BBQ Rubbed Drumsticks with Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese

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BBQ Rubbed Drumsticks

Tessa Ludwig
BBQ drumsticks is an easy cost efficient recipe to serve any day of the week. They are choice of meat great when you have a large crowd over for a BBQ.
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Prep Time 1 hr 35 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8 :6 oz. servings
Calories 276 kcal




  • 3 lbs. good quality chicken drumsticks
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper *optional more if you like spicy
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp sea salt more if desired
  • 1/2 tsp stevia or monk fruit



  • Mix all seasonings in a bowl.
  • Place ½ the seasoning in the bottom of a zip lock bag
  • Add drumsticks, then add the rest of the seasoning. Seal bag, toss until drumsticks are evenly coated.
  • Place in the fridge and marinate for at least 1 hour or over night.


  • Remove drumsticks from the fridge about 30 minutes before cooking. Preheat grill on high heat.
  • When grill is finished preheating place drumsticks on grill, sear both sides on high heat for 4-5 minutes, watch carefully to avoid flames.
  • After searing turn grill down to low-med heat. Grill drumsticks for an additional 30 minutes rotating several times.
  • Serve with your favorite low-carb sides!


Serving: 6oz.Sodium: 161.4mgSugar: 0.1gFiber: 0.4gPotassium: 28.7mgCholesterol: 135mgCalories: 276kcalPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 3.8gFat: 15.1gProtein: 33.3gCarbohydrates: 1.4g
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Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 168 kcal


  • 3-12 oz bags of chopped/riced cauliflower
  • 2 TBS butter
  • ¼ onion diced
  • 1 TBS Namaste perfect flour blend
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 + tsp sea salt
  • 1 cup of favorite shredded cheese


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place riced cauliflower in a big mixing bowl. Melt butter in medium heavy-duty saucepan. Add diced onion and sauté over medium heat. Turn heat down to low. Add flour, stir until lumps are out. Stir in whipping cream and sour cream. Once all stirred in add cream cheese, stirring until all melted. Pour over riced cauliflower, add sea salt, and mix until well combined. Place mixture in a 13×9 baking pan. Sprinkle top with shredded cheese. Bake for 45-50 minutes.


This recipe makes 12-3/4 cup servings. Calories per serving: 168; Fat per serving: 14g; Carbs per serving: 7g; Protein per serving: 6g.


Calories: 168kcal
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