Month: March 2017

Creamy New England Style Clam Chowder

Creamy New England Style Clam Chowder

Spring is such a dirty tease in the Midwest.  Inevitably a few warm days trick me into thinking spring has arrived; but then another cold snap usually comes along to slap us in the face.  And let’s not talk about the rain.  The lingering chilly […]

Major Home Renovation – How to Start Planning Your Remodel

Major Home Renovation – How to Start Planning Your Remodel

If you’re totally clueless about home renovation like we were, I’m hoping this post will give you an idea of where to start! Renovations on our house are FINALLY underway!  And by that I mean absolutely no work has been done.  BUT…we found a professional we […]

My Favorite Low Carb/Low Point Trader Joe’s Finds

My Favorite Low Carb/Low Point Trader Joe’s Finds

Trader Joe’s has so many healthy and convenient food options. Here is a list of my current low carb and point-friendly favorites.

Langostino Stuffed Mushrooms

Langostino Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms make me think of retro hors d’oeuvres from the 50’s and 60’s, like rumaki, fondue and pigs in a blanket.  Nine times out of ten they are filled with some form of gooey delicious cheese or stuffed with breadcrumbs.  My version skips the heavy cheese and carbs […]

Meat Lovers Spaghetti Squash Pizza Casserole

Meat Lovers Spaghetti Squash Pizza Casserole

This spaghetti squash casserole incorporates all the great pizza flavors without the carbs and uber fatty meats typically piled on a meat lovers pie. I married a meat loving cheese hater.  There…I said it.  It’s a wonder we’re still married, but I guess it’s true […]