Keto Tortang Talong

Keto Tortang Talong

Chinese Eggplants are distinguished from other varieties by its color and size - usually dark lavender, long, and thin. They are sweeter and more tender than regular eggplants.Their skin is generally left on since its thinner and more pleasant tasting, thus preserving its texture, taste, and shape.This variety is abundant in Southeast Asia and can be found in a number of dishes - stir fried, stewed, fried, grilled, braised, baked! A simple, everyday meal of my childhood however is ...

Instant Pot Crustless Quiche Lorraine

Instant Pot Crustless Quiche Lorraine

Like many of you, I've gotten swept up in the 2018 edition of "Instant Pot Mania." (Cue loud truck rally music and inflatable dance men from the car lot.) One of the fun things about getting sucked into this craze is learning about all the things you can do with an Instant Pot. I've been trying to stick every single thing in my Instant Pot and my family may or may not be starting to worry about me.Feeling like I've conquered dinner, side dishes, and dessert - I've now set my sights on ...

Strawberry Rhubarb Swirl Ice Cream

Strawberry Rhubarb Swirl Ice Cream

This strawberry rhubarb swirl ice cream is the perfect way to cool off this summer! Luxurious strawberry rhubarb sauce is swirled into creamy vanilla ice cream to create this crowd-pleasing dessert. If you make this ice cream, be prepared for it to disappear quickly—it always does in my house!Rhubarb’s distinct flavor paired with strawberries is a long-standing combination. There’s a reason this combination is so popular - it’s delicious! The sweetness of strawberries perfectly ...

Keto Beef Shawarma Bowl

Keto Beef Shawarma Bowl

Weekdays are often rushed and the last thing you want to do is to cook a complicated meal. My keto beef shawarma bowl will come to the rescue! A delicious, flavorful, and complete meal that can be ready in 30 minutes or less. What’s best, both the white garlic and red pepper sauces may be made in advance and kept in the refrigerator. Thinking of meal prep for the week? You got it. Easy peasy and budget friendly. You’re welcome.Protein may be substituted with chicken, lamb, or ...

Speculoos and Macadamia Biscotti

Speculoos and Macadamia Biscotti

I particularly love the fragrant smell of spices. It reminds me of Christmas! A family favorite is speculoos, a Belgian crispy spiced cookie that is addictively good. Heard of cookie butter? Biscoff? That’s speculoos.Twice baked, dry, crunchy biscotti plus the healthy goodness of macadamia nuts. You will never be wanting - a special treat to have (and dunked) in your ketoproof coffee.Yields 10 servings of Speculoos and Macadamia Biscotti. The Preparation200 grams superfine ...

Vegetarian Loaded Zucchini Skins

Vegetarian Loaded Zucchini Skins

One of my all-time favorite appetizers has always been loaded potato skins. I still get cravings for that combination of cheese, sour cream and bacon. If you want to adhere to the vegetarian lifestyle while remaining keto, the solution is all in the seasoning!I love using chopped mushrooms in place of bacon bits. As you know, we eat with our eyes so appearance is everything. When seasoned and cooked properly mushrooms can fool, or at least entice, most of my carnivorous friends. Smoked ...

Roasted Celery and Macadamia Cheese

Roasted Celery and Macadamia Cheese

Celery that's roasted in the oven turns buttery and sweet. Pair this with a completely dairy-free macadamia cheese and you've got yourself a side dish that's rich but also low in carbs. Perfect for those of you who are unable to eat cheese.The macadamia nut cheese alone is worth making just so you can spread it over keto friendly crackers. The nutritional yeast is really important for making it taste great, so make sure you don't skip this ingredient. You can find it inexpensively in the ...

Creamy Beef Casserole

Creamy Beef Casserole

This creamy ground beef casserole makes a cheesy and filling dinner. The base layer is created with cauliflower, sour cream, onions, and cottage cheese. Don't leave the cottage cheese out! It sounds a little crazy, but it's very good.The whole thing is topped with alternating layers of seasoned ground beef and cheddar cheese. The green enchilada sauce adds a tangy and fresh flavor, giving the casserole fun southwest style vibes.When it first comes out of the oven you might be a ...

Salted Toffee Nut Cups

Salted Toffee Nut Cups

Before I get to the nitty gritty of how mind-blowingly tasty these are, let’s talk about trying to make toffee out of fake sugar. Basically, it’s not easy.It’s not that the task is difficult, toffee is two ingredients and you can make it in the microwave, but it does take your complete attention and diligence. Toffee making waits for no one and it can burn in an instant! So here are the basics: make sure you stir often, watch for a light caramel color to develop, remove when the mix is ...

Keto Queso Dip

Keto Queso Dip

A while back I talked about my love of pimento/sweet cherry peppers. Well, I still love them! I’m beginning to put them on everything and after having a delicious queso dip at a restaurant, I knew I had to recreate it with sweet cherry peppers.The best thing about this recipe is that it is incredibly easy! There are also many things you can do with it, add it to cauliflower for a low-carb macaroni and cheese, top your broccoli with it, put it on nachos... anything, really!The only ...