Hello and thanks for stopping by! This week it seems only appropriate to talk about one of my favorite foods...
Happy Spring! Here's one for all of you former breakfast cereal lovers. This porridge is a hearty, warm way to wake up, and the many options for toppings lets you enjoy a different bowl every day! Hemp hearts not only taste great, they are rich in both nutrition and anti-inflammatory properties...[read more]
We're back, with another dose of hearty comfort food, that fits very nicely into a low carb lifestyle! Featuring ground caraway seed, cauliflower and slightly pickled cabbage, Kohl-cannon (from Blumenkohl which is the German name for cauliflower) is a decidedly German twist on Colcannon, a traditional Irish dish made with potatoes. This has quickly become …
Hello friends! Last week's conference was an opportunity to test our skill at frugal travel! As I have mentioned here before, we are artists and musicians, relying heavily on the gig economy for our incomes. A hotel room AND restaurant meals was a bit too "spendy" for us. We needed some travel-ready food for both …
This hearty lasagna uses thinly-cut eggplant in place of carb-filled pasta noodles. The trick here is to slice that eggplant nice and thin (slicing the short way makes this easier) before roasting to keep it tender, melt-in-your mouth gooood! We love the subtle, smoky flavor that the roasted eggplant brings to this dish and don't miss those noodles one bit... (read more)
Steak is definitely not off the menu here in the winter months – when the cold weather comes, I grab a few choice grass-fed cuts, my cast iron pan, and my jar of beef tallow and enjoy a simple and delicious meal of pan seared steaks with veggies and... [read more]
The weather report here is calling for our first possibly major winter storm of the season! We're busy today battening things down here, at our little cabin. We've got a nice big stack of dry wood and kindling ready to go by the woodstove, shovels by the door, flashlights and candles at the ready, some "power optional" projects and reading lined up, and a nice big pot of Hearty Sausage and Vegetable soup simmering on the stove... (read more)
I remember missing bread-like foods when I was first getting started, so I thought that today might be a good time to share this recipe. These waffles are simple to make. They freeze well and you can thaw them quickly in the toaster. Start to finish, you can have a batch of these finished in 30 minutes! Add 2 teaspoons of vanilla and your favorite low carb sweetener for a sweet waffle, or a half cup of your favorite shredded cheese and a pinch of dried herbs for a more savory snack... (read more)
This recipe has you covered for when you need a quick, no fuss meal to stay on track! It's simple: just 3 ingredients and I can whip one out in about 2 minutes flat! Give it another minute to cool and it's sandwich time. 🙂
Looking for a festive, quick and tasty appetizer for a holiday party? Here's a hearty, low-carb and grain free recipe... (read more)
Maybe it is the colder, darker days, the abundance of candy and treats on offer everywhere, or maybe because it seems like stores pipe in the scents of cinnamon and vanilla during the holiday season... whatever the reason, I seem to crave more sweet food this time of year than any other...(read more)
Here's an easy way to enjoy winter squash, which is now in season! We are often able to get a big box full of them super cheap as our local farms close up shop for the winter. We enjoy this creamy, comforting and nutritious soup often throughout the winter months. For our readers in the US, this simple, tasty soup would make a nice first course for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday...
We have had a cool and rainy fall here, and that has contributed to a bumper crop of mushrooms! Here's one of my favorite ways to enjoy them...(read more)
Here's a moderately easy chicken dish that is quick enough for a weeknight, and fancy enough for guests!
This hearty stew goes together quickly, then simmers all day to tenderize the meat and meld the flavors...(read more)
We've just returned to our cabin from a week-long, relaxing and fun camping retreat with a bunch of our music-loving friends! So much fun, and a great way to connect with nature, get some good quality face-to-face time, be creative, play music, enjoy the sun and then the glow of a campfire and music/stories against the darkness, and just let go of the stress and details of day to day life. These are all things that we have tried to become more mindful of – in addition to eating well – as we pursue better health...(read more)
One of our most satisfying strategies in adopting a whole foods diet has been growing our own! Having tasty, fresh food waiting to be harvested just outside the back door makes it easier to stay on track and enjoy maximum "just picked" nutrition with our meals...(read more)
Here's an incredibly simple summer dish that won't heat up your kitchen, or tie up a precious summer day!
Here's a favorite low-carb and grain-free quiche/egg bake recipe that we're enjoying quite often these days, paired with fresh-picked salad greens, and cherry tomatoes when we have them. So good, and so easy!
Happy Summer everyone, and a BIG welcome to new followers coming over from the Keto Cabin site! We have been taking full advantage of a stretch of beautiful days here at the cabin, and grilling up some great low-carb meals! Here's one of our favorites, easy to make and can be enjoyed fresh off the grill, or as a leftover (picnic?) lunch!
It’s grilling season! Here’s a great marinade that can be used on all kinds of meat (and fish as well)!
Here's what's cookin' at the cabin this week: our own version of the LCHF / Ketogenic recipe that has taken the internet by storm! So easy and so tasty! We've tweaked the recipe and added a couple of choice toppings to make this quick and easy dish even better!
Here's our primal take on a classic holiday cookie: grain-free, just slightly sweet and with a nice, crisp crunch...
Winter is here at our cabin—we've got snow in the forecast and the temps are dropping rapidly. Time to make a big pot of hearty Broccoli Cheddar Bacon soup...
Here's what's cookin' at the cabin this week: Cheesy Green Beans and Bacon! We enjoyed this quick and easy side dish with a roasted chicken and topped off the plate with some tasty Russian dressing. Delicious! This dish would also work well with Thanksgiving turkey, for those celebrating the holiday in a a couple of weeks. I'm …