Lunches seem to be difficult for people on the go. Some people don't have a way to heat things up, or they need to eat in the car, Some need fast food or have business lunches. A little meal prep on the weekends can make the work days easier. There really are so many options,... Continue Reading →
This topic has been coming up a lot, so here we go. There are lots of ways to camp…tent, RV, cabin, with a “kitchen” of some sort, over an open fire, or some combination in between. I am a big supporter of pre-making foods or making mixes in baggies, jars or tupperware to go. Measure... Continue Reading →
Make ahead – Meal prep
Sometime the key to success with keto is having something to grab when you need it. Meal prepping and ready to go foods can help. I don't personally pre-make my meals (lots of people do though) I don't know what I want to eat an hour from now, let alone a week from now. Mostly... Continue Reading →
A simple vegetable dish that can be adapted to any taste. A healthy side dish or a light dinner. The purple notes are my additions and substitutions. This only takes minutes to make and holds up in the refrigerator well. It would make a great potluck or BBQ addition. Broccoli Salad Ingredients: For the Salad... Continue Reading →
Garlic Butter Chicken Thighs
I have never been a huge fan of chicken thighs, but because of a recent sale at the grocery store I decided I needed to try again. I went looking for a keto friendly chicken thigh recipe that sounded good. I knew it needed to be crispy...this is what I found. It was so good,... Continue Reading →
So many breads (biscuits, rolls and wraps)….
There are so many options, some are pretty good, but we all have our own tastes. Here is a bunch of recipes that will cure different cravings. BISCUITS and ROLLS - Fathead Bagels - I love these, season them or add things to change up their flavor Biscuits - As close as I have found... Continue Reading →
I love tomato soup, especially over noodles. I had to come up with a keto friendly version. Tomatoes are high carbs and full of sugar, so cutting it with the chicken broth lessens the carbs per ounce and still allows the rich flavors to come through. This recipe is pure comfort food. Tomato Soup Ingredients:... Continue Reading →
Eating out – It can be done!!
Eating out does not have to be hard, once you know what you can eat and what to look out for, it’s easy. There is the obvious – Avoid bread, rice, potatoes and desserts. This included breaded/fried foods. Unless you have carb’ers with you…ask the server to not bring the bread. There is the not-so-obvious... Continue Reading →
Sometimes if you are over your proteins for the day you need a good filling dinner with not a lot of protein. Sometimes you just don't want meat, and for some people meatless is a way of life. I have not tried all of these, but they look amazing. It's easier to share this way,... Continue Reading →
We (people, especially Americans) eat too much... of everything. Sugar usage is out of control, it's in everything, even things that are NOT sweet...weird. High fats and high sugars (together) are what make us overweight and unhealthy. Fats can be healthy if the right ones are consumed, but this rant is not about sugars, carbs... Continue Reading →