Slow-Cooker Meatballs with Roasted Spaghetti Squash

Slow Cooker Meatballs

I’m blogging for a good cause today! It’s World Diabetes Awareness Day so I made you a diabetic-friendly meal! It’s low-carb and also gluten free. Tender, flavorful meatballs are slow-cooked in tomato sauce and served with roasted spaghetti squash. I replaced the bread crumbs in the meatballs with Parmesan cheese and swapped out the high-carb… 

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Spicy Meatball Homemade SpaghettiOs

Spicy Meatball SpaghettiO's

Homemade spaghettiOs with meatballs, black olives and a spicy sauce. I never really did enjoy eating spaghettiOs. Not even as a kid. My palate was more sophisticated, likely from all the homemade sauce my Mom fed us. That weak imitation stuff in a can just didn’t taste good even back then.

Ricotta Cheese Meatballs

Ricotta Meatballs

Like a lightening bolt from the sky I suddenly had a silly idea to try some new recipes for meatballs. From famous chefs. I say silly because there’s nothing wrong with my original, the ones I’ve made. . . like. . . forever. The issue is forever. Nothing is forever. Not even meatballs. Soon after… 

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Italian Wedding Soup

Italian Wedding Soup 2

Meatballs marry leafy greens, pasta and carrots to live happily ever after in this Italian Wedding Soup. While this is a popular soup for weddings the name refers to the vegetables and meats marrying well together. Minestrata Maritata. Married soup. This Italian American version is lighter than the traditional Neapolitan version that uses an abundance… 

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Almost Famous: Ikea’s Swedish Meatballs

Almost Famous IKEA's Swedish Meatballs

I never met a meatball I didn’t like! Swedish included. These tender, baked Swedish meatballs with creamy gravy could be the poster child for comfort food! The lingonberry jam that is traditionally served alongside is a wonderful complement to the mild seasonings of allspice and Worcestershire found in the meatballs. If you can’t find lingonberry… 

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