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Italian Style Turkey Meatballs

Italian Style Turkey Meatballs

Meatballs are the most versatile use of the ground meats, in my humble opinion.  Meatballs come in about a billion different varieties, they freeze well, you can put sauce on them…what’s not to love?  The only potential downfall is most include some kind of bread […]

Oscar Night – And the Award for Best Appetizer Goes To…..

Oscar Night – And the Award for Best Appetizer Goes To…..

The 89th Academy Awards are this Sunday, the 26th!  This is one of my favorite nights of the year.  I love to do it up; formal dress and heels, hair and make-up, the works.  Then I host a fancy dinner party for our closest friends with an elaborate multiple […]

Sunny Paris Salmon

Sunny Paris Salmon

Sunny Paris Salmon is one of our absolute favorite meals.  It is so quick and easy that it’s a frequent week night meal, but it’s also fancy enough for guests.   Salmon is definitely one of my freezer staples.  There are so many ways to prepare […]

Slow Cooker Turkey Beef Chili

Slow Cooker Turkey Beef Chili

It’s Slow Cooker Sunday here today and that means chili in our house.  It’s oddly warm for February but still cloudy and drab.  Welcome to the midwest.  This is the perfect comfort food recipe for a dreary day. There are so many different kinds of […]

Zero Point Creamy Vegetable Soup

Zero Point Creamy Vegetable Soup

Today I’m sharing my favorite way to use up those sad wilting vegetables hiding in your fridge.  You know you have some.  But fear not, you can make this creamy low carb, zero-smartpoint vegetable soup with basically whatever you have lingering in there.  It’s also gluten-free, […]

I Mustache You To Be My Valentine

I Mustache You To Be My Valentine

It’s the day before Valentine’s Day and as of 4 p.m. I had no idea what kind of valentines the kids would be bringing to school.  Normally this is the sort of thing I’d be all over, but this year I was totally uninspired and nobody had professed […]

Low Carb Biscuits

Low Carb Biscuits

I love a good biscuit but so do not have the patience to make the roll out kind.  Not to mention that traditional biscuits have about a zillion calories and carbs with almost zero nutritional redemption.  That’s probably why they’re so freaking delicious.

Welcome to my Suburban Cluster!

Welcome to my Suburban Cluster!

The first house my husband and I bought together was a new construction home in a really fun neighborhood.  It was close to downtown and all the bars, restaurants and coffee shops that made us feel cool.  We were newlyweds and it was a major step up from anywhere […]