• Low Carb Recipes

    Delicious food that allows you to join in the fun while keeping to your low carb lifestyle!

    Clean The Fridge With A Texas Stir Fry

    STIR FRY

    With just the two of us at home, this is one of my go to recipes every couple of weeks because it gives me a chance to use bits and pieces of produce that might otherwise be wasted.  Seldom do … Continue reading

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    Low Cal Homemade Ranch Dressing

    As you can see, I drizzled it over a salad of cherry tomatoes and green peppers. Delicious!

    And it’s actually delicious! Who doesn’t love Ranch Dressing?  Of course, if you are a carb watcher, Ranch is pretty legal, but if you try to monitor your calories, Katie bar the door!  To get enough to taste means getting … Continue reading

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    Mexican Cabbage Straight From Texas

    MEXICAN CABBAGE

    As I’ve told you, there aren’t many actual recipes used around our house, and this Mexican Cabbage just sort of evolved into one of Rickey’s favorite dishes and is so darned easy to boot! Today I am making only a small pot, using one … Continue reading

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    YeeHaw, It’s Cabbage & Sausage, Ya’ll!

    COOKING CABBAGE AND SAUSAGE

    Ingredients 1 Pound Sausage (I think I used Owens (hot) but anything works.) 1 Large Head Cabbage Garlic or Garlic Salt to taste Preparation If you are using fresh garlic, peel and slice pod into tiny pieces and allow to … Continue reading

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    Crock Pot Spiced Pork Chops Recipe

    After 5 hours in the crock pot

    I’m on a pork kick these days so I’m sure I’ll be posting several recipes. Tonight I’m serving Asian pork chops, a very different chop from our norm. These are super simple because they can be prepared in the crock … Continue reading

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    Buttered Pork Chops And Onions Are Texas Good!

    MAKING BUTTERED PORK CHOPS

    If you are pinning our recipes or following our boards, you might as well know that you will probably never find beautiful, professional photos of our foods. I had planned for today to be different, but the truth of the … Continue reading

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    Roasted Mozzarella Cauliflower Low Carb GOOD!

    Roasted Cauliflower

    Don’t you just LOVE it when healthy turns out to be Delish?? This is my very favorite way to prepare cauliflower! There are simply all kinds of ways to make this dish and to my way of thinking, all are … Continue reading

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    Making Stuffed Bell Peppers The EASY Way!

    I pack peppers as full as possible.

    My husband loves stuffed bell peppers, but they can take a bit of time to make so I do things a little differently than most because if there is one thing that I just don’t have at this point in … Continue reading

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    Cocoa Spiced Pork Tenderloin

    COCOA SPICED PORK TENDERLOIN

    This is one of those recipes that will give you high-end restaurant taste right at home; however, you may want to play with it until you find just the right taste for your family. I eat it without the glaze and save … Continue reading

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    Homemade Cream Of Mushroom Soup

    A food photographer, I'm not, but I do make a mean cream of mushroom soup!

    This is a soup that I especially like, and it can be made to be low carb. That’s another thing I really like about it! What I’m giving you are the basics; you can change it to suit the taste … Continue reading

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    Sauerkraut, Onions, and Brats

    SAUERKRAUT

    Don’t get me wrong. There have been plenty of times that I’ve wanted to kill Rickey Jones over the course of the last 40 years; however, it has never been at meal time…unless he wasn’t here when I was ready … Continue reading

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    Snake Eyes Make A Great Appetizer

    And Low Carb Too!

    I like to call this a “no recipe” recipe. You’ll need a large baking sheet to put your snake eyes on to chill. Size depends on how many you want to make. Ingredients 1 large jar pimento stuffed green olives … Continue reading

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    Burrito Dip

    BURRITO DIP

    We really like this Burrito Dip and since it is fairly low carb, I feel free to eat it every now and then myself. Of course, this one is certainly not the lowest in carbs that we have on site! … Continue reading

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    Hot Lasagna Dip

    I made this one in a lake shelter so I don't have a great photo to show you!

    My daughter-in-law makes the best lasagna you can find anywhere. I was thinking about it today when I was trying to come up with a different dip recipe that everyone would like. I’ve seen several variations of this lasagna dip, and … Continue reading

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    Bacon Bits Dip

    I served this one cold and loved it!

    This is a delicious low carb dip that can be served either warm or cold (although we prefer it cold). Ingredients 16 Ounces Cream Cheese 2 Cups Sour Cream 1 Package Real Bacon Bits, I used 1 1/3 packages. 4 … Continue reading

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    Healthy Snacks: Chili Powder Cauliflower

    Delicious!

    Everywhere you turn today, someone is marketing some type of food with the word HEALTHY attached to it and, of course, there is very little health in any of it. Today, however, I do have a snack for you that is … Continue reading

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    Wendi’s Bacon Wrapped Grilled Vegetables

    BACON WRAPPED VEGETABLES

    hello, “TASTE BUDS” readers, Wendi has been nagging me, telling me: “johnny, this is OUR blog, NOT mine, so you need to BLOG!!!”, so with much thought I have decided to give you an EASY and DELICIOUS grilling dish that … Continue reading

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    Delicious Grilled Vegetables

    GRILLED VEGGIES

    As we’ve told you before, our recipes here on Texansunited.com are nothing special…just real food for real people….things that any of us can make. This week my mother-in-law gave us a little bit of this and that…nothing that I could … Continue reading

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    Geneva Mercer’s Warm Cheesy Chopped Beef Dip

    Without the onion tops, I decided I needed a little color so I hurriedly cut up a little parsley.

    I suppose this dip could be served cold; however, I usually serve it as a warm dip, and everyone seems to love it. Of course, the recipe was shared with me years and years ago by one of the best … Continue reading

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    Lou’s 7 Layer Fiesta Dip

    LOU'S LAYERED DIP

    When I saw Lou Underwood walk into a church gathering with this amazing dip in her hands, I waylaid her until I grabbed a photo of what I think is a totally beautifully dip. Ingredients 1 can (16oz) refried beans 1 … Continue reading

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