low carb Archive


Italian Spaghetti Squash Casserole

If you are ready to jump from the pumpkin cart and take a gander at some of the other wonderful fruits of fall I have a great place to get your started. Try spaghetti squash. Spaghetti squash has a really cool quality in that it naturally shreds into noodles. I don’t think


Going with the Grain: Sorghum and Lentil Salad with Mint (and Giveaway!)

The FTC would like you to know: Bob’s Red Mill has generously provided all the grain featured in the Going with the Grain series. Thank you Bob’s Red Mill! You can find all the grains from the series in the Second Helpings Shop. Scroll past the recipe to find out how to score


Burger Night Done Light

Burger night is a rare treat in our house. When it does come around, burgers are a great opportunity to put the recipe lightening techniques I shared earlier this week into action. Let’s apply those tips to the burger recipe below: Ingredient Swap To get a really moist juicy burger most sources


Healthy Chicken & Sweet Potato Layered Enchiladas

I have thought it would be fun to try and do an entire collection of recipes dedicated to repurposing leftovers. If nothing else it would give my brain something to tease out. Leftovers can be a tough sell. So many things are great the first time around. Hot from the oven meals


Beefy Mushroom Stroganoff

A couple months back I told you how much I have been appreciating the talent and creativity of my fellow food bloggers. (Rainyday Gal’s Chicken Noodle Soup) At the time I was in the early stages of pregnancy and my energy level was dragging at best. Even with my energy back up


Shrimp and Spaghetti Squash “Pasta”

One of the fun behind the scenes parts about blogging is reading the keywords and phrases that lead people to this site. I have no way to track individual users, just the search terms they use. Commonly searched phrases include: vegan pesto, low fat espresso cake, Netflix workouts, and my favorite bikiniless.


Simple Holiday Sides: Maple-Orange Cranberry Sauce

I have all sorts of warm fuzzy holiday memories of sitting around my grandparents creaky dinning room table. The good china plates beautiful in their own right sat ready to be buried under our feast. Grandma’s good flatware, not silver but gold, twinkled in the light of taper candles. Before we all squeezed in


Savory Jalapeño Cornbread and a Give Away!!

    We have reached the peak of the summer produce season and it is time to indulge in one of my favorite treats – fresh corn eaten right off the cob. I spend the bulk of the year looking forward to the few weeks we have access to this guilt-free indulgence.


Rustic Eggplant Lasagna

A few weeks ago, I started to think about making something using eggplant.  I have been having fun trying new foods lately. Eggplant is something I like to eat but haven’t had good results preparing myself.  My wheels really got turning after reading a Facebook post by my friend and Our Lady


Super Bowl = Pizza Party

I am not a follower of sports games but apparently next week one of the biggest sports games of the year is going to be played.  While fans around the country tune in to watch men in spandex jump all over each other, even more people will be engaged in America’s true


Stripetti Squash Another Winner!

This week we tried another new squash and once again it was a complete hit! All the squashes I bought recently have a little sticker on them with a brief description of their flavor and uses.  I was excited to try the Stripetti because the sticker let me know it was a

Loading ...

Sorry :(

Can't connect ... Please try again later.