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Keto Pickle Brined Chicken Tenders

Pickle Brine Chicken Tenders in the Air Fryer

I’ve been seeing pickle brine chicken all over Instagram recently and just knew I had to give it a try! I’ve always been a lover of pickles and am proud to say that even on Keto, they’re still a staple in our home. Why pickle juice? There are a few things about pickle juice that…

Recipe: Perfect Bacon in the Oven

Perfect Bacon in the Oven + Cooking Video

Learning how to cook bacon in the oven has been a serious kitchen game-changer for me. Aside from being so simple, the final product is absolutely perfect every single time! I’m confident that after you use this method just once, your bacon game is going to completely change! Tips for Preparing Bacon in the Oven…

Cream Cheese Mints Recipe

Candy Cane Cream Cheese Mints Recipe

As a kid, I distinctly remember helping my mom and Aunt Kim prepare one of my favorite treats — Cream Cheese Mints. They’re visually satisfying with the perfect level of sweetness — each one just melts in your mouth. Since I will be using this recipe around Christmas, I’ve chosen to make mine red and…

Creamy Keto Gravy Recipe

Creamy Keto Gravy Recipe

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I felt as though a Keto friendly gravy recipe would be appropriate. Serve this over your mashed cauliflower and you’re set! Even your mashed potato eating family will love this gravy! I whip this up one of my favorite kitchen shortcuts — Better than Bouillon bases. They’re much more…

Sausage Stuffing Balls

Sausage Stuffing Balls (Cooking Video)

My Sausage Stuffing Balls are the perfect side dish to embellish your holiday table with. As a kid, my mother’s stuffing was always the highlight (still is) and I could literally eat mountains of it! While Mom’s stuffing is delicious and totally transports me back to my childhood, it’s also filled with refined carbs. She…

Low Carb Pumpkin Recipes

20 Keto & Low Carb Pumpkin Recipes

When I first started the Keto diet, I wasn’t sure I’d ever get to enjoy a tasty pumpkin dessert again. I’ve always been partial to flavors that lend well to pumpkin — cream cheese, cinnamon, cloves, brown sugar. For example, my mother’s pumpkin pie with a huge scoop of whipped cream is an all-time favorite…

Best Dairy Free Keto Recipes

15 Best Dairy Free Keto Recipes

As a self-proclaimed cheese-a-holic, it can be daunting and even scary to cut dairy from your diet. Whether you have a lactose intolerance or are just experimenting with removing dairy products for weight loss, here is a list of my favorite dairy-free, keto recipes that should help get you started. Chicken Crust Pizza This chicken…

Low Carb Chicken Crust Pizza

Chicken Crust Pizza + Cooking Video

My chicken crust pizza recipe is an absolute staple of mine for when I’m in the mood for comfort food. This low carb pizza crust is versatile, crispy, and very simple — all it takes is about 15 minutes of prep work. Now, I know there are many great keto pizza recipes out there. I…

Low Carb & Keto Palak Paneer

Indian Palak Paneer (Low Carb & Keto)

I love Indian food. There is just something about the food from this area that feels comforting and satisfying. The heavy mix of spices, rich ingredients, and simplicity always keep me coming back for more. While following a keto diet, I find that there are some staples at Indian restaurants that I can generally still…

Keto Chocolate Sauce

Keto Chocolate Sauce (2 ingredients)

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, what better to celebrate than with my Keto Chocolate Sauce? As a self-proclaimed choc-o-holic, this delectable treat will satisfy the sweetest of sweet tooths. Best of all, you can make it to suit your Keto lifestyle. A great chocolate sauce starts with great chocolate — I recommend using…

Keto Cornbread

Low Carb Cornbread

When I started the Keto diet, I thought that a low carb cornbread was just impossible. It is, after all, made from corn. I knew that with a little experimenting and imagination, I could make a substitute that would satisy the whole family! Notice that at the end of the recipe, there are some optional…

Fat Head Pizza Crust

Fathead Pizza Crust

Over the years, I’d like to think I’ve developed a certain knack for all things pizza. I mean, have you tried my Zesty Pizza Dip? I really could eat pizza every single day of my life! Something glorious happened one day when I was nearly at my wits end with an extreme pizza craving. I…

8 Best Keto Tailgating Recipes

8 Best Keto Tailgate Friendly Recipes

The leaves are starting to change and there’s a cool crisp in the air… you know what that means! It’s finally autumn! If there’s one thing that says autumn it’s tailgating grub and football! Being a proud Pittsburgh native, I’m quite an expert when it comes to game day food (Go Steelers!). Even if you’re…

Italian Spaghetti Squash Bake

Italian Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Spaghetti Squash Casserole is not something that I remember eating in my youth. In fact, I didn’t know what a spaghetti squash was until I was just entering my college days. Man had I been missing out. While I did grow up in an Italian-American family, lasagna was a dish that I always looked forward to.…

Better than Chipotle Barbacoa Copycat

Chipotle Barbacoa Copycat Recipe | Flavorful Shredded Beef

This Chipotle Barbacoa Copycat recipe is one of the first that I experimented with in my Chipotle is delicious but pricey To be completely honest, I love Chipotle’s barbacoa. It’s delicious. It has a great texture… and the flavor is always on point! Unfortunately, it’s a little pricey. With double barbacoa, sour cream, cheese, salsa,…

Fiesta Lime Chicken Chowder

Fiesta Lime Chicken Chowder

Here in Pittsburgh, we are currently in the midst of winter and are trying our best to stave off the effects of frigid wind and plentiful snowfall. When the cold is just relentless and shows no sign of giving up, I always reach for a delicious comfort food dish. One of my favorites is my…

Crispy Prosciutto Chips

Crispy Prosciutto Chips

Back when I first started eating low carb, I was on a mission to find a suitable substitute for potato chips. Now, I’m really fond of my Cheesy Cheddar Crisps, but sometimes you just need a little variety. After discovering the beauty of pepperoni chips, I always wondered if the same would work for other…

Real Mayonnaise Recipe

Real Mayonnaise

I’ve always been what you’d call a “condiment connoisseur.” If I can put it on something, I’ll do it. Mustard, ketchup, chimichurri. You name it, I eat it! My favorite condiment though, by a landslide, is undoubtedly mayonnaise. It’s creamy and rich and it’s versatility always surprises me. I mean, people make cakes using mayo!…

Keto Pumpkin Roll

Pumpkin Roll with Cream Cheese Filling

It’s safe to say that Fall is finally here! Everything about fall makes me happy: sweaters, hot apple cider, harvest festivals and most importantly — pumpkin flavored EVERYTHING. For most people, the transition into fall begins with the infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte from Starbucks. For me, it all starts with a decadent Pumpkin Roll with…

Low Carb Pizza Recipes

8 Low Carb & Keto Pizza Recipes

Pizza is the biggest comfort food for many people. When you progress into a low-carb or grain-free diet, you might think that pizza is off limits. Fortunately for you, this is not the case! I have seen and tried many recipes over the years, and I have compiled this list of low carb pizza recipes…

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