We are in our third month of eating keto, so I am also sharing our meals. Last week I shared our meals from the first two weeks and here are our meals from weeks three and four. Meal Choices When we wanted some chicken wings, we opted for President's Choice Dry-seasoned Rotisserie-style Chicken Wings made in our air fryer. They are low in carbs (watch the serving size though) and really tasty too. We had steamed green beans with butter on the side. Once again, we enjoyed a roast beef … [Read more...] about Eating Keto: Weeks 3 and 4
In the Getting Started blog post I recommended some keto snacks to have on hand when you switch to a low carb/high fat diet. Now I will share some of the low carb meals that we ate in our first few weeks. Hellman's Parmesan Chicken without the bread crumbs. This is a recipe I have made many times before so it wasn't a huge adjustment. I put asparagus and cheese sauce on the side. Another regular in our house is the omelette. My husband is a master at making omelettes. He put together … [Read more...] about I’m going Keto, what do I eat?
My husband and I decided to start 2017 with a new plan for losing weight and living healthier, starting the Keto Diet. Despite the word "diet" in the name, Keto is a way of living rather than a short term diet. We have been following the keto plan for two months and I feel confident that I can continue this long term. I've been sharing my weight loss on my personal facebook page and the result has been many questions about what we are doing, so I am going to share our steps in a series of posts. … [Read more...] about Eating Keto: Getting Started
While it may not be the most photogenic dish, this Keto Chicken Carbonara is delicious and has only 5 grams of carbohydrates per serving. It is also high in fat, as you want in the keto diet, and it is easy to make. Pin me! My husband and I started the new year with some major changes in how we eat. I've long heard about the benefits of eating a diet higher in healthy fats with very few carbs, like the keto diet. As a carb addict, this never sounded that appealing to me but the scale isn't … [Read more...] about Keto Chicken Carbonara Recipe
I'm bumping up an old recipe for everyone who is thinking about entertaining in the upcoming holiday season! If you want to impress your dinner guests this year, be sure to serve them some delicious dips as appetizers! Whether you are hosting Christmas dinner or gathering some friends together for a game night, dips are always a big hit. This warm bacon artichoke dip is so rich and full of flavour that your guests will all want the recipe. There are many different ways to prepare artichoke dip … [Read more...] about Appetizer Recipe: Bacon Artichoke Dip
Ham is such an easy meal on its own. It is a low carb option and so simple to cook. I always keep a ham in the freezer for days when I don't have time to prepare a huge meal, but I still want to serve a hearty meal to the family. That being said, I wanted to do something a little more creative than usual, and I really wanted to incorporate some of the fresh vegetables from my garden. I decided to make some ham and cheese quiche cups, and just hoped I could do it in the 15 minute time frame. The … [Read more...] about Ham & Cheese Quiche Cups for Dinner