A Year Today – Cancer and Life

It has been a year today since my husband’s surgery to remove a polyp that turned into a cancer diagnosis. It has been one heck of a roller coaster ride. I spend my days alone, while he is at work, yet when he was in the hospital I was like a little child, lonely and… Continue reading A Year Today – Cancer and Life

Keto “Apple” Cheesecake Danish

Not sure about the squash but everything else … when you just need a little something. OH! Maybe a few blueberries instead!

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I’ve had a lot of readers tell me they wanted a recipe for a oopsie-roll danish, so here we are! Fluffy oopsie batter, creamy cheese cake filling, toasted pecans and baked cinnamon yellow squash!

Wait…WHAT?

Yep, you read correctly. Yellow squash. In fact, you could use zucchini as well!

A  neighbor of mine was giving away of a bag of fresh, home-grown squash today! How could I pass that up? I have actually been wanting to try this recipe for some time now, I just didn’t know exactly how I wanted to make it. One cup of summer squash has about 3 carbs…compared to apples at 13 carbs per cup!

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I am so in love with this recipe! What a great way to sneak in veggies to a dessert! You really can’t even tell that it’s not apple!

I played around with adding whey protein to the oopsie…

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2015. So Far

This year has taught me a lot and it’s not even over yet. I have learned that, despite being alone for 8 hours per day, 5 days per week, I do not like being without my husband. I learned that, no matter how long I was physically away from my family, we still truly love… Continue reading 2015. So Far

Richard Blais’ Beer-Steamed Clams

http://www.rachaelrayshow.com/recipe/17395_Richard_Blais_Beer_Steamed_Clams/ Richard Blais’ Beer-Steamed Clams INGREDIENTS 4 cloves garlic, sliced 1 tablespoon grated ginger 24 little neck clams 1/2 bottle Amstel light A drip of maggi (liquid MSG) 3 tablespoons small diced soppresata (optional) 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed A baby handful chopped cilantro 2 tablespoon sliced scallions Juice of 1/2 lime

Sausage-and-Pepper Skewers

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/sausage-and-pepper-skewers-recipe.html Sausage-and-Pepper Skewers Ingredients 1 cup couscous 2 bell peppers (red and yellow), cut into chunks 1 (12-ounce) package chicken sausage (preferably garlic-flavored), cut into 1-inch pieces 1 large red onion, cut into chunks 1 cup cherry tomatoes 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1/4 cup fresh parsley 1/4 cup… Continue reading Sausage-and-Pepper Skewers