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This comprehensive category covers a wide range of recipes including low carb, slow carb, Mexican and special celebrations. Most are quick and easy with some “project level” tutorials included.

Videos and Frequently Asked Questions are included in most of the recipe posts.  Here are the subcategories to help you navigate the site to what you are looking for:

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Holiday & Celebration Recipes

Mother’s Day Brunch – Salmon Omelet & Strawberry Champagne

Mother’s Day just seems to call out for champagne and brunch. Since the occasion falls in the Spring, these quintessential ideas using fresh eggs, fresh strawberries and a citrus marmalade are perfect. The good husband made the brunch and cocktails for me….recipes below! Perfect Mother’s Day Drink: Strawberry Lavender Champagne This drink is so good …

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English Steamed Pudding with Persimmon

The Brits do love their steamed puddings, from the Christmas “figgy pudding” to all kinds of sweet and savory renditions. After making this persimmon steamed pudding, I echo their pudding love. It was delicious, and much easier to make than you would think. We just have to get past the intimidation of the steaming process …

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Pumpkin Pancakes with Leftover Squash – Savory & Spicy

Cozy, spicy pancakes made with leftover squash puree. No leftover squash? Just use canned pumpkin. This is an easy comfort food recipe that can be readily adapted to sweet or savory, spicy or mild, and even low carb! Savory Pancakes vs Sweet The recipe below is for savory pumpkin pancakes with no sugar and some …

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Low Carb Pumpkin Ancho Soup – Smoky & creamy

Pumpkin Ancho Soup, whether made with small pie pumpkins, butternut squash or any of the heirloom squash varieties is a creamy, hearty, healthy soup — perfect for cool Fall or chilly Winter nights.  Detailed video in recipe below Which Pumpkin or Winter Squash makes the best soup? The main thing to consider when choosing the …

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Blueberry Lime Breakfast Popsicles

If you’re looking for a healthy Summertime alternative to bacon and eggs for breakfast, these blueberry breakfast popsicles are perfect. Easy to grab-and-go and made with superfood blueberries, Greek yogurt and a bit of honey and granola. Kick start your Summer mornings, or refresh yourself with a cooling, healthy snack. Are they Actually Healthy? Many …

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“Crispy” Zucchini Fritters with Yogurt Caper Dipping Sauce

How to make zucchini fritters that are crispy and yet don’t fall apart in the pan. Made with fresh shredded zucchini, panko, parmesan cheese and herbs. A great accompaniment to the fitters is a yogurt-caper dipping sauce (recipe included). The Flexibility of Fritters (aka vegetable pancakes) Fritters are popular the world over and are made …

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Low Carb Salmon Kebabs on Indoor Grill or in Oven

These robustly flavored salmon skewers (or kebabs) are ready to eat in 30 minutes and are cooked indoors for year-round enjoyment. If you keep the spicy, lemon-herbal marinade but change up the vegetables, you can have an easy low carb dish for Spring, Summer, Fall, or Winter. How to Choose the Vegetables for Making Kebabs? …

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