Low Carb Sausage & Pancake DIppers

You know the little pancake and sausage dippers you would get in the frozen section?

I remember from the 80s, since you know I am an 80s kid, lol. Well this could also be a to-go version of pancakes and sausage together as well if you are not having the nostalgia like me!

These come together in the blender and will be perfect for quick morning on-the-go breakfasts when you need something more than a smoothie or bar…. you need some MEAT and FAT to carry you till lunch! This packs it all into a little muffin size punch!

To reheat, I recommend the oven on 350 for 5-8 minutes. The microwave will make these rubbery….. just a warning!

If you are looking for more low carb recipes you can make ahead, check out my 2nd cookbook, “Chaffles, Cast Iron and The Crock” here for 86 more!

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Low Carb Sausage and Pancake Dippers
Get a meat and pancake punch in the morning with these to-go version of a breakfast combo fave! Freeze some individually up to 3 months and re-heat as needed. Microwave is NOT recommended for these.
Course Breakfast, Snacks
Cuisine American
Keyword baked, coconut flour
Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 25 min
Servings
muffins
Ingredients
Optional if batter is too thick
Course Breakfast, Snacks
Cuisine American
Keyword baked, coconut flour
Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 25 min
Servings
muffins
Ingredients
Optional if batter is too thick
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375F. Grease a 12 cup muffin tin well or use silicone muffin cups.
  2. In a blender add eggs, monkfruit and extracts. Blend until smooth.
  3. Add in coconut flour, butter, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Blend. Let sit 10 minutes.
  4. NOW add water if batter is too thick and blend again. Scrape down sides as you blend to incorporate everything.
  5. Add batter to muffin tins by scooping with a cookie scoop, or 2 tbsp per well.
  6. Evenly distribute the sausage crumbles/pieces amongst all muffin wells. Push down a bit so they are in the batter.
  7. Bake 25-30 minutes until toothpick tested clean.
  8. Cool in pan 10 minutes before enjoying with some Keto maple syrup!
  9. These keep well as a meal prep option! Warm in a 350F oven for 8 minutes. Microwave is not recommended.
Recipe Notes

Here is my recipe for making your own Keto Maple Syrup!


Low Carb Tot Casserole

Growing up in the 80s, tater tots were the go to for quick crunchy-potato appeal next to a grilled cheese or hamburger. My Mom used tater tots in a famous casserole I am sure EVERYONE from the 80s remembers….Tater tot casserole where you use the canned cream of mushroom soup.

I would not be caught using canned soup today, but have re-created this nostalgic fave with low carb ingredients and a homemade cream soup that rivals the canned stuff!

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Low Carb Tot Casserole
Bring back all of the memories of childhood in the 80s with this low carb version of a classic casserole!
Cook Time 35 min
Servings
servings
Cook Time 35 min
Servings
servings
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 350F. In a 10” cast iron skillet brown and crumble the beef with the onion powder, onion and salt. If you do not have a cast iron skillet, add cooked and crumbled beef to a greased 8x8 pan.
  2. To make the sauce, add all of the sauce ingredients to a medium saucepan EXCEPT FOR THE CREAM CHEESE AND XANTHAN.
  3. Stir well with a whisk over medium heat until uniform. Bring to a boil then add cream cheese. Whisk until melted. Sprinkle xanthan or glucomannan over the boiling sauce and whisk well.
  4. Lower to medium heat so it simmers. Simmer for 3 minutes until it coats the back of a spoon thickly.
  5. Stir the sauce into the cooked beef and spread evenly in the skillet or 8x8 pan. Top with Green Giant Cauliflower tots in one layer.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and top with 1 ½ cups of shredded cheddar cheese. Return to oven for 5 minutes until its melted. Serve with a vegetable.
  7. Leftovers can be reheated in the oven at 350F for 8-10 minutes.

Low Carb Pumpkin Pie Muffins

So muffins are popular and pie is popular……lets put them together! A handheld, portioned out way to enjoy both!

It is pumpkin season, you know, and I am finding as many ways as possible to use my favorite veggie in new low carb creations!

