My favorite Keto Carb Replacements

I have eaten and eaten and eaten so many things to try and transition into a keto or low carb lifestyle.  I have come up with, after many experiments, this running list which I will add to when I come across something that is a 10/10. Hope this helps.  I’d love to hear what your…

Classic Keto Chicken Noodle Soup

Ingredients Stock 1 whole organic 3-4 Lb chicken or conventional chicken Cold water to 2 inches above chicken 2 large stalks celery 1 large carrot 1 large onion 5 bay leaves 1 Tbs pepper 1 Tbs salt 2 oz ginger root or 1 Tbs ginger powder 3 garlic cloves 2 Tbsp Turmeric 4 cubes chicken…

Keto Stuffed Pepper Soup

It’s hard to believe something so good could be Keto. But, it’s true. Stuffed peppers are hearty and so satisfying and of course I’ll post a recipe for them Keto-style but soup, ah, soup. I like a dutch oven, for so many reasons, but one of the best reasons to use one is the surface…

Gluten Free or Keto Hoisin Fried Pork on Rice Vermicelli

I like to keep all the ingredients for anything Asian on hand as it’s a quick and yummy meal that pleases everyone.  This dish is made easily with anything ground.  Also, this is yummy in lettuce cups or steamed low carb tortilla shells.  Enjoy. Ingredients 2 lbs ground pork 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 1/4 diced…

Keto Fathead Pizza

Pizza.  A person needs pizza.  This is the best keto pizza ever and I’ve attempted pizza with every crust known.  Almost. If you’re keto-ing, I promise this will make you happy. As I said, pizza. Pizza.  A person needs pizza.  This is the best keto pizza ever and I’ve attempted pizza with every crust known. …

Keto Pan Seared New York Strip with Mushroom Fettuccine

Ingredients Steak 1 New York Strip for two people 2 Tbsp Butter Salt and Pepper to taste 1 tsp Granulated garlic Sauce 2 cups sliced Cremini and Baby Button Mushrooms 1 cup sliced yellow onion Pepper 2 Tbsp Butter 1/4 cup dry white wine 1 tsp Thyme 1 cup Cream 2 Cubes Chicken Bouillon Directions…

Low Carb Pasta

I think I have eaten every version of what a pasta replacement might be. I could list them all here, but I’ll not because this company, and they don’t know me, they don’t pay me, has cracked the Keto pasta code.  I’ve had and have a stock of their fettuccine, elbow and penne noodles.  The…

Keto Lasagna Three Ways

Lasagna. Sometimes, you just need a hearty dish of warm Italian goodness. So, here I’ve put together 3 guilt-free recipes. The opinions were varied and my taste testers liked them all but no one version was the clear winner. I think it’s because food and the experience of food is so personal. I made one…

Creamy Chicken Liver

This is a old fashionned recipe from my great great grandmother and before. It’s right up there with stew for a down home comfort food. Bonus, It’s also packed with nutrition. Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 20 minutes Ready in 30 minutes Ingredients: 2 containers chicken livers, connective tissue removed 1 green pepper, cleaned and sliced…

Vegetarian Mushroom and Tomato Linguini

Wild mushrooms are a pleasure to cook as they are delicate and lend newness to a mushroom dish. Sometimes I add in Button or Cremini mushrooms as well as Shiitake mushrooms although Shiitake lend a significantly distinct flavor. Here, simply sauté sliced mushrooms in butter and S&P. Add diced onion and soften. Add diced tomato…

Keto Raspberry Trifle

I used whipped cream on the top and almond extract in the raspberry cream because, yum. Ingredients 2 cups fresh washed raspberries 2 cups cooked and cooled raspberries 16 oz room temperature cream cheese 2 cups ricotta Your favorite plain keto cookie, or 1 minute mug cake, enough for 3 layers in your dish. Non-…

Fresh Nectarine and Cucumber Salad

Clean and juicy, this sweet and savory salad accompanies any main entree and even serves as a lovely refreshing lunch. Wash the nectarines, cucumber and cilantro in cold water and dry.  Peel totally or partially your cucumber depending on how bitter the skin is, or whatever is your preference.  Medium dice your cucumber and nectarines….

Marsala Glazed Chicken Thighs

These succulent chicken theighs have a crisp skin and juicy tender meat.  Sweet and salty these are sure to please and are wonderful cold the next day. In a small sauce pan saute your shallots in butter.  When they are soft add your Marsala wine, brown sugar, salt, pepper.  Reduce to half.  Set aside for…

Farfalle with Seared New York Steak

This dish is a balance of cold pasta and hot steak, zesty lemon and fresh cilantro, comforting farfalle pasta and herbaceous arugula. Ingredients: 2 New York strip steaks 1 Lb cooked Low-carb pasta or conventional Farfalle Juice of two lemons 2 cups fresh arugula 1 bunch fresh washed de stemmed cilantro Salt and Pepper 4…