Buffalo Brussel Sprouts

I’d been apprehensive to try brussel sprouts until recently, more so because of their reputation, than anything. I tried them for the first time at a local Dallas Restaurant called Town Hearth, and they were out of this world! That’s when I decided to start experimenting with them at home. I happen to be a…

What to Drink on Keto–When Water Just Isn’t Enough

I hate plain, basic water. There, I said it! Yes, I’m fully aware of my need to drink water, and Yes I do drink more than the daily recommended intake. Very begrudgingly. But I do it. With Keto, you are eliminating almost all sugar, and drastically decreasing your carbs. Do you know what has a…

Keto on the Go–Fast Food Options

I often get asked what I eat when I don’t have time to cook, or didn’t bring my lunch to work. Easy, I eat fast food like everyone else! Most people are surprised to find that I’ll still eat at McDonald’s, Burger King, Subway, Jimmy John’s and even chow down on a pizza at least…

Shakshuka

Another one skillet recipe! Here’s my take on a classic Middle Eastern breakfast dish. Although its usually eaten for breakfast, I’ll eat mine for lunch or dinner. While Shakshuka is traditionally eaten with pita or┬áchallah, since I follow a low carb diet, I eat mine more like a spicy stew. 6 Large Eggs 3 Tbs…

Perfectly Moist Keto Brownies

I’ve never really been a huge sweets person–salty and savory are more my thang, but every once in a while, a sweet craving will hit HARD. With Keto, its difficult to find something to ease the sweet craving, since it’s a low carb and little to no sugar diet. To help with my sweet cravings,…

Keto Must Haves–A List

I think the most important part of starting Keto is to have the basics in your fridge, and to keep them there. Here are a few of my Keto “must-haves” that I keep in the house at all times. I like to think of these as my base ingredients, as I use them super often….

Bacon-wrapped Southwest Stuffed Burgers

I have to admit, I’m a little bougie when it comes to food, including something as simple as a burger. Here’s a great recipe to throw on the grill whenever you’re craving a big, juicy cheeseburger. 2 lbs ground beef 1/2 an Onion 1 can diced hatch chilis 3 jalapenos 1 Cup Shredded Pepperjack Cheese…

Bullet Proof Coffee

You want me to put butter in my what?! That was my response the first time someone told me about Bullet Proof Coffee (BPC), which is a well-known Keto staple. Yes, Butter Coffee. I know, I know. It sounds absolutely ludicrous, but let me tell you, it is delicious! Back in the day in high…

Low Carb, Sugar Free Strawberry Cheesecake

Dessert!! One thing about Keto is, finding a dessert that you can eat is HARD. Especially one that actually tastes good. Enter, CHEESECAKE. There are so many variations that you can make, but I’ve chosen strawberry. Here’s how ya make it: For Crust: 2 Tbs Butter 1 Cup Coconut Flour 1 Tsp Cinnamon 1/4 Cup…

Deconstructed Egg roll

If you’re an Asian food fan, you’ll enjoy this deconstructed egg roll dish. It’s low carb, and easy to make. 1 lb ground pork 1 Tbs butter or avocado oil 1/2 bag coleslaw 2 Tbs soy sauce 3 Tbs stir fry sauce 1 Tsp Sesame oil 1/4 cup Green Onion 2 Tbs Garlic, minced 1…