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.
A tres leches cake is light, moist sponge cake, soaked in a mixture of three kinds of milk, hence the name tres leches. This keto cake has three layers, the keto vanilla sponge cake, the tres leches and it is topped with a generous layer of Chantilly cream stabilized with mascarpone. The tres leches keto recipe uses almond milk, heavy cream, and my sugar free sweetened condensed milk recipe . The Keto Tres Leches Cake is an easy keto vanilla sponge cake to make, and is a great make ahead low carb cake, because the flavour develops even more over a couple of days. If you love Mexican keto recipes or Latin American keto recipes you will love this popular keto cake, that is sugar free, uses a Monkfruit based sweetener and is also gluten free, so is perfect for diabetic diets and celiac needs. Enjoy!
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!
This Keto Pumpkin Pound Cake with delicious Maple Cream Cheese and a sprinkle of pumpkin seeds on top is a must for anyone who loves fall pumpkin recipes. Pumpkin is always a nice treat with your Thanksgiving dinner or Christmas meal or with a nice hot coffee. This Keto Pound Cake is very moist and is infused with pumpkin pie spices and has the texture half way between a traditional pound cake and the moistness of a pumpkin pie. The light and fluffy Maple Cream Cheese filling is like a light cheesecake mousse, sandwiched between two layers of this moist dense pound cake, creating a perfect balance of taste and texture. Enjoy the Keto Pumpkin Pound Cake and happy holiday!
This flavorful keto Thai pumpkin soup recipe is vegan, very easy to make and can be made in about 20 minutes. It is a perfect seasonal autumn harvest soup. The Thai soup has flavors such as Thai birds eye chili, ginger, coconut milk, sweetened with Lakanto monk fruit sweetener. These ingredients are perfectly balanced so that the pumpkin flavour is not overpowered with too much heat. You can make this soup mild or hot by just adjusting how much Thai chili you use. This version is based on an authentic Thai pumpkin soup recipe and is a keto vegan pumpkin soup version which is perfect for any low carb, dairy free, diabetic diet needs and paleo or banting diet. This keto Thai pumpkin soup is delicious, creamy and a great change of pace. Enjoy!
If you love tasty, old fashioned peanut butter fudge that is very easy to make, is sugar free, gluten free and uses my sugar free sweetened condensed milk, then this is the recipe you have been looking for. The sweetener alternative I use is an erythritol and monk fruit based sweetener. You can enjoy this keto, low carb, old fashioned tasting fudge as a smooth peanut butter fudge or crunchy peanut butter fudge version.
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.