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Low Carb Chocolate Fondue

It’s Valentines day and that usually means an excess of CHOCOLATE! Why not try replacing some of those sweet candies with this healthy chocolate fondue recipe? Ingredients ⅓ cup coconut oil ⅓ cup coconut milk 3 tablespoons cocoa powder 3 tablespoons stevia 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter ¼ teaspoon vanilla pinch of sea salt Items for dipping: strawberries, bananas, blueberries, etc. Instructions Combine all of the ingredients in a small saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring constantly until everything is melted. The mixture will look oily. Continue cooking and stirring for 2-3 more minutes until it is a creamy texture. Remove from heat and pour into a bowl or fondue pot. Dip all your favorite items!

Garden Veggie Dill Dip

Looking for something healthy to bring to the Super Bowl Party this year? This dip is perfect with a side of veggie dippers! Ingredients 1.5 cups non-fat sour cream 1/2 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt 1 tsp fresh minced garlic 1 tsp dried minced onion 1/4 tsp dried dill 1/2 tsp sea salt 2 TBSP fresh chopped parsley 2 TBSP fresh chopped green onion plus extra to taste 1/4 cup finely grated carrot (approx. 1/2 a carrot) 1/4 cup chopped broccoli florets Instructions: Shred the carrots using the fine side of your favorite cheese grater. Use kitchen scissors or a pairing knife to remove just the top of the florets of the broccoli (no stems whatsoever). Combine all ingredients and mix. Adjust seasoning to taste as needed. Pop it in the fridge overnight to allow the flavors to amplify. If… Read More

Ceviche

This Ceviche w/Avocado & Creamy Cilantro Lime Coleslaw is perfect if you are following the Keto Diet. You can even enjoy the Ceviche without the avocado and coleslaw to make it fit into our High Protein of HCG Diet programs. INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup shallots, thinly sliced 1 pound fresh fish- sea bass, red snapper, corvina, tilapia, or Hamachi – diced into 1/2 inch cubes 1/2 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/2 cup red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1/4 cup parsley, chopped 1 small jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 large Avocado DIRECTIONS 1. In a small bowl, salt the shallots generously and let… Read More

Mashed Cauliflower

Are you on a ‘diet’ and missing comfort food like ‘mashed potatoes?’ This recipe is low carb and a killer substitute! You won’t even notice the difference. INGREDIENTS 1 cauliflower whole head, separated into florets 1 garlic whole bulb 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 teaspoons thyme fresh chopped 1/4-1/2 teaspoon kosher salt or to taste 1/4 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 2. Slice about 1/4″ from the head of garlic and drizzle olive oil over the exposed cloves. Wrap garlic in aluminum foil and roast for 40-50 minutes, until soft. Remove from oven and cool until you can handle it. 3. Meanwhile, set a vegetable steamer into a pot or saucepan with a… Read More

Pesto Lamb Chops

Don’t get bored on keto. Pesto is a delicious KETO FRIENDLY way to flavor or foods. Check out this lamb chop recipe! INGREDIENTS 1 lb. lamb chops (4 oz. each) olive oil (about 1/2 cup plus an additional tablespoon divided) 1 tablespoon unsalted butter Montreal steak seasoning 1/2 cup almond slivers, toasted 1/3 cup fresh mint leaves 1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves 1 cup baby spinach leaves 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice 1 medium clove garlic 2 tsp swerve or sugar free sweetener salt and pepper DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. 2. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of butter in a cast iron skillet (or some other oven-proof skillet)… Read More

Creamsicle Jell-O

Looking for new recipe ideas while on the keto diet? Try this delicious creamy dessert perfect for Springtime! INGREDIENTS 1 LARGE box of sugar free jello in whichever flavor you fancy (.6 oz box) 2 cups of boiling water 1 cup of sour cream 1 cup of heavy cream *If you have a small box of jello (.3 oz box), halve the rest of the ingredients and continue on! DIRECTIONS 2. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil and add it to the jello powder. Follow the directions on the box, which say something like “whisk briskly for 2 minutes.” I pay very close attention to that rule, because I read that some people who mixed their jello with… Read More