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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

Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Alfredo

            Are you going Keto? Here is a delicious keto recipe that substitutes spaghetti squash for pasta and will help you stay on track with your weight loss goals. INGREDIENTS1 pound raw shrimp, deshelled, tails removed1 bunch asparagus, cut into thirds8 ounces baby bella mushrooms, chopped2 tablespoons olive oil1 spaghetti squash, halved1 yellow onion, chopped2 teaspoons Italian seasoning1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes1/2 teaspoon garlic salt1/2 teaspoon pepperFor the Alfredo Sauce:1/4 cup butter1 cup heavy cream1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated2 cloves garlic, minced DIRECTIONSPreheat oven to 425°.1. Lay squash halves on an ungreased baking sheet, cut-side down. Roast for 40 minutes or until insides are soft. Scoop out insides of squash with a fork and… Read More