Category Archives: Low Carb

Keep it Simple Meatloaf

We love this beet loaf meatloaf!  It is homey and comforting and filling and pretty cheap. Meatloaf: 1.5 – 2 lb ground beef 1 slice bread – crumbled 1 egg – slightly beaten 1/2 onion – chopped 1 t salt … Continue reading

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New foods

Old foods are the new foods,  it seems. Consider the dandelion. I remember, as a child, hearing about old folks eating dandelion greens, making jelly out of the flowers, and grinding up the roots for a hot beverage. I just … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Beef Broth

I cannot encourage anyone enough to buy grass-fed, pastured, organic, hormone-free beef! We bought a freezer and our first quarter of beef this year. If you’re over 40 or so, you will recognize the flavor as how meat used to … Continue reading

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Ina, I love you. The Barefoot Contessa was the inspiration for my roasted brussels sprouts that we happily devoured for dinner a couple nights ago. Roasting these little powerhouse packages of nutrients gives them a whole new level of flavor; … Continue reading

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Bacon-Wrapped Chicken

Why oh why did it take me so long to try this?  We loved bacon-wrapped asparagus, but I have never tried it on the entree.  I don’t know why!  There is also a Rachel Ray recipe for bacon-wrapped shrimp and … Continue reading

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