Diet · Side Dishes

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

Who knew cauliflower could become a new family favorite to bring to the fall table! This is another awesome easy side dish for a quick weeknight meal. Just toss it all together and pop it in the oven for a flavorful, low carb side that pairs well with everything from poultry to beef and pork… Continue reading Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

Side Dishes

Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Bacon

This yummy side dish is full of caramelized flavor punctuated by tasty bits of bacon and crispy goodness. There is just something about roasting vegetables that brings out the best flavor. Pair this dish with pork chops or roasted chicken for a wonderful, low-carb meal. Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Bacon Printable recipe Prep 10 minutes,… Continue reading Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Bacon

Quick & Easy Meals · Side Dishes

Savory Butternut Squash “Noodles”

Have you tried vegetable noodles yet? Oh my gosh! We love them and include various squash noodles frequently in our meals. The Butternut Squash in this recipe is a healthy source of complex carbohydrates and fiber, and it's high in beta carotene, iron, niacin and potassium. Pre-packaged “convenience” foods are usually a big no-no when… Continue reading Savory Butternut Squash “Noodles”

Meal-Prep · Side Dishes

Broccoli Bacon Salad with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

This lightly dressed, chilled broccoli salad is low-carb and keto-friendly. It's wonderful for picnics, potlucks, and other casual get-togethers. The mayonnaise-free dressing adds a boost of bright flavor thanks to the fresh lemon juice and zest, while the crisp-tender broccoli and pumpkin seeds add a satisfying crunch. Perfect for meal-prep, because making this recipe the… Continue reading Broccoli Bacon Salad with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Instant Pot · Meal-Prep · Side Dishes

Instant Pot Wild Rice Pilaf

Instant Pot Rice Pilaf is a must-have recipe. It's a perfect side dish that pairs well with pretty much any meat, such as broiled or grilled steak, grilled chicken thighs or boneless pork chops. Or meal-prep on the weekend for weekday lunches. Sometimes if I have cooked leftover meat (from the night before or in… Continue reading Instant Pot Wild Rice Pilaf