If you’re unfamiliar with the gizzard, it’s a muscular organ, part of the digestive system in poultry that essentially “chews” food for a bird (no teeth, remember?) by grinding it up between muscle wall and against grit contained in the gizzard. Pretty cool, huh? Oh, and, properly prepared, it’s delicious.Continue reading “Offal, Not Awful: The Gustatory Delight Of Gizzards”
Does tuna casserole rank right up there as a favorite comfort food for you, too? In my Instant Pot, this nostalgic meal is easy and lower carb.Continue reading “Pressure Cooked: Lower Carb Tuna Casserole”
Looking to spice up your meal lineup? How about a dish that’s quick, easy, and hearty enough to be a one-bowl meal? In an electric pressure cooker, Black-eyed Peas and Mustard Greens come out perfectly – accompanied by crusty bread to soak up the pot liquor, it’s a nutritious and very satisfying one bowl meal!Continue reading “Pressure Cooked: Black-Eyed Peas And Mustard Greens”
I’m not a big fan of what this dish is called, but the name does describe it better than something like “beef and cauliflower casserole”, right? Regardless of the name, it’s tasty, simple, and pure comfort food. Make it yourself for a one-bowl meal that keeps the carbs low and satiety high: a delicious melding of protein, fat, and fiber.Continue reading “Pressure Cooked: Low Carb Cauliflower “Hamburger Helper””
Chilly weather, fewer hours of daylight…these seem to be triggers for carb cravings (at least for me). In an effort to avoid packing on the pounds over the winter, I look for ways to satisfy the cravings without consuming too many simple carbs and sugar – but that doesn’t mean doughnuts are off the table!Continue reading “Good Bites: Low Carb Sugar-Free Cake Doughnuts”
I like to try things that push me out of my comfort zone. Why? Because I think that life is about discovery, and what better way to make discoveries than to do something very different? I’ve also learned (by keeping an open mind) that food, in particular, may not taste the way you expect – in fact, it may turn out to be much, much better!