These light, easy-to-make zucchini muffins are handy to have for a quick breakfast. They are excellent paired with Cinnamon Butter and a cup of Buttered Coffee. Refrigerate in an airtight container to preserve the quality.
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Nothing warms you up on a cold night like a warm bowl of chili. If beef chili just isn't your thing, this white chicken chili is sure to hit the spot. Green chiles are tempered with Cheddar cheese and sour cream but overall , this is a very mild chili. Add a jalapeño or serrano pepper to heighten the heat.
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Sometimes it’s the simplest ingredients that make a dish. Here, a bitter mix of arugula is complemented by fresh lemon juice and olive oil. It’s full of great fats for ketogenic energy, with a modest amount of protein for a macro balance.
Deviled eggs . . . my loves . . . my everything . . . . I always have hard boiled eggs on hand for salads and on-the-go snacks. These breakfast-friendly deviled eggs are slightly sweet and satisfying— like a cinnamon bun.
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At about 3.5net carbs per cup, green beans are not the keto-friendliest of all veggies. But paired with a rich blend of savory ghee and red pepper flakes, you can definitely enjoy this occasional carb "splurge."
Sweet and spicy sausage is married with earthy, fragrant sage in this meatloaf, which is topped with a tart orange zest.
Perfect for a party appetizer or an afternoon snack, these stuffed mushrooms roasted with cream cheese and prosciutto are a lovely treat. Prosciutto comes in a variety of thicknesses; for this recipe, the thinner the better. When prosciutto is cooked it can become tough if it's too thick, so ask your butcher for the thinnest cut available.
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Peanut butter and cream cheese come together to create this unique, chewy cookie. Crunchy on the outside but chewy on the inside, these mimic the traditional peanut butter cookie in many ways. The dough will be very sticky, so wet your hands before forming the cookies.
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Mornings are better with meat. Here, onions and scallion are balanced with plenty of cheese. The best part: make this on Sunday and it will last you all week long for quick and easy breakfasts.
An almond flour base is accented with a creamy lemon topping in this recipe. The sugar-free gelatin and almond flour crust are what make this recipe keto-friendly. If you have it on hand, dust these bars with powdered stevia for added garnish.
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When you crave something spicy, these stuffed jalapeño poppers are a great go-to snack. Depending on the time of year, jalapeños can carry a mild or medium level of heat. Paired with cream cheese, the heat is tempered but still comes through in a pleasant, tasty way.
Treat yourself to a tapas classic with these goat cheese stuffed peppers, roasted to perfection. The rich, creamy flavor of the goat cheese cuts through the light spice of the pepper and is complemented by the fresh basil. If you are unable to find fresh basil, make this recipe when you have it, as dried basil does not produce the same flavors when used as a substitute.
On a trip to Old Quebec City, I fell off the keto wagon for their famed maple pie. On the way home, we stopped in Stowe, Vermont. You could say I wasn't the most keto-rific spokesperson at that point, and I got the first bowl of pasta I’d eaten in eight months. I oohed and aahed through the whole meal and then spent several weekends coming up with a keto gnocchi recipe to share these savory flavors. I didn’t plan to blab about my walk off the keto plank, but if anyone figures out a keto maple pie, I’ll be first in line.
These fried avocado wedges are an absolute delight. Crispy and crunchy on the outside, and soft and creamy on the inside, they're always a hit and can be seasoned in a variety of ways. Dip them in Ranch Dressing for some added flavor.
While you may buy French onion dip at the store, this recipe will make you quickly reconsider that decision. Caramelizing onions does bring out the sugars more but this dip can be enjoyed in moderation on the keto diet. Paired with pork rinds or raw vegetables, this dip can be enjoyed right after you make it or after resting in the refrigerator overnight for enhanced flavor.
A simple egg scramble inside a bacon cup is topped with cheese in this savory, compact meal made in a cupcake pan. I enjoy using this basic recipe and adding different cheeses or toppings, like mozzarella and basil or onion and Cheddar. Feel free to experiment to find your favorite way to enjoy these sunny breakfast cups.