You have the option to bake as directed, or bake a little longer to firm it up a bit more and get a sturdier crumb that is more muffin like. I of course tried both ways and preferred the shorter bake time so I got the ultra moist crumb that was pie like!


Speaking of pumpkin, have you tried my Pumpkin Pie Spread from my 2nd cookbook “Chaffles, Cast Iron and The Crock” yet?

It comes together quickly and without much effort in your crockpot!! Perfect for spreading on biscuits, pancakes, waffles, or layered with my No Bake Cheesecake in a dish for a pumpkin delight!

Get your hardcopy or e-book copy of my 2nd cookbook here!

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Low Carb Pumpkin Pie Muffins
Taking muffins to a new level when it takes on a moist pie texture BUT still holds together for portion control and transport!
Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 30 min
Servings
muffins
Ingredients
Topping
Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 30 min
Servings
muffins
Ingredients
Topping
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven 375F. In large bowl whisk all the dry ingredients. In a small bowl whisk all of the wet ingredients.
  2. Slowly add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients while whisking. Whisk well then let it sit for 5 minutes to thicken.
  3. Prepare a muffin pan by greasing the tin or placing muffin cups in it.
  4. Bake 30 minutes until centers are set and toothpick test comes out clean.
  5. If you desire a LESS moist muffin , cook an additional 5-10 minutes but watch so they do not burn as this may occur if baked too long.
  6. Let the muffins cool for 10 minutes. Put monkfruit sweetener and cinnamon in a small shallow bowl.
  7. Dip the tops of the muffins in the melted butter, let excess drip, then dip in monkfruit/cinnamon topping in bowl.
  8. Store in the fridge up to 5 days.

pumpkin bread

Low Carb Pumpkin Bread

Its that time again…… PUMPKIN TIME!!

I understand not EVERYONE is excited about pumpkins but boy am I excited!! I never really used to like pumpkin before but tastes change and now it is one of my favorites!!

Here is a pumpkin spice recipe for you that I make up to have on hand for all of my pumpkin recipes each fall!

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Low Carb Pumpkin Bread
Now you can enjoy the flavors of fall with this super moist pumpkin bread that is not only low carb but gluten free, sugar free and grain free!
pumpkin bread
Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 45 min
Servings
slices
Ingredients
Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 45 min
Servings
slices
Ingredients
pumpkin bread
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Line a 9x5 loaf pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl combine flours, baking powder, pumpkin spice, salt and xanthan gum. Whisk well. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl of a stand mixer cream butter and monkfruit until light and fluffy.
  5. Scrape down the sides and add in eggs one at a time.
  6. Mix in the pumpkin puree and vanilla until well combined.
  7. While mixer is running, slowly add in the pre-whisked dry ingredients in 1/3 increments mixing after each.
  8. Batter should be thick. Spread into prepared pan.
  9. Sprinkle chopped nuts on top if desired. My favorite is pecans.
  10. Bake 45-50 minutes, or until toothpick test clean when placed in the center. Cool 5 minutes in the pan.
  11. Gently pull up by the sides of the parchment paper and let finish cooling on a cooling rack before slicing. Store leftovers in the fridge.

scotch pancake muffin with butter and maple syrup

Low Carb Scotch Pancake Muffins

I do love a good pancake and have made them before here in the blender, and here in a bowl and here in a cast iron skillet…….BUT NOT IN A MUFFIN PAN yet!

Here is a light and fluffy pancake muffin that gets baked and then cooled to warm before enjoying! You can double the recipe and make a large batch. Once recipe makes about 12 muffins. Don’t forget to get some of my Keto Maple Syrup to top them with!

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Low Carb Scotch Pancake Muffins
Make these up quick and go get something else done as they bake! Don't forget to top with plenty of butter and make up some of my Keto Maple Syrup to go on them! Approx. 1g carb each. This is general and will vary on your brand of flours used. I use Bobs Red Mill.
scotch pancake muffin with butter and keto syrup
Cuisine Scottish
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Cuisine Scottish
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
scotch pancake muffin with butter and keto syrup
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease or line a 12 cup muffin pan.
  2. Add eggs and powdered erithrytol to a large mixing bowl. Whisk then slowly pour in cooled, melted butter while whisking.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and whisk well until smooth.
  4. Let it sit 5-8 minutes to thicken.
  5. Scoop into a prepared muffin pan. Bake 25-30 minutes. Toothpick tested done. Will be golden brown, not dark. If it is turning too dark too fast, tent with foil last half of baking time.
  6. Store leftovers in fridge. Lasts up to 5 days. Reheat at 350F oven for 5 minutes.

