keto cabbage skillet with ground beef and tomatoes

Keto Cabbage Skillet

This is quick, tasty and gets in the needed daily fiber with the low calorie star…….CABBAGE!

Everyone in my family enjoyed it, even my cabbage hating child who said it tasted like spaghetti!! WIN WIN!! And if you add some shredded cheddar cheese at the end so it melts on top…..EVEN BETTER!

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Keto Cabbage Skillet
Use up some leftover ground beef from tacos to keep this budget friendly! It some together quick and can easily be doubled for a large crowd without busting your wallet as cabbage is the main star!
keto cabbage skillet with ground beef and tomatoes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Country Style
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Country Style
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
keto cabbage skillet with ground beef and tomatoes
Instructions
  1. Brown beef in a large skillet with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Add in all of the other ingredients and stir/fold very well.
  3. Put on a lid and let it cook on medium for 15 minutes.
  4. Stir well before serving. Can top with shredded cheddar right before serving.
  5. Leftovers keep up to 5 days in fridge. Reheat in skillet or oven to warm.

Low Carb Pork Loin Chops

I normally do not choose to make pork chops because they are finicky and tend to be dried out if you do not watch them carefully!

Not when you coat them and bake them on a rack! The rack allows for the heat to get around the entire pork chop and not sit and get soggy!

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Low Carb Pork Loin Chops
Make juicy pork chops that you will fall in love with when you bake them in this manner! I use my rimmed baking sheet, a.k.a. jelly roll pan, and my cookie cooling rack in this recipe.
Prep Time 20
Cook Time 25
Servings
Ingredients
Prep Time 20
Cook Time 25
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Prepare your rimmed baking sheet with a cooling rack and set aside.
  3. Dry pork chops with a paper towel on both sides. Put all dry ingredients into a large Ziploc bag, set aside.
  4. Put eggs into a shallow bowl. Set up an assembly line. Chops, egg, then coating mixture.
  5. Take each pork chop one by one and dip in egg, then drop in coating bag, shake, then place onto the prepared baking pan laying flat.
  6. Continue until all are coated. Make sure they are not touching one another in the pan to ensure even cooking.
  7. Bake at 350F for 25 to 28 minutes. Let the shops rest for at least 8 minutes to ensure juiciness.
  8. Store leftovers in a sealed container. Reheat in a covered skillet for 8 minutes.
Recipe Notes

Make sure you get fine ground almond flour and NOT almond meal.


Low Carb Pork Fried “Rice”

My memories of Chinese take out usually involve fried rice! As a kid I would always get the chicken, my brother and Dad the beef, my Mom would get the pork. It wasn’t until I was older that I appreciated more flavors other than chicken!

My husband is a big pork fan so I made this skillet meal happen! It pays off to get the meat well seasoned and sauced before adding everythibg else! If you do not have fish sauce, consider purchasing some here as even though it’s only 1/4 tsp, it really adds the “restaurant secret ingredient” that tops off the flavors well!!

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Low Carb Pork Fried “Rice”

For the meat step:

1 Tbsp sesame seed oil

1 lb ground pork

2 Tbsp soy sauce

1 tsp onion powder

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp worchestershire sauce

1/4 tsp fish sauce

2 tsp monkfruit sweetener, or erithrytol comparative

2 cloves garlic, minced

For the veggie step:

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 celery stalk, diced fine

1/2 bag coleslaw mix

1 Tbsp sesame seed oil

For the egg step:

1 tbsp sesame oil

3 eggs; beaten

1 tsp soy sauce

Plus

1 bag of Green Giant Riced Cauliflower, steamed or stir fried till tender,approx 5 min

In a large skillet, cast iron preferred, on medium high heat start to brown and crumble the meat with the sesame seed oil. While its cooking, add and work in the other ingredients including salt and pepper. Once cooked, remove from skillet and set aside.

In the same skillet, add the sesame oil from the veggie step. Stir in the minced garlic then throw in the veggies. Stir fry veggies till the carrots are al dente as they are the firmest veggie in the slaw mix. Top off with a pinch of black pepper.

Now stir the meat back into the skillet mixing well.

Push it all to one side and add in oil from egg step, followed by the whisked eggs and soy sauce. Keep it in that side of the skillet gently scrambling them in the pan. Once the eggs are all cooked, stir everything together, mixing well.

Take the skillet off of the heat and stir the prepared cauli-rice into it.

Serve with additional soy sauce as desired.


Low Carb Chicken Divan

This is an old favorite from my Grandmas church cookbook that I have turned into a gluten free, preservative free work of low carb deliciousness!

Chicken is so versatile, and casseroles are perfect for crisp weather🍂🍁

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Low Carb Chicken Divan

3/4 cup + 1 Tbsp heavy cream

1/2 cup chicken broth, homemade is great here

4 Tbsp butter

1/4 tsp poultry seasoning

1 tsp salt

1/4 tsp black pepper

2oz of cream cheese (1/4 block)

3/4 tsp xanthan gum

1 lb chicken breasts, cubed and cooked in bacon grease, or preferred oil, seasoned

2 cups broccoli, steamed till slightly fork tender

2 Tbsp crushed pork rinds, or almond flour

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Preheat oven to 400F.

Grease a 9 inch pie plate and set aside.

In a saucepan make the sauce. Add cream, chicken broth, 3 Tbsp butter, and seasonings to pan.

Bring to a boil then whisk in cream cheese and xanthan gum. Simmer for 2 to 3 minutes. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed since this is the main flavor of the dish. Set aside.

Melt remaining 1 Tbsp butter and add to a small bowl with crushed pork rinds or almond flour.

