Being on a low-carb diet, like keto, doesn’t necessarily mean the absence of some of your favorite foods. Just make a few easy swaps and you can recreate those comfort foods in a much more calorie conscious, and even more nutritious, way!
When you’re hankering for chips and dip but you’re following a low-carb diet, try my quick and easy keto-thin crackers! All you need are just 2 ingredients and 1 hour, then you have crispy and crunchy crackers you can enjoy but without all the carbs.
I’m not the biggest history buff but I do have a wicked imagination. I imagine that if waffle irons existed back in prehistoric times, the cavemen would mash everything into a bowl and throw it on the waffle iron. No sides. No fancy salads. Just delicious fuel in a singular dish. This is another take
I can’t get enough of steak rolls! I’ve been making them off and on for the past 5 years since I started eating healthier and discovered I didn’t have to give up beef. Rolls are great for portion control because if you wanted to, you can accurately measure out each strip for rolling to get
Let it be known, I love kitchen gadgets and food trends. With the summer time right around the corner, two things are happening – 1) people are itching to fire up the grill; and 2) they are looking for low-carb recipes to shed some excess water weight for their hard-earned vacation. So, today we’re making
Every once in a while it’s nice to switch up your routine and try something different. While many believe it’s best to stick with one type of diet, I actually have found it helpful to try out different diets throughout the year. It keeps your diet fresh, enhances your understanding of food (and wellness) and
If you’re in a pinch of time and money, reach for quick and flavorful canned good recipes. This salmon and chickpea salad is a meal all by itself with quality protein, healthy fats and complex carbohydrates. Just add the salad to whole wheat sandwich or pita bread, or even Romaine lettuce for a lower-carbohydrate option,
The weather was just too darn nice outside not to fire up the grill. I didn’t have anything ready in the fridge so I rummaged the freezer and found a bison ribeye that I bought about 1 month ago from Kroger. So I dropped the sealed bag in a bowl of lukewarm water to help it
If you’re looking for a new way to enjoy chicken breast, stuff them! Get inspiration from your favorite dips or casseroles. For this recipe, I combined my love of creamy spinach dip, turned it into a higher protein and lower-calorie treat, then stuffed it in a chicken breast. What I love about this particular method
Just in time for St. Paddy’s day celebrations, OR for a cold day and you need a hearty warming recipe, try my low-carb Guinness Stew. Paddy’s Day, St Patricks Day, Lá Fhéile Pádraig (you didn’t know I could speak Gaelic did you?!). The Irish sure know how to celebrate so what better way to get
Growing up one of my favorite foods, and still today, is shrimp & grits or fried fish and grits. It’s traditionally served with a blackened or Cajun shrimp, or fried catfish, then enjoyed with savory and buttery grits that are even creamier with a whole bunch of cheese. Love at first bite! While its very
One of the foods I REALLY missed when I experimented with the keto diet was granola. While I’m not the biggest fan of oatmeal or oats in general, granola is a major exception. Something about the crunchy, crispy and buttery taste of oatmeal that puts a smile on my face. Even though I’m not following
If you’re looking to enjoy the “big game” in a lower-carb, yet satisfying, way, then you MUST try my keto rolls and sliders! This is not only a great party recipe, but also it’s good for those following a ketogenic diet and need their “bread fix!” You can even customize the rolls to incorporate your
We are cranking the spice and flavor up in our diet with Cajun cuisine! We’re putting a spin on a seafood classic, gumbo. Technically, it’s hard to imagine gumbo without seafood, but we’re doing this to make it meal prep and budget friendly. We’re boosting the fats a bit as well to make this easier
If you’ve watched my 8-week keto transformation video, then you’ll know that the keto diet can be a great way to get results. I know many of you are really excited to try this out, as I’ve been getting floods of emails and requests for a keto meal plan. As a bonus, I’m making this
Here’s a delicious, comfort food makeover for the fall – low-carb enchiladas with Spanish cauliflower rice. When you’re in a diet rut, don’t just shrug your shoulders and promise to start eating better at a later date. Instead, take one of those meals or foods you’re craving and challenge yourself to give it a makeover