Welcome to my collection of Winter Recipes, crafted to keep you warm and satisfied during the chilly months. From comforting soups to hearty main dishes, you'll find an array of options perfect for low carb and easy winter meals.

Try my trending rotisserie chicken soup, a comforting and flavorful dish that's perfect for cold days. For a rich and satisfying side, my cheesy Brussels sprouts are a must-try. And for a show-stopping main course, the herb crusted rack of lamb offers a savory and elegant option for your winter dinners. These recipes are designed to bring warmth and comfort to your table, making winter cooking both simple and delicious.

Bacon Avocado Salad 🥓🥑

Looking for a flavorful addition to your meal? Try my Bacon Avocado Salad! This recipe combines crispy bacon with creamy avocado for a simple yet delightful dish. It's perfect for a quick lunch or as a side to impress at dinner

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The easiest creamed leeks recipe that you will ever try. Three ingredients combine to make the most savory side dish!

Creamed Leeks Recipe

This is the creamiest creamed leeks recipe.  And it is so simple!  All we need are leeks, butter and cream... with a pinch of salt.

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A bowl of creamy split pea soup garnished with shredded smoked ham, a dollop of sour cream, and a sprig of fresh thyme, served with a spoon on a white plate.

Easy Split Pea Soup 🫛

Simmer split peas, onion, garlic, and ham hocks in a flavorful broth, then season with thyme and black pepper. Puree the soup for a creamy texture, or serve with a swirl of creme fraiche and a side of crusty bread. Enjoy!

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Slow cooked souther collard greens are made with love... and bacon! Fresh garlic and chicken stock take this recipe back home.

Southern Collard Greens

Southern collard greens, a cherished staple of Southern cuisine, embody the essence of comfort and tradition. Slow-cooked to perfection with smoked ham hock, these tender greens offer a robust flavor that satisfies both the palate and the soul. A true taste of Southern hospitality in every bite.

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A plate of easy pulled pork served on a dark plate with two forks beside it, placed on a linen cloth, with a bunch of cilantro in the background.

Easy Pulled Pork Recipe 🥘

Enjoy the simplicity and flavor of my Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork—a dish that transforms tender pork into savory perfection with minimal effort. Slow-cooked to juicy tenderness and seasoned to perfection, it's ideal for sandwiches, tacos, or simply enjoyed on its own. A must-have recipe for any home cook! 🐖🔥 #PulledPork #SlowCookerDelights #EffortlessCooking

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Homemade Chicken Soup Recipe 🍜

Nothing beats the simplicity and comfort of my Homemade Chicken Soup. It's easy to prepare with just a few ingredients and comes together quickly, making it ideal for a satisfying dinner. This soup is sure to warm you up and keep you feeling cozy

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Bacon Carbonara Recipe 🥓

Looking for a comforting pasta dish that's both quick and delicious? My Bacon Carbonara fits the bill perfectly. This recipe combines creamy pasta with crispy bacon for a meal that’s sure to please everyone at the table. It’s my go-to for a hassle-free dinner that feels special without all the work!"

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Roasted carrots and fennel is the perfect low carb side dish for beef, pork or lamb. Gluten Free, Paleo, Primal

Roasted Carrots and Fennel Purée 🥕

Experience the richness of my Roasted Carrot and Fennel Puree—a velvety blend of sweet roasted carrots and aromatic fennel. Perfectly creamy and packed with comforting flavors, this dish is an ideal accompaniment or a satisfying standalone meal.

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A homemade roasted vegetable soup packed up with delicious roasted vegetables! Gluten Free, Paleo and Low Carb! Delicious winter meal.

Roasted Vegetable Soup 🍲

Savor the warmth of Roasted Vegetable Soup, where each spoonful is bursting with the deep flavors of oven-roasted vegetables. This simple-to-prepare soup blends a variety of vegetables into a rich and comforting dish that's perfect for chilly evenings or as a hearty lunch. Serve it up with crusty bread for the ultimate comfort food experience.

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Pork Burgers Recipe

Try our low carb and keto-friendly pork burgers for your next meal. Simple, straightforward, and satisfying, these burgers are designed to complement your meal plan without the fuss.

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Paleo Sweet Potato Hash 🥘

Kickstart your morning with my Paleo Sweet Potato Hash! This dish is a savory mix of sweet potatoes and your favorite breakfast proteins, cooked to perfection. It’s easy to toss together and makes for a fulfilling start to any day.

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A bowl of vibrant Butternut Squash soup garnished with a small sprig of fresh thyme. The bowl is set on a dark plate with a silver spoon beside it, and the background includes a soft white cloth, creating a warm and inviting presentation.

