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Breakfast Muffins

I’m sure you have heard of the Starbucks Sous Vide Eggs and the Costco ones. Well if you ask me they are pricey! These Breakfast Muffins are the perfect replacement for those delicious breakfast meal. Breakfast is certainly my favorite meal of the day. I know we’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Well I can agree with that, having whole healthy foods in the morning is certainly how I like to start my day. I enjoy having my fatty coffee in the morning and later in the morning a nice whole breakfast.

Breakfast muffins on a plate with cups of coffee on the side, and people grabbing some.
Keto breakfast muffins on a white plate with a cup of coffee in the background.

Whole Food Breakfast Muffins.

This meal is full of healthy fats and great protein. If you are like me and work a full time job having something quick and easy to eat is key. I like to meal prep these on the weekend and eat them throughout the week. If you haven’t noticed from many of my recipes meal prepping is what we do in this house.

Keto breakfast muffins on a white plate with a cup of coffee in the background and a muffin being pulled apart.

Meal prep is how we succeed in our diets. When we are too busy or forget to meal prep for the week then we spend lots of money on food at the cafeteria at work. When buying food at work it can definitely add up and can certainly hurt the budget. Don’t let that be you! You can make this easy recipe and be prepared for the week. Even if you don’t have a full time job it is still helpful to have meal ready to go. If you love to have food ready for the week and need some ideas, you have found the right place. Here are some of our other great meal prepping ideas.

Keto breakfast muffins stacked on a white plate
Keto breakfast muffins on a white plate with a cup of coffee in the background.

Be prepared for the week with this delicious recipe!

Keto breakfast muffins on a white plate with a cup of coffee in the background.
Breakfast Muffins

Breakfast Muffins

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
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Ingredients

  • 12 large Eggs
  • 1 pound Bacon
  • 1/4 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Pink Salt
  • 1 tsp Chives (dried)
  • 1 cup Shredded Cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cook the bacon in a pan on medium/high until a little crispy.
  3. Add all of the ingredients except the bacon to a bowl and whisk together well.
  4. Crumble up the bacon and add to the bowl. Mix well.
  5. Line a muffin pan with liners and evenly pour the egg mix into each cup.
  6. Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  7. Let cool and store in the fridge.

Notes

Optional Toppings: Fetta, Chives, Salsa, Avocado etc.

Net Carbs: 0.3 per serving

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1 muffin
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 291 Total Fat: 22.3g Saturated Fat: 9.6g Cholesterol: 242mg Sodium: 863.3mg Carbohydrates: 0.3g Protein: 20.9g

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Chicken Tacos

Here is one of our most requested recipes, Chicken Tacos. I am so excited to finally be sharing this recipe with you guys! Tacos can be a healthy meal, and this recipe is certainly a healthy choice. Taco Tuesday is around the corner and if you’re looking for a delicious taco recipe look no further!

Chicken Tacos are perfect for meal prep!

When we are prepping for the week this is one of our go to’s. It is so easy to make and the whole family loves them. Just throw the ingredients into the Instant Pot and let it work its magic and then boom, you have food for the week. Meal prep is something that we do every week and if we don’t then the week is really hard. We like to be prepared especially because we work 40 hours a week.

We usually will eat our taco meet with lettuce or low carb tortillas. Some times we will even just eat the taco meat without any lettuce or tortillas. But you can’t forget the cheese and sour cream those are a most! Tacos can always be fun. There are so many different things you can do with tacos. I like all the toppings on my tacos. Salsa, guacamole, lime, sour cream, cheese, and jalapenos etc. What do you like to put on your tacos?

Tacos are the best for gatherings, or family dinner.

Check out some of our other recipes, that you are sure to love if you love this one!

Chicken Tacos

Chicken Tacos

Yield: 10
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
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Instructions

  1. Dice up the jalapenos.
  2. Add all of the ingredients into the Instant Pot.
  3. Set to Manual for 60 minutes.
  4. Once done let sit for about 10 minutes.
  5. Shred the chicken while in the pot and mix in the juices.
  6. Serve or place into containers and enjoy!

