Day 2 – Old Fashioned Brown Ale

On Thursday, December 2nd, 2021, our second beer is called Old Fashioned by Anderson Valley Brewing Company out of Boonville, CA.  This is a malt beverage with natural flavors added and aged in bourbon barrels.  At 8.3%, this is a smooth sipper and you can definitely tell it is bourbon barrel aged.   If you…

Day 1 – Spoils of War Milk Stout with Maple

On December 1st, 2021, our first beer is a milk stout called ‘Spoils of War’.  Southern Prohibition Brewing in Hattiesburg, MS is where Spoils of War comes from and is 7.1%.   This is a smooth beer and a great sipper on a cool night!  It is a mild milk stout with a hint of the…

2021 Craft Beer Advent Box

It is about that time again!  Starting on Wednesday, December 1st, we’ll be opening our first beer out of the craft beer advent box.  In previous years we have purchased these from the Craft Beer Cellar in Clayton, MO – however, this year we did build our own. With the help of my sister, and…

Spaghetti Squash Crust Pizza

Looking for a new low-carb crust option? This is a great one to give a try! Ingredients for Crust: 1 spaghetti squash (original recipe calls for 4 cups but you can get by with more/less than that) 1 large egg 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/2 tsp dried oregano Garlic salt (optional) Tajin seasoning (optional)…

Cauliflower Meatball Casserole

If you are looking for a low-carb option for dinner, as well as something different, this is a great one to try – especially if you like meatballs, pasta sauce and cauliflower!  This recipe was thrown together from 3 different recipes, so I don’t have all the ingredients in a picture, but will add those…

Beef, Bacon and Tomato Mac & Cheese

Are you a mac and cheese lover?  This is definitely a recipe to give a try!  My better half was not a fan of the tomatoes being in this, so he lucked out when I didn’t have a 4 qt. glass baking dish.  I split the recipe up, where one had the tomatoes and the…

Garlic Parmesan Green Beans

Are you a fan of green beans and have quite a few from the garden to use up?  Try this recipe out – especially if you love garlic and parmesan cheese!  Original recipe will be posted at the end of this blog post. Ingredients:   1 lb green beans 2 TBSP oil or 4 TBSP butter…

Dill Pasta Salad

If you are looking for a new type of pasta to make this summer, this one is worth a try – especially if you love dill.  You can use any type of pasta for this that you choose. Ingredients: 1 lb pasta (linguine, macaroni, rotini, etc.) 1/2 block of cream cheese (softened) 2 cups sour…

Buffalo Chicken Cauliflower Bread

Do you love cauliflower and buffalo chicken?  Try this recipe out if so, or if you want to try something new.  The recipe for the cauliflower crust came from another recipe, which I’ll post at the bottom.  The rest came from my own mind. If you’d like samples of the oils mentioned, please comment or…

Lasagna

Are you looking for a lasagna recipe that the whole family will enjoy?  Look no further!  If you’d like samples of the oils mentioned, please comment or send me a message.  The original recipe is at the bottom of this post. For the sauce, I did cook that a day in advance and believe that…

Sweet Pepper Ranch Casserole

Do you love sweet peppers and want a recipe to make with those?  This is a great low carb recipe – next time I make it, I’ll add spaghetti squash to the bottom.  I will also cook the peppers a bit before piling the other ingredients on, so any water can drain from those first….

Crockpot French Onion Soup

If you love French onion soup, you will love this one… or if you have not ever had French onion soup, but love onions, this is worth a try.  Keep in mind – this is a recipe that calls for 20 hours of cook time.  If you do end up cooking the onions for 10…