• Main Dish

    Bacon-Wrapped New Potatoes

    BACON WRAPPED NEW POTATOES

    Tis The Season!!! For gardens and all things fresh and new, potatoes being one of them, and you think you will never tire of them, right? You boil them, butter them, cheese them, and add them to a big ole … Continue reading

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    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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    Grilled Chicken Or Pork Chops

    GRILLED PORK CHOPS

    I live in a small town; however, we have a very nice grocery store (singular) for a small town…a grocery store that is notorious for being out of certain items although being out of chicken breasts seems a bit of … Continue reading

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    Martha Stewart-Grilled Mozzarella Sandwiches

    My photos aren't as good as Martha's, but then, I don't make as much $$ as Martha!

    To be honest with you, I did not realize that this was a Martha Stewart sandwich. Someone gave me the recipe quite some time ago, and we love it. I will say that I sometimes have to make with fresh … Continue reading

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    Low Carb Homemade Chicken Soup

    Because I made this pot of soup strictly for myself, I made no attempt to do anything neatly, including slicing the avocado!

    I’ve been on a tortilla soup kick lately, but, of course, I remove the tortilla strips to avoid the carbs that come in those delicious little things.  And then, Letha Northcutt mentioned to me that this is a soup she … Continue reading

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    Broccoli & Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts

    I sprinkled my piece with cayenne pepper. It's delicious, and it helps make the meat more alkaline.

    I LOVE chicken prepared this way* and the best part is that it is perfectly legal for a low-carber such as I! If you can, ask your butcher from your local grocery to pound the chicken for you. Ingredients Chicken … Continue reading

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    Southern Chicken And Dressing

    Ready to go into the oven, and you want to be sure that you use enough broth so that your dressing will not be too dry. Unfortunately, I was so busy trying to get this on the table that I completely forgot to take a finished photo!

    Have you ever stopped to think just how many of the dishes we consider special actually came from trying to feed a family on nothing? Chicken and dressing, that dish that graces most of our Thanksgiving and Christmas tables, is … Continue reading

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    Creamy Pumpkin Soup Recipe

    PUMPKIN SOUP

    Okay, I wasn’t sure about this one either, but for some reason the idea of pumpkin soup intrigued me so I tried it. Crazy as it sounds, we loved it! I used ideas I found in a recipe and thencreated … Continue reading

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    Healthy Pizza?? Don’t Mind If I Do! Spinach Chicken!

    I like mine with chunky veggies!! Do it however you like!!

    So they say healthy eating is the only way to go.  I believe them, but I WANT MY PIZZA!!!! So to get what I want and eat clean I totally had to revamp ordinary pizza and make it into something … Continue reading

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    Full Meal Skillet Recipe

    There are so many ways to serve this one. If you want it to plate, just adjust your liquid.

    Let’s face it. Sometimes it’s almost impossible to drag ourselves to the stove after a long day at work, isn’t it? Then comes the guilt because you know your family would love a hot, home cooked meal. Today’s recipe is … Continue reading

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    Wendi’s Creamy Tacos

    CREAMY TACOS

    this weeks blog is dedicated to my OLDER (heehee) sister, kristi!!! she live in the mountains in eagle nest, nm and doesn’t get to come down very often (or as often as i would like), but when she does, this … 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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    Fried Cabbage And Bacon, Texas Real Food!

    As cabbage cooks, begin to stir in bacon.

    I’m a bacon lover so one of my favorite ways to eat cabbage is with bacon right there in it. Ingredients Cabbage, I used 1/2 head. Bacon, I used 6 slices. Because I’m also a carb watcher, this recipe is even … 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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    Vegetable Beef Soup

    Made, as always, in my Aunt Vesta's 1940s pan!

    Although I actually make this soup year round, today was dark and drizzly, and it just felt like a soup day to me. Plus, I’m tired of tempting myself with high carb recipes so that also made vegetable beef soup … Continue reading

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    Sonya’s Cuban Brick Burgers

    CUBAN BRICK BURGERS

    During these cold bitter winter days, I like to remind myself Spring is right around the corner. If you know me, you know winter is not my thing at all. Making these Cuban Brick Burgers takes me back to my … Continue reading

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    Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp

    And it's low carb too!

    It doesn’t get any easier than this, ya’ll! 1. Melt a stick of butter in the pan. 2. Slice one lemon and layer it on top of the butter. 3. Put down fresh peeled shrimp. ( I have used frozen … Continue reading

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    Easy Peesy Chicken Tortellini & Loaded Potato Boats

    Easy Peesy Chicken Tortellini

    This week we have a twofer for you, and both are DELISH! Easy Peesy Chicken Tortellini 3 tablespoons Olive Oil 1 Clove Garlic minced 3 stalks celery chopped 3 carrots, peeled and chopped 1 onion diced 10 oz fresh baby … Continue reading

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    It’s A No Crust Pizza!

    Dig in!!

    Okay, the holidays are over and you need to cut carbs, right? BUT…you need something to help you graduate from all of those sticky treats to the meats and veggies, right? This pizza just might be the bridge from one … 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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