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What I Eat (2-Day Keto Samples)

What does a weekend of ketogenic eating look like for me? Many people are unsure how to start and find relief seeing keto samples like this simple strawberry cheesecake keto shake, aka real food! I generally start my day with bulletproof coffee. Early afternoon, I have two scrambled eggs, celery with cream cheese. A bit of dark chocolate. I drink hibiscus tea throughout the day with lime, which is full of antioxidants. Then this amazing Strawberry Cheesecake Shake for dinner.

Keto strawberry cheesecake shake
Keto Strawberry Cheesecake Shake

Keto Strawberry Cheesecake Shake

3 medium strawberries. 1 cup crushed ice. 1 cup So Delicious Brand coconut milk (it’s partly water and low carb). 1 tablespoon softened cream cheese. 1/4 cup full-fat whipping cream. 1/2 tablespoon Pyure. 1/2 teaspoon real vanilla. Dash of salt. Blender time! >>> about 4 Net Carbs | 21g Fat | 2g Protein | 250 Calories <<<

For dinner, something like this: 3 ounces of ground turkey with Rao’s Marinara, a popular Keto favorite because it is so low in net carbs, and cheddar cheese. Simple. Fast. Keto.

Next day, I start again with bulletproof coffee and around noon have my first meal. Holy smokes, this is good: 2 eggs, 2 ounces ground turkey sauteed in Kerrygold with celery and red onion. Topped with sour cream, salsa, chives. Side of roasted pecans with milled flaxseed, avocado, grape tomatoes. Himalayan pink salt. Freshly ground pepper.

Keto Samples, eggs with roasted avocado
Keto Samples, eggs with roasted avocado

Dinner might be another shake. Choose your flavor, from cinnamon to vanilla to chocolate to blueberry. And the nutritional bonus of shakes or smoothies is that it’s a cinch to add spinach leaves or 1/4 an avocado without changing the taste. Check out these keto samples that are simple and delicious and have no obscure ingredients!  4-Step Chicken Fajitas, or Indian-Flavored Sloppy Joe’s, or Fathead Dough Keto Pizza. Experiment. Eat breakfast foods for dinner and dinner foods for breakfast. Keto on, warriors!

For beginner tips, click here.

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Keto Avocado Toast

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If you’re feeling left out of the hipster $15 avocado toast craze, fear not! You can do it Keto Style, for a fraction of the cost, and you won’t be messing with insulin spikes because of all the gluten-loaded bread. Here is what you do:

  • Make fathead dough flatbread.
  • Spread on ripe avocado.
  • Eat.

Okay, the fathead flatbread will take a little prep, but the ripe avocados are a no-brainer. One batch of dough is basically 1.5 cups of mozzarella, 2 T cream cheese melted in microwave, stir in 1 egg and 3/4 C almond flour, knead, roll out on parchment paper and bake at 400 till brown. For more details on making fathead dough, CLICK HERE. The beautiful thing I discovered is that you can freeze the COOKED flatbread, as opposed to freezing raw dough, which is wear the real time saver comes in, as well as the benefit of meal prep.

Fathead dough has so many uses, once you get the basics down. You can make Keto Crackers, or lasagna noodles, or even cinnamon rolls, which I have yet to dry, but plan on. And you can jazz up your avocado with Keto salsa, or Rao’s marinara, and the list goes on. Bon appetite, Keto Warriors!

If you’re new to keto, please poke around the blog. I am pretty much a newbie, so I cook simply and explain the basics so as not to overwhelm. I am THRILLED with how much better I feel on keto: so much energy, reduced depression, drastically reduced body aches and pains, and a slightly smaller butt.

Click the following links for some basics:

Stock Your Keto Kitchen

Make Ice Cream Shakes in 90 Seconds

Get your crunch on with a 1-Minute Keto Cracker

Check out the One Keto Book I Bought

If you don’t know Fathead Keto Pizza, You Must!

You might notice links to products I like, and if you click through and make a purchase, you will not pay one penny extra, but I will earn a wee commission. I appreciate it very much!

 

 

Breaking News Re: Fathead Pizza Dough

fathead pizza dough cooked and ready to freeze

Freezing Fathead Pizza Dough! I’m not talking about the raw ball of dough to cook later. I mean the cooked wedges or rectangles or circles of fathead goodness that you can pull right from the freezer, top, heat and eat! I’m certainly not the first to discover this, but an experienced keto blogger had yet to attempt such a venture, hence this blog post. This is such a time saver. And an energy saver to be able to make several crusts at once.

Check out this video if you’ve never made it. It can seem a little odd. If you heat the cheese enough, you can stir with a spoon and skip getting your hands dirty, but it IS fun!

They come out beautifully and are actually more firm than the freshly cooked dough. You could top them and put them straight into the over. Or you could heat in microwave and use like pita bread to dip into salsa or marinara or spinach dip. Depending on the size, about a minute is all you need. I should make note that I use a traditional fathead pizza dough recipe, but I add about one tablespoon milled flaxseed to each batch. Gives it a hearty texture that may account for it all holding together better.

 

And in the Did You Know section that I just now invented…did you know that parchment paper WILL catch on fire if it’s close enough to the broiler? I will take this error and turn it into genius, because as I scrambled to rescue my precious dough, they fell from the racks  in melty strips of half-cooked fathead. I couldn’t let that be their final show. So I tore the remains into pieces, brushed off the ashes, drizzled them with melted butter, parsley and garlic. Arrange them around meatballs and marinara, and suddenly I look like a genius. Right? Don’t I look like a genius who makes intentionally wonky-shaped flatbread?

If you’re new to keto, please poke around the blog. I am pretty much a newbie, so I cook simply and explain the basics so as not to overwhelm. I am THRILLED with how much better I feel on keto: so much energy, reduced depression, drastically reduced body aches and pains, and a slightly smaller butt.

Click the following links for some basics:

Stock Your Keto Kitchen

Make Ice Cream Shakes in 90 Seconds

Get your crunch on with a 1-Minute Keto Cracker

Check out the One Keto Book I Bought

If you don’t know Fathead Keto Pizza, You Must!

You might notice a lack of ads and banners here, which I do so you can read uninterrupted, but you will see links to products I like, and if you click through and make a purchase, you will not pay one penny extra, but I will earn a wee commission. I appreciate it very much!