Roasted 4 Potato Salad

Looking for a savory side dish that pairs well with everything from seafood to fried chicken?? Look no further! This potato salad is so simple and clean and super easy to make and everyone will love it. Made from fresh potatoes and sweet onions with a light and slightly sweet dressing, I use Girard’s Champagne …

Low Sugar Grape-Cherry Chia Jam

This stuff is legit! I want to put it on toast, over a sugar free cheesecake, on a spoon. During my six month stint on a ketogenic diet I fell in love with the natural sweetener Erythritol. It looks like sugar, tastes like sugar but does not create an insulin response like sugar. Perfect! I …

Persimmon Vinaigrette

A Ketogenic diet is a low carb diet that focuses on high fat, moderate protein and very few carbohydrates.You can eat meats and cheeses and eggs and plenty of leafy green veggies, basically anything that grows above ground and is not starchy or laden with sugars. So most fruits are out, except for some berries, …

Vegan Paprikash

Paprikash is a classic Hungarian dish that literally translates as Paprika Chicken because of the ample use of the spice paprika in the dish. It bears a family resemblance to Goulash. Typically the meat is slowly simmered in a paprika infused roux and then onions, sweet peppers, tomatoes and such are added in. The finishing …

Rutabaga alla Puttanesca

Pasta alla Puttanesca or pasta with puttanesca sauce is my all time favorite pasta dish. However, it is not necessarily something you would find on any weight loss plan, so I like experimenting with other pasta alternatives. I have tried gluten free pastas and they all work really well but the calories are still higher …

Vegan Sugo alla Puttanesca

Puttanesca or rather alla puttanesca is my most favorite pasta sauce. It is fragrant, tangy and robust and contains some of my favorite things.  Merriam Webster defines it as “served with or being a pungent tomato sauce typically containing olives, garlic, capers, hot pepper, and sometimes anchovies” and the literal translation from Italian is “in …