Creative ways to serve

When you think of all the creative ways we can serve food.  Not only is this fun and exciting, but it sometimes saves on dishes. I made a dip for get together using a pumpkin.  It looks pretty and is brings a little pizzazz to your party.   Prepare any favorite dip.  Clean out pumpkin and…

Holiday parties = fun appetizers

Getting ready for the holiday season.  Yes another year to wow the pants off your guest.  I  loved this one, because it really looked like a pumpkin.  I love cheese balls and this one could definitely be adjusted to your liking. Pumpkin cheese ball 8 oz cream cheese 8 oz vegetable cream cheese 2 T…

Hot Chocolate Ice Cream “lactose free”

I am a kid at heart.  I love some creamy hot chocolate.  Even better frozen.  So I have prepared a yummy treat to enjoy on these hot summer nights. Hot Chocolate Ice Cream 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk (any lactose free milk you enjoy) 1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream (yes, this has very…

Love me some ice cream.

Did you hear about what Carrie Brown has published.  She has a new ice cream cookbook on “The Keto Ice Cream Scoop”.  Its filled with marvelous creations of creamy deliciousness. Ice Cream has always been a love of mine, and more of a love now knowing I can incorporate it into my lifestyle.  I did…

Breakfast Bagel

This beauty was made with a gluten free bagel and homemade sausage, bacon and melted cheddar cheese. Makes a great breakfast sandwich to go.  Keto style!! Here is the recipe: Bagel 2 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (frozen) * 2 oz cream cheese 3/4 cup almond flour 1/2  cup gluten free sorghum flour 1/4 cup…

Pumpkin Donuts

My daughter had her sprinkle for her son who is going to be a new addition to the family.  She decided to theme it with donuts and sprinkles.  I brought my chocolate donuts with sprinkles (note: chocolate donut recipe is already on my blog) and I brought pumpkin donuts being my daughter loves pumpkin everything….

Nacho’s Keto Style

I generally try to prepare a menu for the week.  That way if it was a long day, and I generally have the idea of not knowing what I want for dinner.  I can have the meat thawed out, or purchased and in the house. Hungry for Mexican!  While following the Keto lifestyle there is…

Hot Summer-cool/salad #5

Is it beginning to get a little cooler?  Having a salad to cool the hot summer days is just what is needed.  Here is a Tuna Salad that will fill your tummy and help you relax from the heat. Julie’s Tuna and Olive Salad. Serves 2 Salad 3 cups of mixed greens 1 cup chopped…

Hot summer/cool salads #2

Summer-time now that July is coming to a close and August is setting in.  Which means if you live in certain parts of the world, this is starting to humid and hot.  So preparing meals that are cool and keeps you from slaving in a hot kitchen. Wedge salads are my new favorite.  There simple…

Hot summer/cool salads #1

No matter where you live; there is a time that it’s just too hot to turn the oven on.  I hear my mother in law lips utter cool and crisp salads.   Being there is so many choices of putting a salad together can seem easy. I wanted to share some recipes for some salads…

Mock of creamy little bananas.

With all the summer parties, I want to make sure that I bring something along everyone can enjoy as well as myself.  I prepared a mock banana cream pie.  The reason I say mock because there is no banana’s in this pie.  But you wouldn’t know that by the taste. I started off with a…

My journey with Ketogenic Diet.

So previously I shared my black walnut coffee chip ice cream with you.  It’s so yummy, I came across a unique chocolate waffle.  That I turned into a pancake and had to give it a spin. I got the recipe from Maria Emmerich cookbook “Keto comfort foods”.  I am unfortunately am unable to share the recipe…