Salmon Lettuce Cups with Lemony Basil Spread

Salmon Lettuce Cups with Lemony Basil Spread

Eating the same old tuna salad in a romaine lettuce leaf has quickly risen to the top of my list of, "Things I never want to have for lunch again." Yet, when I am trying to squeeze my Omega-3’s into my meal plan, I only think tuna for lunch or salmon for dinner. I blame my mother for packing my tuna salad sandwiches for lunch every Friday of my childhood. So there I was, packing tuna and mayo in a lettuce leaf or on a salad and hating my lunch…until now!Utilizing the simplicity of canned ...

Keto Pesto Chicken Pasta

Keto Pesto Chicken Pasta

There is something about the classic combination of fragrant basil, salty Parmesan, and lemon that make the flavors in a pesto dish absolutely sing. Pesto sauced zucchini noodles are complemented here with juicy chicken breast and baked tomatoes that flood your mouth with natural sweetness as they pop in your mouth.Pesto pasta is the ultimate comfort food and always used to be what I turned to if I needed a quick meal after a long tiring day. Luckily with a few low carb twists it can ...

Keto Tortang Talong

Keto Tortang Talong

Chinese Eggplants are distinguished from other varieties by its color and size - usually dark lavender, long, and thin. They are sweeter and more tender than regular eggplants.Their skin is generally left on since its thinner and more pleasant tasting, thus preserving its texture, taste, and shape.This variety is abundant in Southeast Asia and can be found in a number of dishes - stir fried, stewed, fried, grilled, braised, baked! A simple, everyday meal of my childhood however is ...

Vegetarian Loaded Zucchini Skins

Vegetarian Loaded Zucchini Skins

One of my all-time favorite appetizers has always been loaded potato skins. I still get cravings for that combination of cheese, sour cream and bacon. If you want to adhere to the vegetarian lifestyle while remaining keto, the solution is all in the seasoning!I love using chopped mushrooms in place of bacon bits. As you know, we eat with our eyes so appearance is everything. When seasoned and cooked properly mushrooms can fool, or at least entice, most of my carnivorous friends. Smoked ...

Tomato Asiago Soup

Tomato Asiago Soup

One of the best things to do on a frosty day is sit back and enjoy a nice cup of tomato soup, but with all the sugar added in store bought cans, it’s hard to find one to eat while keto. So I knew I had to attempt a low-carb version.To make it easy, I made this soup with tomato paste, specifically choosing the one with the least carbs. However, you could also make it with canned halved tomatoes, but you’d need to run the soup through a blender to make it nice and smooth.This soup is ...

Sausage Zucchini Boats

Sausage Zucchini Boats

An easy and delicious meal to cook year-round is the classic twice baked potato...but what can you do since there are too many carbs in potatoes? Well, you can use zucchini! However, this delicious zucchini boats recipe has a delicious little twist on twice-baked potatoes.These shells are stuffed with sausage. The best thing is that you can use any meat that you want, as long as it’s ground. Beef, chicken, lamb, whatever you want!This recipe is definitely one for the books! Trust me, ...

Tomato Basil and Mozzarella Galette

Tomato Basil and Mozzarella Galette

The beauty in a galette is that they don’t have to be beautiful to be delicious. In fact, the more rustic they look, the fancier the appear. This imperfect crust method is great for gluten free baking because it’s so forgiving in its looks and versatile in the fillings. You could go with a sweet “dessert” galette and fill it with low-carb fruits, or even a sweetened cream cheese filling, but today I want to share a cheese filled savory variety that will make you think you’re eating a the real ...

Vegetarian Keto Club Salad

Vegetarian Keto Club Salad

Being keto doesn’t have to be hard for all you vegetarians out there! Whether you have been doing keto for a while now, or have just made the switch, it can seem like every recipe you come across is meat heavy and low on the veggies. If you have been used to eating a diet that was primarily fruits and vegetables it can certainly leave you feeling like you are missing out and maybe even craving some of that fresh and crunchy texture. My solution? The simple but oh so filling keto club ...

Vegetarian Greek Collard Wraps

Vegetarian Greek Collard Wraps

Being keto and vegetarian can be difficult when you feel like you are always eating vegetables the same way! Then, there’s the obvious lettuce wraps that are always keto friendly but 9 times out of 10 they always contain some sort of meat. I mean, you don't think you want to eat a bunch of vegetables wrapped in a vegetable?You will! Trust me on this.This vegetarian Greek inspired veggie wrap is full of square cut veggies and thick hunks of salty feta complimented by the creamy tang ...

Roasted Poblano and Cheddar Soup

Roasted Poblano and Cheddar Soup

Soup season is here! Not that it isn’t completely appropriate to curl up with a hot bowl of soup anytime (hello, air conditioning!) but it is so much more gratifying when you’ve been frolicking in the cool temps and need something warm, filling, and cheesy!This soup has deep and smoky flavors that taste complex but are achieved with just a handful of simple ingredients. It begins with a base of pureed cauliflower and vegetable or chicken stock. The flavors build from there with sweet ...