Chili Lime Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chili Lime Chicken Lettuce Wraps

These chili lime chicken lettuce wraps are packed with bright citrus flavors and a little bit of heat. Nestled in lettuce, these zesty sautéed chicken bites are topped with a creamy lime aioli. While these taste like a gourmet meal, they couldn't be simpler to make at home. These lettuce wraps are the perfect choice for a busy weeknight dinner!When looking for a quick and flavorful dinner, marinated chicken is one of my go-to options. Marinades provide maximum flavor for minimum effort. ...

Crab Cake Stuffed Mushrooms

Crab Cake Stuffed Mushrooms

Crab cakes were always one of my favorite treats when dining out! Loaded with crab meat and fried to perfection, these meaty medallions were an indulgence that I wrote off after becoming low carb. Luckily, they are so easy to replicate and make keto friendly!What I love most about this recipe is that each stuffed mushroom is nearly an entire meal. Portion control, especially with a crab cake, can be tough. The mushroom cap is the perfect way to feel “full” while holding all the glorious ...

Vegan Keto Scramble

Vegan Keto Scramble

Breakfast can be one of the hardest meals to plan when you are following a keto diet as a vegan. Though sweet breakfasts like vegan pancakes or keto protein smoothies can be a great option, sometimes you might crave a savory traditional breakfast like scrambled eggs. With a little creative cooking and a few seasonings, you can whip up a tasty, vegan version of scrambled eggs in a matter of minutes!The base of this recipe uses firm tofu seasoned with nutritional yeast for a “cheese-like” ...

Keto Bacon and Broccoli Tart

Keto Bacon and Broccoli Tart

This tart is so versatile, it is brilliant for grab and go breakfasts, packed lunches, or to come home to after a busy day for a quick and nutritious evening meal. The recipe makes 8 slices and keeps very well in the fridge, so put aside a little time at the weekend to bake the dish and you are set up for the week ahead!Taking influences from a French quiche with the classic flavors of bacon and broccoli, encased in a crisp pastry, this is a hearty tart. The addition of tangy Parmesan, ...

Almond Roll with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Filling

Almond Roll with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Filling

Low carb and gluten free, this almond roll with pumpkin cream cheese filling is a spin everyone’s fall favorite - pumpkin spice! The cake is modeled after joconde, a foam-based sponge made with almond flour and whole eggs. To make the cake lighter, this recipe calls for just the egg whites. Note that because of the absence of gluten, the cake will be prone to cracking when rolling --- patience and a bit of filling shmeared on the outside will cover up any imperfections!The pumpkin cream ...

Cauliflower Hummus with Harissa Crackers

Cauliflower Hummus with Harissa Crackers

A hummus dip is something I often miss since chickpeas are firmly off the menu for me. I set out to recreate a low carb version with classic middle eastern flavors. Enter cauliflower, the keto friendly vegetable that is so versatile! Once blended, the cauliflower takes on the creamy earthy notes that are perfect for this dish. Especially when coupled with the tahini, garlic, and lemon. It won’t matter that this isn’t the real deal.Served with the hummus are these deliciously spicy ...

Marinated Pesto Chicken Salad with Basil Balsamic Vinaigrette

Marinated Pesto Chicken Salad with Basil Balsamic Vinaigrette

In a salad slump? Bored with the basics? Can’t stand the thought of another listless, leafy green? Great! It’s time for a beautifully dressed, light, and bright salad that will reignite your love for a fiber-full lunch or dinner that doesn’t disappoint!The absolute best part of this salad is that the marinade doubles as the dressing and can be made days in advance or in large or small batches. It takes just 20 minutes of bathing your chicken in this acidic dressing to transform a boring ...

Chicken ‘Pot Pie’ Casserole

Chicken ‘Pot Pie’ Casserole

Looking to make a chicken pot pie, but don’t want to put in the effort to make the crust? Me too. Don’t get me wrong, there is something delicious about making it with a crust, but sometimes easiness overrules tastiness, especially when it’s winter and you come home from work when it’s already dark.This recipe takes about 15 minutes to make, plus an hour of cooking time. You can also use any keto friendly vegetables that you want! I added in some mushrooms, broccoli, and green onions but ...

Keto Chicken and Rice Casserole

Keto Chicken and Rice Casserole

Chicken and rice casseroles are classic, kid-friendly, and feed a crowd. This makes it a long-time family favorite. We had a traditional version of this casserole in the regular dinner rotation growing up, as did most everyone else. That version was made with rice, chicken, and an array of canned condensed soups. It tasted great but was far from low carb. This keto chicken and rice casserole recipe is much healthier, uses simple ingredients, and still feeds a crowd.It uses some of my ...

Garlic and Herb Breadstick Bites

Garlic and Herb Breadstick Bites

Keto biscuits and breadsticks are so great for those times when you need something to curb your cravings for the carb-laden real thing. That’s why I love this variation on a buttery cheddar biscuit. It’s in bite-sized stick form! It’s got all the flavors of the popular cheddar and herb biscuit you can get at a certain seafood restaurant, but with a crispy crumble that is great for dunking in soups or even tossing on a keto salad.I invited my family over to test out this recipe and I ...