark. Or you pinned it to one of your many Pinterest boards and can't remember which one. … Continue Reading

Lemon Meringue Pie

Low carb lemon meringue pie recipe, a classic!

The beloved classic lemon meringue pie gets a low carb, grain-free makeover. The lemon filling is both tart and sweet, and the meringue is crisp on the outside, tender in the middle.  I sincerely love making over the classics to be low carb and gluten-free. The funny part is that many of these classic dishes and desserts are not things I would have bothered with back in my sugar and flour days. Some of them I simply wasn't interested in and some of them were just a little too daunting. … Continue Reading

Cheesy Bacon Ranch Bubble Bread

Low Carb Cheesy Bacon Ranch Bubble Bread

Delicious low carb biscuits made with bacon fat and baked in a skillet. These cheesy ranch biscuits are a crowd pleaser! If you're like me, you religiously save all the bacon grease from every single time you fry bacon. You know it's good stuff, you know it's healthy and you can't bear to see it wasted. Especially the uncured variety, all that wonderful smoked pork fat that ends up in  the bottom of your pan. And then you end up with so much of it, you wonder what the heck to do with it … Continue Reading

31 Healthy Low Carb Popsicle Recipes and a Giveaway!

The Best Low Carb Popsicle and Ice Cream Bar Recipes

It's hot out there! Grab an icy cold low carb treat to cool off a little. Here are some of the best low carb ice pop and ice cream bar recipes, plus a giveaway for everything you need to make your own! The summer solstice is still a few days away but as far as I am concerned, it's been summer for weeks and weeks. When we moved to the Pacific Northwest, people assured us that summer didn't really start until July, that it stayed cool throughout the spring. They advised us not to bother … Continue Reading

Black & White Cookies

Low carb grain-free black and white half moon cookies. Seinfeld would be proud!

The classic Black & White cookie gets a low carb, grain-free makeover. It's chocolate, it's vanilla, it's everything you want in one healthy dessert! I don't take recipe makeover requests very often any  more. It's not because I don't love all of your wonderful emails and the ideas you share with me. And it's not because I don't want to makeover your favourite recipes into a low carb, grain-free treat. And it's certainly not because I think I can't succeed at making these treats … Continue Reading

Grilled Pound Cake with Fresh Mixed Oregon Berries

Low Carb Grilled Pound Cake Recipe with Mixed Berries

Grilling takes low carb pound cake to a whole new level. Add some lightly sweetened whipped cream and fresh berries and it's the perfect summer treat. And Oregon is the perfect place to enjoy it! Have you ever been to the great state of Oregon? I am quickly becoming convinced that it's the best out of all 50 states. Mind you, I haven't been to every single one, but I've now lived in 4 of them and visited many another and I've never been quite so enamoured of any as I am of this one. I've … Continue Reading

Easy Caprese Chicken

Low Carb Caprese Chicken Recipe

Turn that classic summer salad into a delicious low carb dinner. This Caprese Chicken is easy and captures all the best flavours of the season. Here we are in a new house with a blank slate for landscaping. And by blank slate, I truly mean blank. We have front beds full of wood chips and a square of lawn in the back that has nothing to complement it. We moved in the middle of the spring and I had hoped we'd at least get some raised beds in for vegetables. But alas, moving is hard and the … Continue Reading