Healthier Spinach Artichoke Dip

I’ve always been a fan of spinach artichoke dip, but have not ever made it myself… until now!  I’ll post the original recipe at the bottom, since I did modify a couple ingredients. Ingredients: 8 oz low fat cream cheese (softened at room temperature) 1 frozen bag of spinach (what you see in the picture…

Crustless Taco Pie

If you are looking for a great meal that incorporates taco meat, this is one to give a try.  It is very light and fluffy! Ingredients: Taco Pie –  1 lb ground beef 1 small onion 6 large eggs 1 cup heavy whipping cream 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup shredded cheese (not pictured) 3…

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…

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….

Stuffed Mini Sweet Peppers

Are you looking for something semi-healthy as a snack? These are a great go-to. Ingredients: Bag of mini sweet peppers (red, yellow, orange) Your choice of cream cheese – a full block (8 oz) is definitely needed if you don’t use spreadable cream cheese in a tub. **Optional – dry ranch mix **Optional – Bacon…

Mushrooms stuffed with cheese & pasta sauce

Recipe straight and to the point… I had a vision of what I wanted to do with the mushrooms and put this together. Ingredients: Mushrooms Cheese (any kind) Pasta Sauce (I used a full regular sized jar) Spinach or Kale (full frozen bag is what I used, after it thawed) Anything else that you want…

Peanut Butter & Jelly Shots

Love peanut butter and jelly?  If you also have patience to try making these on your own, here is the recipe!  This is a no-bake recipe, but you do have to wait for the first two layers to set (30 minutes each). You’ll Need: Cooking spray Bread pan Ingredients:      Peanut Butter Mix: 1…

Wheat Pita Pizza

Make these ahead of time for a quick pizza fix (and to save time), or make just one and skip the freezing part. Ingredients: Wheat Pita Bread Pasta sauce (you pick!) Cheese Any toppings you’d like (pepperoni, banana pepper rings, onions, etc.) Instructions: Take a cookie sheet and line with wax or parchment paper.  Place…

Egg Muffins

Starting tomorrow, I’ll be starting a new workout program, so what better thing to do on a cold, very windy, snowy day here in the UP of Michigan than look for those healthy recipes?  The title of this recipe is Healthy Egg Muffin Cups and here is the link – https://showmetheyummy.com/healthy-egg-muffin-cups/ I did modify this recipe…

“UP” Sushi!

For those of you that are not sushi fans, this is a post worth reading because I used to be one of those that refused to eat it.  It seemed as if every one of my friends loved sushi so I became a rebel and would say ‘no’ every time since I thought it was…

Baked Parmesan Tomatoes

It’s definitely been a transition to the U.P.  Tonight I ended up cooking jambalaya and Baked Parmesan Tomatoes with leftover asparagus.  That side is definitely better with a main fish dish like salmon, but I’ve been wanting to try these tomatoes for about a week. When making recipes, it is very hard for me to…