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…

Hot Summer-cool/salad #5

Is it beginning to get a little cooler?  Having a salad to cool the hot summer days is just what is needed.  Here is a Tuna Salad that will fill your tummy and help you relax from the heat. Julie’s Tuna and Olive Salad. Serves 2 Salad 3 cups of mixed greens 1 cup chopped…

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 #2

Summer-time now that July is coming to a close and August is setting in.  Which means if you live in certain parts of the world, this is starting to humid and hot.  So preparing meals that are cool and keeps you from slaving in a hot kitchen. Wedge salads are my new favorite.  There simple…

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…

On those cool summer mornings…chili is perfect.

More or less the time we generally eat chili is in the winter.  On a cool night, something to warm up the belly.   So living here in Michigan the weather is always unexplainable.  We live near the lake and many times it’s cooler here than inland.  Which makes that nice in all scenario’s.  …

Oh’ the aroma of hot baked bagel

I love bread and making my own sourdough and wheat bread were just a few of my favorites.   The best part of making bread is the opening of the oven, and slicing a fresh piece of the hot bread, and placing a slice of cold butter on top of that warm bread.  It melts…

A creamy swirl of balsamic on my leaves.

I love a salad, but I also love a good creamy salad dressing.   So many dressings have so many calories.  After reading the label, you slowly make every excuse why not to have it. In the case when I am preparing a salad, I like to have choices.  Have a selection helps enjoy those…