Notes

Optional Ingredients: Lettuce, Low Carb Tortillas, Avocados, Sour Cream, Cheese, Salsa, Guacamole, Lime, Cilantro.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 4 oz
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 182 Total Fat: 6.8g Saturated Fat: 1.2g Trans Fat: 0.1g Unsaturated Fat: 5.5g Cholesterol: 65.8mg Sodium: 549.8mg Carbohydrates: 1g Fiber: .3g Sugar: .3g Protein: 26.3g

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Coconut Cream Bars

Looking for a delicious coconut dessert? These Coconut Cream Bars are high in healthy fats and taste absolutely amazing. I have become such a huge fan of coconut and these certainly satisfy that desire. The layer of chocolate on top of these sure add so much flavor. This recipe reminds me of almond joys, and oh boy they are good. To make them taste even more like almond joys just add some almonds in the middle.

White coconut bars with a chocolate layer on top. Staked on top of each other on a white surface
White coconut bars with a chocolate layer on top. laid out on a white surface

Sugar free almond joys

These could totally pass as a candy bar replacement. Something that would be absolutely delicious is covering these in chocolate instead of a layer on top. The best part about these is that they don’t have added sugar. I love using coconut milk in my recipes. Coconut Milk is a great option for the keto diet. It is high in saturated fat and hardly has any sugar. Some great other coconut recipes we have on are listed here.

White coconut bars with a chocolate layer on top. laid out on a white surface
White coconut bars with a chocolate layer on top. laid out on a white surface with one picked up
White coconut bars with a chocolate layer on top. laid out on a white surface

When it comes to the holidays I love to have a dessert option available to make that kind of goes with the theme. There is always to much candy around the holidays and I like to prepare myself. Having a great recipe that you enjoy made and ready to go is a great idea. If you are wanting to make something I would highly recommend this one. Last year we made Cream Eggs. Those are another great option.

White coconut bars with a chocolate layer on top. laid out on a white surface

Coconut fans check this out!

Coconut Cream Bars

Coconut Cream Bars

Yield: 10
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Additional Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Instructions

  1. Softened the cream cheese and add all of the ingredients except for the toppings, into a bowl and mix together well with a hand mixer.
  2. Line your mold with parchment paper and place the mix in and level.
  3. Place in freezer for about 2 hours.
  4. Melt the chocolate and coconut oil in a microwave safe bowl.
  5. Pour on top of the coconut mix.
  6. Place in freezer for another 2 hours.
  7. Cut into 10 bars and store in fridge.

Notes

Net Carbs: 7 per serving

Additional toppings: Almonds would go great with this recipe or any nuts.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1 bar
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 252 Total Fat: 23g Saturated Fat: 17g Cholesterol: 21mg Sodium: 71mg Carbohydrates: 10g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 6g Protein: 2g

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Coconut Salmon Curry

Looking for a nutritious meal for dinner tonight? Check out this Toasted Coconut Salmon Curry recipe. With this meal we have a side kale salad, toasted coconut on top with some lemon and a side of curry. Not your average meal but so tasty and full of health benefits. If you are a fan of salmon you are going to love this meal.

Salmon filet in curry and and kale salad on the side on a white surface
Salmon filet in curry and and kale salad on the side on a white surface with a fork scooping up a bite

I never use to like kale until recently. I love to saute it in some oil and top it with lemon or some type of dressing. I’ve always heard of the benefits of kale but I never use to like it. I have been trying to incorporate it more often, and what better way than with fish. What are the ways you like to make and eat kale? Let me know in the comments.

Salmon filet in curry and and kale salad on the side on a white surface

Salmon is full of health benefits.

Salmon filet in curry and and kale salad on the side on a white surface

Before I started a low carb, keto way of eating I was a pescetarian. I would mainly eat carbage but I would also eat a lot of fish. After 3 years of eating this way I started to get grossed out at the taste of fish. When I started eating meat again (thank god) I was able to incorporate fish again. My son absolutely loves fish and we try our best to eat it at least once a week. Another great dish we like to eat is tuna. A great sourced tuna we get is Wild Planet. My son will ask for this every day for his school lunch, and I love that he loves to eat this healthy whole food.

Salmon filet in curry and and kale salad on the side on a white surface

Whole Food is the answer to health.

I always see so much hate around the keto diet. The other day I saw an popular influencer just talking so much smack about keto. I’ll be honest I got heated about it but I just un-followed and looked the other way. The media puts a lot of bad talk on keto, but it’s not true. Keto is an amazing way to make your body healthy. There are so many benefits to this way of eating. Eat real whole foods and stop eating processed unhealthy food.

