Keto Brownies with Whipped Cream

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PER SERVING: CALORIES 203 | FAT 19G | CARBOHYDRATES 4G | FIBER 2G | NET CARBOHYDRATES 2G | PROTEIN 4G

Treat yourself without cheating yourself! Make these keto-friendly brownies at home and indulge in all of the warm chocolatey goodness without any of the guilt.

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 5 eggs
  • 3/4 cup unflavored/unsweetened almond milk
  • 5 ounces cream cheese (10 tablespoons), softened
  • 1 stick melted butter or 1/2 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup erythritol
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 and 1/4 teaspoons erythritol

PREPARATION:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Put the eggs, almond milk, cream cheese, butter and vanilla extract into a bowl and mix together thoroughly.
  2. Put the rest of the (dry) ingredients into a separate bowl and mix them together thoroughly as well.
  3. Slowly add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, whisking together until fully incorporated into a thick batter.
  4. Pour the batter into a greased/sprayed baking dish (such as a 9×13) or another cake or brownie pan.
  5. Bake for 30-40 minutes until cooked all of the way through. Check for doneness by poking the middle with a toothpick. If it comes out clean, then they are finished.
  6. Allow to cool for at least 30 minutes before slicing and serving.
  7. For the whipped cream, simply place all ingredients in an electric mixer and whip on medium-high speed for about 2 minutes until desired thickness/consistency is reached.
  • Yield: 16

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Cauliflower Soup

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PER SERVING: CALORIES 680 | FAT 62.25G | CARBOHYDRATES 15G | FIBER 3G | NET CARBOHYDRATES 12G | PROTEIN 19G

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 large head cauliflower
  • 6 pieces bacon, diced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme
  • 3 cups vegetable or chicken stock
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • ½ cup finely grated Parmesan
  • ½ whole milk yogurt
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • dash of Tabasco
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives

Note: It is preferential to use grass-fed meat and dairy products, as well as Himalayan salt.

PREPARATION:

  1. Remove the leaves and thick core from the cauliflower, coarsely chop, and reserve.
  2. In a large soup pot, cook the bacon slowly over low-medium heat, stirring often with a wooden spoon for about 8-10 minutes until bacon is starting to crisp and most of the fat is rendered.
  3. Add the butter and the onion and garlic; cook until softened, but not browned (about 5 minutes).
  4. Add the cauliflower, thyme, and stock; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer, add heavy cream, cover, and cook until the cauliflower is very soft and falling apart, about 15-20 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat. Use a handheld immersion blender to puree the soup, or puree it in a blender and return it to the pot. Add the Parmesan, whole milk yogurt and Tabasco and stir until smooth. Season to taste with salt and black pepper. Garnish with chives.

The recipe makes about 4 large (bowl-size) servings or 8 small (cup-size) servings.

  • Prep Time: 1 hour(s) 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 large (bowl-size) servings or 8 small (cup-size) servings

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Braised Short Ribs with Cream of Onion Soup

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PER SERVING: CALORIES 815 | FAT 75G | CARBOHYDRATES 8G | FIBER .75G | NET CARBOHYDRATES 7.25G | PROTEIN 27G

This recipe is very simple to prepare, but it will likely impress those that get to eat it. You should get satisfying results with the cook time, but it can be cooked lower and slower if you have the time. If you decide to cook it in the 225-250 degree range, then you will need about 4-5 hours of cook time. You are looking for the short ribs to be very tender, but not completely falling apart. If they are at all difficult to slice into, then they need to go back in the oven for at least 30 minutes. If you do not have a Dutch oven, there is no need to fret. The first and last steps can be prepared in a pot, then transferred to a roasting pan or casserole dish covered with foil for cooking in the oven. Also, if you can find them, I personally prefer boneless short ribs to bone-in.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 8 whole beef short ribs, about 2 pounds
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 yellow onions, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 bunch leeks, rinsed and sliced, green ends discarded
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ cup red wine
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated (optional)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • dash hot sauce

PREPARATION:

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Season the short ribs all around liberally with salt and pepper. In a dutch oven, heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil at medium-high heat. Once the oil is hot, sear the short ribs on both sides for about 2 minutes on each side. Transfer the short ribs to a plate.
  2. Add the other 2 tablespoons of olive oil, along with the 2 tablespoons of butter to the pot. Toss in the onions, leeks and garlic and stir continuously for about 2 minutes until it just begins to soften. Add the red wine, soy sauce, and the beef stock, and return the short ribs to the pot; turn off the heat on the stove. Cover the pot and place in the oven for about 3 hours. Check the short ribs. They should be tender, almost falling apart, but not quite. More cooking time may be needed if they are still tough.
  3. Return the short ribs back to the plate and put the pot back on the stove at medium-high heat. Add the heavy cream to the pot and bring to a boil; reduce the heat to low and simmer for about 5-10 minutes. Season well with salt and pepper and add the dash of hot sauce, along with the Parmesan cheese (if you decide to use it). Puree in a blender or with a hand-held immersion blender. Note: If the soup looks to thick, it can easily be thinned out with a little water or more beef stock. If it is too thin to your liking, simply put it back on the stove at medium-low heat and let it reduce for a few minutes. It can either be served as a soup or used as a gravy for the short ribs.
  • Yield: 8

