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Herbed Butter

Fresh herbs! This Homemade Herbed Butter is a delicious way to add flavor to almost any dish. Scroll down to watch the DIY video and print the recipe card. We love this fresh herbed butter on fresh seasonal vegetables, on our Keto Mashed ‘Potatoes’ and on our favorite keto bread recipe. How will you use this fresh herbed butter? Comment and let us know. Growing Herbs Although I grew up on a small farm in central Iowa and helped my great grandma in her garden almost every day of every summer throughout my childhood… when it comes to growing plants …

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Keto Mashed “Potatoes”

My recipe for keto mashed “potatoes” uses cauliflower… but before you close this post… stay with me a moment! When you follow the steps I outline below and in the video, you’ll find this version of creamy keto ‘potatoes’ is almost just like the real thing. The best part? It’s simple and requires only a few ingredients. Making Keto Mashed ‘Potatoes’ You could make these keto mashed potatoes from a whole cauliflower if you wish, but to make things easier (we love easy!) we decided to start with riced cauliflower. For this medium sized batch, you’ll need two sixteen ounce …

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Sugar Free Maple Bourbon Glazed Ham

I wanted to create a sugar free glazed ham that tasted just like the real thing so we could have a Keto Easter Dinner. I searched the internet for sugar free glaze recipes and came up with very few. Most of them used ingredients I personally avoid having learned how toxic they are to me personally. Next, I pulled out family recipes and started creating this glaze that worked perfectly. In the sugar free glaze recipe I use a mixture of two different sweeteners to provide a full flavor. If you need to pick just one sweetener, I recommend Bocha …

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Keto Deviled Eggs

Keto Deviled Eggs just might be my favorite food on the planet. As I researched different ways of making deviled eggs, I quickly realized that our family recipe is unique… and… I had put my own twist on it… In fact, my sister and my mom make these just a little bit differently. According to my husband and my three picky teenagers, mine are the best. And they aren’t afraid to tell me they don’t like stuff I make! so… I went with my recipe. The thing was… I had NEVER measured my ingredients when I made them!! So, in …

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Keto French Cut Green Beans with Sliced Almonds

This naturally low carb recipe for french cut green beans with toasted sliced almonds is a family favorite dating back to my childhood. In fact, before I filmed this recipe I chatted with my mom and asked her for tips! She recommended I take the time to toast the almonds in a little oil (I chose avocado oil) before tossing them with the green beans. Some of my earliest holiday memories revolve around this dish at the dinner table! This is a great way to dress up green beans for Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas or any other celebration throughout the year. …

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Keto Poppyseed Bread

This Keto-friendly Poppyseed Bread Recipe tastes just like the real thing. Poppyseed bread is one of my husband’s favorite spring treats and it’s a recipe that’s been on my list to “make keto” for quite awhile. For this recipe, I started from scratch and tried a few new tricks I’ve learned to bake with coconut four. After many, many revisions (each delicious…but not perfect…) this version was the clear winner! You’ll find this keto poppyseed bread recipe to have the perfect crumb! Though… I’ll warn you. Make substitutions at your own risk. Try it if you must… but if I …

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6 Signs You’re In Ketosis

How Do I know I’m in Ketosis without testing? There are signs & signals your body will give you as you enter a state of ketosis. If you just started a Ketogenic diet, you are probably wondering how you can tell that you’re in ketosis. There are a number of different ways to answer this question. First, let’s talk about the physical signs that signal you are in ketosis… then I’ll share some of the amazing benefits you’ll harness once you’ve become fat adapted!! You can do this! Check out the video below to learn the signs and signals that …

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Korean Sauna Eggs

These Korean Sauna Eggs are a very popular Korean snack and are fun and easy to make in an instapot! I (Jeremy) was reading one of my favorite tech blogs one day when I ran across a linked article describing these Korean Sauna Eggs. Why is that interesting you might be asking… Well, I lived in South Korea for over two years. In fact, one of my daughters was born in Seoul. The name having peaked my interest, I clicked on the link and learned just how easy it is to make these in an Instant Pot. Having been on …

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Keto Artichoke Dip

Keto Artichoke Dip This easy keto artichoke dip recipe is my favorite keto dip out of all of the one’s I’ve created! It’s cheesy and delectable and tastes like a true indulgence. We love pairing this keto dip with pork rinds. It’s the perfect crunchy base for this creamy keto dip! This bakes up perfectly in a 4-6 cup serving dish. Feel free to double or triple the recipe for big gatherings! Use your choice of cheese to top your Keto Artichoke Dip! A few words on ingredients… Choose a mayo such as the one I have linked below and …

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Fried Brussels Sprouts

These shaved fried Brussels Sprouts are soooo crispy and delicious! Getting these just right was a labor of love… I mean that. We LOVE eating Brussels Sprouts!! The Secrets of Crunchy Fried Brussels Sprouts After much trial & error, we discovered that when using a home fryer, having the brussel sprouts warmed and NOT chilled made a big difference in the finished result. In commercial fryers, this likely isn’t a problem. But, in home fryers we found the oil temp dropped considerably when using still chilled sprouts. Another tip is to make sure your sprouts are thoroughly dry. We washed …