Mexican food is delicious. It's my favourite cuisine and the wonderful thing about it, besides the food combinations and flavours, is that it is super easy to make low carb/keto friendly. Enchiladas are a staple and I used to make them the old fashioned way. Definitely not low carb! So I decided to try something… Continue reading Low Carb Zucchini Enchiladas
I used to LOVE lasagna. I used to make it as a comfort food and eat way too much of it in one sitting. I decided to try out a pasta-free version of my own, and it came out amazing! I know there is a really amazing mock-noodle lasagna out there that lots of keto/low… Continue reading Lasagna Stuffed Peppers – Keto/Low Carb
I finally made bone broth in the Instant Pot and I can't believe I waited so long to do it! Not only was it super easy, it took 1/4 of the time it usually takes to make bone broth on the stove and it tastes absolutely fantastic. Instant Pot Bone Broth 10-12 servings | Prep… Continue reading Instant Pot Bone Broth
One of the most frequently asked questions I get is: What do I eat for dinner? Where can I find good recipes? So, I've put together this list of the yummiest dinners for the ketogenic/low carb lifestyle! Enjoy 🙂 Chicken: Grilled Chicken and Peanut sauce https://www.ibreatheimhungry.com/2017/07/grilled-chicken-w-peanut-sauce-keto-low-carb.html Chicken Dijon with Mushrooms and Artichokes http://peaceloveandlowcarb.com/chicken-dijon-with-mushrooms-and-artichokes/ Crunchy keto… Continue reading 100 Mouth-Watering Keto/Low Carb Dinners
I've been wanting to make a bagel recipe for a while now, and finally had the time to do it today. I've seen a few recipes floating out there in Keto-Land, but I've always found them either too complicated, too cheesy (fathead bagels), or I didn't like the ingredients. Now that I've developed this recipe,… Continue reading The Best Keto/Low Carb Bagels (cheese free, dairy free option) – 2.4g NET Carbs!
Dinner tonight was a Greek salad (olives, goat feta, yellow peppers, avocado oil and vinegar) and Chicken wings. This is a simple meal. I like to keep things simple. This meal is indicative of most of my meals, because the Ketogenic lifestyle is about eating healthy, whole foods. Despite what others may say, it shouldn't… Continue reading A Nutrient Dense Simple Keto Meal
I don't know a single person who doesn't love chicken fingers. Especially the fried kind. The other day, I felt like doing something a little different for dinner but I didn't have anything but some chicken breast. So I decided to try my hand at chicken fingers. Ketofied chicken fingers. The end result was amazing.… Continue reading Keto/Low Carb Chicken Fingers!
So many people get confused about what items to buy that first time they go grocery shopping with the intent of starting a new healthy way of eating. Here is a list of must have items to keep in stock: Pantry: Almond meal/flour Keto approved sweetener: xylitol/stevia/erythritol/monk fruit (I prefer xylitol. Tastes like sugar, perfect… Continue reading Keto Kitchen Staples – Your Grocery List
Sometimes, I really enjoy having a snack while watching a movie. The other day, when the hubs and I were about to start a movie, I decided to roast some pecans. I added a few ingredients and when I tasted it, I couldn't believe how much it tasted like popcorn! So, here it is keto-ers.… Continue reading Keto Pecan “Popcorn”
I love eggs, but living the keto lifestyle means that sometimes, I need to find new ways to eat them. Eggs are a beautiful keto food because not only are they packed with goodness for our bodies, they are a powerhouse of nutrition, as well as provide a wonderful serving of protein and fat. Not… Continue reading Mediterranean Frittata (Keto/Low-Carb)
I used to love jalapeno poppers in my pre-keto life. They always seemed like such a great comfort food and were perfect for parties. Once I began ketogenic eating, I made a decision to change my eating habits, and my focus on this had me forget about the foods I once enjoyed. Until one day,… Continue reading Low-Carb/Keto Jalapeno Poppers
I love brisket. It's such a fatty cut of meat and tastes so delicious and tender if cooked correctly. Even in my pre-keto life, I would love seeing brisket on the table at family gatherings. In my new keto life, seeing brisket is even more mouth-watering because of how fatty and satisfying it is. The… Continue reading The Perfect Low-Carb/Keto Brisket
I get asked all the time: What do I snack on? Well, the truth is, I don't really snack. I used to snack A LOT, in my pre-keto life. But I don't really snack anymore. My body just doesn't feel the need to eat every hour (or 2) because my insulin levels are controlled and… Continue reading Keto Snacking: The Ultimate List of no-fuss keto snacks
In this post, I will show you how to log food. Here is a sample of a day's menu on keto: Breakfast: 2 eggs fried in butter (1tbsp), 1oz cheddar cheese, and 1/2 an avocado Lunch: Greek salad with feta (1oz) and a baked chicken thigh (Dressing made with 1tbsp avocado oil and 1tbsp vinegar) Dinner: Ribeye… Continue reading How to track food in My Fitness Pal: A sample day’s menu
There is a lot of debate out there regarding whether it really makes a difference if you regularly consume grain-fed animal products or grass-fed animal products. It's obvious that grass-fed, free-range products are much more expensive than grain-fed, conventionally raised products. So is the extra expense worth it? I say yes. I won't get into… Continue reading Grass-Fed vs. Grain-Fed