Jun 252016
My Second 5-Gallon Bucket Garden - Tomatoes, Red Bells, Green Beans and Herbs

I was so happy with my bucket garden last year that I am doing it again this year. I started this one last week on Mother’s Day, May 8, 2016, which is a few weeks earlier than last year. We’ve had a few cold nights this past week, so I

Sep 162015
Roasted Eggplant Parmesan - Plus a couple of simple low carb recipes with Eggplant!

Eggplant is my new vegetable. In fact, I love it so much it’s more like dessert. I don’t know why I had never tried it before. Now that I eat low carb, it is one of my favorite vegetables. The other two favorites are cauliflower and zucchini. They make great

Aug 212015
Cauliflower Mac & Cheese

I came across this recipe when I was trying to find recipes that substituted cauliflower instead of rice or potatoes. Check out my recipe for Cauliflower Pork Fried Rice. It never occurred to me that it could be used as a substitute for macaroni. You see, I have Type 2

Jul 212015
My Journey to a Healthier Low Carb Way of Life

I started my journey to a healthier low carb way of life 21 days ago. Yes, I can count the days, minutes and seconds since I started my diet. My last meal the night before I started my diet was on June 30, 2015, at approximately 7:30 pm. Oops! Let’s

Jun 302015
My Precious Long-Haired Cat, Ibis

Not too long ago, I discovered something that I had never thought to look for online. That is very strange considering I’m an online shopping addict and would much rather shop online than get dressed, hop in my van and drive around town shopping for things that would normally be

Jun 032015
My First Bucket Garden - Tomatoes and Bell Peppers

My Experience with Five-Gallon Bucket Gardening I followed a post where one of my Facebook Friends started his first five-gallon bucket tomatoes. I was thrilled because I had been contemplating growing vegetables from pots. I knew the pot had to be large, but the ceramic pots were so expensive I

May 302015

Now that it’s Summertime, it’s time to break out the grills and start cooking outdoors! I watched Chef Walter grilling on TV and I was drooling the whole time! I was suddenly craving grilled BBQ chicken, but this recipe would be great for burgers, chicken, and pork. First, some safety

Apr 222015
Outback Steakhouse Alice Springs Chicken Recipe

I make this all the time. It’s so easy, and can be adjusted for each family member. For example, only two of us like mushrooms, so I leave the mushrooms off of two chicken breasts. I make this in my 12″ cast-iron skillet so that it goes from stove-top directly