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Keto/Low Carb

Easy Perfect Bite Appetizers That Everyone Will Love

Those of us on the keto diet are often looking for easy snacks or appetizers that will not only satisfy a snack attack but will be pleasing to guests. Guests we may not necessarily want to let know we are on keto.  These are quick and easy appetizer snacks that fit that bill.

What’s special about the keto diet, besides the fact that it works, the foods are appealing and no one needs to know you are keto.

So nibble away at snack time or party time, and share away without guilt.

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Hollywood Studios Keto Friendly Restaurants in Disney World

These tips to stay Keto at Disney's Hollywood Studios are THE BEST! I am so happy I found these GREAT Disney's Hollywood Studios keto tips! Now I have great ways to stay Keto. So pinning!Ah, the “Hollywood that Never Was…and always will be.” such are the words inscribed on the dedication to this ever-changing theme park.  

Disney’s Hollywood Studios began as a fictionalized idealization of Hollywood infused with backlot sets, soundstages and a functioning studio complete with tram tour.

The vision has not crystallized after nearly thirty years and what exists now is a strange and exciting place, that is different from any other Disney Theme park.

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Keto During The Holidays: The Two Biggest Challenges

These ideas for staying Keto through the Holidays are THE BEST! I am so happy I found these GREAT home decor ideas and tips! Now I have great ways to stay Keto. So pinning!If you are new to Keto or have just started with the Keto diet within the last 9 or 10 months, you might be looking forward to the upcoming holiday season and wondering what on earth you are going to do!  

Don’t panic yet.

You don’t have to resolve to cheat your way through family occasions and ruin all of your hard work.

Staying Keto during the holidays can be a positive experience.

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Animal Kingdom Keto Friendly Restaurants in Disney World

If you are doing Keto and going to Animal Kingdom, you need this! These tips for staying keto at Animal Kingdom are THE BEST! I am so happy I found these GREAT home decor ideas and tips! Now I have great ways to stay Keto. So pinning!Animal Kingdom has a pretty stellar reputation when it comes to dining and special diets.  They have allergy menus and can assist you in your dietary needs just like anywhere else, but in Animal Kingdom the food is generally more free of common allergens, to begin with.

 

The problem is that the Keto diet does not directly relate to allergies, the way a gluten-free diet does. Because of this, it can be more difficult to source out really good Keto friendly options.  However, they are there. You can particularly eat well if you do not commit to a dining reservation and instead pick your way around the park at Animal Kingdom Keto friendly locations.

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Super Easy Atlantic Cod with Garlic-Herb Butter


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Super Easy Atlantic Cod with Garlic-Herb Butter
Cuisine low carb
Keyword Low Carb
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5-10 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Remaining Ingredients:
Cuisine low carb
Keyword Low Carb
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5-10 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Remaining Ingredients:
Instructions
  1. 1. Prepare the garlic-herb butter by combining all ingredients in a medium-sized bowl. Stir until the garlic, herbs, and salt are evenly distributed throughout the softened butter.
  2. 2. Transfer the butter mixture to the center of a sheet of plastic wrap and form into a log. Wrap tightly and place inside the refrigerator for 15-20 minutes to become firm.
  3. 3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Pat cod filets dry with a paper towel and season both sides with salt and black pepper, to taste.
  4. 4. Add filets to hot skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until they become golden brown. Reduce heat to medium and carefully flip each fillet. Top each filet with an equal amount of herb butter and continue cooking for another 3-4 minutes. While cooking, spoon the herb butter back over the filets as it melts.
  5. 5. Remove from heat and transfer fillets to individual serving plates. Drizzle with melted herb butter and garnish with some fresh chopped parsley, if desired.
  6. 6. Serve immediately with some oven-roasted asparagus tossed with remaining herb butter from skillet or your choice of sides. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

 

Nutritional Information: *

Carbs/Serving:

Total Carbs: 0.43g
Fiber:  0.1g

Net Carbs:  0.33g

Calorie Breakdown:

Protein: 43%

Fat: 56%
Carbohydrates: 1%

 

*Source: HappyForks.com recipe analyzer.

 

Nutritional information provided for entertainment purposes only and is not to be construed as medical advice.

 

Creamy Turkey Mushroom Soup

Making a few simple changes to a classic recipe, Creamy Turkey Mushroom Soup becomes a healthy, low carb soup that soesn’t skimp on taste!

