Armadillo Eggs

Cooking is an adventure – Its a fun, enjoyable journey but sometimes you don’t end up where you thought you were going. Last week I made Armadillo eggs – they are like the Texas Twinkies but instead of wrapped in bacon, they are covered in sausage. They start the same way as the Twinkies, create […]

Sausage Shrimp Skillet

This week’s one skillet Keto meal is shrimp and sausage. Very simple and tasty. One thing I’ve learned over the years is to do all your prep before you start cooking. It makes the actual cooking much easier and you’re not rushing trying to measure and stir at the same time. It also means less […]

guacamole & The keto diet

The Keto diet is much more than just cutting carbs. The goal is to switch your body from using sugar in the form of carbs to using fat as its main fuel source. The only way to do this is to make sure you get 70-80% of your calories from fat. If you consume too […]

Chicken Wings and Keto

I love chicken wings – its both the perfect snack and the perfect meal. Its also infinitely customizable for your mood just by changing the flavors. With football season coming up, I thought it would be a good time to talk about them. So are wings OK on Keto? Well it depends on how you […]

Jalapeno chicken bacon poppers

We had some friends over for game night Saturday and I wanted to come up with a new snack. I had had some poppers at the Oasis last weekend and wanted to see if I could recreate them. They turned out really great – Jalapeno slices and cream cheese wrapped in chicken wrapped in Bacon. […]

Jerky!

Jerky is a great food whether you are doing a Keto diet or not. Its portable protein with big flavor. On the go and need a snack? Protein is always better for you than sugar or carbs. You can buy jerky everywhere these days. Just visit a Bass Pro shop and you will find dozens […]

LEMON BLUEBERRY CAKE

I love Pinterest!  All the ideas, creativity that is posted on that site is inspiring.  When I decide to bake something, I like to browse around and take pieces of ideas from various sites.  With spring coming, I wanted something that said “Hello Sunshine!!”  So, while exploring around, I found Lemon and Blueberry cakes.   Most […]

TRIPLE WHISKEY CAKE

I love baking cupcakes and was asked by some of my friends to make a birthday cake for one of our friends.  I gave this a lot of thought.  This cake was for a man who was turning 43; and, I didn’t want this to be just a cake.  This guy loves his whiskey and […]

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