Almond Ricotta Cake (keto)

This recipe is from the All Day I Dream About Food blog. It has a lovely crumb, is fragrant and rich, and is absolutely delicious.

Almond Ricotta Cake

12 servings // 243.7 calories, 10.2g protein, 20.6g fat, 4.3g net carbs

2 cups Bob’s Red Mill almond flour super fine almond flour (about 200g)
1/3 cup Tera Whey unflavored whey powder*Read more

Morning Glory Muffins (keto)

The yield mentioned at the top of the recipe is for half-size “muffin pucks.” Since I’m the only one eating them, 16 were too many. They lasted refrigerated for weeks, but the flavor faded a bit after the first week. So I recommend only making enough for a week, which for me would mean 8 half-size “muffin pucks” or 8 … Read more

Homemade Keto Breakfast Sausage Patties

So much better than the chemical- and sugar-laden commercial versions!

Homemade Keto Breakfast Sausage Patties

12 servings of two patties each // 345.1 calories, 29.7g fat, 0.6g carbs, 18g protein

2 pounds pork butt (2-1/2 pounds with bone), diced into 1/4-inch pieces
Alternate: 2 pounds pork shoulder, diced +
 1/2 lb. fat back/salt pork, diced
2 teaspoons kosher saltRead 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

Perfect Oven-Baked Bacon

I was first introduced to oven-baked bacon via America’s Test Kitchen. What a revelation! Cooking bacon in the oven has several advantages. First, an oven gives you a larger margin of error (a couple of minutes) than a skillet when it comes to timing. Second, the oven cooks the bacon strips more consistently; when part of the bacon is done, … Read more

Buttermilk Waffles

This recipe is for  classic waffles. For an utterly delicious low-carb gluten-free version, see my recipe for Crispy Wheat-Free Waffles.

Buttermilk Waffles
Makes Eight 7-inch Waffles

1-1/2 cups (10 ounces) unbleached all-purpose flour
1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
1 tablespoon sugar
3/4 teaspoon table salt
1/2 cup dried buttermilk powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup sour cream
2 large … Read more