This cheesy broccoli soup leaves out the potatoes while maintaining a nice texture and scrumptious taste. It makes a healthy and filling dinner with leftovers for lunch the next day. Leftovers also freeze well for weeks to come.
I adapted this recipe from broccoli soup my mom has made for years. I substituted cauliflower instead of potatoes to lower the carb count.… Continue reading →
With just four ingredients and a blender or food processor, you can make this delicious strawberry ice cream. If you don’t have a good food processor or high-end blender, you may need to use the whole can of sweetened, condensed milk and the consistency won’t be as thick unless you freeze it before eating it. It’ll still taste fantastic, though.… Continue reading →
One of the hardest parts of sticking with any diet or eating plan is figuring out what to eat. Having steak every day for dinner on your low carb diet sounds great in theory, but even steak gets old after awhile, not to mention really expensive.
In order to maintain my weight loss, I am always on the lookout for different low carb recipes to try.… Continue reading →
This delicious beefy French onion soup recipe is easy to throw together with any inexpensive beef you might have found on sale or already have in your freezer. Be sure to thaw frozen beef before beginning the recipe. I prefer to use Vidalia or other sweet onions, but any large, yellow onions will do.
Those who don’t follow alow carb eating plan can add some French bread or croutons prior to sprinkling the cheese at the end, for a more traditional French onion soup.… Continue reading →
This is turning out to be a banner year for LivingWithBeth.com in many ways. Readership has really taken off, and I wrote my first book, which is currently #1 in its Kindle category on Amazon.com.
Many visitors arrive at LivingWithBeth.com from Pinterest, most often to view my recipes and genealogy posts. I decided to delve into Google Analytics and find the recipes that received the most clicks from Pinterest.… Continue reading →
For a long time, I thought I was getting a pretty decent deal on groceries by matching coupons with sales. It turns out that there’s a much better way.
For this month’s LivingWithBeth Cash Savings Challenge, I’m spilling the beans on how to really save money on groceries. It has nothing to do with sales or coupons.
Weekly meal planning does help, but only to the degree that you can limit the items that you buy.… Continue reading →
I’m a big fan of spinach and artichoke dip and have tried various recipes over the years. This recipe is based on my experimenting with a variety of different spinach and artichoke dip recipes, and it blows everything else out of the water. It’s also super quick and easy to prepare.
I make this recipe regularly just to eat at home, but it’s fantastic for potluck lunches, picnics and special occasions, too. … Continue reading →
This salad is known around my house as the “fruity salad,” a name given by my husband, who is always glad when I make it. My six-year-old also likes it, minus the dried cranberries. Kids tend to enjoy eating sweet fruits such as mandarin oranges, and who doesn’t like walnuts?
The recipe is incredibly easy to make – just throw together all of the ingredients in a bowl.… Continue reading →
These tasty pumpkin chocolate chip muffins offer an alternative to cupcakes, are easy to transport and don’t need icing. They also freeze well, so you can keep some on hand for those occasions when a child suddenly announces she needs to take a snack to school the next day.
If you like, you can use 2 cups of sugar instead of 1 cup sugar and one cup Splenda.… Continue reading →
One of the best ways to save money in your grocery budget is to make good use of leftovers. Rice and beans are already an extremely cheap meal to make.
Rice costs a dollar a pound – or less – if you buy it at the dollar store or Walmart. You can use it in a variety of dishes. I sometimes make a boatload of it over the weekend to use in recipes throughout the following week.… Continue reading →