Jerky is one of those snacks that everyone in the family loves. It also happens to be pretty expensive and a lot of people feel that it is either too complicated or too time-consuming to make on their own. While it can be time-consuming I’m happy to say that it is far from complicated! The jerky that we have been making lately is venison jerky but if you don’t have access to deer meat you can substitute beef with similar results. Homemade venison jerky is delicious however and if you can get your hands on some deer I highly suggest giving it a try! ThisRead More →

If you are looking to change your diet and you are considering the different options, you might be thinking about veganism. It’s such a popular diet right now and so many people are adopting it for a number of reasons. While many people are concerned about ethical issues or the environmental problems associated with meat, a lot of people are going vegan because it’s healthier.  Image From Pixabay CCO License This is a collaborative post. This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase after clicking one of the links I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. However,Read More →

All vegetables are good for you. At the very least they are all a better choice than candy, soda, and pastries! However, when you are following a Keto based diet there are some vegetables that are better for you than others! For people who are new the keto lifestyle and trying to navigate keto macros, keto sweeteners, and the different types of keto figuring out what types of vegetables are good and which are filled with carbs can be challenging. Here at Tales From Home, we like to try and make things simple. Here are our top ten Keto-friendly vegetables! If you’re looking to plantRead More →

Starting a new way of eating can come with a bit of a learning curve. Not only are there a lot of options when it comes to healthy eating but some ways of eating have different versions, such as Keto. When two ways of eating share some similarities is can be difficult for those who are new to the scene to figure them out. In the case of Keto vs Carnivore, there are just s many differences as similarities but some people who practice keto move into a carnivore diet as they find a zero carb lifestyle more suitable. As always the diet that someoneRead More →

Keto dessert Bars

Everyone loves dessert and that love doesn’t just vanish because we decide to eat healthier. In fact, restricting ourselves to the point where we give in and binge on all of our favorites is one of the top reasons many of us fail when we try a new way of eating. It’s hard to say no! The best solution to this problem and one of the top reasons I feel like I’ve been successful with Keto has been finding suitable alternatives that satisfy my desire for dessert. Being able to indulge in treats like these keto dessert bars makes this way of eating feel lessRead 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 Meringue Cookies

Some days just require cookies! When we first started to eat Keto it seemed next to impossible to find suitable desserts. Everything we tried paled in comparison to what we liked before. Lots of people will tell you that embracing Keto means not looking for substitutes but I feel that this mindset is the wrong one to take. Creating a way of eating that we can maintain long-term means being realistic. Realistically I know that someday’s I will want treats. Finding solutions that fit our new way of eating and our desire for dessert without binging on sugar-laden junk food was necessary. Thankfully these KetoRead More →

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A long time ago I posted my Top 5 Strawberry Recipes. As a family, we loved those recipes but they were enjoyed before we started following the Keto way of eating. Unfortunately, when it comes to keto those recipes don’t quite fit the bill. I have since learned how to convert most recipes to Keto, thanks in part to my handy conversion chart and have decided to go back and re-do as many of them as I can. This Keto Strawberry Shortcake is the first of these attempts and although it took me a few tries I am proud to say that it turned outRead More →

Keto Chili

Chili is something my family is pretty serious about. It’s been a challenge to perfect the recipe so that it suits all of our tastes and we had it perfect. Down to a science. And then – We Went Keto. The Keto way of eating is great and I love it but it meant giving up our old Chili recipe! That was a sad realization – however, we didn’t stay sad for long! With a few twists and tweaks, I managed to turn our old Chili recipe into a Keto Chili Recipe. My husband loved it, my kids asked why I hadn’t made it soonerRead More →

Keto Turkey Pot Pie

  Using up leftovers is always a bit of a challenge around our house. Everyone gets tired of eating the same things over and over so I have to be creative. When we started our Keto journey I had to get even MORE creative! Thankfully we have come a long way since our first bumbling attempts and now I can share all of my hard creative work with all of you! These keto turkey pot pies are a family favorite and perfect for using up all those leftovers in your fridge. They come in at around 6g of net carbs per pot pie so theyRead More →