Low Carb Broccoli Salad

On a hot summer day, I love a great (and chilled) side dish like broccoli salad. For this recipe, you can use fresh broccoli or frozen and it’s a great side dish for your next barbecue, or with some yummy steaks! For my recipe, I show the instructions using frozen broccoli which was easier forContinue reading “Low Carb Broccoli Salad”

Homemade Guacamole

What’s better to serve on top of your tacos than some fresh guacamole! I love how creamy and filling guacamole can be, without all the carbs and it’s healthy for you too 😋 This recipe is quick to make, perfect for Taco Tuesday, and low carb and keto friendly. The ingredients are simple and IContinue reading “Homemade Guacamole”

Grilled Corn on the Cob

Heads up, this is not a low carb or keto friendly recipe, but it’s so delicious! Corn is a starchy vegetable so it’s best to be avoided for a low carb diet, but corn definitely has health benefits. Corn is packed with fiber, vitamins and minerals and is low in fat. If you’re looking forContinue reading “Grilled Corn on the Cob”

Roasted Cheesy Zucchini

If I can add cheese to any side dish, I will! This makes your zucchini so tasty, and cooks up so fast in your oven. We use our toaster oven that has bake and broil settings on it so we can bake up stuff like this without heating up our whole house in the summertime.Continue reading “Roasted Cheesy Zucchini”

Easy Jalapeño Poppers

I have looked up and tried a few different recipes for jalapeño poppers over the years, but this is the easiest version I’ve made! I haven’t found a recipe like this online, so here’s my super EASY version of making jalapeño poppers. Cutting and prepping the jalapeños takes the most amount of time for thisContinue reading “Easy Jalapeño Poppers”

Stovetop Kielbasa

Stop boiling your kielbasa and spice it up by sautéing on your stovetop and seasoning it up! Each serving is only 2g carbs and this sausage is seasoned with all low carb friendly options! You can heat this up for breakfast, lunch or dinner. One sausage rope is about 4 servings, so I can splitContinue reading “Stovetop Kielbasa”

Sautéed Mushrooms

As a kid, I couldn’t stand the texture of mushrooms, but now as an adult, I just love ‘em! Before starting our low carb diet, we would order them as a topping on pizza but that was about it. These last few weeks, we’ve been adding more low carb veggies to our diet and mushroomsContinue reading “Sautéed Mushrooms”

Savory Sautéed Green Beans

I’ve made sautéed green beans many times, but this time I wanted to update and make it keto friendly! Using fresh green beans is always my go-to, but you can also use frozen. I blanch the green beans in the beginning of the recipe so they don’t get mushy or too browned when they getContinue reading “Savory Sautéed Green Beans”

Sheet Pan Roasted Sausage & Veggies

Sheet pan dinners are a new thing for us, and this recipe made me a believer! For this recipe I used 3 Johnsonville Jalapeño Cheddar Sausage Links, it was a perfect serving size with veggies for 2 plus leftovers for me. For the veggies I used, a yellow onion, 2 jalapeño peppers (de-seeded), and anContinue reading “Sheet Pan Roasted Sausage & Veggies”

Roasted Garlic Mushrooms

I love trying new side dishes, especially savory ones 😋 I have sautéed mushrooms before but I wanted to try roasting them to see if they taste better. And they do! I use melted butter for this recipe, but if you want to try it vegan, substitute for vegan butter or olive oil. As cookingContinue reading “Roasted Garlic Mushrooms”