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Muffins – Keto Approved

October 20, 2017
Muffins

I found this video on You Tube and decided to give these muffins a try.  Do yourself a favor, watch these ladies.  They are really funny! Naturally, I didn’t completely follow the recipe. I have made them a couple of times, and have made a few slight changes – I will share them as I go! For the muffins: 3 1/2 cups almond flour 6 eggs 1 oz coconut oil 1 oz softened butter 1/2 cup erythritol (I used powdered…

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My Attempt at Making a Pull Apart Cake

October 16, 2017
Pull apart cake

I recently saw this great video by So Yummy on Facebook with amazing pull apart cake ideas.  The flamingo cake first caught my eye but I was in the market to make my husband a birthday cake this weekend so I didn’t think a Flamingo cake would be appreciated as much.  I decided on this beer mug.  My husband doesn’t drink beer that much so I was selling it as a Root Beer cake.  It was random at best but…

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Maryland Crab Dip

October 11, 2017
Maryland Crab Dip

I made this recently, and let me tell you what, it was soooooo good! I live in Maryland, and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise, Marylanders know their crab!  I love being somewhere and having something on the menu that says Maryland crab…whatever.  I am always like, sure!  (it never is by the way!).  Russell and I follow a ketogenic diet, so ate it with veggies or even a spoon! But if you don’t follow a ketogenic diet then you…

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New Halo Top Fall 2017

October 5, 2017
Halo Top

I found a few of the new Halo Top Flavors.  The flavors launched:  Cinnamon Roll, Pancakes & Waffles, Chocolate Covered Bananas, Mochi Green Tea, Candy Bar, Rainbow Swirl, Caramel Macchiato, Pumpkin Pie. I picked up 3 of them!  Though they had most of them!  I saw Pumpkin Pie recently and didn’t grab it, and haven’t seen it since, and don’t remember where I saw it!  I don’t like Pumpkin Pie, but I love pumpkin!  Stay tuned, I will grab some…

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Easy Skillet Keto Pizza

September 29, 2017
Easy Skillet Keto Pizza

This is my go to Low-Carb Pizza recipe, but when I am lazy I throw this easy skillet pizza together!! I first saw this method on Cooking Keto with Kristie on Youtube and had tried it then, and loved it.  Seriously watch her channel, you will fall in love! I saw it again when I recently found High Falutin Low Carb’s Youtube Channel and was inspired to give it a try again.  Seriously watch his channel, you will fall in…

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Blue City Cafe in Memphis

September 28, 2017
Blues City Cafe

On our summer road trip we arrived into Memphis right at dinner time!  We traveled from Oklahoma that morning. We had a big breakfast at Pioneer Woman’s Mercantile and had not eaten since then!  My son and husband have eaten at Blues City Cafe a couple of times while they were on the Hot Rod Power Tour and loved it. My son really wanted to go there again and honestly I’ve never said no to BBQ!  Is that even an…

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Homemade Pumpkin Spice Creamer Recipe

September 26, 2017
Pumpkin Spice Creamer

So as I revealed last week that I love all things Pumpkin Spice, well did I say I love all things pumpkin spice? Well if not, I did now 🙂 I love Pumpkin Spice.  Since doing the Ketogenic diet, Russell and I have missed the Pumpkin Spice Creamer that I used to buy.  They do sell a sugar-free version (full of chemicals, I probably don’t want), so I decided to try to make my own. I took Heavy Cream, a couple…

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Low Carb Cream Cheese Cookies

September 21, 2017
Low Carb Cream Cheese Cookies

I found this recipe at www.lowcarbyum.com and decided to give it a try.  I made the dough and then only cooked some of the cookies.  And I took no pictures! But I saved the dough, and made some more last night – and we were thrilled with my changes. I found the original batch a bit bland, we ate them, but felt they needed something! So last night, I took granulated sweetener and a little powdered swerve and mixed it with…

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How to Make Raspberry Liqueur

September 19, 2017
Raspberry Liqueur

Sometimes I go off on a wayward path for no reason.  This is one of those times.  Over the summer we were making a recipe that called for  raspberry liqueur.  I didn’t have any on hand.  Probably because I hadn’t even heard of it before.  I did a quick online search and realized it’s a pricey liquor store item.  I didn’t want to spend the money. Also it was about 8:00 am on a Sunday and liquor stores don’t open…

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Keto Shrimp

September 14, 2017
Keto Shrimp

So Russell and I have been following the Ketogenic Diet and I have been making these shrimp quite a bit. We love them! You could easily customize it to meet your likes. I basically take several table spoons of Kerrygold butter, garlic, crushed red pepper, Salt & Pepper, and parmesan cheese and mix it all together with thawed frozen shrimp (I get peeled no tail, but anything would work).  I lay it all on a sheet pan lined with aluminum foil…

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