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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PER SERVING: CALORIES 206 | FAT 18G | CARBOHYDRATES 5G | FIBER 2G | NET CARBOHYDRATES 3G | PROTEIN 6G

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 pounds Brussels sprouts, halved
  • 8 pieces bacon, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • freshly cracked pepper
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, grated

PREPARATION:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Prepare all ingredients and mix them in a bowl, except for the Parmesan. Lay out evenly on a lightly sprayed or greased sheet pan.
  2. Roast in the oven about 25-35 minutes (rotate pan every 10 minutes) or until soft and golden brown. Toss with Parmesan cheese and serve.
  • Yield: 8

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Curried Cauliflower

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PER SERVING: CALORIES 183 | FAT 15G | CARBOHYDRATES 9G | FIBER 4G | NET CARBOHYDRATES 5G | PROTEIN 4G

This curried cauliflower is a great keto-friendly vegetable to pair with a high-fat/high-protein entrée, such as our prime rib or mahi mahi recipe. When paired with enough protein, this recipe provides a balanced meal that is very close to the ideal 75/5/20 percent macro range. It is super easy to prepare, and the coconut oil mixed with the curry powder and soy sauce yields a nice contrast of pungent flavors.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 4 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • juice from 1 lemon

PREPARATION:

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cut the cauliflower into even-sized florets. Toss all ingredients together in a bowl. Dump onto a sheet pan and spread evenly.
  2. Roast in the oven for 10 minutes and rotate the pan. Cook for another 10 minutes and check for doneness. The cauliflower should be golden brown and tender all the way through. Another 5-10 minutes may be required.
  • Yield: 4

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Spinach Dip

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PER (3OZ) SERVING: CALORIES 185 | FAT 17G | CARBOHYDRATES 2.8G | FIBER .8G | NET CARBOHYDRATES 2G | PROTEIN 5G

This recipe is great served hot or cold. It makes for the perfect dip when scooped with vegetables or low-carb chips and crackers, but it is also a delicious addition to a meal when used as a topper to chicken, fish and steak. The recipe makes about 3 cups.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 (10oz) package of frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • 8oz cream cheese
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • dash of Tabasco
  • juice from half a lemon

PREPARATION:

  1. Put all ingredients in a mixing bowl; mix thoroughly. Check seasoning and adjust accordingly. Top with additional Parmesan.
  2. To serve hot, put dip in a small (sprayed/greased) baking dish or oven-safe bowl. Bake at 350 degrees for about 15-25 minutes.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15-25 minutes
  • Yield: 8

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Italian Meatballs

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PER SERVING OF 3-4 MEATBALLS: CALORIES 451 | FAT 39G | CARBOHYDRATES 3G | FIBER 1G | NET CARBOHYDRATES 2G | PROTEIN 22G

This recipe for Italian meatballs is simple to prepare, and it is very similar in both flavor and preparation to any classic meatball recipe. While they can be served with tomato sauce and/or even low-carb noodles, one of my favorite (keto-friendly) ways to serve them is over a spinach or mixed green salad, with the remaining fat from the pan and a little bit of balsamic vinegar drizzled over top.

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed meal
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • ¼ cup mozzarella cheese, shredded

PREPARATION:

  1. Put the first 8 ingredients (down to the tomato paste) in a large bowl and mix thoroughly with your hands. Then add the rest of the ingredients and continue to mix until thoroughly incorporated.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Start to form your meatballs (using a spoon to scoop each can help to keep the size consistent). Roll each meatball in your hands and place on a lightly sprayed/greased sheet pan (the pan can be lined with foil or parchment paper for an easier cleanup). You should end up with about 12-16 meatballs.
  3. Put the tray in the oven and bake for about 20 minutes until cooked all the way through.
  • Yield: 4

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Cauliflower Puree

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PER SERVING: CALORIES 330 | FAT 30G | CARBOHYDRATES 10G | FIBER 4G | NET CARBOHYDRATES 6G | PROTEIN 5G

This easy recipe is a perfect substitute for mashed potatoes that pairs well as a side with any protein, especially steak. The results yield a nearly perfect ratio of fats to carbohydrates and protein.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 large head cauliflower, cored and cut into small florets
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon chives, finely sliced (optional)

PREPARATION:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Put the cauliflower in a large pot of salted water and boil for about 8 minutes until it is tender. Strain the cauliflower through a colander and lay it evenly on a sheet pan. Put in the oven for about 5 minutes to dry it out.
  2. Heat the butter and heavy cream to a light simmer until hot and melted. Put the cauliflower, butter/cream mixture, sour cream, salt, pepper, and garlic powder in a blender or food processor and puree until smooth.
  3. Transfer to a microwave-safe bowl and microwave for 1-2 minutes, stirring halfway through until hot. Mix in the sliced chives if desired.
  • Yield: 4

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