By Season

Welcome to my collection of seasonal recipes, thoughtfully crafted to match the flavors and moods of each time of year. Whether you're looking for fresh and light dishes for spring, cooling and refreshing meals for summer, comforting and hearty recipes for fall, or warming and nourishing options for winter, you'll find a variety of options to suit your needs.

Discover recipes tailored to each season, from vibrant salads and grilled dishes for the warmer months to soups, stews, and roasted delights for the cooler ones. Try my trending seasonal recipes without derailing your low carb diet. Enjoy cooking with the best of what each season has to offer!

A beautifully browned Brussels sprouts gratin in a glass baking dish, topped with a golden, crispy crumble. The gratin is garnished with finely chopped parsley, adding a touch of green to the dish.

Baked Brussel Sprouts Gratin 🥘

Baked Brussels Sprouts offer a delightful twist on a classic side dish. This recipe turns the sprouts into crispy, caramelized bites that pair excellently with both casual and formal meals. Opt for a simple bake or elevate it with a gratin featuring cauliflower and cheese for a comforting, crowd-pleasing dish.

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An overhead view of a golden-brown mushroom and leek frittata in a black pan.

Mushroom Leek Frittata 🍳

Enjoy a delicious frittata that’s as versatile as it is easy to make! This recipe combines fresh veggies, eggs, and cheese for a hearty dish perfect for breakfast, brunch, or even dinner. Customize with your favorite ingredients and enjoy a meal that’s packed with flavor and nutrients!

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Two bowls of creamy mushroom soup garnished with sautéed mushroom slices, set on a wooden table with a spoon and peppercorns in the background.

Cream of Mushroom Soup 🍄

Experience the comforting goodness of my Cream of Mushroom Soup—a velvety blend of earthy mushrooms in a rich, creamy base. Perfect for warming up on chilly days or enjoying as a hearty meal any time.

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A close-up view of sauerkraut and sausage pieces in a blue bowl, garnished with sour cream and paprika, with a fork and napkin on the side.

Sauerkraut and Sausage Recipe

Experience the rich flavors of our Sausage and Sauerkraut recipe, where juicy sausages mingle with tangy sauerkraut and aromatic spices. This hearty dish brings warmth and comfort to every bite, perfect for cozy dinners or gatherings with loved ones.

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This southwestern salad is a big hit with guacamole, salsa, peppers, onions, a corn relish and chipotle salad dressing.

Southwestern Salad Recipe 🥗

Bring some excitement to your dining table with our Southwestern Salad Power Bowl. Packed with nutrient-rich ingredients like fresh greens, seasoned chicken, and vibrant veggies, this bowl is a feast for the senses. It's perfect for anyone looking for a meal that's both healthful and full of flavor, offering a delicious way to power through your day.

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A centered, overhead view of a bowl of chicken vegetable soup on a wooden surface. The soup features a variety of colorful vegetables and chicken pieces, garnished with a fresh parsley leaf, with a silver spoon placed in the bowl.

Homemade Chicken Vegetable Soup 🍲

Enjoy the heartwarming goodness of Chicken Vegetable Soup, a perfect blend of tender chicken, vibrant vegetables, and aromatic herbs. This easy-to-make recipe is not only comforting but also nutritious, making it ideal for family dinners or meal prep. Each spoonful is a warm hug, perfect for any day of the week

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Grilled Lamb Chops Recipe🥩

Ready to grill something extraordinary? Try my Grilled Lamb Chops recipe. It's straightforward and results in beautifully seared and tender lamb chops every time. These chops are a sure hit for any barbecue or family dinner.

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Sautéed Chicken Breast with Zucchini 🥘

Enjoy a wholesome and delicious dinner with my Sauteed Chicken Breast with Zucchini Medley recipe. This dish is not only easy to prepare but also bursting with the fresh flavors of perfectly sautéed chicken and zucchini. Whether you're looking to impress guests or just want to whip up a quick and satisfying meal, this recipe ensures a delightful balance of protein and veggies. Perfect for any day of the week, it's guaranteed to become a new favorite in your home.

