Caramel Creme Brulee

Caramel Creme Brulee

The other day I was planning on making a delicious ‘creme caramel’ but also wanted to try and make creme brulee. You may wonder what the difference is. Creme caramel is a custard with a caramel sauce. The custard is made with whole eggs, allowing it to be firm enough to stand on its own. Creme brulee is a custard made with egg yolks. While it’s thick, you’d have to leave it inside a ramekin. So I figured I’d make a mix of the two. A creme brulee with a caramel bottom.It’s fairly easy and ...

Keto Chicken Teriyaki Casserole

Keto Chicken Teriyaki Casserole

What’s better than a little chicken teriyaki? This is an easy, homemade, and keto chicken teriyaki. You’ll find this recipe is so easy and great to freeze for later or pack up for lunches work.For this casserole, I used store-bought riced cauliflower. If they ran out, as they tend to do, you can easily shred a head of cauliflower using a food processor or cheese grater.I’ve found that xanthan gum works best when you make a slurry with oil…mixing ¼ tsp of xanthan gum with ¼ cup of oil ...

Broccoli Cauliflower Salad

Broccoli Cauliflower Salad

It’s always nice to have a few easy no-cook side dishes to make when the weather is hot, or you don’t feel like cooking. This broccoli cauliflower salad combines fresh raw veggies, crunchy nuts, creamy dressing, and of course bacon. Everyone knows everything's better with bacon.This salad is super easy to make; the hardest part is chopping all the veggies. Be sure to use only the florets from both the broccoli and the cauliflower. I use pre-sliced almonds (found in the baking section of ...

Creamy Mushroom Keto Casserole

Creamy Mushroom Keto Casserole

Finding a delicious and freezable meal can be hard sometimes, but this mushroom casserole is great to take to work for the week. It’s creamy and delectable. It can also be frozen to keep those days when you just don’t feel like cooking!For this recipe, I used regular white mushrooms, but you can use oyster, cremini or even a mixture of all kinds of mushrooms!Yields 4 servings of Creamy Mushroom Keto Casserole The Preparation8 medium chicken thighs 1 large cauliflower, ...

Mozzarella Cheese Pockets

Mozzarella Cheese Pockets

Cheese sticks wrapped in cheese dough then rolled in pork rinds before baking in the oven. If you like melted gooey cheese then you will love this recipe.I was originally aiming for mozzarella sticks like the ones you can get at diners, but I didn't freeze the cheese before baking so they spread out. If you want to, you can freeze these for 30 minutes and then deep fry or bake for classic mozzarella sticks.I kind of like them as pockets so I decided to leave it as is. They could be ...

Keto Crescent Dogs

Keto Crescent Dogs

These family-friendly hot dogs go fast at my house. Large all-beef hot dogs are wrapped in cheese dough then baked to golden perfection. They're easy to make, super filling, and look so impressive. Kids love this, and they are easy for packing in lunches.I used all-beef hot dogs from Costco, but you can use whatever brand you prefer. I think sausages would also be lovely.Yields 8 servings of Keto Crescent Dogs The Preparation1 ¾ cups mozzarella cheese 1 ounce cream cheese ...

Creamy Lemon and Dill Pan Seared Salmon

Creamy Lemon and Dill Pan Seared Salmon

Salmon has met its new favorite keto companion in this bright and lemony caper cream sauce! Not that traditional salmon isn’t a lovely meal in itself, but wait until you try this omega-3 fatty fish bathed in a simple yet luscious sauce that could pair just as nicely with chicken or shrimp.The notes of citrus are complimented with the sprinkling of fresh dill. No need to add it right to the sauce, though you could, the fresh dill compliments each bite and is just plain pretty. For this ...

Spicy Eggplant and Minced Pork

Spicy Eggplant and Minced Pork

This is a simplified and shortcut version of my favorite Sichuan dish called Yu Xiang wherein eggplant pieces are coated in cornstarch, deep fried, and doused with a spicy garlic sauce. It’s better than takeout, for sure!Yields 4 servings of Spicy Eggplant and Minced Pork. The Preparation1 medium eggplant, sliced crosswise 1/4 cup crushed pork rinds 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes 1/4 cup beef stock, or water 1 1/2 tablespoons ...

Raspberry Pecan Salad

Raspberry Pecan Salad

Fresh raspberries, crunchy pecans, and salty feta cheese are what makes this salad one of the best I’ve had.For this recipe, I used a mix of lettuce called field greens, which are made up of several different kinds of baby greens. Usually, you can find them in the store, either bagged or boxed. However, if you can’t find it you can always use a mix of romaine, baby spinach, kale, and arugula.The dressing for this salad is a mix of olive oil, apple cider vinegar, and lemon juice. This ...

Slow-Cooker Stuffed Taco Peppers

Slow-Cooker Stuffed Taco Peppers

All the taste of a taco without the hassle of a wrap - it’s all stuffed inside a small pepper, cupping the delicious taste inside!The best part of this recipe is that it is very versatile. You can add any toppings you want including bacon, onions, and jalapenos. For the sake of this recipe I used minced turkey, cauliflower, cheese, and spices.This recipe will give you six delicious stuffed peppers. They freeze great for those looking to save them for later in the week. Plus, making ...