Merry Thanksgiving!

What a great Thanksgiving!  It was a small celebration, but mighty 🙂 Mark got up before dawn to start the fresh turkey in the smoker.  We agree, hands down, The. Best. Bird. Ever.  I’m so thankful Mark likes the smoker!  We looked at them on and off for a...

Cowboy Butter

Lately I’ve been making compound butter to put on steaks and burgers.  I got inspired to make them after a friend gave me this cute little mold.  Thanks, Nancie!   This one is Cowboy Butter.  If you like horse radish and you’re looking for ways to add more healthy...

Pumpkin Spice Ideas

Don’t let Starbucks convince you to get off track during this pumpkin spice time of year!  It’s completely unnecessary because you can get something really satisfying that actually helps you lose weight and feel good about celebrating fall.  There’s not a PSL in the world that’s worth seeing the...

Chocolate Cheesecake Two Ways

We recently took this chocolate cheesecake to a dinner party.  I try to make deserts when we have other people to share them with, that way we aren’t eating the whole thing!  Anyway, I was looking around for a cheesecake recipe and I found  one to adapt in an...

Keto Bread

This recipe is adapted from Against All Grain by Danielle Walker and I want to give a shout out to her.   Danielle has a great story of  recovery from an autoimmune disease through a paleo style nutrition.   Her recipes are not keto as she can use various forms...