Low Carb Crepes

I have not really had many crepes before in my life. Pancakes, yes, but crepes, no. So when my husband asked for some I had to figure out a low carb version that would work, and this one does!

I had strawberries with mine, but you could easily go with a different berry! Berries are low in carbs and high in fiber so they are a perfect fit for a low carb lifestyle!

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Low Carb Crepes
Enjoy crepes again with this quick recipe that comes together easy in your blender! Use cream cheese in place of mascarpone if you cannot find mascarpone. Makes 2 to 3 large crepes @ 1g net carbs each. Add in berries, I used 1/2 cup fresh strawberries at 6g net carbs. Blackberries are less, blueberries are more.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine French
Prep Time 5 min
Cook Time 3 min
Servings
crepe
Ingredients
Course Breakfast
Cuisine French
Prep Time 5 min
Cook Time 3 min
Servings
crepe
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat a griddle skillet on medium heat. Add all ingredients in order to a blender.
  2. Blend until very smooth.
  3. Brush oil onto warmed skillet. Tilt the skillet at a side angle and pour 1/4 cup batter in a swirl pattern while swirling the skillet until all covered.
  4. Wait until the edges dry then carefully with a scraper/spatula work it under the crepe to the center.
  5. Move spatula around to loosen the whole crepe then carefully flip over.
  6. Cook an additional minute to set the other side.
  7. Put onto a plate and fill with berries and top with Keto Maple Syrup. Top with sugar free whipped cream for ultimate enjoyment!

Low Carb Chocolate Chip Muffins

Have you ever wanted to have cookies for breakfast? Maybe when you were a kid, but now you can have that for breakfast WITHOUT it being a cookie!

These muffins come together quickly and taste very much like a chocolate chip cookie! The use of coconut flour helps keep these nut free but also balances out the ingredients so it has a moist and tender crumb!

They do keep well in the fridge and are even better when warmed up!

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Low Carb Chocolate Chip Muffins
Have your muffins AND chocolate together for breakfast or a small snack! Makes 12 muffins. Info per muffin: 0.6g carb 0.2g fiber 2g protein 6.7g fat
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25-30 minutes
Servings
muffins
Ingredients
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25-30 minutes
Servings
muffins
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. In a small bowl whisk coconut flour, stevia, baking soda and salt.
  2. In a large bowl whisk together eggs, melted butter, heavy cream, and apple cider vinegar.
  3. Slowly whisk the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  4. Fill a greased, or lined muffin tin, 3/4 full in each cup.
  5. Bake 25-30 minutes until set and golden brown.
  6. Let them cool in the muffin pan 5 minutes before completely cooling on a wire rack.
  7. Store in the fridge up to 5 days.

Low Carb Maple Donuts

You know those donuts you can get at the local bakery that are slathered with the maple icing…….yes, these are what I used as my memory to re-create them into low carb!

It is so close to the real thing that my kids went crazy over them!

First you need to make sure you have some Keto Maple Syrup either made with my recipe HERE, or purchased. AND you also need to make sure you have some Keto Brown Sugar made up with my recipe HERE, or purchased.

You will also need a donut pan, silicone preferred for easy removal from the pan! Non stick may not release in one piece once baked!

Using maple extract will give you the closest possible flavor to what I have created. If you sub maple syrup for the maple extract it may add too much moisture and result in runny glaze and too moist donuts. Following the recipe as stated is how you will get the results I did!

