Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! I hope you are enjoying this day with your family and friends. I am truly thankful this year for many things. To name just a few: we survived Hurricane Florence with minimal damage, I am finishing my Master's degree in December, I got back into keto, and I started this blog to … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving

Keto Cranberry Sauce

The last recipe in our Thanksgiving series is cranberry sauce. This is something that my family believed only came in cans and that it wasn't good unless you could see those ridges before you sliced it and served it. It's also something that they regularly forgot in the fridge until we all sat down to … Continue reading Keto Cranberry Sauce

Keto Turkey Dressing

Now that dessert is complete, we focus on the big show and side dishes. What Thanksgiving dinner is complete without dressing? I have seen a number of recipes for keto bread. Since I  usually make my own cornbread to transform into dressing, I knew that keto friendly dressing would be possible. I was really excited … Continue reading Keto Turkey Dressing

Keto Pecan Pie

While I am a huge fan of pumpkin spice, my husband's go-to dessert for Thanksgiving is pecan pie. Making this dessert keto friendly was much easier than expected. See below for my take on this classic southern treat. Ingredients 1 recipe of our Pecan Shortbread Pie Crust 1 1/2 cup whole pecans 1 1/4 cup … Continue reading Keto Pecan Pie

Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake

One of the reasons fall is my favorite time of the year is that it is the season of everything pumpkin (spice). Cheesecake is one of my favorite desserts and it is really easy to make keto. Naturally, when I was planning my Thanksgiving menu, I combined my two loves into this pumpkin cheesecake. Ingredients … Continue reading Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pecan Shortbread Pie Crust

We have been searching for a sturdy and delicious crust to use for cheesecakes and pies. We decided that shortbread would be an easy crust for these desserts. Since my husband's favorite nuts are pecans, and he puts them in anything he can fit them into, we use ground pecans to add stability and flavor … Continue reading Pecan Shortbread Pie Crust

Weekly Meal Plan – Week of November 12, 2018

Happy Veteran's Day to all those who have served and are still serving. We appreciate the jobs that you have chosen (or were chosen) to do. Another hectic week is upon us. We have doctor's appointments this week and we are planning for our keto Thanksgiving. My mom is going to cook the turkey and … Continue reading Weekly Meal Plan – Week of November 12, 2018

Weekly Meal Plan – Week of November 5, 2018

Hello, November! This week is going to be a crazy busy week between work, school, church, and personal stuff, so we are keeping it fairly simple with our recipes and meal plan this week. On Wednesday, we are going to a seminar at a local organic market whose owners are keto. Dr. and Mrs. Rhoderick Williams … Continue reading Weekly Meal Plan – Week of November 5, 2018

Weekly Meal Plan – Week of October 29, 2018

Wow! Can you believe it is the end of October, already!? I sure can't believe that the year is almost over, but I'm glad the weather is getting crisper and the pumpkin spice is everywhere. This year has been very busy, especially the last couple of months, and our meal plans have been very simple … Continue reading Weekly Meal Plan – Week of October 29, 2018

Keto Dog Food

Our dog Murphy has been diagnosed with lymphoma. He has undergone a couple weeks of chemotherapy with some substantial results. We heard about Keto Pet Sanctuary on a YouTube video and were interested in their program centered around giving dogs with cancer a ketogenic diet as treatment with some impressive success stories. We knew how … Continue reading Keto Dog Food