jalapeno corn bacon salsa party dip recipe-2

Need a great party salsa besides the typical tomato type? This corn jalapeno bacon salsa/dip is just the thing! Just a few minutes and a few ingredients, and you’re on your way to Yum-Town.


Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Popper Chicken Recipe

My husband pulled me aside after dinner & said “THANK YOU for remembering this bacon-wrapped jalapeño popper chicken recipe. I’d forgotten & it is SO GOOD.”


cauliflower blended soup recipe

I wanted to make something sort of like that (BACON!) but lighter. I used roasted cauliflower for the bulk of the soup, with just a few potatoes to thicken it without adding the weird glossiness arrowroot can lend if you use too much of it, and of course without corn starch.


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When I opened another paper shipping envelope and this fell out, I might have gasped a little. How scandalous! With so many paleo books focusing on ultimate health and fitness, to see an entire book devoted to chocolate seemed almost sinful. Kelly Brozyna of The Spunky Coconut has created a masterpiece here, with The Paleo


Paleo Cauliflower Hummus

This book. Is. A. Gamechanger. There are books explaining the hows and whys of Paleo, which might have a few recipes. Then there are cookbooks with lots of Paleo recipes and full-color photos, and usually a brief introduction and maybe a shopping list or “how to stock your pantry” type feature. But Practical Paleo by


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You know those bacon-wrapped jalapeno poppers that are filled with cream cheese? I could eat about 100 of them at a time. I LOVE them. But I rarely make them because carefully scooping all of the seeds out of the jalapenos is a bit time consuming, and I’m always afraid I’ll get pepper juice in


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Tonight’s dinner was fantastically fresh. BLT Summer rolls, blanched veggies, and a ranch sauce for dipping. When I read this BlogHer post, I became obsessed with finding rice paper. Easier said than done… but finally I found a “hole in the wall” Asian grocery store, and they had them. So I happily carted them home,


This post brought to you by TABASCO® Original Red. All opinions are 100% mine. TABASCO asked if I’d like to try out their Original Red hot sauce and develop a recipe for Superbowl parties. I love hot sauce, though I don’t eat it too often, so I jumped at the chance to use some creativity


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This is more of a dessert than an appetizer, by far. The dates sort of caramelize inside of the bacon, and the bacon lends a nice saltiness and crisp. If you’ve never had bacon-wrapped dates, don’t let their rough exterior scare you away – it certainly doesn’t detract from their deliciousness. Preheat the oven to


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For my spinach salad recipe (which we took to Paige and Greg’s house for Thanksgiving), I needed to cook a pound of bacon. I didn’t feel like doing batch after batch in a pan, so I cooked it in the oven. So easy! You know that pre-cooked bacon you can buy in the store? You


Twice Baked Potatoes & Potato Skins – Make & Freeze

I think this is the last “make and freeze” recipe I had saved up from when I was pregnant. We got a huge bag of potatoes and I did various things with them, so they’d be available for quick meals, sides, or snacks when I was going to be occupied with a newborn and too


Grain-Free Bacon Drop Biscuits

If you’ve been reading my blog at all in the last year, you know I love my coconut flour. And you also know I love bacon. So today when I got the hankering to bake something new, and flipped through Cooking with Coconut Flour, as soon as my eyes hit “Bacon Drop Biscuits” I gasped.



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