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Is Low Carb a healthy choice?

Is Low Carb a healthy choice? How about this for a good report? My Mom and Dad have been following this way of eating for about 2 months. My Mom is starting to have people tell her all the time … Continue reading

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Amish Salad

Amish Salad Going to a pot luck and want to stay Keto?? Here’s a great idea! Recipe: 2 stalks of Broccoli Flower Canopies cut into florets 1/2 head of Cauliflower cut small (as shown) 3/4 C Mayo 3/4 C Sour … Continue reading

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2 Suggestions Have Made a Difference for Me

2 Suggestions have made a difference for me. 1. I Google menus and plan ahead (when I can) before I go out to eat. This way, I’m not surprised or sad when I log my meals. I learned the hard … Continue reading

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Mom’s Low Carb Taco Soup

Mom’s Low Carb Taco Soup So – before my Mom and Dad decided a Low Carb lifestyle would be healthier for them, my mother’s kitchen was a fairly safe place for me. Everything in there was “off-limits” for me – … Continue reading

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Real Low Carb Ice Cream

Real Low Carb Ice Cream I’ve had the same experience as many others. I have never gotten any of those “internet shake – shake – shake” recipes to work. I’ve never gotten it to turn into anything I would call … Continue reading

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Salted Chocolate Bombs

Salted Chocolate Bombs 3 1/2 T Creamy Sunflower Butter 3 T Shredded Coconut (unsweetened) 1 1/2 T Truvia 1 T Cocoa (unsweetened) 3 T Salted butter (we use Kerry Gold) 3 T Coconut oil 3 T Salt & Vinegar Almonds … Continue reading

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9 ways to beat the “Dreaded Stall”

9 ways to beat the “Dreaded Stall” 1) Find Hidden Carbohydrates – Carbs can go unnoticed in vegetables, nuts, and certain meat products and dairy. Read Labels – do research. 2) Verify Your Calorie Intake – Making sure you’re in … Continue reading

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SunButter Fudge

SunButter Fudge Here is the recipe… 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened 1 C Sunflower Butter 1 C butter, softened (we used Kerry Gold) 1/2 C powdered artificial sweetener (we used 1/4 C of Truvia and some Torani S.F. … Continue reading

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Twice Baked Cauliflower Mashers

Twice Baked Cauliflower Mashers For this I went a little bit of a “non-traditional” route… I did the Cauliflower as a stir fried Riced Cauliflower first. This will take a lot of that moisture out of the Cauliflower. Once I … Continue reading

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Get your Taco Bell crave on – for 2 bucks!!

Get your Taco Bell crave on – for 2 bucks!! I ordered 2 salad sides, 2 meat sides (beef), 1 cheese side, 1 Guacamole side and then I changed my mind and asked for a Sour Cream side at the … Continue reading

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Keto Chicken Pot Pie

Keto Chicken Pot Pie We decided to make a Keto Chicken Pot pie. Since we haven’t found much in the way of good recipes – I decided to “wing it”. I just started going with what I thought would work. … Continue reading

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Low Carb Hot Dog on a Stick – OH MY!!

Low Carb Hot Dog on a Stick – OH MY!! It’s the 4th of July and I was thinking about something Low Carb and in keeping with the holiday and our American traditions. What could be more American than a … Continue reading

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Fat Head Pizza

Fat Head Pizza For this pie – I did a BBQ / Smoked Pork rendition. I had some leftover Homemade BBQ sauce and some Smoked Pulled Pork I had just done… I mixed what BBQ I had left with some … Continue reading

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My favorite Caesar Dressing

My favorite Caesar Dressing I am always doing some kind of Low Carb / Keto recipe research or adaptation. I have a bunch of “go to” dressings and sauces I have used for years. All VLC (Very Low Carb) – … Continue reading

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Low Carb Breakfast Casserole

Low Carb Breakfast Casserole Ingredients: 6-8 slices of Low Carb Bread (I had a few slices from the Great Low Carb Bread Co. left in my freezer. It was time to clean it out. Only about 4 net grams for … Continue reading

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Tom’s Low Carb Blue Cheese

Tom’s Low Carb Blue Cheese Nothing like  a snack time with a few fluffy, crunchy Hot-N-Spicy Pork Rinds with a side of Blue Cheese for dipping!! This Blue Cheese has been a staple of mine for a few years. I … Continue reading

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The Best Low Carb Bread – EVER!!

