I Divorce You!

Don’t own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire. ~Wendell Berry (“Prayers and Sayings of The Mad Farmer”) I’m laughing out loud at that statement.  Mainly because I have said something similar a few times.  Like when we moved to our house north of Knoxville.  We had two…

Keto Bread

My sister reinvented this Keto bread recipe from something I’d sent her and I must say, I was thoroughly suprised that it tasted so good and was SO easy to make. 4 c low-moisture mozzarella 5 large eggs 1 pkg cream cheese 1/2 c almond nut flour, fine ground 2 T.  avocado oil (or olive…

Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Chicken & Potatoes

My husband bought me an Instant Pot recently and well… I was a little bit intimidated by it, since pressure cooking has always been a little bit of a dangerous mystery to me.  But, I was excited to try it.  The first two meals I made were okay, but I overcooked them a bit and…

New Entries Coming Soon!

You’ve stopped and you’ve looked around.  You’re wondering… um… this is pretty good, but what happened Darelina?  You stopped writing a year ago?  Seriously? Well… look no further!  I do aim to please.  New entries are on the way! While you’re here, please take a moment to subscribe to my blog, so you don’t miss…

Beef Stew – THM-Style

Have you ever thought of eating a radish, like it was a potato? No, me either. That is… until a few weeks ago, when I heard from a friend that it turned out really good. So… I tried it myself.  Of course, I didn't follow the exact rules of THM (Trim Healthy Mama), because I…

Nutter Butter Cake – Low Carb & Gluten-Free

I’m dancing in my seat!  This cake turned out so deliciously, that I crammed down three pieces right out of the oven! Dry Ingredients: 1/2 c coconut flour 1/2 c almond flour, finely ground 1/4 c tapioca flour 1/2 c PB2 Powered Peanut Butter 1/4 tsp baking soda   Wet Ingredients: 5 eggs 1/2 c…

On The Other Side…

Got this as an email  and it was too good not to share!   A sick man turned to his doctor as he was preparing to leave the examination room and said, 'Doctor, I am afraid to die. Tell me what lies on the other side.' Very quietly, the doctor said, 'I don't know.' 'You…

Simply Wonderous Waffles

Have no fear!  The waffles are here! You CAN have waffles and still follow Trim Healthy Mama.  Barring that I don't have the THM Baking Blend at this time and only have a few different items that are part of it (almond flour, coconut flour, golden flax meal) I searched online for recipes that used almond…

12 Delicious Passover Recipes

Celebrating Passover week with good food is a fun, adventurous delight.  Here are 12 delicious passover recipes that look so inviting, I can't imagine spending all my meals focused on the same ol' matzah pizza.   12 Delicious Passover Recipes Chocolate Covered Matzo Bark Kohlrabi Carrot Fritters w/ Avocado Cream Sauce – an excellent latke replacement, if you…

My Favorite Artist

My daughter (11) is an amazing artist.  She blows me away with her drawings.  She took one class from an artist and took what she learned from him and alot of art videos on YouTube and has been turning those instructions into great art since.  Her goal, she tells me is to become a famous artist…