Keto Jalapeño Poppers

We have burger night once a month and I’m always looking for new toppings or sides. Enter Jalapeño Poppers! Baking them results in just over 3 grams net carbs per two peppers.

Another alternative for burger night would be to make deconstructed poppers and top each burger with the cream cheese mixture, then some chopped jalapeños, crumbled bacon, and run … Read more

Teriyaki Chicken Wings

Just the thing for easy snacking.

Teriyaki Chicken Wings

3 pounds of chicken wings
—Teriyaki Sauce—
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup mirin (or substitute dry sherry or rice vinegar)
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon minced ginger
Sesame seeds, sliced green onions

Make the marinade in a large bowl.
Preheat an oven, on convection, to 325 degrees.
Read more

Onion Rings (keto)

Keto Onion Rings
Yield: 8 rings // per ring: 87 calories, 8g fat, 1.5g protein, 2g net carbs

1 large onion
2 eggs

2 tablespoon coconut flour
2 tablespoon finely-grated parmesan cheese (I use a microplane)
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon parsley flakes
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
salt to taste
1/4 cup canola oil for frying

Heat the oil … Read more

Keto Cheesecake Truffles

Some keto folks call these “fat bombs” but I prefer to call them truffles!

Keto Cheesecake Truffles
24 fat bombs // 108 calories, 12g fat, 1g protein, 1g net carbs

8 oz cream cheese at room temperature
4 oz butter (I use Kerrygold)
4 oz heavy cream, organic if possible
2-3 tablespoons erythritol (I use Swerve brand)
2 teaspoons vanilla … Read more

Chili-Citrus Chicken Wings

Winning wings—Super easy. Super fast. Super tasty.

Chili-Citrus Chicken Wings

3 pounds chicken wingettes and drumettes
Sea salt and black pepper
1/4 cup arrowroot powder

1/4 cup honey, warmed
3 tablespoons butter or avocado oil
2 teaspoons ancho chili powder
1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
Zest … Read more

Acili Ezme (Red Pepper and Walnut Spread)

A local Turkish restaurant near us makes Acili Ezme and this recipe is somewhere between that and Middle Eastern Mahammara.

 Acili Ezme / Muhammara

1 large fresh red bell pepper, roasted, or 1 chopped frozen red bell pepper, thawed
2 teaspoons Oncu Turkish pepper paste or mild Harrissa paste
2 scallions, chopped
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
1 teaspoon freshly squeezed Read more