Brussels Sprouts with Melted Leeks and Prosciutto

Brussels Sprouts with Melted Leeks and Prosciutto

While Brussels sprouts and leeks aren’t what first come to mind when we think of low-carb and ketogenic diet friendly foods, we can incorporate these nutritionally dense foods into the diet on occasion. What it takes is the right combination of ingredients to get the balance of fats, carbs and proteins.Here, we cook the vegetables in a healthy amount of coconut oil, which causes the leeks to almost “melt” into the sprouts, creating a rich silky texture. Topping it off, we splurge on some ...

Jared Baldo Lost 58 Lbs

Jared Baldo Lost 58 Lbs

Nine months ago, I was feeling pretty down. Couldn't keep up with the kids, the wife, the housework, anything. I was a heavy smoker for almost 20 years. So I finally decided to quit in late January 2015.But I didn't stop eating. Got up to 321 lbs...not good. Then had some changes in our life. Needed to feel better about myself. So a friend told me about the keto diet and Ruled.me. He had lost 67 lbs in 12 weeks. And it seemed so easy, for the most part. So I had one last stuffing breakfast ...

Skillet Browned Chicken with Creamy Greens

Skillet Browned Chicken with Creamy Greens

Take a bite of these crispy, skillet fried, boneless chicken thighs.  We've pared them with wilted greens that are wrapped up in a thickened cream sauce.  No extra carbs to worry about here though, since the traditional roux has been swapped for a coconut flour version.  You will be pleasantly surprised by how well this works!File this recipe under "fast, easy, and mess-free."  You'll only need one skillet, and this is the perfect easy dinner for those weeknight meals.  (If you're on the ...

Sausage and Kale Soup

Sausage and Kale Soup

This sausage and kale soup recipe puts the essence of Italy right in your bowl. Flavors of sweet Italian sausage mingle with savory herbs and garlic. This combination is rounded out with some onion and a dash of red wine vinegar. Carrots and emerald kale add gorgeous color and, combined with the cauliflower, loads of nutrition. This soup makes a satisfying and warming lunch or dinner and only takes one pot to prepare, making clean-up a breeze.To customize the soup for your tastes, I have ...

Maegan Rohrbach Lost 20 Lbs and Dropped Her Antidepressant

Maegan Rohrbach Lost 20 Lbs and Dropped Her Antidepressant

My name is Meagan. I’m a 24-year-old dental student living in Ohio.For as long as I can remember, I have always struggled with my weight. I was never the kind of girl that others would call “fat” but I was never proud of my body either. I grew up active, participating in ballet, and have had a fascination with food that has been hard to explain. I come from a family of obese people. Literally everyone older than me is overweight, so I think I was trying to avoid what I thought was my ...

Mashed Cauliflower with Parmesan Cheese and Truffle Oil

Mashed Cauliflower with Parmesan Cheese and Truffle Oil

Mashed cauliflower is the go-to mashed potato replacement for people on ketogenic diets. Sometimes, however, mashed cauliflower can get a little boring. This recipe turns down-home mashed cauliflower into a gourmet side dish. The cauliflower is steamed and then mashed with butter, salt, and pepper. A handful of Parmesan cheese adds interest and a nutty flavor, but the crown jewel of the dish is black truffle oil.Black truffle oil provides a deep, earthy flavor and complex aroma. It is a ...

Keto Bread Loaves

Keto Bread Loaves

Bread is right up at the top of the list when it comes to what we miss being able to eat on our ketogenic diet. These keto bread loves combine high fiber coconut flour with wholesome flaxseed meal and a handful of standard baking ingredients.The batter is thick, but not sticky, once all the ingredients are stirred together. You can divide it into two mini loaf pans, or pack it all into a regular size loaf pan. For mini loaves, use 5-3/4 by 3-1/4 by 2-1/4 pans and for a full size loaf, ...

Carla Walker Lost 52 Lbs and Her Husband’s A1C Is Now Normal!

Carla Walker Lost 52 Lbs and Her Husband’s A1C Is Now Normal!

Hi Craig!Yours was the first website I started with when I started looking into the Keto diet. It was easy to understand, and full of information, and tools. I downloaded the 30 day meal plan and took it with me when I went shopping. It didn't take long for me to get the gist of the diet, and I was blessed to not have the keto flu, and seemed to adjust pretty easily. So far this is the easiest diet I've been on.I started January 3, 2015, at 260lbs. I have slowed down a bit over the ...

Keto Cookies and Crème Ice Cream

Keto Cookies and Crème Ice Cream

This Keto Cookies and Crème ice cream recipe is the perfect combination of creamy and crunchy. Even after hours in the freezer, it still remains temptingly creamy and requires very little time to soften before serving. While this ice cream is super addictive, it’s so rich and filling that it really doesn't take much to satisfy you.If you want to achieve a soft-serve ice cream consistency, then you can serve the ice cream directly from the machine for ultimate creaminess. If you prefer a ...

Low Carb Irish Colcannon

Low Carb Irish Colcannon

Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish made with mashed potatoes and kale. In our version we leave the potatoes behind and sub cauliflower as the base of the dish. Next we add in spinach for a beautiful green hue and some added nutrition. The dish is finished with cream, avocado,  and plenty of sour cream.  Finally, some added butter gives it a traditional flavor that may even fool an Irishman!Serve Colcannon as the Irish do with ham or bacon. You can make it a regular addition to your ...