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Keto Taco Bowls with Avocado Salsa

Let me be honest and tell you that I attempted to make keto taco bowls before and it did not turn out well. I think it was partly because I used cheap cheese which made it impossible to remove from the parchment paper. This time I had the help from a friend and make sure I didn’t use cheap cheese. And this time the keto taco bowls turned out good.   Keto Taco Bowls with Avocado Salsa 2 cups Colby Jack cheese, finely shredded, divided1 lb ground beef (80% lean)1/4 cup water1 tbsp chili powder1 tbsp ground cumin1 tsp garlic powder1 tsp onion powder1 tsp smoked paprikaSea salt and black pepper, to taste Avocado Salsa1 medium avocado, diced1 small tomato, seeded and diced2 tbsp fresh lime juice1 tbsp fresh cilantro, choppedSea salt and black pepper, to taste Optional1/2 cup sour…

Keto Egg Roll in a Bowl

I love egg rolls, but when you’re on keto and trying to lower your carb intake, the crust of the egg roll is a no go. But, just because you’re cutting carbs, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a good egg roll. You just have to revise the recipe and that is where egg roll in a bowl comes in.  I absolutely love this recipe. It’s quick and easy and super tasty.   Keto Egg Roll in a Bowl 1 1/4 lb spicy bulk pork sausage1/4 cup water3 cup green cabbage, shredded 1 medium carrot, shredded1/2 tsp garlic powder2 tbsp toasted sesame oil 1/2 tbsp fresh ginger, finely minced 2 tbsp green onions, chopped 1 tbsp rice vinegar2 tbsp coconut aminos or tamari Sea salt and black pepper, to tasteOptional 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds Heat a large high-sided skillet…

Tex-Mex Chicken Tenders

Have you ever cooked a dish where the flavor is even better the next day? Enter this recipe for Tex-Mex chicken tenders. The flavor is even better the next day, so consider making a double batch for a quick and healthy lunch the following day. It can be enjoyed on its own or served over a bed of cauliflower rice to absorb the delicious, rich sauce. Or if you’re all about that carb life, then enjoy these tenders over rice. Tex-Mex Chicken Tenders 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil1 medium yellow onion, diced1 medium red bell pepper, diced2 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced2-3 fresh garlic cloves, minced1 lb chicken tenders2 tsp ground cumin1 tsp chili powder1 1/2 tsp smoked paprika1 tsp 14-oz. can crushed tomatoes ½ c1/2 cup chicken broth, preferably organicSea salt and black pepper, to tasteAdditional optional ingredientsavocado,…

Here’s What Can You Eat On A Keto Diet

The key to a keto diet is to build ketones. And, the key to building ketones is a mixture of fasting and a diet with at least 65% of your food intake being from fat. This leaves you with about 30% proteins and the last 5% can be an additional 5% of fat or 5% of dark green low carb vegetables like dandelion leaves, kale, spinach, Swiss chard, etc. The diet has a strict 5% carbohydrate allowance. In general, you can eat from the following food groups: Fats and Oils, Protein, Vegetables and Fruits, Dairy products, Nuts and Seeds, Water and Beverages. Starting a new diet isn’t easy, especially when you need to eat specific foods and stay from other types of foods. This ketogenic diet food list should help you be able to make decisions about what you are…

Easy Weeknight Keto Pepperoni Pizza

This is another great recipe to make during the week. It’s a delicious, guilt-free pepperoni pizza features a melt-in-your-mouth baked cream cheese “crust,” plus all the incredible flavor you’ve come to expect from this perennial favorite. What’s more, the versatile cream cheese crust recipe can be tweaked to include your favorite herbs and spices for a truly distinctive flavor. But don’t stop there! Experiment with your favorite pizza toppings for a quick and satisfying meal you can enjoy any night of the week. Keto Pepperoni Pizza 8 oz. cream cheese (room temperature)2 large eggs1/3 c. Parmesan cheese (freshly grated)1½ t. dried basil (divided)1½ t. dried oregano (divided)1 t. garlic powder (divided)Sea salt and black pepper (to taste)1½ T. tomato paste3 T. sugar-free tomato sauce4 oz. pepperoni (thinly sliced)1 c. Mozzarella cheese (shredded)Optional garnish: Fresh basil leaves (cut into thin slices)…