Thanksgiving Menu 2019 (low carb)

Although this is a high-calorie meal for me, it keeps the net carbs within a modest range (especially since I’ll only have a spoonful of the cabbage). I’ll be drinking Le Croix lemon sparkling water because I have some extra weight I need to lose, but the meal will still be completely delicious without wine. However, if I was drinking, … Read more

Raspberry-Chocolate Smoothie (keto)

When in ketosis, I like to have a high fat, low protein smoothie for breakfast because I’m not much of an “eggs in the morning” kind of person and prefer to get my protein needs met at lunch and dinner. I tried this with plain liquid stevia, but decided that chocolate liquid stevia bumped the flavor up in a nice … Read more

Turbo Keto Diet Soup

This is based on a recipe from the I Breathe I’m Hungry blog, and is a great vegetable soup in its own right, but as a meal replacement, it’s inspired.

You can use this as a replacement for lunch or dinner (or both)—it’s filled with all sorts of good-for-you nutrients. You can also do a 5-day version of this soup … Read more

Sautéed Cabbage with Bacon and Caraway Seeds

Sautéed Cabbage with Bacon and Caraway Seeds
4 Servings / 78 calories, 6g net carbs

1 small head red cabbage (1 pound), cored and sliced thin
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
2 teaspoons Swerve sweetener (or 8 drops liquid stevia glycerite)
4 slices bacon, chopped
Salt and pepper
1 teaspoon caraway seeds

Place cabbage in large bowl and cover with cold … Read more

Individual Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Individual Pumpkin Cheesecakes
Yield: 12 servings /  each serving = 151 calories, 14g fat, 3g net carbs

16 ounces organic cream cheese, room temperature
2 large organic eggs, room temperature
1/2 cup plain unsweetened organic pumpkin puree
1/2 cup Swerve /or/ 1/4 C. Swerve + 1/2 tsp. liquid stevia
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves… Read more