Lauren Lester
Creator of WickedSpatula.com

Lauren Lester

Lauren is the food photographer, recipe developer, and author behind the healthy living website Wicked Spatula.

With a focus on mindful and sustainable living she aspires to show her audience that healthy eating doesn't have to be boring, complicated, or tasteless and that healthy living is all about getting in touch with yourself and your surroundings.

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Keto Carrot Cake

This Keto Carrot Cake is perfect all year round! It’s great for any special occasion like Easter, Thanksgiving and Holiday Season, or when you simply feel like having a slice of keto-friendly coffee cake - just because we all need a little guilt-free treat from time to time. It’s one of those keto ...

Keto Instant Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup

This 5-ingredient Instant Pot Keto Broccoli and Cheese Soup couldn’t be easier to whip up! It’s savory, cheesy, and all around delicious. All you need to make this creamy low-carb soup is broccoli, onion, cheddar, stock and cream - plus seasoning to taste. Easy peasy keto friendly dish in under 30 m ...

Keto Avocado & Goat Cheese Prosciutto Roll-Ups

One of my favorite keto snacks, these Goat Cheese Avocado Roll-Ups wrapped in Parma ham, are easy enough for a quick lunch or snack but impressive enough as a dinner party appetizer. If you don’t have goat cheese, try full-fat cream cheese instead. Here’s why I love eating avocados: Avocados ar ...

Keto Lemon Cheesecake Jars

These Keto Lemon Coconut Cheesecake jars are the perfect little sweet treat for a high fat diet! With only a few simple ingredients and steps you can whip these keto-friendly jars up in no time. Coconut and lemon is such a classic flavor combination, it’s so bright and fresh making it a nice detour ...

Keto Everything Bagel Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are the ideal low-carb snack for a keto diet and make a fantastic party appetizer. These Everything Bagel Deviled Eggs are a fun twist on traditional deviled eggs. If you really want to take these up a notch they’re delicious with a little smoked salmon added into the yolk mixture! Wh ...

Low-Carb Instant Pot Clam Chowder

This Instant Pot Keto Clam Chowder is just like your favorite complete with a stellar potato substitute - turnips! Turnips are low-carb but still provide the starchy flavor that potatoes usually add to clam chowder. The broth is rich, creamy, and boasts that briny flavor we all love so much. ...

Keto Vegan Kelp Noodle Salad

This fresh raw salad is a great keto vegan friendly low-carb salad option. It’s bursting with bright bold flavors like garlic and ginger. I just love the crunch of the kelp noodles! Preparation time: Hands-on: 10 minutes Overall: 10 minutes Nutritional values (per serving): ...

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Keto Raspberry & Lemon Cups

These Keto Raspberry Lemon Cups are a great treat for spring! You could almost think of them as a type of fat bomb as well. I just love the tartness from the freeze-dried raspberries and lemon, so refreshing! Preparation time: Hands-on: 10 minutes Overall: 1 hour 10 minutes Nutr ...

Healthy Keto Italian Dressing

This keto friendly Italian Salad Dressing is perfect to keep on hand for salads, to marinate meat and vegetables in, or use as a dipping sauce for antipasto. Simply shake the ingredients up in a jar and it’s good to go! Preparation time: Hands-on: 5 minutes Overall: 5 minutes N ...

Low-Carb Raw Chocolate Cheesecake

This raw chocolate cheesecake is low-carb and perfect if you’re trying to avoid dairy. With a graham cracker type crust and a creamy chocolate ganache topping this is one decadent dessert! Preparation time: Hands-on: 30 minutes Overall: 3 hours 30 minutes Nutritional values (per ...

Low-Carb Bruschetta Feta Dip

You know those recipes that you make and take one bite and just know that it’s going to be a lifelong favorite? This Keto Bruschetta Feta Dip is one of those. It’s so delicious! It can be served on grain-free crackers, on top of low-carb toast for breakfast (my favorite), or as a dip for fresh ve ...

Keto Korean Chicken Wings

These Keto Korean Chicken Wings have so much flavor! Cooked in a skillet the wings get perfectly crispy before they get doused in a tangy korean style hot sauce. Preparation time: Hands-on: 15 minutes Overall: 50 minutes Nutritional values (per serving): Total Carbs ...

Keto Avocado Shrimp Ceviche Salad

This easy keto Avocado Shrimp Ceviche Salad is perfect as an appetizer or light lunch! It can be served on top of a bed of greens or with keto tortilla chips for an easy snack. Preparation time: Hands-on: 10 minutes Overall: 2 hours Nutritional values (per serving): ...

Keto Mediterranean Steak Pinwheels

These Keto Mediterranean Steak Pinwheels are a great way to liven up a traditional flank steak. Complete with gooey cheese and tons of flavor from garlic, olives, and roasted red peppers this is one steak dinner everyone will love! Serve the pinwheels with a large side salad and mashed cauliflower f ...

Keto BBQ Liver Meatballs

These Liver BBQ Meatballs are packed full of flavor and nutrients! Not a fan of liver? Don’t worry, these meatballs mask the liver flavor perfectly making sure you still get those good-for-you vitamins without the liver flavor. Preparation time: Hands-on: 10 minutes Overall: 15 minut ...

Sweet & Spicy Chicken Liver Bites

Are you a liver fan? If not you will be after trying these Keto Sweet and Spicy Liver Bites! Think of these little bites as a cross between bacon wrapped jalapeño poppers (minus the jalapeño) and Millionaire's Bacon. You’ve got the heat from a bit of cayenne and paprika and some sweetness from a ...

Keto Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Burgers

This low-carb Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Burger is a fun way to liven up a traditional burger! We've stuffed this keto burger with cheddar cheese, bacon, and pickled jalapeños then sandwiched it between these keto buns with some additional toppings that are more traditional. To see how you can ma ...

Keto Instant Pot Chicken Enchilada Soup

This Keto Instant Pot Chicken Enchilada Soup makes a great weeknight dinner! With only a few minutes of prep time you can have this on the table in around 30 minutes! While the soup is delicious on its own, the star of the show is definitely the toppings! You just can’t go wrong with sour cream, avo ...

Keto Arugula & Mint Pesto

This Arugula Mint Pesto is a delicious way to add flavor to all sorts of dishes! It’s great on salads, roasted vegetables, and burgers! The mint is a nice alternative to basil giving this pesto a fun change. Preparation time: Hands-on: 5 minutes Overall: 5 minutes Nutritional va ...