Instant Pot Smothered Pork Chops

Instant Pot Smothered Pork Chops

I love using the Instant Pot in the summer months when I don’t feel like heating up with kitchen with the stove or oven. These Smothered Pork Chops are a one pot dish that’s perfect for busy nights when we’re short on time but still want a homemade dinner that’s quick and easy. Boneless pork chops can be a challenge. They are a great source of protein but often come out dry or bland. This Instant Pot recipe creates moist, tender chops in a short amount of time. And smothering them with ...

Keto Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Keto Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Carbonara is an Italian staple. While you may not be able to have the delicious carby version, you can definitely make a similar keto kind! For this recipe, you will need shiritaki noodles. You can find them in the grocery store alongside the tofu. If you can’t find it, don’t fret! You can also use zucchini noodles, cucumber noodles, or even Palmini noodles (although, that’s a bit pricey.) One trick with carbonara is you have to follow the recipe to a ‘T.’ If you don’t, you could end ...

One Pot Shrimp Alfredo

One Pot Shrimp Alfredo

There is no better comfort food than a creamy and decadent cheese sauce with rich bits of salty cheese. It’s true, alfredo sauce just cannot be topped...but it certainly can be improved upon, simplified, and healthied up. It just takes a few minor adjustments and some quick cooking tips to make this one pot shrimp Alfredo! My absolute favorite part of this one pan recipe is that it goes from raw shrimp to a creamy sauce so quickly! Because you are cooking everything in a series of quick ...

Eggplant and Bacon Alfredo

Eggplant and Bacon Alfredo

Are you ready for this stick-to-your-rib noodle dish that just happens to be low-carb? Eggplant noodles soak up all of the bacon fat then is coated with a quick Alfredo sauce and tossed with crispy bacon.  Eggplant and Bacon Alfredo is a hearty dinner that everyone will love. Eggplant noodles are one of my new favorite things. Their spongy texture is perfect for soaking up sauce and fat without becoming too watery or too greasy. Recently we put up another eggplant noodle recipe featuring ...

Baked Sea Bass with Herb Cauliflower Salad

Baked Sea Bass with Herb Cauliflower Salad

This is one of those meals that is great for serving friends as it seems impressive but is actually really easy to prepare. They won’t even realize it’s keto! This baked sea bass with herbed cauliflower salad is full of delicious Mediterranean flavors. As we head into summer it’s great for dining alfresco or putting on the BBQ. This cauliflower salad will soon become your new favorite staple as it’s so easy to prepare and really versatile for pairing with other cuts of meat and fish. The ...

Zucchini Ribbons & Avocado Walnut Pesto

Zucchini Ribbons & Avocado Walnut Pesto

Zucchini noodles have been the holy grail of ketogenic dinner solutions for years and thankfully they have continued to get more delicious, not to mention more convenient. Unfortunately, making “zoodles” often takes a fancy zucchini noodle making contraption that you may or may not be able to get your hands on. Solution? Zucchini ribbons! By using a run of the mill vegetable peeler and a little good old fashion elbow grease, you can turn the most popular summer veggie into faux pasta ...

Nacho Steak Skillet

Nacho Steak Skillet

This nacho steak skillet features roasted cauliflower, thin sliced steak, cheese, and lots of fun nacho toppings. I think this qualifies as keto comfort food! You can serve this at the family dinner table and let everyone fix up their bowls however they like. Another option for this recipe is to leave the cauliflower on the sheet pan and just top everything there. I like the presentation of the skillet, but it's really up to you. If you don't like spicy foods then be sure to skip the ...

Spicy Cauliflower Rice & Salmon Medley

Spicy Cauliflower Rice & Salmon Medley

Ah, cauliflower! So versatile in the keto world. Just one simple technique can get it into the consistency of rice. Don't worry, this spicy cauliflower rice isn’t too spicy! It packs a little heat, but also a punch of sesame and soy. This recipe is very simple and quick to cook, but there is some prep time involved. Mainly - processing the cauliflower into rice. There are a few ways to do that. One way is to chop up the florets and throw them into a food processor. Or, you can do the same ...

Pork and Cabbage Casserole

Pork and Cabbage Casserole

This pork and cabbage casserole is a reconstructed cabbage stuffed with a ground pork filling. It slices just like a cake, and is a wonderful hearty dish that is fun serve. This dish is similar to stuffed cabbage rolls but without all the fuss of messing around with individual rolls. The recipe does take a few hours to put together and cook, but I think it's time well spent. If you do not have a lot of people to feed in your house then this dish also reheats well during the week. I ...

Hatch Chile Casserole

Hatch Chile Casserole

Close your eyes for a minute and just imagine this peppy zoodle casserole lovingly wrapped in a hatch green chile cream sauce, shredded rotisserie chicken, and pepper jack cheese. It's got just a hint of a spice, but the bold flavors do not mess around! Well, you don't have to imagine anymore because today I'm posting a recipe for this very thing. The cream sauce is made by mixing heavy whipping cream and pureed hatch green chiles with colorful cooked bell peppers. Then it's thickened up ...