Mexican-style Pulled Pork

Cooking in this new year 2021!  Mexican-style pulled pork, shown here with some lettuce and sour cream on the side.   You could also use a pork loin, but we found this pork butt roast on sale this week for 99 cents a pound. I’m hearing from so many people...

Keto Peanut Butter Fudge

In pre-keto days, I made batch after batch of fudge and pralines.  Mark used to kid me and say that it wasn’t really Christmas until I had had a batch of fudge fail to set up properly.  Well, with this keto version, there’s no worries about reaching a hard-ball...

Merry Thanksgiving

Oh, who am I kidding?  It was a bittersweet Thanksgiving.  But still, we made it as merry as we could, and there were many moments of joy in between the family spat and the intermittent self-critical thought of “doing too much” and trying to make it all perfect.  Whew! ...

Cauli-Rice Ball Casserole

I loved this dish.  Actually, I’ve never had the carb-version of rice balls, but they sounded good; and I figured we keto peeps can make cauliflower work in almost everything, so I gave it a go.  Success!  Here are the instructions: Microwave one package of green giant riced cauliflower...

Chaffles!

The little mini dash waffle makers are all the rage in the keto facebook groups these day.  They’re cute, they make the perfect bun size, and the varieties are endless!   I have to confess that I made a big mess with such a little machine the first time I...

Ice Cream!

I’ve been on an ice cream kick lately.  I found Rebel ice cream at our local HyVee, which is pretty good.  The texture isn’t quite right to me, but it’s not bad if you don’t want to make your own.  But remember how good homemade ice cream is?  Well,...

Keto Barbecue Sauce

Summer’s in full-swing and I had this sudden craving for BBQ sauce.  It can be hard to find prepared condiments that are truly keto-friendly so if you’re willing to take just a few minutes; this one is easy, quick, delicious, with no need to worry about sugars or fillers....