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Hot Sausage Stuffed Banana Peppers

Stuffed Banana Peppers with Hot Sausage

Stuffed Banana Peppers with Hot Sausage are a summertime dinner staple in our household that I continue to obsess over. Growing up, we would eat our stuffed banana peppers over buttered rice with lots of …

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Keto Spiked Root Beer Float

Keto Spiked Root Beer Float

Seriously, is there anything more refreshing and satisfying than a Root Beer Float? Just add alcohol and you have a delectable adult drink. In the beginning, I stuck to my guns. I would drink either …

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How to Make Bone Broth for Beginners

If homemade bone broth isn’t part of your healthy lifestyle, I highly recommend you look into adding it. Aside from the wonderful flavor, it is an inexpensive and effective way to add a ton of …

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Keto Butterbeer Mixture

Keto Butterbeer Recipe (Harry Potter Inspired)

Serve up a warm glass of this Keto-friendly Butterbeer at your next holiday gathering. With warm notes of spice and just a pinch of sweetness, this Harry Potter inspired beverage is sure to please!

Chicken Nugget from No Bun Please

Keto Chicken Nuggets (Only 2 Carbs Per Serving!)

When we think of Keto, chicken nuggets are probably not one of the first things that come to mind. I mean, who doesn’t love a juicy piece of chicken with a crispy, crunchy crust? It’s …

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Taco Cheese Shell Recipe

Cheese Taco Shells (Ready in 60 Seconds!)

This recipe for cheese taco shells uses a microwave to create tasty, crunchy vessels for all of your favorite toppings! These are great for Taco Tuesday and the kids will love them, too. Low carb …

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Keto Jam with Fresh Blueberries

Keto Jam with Fresh Blueberries

It’s berry season here in Pennsylvania, which means my Keto jam recipe has been getting it’s fair use! Of all the jams and jellies I like to make at home, blueberry is a particular favorite. …

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Zesty cheddar biscuits

Zesty Keto Cheddar Biscuits (Low Carb & Gluten Free)

Zesty Keto Cheddar Biscuits are a saving grace when you just want a comforting and dense bread to serve up with your low carb meals. This biscuit recipe couldn’t be easier, and best of all, …

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Fudgy Keto Brownies

Fudgy Keto Brownies with Brown Butter

My extra Fudgy Keto Brownies are the ultimate indulgence on a low carb lifestyle. This classic chocolate dessert is super rich, perfectly sweetened and delightfully dense — just the way I like it! The process …

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Easy Keto Enchiladas Recipe

Easy Keto Enchiladas (With Zero Carb “Tortillas”)

If you thought Keto enchiladas were just a fantasy, think again! Thanks to a couple shortcut ingredients, you can whip a tasty batch of this Mexican favorite in no time at all! Growing up, we …

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Keto “Potato” Salad with Cauliflower

Keto “Potato” Salad is a wonderful side dish for grilling out with the family! Pair it with your favorite grilled meats like grilled chicken, hotdogs and hamburgers. While potatoes aren’t necessarily low carb, you don’t …

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Keto Ice Cream Recipe

Keto Ice Cream (Vanilla with Warm Peanut Sauce)

One of the most requested desserts I’ve had from my followers is for a Keto ice cream recipe. It seems as though almost everyone has a soft spot for ice cream. I’m no exception. Funny …

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Keto Broccoli Salad with Bacon

Keto Broccoli Salad with Bacon

Summer is just around the corner and it just wouldn’t be the same without my Keto Broccoli Salad! Featuring farm fresh broccoli and a variety of interesting flavors and textures, this easy side dish is …

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Beet Pickled Egg Recipe

Pickled Beet Egg Recipe (Keto, Gluten Free)

Have you ever had the opportunity to try a Pickled Beet Egg? Growing up, we would typically only have them during the holidays, usually for Easter or Christmas. Since I started Keto, they’ve been making …

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Keto Mozzarella

Keto Mozzarella Sticks (Low Carb, Gluten Free)

Keto Mozzarella Sticks are a kid-friendly snack that is super tasty and easy to prepare. In addition to being Keto-friendly, they’re also gluten-free — enjoy without the guilt! Keep a few batches stocked in the …

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Keto Pimento Cheese with Green Chiles

Keto Pimento Cheese with Green Chiles

I was in Alabama when I tried a good pimento cheese for the first time. The experience was life-changing to say the least! On top a juicy burger (no bun, please) loaded with bacon, grilled …

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Broccoli & Cheese Waffles

Broccoli & Cheese ‘Chaffles’ Keto Waffles | Easy Low Carb Breakfast

Thanks to Instagram, I’ve been completely obsessed with preparing different variations of Keto waffles. While some recipes call for almond milk, cream cheese or whipped cream, my savory recipe features broccoli and cheese. At first, …

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Loaded Fauxtatoes Skins

Loaded Fauxtatoes Skins | Easy Keto Snack

Originally posted Jul 10, 2013 Loaded potato skins on a keto diet? Nah, not so much. However, these loaded fauxtatoes skins are sure to satisfy that same flavor profile! I had my first loaded potato …

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Keto Pickle Brined Chicken Tenders

How to Make 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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! …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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Low Carb Pasta Salad

Low Carb Pasta Salad

When I was younger, pasta salad was my absolutely favorite.  My mom would make me a special batch without green peppers because I found them disgusting (and still do, to be honest). Her recipe calls for …

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Keto Peanut Butter Cookies

Keto Peanut Butter Cookies

As mentioned in a previous post, I’m really not a big sweets lover. Given the choice over a delicious plate of meat and potatoes over a decadent birthday cake, I’m always going to choose the …

