Category Archives for "Paleo or Primal"
I had the pleasure of being interviewed last week for the HealthNuts podcast by Caitlin Weeks and Mary Vance, about my ebook “Kick the Weight with Keto“. It was a great experience and Mary/Caitlin were great interviewers and I felt super comfortable, just like having coffee and discussion with friends!
I didn't even know what a Hail Merry tart was until I was researching a dairy free dessert to make for my daughter, who cannot tolerate gluten, dairy or eggs. Apparently these tarts are sold in stores in individual servings, but are sweetened with honey. Well I also wanted to be able to eat this dessert along with my daughter, so here is a version that is paleo, keto, vegan, low carb, gluten free, dairy free, egg free, contains no soy and most important of all, is completely delicious!
Well you know me, I just can't leave well enough alone when it comes to low carb keto pizza! So yes I had to come up with yet ANOTHER recipe variation for my favorite food on earth. For all of my pizza related recipes, please see the low carb pizza summary post.
You're going to LOVE this snack, and it's low carb too (and very filling)!
I toasted these coconut flakes with some real vanilla and a touch of low carb sweetener, and now have a wonderful snack that will satisfy your sweet tooth, give you some fiber and some good fats, all-in-one little package! They make a great topping for plain yogurt too, and a good addition to any paleo “cereal” mix you like.
This decadent recipe for deviled eggs will help you get your bacon fix, plus it makes a great party dish, or even a lunch. There are two secret ingredients in this recipe that I use to punch up the flavor…
The other night I had a bunch of pizza toppings available, but I was too tired and hungry to make any of my wonderful low carb pizza crusts. So I just made a crustless version of pizza for a very quick yet satisfying dinner! You could even take this to work for lunch pretty easily…
Here it is… the Holy Grail of low carb pizza crusts! I bow down to you my cheesy, almond flour disc of goodness! If you prefer a chewy/crispy gluten free crust, read on for a great recipe… no actually TWO recipes, because I experimented with an even lower carb almond flour version of the Holy Grail, with great results! You can definitely fool the wheat eaters in your life with this recipe… it tastes amazingly like the real thing.
At great risk of showing my complete nerdiness (and maybe too great of attention to detail), I have a prepared a summary post for you on all of the low carb pizza crust recipes that I have cooked lately. Please see below for all of the dirty details on which one is better than the other. WHICH ONE will be the winner of this low carby, grain free contest? Read on to find out!
I got the idea to “keto-ize” this super easy chocolate mousse from a recipe that I saw linked from the Lifehacker site. This is a great dessert for a ketogenic diet because it stretches 1 stevia sweetened chocolate bar into 3 really nice sized satisfying servings. Also you don't really need any additional sweetener, although you could add more if you wanted to. Sometimes, simpler can be better! I made this recipe as-is and the result was fabulous, barely sweet with my favorite brand of stevia sweetened chocolate. The fina sugar free dessert is both dense and fluffy, which is a very pleasing combination!
Best yet, this dessert is only 4.5 net grams of carbs per serving, which are from the sugar alcohols. I eat 1/3 of this recipe at a time and it does not kick me out of ketosis. Try it with some marcona almond slivers and celtic sea salt sprinkled on the final product, it's amazing!