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Close-up of a spoonful of coleslaw with shredded cabbage and carrots in a creamy dressing being lifted above a bowl, garnished with parsley.

Easy Coleslaw Recipe

Refreshingly crisp and delightfully creamy, my coleslaw recipe combines crunchy cabbage, carrots, and a tangy dressing for the perfect summer side dish. Easy to make and even easier to enjoy!

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Stuffed Zucchini Breakfast (Low Carb & Keto)

Transform your breakfast routine with our Stuffed Zucchini Breakfast Boats. This innovative dish combines the wholesome goodness of zucchini with rich, flavorful fillings, including ground beef and eggs, making each bite a perfect balance of hearty and healthy. Easy to prepare and delightful to eat, these zucchini boats offer a wonderful alternative to traditional breakfast options, providing a nutritious start to your day with a touch of culinary creativity.

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Olive oil smashed potatoes are made with simple ingredients that make a ton of flavor.

Easy Smashed Potatoes Recipe 🥘

Transform your ordinary potatoes into something extraordinary with this Smashed Potatoes recipe. Perfectly crispy edges with a soft, fluffy center make them a must-try for any potato enthusiast. Ideal for a comforting side dish or a fun twist on your traditional dinner staples, these potatoes are not only easy to make but also delightfully satisfying.

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Tuna salad that really refreshes on a hot summer day. Simple ingredients, no mayo and delicious flavor.

Summer Tuna Salad Recipe 🥗

This vibrant summer tuna salad is a delicious way to stay cool on hot days! Packed with fresh vegetables, zesty herbs, and a light dressing, it’s quick to prepare and perfect for picnics or light lunches. Enjoy it on its own, in a sandwich, or over a bed of greens for a refreshing meal that captures the essence of summer!

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Summer Carrot Salad Recipe 🥕

Bring a burst of color to your table with my Carrot Salad. This dish is a delightful mix of julienned carrots, dressed lightly and perfect for summer meals. It's easy to make and a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for any occasion.

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Blueberry Compote with Gluten Free Crepes 🫐

Elevate your desserts and breakfasts with my Blueberry Compote. This simple recipe combines fresh blueberries with just a few ingredients to create a delicious sauce that's versatile and bursting with flavor. It’s quick to make and wonderful over pancakes, cheesecakes, or even yogurt.

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A close-up of a glass jar filled with vibrant green basil pesto, garnished with a sprig of fresh basil, with a silver spoon resting on the side.

Basil Pesto Recipe 🌿

Blend fresh basil leaves, garlic, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, and olive oil to create a vibrant and flavorful sauce. Perfect for pasta, pizza, or as a dip, this classic Italian pesto is a summer staple!

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Close-up of rotisserie chicken salad garnished with chives and served on a bed of green lettuce. A single chive is placed as a decorative touch on top. The background shows a glass of rosé wine, suggesting a light and refreshing meal setting.

Rotisserie Chicken Salad Recipe 🥗

Enjoy a satisfying lunch with my Rotisserie Chicken Salad—a delightful blend of tender chicken, crisp vegetables, and a creamy dressing. Perfectly balanced flavors make it a refreshing and nutritious choice for any mealtime.

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Grilled Artichokes

Bring the flavors of the Mediterranean to your table with this easy recipe! Marinate artichokes in a zesty mix of lemon juice, olive oil, and herbs, then grill until tender and slightly charred. Serve with a dollop of tangy aioli for a delicious summer side dish.

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Close-up of perfectly roasted chicken pieces with golden-brown, crispy skin, seasoned with salt and pepper, arranged on a wooden cutting board.

Beer Can Chicken 🍗

Experience grilling perfection with my Beer Can Chicken recipe. Infused with savory beer flavors and boasting tender, juicy meat with crispy skin, it's a must-try for any BBQ enthusiast. Elevate your outdoor cooking with this delicious dish! 🍗🍺 #BeerCanChicken #Grilling

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Pulled Pork Fajita Nachos 🌮

Spice up your snack game with my Fajita Nachos. Layered with juicy fajita-style pulled pork and topped with all your favorite nacho fixings, this dish is a crowd-pleaser that's sure to disappear fast. It's simple to assemble and even easier to enjoy.

