Category: Recipes

Sweet Berry Muffins

Sweet Berry Muffins

Sweet Berry Muffins Sweet Berry Muffins are delicious muffins that are topped with a light and lemony glaze. The perfect muffin to make for mom on Mother’s Day. In fact, these muffins are so simple to make, kids of any age can tackle them. (With 

Lasagna Stuffed Bell Peppers

Lasagna Stuffed Bell Peppers (Gluten-Free and Low-Carb) My very good friend Cindy from Just North of Wiarton  sent me the link to this super delicious recipe. This Lasagna Stuffed Bell Pepper recipe is from the fantastic website called Wholesome Yum. I’ve been interested in the gluten-free, low-carb, keto-friendly way 

Coconut Lime Jasmine Rice

Coconut Lime Jasmine Rice

If your looking for a delicious side dish to serve this summer with your grilled favorites, give Coconut Lime Jasmine Rice a try. Made with coconut milk, water, fresh lime zest and Earthly Grains Roasted Sweet Garlic Jasmine Rice from Aldi. Light and refreshing, coconut lime jasmine rice is perfect served alongside grilled salmon, chicken and my favorite, grilled or Oven Roasted Pork Tenderloin Kabobs.

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Summer Salads

Summertime is a time for grillin’ and chillin.’ For me summer means summer salads. For those of us who are watching our diets and carbs, summer can be a challenge. We still want to watch what we’re eating but we don’t want to feel like we’re missing out. Missing out on all of the delicious foods summer has to offer. For me that means pasta/potato salads/jello salad. It’s very hard for me to pass up a pasta/potato or jello salad! So what does one do?

Not Low-Carb But

Even though this recipe isn’t considered low-carb for me who isn’t on a strict low-carb diet, it’s a much better option than the mayo-laced potato and pasta salads so often seen during the summer months. There are a few alternative to carbs that I have really embraced. Mashed/riced/steaks/zoodle vegetables have become my new favorites. Mashed cauliflower and cauliflower “steaks” are made often. I’ve also gone “zoodle” crazy too!

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Zoodles

Keep your eyes peeled because we have purchased a Zoodle Maker!! And you know what that means, oodles of zoodle recipes. This summer as soon as I see produce at my favorite farm stand, I’m going to start ‘zoodle-ing.” Beets, carrots, squash, zucchini you name it, I’m going to zoodle it:) Actually what I bought is called a Spiral Maker but why split hairs, we prefer the term ‘zoodle,’ it just sounds fun. So stay tuned, zoodles are on their way.

Recipe Alternative

This is a recipe tip or alternative to the recipe given below. If you aren’t able to find Earthly Grains Roasted Sweet Garlic Jasmine Rice at Aldi don’t hesitate to make this recipe. Simply substitute your favorite brand of jasmine or long-grain rice and one or two tablespoons dried minced garlic for the Aldi brand. You want to use a long-grain type of rice, not minute rice because you want the rice to absorb the coconut milk mixture. This gives the rice that yummy coconut flavor.

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