Salmon filet in curry and and kale salad on the side on a white surface
Coconut Salmon Curry

Coconut Salmon Curry

Yield: 2
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Ingredients

Fish Ingredients

Curry Ingredients

Side

Instructions

  1. Put the minced ginger and garlic in a skillet (we use cast iron) with the oil. Cook for about 5 minutes then add in the fish skin side down.
  2. cook for about 15 minutes on medium heat flip and cook for 5 minutes. Flip back on skin side and then cover with a lid and cook for about another 10 minutes until fish is cooked through.
  3. Remove the fish from the skillet and add in all of the curry ingredients. Cook for about 5 minutes on medium heat. whisk occasionally.
  4. On the side toast the coconut flakes in a pan. When done remove and set aside.
  5. Add the oil and kale to a pan and cook until wilted.
  6. Place the fish on a plate put some kale on the side and on the other side pour some curry. Top with some coconut and lemon. Enjoy!

Notes

Net Carbs: 8.5 per serving

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1 plate
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 647 Total Fat: 51.9g Saturated Fat: 32.6g Unsaturated Fat: 12.5g Cholesterol: 45mg Sodium: 215mg Carbohydrates: 14.1g Fiber: 5.6g Sugar: 4.7g Protein: 21.6g

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Maple Bite Fat Bombs

Sweet and delicious Maple Bite Fat Bombs are going to be your new favorite treat! This recipe is dense and the maple flavor makes them very tasty. I love the smell and taste of maple it just makes everything better. The smell reminds me of breakfast at a diner. If you love sweet treats on keto, you are sure going to love these. The best part is they don’t have much calories or fat, so you can have a couple. When I am having a sweet treat I can’t just have one.

Light brown maple fat bombs with coconut butter on top on a white surface
Light brown maple fat bombs with coconut butter on top on a white surface and maple extract in the background

These bad boys are dairy free! Dairy can be very inflammatory and I do my best to limit it as much as possible. But coconut sure makes it up, and the coconut used in this recipe makes them taste amazing. In this recipe I used Maple Extract and Coconut Butter. I really love these two ingredients because they are so full of flavor.

Light brown maple fat bombs with coconut butter on top on a white surface

Have you used coconut butter in any of your recipes? Or have you made a recipe that called for it? I would love to hear your thoughts on it in the comments below. I love to snack on coconut butter, it is so tasty and a great fat source. Coconut butter can be hard to get out of the jar, but all you gotta do is follow these steps. Put a small pot of boiling water on the stove, and place in it. Just put the heat on medium and it will melt in the jar. Now you can scoop it out as needed, and repeat every time you use it.

Light brown maple fat bombs with coconut butter on top on a white surface

The perfect Fat Bomb treat!

Light brown maple fat bombs with coconut butter on top on a white surface
Light brown maple fat bombs with coconut butter on top on a white surface

I like to store them in the freezer to make sure they stay hard, but they are easy to eat. You can also leave them in the fridge as well, they may just get a little soft. I was inspired to make this recipe from Little Bits of Real Food recipe on her blog. They just looked so good I had to make a low carb version.

I am so happy that winter is finally passing and spring is here. I have been really loving the rain, and am looking forward to planting a garden this year. This will help me to keep fresh herbs around and not having to throw them away and buy new ones all the time. They always go bad so fast.

Light brown maple fat bombs with coconut butter on top on a white surface with one being picked up

Another Dairy Free Dessert Here!

Maple Bite Fat Bombs

Maple Bite Fat Bombs

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Instructions

  1. Melt the almond butter, coconut oil, coconut butter in a sauce pan.
  2. Combine all of the ingredients and mix together well.
  3. Roll into balls with your hands or a cooking dough scoop.
  4. place in freezer on parchment paper on a cookie sheet. Freeze for about an hour and store in freezer.

Notes

Net Carbs: 0.4 per serving

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1 ball
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 104 Total Fat: 9.2g Saturated Fat: 5.6g Sodium: 15.7mg Carbohydrates: 3.8g Fiber: 2.4g Sugar: 1g Protein: 2.1g

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Keto Guide

Starting the keto diet? Don’t know where to start? Well I was there a couple years ago and I did all the research, and listened to many podcasts etc. The most helpful thing is having a community to help. In this space I want it to be a place that you can feel comfortable to come to and look for advice and delicious easy recipes.

Now lets get started on how to get started. Any information I give is just advice from my years of learning about the ketogenic diet. I am not a professional and I am not a doctor, so please consult your doctor for any healthy issues or questions on your health.

