Garlic Aioli

To make this garlic aioli, I blended 6 cloves of garlic to into a batch of fresh mayo (recipe below).  You can add more or less garlic, depending on your own tastes. Slather it on a bunless burger or serve as a side with any meat or vegetable. For...

Pizza Skillet

This has become our favorite way to have pizza.  No, there’s no crust.  But really, we do not miss crust anymore.  How is that possible?  I dunno.  As much as we loved bread all our lives; after three years eating keto, we’re all about the main ingredients–cheese, sauce, meats,...

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

These were so easy to make.  The strawberries need to be rinsed and then allowed to dry thoroughly.  While they are drying, melt  a 9 oz package of lily’s sugar-free chocolate chips with  an ounce of cocoa butter.  If you don’t have cocoa butter, you could also use coconut...

Keto Mint Thins

Don’t let the girl scouts talk you into cookies this year! There are keto versions that we can make that won’t give us grief. Give the girls a donation and let them pass the cookies along to someone else. I’ll be sending my donation to my little friend Aubrey:)...

Sous Vide Pork Chops

Santa brought me a sous vide for Christmas.  I’ve been wanting one for a while now but dreaded learning how to use it and figuring out where to store it.  But, from these first pork chops, I’d say it’s worth the effort!  This cooking method requires searing the meat...

Christmas Keto Fudge

Melt together: One 9 oz bag of Lily’s sugar free chocolate chips (or you can use unsweetened chocolate and add your choice of sweetener), 1/4 cup butter, 3/4 cup heavy cream (you can use thick canned coconut milk instead), and 1 tsp vanilla.  Pour into silicone molds or into...

What We’ve Been Up To

Once again it was great to see everybody at our meeting earlier this week!  We welcomed two newcomers. For those of you new to keto, be sure to check out my favorite resources for getting started. Holiday Treat Sampling It always makes me happy when people like my cooking,...

Swiss & Green Onion Appetizer

Is this not the cutest little snowman?!? We had a post-Thanksgiving luncheon and so we had a little Thanksgiving decor and a little Christmas too. This is a Swiss & Green Onion cheese spread that my grandson has loved since he was a baby.  I remember when he was...