Spaghetti Squash Toss

We love spaghetti squash here at home.  This week I needed something simple that I could throw together without a lot of fuss.  I saw a recipe for spaghetti squash toss and instead of just adding a few things to the recipe, I decided to change it up.  Spaghetti squash is as versatile as pasta, [...]

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Spaghetti Squash Lasagna with Pumpkin Marinara Sauce

One thing that I don't do with my cooking, if you haven't noticed already, is cook with pasta.  There are two reasons: I am gluten-free and the calories aren't worth it.  Pasta, either gluten-free or not is about 200 calories per cup.  No nutritional value.  Luckily, Tony and I don't crave pasta at all.  That's [...]

Beef, Brown Rice and Mushroom Soup

Looking through my pile of recipes, this one caught my attention.  What's not to love about a soup with beef, brown rice and mushrooms?  The original recipe from Very Well uses some high sodium ingredients like canned mushrooms and reduced sodium beef broth.  Yep, reduced sodium beef broth is still too much sodium for a [...]

Chicken in Peanut Sauce (Pollo Encacahuatado)

I decided to go Mexican style with this recipe.  Chicken thighs smothered in a peanut-based sauce.  YUM!!!  It had a lot of flavor and punch from the ancho chili and using thighs over boneless, skinless chicken breasts.  However, it lacked the vitamins we needed make this a more well-rounded meal. Here is the original recipe [...]