New To Keto? Keep it Simple, Smartie!

Fear not! You can start keto in the simplest of ways. Look at the meal above. Fancy, eh? Not really. It’s chicken and sauce from a jar. Seriously. You need just a tad bit of knowledge about the macro goals, which means that about 70% of your calories should come from fat, about 25% from…

Keto Coconut Cheesecake Balls

A no-bake keto dessert? I’m in! These would also be considered fat bombs since they are made from healthy keto-approved fats in the form of nuts and cream cheese. I always have nuts ready in my fridge that I buy raw and roast at home in Kerrygold butter. Perfect for snacks, salad toppers, or recipes…

One-Pan Dinner: Keto Sloppy Joes!

Flavors from India make these sloppy joes zing! This is an easy, fast keto meal with a real twist on traditional sloppy Joes. And it works for families with non keto eaters in the house. In the video, which is only a minute long, I misspoke when I said olive oil. I meant avocado oil….

Full Fat Chicken Alfredo!

Love alfredo sauce but know that pasta is not keto friendly? I use a lot of mushrooms instead of pasta because they can bulk up the sauce like a shell noodle would. I also love using more than the broccoli floret. The stems, steamed first, can offer that bulk when you ditch the pasta. Now…

Meatballs N Marinara

Buy-bye white flour pasta! Who needs it with all those veggies and Rao’s Marinara which is low carb and a melody in your mouth, 4 net carbs compared to some sauces I’ve seen that have 14 net carbs per the same 1/2 cup serving.  Since I was new at this cooking thing and had never…

Keto Cookies, Oh My!

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Sweet Keto!

Who says you can’t have sweets on Keto? It simply takes a bit of modifying and moderation. Berries are a lower carb fruit, so have a go at melting a bit of Kerrygold butter in a pan, add a small dollop of peanut butter, sea salt, 85% dark chocolate, and the sweetener…stevia! Try crushing some…

Ketogenic Egg Bake

Before the keto police whack me with their batons, you can omit every last shred of potato, but before you do, are you aware of resistant starch? Resistant starch feeds the good bacteria in your gut, and you can create it by chilling potatoes after they are cooked, and then reheating. But first, the ingredients:…