Adventure #63: Bacon Wrapped Brussels Sprouts and “Better than Sweet Potato” Casserole

These were my picks and contribution to Turkey day this year! Courtesy of Pinterest low carb Thanksgiving meals ( with a not so low carb twist); Brussels: https://www.savorytooth.com/bacon-brussels-sprouts/ Casserole: https://www.wholesomeyum.com/recipes/pecan-roasted-better-than-sweet-potato-casserole-low-carb-paleo/ Most of my time yesterday preparing these two dishes went into the casserole. Actually, prep started Wednesday for this since I baked the butternut squash so it…

Adventure #59: Garlic and Rosemary Mashed Cauliflower

Another recipe from work! Puree’s are a thing now I guess and a few of my members have raved about Cauliflower as a great low carb substitute so here we go: Yum-o! But woah garlic. My fault, I was trying to be all pro like and not measure but yeah garlic is something you wanna…

Adventure #58: Lemon Pepper Salmon

Oooo hey! So this is an original! And I am so proud because I think it came out pretty damn good.  Back story/ update on my week: We had a wedding this weekend and got home and did absolutely nothing Sunday evening. Like beyond nothing, nothing. Which resulted in shitty take out for dinner. Yesterday…

Adventure #56: Chocolate Coconut Balls

I told you I was on fire today! Recipe 2, AKA Break #2, Dessert! Magic! Ingredients 1 cup heavy cream 3 1/2 ounces dark chocolate, 90% cocoa solids 2 ounces butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 cups almond flour Coconut flakes Instructions Break the chocolate into small pieces. Put the cream in a small sauce…

Adventure #55: Zucchini Pizza Bites

I was on fire today! This is the first of 3 recipes I made today! Woot woot for working from home! Ingredients 1 large zucchini 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese ( full-fat) 1/4 cup tomato sauce ( opt for homemade) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 cup pepperoni minis or 5-6 pepperoni slices, cut into small…

Adventure #54: Butternut Squash, Kale and Brocolli Gnocchi

This was inspired by another dish I have already made but I was trying to get rid of some of the pasta in the house so I used the gnocchi instead of tortellini and kind of did my own thing with the sauce. I had frozen butternut squash already cooked and ready to go so…

Adventure #53: Thai Curry Meatballs

Nom nom nom! Recipe #2 from work: Meatballs: 1 lb. ground chicken 2 cups zucchini, shredded 2 tablespoons cilantro, minced 1-2 teaspoons fresh ginger, minced 1/2 teaspoon sea salt Coconut oil for greasing baking sheet Curry Sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes, crushed 1 1/2 tablespoon garlic, minced 1 1/2 tablespoons…

Adventure #52: Chicken with Sun Dried Tomato Cream Sauce

This was my first recipe from work that I tried! Like I mentioned before, I have been just throwing all recipe ingredients into the crock pot and hoping for the best. This was a slight fail. The flavor was bomb but the consistency was not. I have become the queen of “it looks weird but…