Do you check your glucose?

For any of you who have never checked your glucose, maybe it’s worth a try. It is truly the only way to know how food directly impacts glucose. Use a glucometer to check and monitor your glucose level. They can be purchased over the counter. For inexpensive ones, ask your local pharmacy about the least […]

Keto Cauli-Taters

1 head of cauliflower, cut into florets 1/2 stick of butter, softened 3-4 ounces of cream cheese 1 cup grated white cheddar 1 tsp garlic powder 1/4 cup (or less) heavy cream ( optional) Salt & pepper to taste Preheat oven to 350 degrees, and grease or butter casserole dish. Place chopped cauliflower into microwaveable […]

Keto Pepper Poppers

  Just in time for the big game, we have a delicious low carb finger food to add to the table! 12 jalapeños, seeded and halved 8 ounces of softened cream cheese 3 tbsp. sour cream 1/2 cup grated cheese (any type or combo) 2 tsp minced garlic (More can be used) 1/2 tsp onion […]

Creamy Keto Soup

This recipe is a great base for most any type of creamed soup you enjoy. I used frozen spinach in my batch, but sautéed Brussels sprouts,  mushrooms, or asparagus would work just fine instead. Creamy Keto Soup 32 oz heavy cream 1 1/2 cup water or broth 6 oz cream cheese 1 cup shredded white […]

Grain-Free Fake Ziti

After seeing an awesome segment on “Rachael”, I wanted to try making a low carb & grain-free Ziti. So I began with her simple recipe and tweaked it a bit.  Full of vitamins, nutrition, & healthy fats, it was an amazing dish to finish out the holidays with a bit of convenience and delicious twist […]

What is Vitamin D & Why Do I Need It?

Vitamin D is called a vitamin; it’s often called a hormone. It’s often called a vitamin that acts like a hormone.  So, which is it?  It’s actually all of the above.  Vitamin D is a fat-soluble agent with a chemical structure similar to a steroid.  Which makes sense, as Vitamin D is one of the […]

Bac’n Brussel Sprouts

16 oz washed and quartered Brussel sprouts 6-8 slices of bacon 3-4 Tbsp butter Salt, pepper, & garlic to taste In skillet, fry bacon until to your liking. I like my bacon really crispy. Remove cooked bacon from pan and allow to cool for a few minutes. Add butter to bacon grease in pan. Add […]

KetoNurses’ Grain-Free Fake Ziti

I recently saw a segment on “Rachael” the featured a White Ziti and I was intrigued immediately! I decided to tweak the ingredients just a bit in order to make a grain-free, low carb Ziti. KetoNurses Grain-Free Fake Ziti Recipe 2-3 Tbsp olive or avocado oil 5-6 cloves of garlic (1 bulb works) 10-16 ounces […]

Husband’s Delight Low Carb Dessert

Husband’s Delight Low Carb Dessert LAYER 1: 1 ¼ cup almond flour 1 stick (4 oz) real butter, melted ½ cup finely chopped nuts, optional Mix well and press into 9×9 baking dish or deep dish pie pan. Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees. Crust edges should just be slightly darkening to be considered […]

KetoNurses’ Biscuits & Gravy

Biscuits: 1/3 cup almond flour ¾ cup grated mozzarella cheese 1 Tbsp coconut flour ½ tsp baking powder 1 egg 2 ½ Tbsp melted butter Pre-heat oven to 350. Mix all ingredients together in small bowl. I use a fork for easy mixing. Shape into 4 evenly-sized balls and place on parchment-lined baking pan. Bake […]