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Spiced Slow-cooked Lamb and 3 Simple Meal Ideas

It's always good to have some tender meat ready for making low-carb meals. Once cooked, you can keep it in the fridge and use straight away. Slow-cooked lamb is great when served on top of fresh crunchy lettuce (6.1 g net carbs), omelet (3.4 g net carbs) or sweet pepper (7 g net carbs). As in my Grilled ...

Cheese-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

I love simple meals that don't take long to prepare and this recipe is definitely one of them. If you want to add more protein, eat with some crisped up bacon or high-quality ham. If you want to add some heart-healthy fats, eat with avocados. Here are a few reasons why you should eat mushrooms: they ...

Low-Carb Egg & Celeriac Nests

There are never enough recipes with eggs & bacon! If you want to try something new and simple, you have to try this recipe. It goes great with crisped up bacon rashers or even smoked salmon slices. Preparation time: Hands-on: 10 minutes Overall: 45-50 minutes Nutritional values per serving (2 egg nests ...

Keto Horchata Smoothie

Mexican Horchata is a simple recipe not only for Cinco de Mayo. I discovered Horchata a couple of years ago and immediately fell in love with it! In this recipe, I combined the traditional horchata drink with aroz con leche which is more like a pudding. It's made from rice and almonds, flavored with ...

Orange Spiced Celeriac Chips

Celeriac (aka celery root) is a type of root vegetable. Most of you are probably familiar with the green part of the plant - the stalk. I'm personally not a big fan of celery stalk but love the root. Celery root is an amazing low-carb alternative to potato-based recipes such as mashed potatoes, hash ...

Simple Low-Carb Parmesan Crisps

Parmesan crisps are an easy & quick snack. I tried the classic Parmesan-only crisps and I always felt something was missing. I still wanted to keep it simple, so I decided to give coconut flour a try. And guess what. They were amazing, especially when I added some herbs! Preparation time: Hands-on: 5 ...

Rosemary & Garlic Eggplant Chips

This recipe is definitely one of my favourite for two reasons: very low in net carbs & taste great! Now, let's have a look why eggplants (aka aubergines) are so good for us: they contain antioxidants (most of them are in the purple skin) that protect our cells from free-radical damage => anti-aging effect! they ...

Keto Chocolate Coconut Candies

Chocolate Coconut Candies, aka "fat bombs", are amazingly easy and delicious! They are made from super-healthy coconut oil and just a few more ingredients. These candies are great for the fat fast and also as a pre-workout snack! You may be following TKD (Targeted Ketogenic Diet), where some carbs are ...

Homemade Coconut & Pecan Butter

I used to LOVE peanut butter: on pancakes, in cookies, chicken stews or just by itself. It was often one of my pre-workout snacks. However, here are a few reasons why you may want to avoid peanut butter like I do now: you are trying to eat as little carbs as possible you are following a paleo lifestyle you ...

Low-Carb Spicy Zucchini Chips

I love spicy food and this seasoning is my favourite. For those that are calorie-conscious, zucchini chips are not only low in carbs but also calories: they have about 50 kcal per serving and are a good source of heart-healthy potassium! Preparation time: Hands-on: 15 minutes Overall: 80-90 minutes Nutritional ...

Easy Low-Carb Mushroom Chips

These chips will satisfy even those that are quite picky. They are boosted with great flavour and still very low in carbs! Mushrooms are also a good source of potassium which is sometimes deficient in low-carb diets. Preparation time: Hands-on: 15 minutes Overall: 75-95 minutes Nutritional values (per ...

Low-Carb Parmesan Kale Chips

I personally love kale chips but not everybody is as keen. You will either love or hate them. Try it for yourself :) It's not difficult to make kale chips. However, I was struggling when baking them, as they got burned a couple of times. I figured out you have to dehydrate them to make them crispy without ...

Low-Carb Mixed Vegetable Chips

From all the low-carb alternatives to potato chips I've tried, mixed vegetable chips are amazing and probably the most similar. Just be very careful how much of them you eat, they are not carbs-free! Preparation time: Hands-on: 10 minutes Overall: 30-40 minutes Nutritional values (per serving): Total ...

Broccoli Cheese Pie

Compared to the other recipes I have posted for St. Patrick's Day, this one takes a bit longer to prepare but is really easy and is absolutely worth it! It's very low in carbs and looks amazing for this special day. Preparation time: Hands-on: 10 minutes Overall: 60 minutes Nutritional values (per serving): ...