Cookies

Cookies are my year round favorite. They taste good, they are easily portioned and most are easy to make. Cookies seem to be a holiday staple so I thought I would put a bunch of recipes together in one place for easy holiday baking and cookie swaps. I use a cookie scoop for all my... Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Pie Custard

  I love pumpkin pie, year round. Before keto, I would make extras and eat slices for breakfast too. It's eggs and vegetables, right?….like an omelet (kidding). There are lots of recipes out there for keto friendly crusts and you could make this in a crust, or make it in ramekins and eat it as... Continue Reading →

Tired of the same old eggs??

I see a lot of people looking for eggless breakfasts because they are tired of eggs. Some of these recipes do contain eggs, and some are mostly egg, just changed up so much you won’t even notice that you are eating eggs. Yogurt - I like YQ by Yoplait (plain), it’s the lowest carb real... Continue Reading →

Dawn Phenomenon – Experiment

Everyone, diabetic or not has “dawn phenomenon”, it’s nature’s way of giving our bodies the energy we need to literally get out of bed in the morning. Without it our overnight fasting would drop our blood sugar so low, that we would have a hard time getting up and getting moving. The bodies normal response... Continue Reading →

Ultra Filtered Milk and Yogurt

I love yogurt, for breakfast, for dessert or for snacks….It’s good stuff and good for you. Milk itself is high carb, which means yogurt is also pretty high carb, especially if it’s sweetened or flavored. Greek yogurt can be lower carb, but still high enough that it becomes a once in a while treat. Yogurt... Continue Reading →

Ingredient Swaps and Substitutions

Sometimes we need an ingredient that we are out of or need a keto replacement for a commonly used item. These should help. Buttermilk - Milk and lemon juice/white vinegar replace buttermilk in most recipes. I use Fairlife milk which is perfectly ok to use and add lemon juice/vinegar to it. You could also use... Continue Reading →

Pickles or Pickle Juice

Pickles and pickle juice are popular while doing keto, mostly because the salt helps balance our electrolytes, but also because most people really like pickles. You can make your own pickles or pickle juice in minutes. You can make any refrigerator pickle recipe and just swap the sugar for sweetener (if needed). Most recipes start... Continue Reading →

Alaska Restaurants

Eating out can be fun and sometimes necessary, here are options all over the state with suggestions of what’s they have.  It can be a completely keto experience. I have never found a restaurant I can’t find a keto meal, but most of these have something special on the menu or are very willing to... Continue Reading →

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