Author: Tessa Ludwig

Chicken Cauliflower Enchilada Casserole

Chicken Cauliflower Enchilada Casserole is a recipe in honor of one of my most dedicated clients. It is one of her favorite recipes that I am finally sharing with everyone. P.O. started with me as a client 9 months ago, working hard to make a huge transformation in her life. She continues to remain just […]

Egg Roll Bowls

Egg Roll Bowls Most people are spending today preparing and eating their favorite appetizers. My household is not! For the 1st time ever in my life, I will not be watching the Super Bowl. Instead, I get to coach my daughter in a volleyball tournament and I couldn’t be happier doing so. It has been […]

Shredded Chicken, Broccoli, Cheddar Soup

Shredded Chicken, Broccoli, Cheddar Soup On one of our busy evenings last winter, when my husband was traveling for work, I pulled what I had in the fridge that sounded like it could go together and threw it in my Instant Pot for 5-6 minutes. We then left for all our evening activities and came […]

Traditions From Generation to Generation

Traditions From Generation to Generation Gluten-Free Kolacky Cookies The holidays are a time when I get out all the old family recipes and spend hours in the kitchen baking for my husband, kids, and family. There is something about the smell of a fresh batch of cookies coming out of the oven that makes us […]

Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen Many of you know from previous posts that my youngest son, Nick, was born with severe cardiac issues and has undergone multiple surgeries and procedures. Because of his health issues on March 9th, 2020 we made the decision, with guidance from his doctor, to quarantine our family to see how the […]

Low-carb Gluten Free Gumbo

Low-carb Gluten Free Gumbo You are probably looking at this Gumbo picture thinking that doesn’t look like traditional Gumbo, but trust me, it has all the same great flavors and is sure to fulfil any comfort food cravings you are having! This Gumbo is different in color because it is not started with a traditional […]

Gluten Free Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies

Gluten Free Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies Happy Halloween! The day to indulge in stealing all the best candy out of your kids trick-or-treat bag is here. Or you can make this tasty gluten free “pumpkin” spin on snickerdoodle cookies. It’s spooky how tasty they are and so good you wouldn’t even know they were gluten free.

Gluten Free Teriyaki Chicken Stir-fry

My kids love teriyaki chicken, but with most restaurants using teriyaki sauce that has gluten, my daughter hasn’t been able to order it out very often. So, I decided to start making it at home. Thank you Coconut Secrets for your gluten free/soy free teriyaki sauce! Now we can have a great low-carb, high protein […]

Low-Carb Chicken Parmesan with Homemade Vodka Sauce

What do you do when you make way too much vodka sauce for your son’s football spaghetti feed? Even with giving 8 cups away to your Aunt as a thank you to her for letting you borrow her big pots and warmers….you get creative with left overs! I can’t ever bring myself to throw this […]

Back to school “No Bake Protein Cookies”

It’s that time of year where food prep is key in our household in order to continue to have good nutrition. We try to keep our Sunday afternoons fairly quiet to make this actually happen. The kids always jump in to help me with this daunting task. Our main go to preps are, of course, […]