Creative ways to serve

When you think of all the creative ways we can serve food.  Not only is this fun and exciting, but it sometimes saves on dishes. I made a dip for get together using a pumpkin.  It looks pretty and is brings a little pizzazz to your party.   Prepare any favorite dip.  Clean out pumpkin and…

Time for holiday appetizers

This is the time of year where the parties begin.  Finding and preparing those family favorite appetizers is here.  Once again another year shall soon pass. I have prepared a caramel apple dip. Block of cream cheese and caramel sauce and pecans.  Plated with some apples. Very simple to make and prepare to wow your…

Holiday parties = fun appetizers

Getting ready for the holiday season.  Yes another year to wow the pants off your guest.  I  loved this one, because it really looked like a pumpkin.  I love cheese balls and this one could definitely be adjusted to your liking. Pumpkin cheese ball 8 oz cream cheese 8 oz vegetable cream cheese 2 T…

Nacho’s Keto Style

I generally try to prepare a menu for the week.  That way if it was a long day, and I generally have the idea of not knowing what I want for dinner.  I can have the meat thawed out, or purchased and in the house. Hungry for Mexican!  While following the Keto lifestyle there is…

Do you smell it?

Please share and join me with this hot bread that just arrived out of the oven, the smell and aroma fill the house.  This hot bread is calling the butter for them both to meet.  As your tongue and taste buds are salivating you are about to bite into a piece of hot bread and…

Hot Summer-cool/salads #4

Something is something light is what’s needed when we get home from work and don’t want to be in the hot kitchen after work, before work.  Just to keep cool.   I made another easy dish that is easy to plate and enjoy. I made a plate of sliced sugar-free turkey, avocado, goat cheese with…

Hot summer- cool/salads #3

Here in Michigan, the weather has been beautiful, living near the lake we tend to not have so much of the humidity.  That can quickly change.  Here is another simple, light and filling meal. Humidity, sweating, too hot, sizzling, need coolness.  Here is a sexy version of the Caprese salad.  I love avocado and replacing cheese…

Hot summer/cool salads #1

No matter where you live; there is a time that it’s just too hot to turn the oven on.  I hear my mother in law lips utter cool and crisp salads.   Being there is so many choices of putting a salad together can seem easy. I wanted to share some recipes for some salads…

Summertime

Summers are always a time of year that some of us look forward too.  Between graduations, birthday’s, new baby’s arriving, holidays, barbecues are just to name a few.  This time of the year seems to pass by so fast.  Just today I went to the store and they are putting away the summer furniture and…

Who doesn’t love Gnocchi, Keto Style.

Well, I was out dining with hubs this past weekend.  At a restaurant, they had on the menu Pork Porterhouse with cauliflower gnocchi.  I was very intrigued and when I tasted it then my mind was like racing of all the ideas I could do.  So I came home and picked up a head of…

Scones always bring memories.

My parents and I went to Victoria BC when I was about 11 years old.  One thing that amazed me that there would be bells ringing and that was a reminder to an afternoon tea.  Scones were offered as well as tea.  Being young I remember the sweet smell of those scones.   So being…

You think you love pizza, just try this bomb.

Starting Keto has taken me on a new flavor of inventions.  The things I really never knew could just go together.  Cream cheese who doesn’t love.   I came across a little goodie here.   A fat pizza bomb.  I am now learning how easy they are to make and how good and filling they…