Recipes

Dijon Red Potato Salad

Dijon Red Potato Salad

 This Dijon Red Potato Salad recipe is an easy potato salad that can be customized a million ways to suit your taste buds! When I was starting on a low carb diet due to my weight loss surgery, I wanted to have a dish I could make for family bbq's or for special...

Crock Pot Roast Beef

Crock Pot Roast Beef

A great low carb option is roast beef! It is super easy, especially when you use the crock pot to make it. You can have it ready and waiting when you get home for the day. It is quick to get it ready in the morning before you walk out the door. You can add in some...

Turkey Bean Enchiladas

Turkey Bean Enchiladas

This Turkey Bean Enchilada recipe is a great way to make a healthy dinner that has a little variety for your family. I love mexican food as you probably have figured out if you are a regular here on Detours in Life. I make all kinds of different varieties and when I...

5 Quick Weeknight Meals

5 Quick Weeknight Meals

Time - one of those things we all wish we had more of especially when it comes to getting home and getting dinner on the table. Here are 5 quick weeknight meals that will help you get dinner on the table fast so that everyone can sit down and eat together! Crock Pot...

Quick Breakfast Quiche For 1

Quick Breakfast Quiche For 1

Breakfast is one of those meals that seems to be hurried and it is easier to reach for something that is not as healthy when trying to eat low carb. At our house, mornings are CRAZY! I'm trying to get everyone fed, lunches packed, and out the door. This Quick...

Harvard Beets

Since I was a young child, I have LOVED beets. My Mom used to fix these all the time and it was one of my favorite foods. They are so good for you and contain iron. This recipe makes them a little sweet and is a great introduction to beets if you have stayed away from...

BBQ Chicken Omelet

BBQ Chicken Omelet

When we when on our first cruise on the Disney Wonder several years ago, for the Farewell Breakfast on the last day, I had the most amazing omelet. It had BBQ Chicken and Monterey Jack Cheese and it was the first time I actually had an omelet. I know, I'm a big food...

Baked Turkey and Jack Cheese Chimichangas

Baked Turkey and Jack Cheese Chimichangas

 I absolutely LOVE to make mexican food. For some reason, it just satisfies me and often times really fills me up! This recipe is no exception. These Turkey Chimichangas are easy to make for a weeknight dinner, and if you are smaller family there is enough...

Pork Medallions with Balsamic-Shallot Sauce

Pork Medallions with Balsamic-Shallot Sauce

This is one of the first high protein meals that I began to fix after my bariatric surgery. This meal packs over 30g of protein and less than 7g of carbs per serving and taste wonderful! Pork Medallions with Balsamic-Shallot Sauce is easy to make but taste like it...

Million Dollar Pie

Million Dollar Pie

Recipes that my grandmother used to make for family get togethers are always special to me. She made this one a few times and each time, I LOVED it. I have made this for work pot lucks and everyone loves it as well. You can customize it a little if you need, by...

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