Main Dish, Recipe

Lemon Spiced Shrimp

  Print Lemon Spiced Shrimp Prep Time 2 mins Cook Time 10 mins Total Time 12 mins   A quick an easy low calorie shrimp dish.  This one is big on taste and low on effort. Course: Main Course Servings: 1 person Calories: 80 kcal Ingredients 1/4 lb cocktail shrimp zest from one lemon sprinkle cayenne pepper sprinkle cinnamon salt…

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Keto Chai Latte in my favorite squashed fairy mug
Beverage, Recipe

Keto Chai Latte

Lately I’ve been toying around with making Keto Chai Latte. I have a true love for coffee.. but I can only have so much in a day before I get the jitters.  It’s one of the drawbacks of getting older I think.  Regardless occasionally, especially when it’s cold out, I want to drink something hot.  Sometimes an (almost) Keto Hot Buttered…

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Beverage, Recipe

(Almost) Keto Hot Buttered Rum

When I was a kid we’d have hot buttered rum at Christmas time. Well okay, to be clear, the kids would have hot buttered water.. the parents would have hot buttered rum. The “buttered” mix was kept in the freezer in an old ice-cream tub. My mom mixed up a batch according to Grandma’s recipe and then stored it in…

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Condiment, Recipe

How To Make Chimichurri

I have “that” gene. The one that makes cilantro taste like soap (or really, more like something you should spit out). My husband says I’m a genetic freak. I say his tastebuds are broken (how else can you explain how he can’t taste how foul that is?). Regardless, I’ve seen chimichurri sauces before and avoided them because I feared the…

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Condiment, Recipe

Rosy Pink Pickled Onions

Eventually, if you do the low carb dance long enough you get to the “meat, meat and cheese, cheese and cheese, almond flour” stage of boredom. Personally, I also started this whole lifestyle with a vast disdain for salads. Most salads are awful, uninspiring and downright boring. So when I was kicking around ideas to liven up my salad I…

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