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.
Sugar free Strawberry Reduction Jam made in twenty minutes, with fresh fruit and just three ingredients which bring out the natural fresh strawberry taste like the old-fashioned homemade jams used to taste. Enjoy the jam as a sugar free healthy version of a jam in a keto diet or as a low carb recipe that is perfect for a diabetic diet (T2DM) or keto weight loss needs.
Tasty homemade Keto Cream of Zucchini Soup is very easy to make, and only takes about 20 – 30 minutes. This creamy, nutrient dense soup is a comforting light meal all on its own, or make a bowl of soup a part of any meal. The main imgredients for this creamy soup are zucchini, fresh basil leaves, onions and garlic, with seasoning and olive oil and butter, and either store bought chicken stock or home made keto bone broth, or keto chicken soup. This is a very light tasting but filling soup that can be served nice and warm, or cold. The Cream of Zucchini Soup is perfect for all keto, low carb recipes, as well as for diabetic diet and gluten free diet needs.
This versatile keto recipe begins with a Classic Tuna Salad recipe, which you can use to make a nourishing sandwich for lunch, or you can use it as a base to make a gluten free, open faced tuna melt with a different twist to it. Watch the video to see how both of these keto, low carb, gluten free recipes, which begin with and use inexpensive, pantry stable ingredients, such as canned tuna, mayonnaise, olive oil, a few fresh items such as lemon juice, garlic, parsley and shallots, as well as your favorite mayonnaise, to transform simple ingredients into a flavorful meal. But make extra, because this Keto tuna salad is only the beginning. Use this with a bell pepper, mozzarella cheese and spices and now you have an exceptional low carb dinner that is also grain free.
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 delicious one pot Olive Garden styled Keto Zuppa Toscana is a favorite Italian soup, which is loaded with bacon, mild Italian sausage, chayote squash, chicken broth and kale, and topped with parmesan cheese. The is a keto budget recipe that is also great for a low carb, diabetic diet, gluten free, Banting and paleo life style. This Mediterranean keto recipe is sure to become a family favorite. Enjoy!