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Peach herbal sun tea

Cutting back on caffeine has been difficult. While organizing my pantry, I ended up with a few extra half gallon mason jars. I had an urge to make sun tea. I have never had sun tea and have definitely never made it before. It’s such a simple recipe—some quick searching for recipes led to this. My version will use herbal tea sachets so it’s not caffeinated, but you can easily…
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Low-carb Italian meatballs

One of the key ingredients to a good meatball is panade, a mixture of milk-soaked bread. For anyone trying to reduce the amount of carbs in their diet, meatballs can be a bit difficult. One day while making whipped cauliflower (a day I was craving mashed potatoes), I thought…
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Semi-homemade ice cream sandwiches

A few years ago on a trip to Southern California, my cousin took me to Diddy Riese. It’s a shop in Westwood, famous for its ice cream sandwiches. Now, the smell of fresh-baked cookies makes me crave a big bite of ice cream sandwich and it’s one of the easiest things to…
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Keto cheese snacks

These snacks fill the craving I get for Cheez-It® crackers when I’m on a low carb meal plan. The ones I make aren’t a copycat since they don’t use flour, but they’ve only got one keto-friendly ingredient…cheese. I make them ½” x…
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Simple crêpes

This is a recipe I got in 2005 from the monthly magazine of a local grocery store while living in Northern France. It’s simple and has been one of my go-to recipes for years. Depending on the fillings you decide to use, crêpes are great for breakfast, lunch, and…
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Salsa

This is the refreshingly simple salsa recipe served at my favorite Mexican restaurant in Utah. No, it’s not Costa Vida or Cafe Rio—It’s a small family-owned restaurant in Provo and this *might* just be the actual recipe. Serve the salsa in a chilled bowl…
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Spicy chicken stew

Yum! This is a warm, spicy, and delicious surprisingly low-carb soup/stew. I strongly suggest adding Ras El Hanout spice to your collection. It’s a 26-ingredient essential spice mix for Moroccan cooking that I discovered on a trip to San Francisco…I buy this…
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Low-carb Asian meatballs

Last week I shared a recipe for low-carb Italian meatballs. Still on a meatball kick, but also craving dumplings, I squished together this recipe with Asian flavors and am happy with the results. This recipe uses mashed cauliflower in place of the traditional meatball…
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Keto "Gatorade"

When I’m low on sodium and potassium from doing the keto diet, I get serious headaches. Before this happens, and sometimes when it’s too late, I like to mix up some electrolyte punch. I drink it like it’s Gatorade®. It’s cheap, doesn’t have…