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A how-to guide on grilling pork chops: step-by-step instructions to the perfectly grilled chop!

Grilling Pork Chops to Perfection 🥩

Master the art of grilling pork chops with my step-by-step guide. Discover the best seasonings, brining tips, and grilling techniques to ensure your pork chops are juicy, flavorful, and perfectly cooked. These grilled pork chops make an ideal main course for any outdoor gathering or a simple family dinner, guaranteed to please everyone at the table.

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A close-up of roasted asparagus spears on a baking sheet, glistening with olive oil and sprinkled with cracked black pepper and kosher salt.

Roasting Asparagus

Roasting asparagus is a quick and easy way to bring out its natural flavors. This method results in tender, lightly crisped spears that pair wonderfully with a variety of dishes. Add a sprinkle of Parmesan or a drizzle of brown butter for an extra touch of luxury. Whether you’re looking for a simple side or a healthy addition to your dinner, roasted asparagus is a go-to choice.

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Oven roasted brussels sprouts with garlic, bacon and shallots. The combination is outrageously delicious.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe🥬

Discover the irresistible flavor of roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon. This easy, low carb, and keto-friendly recipe transforms simple ingredients into a culinary delight. Perfect for any meal, these Brussels sprouts offer a mouthwatering combination of crispiness and savory goodness.

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A mouth-watering close-up of grilled chicken wings, highlighting their crispy, golden skin and savory charred spots, arranged on a parchment-lined tray.

Grilled Chicken Wings Recipe 🍗

Enjoy the irresistible taste of my Grilled Chicken Wings—a perfect blend of juicy, marinated chicken, kissed with smoky grill flavors. Ideal for summer gatherings or game day feasts, these wings are sure to be a crowd-pleaser!

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A close-up of a plate of frisée salad topped with a perfectly poached egg, with stacked white plates and cutlery in the background.

Frisée Salad Recipe 🥗

Brighten your table with a delightful frisée salad that combines crisp frisée lettuce with vibrant fruits and crunchy nuts. Tossed in a zesty vinaigrette, this refreshing dish is not only easy to prepare but also packed with flavor and nutrients. Perfect as a side or a light meal, it's sure to impress your guests and elevate your salad game!

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Tomato Coulis Recipe 🍅

This tomato coulis sauce is bursting with fresh tomatoes and herbs. It is perfect for topping fish, pork or chicken...bringing a balance of tangy and rich flavors to your meals.

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A close-up view of crispy pork belly, showcasing the golden, crunchy skin and juicy, tender meat seasoned with herbs and spices.

Crispy Pork Belly Recipe 🥩

Enjoy the ultimate comfort food with this crispy pork belly recipe! Achieve a perfectly crunchy skin and tender, flavorful meat with just a few simple steps. Seasoned to perfection and roasted until golden brown, this dish is a showstopper for any occasion. Whether served as a main course or as a delicious snack, this pork belly will leave everyone craving more!

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Overhead view of oven-baked chicken legs with creamy mustard sauce and parsley garnish, served on a blue and white patterned plate.

Oven Baked Chicken Legs 🍗

These Oven-Baked Chicken Legs are the perfect weeknight meal! Coated in a flavorful marinade of herbs and spices, they bake to crispy perfection while remaining juicy and tender inside. Easy to prepare and full of deliciousness, this recipe is great for family dinners or meal prep. Serve them with your favorite sides for a satisfying and wholesome dish that everyone will love!

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Ratatouille in a white ceramic dish, placed on a burlap tablecloth, with a serving spoon ready for scooping.

Ratatouille Dish 🥘

Experience the rustic charm of my Ratatouille Dish. This classic French stew combines a medley of fresh vegetables simmered together to create a comforting, colorful meal. It's perfect alongside any main dish or as a fulfilling meal on its own.

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A close-up shot of grilled asparagus spears, charred to perfection, and topped with a light dusting of Parmesan cheese.

The Best Grilled Asparagus Recipe

Tender and slightly charred, grilled asparagus is a simple yet elegant side dish. Brush with olive oil, season with salt and pepper, and grill to perfection. Squeeze with lemon juice and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese for added brightness and flavor!

