Cocktail Sauce Keto-Style

Cocktail Sauce Keto-Style

This is a great condiment to have on hand when seafood is on the menu. The richness of the homemade ketchup I use takes the flavor level up another notch. My favorite kind of recipe: quick and easy!Makes 1 ½ cups (24 tablespoons) Keto-Style Cocktail Sauce The Preparation1 cup sugar-free ketchup 1/3 cup prepared horseradish ½ tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons lemon juice ¼ teaspoon Frank's hot sauceThe Execution 1. Put all ingredients into emulsion blender ...

Thousand Island Dressing

Thousand Island Dressing

Of all of the dressings I make, this has to be our favorite. I mean, they all taste like our favorite when we're eating them, but if I had to choose one it would be this one. It has that depth the homemade mayonnaise and ketchup gives it, that subtle sweetness from the stevia, that tiny crunch of pickle and onion, and somewhere in the background a hint of tartness from the apple cider vinegar that all combines to put it over the top. I really hope you'll give this dressing a try!makes 1 ½ ...

Keto-Approved Ranch Dressing

Keto-Approved Ranch Dressing

Ranch dressing. It's a staple found in almost any home. Not only is it a favorite for salads, it can't be beat as a veggie dip or for serving alongside hot wings. And what better ranch dressing than homemade ranch dressing? Super simple to make and the flavor can't be beat, especially if you have this homemade mayo to start with!makes 1 ½ cups The Preparation1 cup mayonnaise ½ cup sour cream ¼ cup heavy whipping cream 2 tablespoons  dried parsley ½ teaspoon dried dill ½ ...

Handcrafted Mayonnaise

Handcrafted Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise is one of my favorite condiments to make. No matter how many times I make it, there's just something about watching something come together and emulsify like mayo that's always interesting. I love how making it with my stick blender (aka emulsion blender) is super fast and easy. There are so many variations you can make with homemade mayo, but this is my favorite.I use expeller pressed coconut oil, because there is no coconut taste. Also, I always use fresh farm eggs (and ...

Homemade LC Ketchup

Homemade LC Ketchup

Ketchup is one of those things I never imagined myself making. I'm so glad I decided to try. It turned out to be so easy and being able to control the ingredients in my food is very important to me. No chemicals, unpronounceable ingredients, and you can control the amount of sugar.This is a pretty forgiving recipe, so feel free to adjust spices to your own liking. I do highly recommend using the fish sauce, if you can. It adds a depth of flavor you won't get with any ...

Basics to Curing Bacon

Basics to Curing Bacon

Written by kjudd on Reddit. He has given me permission to post this here.Right, so I've read the easiest thing to try when dipping your feet into charcuterie was bacon. Let's just say that affordable bacon here is, well…crap. I’m talking about main supermarket branded stuff here, none of the higher quality artisan bacon.I underlined affordable because, I, like most of you eat this stuff a lot. So, I figured if I can make a higher quality bacon at home for a similar price, why not? ...

Spicy and Tangy BBQ Sauce

Spicy and Tangy BBQ Sauce

Here's a quick and easy recipe that you can mix up in a few minutes to make some extremely tasty, spicy, and tangy BBQ sauce.I really like the tang you get from BBQ sauce, but this might be a bit much for people! Go easy with the mustard when you're adding it, and gauge how much you should add by your own taste preferences.This is one of my all-time favorite BBQ sauces because I can whip it up in an instant and it's no-hassle. Non-keto people enjoy it just as much as I do, and I ...

Cheddar and Bacon BBQ Meatballs

Cheddar and Bacon BBQ Meatballs

These are some of the best meatballs I've ever had, keto or not. They're juicy, and they're full of cheese and bacon. What's not to like here?You really have a choice of where to go with this recipe. You don't have to use the BBQ sauce, but it pairs up extremely well with this recipe. You can add salsa and go for a Southwestern vibe, or add some homemade alfredo sauce and go for a very rich dish.I like my BBQ sauce to be spicy and tangy, so if you like more of a subtle BBQ sauce you ...

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Cordon Bleu

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Cordon Bleu

I love having a simple recipe that doesn't take much time to put together, but is nice enough to serve when company's coming. This is one of those foods I thought I would have to give up when I started a ketogenic diet, but I'm finding that it's not hard to find replacements for most of the things I miss. This chicken is flavorful, moist, and tender.makes 4 servings The Preparation2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts 2 ounces bleu cheese 4 slices black forest ham 8 ...

Creamy Delicious Keto Eggnog

Creamy Delicious Keto Eggnog

Growing up I never really liked eggnog. That slimy, thick consistency was never something that I wanted to like or could bring myself to like.This one, however, will be a hit - it's thick, creamy, delicious, and will knock your socks off! If you're new to keto and haven't had alcohol - be careful as this can make you drunk. I put a lot of alcohol in mine as we have a family that can drink often.Let me know how you and your family like this one, I'm sure it will be a hit!Yields 5 ...