Category Archives: Breakfast Foods

Orange Almond Chia “Oatmeal”

Orange Almond Chia “Oatmeal”
Yield: 1 serving // 318 calories, 6 net carbs

3 T. chia seeds
1/2 C. almond milk unsweetened
2 drops stevia glycerite
2 drops LorAnn orange oil
1/2 tsp. almond extract
1/2 tsp. fresh orange zest (peel)
2 T. blanched and slivered almonds toasted
1 dash salt
1/4 C. blueberries, unsweetened

Almond Coffee Cake (low carb)

This is now a Christmas morning favorite in my home. It’s based on ruled.me’s Ultimate Keto Coffee Cake, although his version is maple-flavored. I wanted an almond-flavored coffee cake, so I swapped in my “keto almond paste” for his maple syrup, and used almond extract instead of vanilla, plus Swerve Confectioner Sweetener instead of pure erythritol. Note—Allow 2 Read more “Almond Coffee Cake (low carb)”

Crustless Smoked Salmon Quiche

I make variations of this recipe, depending on what’s in the refrigerator—sometimes I use different types of Swiss cheeses, or some thinly-sliced Maui onion, perhaps sliced leeks, maybe an entire fistful of chives. Sometimes I use whole milk, at other times heavy cream, and like to add a dollop of sour cream on top. Invention is fun 🙂

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Southwestern Scrambled Tofu

Tofu is bland boredom on a plate. As a result, it needs a lot of pizazz added to make it into something interesting. This scramble delivers the goods—many layers of spice add depth of flavor and will make your house smell wonderful!

Southwestern Scrambled Tofu
Servings: 6 (each serving 209 calories, 7 net carbs)

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Savory Morning Oats

Generally, I top my morning steel cut oats with half a chopped apple, a few chopped walnuts, two chopped dates, and a splash of plain almond milk. But lately, I’ve been wanting savory flavors, so I’ve been creating these, which always incorporate greens, and come in a variety of flavor profiles from around the world. Here’s my collection—

MEXICAN
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Banana-Date-Walnut Muffins

These muffins are my “rainy day, need a pickup” chai tea partners. Oh who am I kidding, they’re good in any weather! Egg-free, oil-free, and totally delicious.

Using Bob’s Red Mill Whole Grain Low-Carb Baking Mix reduces 59 grams of carbs per cup of flour!

Banana-Date-Walnut Muffins
Yield: 12 muffins

1-3/4 cups Bob’s Red Mill Whole Grain Low-Carb Baking Mix… Read more “Banana-Date-Walnut Muffins”