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Close-up of caramelized onions with rosemary and thyme in a skillet, highlighting the rich brown color and texture.

How to Sauté Onions (Quick & Easy)🧅

Sautéing onions is a fundamental skill every home cook should master. Start by heating oil or butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add thinly sliced onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until they turn golden brown and caramelized. This process enhances their natural sweetness and adds depth to dishes like soups, stews, and sauces. Follow our step-by-step guide to achieve perfectly sautéed onions every time!

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Sliced medium-rare Porterhouse steak served with grilled mushrooms and rosemary on a wooden cutting board.

Porterhouse Steak Recipe 🥩

Elevate your dinner with this mouthwatering Porterhouse steak recipe! Known for its rich flavor and tenderness, the Porterhouse is the perfect cut for grilling or pan-searing. This guide will walk you through marinating, cooking, and serving tips to achieve a steakhouse-quality meal at home. Perfectly paired with your favorite sides, it's a meal that’s sure to impress.

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An overhead view of roasted garlic sautéed mushrooms in a cast-iron skillet, showing the even distribution of mushrooms and thyme sprigs, with a wooden spatula.

ROASTED GARLIC SAUTEED MUSHROOMS🍄

Roasted Garlic Sautéed Mushrooms offer a tantalizing blend of earthy mushrooms and aromatic garlic, creating a mouthwatering dish that elevates any meal. Whether served as a side or atop grilled steak, their rich flavors and tender texture make them a savory favorite.

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Close-up of three stacked, juicy, and perfectly grilled ground pork burgers, showcasing their golden-brown, crispy edges.

Ground Pork Burgers 🍔

Sink your teeth into our irresistible Ground Pork Burgers, where juicy patties seasoned to perfection deliver a burst of flavor with every bite. These burgers offer a delicious alternative to traditional beef, ideal for grilling enthusiasts and anyone craving a savory twist on a classic favorite.

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A serving of sauerkraut on a white plate with a spoon, placed on a wooden table. In the background, there is a whole onion and a colander with shredded cabbage.

Easy Sauerkraut Recipe

Making your own sauerkraut at home is easier than you think. With just cabbage, salt, and a bit of patience, you can create a deliciously tangy and probiotic-rich condiment. Dive into our recipe to discover the simple steps to fermenting your way to flavorful sauerkraut!

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No Mayo Tuna Salad 🥗

Switch up your tuna salad routine with my No Mayo Tuna Salad recipe. This version uses alternative ingredients to create a moist, flavorful salad without relying on mayonnaise. It's perfect for sandwiches, salads, or even as a light standalone meal.

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The perfect spicy shrimp creole recipe served over polenta with plenty of sass to go around!

Spicy Shrimp Creole 🍤

Enjoy the bold flavors of my Spicy Shrimp Creole—a tantalizing blend of succulent shrimp, robust spices, and a rich tomato base that's sure to transport your taste buds to Louisiana. Quick to prepare and bursting with savory goodness, it's an ideal dish for any night of the week.

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A close-up view of a white bowl filled with rich, golden French onion soup, topped with a layer of melted cheese, and a spoon resting inside.

French Onion Soup Recipe 🍲

Rich, savory, and utterly comforting, French Onion Soup is a classic for a reason! Caramelized onions, beef broth, and a crouton topped with melted Comté cheese come together in a flavorful, soul-warming bowl. Perfect for a chilly evening or a special occasion.

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A top-down view of a white bowl filled with dark chocolate peanut butter cups. The focus is on the rich, dark chocolate, highlighting the texture and sheen of the peanut butter cups.

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups 🧁

Try the creamy, dreamy taste of homemade peanut butter cups! Made with just a few ingredients - peanut butter, chocolate, and powdered sugar - these bite-sized treats are easy to make and utterly irresistible. Perfect for snacking, gift-giving, or satisfying your sweet tooth.

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I'd Rather Be a Chef

Awesome low carb recipes that I've created on my own low carb weight loss journey. I'm a PASSIONATE BELIEVER in the low carb way of eating. I do this by sharing the recipes I've created, my journey - the highs and lows - and making it easier to get started.