Don’t be afraid of Fat

The best advice is just to start. I know that it can be confusing but its true, all you got to do is just start removing the carbs from your diet and start adding in some more fat. The world has this view on fat that its the worst thing in the world. But after the research I’ve done, I’ve learned this is far from true. How I started is cleaned out my pantry and fridge. This is the best way to start, because if you don’t have it available in your home, then you wont have to worry about it.

Olive Oil in a clear bottle with a white background

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Fatty Coffee

Since the beginning I have always made fatty coffees (bulletproof coffee), now this is not mandatory, but it is helpful. This is something that has worked for me, and is something I do everyday. But who doesn’t just love a delicious cup of coffee in the morning. Everybody makes their coffee different, but I will let you know how I normally make mine.

Blend up in a blender and enjoy!

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Electrolytes are key

Electrolytes are where most go wrong. Water is going to be your best friend! The best advice I can give is drink all the water, but don’t forget the electrolytes too. Because our body is not full of carbs holding in all of the water, it just goes right through us along with all of our electrolytes. How I incorporate electrolytes into my life is I add pink salt, potassium and something tasty to my water and drink it everyday. I also take magnesium supplements to help get in enough magnesium.

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Now of course the best way to get electrolytes in your system is through food. Lots of leafy greens like, spinach, kale, avocados, pumpkin seeds, almonds, dark chocolate, tomatoes, swiss chard, broccoli, sardines, Brussels sprouts, salmon, ground beef, steak, eggs, beef liver and the list can go on. A great source of fish oil and Vitamin D is Cod Liver Oil.

Keto doesn’t have to be hard

This way of eating doesn’t have to be hard! Just cut out the junk and starting eating whole foods and you will succeed. We tend to eat a lot of beef, it is our favorite and we buy the 80/20 to make sure we are getting some good fats in. Other ways to get good fat in is to just add butter, avocado/olive oil to your foods like, your veggies or cook with it.

Coconut can be your best friend!

Man hands holding a white bowl of a coconut split in half

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Coconut oil, coconut butter, coconut flour are items we use all the time. Coconut is especially useful in baking.

Now lets talk about the sweets!

Sweets have always been my down fall and I can admit I am a sugar addict. This was something that I thought would be the biggest issue for me. Well I learned how to substitute sugar and make delicious sweet keto treats. Fat bombs are one of my main go-to’s check out our recipes here. Having some fat bombs on hand make it a lot easier and its a great sauce of fat and something sweet to eat. You can also make savory fat bombs that are just as delicious.

It was SO confusing to me at first and let me tell ya, I made some pretty nasty things that were not good. I thought I wouldn’t be able to do this and nothing is working. But I did my research and lots of practice and I finally got it, and it got easier. Here are some items to use to make delicious keto treats! Check out our dessert recipes here.

There are so many resources out there to help you along this journey. You will hear so many different things about keto, that are probably not true. The best thing you can do for yourself is research. Do some research on keto, fat, and what your body actually needs to be healthy. Keto is not just about weight loss, although it is amazing for that. Keto can help with so many health issues, just look up peoples stories and see what Keto has done for them.

If you enjoyed this post please let me know, comment below and let me know any questions you may have. Thank you for reading!

Low Carb Margarita

Low Carb Margarita in a clear glass with salt and a lemon slice on the rim. With patron and zevia mixer in the background.

Low Carb Margarita is a delicious beverage. I am a fan of margaritas and always disappointed they have so much sugar in them. I have learned how to order them when out at a restaurant, but I prefer to make them at home. This Low Carb Margarita only has a few ingredients, and is simple to make! This is going to be your new go to drink.

Low Carb Margarita in a clear glass with salt and a lemon slice on the rim. With patron and zevia mixer in the background.

Low Carb Margarita is easy and delicious!

Low Carb Margarita in a clear glass with salt and a lemon slice on the rim. With patron and zevia mixer in the background.

In this recipe I use Zevia Mixer, but you can use any sparkling water. I prefer to use a lemon or lime flavored water. Another great option I like to use is Perrier lime sparkling water. Which ever sparkling water you choose will go great in this recipe. We like to use the brand Zevia because it is sweetened with Stevia, and it adds some great flavor. If you like your margarita a little sweet and you choose to use a different sparkling water, then just add a few drops of liquid stevia.

Low Carb Margarita in a clear glass with salt and a lemon slice on the rim. With patron and zevia mixer in the background.

