How can you use your leftover turkey to make a great meal tonight?
Do what I did last night, I scoured Pinterest for the best keto recipes for leftover turkey and found this one for Jalapeno Popper Casserole. We ate it with a nice salad and that was a quick, easy dinner that used up my remaining turkey!
While there were lots of recipes to choose from, I was house bound yesterday and had to use what I had on hand. Lucky for me, I always keep and extra brick of Philadelphia Brand Cream Cheese in the fridge and it came in handy for this recipe!
This meal was so cheesy and delicious, it’s sure to please your entire family. I can’t take all the credit though, the recipe came from An Edible Mosaic blog and sadly, I forgot to take my own picture of the finished product, but she has one on her site if you need a visual.
This meal would be delicious whether you used chicken, or turkey, as it was, I had to chop up a bit of leftover ham to reach two cups of meat and it still turned out fabulous!
I pinned the recipe to my page, or you can click the link above to take you straight to it. It’s gluten-free, low-carb, keto approved!
My dad had given me some of his home-grown green onions and they came in handy for the final garnish. Thanks Dad!
Baby, it’s cold outside and that calls for a nice, hot bowl of tasty, low-carb porridge to warm you from the inside out! Finally, I have stumbled on one that I can love, made from almond flour, flax, egg, butter, and cream, with the texture I’ve been missing from cream of wheat.
I was searching through my Pinterest board, looking for a warm bowl of something tasty to make for breakfast, since it’s 29 degrees here in Texas this morning, when I saw it. A post from The Low Carb Maven about a porridge that’s simple, quick, and tastes just like the cream of wheat I used to eat back in the pre-Paleo, pre-Keto days.
She calls it just what it is, Almond Flour Porridge Breakfast Cereal (Low Carb, Keto, Paleo) and I was in such a rush to eat it, I totally forgot to take a picture of it! I’m a terrible blogger! (Just click the link for a photo.)
Since I can no longer eat oatmeal (and never was a fan anyway), I love the thought of a warm, buttery bowl of goodness like this here porridge provides. It is also important that it has the same mouth feel as cream of wheat, or malt-o-meal like I used to eat as a kid.
The recipe comes together quick, I opted for a mix it-microwave it til it’s ready version, but you can make it on the stove as well. I was in a rush. It still turned out perfect! It looked a little different in the bowl, yet tasted perfectly fine on my tongue.
My sweeteners were the only change to her recipe, as I don’t have any of the kind she mentioned. I always use Pyure brand Stevia and/or coconut sugar, in this case I used a little of both. She didn’t say, but I use Kerrygold grass-fed butter also. (Always!)
The link above will take you to the recipe, or my Pinterest board would, but if you’re in a rush and want it now, here it is:
Almond Flour Porridge
3 T Sukrin Defatted Almond Flour
1T ground golden flax
3/4 C water
1 lg beaten egg
1T Sukrin Gold (or your favorite sweetener to taste)
1T heavy cream
(She added berries but I did not, totally up to you, just figure in the added carbs)
She also gives on the stove instructions, but I mixed everything into the beaten egg except the cream which I added later as the cereal started to thicken in the microwave. I cooked it in 45 second bursts until it was thick and hot.
Let me know your thoughts if you try it, oh, and one more thing of note; I used the almond flour I had on hand, and the flax too, which was brown…it turned out just as good. 😉
Happy Day Of The Dead or Dia de los Muertos! One of the popular foods or drinks to celebrate this ancient Mexican holiday is Oaxacan Hot Chocolate which leans more to spicy than sweet.
Since the weather is beginning to get cooler, hot drinks become the popular thing to drink, not only in Mexico but here as well. Chocolate is native to Mesoamerica and the ancients actually ground the beans on a grinding stone to make the delicious beverage.
Today we are lucky enough to have cocoa powder which makes the job much easier. To make your own spicy hot chocolate, (keto approved) just follow this easy recipe.
How best to use this Keto Granola? For breakfast, snack, or dessert topping? However you want I say!
Good afternoon everyone and how are you? We are happy to see sunshine for the first day in a week or more! It’s been raining so much and cloudy for so long, I was about to succumb to depression.
I found this recipe for keto granola on Fat For Weight Loss and I absolutely love it! You should visit his site, he always has lots of great ideas and tips for great keto recipes. (Click on the link for the recipe)
I don’t know about you, but breakfast is honestly the hardest part of this diet (and getting enough fat) because I get bored with eggs pretty quick. Now I have a great tasting alternative that can be used for breakfast and a lot more!
I had everything I needed except the MCT oil and it still turned out terrific and tasted great. If it is still not sweet enough for you, just add a sprinkle of granulated Stevia to your bowl of granola and almond or coconut milk.
It delivers that crunch we on the keto diet miss so much, the only thing I wished for was some raisins or craisins, the Paleo granola I used to make had dried fruit in it.
Do try this and tell me how you like it. It’s mainly nuts and seeds, mixed with butter, egg, and sugar free maple syrup, baked a few minutes in the oven to toast it and voila!
This granola can be used however you like it, snack out of the bag, in a bowl for breakfast with almond milk, or layered between low-carb yogurt in a parfait glass. Top your keto pudding or ice cream with it!
I keep mine in the fridge to keep it fresh and crispy. Freezer is fine too.
Also, I’m here to tell you I may be going radio silent for the next week, I’m off on my cruise tomorrow morning bight and early! An entire week y’all, I must say, I’m getting excited!
I received my sample of Genius blend from VitaCup in the mail yesterday and all I can say is Wow!! VitaCup is vitamin infused coffee that really delivers on it’s promises. Let me explain:
First of all, it has MCT infused in it, so it promises energy and focus-which it delivered! My eyes were opened instantly and my brain fog was lifted!
MCT oil is a type of fat found in various oils and dairy products like coconut oil and butter. MCT stands for medium chain triglycerides, these carbon atoms (6-12) are processed by the body differently than long chain triglycerides. They go straight from the gut to the liver where they are used as a source of energy or turned into ketones.
MCT is used by people who want to lose weight, or increase their energy and focus during a workout. Others claim it aids in thinking and may help with certain forms of dementia.
VitaCup coffee infuses this oil plus lots of vitamins like D3, B1, B5, B9, B6, and B12 for an energy boosting, metabolism supported cuppa joe to get your morning started with a kick!
Also included in the Genius blend are cinnamon and turmeric spices which are natural antioxidants that support heart health and are anti-inflammatory.
Just think, all you do is drink a cup of coffee in the morning as usual, and now your mood is lifted, you can focus on daily tasks, go workout with more energy, and the coffee tasted delicious as well!
Now, it is totally acceptable to jazz up your cup as you normally do if your thing is to add butter and sweetener (and maybe a splash of pure vanilla extract) like I do in the morning. That’s just how I roll.
Do try their coffee and tell me how you like it. Go to their website, (VitaCup) get a possible 20% discount when you sign up, log in and spin the wheel! Leave a Facebook review and earn points for future discounts. Every time you buy, you earn points once you’re registered on the site.
In addition, there are several varieties to choose from, Beauty Blend, Breakfast Blend and more! All have the vitamins you need for a fabulous start to your day already blended in a great-tasting cup of coffee.
The pods are responsibly designed to be recyclable, soy free, gluten free, BPA free, and made in the USA. What could be better than that??
PS: I got my sample on a Facebook promotion, so watch for that! It cost me $3.99 and they were nice enough to send a 16ct box! That is way more than 20% off.
(I got no financial compensation from this review)