March Macros Part 6: Sunday Smoke-KC BBQ Burnt Ends in the Lou

This KC inspired Bbq Burnt Ends recipes is the 💣

March Macros Part Five – Slainte! Corned Beef and Cabbage Reuben Recipe + Macros Counting 101

GrownupGripe: Saint Patrick’s Day used to be so much fun…what the hell happened just kidding?!? Growing up, Saint Patty‘s day was by far I one of the most fun holidays, Mama would die her hair red, we drank green beer and ate corned beef. The only thing I will say was her CB was mushyContinue reading “March Macros Part Five – Slainte! Corned Beef and Cabbage Reuben Recipe + Macros Counting 101”

Part Four: Low-Carb Italian Sausage & Pepper Recipe

GrownupGripes: Low-carb or not I’m not going to eat Italian sausage and peppers without a bun, what’s the point of that and is it even possible? It’s more than possible AND it’s actually more delicious than being enveloped in bland dough. If you’ve ever been to a REAL Italian Deli, you know Sausage and PeppersContinue reading “Part Four: Low-Carb Italian Sausage & Pepper Recipe”

March Macros Part 3: What to Eat Answered + 15 Low-Carb High-Fiber Foods & Simple Sunday Pot Roast

Grownup Gripes: I’ve got enough on my plate I don’t have enough time to start counting foods. I hear you it’s the last thing you want to do but there are apps to make it easier so find one you like but be mindful not all calories are the same. This is crucial when goingContinue reading “March Macros Part 3: What to Eat Answered + 15 Low-Carb High-Fiber Foods & Simple Sunday Pot Roast”

March Macros Part 1: Let’s Get Roasted + 5 Tips BEFORE Going Low-Carb

If you’re trying to lose weight and nothing seems to be working, these easy indulgent recipes will not disappoint while getting you ready for your 🩱 🏖

Low carb, keto friendly shrimp fried rice recipe – better than Chinese joint

Check out this low carb Keto friendly Shrimp Fried Cauliflower Rice that tastes better and is SO MUCH lighter than the real thing. The secret is pork fat (if you save it from your pork shoulder recipe), it’s the secret to the full fledged restaurant flavor😋

Who needs bread when you can eat Chaffles? Lose weight with this “bread!”

This Low carb keto bread is crispy on the outside and soft in the middle, you’ll never miss bread again when tracking Macros for your low-carb lifestyle

4-ingredient Meals Anyone Can Make that Cost Less than $10 & Feed at least 5

Grown-up gripe: It costs a small fortune to take your family (or self) out to dinner these days and the food isn’t even that good. (This page contains affiliate links. Read my full disclosure.) What if you could cook a meal that tastes better than a restaurant, costs less than $2 and takes less than 5Continue reading “4-ingredient Meals Anyone Can Make that Cost Less than $10 & Feed at least 5”

Lazy Girl Cookies – All you need is THREE INGREDIENTS

These amazingly easy Three Ingredient Cookies will blow your socks off, whether the kids want to get involved or you just need a yummy hot out of the oven snack late night within 10 minutes you’ll have better tasting cookies in the bakery in your kitchen.

Meet your MATCHA: This Marvelous Green Tea is Magical and the MOST nutritious green juice in nature

Thousands more antioxidants than just green tea alone, not only is this delicious drink one of the most powerful anti-agers known to man it taste like dessert and this recipe only has 40 calories.

SOUPer Bowl Sunday: Seven Crowd-pleasing Classic SOUP Recipes

Grownup Gripes: Have you seen the Seinfeld where “The Soup Nazi” says “No soup for you!” Well now we can all make our own instead of overpaying for a cup of flavored water. No matter where you live we all enjoy a comforting cup of soup now and then and what could be easier whenContinue reading “SOUPer Bowl Sunday: Seven Crowd-pleasing Classic SOUP Recipes”

Fakeout Takeout: Make these 6 Restaurant Favorites at Home

Grownup Gripe: COVID-19 has taken its’ toll on all of us, we need any comfort we can create at home. The restaurant industry will be one of the hardest hit during this crisis so we all need to do our part to support them but what if we can’t leave? It’s questionable whether picking upContinue reading “Fakeout Takeout: Make these 6 Restaurant Favorites at Home”

CANNED FOOD FAVORITE: this amazing creamy and crunchy tuna noodle casserole does not disappoint