Next time you are planning a party at home or just having some drinks with friends. Try out this recipe and it will be a hit at your next get together. Invite all of your tequila loving friends and this drink will be a hit! The only way I enjoy tequila is in a margarita! I normally do not like the taste, but I love it in this recipe. If I go to a restaurant I like to order the margarita on ice with no simple syrup and soda water with extra lime.

Low Carb Margarita in a clear glass with salt and a lemon slice on the rim. With patron and zevia mixer in the background.

Low Carb Margarita goes great with Zevia

In this recipe I used lemons, but that’s only because I didn’t have any limes. But of course you can use limes in this recipe instead of lemons. This drink definitely tastes pretty great with lemons as well. So if you don’t have any limes but you have lemons then don’t worry it will still taste great!

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Low Carb Margarita

Low Carb Margarita

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
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Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Grab your favorite glass.
  2. Add a few ice cubes
  3. Add your shot of tequila and lime juice.
  4. Pour in your sparkling water.
  5. Cut up some limes and add to the rim of the glass.

Notes

You can use any brand of tequila.

Any type of sparkling water as well like, Perrier Lime, La Croix, etc.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 73 Total Fat: .1g Sodium: 4.9mg Carbohydrates: 2.1g Fiber: .1g Sugar: .4g Protein: .1g

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Dairy Free Chocolate Truffles

Cocoa powder covered keto chocolate truffles. Set on a white surface with a bag of Enjoy Life in the background.

Dairy Free Chocolate Truffles are made with coconut milk and dark chocolate, which makes them amazing. We buy this brand of dark chocolate, and have been enjoying them a lot. These truffles are silky soft and melt in your mouth, you are going to want to make these all of the time.

Cocoa powder covered keto chocolate truffles. Set on a white surface with a bite taken out.
Cocoa powder covered keto chocolate truffles. Set on a white surface with chocolate chips and with a bite taken out.

I recommend keeping these in the freezer so they stay together. These dairy free chocolate truffles are low calorie and not a ton of fat, which makes them a great little snack. You can also use any low carb chocolate chips for this recipe. We love to use Lily’s Chocolate Chips or Enjoy Life, but we also will use Bakers Dark Chocolate.

Low carb dessert

Cocoa powder covered keto chocolate truffles. Set on a white surface with chocolate chips and with a bite taken out.

I love to make tasty keto treats, and they keep me on track. I know that there are a lot of people who can’t have dairy, and I wanted to make a delicious recipe that you can enjoy as well. This recipe is dairy free and allergy free, so you can enjoy some tasty chocolate truffles. It is super easy to make this recipe, but it does take some time because you have to let it harden in the fridge. It is best to make the recipe and leave it in the fridge over night. You can leave it in the fridge for a few hours, but just check and see if it is hard enough to scoop and if not then just leave it in longer.

Cocoa powder covered keto chocolate truffles. Set on a white surface with chocolate chips.

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Dairy Free Chocolate Truffles

Dairy Free Chocolate Truffles

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 1 days
Total Time: 1 days
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Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Add the coconut milk to a sauce pan on medium heat.
  2. Whisk frequently until simmer then turn heat off. Let sit for about 5 minutes,
  3. Add in the rest of the ingredients and whisk until smooth.
  4. Pour ingredients into a bowl and cover with lid and place in fridge over night or for about 8 hours.
  5. Using a small cookie scooper, scoop ball size on to a sheet pan lined with parchment paper.
  6. Roll in cocoa powder and espresso powder. Freezer for about 30 minutes.
  7. Store in freezer in a freezer bag.

Notes

Net Carbs: 4.3 each

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1 ball
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 98 Total Fat: 9.1g Saturated Fat: 6.5g Sodium: 6.3mg Carbohydrates: 6.3g Fiber: 1.7g Sugar: 3.8g Protein: .8g

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The Best Low Carb Gumbo

Low Carb Gumbo in a grey bowl with a black fork scooping a bite. Cauliflower rice on the side and tomatoes in the background.

When I think of New Orleans, I think of delicious Gumbo. This recipe is the best low carb Gumbo, and Mardi Gras is approaching and I wanted to make something that represents New Orleans, and what better way then the best low carb Gumbo.

If you are not able to join the fun activities, like myself, this year then try this recipe and let it take you there without having to travel!

I have never been to Mardi Gras, but I would love to go one day it just looks like so much fun and New Orleans looks so beautiful. It is certainly on my bucket list to check it out one day. Have you been to Mardi Gras? If so please leave a comment on your experience and if its something you recommend.

