Recipe Blogs

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough – Keto, Low glycemic dessert

INGREDIENTS 2 tbsps peanut butter, creamy, no sugar added 1/2 tbsp Keto friendly sugar (such as Monk Fruit or Swerve) *optional* -makes very sweet 1/8 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1/8 tsp. kosher salt 1/2 c. almond flour 2 tbsps Keto friendly dark chocolate chips (such as Lily’s) DIRECTIONS In a large bowl using a hand mixer, beat peanut butter until light … Continue reading

Tabbouleh Recipe

Tabbouleh, Tabouli, or Tabbouli…however you spell it, it is a great side dish to any meal. Lately I’ve made it my main meal, with some sautéed sweet chicken and olives. Pair with my whole wheat pita and you have a filling meal. Ingredients 1/4 cup bulgur and quinoa, cooked 2 tbsps olive oil 1/2 lemon, … Continue reading

Almond Chocolate Nut Clusters Recipe – Keto, low glycemic

Ingredients 1/4 cup Lily’s dark chocolate chips (keto friendly) 3 almonds, salted Notes I keep these dessert recipes small, often cutting out a lot of extra ingredients so that you only make it when you really want to dessert, you don’t have a whole batch of these laying around the house that’s constantly tempting you. … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough – Keto, Low glycemic, tastes like the real thing!

INGREDIENTS 2 tbsps butter, softened 1 1/3 tbsp Keto friendly sugar (such as Monk Fruit or Swerve) 1/8 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1/8 tsp. kosher salt 1/2 c. almond flour 2 tbsps Keto friendly dark chocolate chips (such as Lily’s) DIRECTIONS In a large bowl using a hand mixer, beat butter until light and fluffy. Add sugar, vanilla and salt and … Continue reading

Cinnamon Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe

Ingredients 1/4 cup creamer 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 1/2 cup water 1 tbsp vegetable oil or EVOO 1 tbsp vinegar 1 cup flour 1 tbsp greek yogurt, non fat 1 1/2 tbsp brown sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp allspice 1/4 tsp cloves 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp ginger 1/4 … Continue reading

Pumpkin Spice Greek Yogurt Recipe

Ingredients 1/2 cup Greek yogurt 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 1/8 tsp salt 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/8 tsp vanilla extract dash allspice dash nutmeg dash ground cloves 2 tsp monk fruit sweetener or 1 packet of splenda Optional add ins and toppings Cranberries Pumpkin seeds Sunflower seeds Blueberries Raspberries Strawberries Flax seeds Chia seeds Psyllium husk … Continue reading

Ginger Pumpkin Muffins or Pumpkin Loaf Recipe

Ingredients 1/2 cup white sugar 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs and 1 egg white 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tsps cinnamon 2 tsps nutmeg 1/2 tsp ginger 1/2 tsp cloves 1/2 cup apple juice 2/3 cup vegetable oil 1 tbsp greek yogurt 1 and 1/3 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1 cup whole … Continue reading

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes Recipe

Ingredients 1 1/3 cups flour, I used half whole wheat half all purpose 1/2 cup peanut butter 3/4 cup cocoa powder, unsweetened 1 1/2 cups sugar 3/4 tsp vanilla extract 2 large eggs 1 cup milk 2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 3 Tbsp butter, softened 1/8 tsp salt First time making these, … Continue reading

Andrea K’s Meatloaf Recipe

1 lb ground sirloin 1/2 pound ground chuck (80/20) 1 Egg 1/2 cup onion 1 tsp sage 1 poblano pepper minced (optional) 1 tbsp olive oil 1/2 cup breadcrumbs 2 tbsps parsley 1 tsp salt (or to taste) 1 tsp black pepper (or to taste) 1/3 cup ketchup 2 tbsp brown sugar 2 tsp yellow … Continue reading

Cinnamon Muffins Recipe

Decided to make these on a whim, added some ingredients and voila! Cinnamon muffins. I used a split of whole wheat and white flour so that I had “healthy” with “tasty” in one, but you can go all white flour or all wheat if you’d like. I added vanilla and cinnamon as well. If going … Continue reading

Teriyaki Chicken and Peanut Recipe

1/2 cup soy sauce 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup Apple cider vinegar 1 tsp minced garlic 1/2 tsp Ginger 1/4 tsp Black pepper 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 tbsp water 3 mushrooms 1/3 cup zucchini slices 1/2 chicken breast 1/4 cup peanuts, unsalted 2 tbsp olive oil or sesame oil In a saucepan, combine the cornstarch, … Continue reading

“Greek” Pork Loin Recipe

Pork is often referred to as the “other white meat”. Pork can serve as a good source of protein and is often a cheaper alternative to chicken breasts. This is a recipe I invented just based off of an idea. I thought I would pass it along to those interested in gluten free, keto friendly … Continue reading

Peanut Curry Sauce Recipe

Ability Level: Easy I harvested some fresh poblano peppers this afternoon, and felt in the mood for Thai food. When reviewing local Thai restaurants, I had the idea of looking up how to make a Thai peanut sauce myself. Ran into a recipe similar to this and simplified it for individual servings. Can be easily … Continue reading

Parmesan Zucchini Quiche Recipe, crustless and gluten free

Ingredients 1 teaspoon salt ½ cup sliced and quartered zucchini 2 tablespoons butter 2 tbsps olive oil 1 tbsp onion powder 1/4 cup chopped ham 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ teaspoon curry powder ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/8 tsp nutmeg 5 eggs … Continue reading

Blueberry Banana Muffins Recipe

2 ripe bananas 2 cups whole wheat flour (pictured), or 1 cup whole wheat and 1 cup all purpose 1/2 cups butter softened and cubed 2 tsps baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 cup blueberries 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/3 cup brown sugar 2 Eggs 1 tsp cinnamon I’ve never made banana bread or … Continue reading

Whole Wheat Flatbread Recipe

A very simple recipe, the healthiest of the flat breads as it is only made of whole wheat flour, salt and water. A couple keys to making this work is to roll it out thin enough and to cook it on a hot enough skillet, otherwise you will have a gummy flatbread that lacks the … Continue reading

Baba Ghanoush Recipe

Ganoush, Ghanouj, or Ghanoush, however you spell it this recipe is delicious with your favorite veggies and meats. 1 eggplant 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup tahini 2 cloves garlic 1/8 tsp smoked paprika 1/2 cup greek yogurt, unflavored, no sugar Salt and pepper to taste 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp olive oil … Continue reading

“Ratatouille” with Ricotta Recipe

I started off with a basic ratatouille recipe and it evolved over the weeks so that became tastier and easier to make. This recipe includes ricotta cheese, you can add other cheeses as well such as parmesan and feta. 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tbsp garlic, minced 2 teaspoons dried parsley 1/2 eggplant, cut into … Continue reading

Crab, Shrimp, and Tuna Salad Recipe

Great for keto, this salad can go in lettuce cups, on top of salad, paired with a fruit salad or topped on open faced bread. Also great for meal preps as it makes a great high protein meal (50 grams protein). 1/3 12oz can of tuna 1/3 6oz can of crab meat 5 large shrinp, … Continue reading