Grownup Gripe: I’m running out of ideas AND food but luckily this classic crowd fav never disappoints. If you’ve cooked more in the last month than you have in the last year (or decade), check this out. Not only do you have these ingredients or similar ones on hand but the leftovers taste even better.Continue reading “CANNED FOOD FAVORITE: this amazing creamy and crunchy tuna noodle casserole does not disappoint”

Make Snow Ice Cream: Believe it or not you can make amazing ice cream out of snow

Grownup Gripe: We ran out of ice cream (talk about a grownup emergency) so we made the best of what we got AND we got a lot of it this winter. So we made ice cream with snow. It’s snow easy! If you’re one of the one hundred million Americans who got pounded with winterContinue reading “Make Snow Ice Cream: Believe it or not you can make amazing ice cream out of snow”

The Incredible Edible Egg Made Over & Over & Over: 31 EGGcelent Egg Recipes

Grownup Gripe: We’ve all heard of the peeps hoarding TP, they don’t know the egg is where it’s at. Understandably everyone is concerned with the uncertainty of the Coronavirus and their stash. During this surreal pandemic, it’s been a real eye-opener to see what’s literally flying off the shelves. If you haven’t already one ofContinue reading “The Incredible Edible Egg Made Over & Over & Over: 31 EGGcelent Egg Recipes”

Dinner for Dummies: Five-Ingredient Mouthwatering Meals Made in 30 minutes

Grownup Gripe: Entertaining is such a chore, as if we don’t have enough to do already. Today is Valentine’s Day so are you in a pinch? Don’t know what to make for your loved one tonight? Look no further, you’ve got this! These three showstoppers will not disappoint! Made with only 5 ingredients, no matterContinue reading “Dinner for Dummies: Five-Ingredient Mouthwatering Meals Made in 30 minutes”

Skinny Burger: 5 Amazing Restaurant Cheeseburger & Fry Meals Made Healthy

Grownup Gripes: I don’t eat to live, I live to eat so who says I need to eat like a bird to lose weight? Give this grownup gal a burger! (This page contains affiliate links. Read my full disclosure.) My spandex will vouch for that. Just like anything I give it my all or nothingContinue reading “Skinny Burger: 5 Amazing Restaurant Cheeseburger & Fry Meals Made Healthy”

LET’S GET ROASTED! 3 Veg Recipes that make even the least favorite veggies taste AMAZING

Grownup Gripe:  Now instead of an apple a day to keep the doctor away, they’re also telling us to eat tons of greens to get antioxidants. They taste like you know what. Am I a rabbit? (This post contains affiliate links.  Read my full disclosure.) We ALL know we should eat more vegetables but manyContinue reading “LET’S GET ROASTED! 3 Veg Recipes that make even the least favorite veggies taste AMAZING”

Gumbo for Dumbos: Best Chicken and Sausage Gumbo Recipe this side of the Mississippi

Grownup Gripe: Would love to go to Mardi Gras in New Orleans someday but life won’t allow it at the moment, at least where I am which is far from NOLA. Just in time for Fat Tuesday, otherwise known as Mardi Gras here is a traditional chicken and sausage gumbo recipe I learned in NewContinue reading “Gumbo for Dumbos: Best Chicken and Sausage Gumbo Recipe this side of the Mississippi”

More CHEESE please, Cheese Sauce that is! This Drink from the Cup Cheese Sauce is Golden

Grownup Gripe: I hate rubberized processed cheese sauce, you can save that for the kids. If you’ve ever eaten an amazing plate of nachos, cheese fries or even a side of dipping cheese that equates to liquid gold, it doesn’t matter what accompanies it, your meal just got a whole lot better. I lived inContinue reading “More CHEESE please, Cheese Sauce that is! This Drink from the Cup Cheese Sauce is Golden”

Skinny Ranch Dressing or Dip Recipe: So Good You Won’t Miss the Fat

Grownup Gripe: If I need to eat like a rabbit in order to lose weight, I want my veggies to taste good. When I was six months pregnant, I was at a wedding and asked for the Ranch dressing to be passed over. Everyone started dying laughing. Initially they wouldn’t divulge the secret but eventuallyContinue reading “Skinny Ranch Dressing or Dip Recipe: So Good You Won’t Miss the Fat”

Flashback Food Fav: Chili Dog and a Root Beer Float

Grownup Gripe: If you’d like some comfort (and only have hot dogs left in your fridge) try these classics. This year’s Memorial Day celebration is sure to be different than years past so bring back the dogs. What’s a bbq without hot dogs, especially for little ones, but this recipe will even please old-timers. DoContinue reading “Flashback Food Fav: Chili Dog and a Root Beer Float”