25 Deliciously Healthy Low-Carb Recipes from February 2015 (Gluten-Free, SBD, Paleo, Whole 30)

Here are the 25 Deliciously Healthy Low-Carb Recipes from February 2015 that I posted on Kalyn's Kitchen or found on other great blogs! It seems like the month of February went flying by, although if you live in the part of the U.S. where you were buried in snow, it probably was a different experience!...more

Slow Cooker Light and Gluten-Free Broccoli Cheddar Soup from 365 Days of Slow Cooking

Love this Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheddar Soup that's light and gluten-free! Photos from 365 Days of Slow Cooking. There's a reason why so many people love broccoli-cheese soup, and that reason is the delicious combination that broccoli + cheese creates....more

Quinoa Side Dish Recipe with Pine Nuts, Green Onions, and Cilantro (Gluten-Free, Vegan)

This Quinoa Side Dish has extra flavor from Pine Nuts, Green Onions, and Cilantro (or use flat leaf parsley if you're not a cilantro fan.) (For Friday Flashbacks I feature favorite recipes from the past that have been my personal favorites, and this Quinoa Side Dish with Pine Nuts, Green Onions and Cilantro is a quinoa recipe that was really a wow for me....more

Slow Cooker Orange and Sesame Chicken Drumsticks from Kayotic Kitchen

Slow Cooker Orange and Sesame Chicken Drumsticks will fill your house with wonderful smells. Photos from Kayotic Kitchen. Some things really are the same all over the world, and even though my friend Kay from Kayotic Kitchen lives in The Netherlands, she loves to use the slow cooker to get dinner on the table for her family....more

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup with Chicken Sausage and Carrots (Gluten-Free)

It might not win any beauty contests, but Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup with Chicken Sausage and Carrots is still a beautiful thing to come home to! I've had a life-long attraction to split pea soup, even though I don't remember my mother ever making it when I was a kid....more

Cold Weather Comfort Food, Pinterest, The Oscars, and Other Things I'm Thinking About on Tuesday (2-23-15)

Better-Than-Mom's Stovetop Goulash with Macaroni, Tomatoes, and Ground Beef This has been the strangest winter I can remember, with below zero temperatures and huge piles of snow on the east coast while in Utah we've been having temperatures in the 60s for weeks now....more

Eureka! This Gluten-Free Casserole Is the Healthy Comfort Food You're Looking For

My latest experiment in cheesy + healthy comfort food is this Twice-Baked Spaghetti Squash with Kale, Feta, and Mozzarella. It's low-carb, gluten-free, and vegetarian. But most important, it's a deliciously cheesy casserole that I'd happily gobble down for a main dish or side dish. ...more

Slow Cooker Spicy Shredded Beef with Soy, Ginger, and Garlic from The Perfect Pantry

This Slow Cooker Spicy Shredded Beef with Soy, Ginger, and Garlic starts with well-browned brisket that gets spicy and tender in the slow cooker! There are a lot of slow cooker recipes for shredded beef, but I think this Slow Cooker Spicy Shredded Beef with Soy, Ginger, and Garlic from The Perfect Pantry sounds like something special because of the techniques and ingredients my friend Lydia uses....more

Green Eggs and Ham (Scrambled Eggs with Ham and Kale)

If you have kids or grandkids who like Dr. Seuss, you might be able to get them to eat kale in this fun version of Greek Eggs and Ham. I was one of those kids who grew up with my nose in a book, and my love of reading has continued to this day....more

Slow Cooker Beef and Barley Soup from Mel's Kitchen Cafe

Slow Cooker Beef and Barley Soup from Mel's Kitchen Cafe has the kind of comforting flavors that will help you get through a cold winter night. The eastern United States is having a winter of unbelievable snowfall and extreme cold, so much that when I talk to my friends back east I feel almost guilty for the ridiculously warm winter we've having in Utah....more