Ginger-Lemon Tea

A Simple Tea For What Ails You

For colds, flu, or a cough, here’s a recipe for homemade ginger-lemon tea, which always makes me feel better, even when I’m healthy.

For each mug, grate about a half-inch from a ginger root (no need to peel it), then place it in a tea ball or a twist of cheesecloth, and add Read more

Blueberry-Almond Smoothie (keto)

The chia seeds will thicken the smoothie if you wait, so drink it immediately if you don’t like that effect (I like it, but ymmv).

Blueberry-Almond  Smoothie
2 servings // 214.3 calories, 14g fat, 7.9g protein, 9.4g net carbs

1 cup blueberries, frozen
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
2 tablespoons almond butter
1 tablespoon collagen powder
2 tablespoons chia seeds… Read more

Keto Egg Nog

Keto Egg Nog
Yield 6 cups //  334 calories, 21g fat, 8g protein, 4g net carbs

2 cups organic whole milk
1 cup organic heavy cream
6 large organic egg yolks
1/2 cup powdered  Swerve sweetener
1 cup bourbon (or cognac)
Freshly grated nutmeg, for serving

Warm the milk and cream in a saucepan over medium heat until just starting

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Chocolate-Almond Smoothie

Chocolate-Almond Smoothie
Serves one // 470 calories, 46g fat, 8g protein, 6g net carbs

3/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk (I use Kirkland)
2 tablespoons coconut oil (Kirkland again)
2 tablespoons unsweetened creamy almond butter
2 teaspoons powdered Swerve (erythritol)
1 ½ teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
Pinch table salt
1/2 cup crushed ice

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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

Egg Nog (low carb)

Luscious, and very similar to store-purchased egg nog…without all the fillers and carbs.

Egg Nog (low carb)
8 servings // 248 calories, 2 net carbs

cups unsweetened almond or macadamia milk
cups grass-fed heavy cream
1 cinnamon stick
1 teaspoon freshly-grated nutmeg
6 organic pasture-raised egg yolks
1/2 cup Swerve confectioners sweetener
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup

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