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Creamy Turkey Mushroom Soup
Cuisine low carb
Keyword Low Carb
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15-20 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Cuisine low carb
Keyword Low Carb
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15-20 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. 1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and celery and sauté, stirring frequently, until the veggies are soft, approximately 4-5 minutes.
  2. 2. Add the mushrooms, ground turkey, Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes, garlic powder, and onion powder to the skillet. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Cook, stirring frequently, until the turkey is no longer pink and the mushrooms start to release their juices, approximately 5-7 minutes.
  3. 3. Reduce heat to medium and add chicken stock. Simmer for 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Add a spoonful of the hot liquid to the heavy cream to temper it before adding it to the skillet, as well. Stir to combine and simmer for another 1-2 minutes.
  4. 3. Reduce heat to medium and add chicken stock. Simmer for 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Add a spoonful of the hot liquid to the heavy cream to temper it before adding it to the skillet, as well. Stir to combine and simmer for another 1-2 minutes.
  5. 5. Remove from heat and transfer to individual soup bowls. To serve, top each bowl with remaining cheese and fresh parsley, if desired. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

 

 

Nutritional Information: **

Carbs/Serving:

Total Carbs: 7.29g
Fiber:  2g

Net Carbs:  5.29g

Calorie Breakdown:

Protein: 26%

Fat: 67%
Carbohydrates: 7%

 

**Source: HappyForks.com recipe analyzer.

 

Nutritional information provided for entertainment purposes only and is not to be construed as medical advice.

 

Cauliflower Fried Rice


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Cauliflower Fried Rice
Cuisine Chinese, low carb
Keyword Chinese, Low Carb
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Cuisine Chinese, low carb
Keyword Chinese, Low Carb
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. 1. Heat one tablespoon butter in a wok or large high-sided skillet over medium-high heat. Add eggs and season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Cook, stirring constantly, for 1-2 minutes or until eggs are cooked through. Transfer eggs to a plate and set aside.
  2. 2. Add remaining butter, frozen cauliflower, peas and carrots, green onions, fresh ginger, garlic powder, and red pepper flakes. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Cook, stirring constantly, until frozen veggies are heated through and tender, approximately 5-6 minutes.
  3. 3. Add tamari, sesame oil, and scrambled eggs to the wok or skillet. Cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly, or until all ingredients are thoroughly combined and heated through. Remove from heat and top with additional green onion, if desired, and serve immediately. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Nutritional Information: **

Carbs/Serving:

Total Carbs: 6.92g
Fiber:  2.6g

Net Carbs:  4.32g

Calorie Breakdown:

Protein: 12%

Fat: 71%
Carbohydrates: 17%

 

*Nutritional information based on using tamari, rather than coconut aminos

 

**Source: HappyForks.com recipe analyzer.

 

Nutritional information provided for entertainment purposes only and is not to be construed as medical advice.

 

Bacon Cheddar Breakfast Casserole


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Bacon Cheddar Breakfast Casserole
Cuisine low carb
Keyword Low Carb
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 17-23 minutes
Servings
Cuisine low carb
Keyword Low Carb
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 17-23 minutes
Servings
Instructions
  1. 1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F and spray an 8” x 8” casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. 2. Heat the olive oil in a large non-stick sauté pan over medium heat. Add the broccoli and water and cook for 2-3 minutes, or just until the broccoli softens slightly and turns bright green.
  3. 3. Remove from heat and transfer broccoli to prepared casserole dish and spread into a uniform layer. Top with shredded cheese and crumbled bacon and side aside.
  4. 4. Whisk the eggs with the heavy cream, onion powder, garlic powder, thyme, and oregano. Season with salt and black pepper, as desired. Pour the egg mixture over the broccoli, cheddar, and bacon and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the casserole is set and lightly golden brown on top.
  5. 5. Remove from oven and let cool for 10 minutes before slicing. Sprinkle with fresh parsley and serve immediately. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Nutritional Information: *

Carbs/Serving:

Total Carbs: 1.97g
Fiber:  0.7g

Net Carbs:  1.27g

Calorie Breakdown:

Protein: 21%

Fat: 76%
Carbohydrates: 3%

 

*Source: HappyForks.com recipe analyzer.

 

Nutritional information provided for entertainment purposes only and is not to be construed as medical advice.

Easy Low Carb Slow Cooker Meals For Busy Families

 

With Fall upon us, what better time than now to start thinking about easier, dump meals that save time and money, not to mention low carb. Mornings have us in the whirlwind of getting the family ready while after work we are tired from the long day, possibly with activities. This leaves us with little time and often opting for unhealthy fast foods. What’s easier than slow cooker dump meals?

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