Sugar Free BBQ Pulled Pork with Broccoli Slaw

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I recently saw one of those click-bait type posts on Facebook about a two-ingredient BBQ sauce and I was intrigued. The recipe used ketchup and a can of soda… not exactly what I think of for a solid BBQ sauce, but it got me thinking maybe I could use a can of stevia-sweetened soda to create a simple sugar free BBQ sauce for our family’s favorite slow cooked pulled pork. The result was yummy, y’all! 


Fiesta Creamed Cauliflower

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I’m officially a fan of cauliflower. And I’m a fan of green chilies. Putting green chilies in creamy, cheesy baked cauliflower is one of the best darn ideas I’ve ever had. The only problem is this is not the most photogenic dish. Isn’t that the trouble with all really yummy food? Tastes great, doesn’t exactly ring any bells with pictures, though. But, with food (as with life), taste always trumps appearance – and this Fiesta Creamed Cauliflower has that in spades.


No Pasta Salad

Pasta salad is a favorite summer side dish in our family. Light, creamy, and cool – it’s the perfect side for grilled meats. We’re not really into pasta right now, since we’ve been enjoying losing weight on the Trim Healthy Mama eating plan.  But with a few simple changes we were happily enjoying a delicious […]

Mustard Potato Salad

Texans have a thing for the color yellow. Yellow roses. Yellow ribbons for soldiers. And yummy yellow potato salad. Of course, around here you say “yella.” This recipe is from my Nanny, handed down to my mother – and a favorite of mine. We love this dish served with Crock Pot BBQ pork sandwiches. I […]