Keto pumpkin pecan pie on a plate will fall leaves surrounding it.

I admit that when I was younger the prospect of pumpkin pie wasn’t much motivation. I generally preferred an apple pie. As I got older, however, the mild but distinctive flavor of pumpkin has grown on me. With fall coming up I knew I had to try and give our pumpkin pecan pie a sugar-free facelift. Following a keto diet has brought with it so many great changes to our health and lifestyle that I would keep eating this way even if I couldn’t convert my favorite recipes. But… being able to do so makes it a lot easier to stick with! Should we eat KetoRead More →

Keto Hot chocolate

One of the things I missed last fall when my husband and I started following a Keto diet was hot chocolate. I tried many recipes. Some of them were good, none of them were perfect. Hot chocolate is a staple of fall and winter, it’s more than a drink – its a family tradition! When you were a kid and came in from playing outdoors you had a steaming mug of hot chocolate to warm you up. Last year when it snowed here in Georgia (twice!) the kids got hot chocolate but my husband and I passed. It was sad and I missed it. IRead More →

keto spaghetti

When I talk to people about Keto there is always some hesitation when it comes out that pasta is no longer a dinner option. I get it, I have always loved a good lasagna and macaroni and cheese is probably the ultimate comfort food. Spaghetti usually ranks pretty high on peoples foods they can’t live without lists too! Thankfully there is such a thing as Keto spaghetti. In fact, pretty much all of your pasta can be substituted for healthier and surprisingly tasty options if your willing to give them a try! Keto spaghetti, however, is one of the things a lot of people haveRead More →

soft baked keto cookies

Since starting Keto I have been on a quest. A quest for the perfect Keto cookie. I have tried many recipes on this journey. A few of them I liked, a few of them I hated. By far and away these soft baked keto cookies along with our earlier posted Keto Meringues have been the favorites. While many Keto cookies tend to be either too dense or too crumbly these are really delightful! These are very simple to make and store well in the fridge or freezer. Of course, I find these best straight out of the oven – I mean who doesn’t love stillRead More →

Keto Cauliflower Casserole

My mother has been bragging about this dish for a long time now. this Keto Cauliflower Casserole is one of her favorites to serve when company comes over because not only is it Keto friendly but it tastes so good that everyone loves it. I finally got the chance to try it out while she was down visiting this summer. I went back for seconds and made it again right after she left. One of the things I love most about this recipe is how versatile it is, you could add almost anything to the base recipe and get a great turn-out. Even better isRead More →

Keto has been a fairly popular topic lately and I have found that many people are confused about exactly how it works and what it entails. Many people are interested in this way of eating but often find conflicting or confusing information once they start researching it. Keto is not a new diet in terms of how long it has been around – people have been eating Keto for a very long time, but it is fairly new to the mainstream population. This article on keto diet basics is here to help you cut through a bit of that confusion. My husband and I firstRead More →

Keto Cupcakes

Everyone loves cupcakes. Our love of cupcakes didn’t disappear when we started eating Keto – but it did have to change a little bit! Thankfully I have found that it’s pretty easy to make Keto desserts, a fact that has no doubt helped keep us on track! It’s just a fact of life that once in a while we want a treat. I believe that the trick to staying the Keto course is not about fully spurning our desires but learning alternatives that both satisfy the craving and don’t set us back. These Keto Cupcakes flavored with lemon and blueberries are full of bright andRead More →

Keto Pork Chops with brussel sprouts and mushroom gravy

This is a meal that makes you wonder how on earth you can eat it and be on a ‘diet’. Now we consider eating low-carb/Keto to be a lifestyle change around here but the point still stands! This meal is fulfilling and full of flavor.  It certainly doesn’t make you feel restricted or like your missing out. I think that is part of the reason we have been so successful in the Keto way of eating, we get to keep eating amazing meals like these keto pork chops with brussel sprouts and creamy mushroom gravy.! This post may contain affiliate links. This means that shouldRead More →

Keto and Cancer

We in the western world have an addiction. No matter who we are or what we do, no matter how much we exercise or how much we eat, almost all of us are afflicted. In fact, this addiction has become so normalized that we usually don’t even notice it. Yet, it can cause us to pursue damaging and even life-threatening behaviors. That’s right, we’re all addicted to… Convenience. We live in an age where convenience is no longer regarded as a fun novelty or a useful helping hand. We treat it as if it were a fundamental human right. And why wouldn’t we? Convenience hasRead More →

weight maintenance after keto

So you worked hard, you played by the keto rules and it all paid off. You have reached your goal weight! But, now what? This is a very common question and one worth asking. You spent a great deal of time and effort getting to where you are now and you certainly don’t want to throw it all away! Weight maintenance after keto looks different for many people but it doesn’t have to be scary! You have learned a lot on your keto journey and it will help guide you for the rest of your life. The first thing you have to realize is that youRead More →