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Prosciutto-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers with Herb Cream Cheese (Super Healthy & Low Carb)

How to make the best homemade, healthy, low carb jalapeño pepper poppers wrapped in bacon or pancetta. They are baked in the oven or air fryer, not fried in oil. Simple & easy to make stuffed with herb cream cheese. Good for keto or paleo diets.

I love jalapeño poppers. Seriously, they could be my favorite food, especially the ones from Arby’s; I think Arby’s are the best. Unfortunately, Arby’s (and most other commercial pepper poppers) are breaded and deep fried, leaving them laden with carbs, fat, and calories. Since I eat a very low calorie, low carb diet as the result of my bariatric surgery, I can’t manage eating for the rest of the day if I indulge in a couple of pepper poppers. Fortunately for me, this simple and easy recipe from Catherine Baez Sholl of The Fit and Healthy Baker comes to the rescue … Read more

Jalapeño Chicken Corn Bake (featuring #KingsHawaiian Bread)

jalapeno chicken corn bake

Joe and I are always on the lookout for our next favorite recipe. We try all sorts of things, including crockpot meals and meals prepared in the microwave. Our 2-year-old oven broke a couple of weeks ago, so we’ve been using the crockpot and microwave more than ever since then. Yes, I called a repairman, but he didn’t called back. I guess I should call someone else tomorrow. Anyway. We’ve become very resourceful where our microwave is concerned. And also? In the middle of a  heat wave, the microwave is a very smart appliance to use. It doesn’t heat up our … Read more

Jamaican Chicken Nachos

How to make simple and easy Jamaican chicken nachos recipe - These are the best spicy homemade nachos! Quick recipe, good for weeknight dinner!

For the last couple of weeks, I have been unapologetically devouring comfort food. Lots of it. Hot Pockets, pizza, ice cream, baked potatoes with cheese, French fries. I have not exactly been the picture of healthy eating. That’s not the whole story, really. Sometimes, Joe makes healthy food like potato chowder or spaghetti with chicken, and I eat that, too. But if I have a choice, I’ve been really hungry for the less than healthy comfort stuff. I think it has something to do with pregnancy. It’s a good excuse. Several years ago, I hosted a Pampered Chef party, and … Read more