Author: Vickie Starr

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Keto Clam Chowder- Low-Carb and Gluten-Free

There’s nothing more comforting than a bowl of clam chowder. This keto clam chowder will keep you satisfied without breaking your low-carb diet plan. It is a creamy, thick, hearty clam chowder that will have you licking your bowl clean. If you like clam chowder, you’re going to love this low carb version. Even if […]

Zucchini Lasagna with cheese and a red sauce
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Zucchini Lasagna Recipe

If you’re looking for a healthy Italian dish for dinner then you should try this zucchini lasagna recipe, It’s so good.  It really will satisfy your craving for lasagna.  This low carb lasagna with zucchini is so savory and full of flavor you won’t care if you ever have pasta in your lasagna again.  All […]

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Turkey Enchiladas (low carb and healthy)

Tonight is Mexican night. Were going to have turkey enchiladas.   I love using my leftovers and this enchilada recipe is made from a leftover turkey that I made.  These spicy turkey enchiladas are so cheesy and gooey.  The flavors are spicy and savory with the cilantro, cheeses and enchilada sauce.  There is creaminess to […]


Cabbage salad with Turkey

This cabbage salad with turkey is my take on an Asian chicken salad but healthier.  Adding my own little twist to it by using left-over, cooked turkey breast that I had cooked the day before.  It’s important to me to utilize all my leftovers so nothing goes to waste in my kitchen.  I used both green […]


Caprice Salad with Shrimp

If you like caprice salads then you’re going to really love this one with shrimp on it.  This layered salad is so fresh and flavorful with fresh basil.  The fresh basil on the top is so fragrant and delicious. Of course the shrimp takes this caprice salad to another level.  It’s bright and colorful, the […]

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Salmon Salad

Salmon salad is terrific served as a side, main meal, or a spread for sandwiches. I am serving this delicious salad on a leaf of lettuce which makes it a high protein, low carb dish. The flavors in this salmon salad dish are fantastic and the colors are so bright and fresh looking.  You have […]

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Pan Fried Salmon

Pan Fried Salmon This is such a great fish to eat and is full of nutrients.  You only need a few ingredients to make a very flavorful pan-seared salmon dish.   I love this pan-fried salmon with crispy skin recipe. The skin gets so crunchy and has a huge amount of flavor. It adds a […]

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Grilled Sweet Potato

OMG are these sweet potatoes cooked on the Big Green Egg are so delicious. Cooking them on the Big Green Egg gives them a wonderful smokey flavor. The silkiness of the sweet potato with the zest from the lemon is the most delightful combination. I love sweet potatoes, they are such a healthy substitute for […]

mini frittatas in muffin tins

Mini Frittatas with Turkey Sausage

Frittatas are egg-based dishes that are similar to a crustless quiche. These mini frittatas are loaded with healthy proteins and fresh garden veggies. They are a perfect start to your day.   I’m really into inexpensive quick meals. The prep time for this frittata with turkey sausage and fresh garden vegetables is less than 15 […]