Cooking

Homemade Ice Cream Basics

Homemade Ice Cream Basics -by amber's hands-

You love ice cream, don’t you? If you don’t, I’m not sure we can be friends. I mean, unless you give me your ice cream. Then I’ll be your bestie. For life, yo.

I have to say, in the realm of delicious ice cream, homemade ice cream is up on the very tippy top of the list. When made well, homemade ice cream kicks store bought ice cream’s butt. But you have to know how to do it well, and I’m here to give you all the deets. And I’m even telling you how to make amazing homemade low carb ice cream. Yessiree, I still eat ice cream while eating keto.

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Asian Lettuce Wraps with Ginger Peanut Sauce

Asian Lettuce Wraps with Ginger Peanut Sauce -by amber's hands-

Do you like to cook? I do. (Duh, Amber. You’re a food blogger. Of course you like to cook.) I love to throw parties and make super amazing food for people. It’s a form of love, I think: feeding people. But feeding small people– my children– on a daily basis does not always bring me loving feelings. Let’s face it, kids can be picky. They complain easily when they find out you’re not making their favorite meal. And dinner comes around Every. Dang. Day. It’s relentless. Enter: Asian Lettuce Wraps.

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Bourbon Maple Keto Barbecue Sauce

Bourbon Maple Keto BBQ Sauce -by amber's hands-

It’s barbecue season! Ok, I will happily eat barbecue any time of the year, but it’s basically a requirement for summertime. And what is barbecue without barbecue sauce? Unfortunately, most store-bought barbecue sauce is essentially pure sugar. What’s a keto mama like myself to do? Throw together this bourbon maple keto barbecue sauce, of course!

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Beef and Cauliflower Rice Skillet Meal

Beef and Cauliflower Rice Skillet Meal -by amber's hands-

I am, by most standards, what many would call a “foodie” (even though I’m not a huge fan of the term.) And while it’s true that these days you’ll find us on our date nights at some of the Twin Cities’ best restaurants, the food I ate growing up was quite humble. Many of our family meals contained cans of condensed soup, Ritz crackers, and boxed potato products. I avoid most processed ingredients like those now, but I still find the flavors of my childhood to be very comforting. Enter: this beef and cauliflower rice skillet.

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