Cheesy Hearts of Palm Dip

Cheesy Hearts of Palm Dip

If you are sick of missing out on hot, cheesy, dips because you are dairy sensitive then this recipe is for you! If you are toying with the idea of doing less meat or are already a strict vegetarian, this recipe gives you the texture of crab by using the low-carb vegetable hearts of palm. Hearts of palm is the inner core of the palm tree bud. It’s often harvested from many different types of palm trees, including coconut. This vegetable is high in fiber, potassium, iron, zinc, phosphorus, ...

Asparagus Fries with Red Pepper Aioli

Asparagus Fries with Red Pepper Aioli

Whether summer is in full swing or we are in the depths of a winter freeze, asparagus is always on my menu! There are so many versatile ways to prepare those sturdy green stalks. My absolute favorite way is crispy baked asparagus fries! Yes, I said fries. On keto. Keto-fries. These babies are crispy and cheesy on the outside, but still easy enough to bite into. Fresh parsley and Parmesan cheese add a tangy, bright, dimension that is given a little body with smoked paprika. I love to ...

Bacon & Cheese Cauliflower Muffins

Bacon & Cheese Cauliflower Muffins

These delicious bacon and cheese muffins may look carby, but don’t let that fool you. They are only 2.2 net carbs per muffin. Plus, they are so easy to make! For this recipe, you will need cauliflower rice. Some stores do sell the cauliflower pre-chopped, but if you can’t find it, stick the vegetable into a blender and food processor. Pulse until the cauliflower is the size of a grain of rice. It’s fairly straightforward - the only annoyance is cleaning out the blender afterwards! The ...

Keto Bacon Burger Bombs

Keto Bacon Burger Bombs

Up your fat intake with these delicious burger bombs. Cheese stuffed inside sausage and wrapped in bacon! Dip them in your favorite sugar-free condiments and it tastes like it’s straight out of a take out window. The best thing about these burger bombs are that they only require 3 main ingredients. I used raw sausage rounds for this recipe, but if you can’t find them, you can always take the skin off breakfast sausages and use the raw meat, after flattening them into small circles. While ...

Crispy Keto Pork Bites

Crispy Keto Pork Bites

These simple crispy pork bites with a creamy blue cheese sauce make the perfect snack, entertainers nibbles, or delicious dinner treat. Something a bit crispy, a bit salty, creamy, and a little bit sweet. Why not have them with your favorite greens for dinner? I do! Are you an entertainer? Are you always looking for keto friendly snacks to make that your guests will love? Look no further. These have always been a winner with my friends and family. They go before I can almost get a look ...

Smoked Salmon and Goat Cheese Bites

Smoked Salmon and Goat Cheese Bites

These smoked salmon and goat cheese bites combine bitter radicchio leaves, smoked salmon, and faintly sweet herbed goat cheese. The purple radicchio leaves and pink smoked salmon make beautiful appetizer cups. Each creamy bite is packed full of herby and smoked flavors. You will need to find radicchio at your grocery store for this recipe. Radicchio has bitter, but tender purple leaves. You can find it all year long, but it's peak season is winter through spring. If your produce ...

Feta and Bacon Bites

Feta and Bacon Bites

One of my favorite keto things to make is cheese based dough. It is incredibly versatile. These feta and bacon bites are just one of many things that you can make with this type of dough. Not only are these bites super easy to make, but cook time is roughly 15 minutes! They are also a great snack to keep for on-the-go. For this recipe I used a muffin tin, however you don’t have too. You can put these on a cookie sheet (lined with parchment paper) or a silicon baking mat. I used a muffin ...

Soy Sauce Marinated Deviled Eggs

Soy Sauce Marinated Deviled Eggs

Do you think that hard boiled eggs are boring? Well, think again! These eggs are marinated just like the eggs you find at a ramen restaurant, then whipped with cream cheese and chives. They're salty with a touch of sweet, and make the perfect appetizer or snack. The first time I encountered a version of this recipe was from a wonderful cookbook by Harumi Kurihara. She is kind of like Martha Stewart in Japan. I was fascinated by these brown dyed eggs, and she suggested toppings like cream ...

Spicy Sausage Cheese Dip

Spicy Sausage Cheese Dip

I’ve been seeing a lot of Pinterest pins for dips lately. It reminded me of this one Mexican restaurant I used to visit that had the best spicy sausage dip. So in memory of the delicious dip I used to eat, I created my own keto version. I’ve always had a love for spicy foods, and this dip was no exception. For the Italian sausage, I choose to use the hot kind. For an extra kick of spiciness, I added a can of hot Ro*Tel. If you’re not familiar with Ro*Tel, it’s diced tomatoes and green ...

Cheesy Cauliflower Onion Dip

Cheesy Cauliflower Onion Dip

It’s football season in my house, which means there’s a lot more snacking going on. Since not all my friends or family watch their carb or sugar intake, I try to create snacks that everyone can enjoy. So I knew one easy way I could try experimenting with some snack worthy recipes was to try a new twist on a classic dip recipe. Unlike using a traditional french onion dip, I decided to try my hand at creating a dip with a cauliflower and an onion base. My thinking was that it would be a ...