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

Gamberetti e Zucchine—Zucchini Scampi (keto)

This would be prettier with spiralized zucchini “noodles,”  but we just didn’t have the energy…and it came out beautifully anyway and tasted delicious.

Gamberetti e Zucchine—Zucchini Scampi
Serves 2 // 475 calories, 28g fat, 41g protein, 5g net carbs

2 zucchini (8 ounces each), ends trimmed
1-1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
Salt, to taste… Read more

Cioppino (keto)

This is a seafood stew loosely-based on Cioppino, but has been tweaked to bring the carbs under control The fragrance of fennel, saffron, and fish is intoxicating.

4 servings // 365 calories, 9g fat, 53g protein, 9g net carbs

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon dried onion flakes
2 stalks celery, sliced
1 tablespoon fennel seeds
1/2 teaspoon Read more

Summer Bean and Vegetable Salad

Filling, fresh, delicious—perfect for a summer afternoon.

Summer Bean and Vegetable Salad
Serves 2

2 cups cooked cannellini beans
2 cups cooked green beans, cut into one-inch lengths
1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
1/4 cup fresh basil, sliced into ribbons
2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
A few squeezes of lemon juice
Salt and … Read more

Instant Chocolate Pudding

Here’s my current favorite quickie dessert. I call it ‘chocolate pudding’ for lack of something more creative. It’s yummy and low-everything (calorie, carbs, fat), and tastes super chocolate-y, sort of in the chocolate soufflé neighborhood. ❤️

Instant Chocolate Pudding
One Serving // 127 calories, 6g fat, 14g protein, 6 net grams carbs

1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon grass-fed … Read more