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Low Carb Maple Donuts
Now you can enjoy maple glazed donuts again with this re-creation of a carby favorite! The donuts turn out moist and the glaze is perfectly set and keeps up to 5 days! This recipe makes 6 donuts. 1 donut = 8g carb // 4.2g fiber // 3.8g NET carbs --- 6g protein // 23g fat
Prep Time 30 min
Cook Time 25 min
Passive Time 25 min
Servings
donuts
Ingredients
Prep Time 30 min
Cook Time 25 min
Passive Time 25 min
Servings
donuts
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F and set your donut pan on a baking sheet so it is ready.
  2. In a small bowl, combine dry ingredients: almond flour, coconut flour, salt, and baking soda. Whisk well and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl combine wet ingredients: eggs, heavy cream, keto maple syrup, melted butter and vanilla.
  4. While whisking the wet ingredients, slowly add in the dry ingredients. Whisk well until batter is smooth.
  5. Now put all of the batter into a piping bag, or use the corner end of a gallon ziploc bag. Pipe batter evenly into each donut well in your pan. Smack pan on the counter to release any bubbles in batter and to make it even.
  6. Bake 20-25 minutes until it is set and lightly golden.
  7. Let donuts cool in pan for 5 minutes before slowly turning onto a cooling rack with a pan underneath. Make your glaze!
  8. In a small saucepan add all of the glaze ingredients and heat over medium heat while whisking until it is completely smooth and thin.
  9. In a quick motion, drizzle glaze over each donut. It works best to follow the golden circle on the donut so you cover it as evenly as possible. You MUST do this in a swift motion as the glaze will harden and crystallize in the pan before you are able to coat them all if you take too long. If it hardens in the pan before you are able to coat them all, reheat and try again with the remaining amount.
  10. Donuts keep on the counter for 1-2 days. For longer storage keep in fridge up to 5 days.
Recipe Notes


Low Carb Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

This is one of those low carb recipes that most people find when they 1st go low carb. It is easy, tasty and come on……BACCCOOONNN!!

I use my Keto Ranch Dressing in it so go make some of that 1st and then you are set!

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Low Carb Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole
It matches all of the flavors that you love.....bacon, ranch and CHEESE!!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 40 min
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 40 min
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375F
  2. Grease a 2 qt casserole dish and set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl mix together cream cheese, sour cream, ranch dressing, onion powder, garlic powder until smooth.
  4. Spread cubed, raw chicken breast evenly in the bottom of the casserole dish.
  5. Spread cream cheese mixture in an even layer over chicken.
  6. Top with shredded cheese and bake for 35 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and sprinkle with crumbled bacon and bake for additional 5 minutes.
  8. Let it sit 8-10 minutes before serving. If your chicken gave off extra moisture, gently drain it off before serving.
  9. Reheat leftovers in oven at 350F for 10 minutes......if you have any leftovers 🙂

Chocolate Raspberry Jar Cakes in The Crock

You have all heard of the chocolate raspberry combination and have most likely heard of cakes baking in the oven, but IN THE CROCKPOT?

Yes, it is possible with my Low Carb recipe that not only features the crock pot, but also this very tasty sugar free Raspberry Syrup from Natures Hollow!

I was thrilled to learn of this great syrup and MOST thrilled to know that it worked in my baking as well!

Now you are getting ANOTHER treat from my newest cookbook “Chaffles, Cast Iron and The Crock”!

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You will need to get some of the

Natures Hollow Sugar Free Raspberry Syrup for this recipe and

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Here is the finished Chocolate Raspberry Jar Cake!

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Chocolate Raspberry Jar Cake
Let your crockpot do the work in this recipe featuring Low Carb Cake mixed with Natures Hollow Raspberry Syrup!
Course Desserts
Prep Time 10 min
Cook Time 3 HOURS
Servings
jars
Course Desserts
Prep Time 10 min
Cook Time 3 HOURS
Servings
jars
Instructions
  1. Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. Grease your jars very well and turn on your crock pot to HIGH.
  3. Pour the batter evenly in each jar, about 1/2 to 3/4 full.
  4. Cover each with foil and press down on the edge to seal.
  5. Set them all in the crockpot and slowly add water to the bottom until it reaches halfway up the jars.
  6. Cook for 3 HOURS on HIGH.
  7. Gently remove from the crock and remove foil.
  8. Will keep up to 5 days sealed in the fridge. Simply add the original lid for easy storage.