Vegan Cucumber and ‘Bacon’ Side Salad

Vegan Cucumber and ‘Bacon’ Side Salad

Creamy, crunchy, and smoky all at the same time, this salad invokes the warmth of summer. It hits all the spots and is a great dish to bring to parties or cookouts, work potlucks, or serve with dinner. With minimal prep time, this is a quick and easy salad.I had my eye on testing out some vegan bacon lately using mushrooms and it was a hit! The mushrooms get nice and crispy and leave your home smelling amazing. While this salad is low on protein, it’s a great side salad for BBQ season ...

Keto Broccoli and Cheese Soup

Keto Broccoli and Cheese Soup

It’s time to get comfy and cozy with a delicious bowl of cheese and broccoli soup! This keto recipe is pretty easy to prep and execute. It is a great meal to make quickly before relaxing by the fire during fall or wintertime, or as an appetizer before dinner.If you want to spice things up a little bit, you could add in some jalapeno peppers or pepper jack cheese.Yields 4 servings of Broccoli and Cheese Soup The Preparation1 tablespoon butter 1 small onion, chopped 2 ...

Balsamic Avocado Bowls

Balsamic Avocado Bowls

Move over, avocado toast! These bowls are great for a cookout, picnics, or game day. Balsamic vinegar and goat cheese is one of my favorite combinations for salads. It’s just too tasty!For this recipe, I used a little liquid smoke to add some extra flavor to the cheese. If you don’t have the smoke, you can always skip it then add the cheese without heating it first. If you like things spicy, then you can make this recipe hotter with Sriracha or chili flakes.These are also easy to ...

Simple Asian Cucumber Salad

Simple Asian Cucumber Salad

A refreshing salad with a hint of tang! This Asian cucumber salad is great for get-togethers, work potlucks, or as a small salad with lunch or dinner.Now, this recipe only makes one serving, but cooking for two? Just double the ingredients! I used a gluten-free soy sauce for the dressing, but alternatively, you could use coconut aminos. You could also add in some extra ingredients, like avocado and onions but be careful because that will bring the carb count higher!Yields 1 servings ...

Maple Asparagus Salad

Maple Asparagus Salad

The Maple Asparagus Salad is an explosion of colors and textures. It’s crisp, juicy, and crunchy with a hint of sweetness. The maple balsamic dressing works wonders when paired with both feta cheese and asparagus.The maple asparagus salad is great for spring and summer dinners, cookouts, and picnics. There’s minimal prep time; the most time-consuming part of this recipe is cooking and preparing the asparagus spears. You also don’t have to dunk them in cold water afterward, however, it’s ...

Fat Boost Smoothie with Coconut Chantilly Cream

Fat Boost Smoothie with Coconut Chantilly Cream

Most days, I need a fat boost. First things that come to mind? Avocado and coconut.Avocado is perhaps one of the healthiest low carb foods you can have. Super low in carbs, high in healthy fats, and packed full of nutrients, dare I say it is a must for a low carb high fat keto diet. It’s smooth and buttery and used as a fruit in most Southeast Asian countries. As a result, it’s incorporated in a lot of sweet desserts, ice cream, and smoothies! Coconut cream has a higher fat content and makes ...

25 Keto Recipes for Mardi Gras

25 Keto Recipes for Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras as we know it here in the United States is celebrated in Louisiana, and we most often think of Fat Tuesday in New Orleans.  Everything is decorated with green, gold, and purple.  You can, of course, celebrate Mardi Gras and keep it keto.  We've rounded up keto recipes for traditional favorites like King Cake, gumbo, and jambalaya.  We also included recipes that feature green, gold, and purple, cajun flavors, or seafood.  So make sure you indulge just a bit!1. Fiesta SlawThis ...

Creamy Spinach Alfredo Zucchini Rolls

Creamy Spinach Alfredo Zucchini Rolls

I love traditional lasagna as much as the next person, but my love for a rich and creamy white sauce is greater! This dish takes a typical low carb zucchini lasagna roll and kicks it up a creamy notch with sundried tomato alfredo sauce and a spinach and ricotta filling.It may seem time-consuming to make these zucchini noodles with a vegetable peeler, but the process goes quickly once you get the hang of it! As for the sauce, it is so rich and creamy with a hint of sweet from the addition ...

Berry Coconut Oatmeal

Berry Coconut Oatmeal

This keto oatmeal is great for cold mornings, or when you need to change up your breakfast from bacon and eggs. Berry coconut oatmeal is an easy recipe that is also bright, colorful, and delicious!The topping options are endless but this recipe keeps it simple with some fresh berries and pumpkin seeds adding a little crunch. You can substitute vanilla powder with vanilla extract, and add a sugar substitute to sweeten it.Yields 1 serving of Berry Coconut Oatmeal The Preparation ...

Keto Cauliflower Tabbouleh

Keto Cauliflower Tabbouleh

I’ve recently fallen in love with the convenience of cauliflower rice in a bag. It’s located in a huge number of grocery stores now in both the fresh food and frozen section, which makes preparing keto meals easy on a tight schedule! I’ve been thinking up new ways to use cauliflower rice and I was so excited to try a vegan mock tabbouleh recipe that would stay low in carbs but bring that flavor that I miss from the customarily grain heavy dish. I’m so glad I did because this dish is easy and so ...