Making your own ice cream…

I have a Cuisinart 1.5 qt. Ice Cream Maker and this is what works for me. Milk or Milk Substitutes : You can substitute lower fat creams (e.g., half and half), milk (reduced fat or lowfat) as well as non-dairy milks (almond, coconut) for heavy cream and whole milk used in many recipes. However, keep... Continue Reading →

Butters, Sauces and Gravies

Sometimes it's hard to get the fats in. Fats are a lever, meaning you don't have to get them all in everyday, but they do help keep the hunger away. Here is some information on fats and why we need it. One of my favorite ways to add fats is to add sauces, compound butters... Continue Reading →

Fried “Apples” Keto Style

If you're missing apples, this idea can help. Not the same as a raw apple, but fried apples can dress up a lot of different dishes. Great over yogurt, chia pudding, ice cream or just served with whipped cream. Could also be used in pies, or crumbles. Pre-cook chayote to about half done first. Adding... Continue Reading →

Key Lime Cheesecake

Ingredients: Crust - 1 1/4 cup almond flour3 tbsp butter, melted1 tbsp sweetener (Brown "sugar" gives it a great flavor) Filling - 8 oz cream cheese, softened1/2 tsp vanilla extract1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream.3 ounce packet sugar-free lime jello (single small box)2 tbsp lime juice (optional, for extra tartness)1 tsp lime zest Instructions: Preheat... Continue Reading →

Fathead Dough and its Many Uses…

BASIC RECIPE Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup Almond flour1 tbsp baking powder (omit if you don’t want some rise)2 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese (shredded)1-2 oz Cream cheese1 large Eggs (beaten) Instructions: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.Stir together the almond flour and baking powder. Set aside.Combine the shredded mozzarella and cubed cream cheese in a... Continue Reading →

Don’t be fooled by trigger words…

GLUTEN FREE does not equal keto friendly. Gluten free only means there is no wheat gluten in a product, it can still have corn, oats, rice, quinoa, and other the other non-keto grains. Those last few words can be a little misleading, some parts of some grains are acceptable (like the fiber), but in general... Continue Reading →

Keto Without Eggs

There are always the basics meats, vegetable and dairy...but sometimes eggs are hard to avoid in breakfast recipes and desserts & baked goods. Here are some egg free ideas... If you just don't like eggs and are ok with them hidden in foods, look here Chia pudding - Great for breakfast and desserts Yogurt with... Continue Reading →

Teriyaki Chicken (sauce)

I love teriyaki flavors, so I had to come up with a way to make it without brown sugar. This was a pretty simple change, this can be used on lots of meats besides just chicken. You can cook this down reducing it into a glaze for dipping also. Ingredients: 1 cup soy sauce (Or... Continue Reading →

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