Pavlova Recipe

Pavlovas float like clouds NAMEPavlova DESCRIPTIONWhen I attended Interlochen Arts Academy, I lived on the same floor as bun heads. They would stretch and do their ballet exercises in the hallway. There are terrible secrets lurking under those delicate shoes. I am not a fan. However, I love Pavlovas. This airy, cloud-like dessert floats across the tongue. It redeems the whole idea

Cooking for the Holidays

Generally, Labor Day brings the end of my summer and a feeling of sadness. Some weirdos think that fall is awesome. Not me! I love spring and summer. My wife and I often walk in the sunshine and lay out on the beach. Even my ragdoll cat, Mr. Fortune the Little Kitty, enjoys being outside on the patio to menace birds from

Broccoli and Pomegranate Salad

Broccoli and Pomegranate Salad

My spin on the classic Hoosier Broccoli Salad is Broccoli and Pomegranate Salad RECIPE NAMEBroccoli and Pomegranate Salad DESCRIPTIONEach year in December, the Mother gifts me with fresh pomegranates. She celebrates the coming of winter with Persephone’s favorite food. According to ancient Greek myth, the goddess couldn’t resist the seeds when given them by her husband in the Underworld. He was a

Pizza Meatza Recipe

Pizza Meatza satisfies cravings KetoLuxe style RECIPE NAMEPizza Meatza DESCRIPTIONI absolutely love pizza. It’s in my blood. The Mother lived on pizza while pregnant with me. From the franchise my family co-owned, my dad brought it to serve the entire maternity ward when I was born. A staple food of my life, I’ve eaten pizza for dinner, celebrations, and quick bites. So,

What is KetoLuxe?

We believe in living KetoLuxe: KetoLuxe is Chef Alexa Lemley’s version of the ketogenic diet. By eating low-carb, gluten-free, and whole foods, you benefit from a healthy diet. KetoLuxe also includes surrounding yourself with quality items to cook with and in. Ingredients don’t have to be expensive or fancy to nourish yourself and those you love well. Make yourself a priority by

Salty Prawns Recipe

Head-on prawns are one of my favorite foods. The flavor is intensified by having the head on (but you can make them with headless shrimp if you want). Combined with fresh herbs and salt, these are a perfect dish for entertaining and special occasions. No one will even realize you’re feeding them keto foods (unless you tell them). This recipe is gluten-free,

Meet Chef Alexa

  Earlier this year, our primary care physician diagnosed my wife with severe Type 2 Diabetes. Sam started taking daily insulin injections and Metformin. The doctor also suggested that my wife adopt the diabetic diet. Wow! What a shock to our lifestyle. I knew we needed to a make a change—and fast. Immediately, we started following the American Diabetes Association guidelines for

KetoLuxe Candied Bacon on a Stick

RECIPE NAME Candied Bacon on a Stick No one will miss the sugar in this keto Candied Bacon on a Stick DESCRIPTION My Artisan Foodworks catering customers love Candied Bacon on a Stick. At least 75% of the events Artisan Foodworks caters serve it. Since many people ask me for the original recipe I included it in the Hoosier Harvest Cookbook. So, I

What is KetoLuxe?

We believe in living KetoLuxe: KetoLuxe is Chef Alexa Lemley’s version of the ketogenic lifestyle. By eating low-carb, gluten-free, and whole foods, you benefit from a healthy diet. KetoLuxe also includes surrounding yourself with quality items to cook with and in. Ingredients don’t have to be expensive or fancy to nourish yourself and those you love well. Make yourself a priority by