Shrimp and Cucumber Noodle Salad with Thai Flavors (Low-Carb, Gluten-Free)

It's the first day of a brand new month, which usually means I'll be sharing one of my round-up of 25 Deliciously Healthy Low-Carb Recipes from the previous month. But I'm pretty sure most people aren't thinking about low-carb menu planning on the week of July 4th, so we'll get back to that after the holiday! Plus in Utah it's hot, hot, hot, with temperatures still hovering around 100F for five days straight now, and that kind of weather can really make you appreciate a cooling dish like this Shrimp and Cucumber Noodle Salad with Thai Flavors ....more

My Favorite Zoodles: Mediterranean Zucchini Noodles

Have you gotten on the zucchini noodles bandwagon yet? I admit I was kind of a late adopter of zucchini noodles (also called zoodles), but now I'm really smitten with them. I keep thinking up new ways to jazz them up with interesting toppings. ...more

Lentil Salad with Green Olives, Red Bell Pepper, Green Onion, and Herbs (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

If you're looking for a slightly unusual salad for a picnic or holiday pot-luck, try this Lentil Salad with Green Olives, Red Bell Pepper, Green Onion, and Greek Oregano. Last night I got home from Chicago, where I had fun attending Eat Write Retreat, hanging out with my friend Stephanie, eating at some favorite spots like Greek Islands and Frontera Grill, and meeting a some food bloggers that I'd known online but hadn't met in person. While I was gone Salt Lake has been having a heat wave, with temperatures hovering around 100F for a few days now, so cold food like this favorite lentil salad are sounding good! ...more

Crockpot Sriracha Chicken Tacos with Caramelized Pineapple Salsa from CrockPot Gourmet

Crockpot Sriracha Chicken Tacos with Caramelized Pineapple Salsa and Creamy Avocado Jalapeno Sauce, yes please! (Photos from Crockpot Gourmet.) A few months ago I posted a round-up of 65+ Amazing Recipes for Beef, Pork, and Chicken Tacos from Food Bloggers, and this recipe will definitely get added to that post. But when I spotted Crockpot Sriracha Chicken Tacos with Caramelized Pineapple Salsa at CrockPot Gourmet...more

Quick and Easy BLT Salad (Low-Carb, Paleo, Gluten-Free)

When you need a quick lunch or pot-luck salad, this Quick and Easy BLT Salad will hit the spot! By the time you read this I'll be headed for Chicago, where I'll be attending Eat Write Retreat...more

Slow Cooker Char Siu Pork from Andrea Meyers

Char Siu pork like you'd get in a Chinese restaurant, and Andrea Meyers has the recipe for you to make it at home! (Photo from Andrea Meyers.) Char Siu pork is the Chinese version of barbecued pork, and I think this Slow Cooker Char Siu Pork from Andrea Meyers looks just like the Char Siu pork I've enjoyed in Chinese restaurants. Don't you love it when you can make one of your favorite restaurant dishes at home in the slow cooker! ...more

Vegan Tacos Topped With Easy Guacamole and Homemade Taco Sauce

Some kind of Mexican food is usually one of the first things to pop into my mind when I think about Meatless Monday dinner. I love to pile veggies as a garnish on all kinds of meatless tacos, burritos, and quesadillas—but Vegan Family Recipes kicks things up a notch and uses a mix of raw and quickly cooked vegetables as the filling in these delicious-sounding Veggie Tacos. ...more

Slow Cooker Cuban Sliders from Bev Cooks

Here's a dad-friendly summer dinner to wish all the dads happy Father's Day! (Photos from Bev Cooks.) It's Father's Day in the U.S. and I hope you're celebrating with your dad, the father or your kids, or just a dad who has influenced your life in some way. Since this is dad's big day, I thought I'd share this idea for a Slow Cooker Summer Dinner that definitely sounds like a dad-friendly meal ....more

Grilled Asparagus with Parmesan (Low-Carb, Gluten-Free)

I think Grilled Asparagus with Parmesan is a great vegetable side dish for any summer holiday celebration. It's Father's Day, a day that's definitely full of mixed emotions for me. ...more

20 Low-Carb Dad-Friendly Grilling Ideas for Father's Day

For every health-conscious dad who loves food from the grill, here are 20 Low-Carb Dad-Friendly Grilling Ideas for Father's Day! (For Friday Flashbacks I feature favorite recipes from the past that have been my personal favorites, and all these Dad-Friendly Grilling Ideas are favorite recipes....more