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe 🍲

Whipping up my butternut squash soup has never been easier! Whether you're in the mood for a roasted flair or something grilled, these recipes have you covered. Each one promises a delightful twist on this classic comfort.

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chicken paprikash recipe at the table

Shredded Chicken Paprikash 🥘

Enjoy shredded chicken paprikash, a classic dish that features tender chicken simmered in a luscious paprika-infused sauce. This comforting recipe is easy to prepare and pairs perfectly with egg noodles or rice, making it an ideal choice for family dinners or cozy gatherings. Enjoy a taste of tradition in every bite

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A close-up of an orange bell pepper stuffed with a sausage and vegetable mixture, served in a cast iron skillet with a decorative spoon. The pepper is garnished with a fennel frond and accompanied by a bowl of mustard.

Sausage Stuffed Peppers 🫑

Colorful bell peppers filled with a savory mixture of sausage, rice, and cheese, baked to perfection! This hearty and flavorful dish is a perfect blend of textures and tastes, making it a great option for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion. The sweetness of the peppers pairs perfectly with the spicy sausage, creating a delightful flavor combination.

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Golden-brown smoked chicken wings resting on a grill rack.

Smoked Wings Recipe 🍗

Master the art of making Smoked Wings with our definitive recipe. This guide provides detailed instructions on how to smoke wings to achieve that coveted crispy exterior while maintaining a moist and tender interior. Perfect for any occasion that calls for sharing, these wings bring the flavor and excitement of barbecue right to your plate. Serve them up with your favorite sides and dips for a meal that's sure to be a hit at any gathering.

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Shrimp and Cauliflower Grits 🍤

Give your next meal a creative spin with my Shrimp and Cauliflower Grits! This recipe swaps traditional grits for a cauliflower base, paired beautifully with succulent shrimp. It's a simple, yet flavorful dish that's perfect for a satisfying dinner or a special weekend brunch.

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A small white spoon holding an appetizer of butternut squash atop a sausage patty, garnished with a crisp sage leaf.

Butternut Squash Appetizer 🍠

Enjoy the rich flavors of my Roasted Butternut Squash Bites—a delightful fusion of sweet butternut squash, aromatic herbs, and a touch of maple syrup. Perfectly crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, these bites are a must-have for any gathering or cozy evening in. 🌿🍽️ #AppetizerDelights #FallFavorites #EasyEntertaining

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sage breakfast sausage recipe

Simple Sage Sausage Recipe

Welcome to the world of delightful, homemade Sage Sausage, a perfect addition to your low carb and keto lifestyle. This recipe brings the aromatic warmth of sage, blended harmoniously with quality ground meat, creating a sausage that's not only rich in flavor but also aligns beautifully with the low carb and keto lifestyles.

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5-Ingredient Cauliflower Puree 🥬

Elevate your side dish selection with my Cauliflower Puree recipe. This creamy puree is not only simple to make but also offers a light and healthy alternative to traditional mashed potatoes. Its subtle, nutty flavor from roasted cauliflower makes it a versatile companion to a variety of main dishes, enhancing any meal with its smooth texture.

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Crispy Oven Roasted Chicken 🍗

I’m thrilled to share my go-to recipe for oven roasted chicken. It's not just about a delicious meal; it's about creating moments that matter. This low-carb, keto-friendly recipe turns a simple meal into an occasion, with minimal fuss and maximum flavor.

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butter roasted pumpkin seeds are delicious

Butter Roasted Pumpkin Seeds


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Easy Sauteed Mushrooms  🍄

Jazz up your meals with my Easy Sauteed Mushrooms. This straightforward recipe brings out the rich, umami flavor of mushrooms, making it the ideal companion for steaks or as a delicious standalone side. It's quick to prepare and sure to impress.

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A close-up of fresh spinach being sautéed in a skillet with steam rising, showing a wooden spatula stirring the vibrant green leaves.

Sautéed Spinach with Bacon 🥬

Savor the delightful combination of crispy bacon and tender spinach in our easy Sautéed Spinach with Bacon recipe. Perfect for a quick and flavorful side dish, this dish is sure to satisfy your cravings with every bite!

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A close-up shot of perfectly crispy bacon slices stacked on top of each other, showcasing their rich brown color and slightly curled edges, placed on a white parchment paper background.

How to Cook Bacon in the Oven 🥓

Cooking bacon in the oven is a neat trick to get perfectly crispy strips without the mess of frying. It’s straightforward, less greasy, and allows you to cook large batches all at once. Perfect for adding a savory crunch to your breakfast, burgers, or salads.

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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.