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14 Fabulous Fat Bomb Recipes

14 Fabulous Fat Bomb Recipes

Fat Bombs are an excellent way to get a concentrated source of high-quality fats that will provide energy and even satisfy your sweet tooth! To learn more about fat bombs, check out this post that …

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Sausage & Sauerkraut Croquettes

Sausage and Sauerkraut Croquettes

When most people switch to a low-carb diet, they sometimes lose track of their favorite hobbies that used to involve the carb and sugar-laden foods, such as entertaining. Being a foodie and my love of …

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Gluten Free Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

As a child, I remember waking up on Easter morning to the savory smell of ham baking in the oven, my siblings laughing and the rustling of candy wrappers that could be heard from rooms …

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Daikon Radish Fries

Crispy Daikon Fries

One of my ultimate comfort foods is a big plate of french fries topped with bacon and cheddar cheese! While I do still sometimes indulge in these (no worries, I still make everything myself without …

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Low Carb Ketogenic Coconut Macaroons

Keto Coconut Macaroons

Every once in a while, I get a craving for something sweet. And when I say that, I really mean once in a while. One day, I was browsing my grocery store and noticed that …

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Paleo style Banana Bread!

Paleo Banana Bread

Nope, I’m not dead. A lot of people have been asking where I’ve been and that they miss my posts! It is truly a great feeling that there are people that really depend on my …

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Maytag Blue Cheese Pork Rinds

When I visited Columbus, Ohio for the first time in 2009, I started my culinary excavation at a locally-recommended diner called Cap City.  On the outside, it looked like a very traditional run-of-the-mill diner you’d see …

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Zuppa Toscana

Zuppa Toscana Soup

Coming from a large Italian family, I’ve had my fair share of delicious foods.  Pre-keto, I was all about the traditional necessities: baked ziti, crusty bread with a sweet olive oil and herb blend, and …

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Low Carb Pizza - Simple with no specialty ingredients!

Low Carb Pizza

When structuring a new lifestyle change, it is important to be able to still enjoy your favorite foods.  When I deny my body/brain of a food I really want, I naturally strike back, but at …

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Sweet yellow bell peppers stuffed with spicy Morrocan spiced beef is the perfect accompaniment to a cold fall night.

Spiced Stuffed Peppers (Moroccan Inspired)

With the changing of the seasons usually comes a change in food cravings for me.  In the past, I’ve been known to create/eat/destroy anything with pumpkin. This year is a bit different, though. Since I’ve …

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Keto Chocolate Fatbombs

Fat bombs are something that I have been hearing around different low carb communities for years.  It wasn’t until recently that I accidentally fell in love with them!  Now you know that I’m not a …

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Keto Reuben Casserole

This recipe holds a special place in my heart. The moment I realized that I needed to make a blog was when I was consuming a delicious and bunless corned beef sandwich. When I first …

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Spaghetti Squash & Meatballs

Spaghetti Squash & Italian Meatballs

Growing up in an Italian-American family, Spaghetti & Meatballs was a staple in our household. Long before the days that I had discovered my gluten allergy, it was probably one of my favorite meals. But …

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Creamy and zesty pizza dip that is topped with melted cheese and pepperoni. You won't miss the crust!

Zesty Pizza Dip

Fall is my favorite time of the year.  I love everything about it – the leaves turning colors, pumpkin flavored everything, hoodie weather, and most importantly, football season! Like any Pittsburgh Steeler’s fan, I look …

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Candied Bacon Sausages

Candied Bacon Sausages

My sister taught me how to make these Keto Candied Bacon Wrapped Sausages after she had made them for a family gathering. Let me tell you – they are simple and so incredibly delicious. Do …

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Delicious low carb cheese cake swirled with sweet raspberry swirls.

Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

Growing up, I never really developed a sweet tooth. For my birthdays, I never ate my cake. I never got ice cream when we would go out for ice cream. I never stuffed myself full …

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Caprese Baked Tomatoes

When I first started eating a low carb diet, my first and hardest craving was pizza. I was having success with making a crust out of cheese and almond meal, but it just seemed like …

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Crispy Cheddar Crisps from No Bun Please

Crispy Cheddar Crisps: Easy Keto Cheese Chips

One snack that I loved before I embarked on my Keto diet was Cheez-Its. I adored the cheesy flavor, the crunchiness, and the delicious browned edges. It wasn’t uncommon for me to polish of an …

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Creamy Herb Butter with Radishes

Give me a delicious herb butter and I’ll eat it off of anything. Seriously. It’s no secret that I am fond of Ina Garten, aka the Barefoot Contessa.  During one episode, she made a batch …

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Salami & Cream Cheese Cannoli

Salami and Cream Cheese Cannoli

Growing up, one of my best and fondest memories was when my mother would have various food-related parties like Pampered Chef and Tastefully Simple.  I’m pretty sure I loved these because the food was always …

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Creamy Keto Horchata: 2g net carbs per serving

Creamy Keto Horchata: 2g net carbs per serving

Keto Horchata? Sounds kind of exotic, doesn’t it? In many parts of the world (mostly Spanish speaking countries), horchata is a beverage that is embedded into the food culture. When I studied abroad in Ecuador, …

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Crispy Keto Fried Chicken

Crispy Keto Fried Chicken Recipe

Summer time is the perfect time for making great memories and sharing EXCELLENT food. One of my favorite picnic foods has to be, without a doubt, my Keto Fried Chicken recipe. Now, I may not …

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