Tips for Baking with Coconut Flour

If you’ve tried baking with coconut flour and your baked goods turned out too dry, here’s the scoop. Coconut flour is highly absorbent. It’s going to absorb a LOT of liquid. Once you get the hang of it, it produces a lighter baked good than almond flour; so I...

Pizza Cups

These are an easy way to make individual portions of a crustless version of pizza.  Grease a muffin tin and set the oven to 350 degrees.  You’ll need 12 slices of pepperoni from the deli.  Those are a little bigger in diameter and they’ll fill the cup better.  Cut...

Cupcakes!

These were so good!  Both iced and un-iced.  Made with coconut flour, which seems to yield a much softer texture cake.  They taste like I remember hostess cupcakes tasting.  Only it’s been three years since I’ve had anything like a hostess cupcake, so they may not taste anything like...

Chili Cheese Dog Bake

Last year, our friend Jen found this recipe and passed it along to us. We had a few days of  fall temps and this was one of the first recipes I wanted to have with the cooler weather  We love it! 2 lb ground beef 10 hot dogs, cut...

Spicy Cheese Sauce

I heard about using Sodium Citrate for making a good cheese sauce on one of 2 Keto Dudes podcasts and I’ve had it on my list of things to try for a while now.  It was so good! And so easy! You can find Sodium Citrate (also known as...

Pork Belly

We love pork belly at our house!  When roasted, it tastes like a fatty pork chop.  When roasted, then sliced and baked again, it tastes like thick crispy bacon. If you’re interested in trying it, you can usually find it at your local meat market.  Our local Sam’s also...

Keto Restaurant Meals

Some shots of meals that we’ve enjoyed at our local restaurants lately: The salad bar with steak & brocooli at Alexander’s: A hot dog at the ballgame!  We didn’t bother asking for it without the bun, we just ignored it 🙂   This plate of bacon was ordered as...

Reuben Casserole Bake

I have always loved Reuben’s.  I remember my mama making them for us when we were growing up and they were always a special favorite.  So let’s make a keto version 🙂 Commercially prepared thousand island dressing is definitely not a keto option.  So it’s time to make up...