Here is an easy weeknight recipe that uses ground turkey, seasons it with a citrus-fish sauce-soy sauce dressing, and is served over rice with cucumbers and pickled onions. This ground turkey rice bowl is loosely inspired by the Thai meat dish larb (also spelled laab). It’s seasoned incredibly well – no boring ground turkey recipes… Continue reading Larb-inspired Ground Turkey Rice Bowls
Have you ever had trottole pasta? Trottole pasta is a curly-cue pasta shape that looks like a tight coil. Its shape clings to pasta sauce, so you get a perfect distribution of pasta:sauce with every bite. This recipe for trottole pasta is topped with a spicy-ish shrimp marinara sauce. The shrimp marinara sauce is a… Continue reading Trottole Pasta with a Shrimp Marinara Sauce Recipe
Here’s a recipe for a shaved brussels sprouts salad, that’s super easy to make, as well as low carb/keto and healthy. It’s surprisingly filling — the brussels sprouts are very hearty, and the addition of shaved parmesan, Castelvetrano olives, and toasted nuts really rounds out this shaved brussels sprouts salad recipe. Make it for dinner… Continue reading Healthy Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad
Here’s a recipe for roasted garlic bread, made on a sourdough baguette. This recipe could just as easily be for French bread – the proportions work for any long baguette-shaped bread. Roasting garlic infuses a sweet, umami flavor into your garlic bread spread that adds so much depth of flavor! This is a perfect side… Continue reading Roasted Garlic Bread on Baguette
Here’s a recipe for a moist banana cake, seasoned with cinnamon and nutmeg. It comes with an optional recipe for a coffee-flavored frosting to go on top. What makes this banana cake so moist and delicious is caramelizing the bananas first in a pan. This technique is a great thing to do when your bananas… Continue reading The Best Banana Skillet Cake
Here’s a recipe for an heirloom tomato mozzarella salad — perfect for the heirloom tomatoes we see in July and August. Use this recipe as a template for any tomato salad you like — it’s very versatile and flexible to whatever herb or cheese you want to use with it. With bright tomatoes, creamy mozzarella,… Continue reading Heirloom Tomato Mozzarella Salad
Here’s a recipe for a keto margarita. It uses fresh lime juice, a homemade keto simple syrup, and tequila — that’s it. By forgoing the traditional ingredient of triple sec in a margarita, and instead making a homemade keto simple syrup, you will have a margarita that is super refreshing for happy hour with only… Continue reading The Best Keto Margarita Recipe
This recipe for Keto Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies is so good! Almond flour creates a really light and fluffy chocolate chip cookie. The recipe also doesn’t spread, so it is a fairly thick cookie! I made these chocolate chip cookies lower carb by using my favorite sugar substitute and low-sugar chocolate chips, so these… Continue reading Keto Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies
Here’s a recipe for a Mexican flavor-inspired grilled branzino recipe. Branzino, also known as bronzini, is a Mediterranean fish that is small enough to grilled whole on a grill. It’s really delicious grilled with a slice of lime or lemon inside and then served with a flavorful salsa, since branzino is a fairly mild white… Continue reading Grilled Branzino
Here’s a recipe for a Mexican flavors-inspired watermelon salad. It has watermelon, radish, cotija, and lime in it — super refreshing for a summer dinner or picnic. The recipe is very scalable and can be made for as little as 2 hungry people and as many as you want.
Here’s a recipe for a rhubarb simple syrup, with an option to make it keto. Rhubarb reduces down beautifully into a compote, and there is a leftover syrup sauce that has tons of rhubarb flavor and is great for flavoring beverages, like this rhubarb gin sour.
Here’s a recipe for keto lamb meatballs, seasoned with cumin and coriander, and served on a yogurt moat with chimichurri and fresh arugula. These lamb meatballs are a really good party appetizer, shared dish, or snack. This keto lamb recipe is low carb friendly, with 5 net carbs per serving.
This orange and rosemary roasted salmon recipe is so easy and you can use any citrus and any herb you want. I used cara cara oranges and rosemary, but you could use lemon and thyme, or meyer lemons and marjoram, or lemon/lemon verbena — the combos are endless. Make this super easy roasted salmon recipe… Continue reading Orange & Rosemary Roasted Salmon (Healthy, Easy, Low Carb)
Here’s a recipe for a rhubarb compote that is lower in sugar but maintains that delicious sweet-tart balance that rhubarb is known for. Using just water, rhubarb, and sugar or a sugar substitute, this rhubarb compote recipe is ready in about 20 minutes and is delicious with yogurt, ice cream, on toast, or as a… Continue reading Low Sugar Rhubarb Compote (Easy, Healthy, Keto)
If you’re a chili oil noodle lover but are trying to cut down on net carbs, here is a keto/low carb chili oil noodle recipe to satisfy your cravings. Using shirataki noodles and your favorite chili oil, this dish is spicy, cool, and crunchy with the addition of cucumbers and peanuts. One serving of these… Continue reading Keto-Friendly Chili Oil Noodles
This is a super simple side dish recipe. It’s grilled zucchini with ricotta, olive oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper. That’s it! Make this easy zucchini side dish when you’re looking for a low carb/keto side dish or when you have way too much zucchini at home.
This carrot cake recipe is my personal favorite carrot cake ever. It’s not too sweet, has an enormous depth of flavor, and the cream cheese frosting is to die for. Everyone who has tried this carrot cake has fawned over it, and you will definitely impress your friends/family if you make this carrot cake for… Continue reading Foolproof, Perfect Carrot Cake Recipe
Here’s a recipe for a salsa verde/green sauce that is the end all be all of green sauces. It’s herby, piquant, fresh, a little bit briny, and not too spicy. It will also last in your fridge for a long time – like 3 weeks – before it goes bad. Make this green sauce of… Continue reading The Best, Foolproof Chimichurri Recipe
Here is a keto cheesecake recipe that levels up what a keto cheesecake can be. Tarta de queso, known as gazta tarta in the Basque Region, is a cheesecake that is crustless, creamy, tender, and really amazing — it’s known as Burnt Basque Cheesecake here in the states. It’s also less sweet than the New York-style cheesecake.… Continue reading A Keto Burnt Basque Cheesecake Recipe
Here’s a savory yogurt recipe, with bacon, lettuce, tomato, and a drizzle of chili oil on top. It’s a low carb breakfast recipe and has such unique flavors. It will definitely break you out of a rut if you’re sick of eating eggs for breakfast! You’ll love this yogurt with chili oil recipe.
This matcha cream pie recipe is a custard pie upgraded with bright, grassy matcha blended in. Green tea lovers will love this matcha pie! While you can make this vanilla cream pie recipe without it, if you’re a matcha lover like I am, the addition of bright, grassy matcha makes this custard pie less cloyingly… Continue reading Matcha Custard Pie for My Green Tea Lovers
Tart tatins are easier than they look! This is a recipe for a pear tart tatin, but it could just as easily be with apples or quince. A pear tart tatin is a French pastry in which pears are cooked upside down in caramel, topped with pastry dough, and then flipped before serving.
Here is a basic pate brisee recipe that works for any recipe that calls for pie dough. This will yield 2 pie crusts — either enough for 1 double-crust pie or 2 single-crust pies. You can store any unused pie dough in the freezer wrapped in plastic wrap + stored in a Ziploc baggie, and… Continue reading Fundamentals: Easy Pie Crust Recipe
This almond pound cake recipe is a keeper. It’s subtly nutty, very tender, and not too sweet. It has a crispy, almost meringue like top, and a wonderful almond aroma. If you’re a fan of almond desserts, this almond pound cake will be your new favorite tea cake!