Tuna Macaroni Salad

Tuna Macaroni Salad that is loaded with protein a low in calories.

My lovely mom “Joanne” is 85 next month ❤️ and she makes the best Tuna Macaroni Salad in the universe. Unfortunately, she suffers with severe arthritis, so she doesn’t cook too much any more. Luckily, my Dad does still cook and I know he makes this on occasion for her. Back at our ranch, I… Read More

137 Calorie Breakfast Power Taco

I was about to fall asleep last night, but was craving tacos 😁. I began to think about how I could have tacos in the morning 😁, but stick to my low calorie, low(er) carbohydrate plan without using a tortilla. I eat 1 egg every day for breakfast anyway, so this was a no brainer…. Read More

Healthy Stuffed Pork Loin

Here we go again guys…I’m trying desperately to lose a couple pounds for a vacation coming up, and at 49 (50 next month 😳), it’s really REALLY been difficult. I’ve managed to lose 8 pounds in 2 months, but maaaaan it is way harder than it has ever been. What I have noticed that works… Read More

Thrifty Yellow & Pink Spring Porch

I waited for the sun ☀️ to show up all day today, so my Thrifty Yellow & Pink Spring Porch photos would look all warm and pretty. Well, at about 3:00pm I finally gave up because the clouds were not budging. Wouldn’t you know that exactly 30 minutes after I finished the photo shoot, the… Read More

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