Everyone loves milkshakes! And, St’ Patrick’s Day is the realm of the Shamrock shake. If you love mint and ice cream then this is something you might look forward to year after year. Unfortunately, like all milkshakes, Shamrock shakes are hardly keto. When we choose to follow a healthier way of eating we sometimes leave behind treats we love. Thankfully I have found Keto to be one of the most versatile when it comes to reworking old treats into newer healthier versions. These keto shamrock shakes are no exception! They are not only delicious but super simple to make! Keto Shamrock Shake, St Patrick’s DayRead More →

keto Philly Cheesesteak

Before we started following a keto lifestyle and way of eating our family was a big fan of sandwiches. A lot of families are – and with good reason! Sandwiches are easy and cheap to make, highly customizable so even your pickiest kid is happy and there are perfect options for just about every season! Of course, once we ditched the bread sandwiches became a little harder. There are low carb wraps of course, like the ones we use in our keto grilled cheese and mixes like Carbquick can be useful when you want to make a quick hamburger bun. But, when you want somethingRead 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 →

Resisting chocolate this time of year can be challenging. Valentine’s day is like the spring version of Halloween with boxes of candy lining the store shelves. When you choose to follow a healthier eating style these holidays can become a source of stress. We miss our favorite treats and wonder if all of this work is really worth it. Generally when you sit back and evaluate how much progress you have made and how much better you feel you find that it IS worth it…but you still miss the treats! Thankfully I have found that this way of eating makes it really easy to convertRead More →

keto raspberry balsamic beef

I’m always trying to find new keto dinner options for the family and with Valentine’s day coming up I was racking my brain for something extra special! Raspberry and balsamic is a great combination and when paired with stew beef in a Crockpot makes for a tender and flavorful meal that everyone will enjoy. We served our beef over cauliflower rice with a side of asparagus but I expect that any vegetable sides would be delicious. I also made a Keto Creme Brulee for dessert! Yum! Raspberry Balsamic Beef with Cauliflower Rice This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase after clickingRead More →

keto stuffed chicken breast with spinach

Chicken is something we tend to make a lot in this family. It’s cheap to buy, generally simple to cook and can be adapted to a large variety of recipes. Different sauces, gravies, and methods of cooking can make this protein a great option for keto families on a budget. This keto stuffed chicken breast, paired with some delicious creamy spinach is an excellent option for a filling dinner or a special occasion! Keto Stuffed Chicken Breast with Creamy Spinach. This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase after clicking one of the links I may receive a small commission at noRead More →

Keto White Chocolate flavored Cheesecake

Cheesecakes are probably the easiest ‘cakes’ to convert to keto. Cheesecakes have single-handedly kept me in line during my early days of keto when my sweet tooth still ran roughshod over my willpower. Not only are cheesecakes easy to convert to keto but they are delicious, adaptable and fairly easy to make. This keto white chocolate cheesecake doesn’t even require a lot of hard to find ingredients! As long as you can get your hands on a suitable sweetener and some almond flour then your golden! Keto White Chocolate Cheesecake This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase after clicking one ofRead More →

A selection of keto friendly vegetable's

If you have been thinking about starting Keto or have been spending time in Keto facebook groups then you have likely run across comments telling others to eat clean keto. Keto and clean eating have started to become linked in many people’s minds and a lot of people feel that this is the only proper way to do Keto. Is this true? That’s for you to personally decide but this article should help you out! Keto and Clean Eating. The Facts You Need. This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase after clicking one of the links I may receive a smallRead More →

Grilled cheese is the ultimate comfort food. It likely stems back to lunches as a child. I loved them back then because they were one of the items I could help make and who doesn’t love a gooey cheese sandwich? I love them now for some entirely different reasons, though rest assured that taste is still one of the top ones! These keto grilled cheese sandwiches are just as delicious as the ones I had as a child but just as cheap and simple to make! Since I use low carb tortillas these are probably more suited to those following a more dirty style ofRead More →

Keto Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

When I was little my mother used to make strawberry and rhubarb pies pretty religiously. Rhubarb grew very well back home so it was always available and while it’s somewhat harder to find where I live now the low carb and the relatively high fiber content of this tart-tasting vegetable makes it an excellent Keto treat. After creating this Keto strawberry rhubarb pie I can say without a doubt that it’s worth the search! And of course, we have always loved strawberries around here! When making this recipe I always try to find fresh rhubarb but if that’s unavailable the frozen diced stalks work justRead More →