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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

Keto Taco Salad

Enjoy this delicious taco salad as one of your keto meals to reach your weight loss goals! INGREDIENTS 1 lb ground grass fed beef 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1/2 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 4 cups romaine lettuce 1 medium tomato 4 oz cheddar cheese 1/2 cup cilantro 1 large avocado 1/2 cup favorite salsa 2 small limes 1 cup chopped cucumber DIRECTIONS Heat a large skillet under medium heat and coat with butter, coconut oil, or non stick spray. Add ground beef to pan and add all seasonings. Stir well and cook until browned. Remove from heat and let cool slightly. Build salads by adding lettuce and veggies,… Read More

Healthy Ranch Dressing

  Eat ranch dressing and still lose weight with this healthy ranch dressing recipe! INGREDIENTS 2 cups Fat Free Cottage Cheese 1 Ranch dressing seasoning packet 1 tbsp. olive oil DIRECTIONS 1.      Puree the cottage cheese in a blender using water to achieve desired consistency. 2.      Add 1 tbsp. olive oil and entire ranch seasoning packet 3.      Blend again till well mixed 4.      Pour and serve.

Healthy Shrimp Scampi

                INGREDIENTS 4 tsp olive oil 1 1/4 pounds med raw shrimp, peeled and deveined (tails left on) 6-8 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup + 1 T minced parsley 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper 4 lemon wedges *Optional: eat with spiralized Zucchini Noodles DIRECTIONS In a large nonstick skillet, heat the oil. Saute the shrimp until just pink, around 2-3 minutes. Add the garlic and continue cooking while stirring constantly, about 30 seconds. With a slotted spoon transfer the shrimp to a platter and tent with foil to keep them warm. In the skillet,… Read More