Low Carb Taco Pizza with Cauliflower Crust

Low Carb Taco Pizza with Cauliflower Crust | Mini Van Dreams

About two months ago, I joined MacroEd and began eating a macro-style diet.  While not for everyone, eating to my macro nutrients (fats, carbs, and proteins) and not just to calories has helped me lose 13 pounds in 8 weeks.  It has been eye opening the foods that have carbs in them that you normally do not think about.  One of my favorite foods is pizza… and I knew I had to find a lower-carb alternative quickly.

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Memories of Grandma & THE Apple Dumpling Recipe

My Grandma (dad’s mom) died when I was six.  I don’t remember much of her, just bits and pieces.  I don’t honestly know how much I remember and how much has been told to me through the years.  The lines are rather blurry.  The one thing I do have of hers is the apple dumpling recipe she used to make all the time.  It is so sad when recipes like this get lost in time – just this week I purchased an estate lot of handwritten recipes off eBay.  Someone’s kids probably didn’t want them and sent them to auction – maybe I will find some good ones.  If not, just the idea of someone hand writing these recipes is amazing… just like the recipe notebooks Grandma used to have.

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Pepperoni Pizza Chili

Pepperoni Pizza Chili via Mini Van Dreams

Pepperoni Pizza Chili– the best of both worlds.  You can’t beat a good pot of chili or a pepperoni pizza.  This recipe for pepperoni pizza chili is both… perfect for football season or a cool fall day after raking leaves.  Definitely, make this one your own– throw in your favorite pizza toppings.  Black olives.  Mushrooms. Green peppers.  Yum.  Enjoy!

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