The Best Low Carb Bread – EVER!! This gem of a meal was a couple of slices of Low Carb Almond Bread seared off in a buttered skillet. A smear of our Low Carb Creamy Horsey Sauce topped off with … Continue reading

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Tom’s Ranch Dressing

Tom’s Ranch Dressing Here was a lunch – WOWSERS!! A bed of Baby Spinach with homemade Low Carb Ranch, Blue Cheese crumbles, some sliced Radishes and Bacon. Who doesn’t like bacon – right?? All this with a side of warm, … Continue reading

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Aunt Meg’s Steak and Eggs

Aunt Meg’s Steak and Eggs In an homage to Aunt Meg and Bill Paxton from the movie Twister, this is a T-Bone and eggs for breakfast in ULTIMATE Keto and Low Carb fashion. You can eat this way, right?!? So … Continue reading

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Quickie Bread – a real bread alternative

Quickie Bread – a real bread alternative This was Quickie Bread, butter, a Low Carb Horsey sauce with some eggs and cheese on top we had for breakfast… Quick, easy – delicious. Here is the recipe for the Quickie Bread … Continue reading

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Avocado Eggs

Avocado Eggs We’ve been making Avocado Eggs for years. They are a great Low Carb / Keto breakfast. I’m sure you will find a number of different renditions for them out there – this is ours. Ingredients: 2 Avocados 4 … Continue reading

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Epic Sunday Brunch – Chicken and Waffles!!

Epic Sunday Brunch – Chicken and Waffles!! I picked up some frozen chicken tenderloins at Wal-Mart the other day… I was kind of curious how they would do in this dish. I took 5 tenderloins out early in the morning … Continue reading

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The Italian Slow Jam

I had no idea what to even know what to call this – so this is it… The Italian Slow Jam A couple of my guiding thoughts are to dispel the myth that the Low Carb / Ketogenic cooking or … Continue reading

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Smoked Meat Loaf – Oh my…

Smoked Meat Loaf – Oh my… So this past weekend we had a lot of guests on kind of a short notice – so I swung into action and made a bunch of these Smoked Meat Loaves (16 to be … Continue reading

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Low Carb Smoked Pork Quiche

Low Carb Smoked Pork Quiche So yesterday – I was making a quiche with some left over Smoked Pork Tenderloin as the meat… a while back I had smoked off a bunch of different meats. Ribs, Pork T-Loins, Fish, etc, … Continue reading

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3-minute Mint Chocolate Cake

3-minute Mint Chocolate Cake Well, not exactly 3 minutes… but if you had most of the stuff out or on hand (like we did) it happens pretty quick. But let me back up a little – here’s how this got … Continue reading

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5 Minute Guacamole (on a bunless egg sandwich)

5 Minute Guacamole (on a Bunless Egg Sandwich) So I woke up the other day and I’m was thinking about doing a bunless egg sandwich, I kind of had a taste for the Guacamole on there (as shown in the … Continue reading

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Biscuits and Gravy DAY!!

Low Carb Biscuits and Gravy This is IT!! The best Low Carb Biscuits and Gravy you’ve EVER EATEN!! Obviously, we were showing off a little with this setting. The whole idea behind this blog and format is real recipes, real … Continue reading

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Daily Meal Rewind – Tuesday

“Daily Meal Rewind” – What did we eat on Tuesday? Breakfast: Low Carb “Ranch Eggs” AKA – Huevos Rancheros. I don’t think this is the actual pic of that day, but I make this so often, no joke – I … Continue reading

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Smoke-A-Palooza 2017

Smoke-A-Palooza 2017 My intention here was to fire up the smoker and do a bunch of meat for both us and my parents… As you can see, I started off with 3 racks of ribs, 2 pork tenderloins, two whole … Continue reading

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