Low Carb Gumbo in a grey bowl with Cauliflower rice on the side..

New Orleans style Gumbo!

This Gumbo recipe is absolutely delicious, it is full of flavors and if you are a fan of Shrimp you are going to love this recipe! We used our instant pot to make this recipe but if you don’t have one, don’t worry you can easily make this on the stove top as well.

What makes this recipe so delicious is all the spices in it. I love a warm bowl of tasty food. With all of the different types of meat in this recipe and all of the spices it really makes this recipe a hit. Also the broth in this dish is great as well, bone broth has so many benefits in it that certainly makes me want to drink up all of the broth at the end.

The recipe serves four people but you can easily turn this recipe into a huge serving and have a lot more people enjoy it just by doubling the ingredients. The Instant Pot can hold a double serving!

Low Carb Gumbo in a grey bowl with Cauliflower rice on the side and tomatoes in the background.

Low Carb Gumbo in a grey bowl with  Cauliflower rice on the side and tomatoes in the background.
Low Carb Gumbo

Low Carb Gumbo

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
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Ingredients

Main

  • 1 lbs 80/20 Ground Beef
  • 9 oz Cooked Shrimp
  • 6 oz Kielbasa Sausage
  • 2 stalks Celery
  • 2 cups Bone Broth
  • 20 oz Water
  • 1 tbs Tabasco

Seasonings 1 tsp each

  • Pink Salt
  • Garlic Powder
  • Thyme
  • Black Pepper
  • Onion Powder
  • Paprika
  • Cayenne
  • Oregano (if using an essential oil use 2 drops)
  • Cauliflower rice is a great option for the side

Instructions

  1. Cook the ground beef until done. If using uncooked shrimp cook the shrimp until done as well. Remove the tales from the Shrimp.
  2. Chop the sausage and celery into slices.
  3. Add all of the ingredients into your instant pot or your regular stove top pot.
  4. Select Manuel and set to 30 minutes on the instant pot. If cooking on the stove cook on medium/high for about an hour.

Notes

Net Carbs: 2.7 per serving

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1 bowl
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 518 Total Fat: 34.2g Saturated Fat: 15g Trans Fat: 1.4g Cholesterol: 207.5mg Sodium: 898.5mg Carbohydrates: 3.8g Fiber: 1.1g Sugar: 1.5g Protein: 42.6g

Lemon Pepper Chicken

The best part about the Keto Diet, well one of the best parts is we get to eat delicious food. This recipe is inspired by our great friend and he helped me put this delicious meal together. If you are looking for a delicious and easy to make low carb recipe, you will love this chicken!

Low carb crispy chicken thighs with lemons in a cast iron skillet seasoned with lemon pepper.
Low carb crispy chicken thighs cut in half with lemons in a cast iron skillet seasoned with lemon pepper.

Delicious juicy chicken full of flavor!

Low carb crispy chicken thighs with lemons in a cast iron skillet seasoned with lemon pepper. With a spoon pour juice over the chicken.

We love to make this recipe any day of the week. We love to make roasted broccoli or riced cauliflower with this meal. Let us know what you are making with this recipe.

The perfect side to this recipe is a nice cold Corona Premier, our friends only request is this is a must :). Keto Lemon Pepper Chicken is one of those meals that is so versatile that you can eat and drink it with anything. The other night we made this recipe wile having our friends over drinking some drinks and working on a 1000 piece puzzle, this sure hit the spot!

Lemon Pepper Chicken

Lemon Pepper Chicken

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 4 pieces Bone-In Skin-On Chicken Thighs
  • 2 tbs Avocado Oil
  • 2 tsp Lemon Pepper
  • 2 tsp Pink Salt
  • 2 tsp Paprika
  • 2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 whole Lemon

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. You will need a casserole baking dish and a cast iron skillet. If you do not have a cast iron skillet then use a normal frying pan.
  2. Prep the chicken with the seasoning. Cover both sides of chicken with seasoning. 
  3. Add oil to cast iron skillet and place the chicken skin side down. Cook for about 4-5 minutes on medium heat. Flip and cook for another 5 minutes.
  4. Season the bottom of the casserole dish and lay all of the chicken in the dish skin side up. Bake for about 30 minutes. 
  5. If cooking more then 4 thighs add more baking time. You want the internal temp to be 165 degrees F. or more.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 4
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 294 Total Fat: 22g Saturated Fat: 5.3g Trans Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 95mg Sodium: 85mg Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 0g Protein: 25g

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