An American all beef hot dog gets a Vietnamese Banh Mi twist by using classic Vietnamese pickled carrots and daikon radish (sugar free Vietnamese Pickle Do Chua), crispy bacon, mayo, and hot sauce all layered on my tasty keto hot dog bun. This Vietnamese Banh Mi Hot Dog is a filling and tasty complete keto lunch for school or work.
To make a perfect keto grilled steak, all you need is 2 ingredients: a good steak and one of my BBQ dry rubs, like the sugar free and gluten free African Spice Rub I use in this low carb recipe. These keto steaks can be grilled outdoors on an outdoor barbecue, or on the stovetop in your grill pan. Video includes internal temperature guide for grilling the best steak.
Keto Korean Kimchi Enoki mushrooms cauliflower fried rice is a popular and versatile start to a popular Korean keto breakfast. The sauce base is flavoured with kimchi, and my keto, sugar free gochujang BBQ sauce. If you love cauli rice you will love this tasty keto version adapted from a classic Korean recipe.
This keto recipe, New Orleans Stuffed Mirlitons, also called Stuffed Chayote, is an easy keto recipe that uses chayote squash, shrimp and ham. This keto stuffed chayote recipe has been adapted from Charlie Andrews’ version (link below), to be a keto, grain and gluten free version of one of New Orleans’ most popular recipes, especially made during the holidays. However, the chayote squash, which is a fruit native to Mexico, is also very popular in the southern states such as Louisiana where it is called a mirliton. Other names for chayote squash are christophene or christophine, cho-cho, mirliton or merleton, chuchu, cidra, guatila, centinarja, pipinola, pear squash, vegetable pear, chouchoute, choko, güisquil, labu siam, ishkus or chowchow, pataste, or tayota. WOW, so many names! But a chayote by any other name is great to cook with, because of its light taste, and that it takes on the flavour of the other ingredients you are using in your keto recipe. Chayote is versatile and sautéed chayote is a great side dish that complements just about any main protein.
Nutritionally, chayote squash is a wonderful, low carb, keto, diabetic diet, Banting diet ingredient because it is low calorie, low carb and high in fiber. Chayote is also high in vitamins C, B9 (folate) & B6, vitamin K, and high in minerals such as manganese, copper, zinc, potassium and magnesium.
This easy Italian recipe was adapted to be gluten free, grain free, keto and low carb. This spaghetti (squash) pie is an excellent keto breakfast or lunch and because it is even better when cold, the spaghetti pie is perfect for kids’ school lunches or to take to work as an on the go breakfast or lunch. The main ingredients; spaghetti squash, eggs, bacon and mozzarella work perfectly together to create a filling, tasty recipe. A link to the inspiration video by Laura in the Kitchen, Spaghetti Pie: The Portable Pasta, is provided in the FYI.