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Unsweetened coconut flakes wrap around rich cream cheese for these quick and easy truffles. Extremely simple, these can be frozen and thawed as needed or refrigerated in an airtight container. Experiment by adding spices, like cinnamon, for a twist.
This is the keto-version of the now-famous chocolate mug cake. Made with stevia instead of sugar and aided by extra egg, this fluffy, delicious chocolate cake will delight you. Top with whipped cream or serve with fresh for an added treat.
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Chocolate and bacon, two of life's most sinful pleasures, come together in this decadent, savory, and sweet recipe. Skewering the bacon allows the chocolate to adhere well to the meat, though it is not necessary. If you work without the skewers, simply cook the bacon flat in a pan, transfer to parchment paper, and brush on the chocolate.
Ice cream is not very keto-friendly, but when made this unique way with coconut milk you get the same creamy consistency without the added sugar. Enjoy this with unsweetened coconut flakes, cocoa nibs, or shaved dark chocolate. You can make vanilla-flavored ice cream by replacing the cocoa powder with 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
A restaurant classic gets the keto makeover with a surprise ingredient for the outer, crispy breading. Pork rinds substitute for bread crumbs to create a crunch that's not only unique but also extra flavorful. Serve with steamed vegetables or Cauliflower Mash for a filling meal.
A healthy, quick, and easy way to start your day, baked eggs in avocado halves offer endless ways to experiment. Try them with a variety of cheeses, toppings, and seasoning like chopped onion and chives, or cayenne pepper and hot sauce.
Is there anything that cauliflower can't replicate? It would seem not, based on the versatility of this incredible vegetable. Enjoy these cauliflower tortillas with your favorite fajita meat or pulled pork. They also serve as a great wrap for breakfast scrambles to eat on the go.
Mashed potatoes are a staple food missed frequently by many on the keto diet. Fear not, for the magic of cauliflower strikes again in this delicious Cauliflower Mash recipe, which provides a perfect way to sneak vegetables into your diet while enjoying something that feels indulgent. Add bacon bits, chives, and Cheddar cheese on top to recreate a loaded baked potato.
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Cauliflower is an extremely versatile vegetable, especially on the keto diet. It can take on many forms and flavors, which makes it the perfect carbohydrate substitute. In this recipe, cauliflower pairs with a rich, creamy cheese sauce that will curb any pasta craving. This recipe was one of the first that I tested when starting keto, and it is an incredibly easy way to develop a love for the lifestyle. My friends beg for this dish when they come over for dinner-it's that good!
Perfect for a party or a quick midday snack, these Caprese Salad Bites are full of flavor and simple to make. The bright burst of flavor from the tomato pairs perfectly with the creamy mozzarella and fresh basil. Drizzled with olive oil, these little skewers get a zing from balsamic vinegar and a simple seasoning of salt and pepper for a well-rounded bite.
This is the perfect snack when you are craving the flavor of buffalo wings but don't want to deal with the hassle of making them. Cauliflower is an amazing, incredibly versatile vegetable that is able to take on many flavors. Try this recipe with other marinades and sauces, like fajita mix and sour cream.
These classic wings are perfect for football Sundays or weekend gatherings. Baked instead of fried, these wings also save time and the expense of oil. For a smoky flavor, cook the chicken for the same amount of time on the grill over medium heat.
Spaghetti is a staple of every family's weeknight meals. Enjoy this classic on keto by replacing the traditional noodles with spaghetti squash, which looks just like noodles when it's cooked. Topped with gobs of cheese and a hefty serving of sugar-free pasta sauce, this is a treat everyone will enjoy.
Every kids favorite meal gets a keto twist with a non-bread "breading" made from some surprising ingredients. Instead of bread crumbs, crushed pork rinds and Parmesan cheese create a crust that is both crunchy and crisp. Dip in Ranch Dressing or Sugar-Free Ketchup for a real childhood treat.
This sumptuous breakfast is my personal go-to for a lazy Saturday morning when I'm craving something out of the ordinary. Asparagus wrapped in bacon accompanies runny fried eggs to create a unique combination in this dish. I like to enjoy it with a dollop of sour cream or creme fraiche for additional fat.