How To Cook Bacon in a Cast Iron Skillet

Wondering how to cook bacon in a cast iron skillet? You’re in the right place! Plus…keep reading for a FREE BACON offer! We find that using cast iron gives bacon a delectable crunch that no other cooking method can quite re-produce. We also like to cook bacon in the oven, but it takes a little more time and heats up the house a bit too much in the summer.   To cook bacon in a cast iron skillet you’ll need: Cast Iron Skillet Grease Splatter Screen Clear Lid to fit Skillet (optional) Plate with paper towels Tongs Bacon (ButcherBox) 2 …

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Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Pumpkin Spice Muffins These are our favorite pumpkin muffin recipe. The mashed banana is the secret ingredient that brings the flavors all together. This recipe makes 32 muffins. Cuisine: Traditional Recipes Servings: 32 Muffins Calories: 126kcal Author: Tara Wright Ingredients15 ounce pumpkin puree (can)1 Banana (mashed)4 large egg (lightly beaten)1 tbsp Pure Vanilla Extract1 tbsp Pumpkin Pie Spice1 tbsp cinnamon1/2 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk (or milk of choice)1/2 cup olive oil1 cup coconut sugar1/2 cup Organic Unsulphured Blackstrap Molasses1 cup Spelt Flour1/2 cup Garbanzo Bean Flour1/2 cup almond flour2 tsp baking powder2 tsp Baking …

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Cauliflower Breadsticks with Cheese

These delicious cauliflower bread-sticks have all the taste of the traditional ones without all the carbs and calories. The egg and cheese inside of the cauliflower work well to hold the crust together. It really doesn’t fall apart unless you skip getting the moisture out! Print Recipe 5 from 1 vote Cauliflower Breadsticks These breadsticks are incredibly delicious. Though, I needed a fork to eat them.This makes a pretty large batch of breadsticks. You’ll need two pans. One serving is 1/4 of one pan. Prep Time20 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time1 hr 10 mins Cuisine: Traditional Recipes Servings: 8 servings Calories: …

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Chocolate Mocha Fruit Dip

Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Chocolate Mocha Fruit Dip This ultra-healthy low calorie chocolate fruit dip is made with a base of tofu. It’s incredibly creamy and delicious. We love using it as a dip for apples, strawberries or as a topping for fruit salad. Cuisine: Traditional Recipes Servings: 12 people Calories: 30kcal Author: Tara Wright Ingredients1 package Mori Nu Soft Tofu1 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract1 tbsp Honey1/3 tsp Espresso Powder1/4 cup Cacao Powder InstructionsCombine all ingredients in a blender or food processor Process until smooth & creamy Chill at least 4 hours Serve as a light & fluffy …

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Lemon/Lime Fruit Dip

Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Healthy Lemon/Lime Fruit Dip This refined sugar free lemon-lime fruit dip is light and refreshing. We enjoy it with sliced apples, pears and strawberries. Cuisine: Traditional Recipes Servings: 12 people Calories: 10kcal Author: Tara Wright Ingredients1 pkg Mori Nu Soft Tofu1 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract1 tbsp Honey5 drops Young Living Lemon Vitality Essential Oil3 drops Young Living Lime Vitality Essential Oil InstructionsCombine all ingredients in a blender or food processor Process until smooth & creamy Chill at least 4 hours Serve as a light & fluffy pudding or a delicious fruit dip. NutritionCalories: 10kcal …

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Roasted Chickpeas

Roasted Chickpeas are delicious, nutritious and easy to make. They are fantastic to use as a substitute for croutons on a salad or a crunchy snack. Chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans are a great source of protein, fiber, manganese, folate and dietary iron. Munch away! Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Roasted Chickpeas Craving a crunch snack? Looking for a healthy alternative to chips? These roasted chickpeas hit the spot! You can use canned chickpeas or purchase dry chickpeas and cook them to package directions. Some of my favorite seasonings to use include: Roasted Garlic (Penzy’s) & Salt Salt …

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Low Sugar Keto Cranberry Sauce Recipe

As we approached the holidays, my husband asked if I could create a keto cranberry sauce recipe! One that wouldn’t leave him missing out on one of his favorite holiday dishes. Inspired to create an end result with full flavor, I played around with some ‘secret ingredients’ until I got the flavors just right. This Keto Cranberry Sauce is utter cranberry perfection. Just a little bit goes a long way. This means you CAN have your Cranberry Sauce while on a Keto Diet. All you have to do is make it yourself. It’s really very easy and after you’ve made …

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Easy Roasted Potatoes

Did you say POTATOES??? My mother­-in­-law is a HUGE fan of potatoes and so are we. These versatile starchy veggie can be eaten in many ways. This is our family’s favorite way to quickly have crunchy potatoes in the oven or on the grill. You can use Fingerling (the small skinny potatoes pictured) or baby potatoes for this recipe. You can also cut up regular potatoes into small pieces and use those. This recipe is very flexible. Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Easy Roasted Fingerling Potatoes Prep Time15 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time45 mins Cuisine: Traditional Recipes Servings: 5 People Calories: 255kcal Author: Tara Wright Ingredients2 …

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I didn’t try Brussels sprouts until I was in my 30’s…big mistake! Ever since discovering how delicious they are roasted with various flavors­­it has been a staple in my home. This is my basic recipe. Search Brussels Sprouts in the search bar to find all the wonderful flavor combinations we have come up with over the years. Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Roasted Brussels Sprouts Roasted Brussel Sprouts are one of our favorite side dishes. Prep Time30 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr 15 mins Cuisine: Traditional Recipes Servings: 8 People Calories: 114kcal Author: Tara Wright Ingredients4 cups Brussels Sprouts1/4 cup grapeseed oil1 …

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Roasted Cabbage

Roasted cabbage is one of the most often requested foods in our home. We even hear the kids asking friends when they come over “Have you ever tried roasted cabbage…?” Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Roasted Cabbage This kid approved vegetable is versatile and easy to make. All you need are some basic ingredients in your pantry and a cabbage! Prep Time10 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time50 mins Cuisine: Traditional Recipes Servings: 4 People Calories: 99kcal Author: Tara Wright Ingredients1 Cabbage3 tbsp Grapeseed oilSaltGround Black PepperGarlic Powder (optional) InstructionsPreheat oven to 400 degrees There are two ways to prepare roasted cabbage. Option 1: Slice …