Add chicken and broccoli to pie plate. Pour sauce over all. Sprinkle with shredded cheese, then sprinkle with crumb mixture.

Bake at 400F for 20 to 25 min until golden brown.

Serve with a side salad.

Recipe can be doubled for a 9×13 pan.


Low Carb Chicken Chile Casserole

When I make broth from leftover bones I save the bits of meat off of them!

Around here, no one “eats” chicken off the bone, it is cut off before served, cause you know, kids…..so it all works out to save it!

Save the broth for other recipes like my Keto Skillet Pot Pie! You can also get a whole rotisserie chicken and use half the meat for this casserole and the other half for the pot pie!

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Low Carb Chicken Chili Casserole

1 (8oz) block of cream cheese, cubed, softened

3/4 cup sour cream

7 oz green chiles (2 small cans)

1/2 tsp cumin

1/4 tsp seasoning salt

3 cups cooked, cubed or shredded, chicken

1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

1/2 cup mozzarella, shredded

Preheat oven to 350F

Mix all except cheese and chicken very well with a fork, or hand mixer.

Stir in 1/2 cup cheddar cheese and 1/2 cup mozzarella plus chicken.

Spread into a greased 8×8 pan.

Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheddar cheese.

Bake 35 to 40 min until golden.

Serve with a side salad.

This reminds me so much of white sauce enchiladas, minus the tortilla!

Reheat leftovers in a 350F oven for 8 to 10 minutes!


Best Keto Pork Ribs

I never used to be a fan of pork

ribs because the strings would get in my teeth and I hate that!

Every birthday for my daughter and husband we would grill 2 racks. I just HAD to find a way to make them more tender!!

So to add in moisture and break down the fibers I slow cook it for 3 hours before grilling it for 20 to 30 minutes.

It literally falls off the bone😋

You will want to make these no fuss ribs for yuppie next barbeque😍

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Best Keto Pork Ribs

2 racks of baby back ribs

1 bottle sugar free bbq sauce

1 stick butter

2 tsp garlic powder

Salt and pepper

Favorite all purpose seasoning (I love Tastefully Simple Steak Seasoning)

Cut ribs in half so that 1 rack will fit in one 9″ x 13″ glass pan.

Preheat oven to 250F.

Melt butter and whisk in garlic powder. Pour half over each rack.

Sprinkle with salt n pepper and all purpose seasoning.

Pour 3 cups of water in the bottom of each pan of ribs.

Cover with foil tightly.

Bake at 250F for 3 hours.

Remove from pan and place on preheated grill.

Brush with sugar free bbq sauce.

Grill for 20 to 30 minutes rotating once or twice during cooking.

Enjoy!


Sweden Celebrates Waffle Day! Våffeldagen!

Waffles are eaten all the year round in Sweden but they are particularly popular on 25 March when we celebrate Våffeldagen (Waffle Day). Swedish waffles are flatter then the more well known Belgian waffle and are normally made in a special waffle maker that is in the shape of hearts!

So today I took my Keto Pancake recipe and added 1 Tbsp melted butter and 2 Tbsp almond flour to thicken it up!

I also made a new batch of my Keto Mock Maple Syrup to go with it!

I am in waffle heaven😍😇

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What are your favorite types of waffles?

How do you top your waffle?

Leave a comment below and share!


Easy Keto Pizza

The dough is simple. The sauce is simple. This can easily be made WITHOUT a microwave! Shocker huh?

We haven’t had a microwave for almost 9 years. We get along great without it and this recipe works just fine on the stovetop!

The crust recipe is the usual fathead dough.

3 cups shredded mozzarella

2oz cream cheese

2 eggs, room temperature

1 tsp baking powder

1 1/2 cup almond flour

Mix mozzarella and cream cheese in medium saucepan until it is melted and the cream cheese incorporates into it.

Remove from heat and using a wooden spoon work in the 2 eggs. Room temperature is needed so they do not cool down the cheeses.

Then add in the almond flour and baking powder. It will take some elbow power, but keep pressing and stirring until it is uniform.

Press out into a parchment lined baking sheet.

Bake at 425F for 8 to 10 min until it has a light brown coloring.

Whack on the counter to break the bubble that forms in the middle.

Here is info for crust only, cut into 8 slices.

Top with your sauce!

I chose to make my own, of course!!

You’ll need:

  • 1 (6 oz) Can Tomato Paste
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp ground oregano
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning/or basil
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tiny spoon of powdered stevia (1/32) or 2 pkts
  • 1 cup+ 2Tbsp water

Put all in a bowl. Whisk well. Use to sauce up your pizza crust after the 1st crust baking.

It makes enough for 3 medium sized, 8 sliced pizzas. It keeps well in the refrigerator. I would also recommend using it in my Chicken Caccitore recipe!

This nutritional breakdown is considering you are going to be using 1/3 of the recipe.

I recommend this way of layering your pizza.

Sauce, cheese, toppings, cheese!

Don’t be afraid to mix a little cheddar in with your mozzerella for variety!

Bake for 10 min after you top your pizza.

Put under broiler for 1 to 2 min.

You have to watch it at this point because it can burn easy under the broiler.

Keto Pizza!!

So as far as carbs go, I am figuring that MY particular one with uncured pepperoni is approximately 3.5g net carbs per slice.

It helps to let the pizza cool 10 minutes on the pan before cutting!

Go make some pizza and be merry!!


Keto Blueberry Waffins

Since getting my Bella ceramic waffle maker I have been dreaming up things to make in it!

I did chocolate waffins last time, now it’s blueberry! They turned out to be like super rich waffles!

Soo so good! I gave instructions on how you could turn them into muffins if you don’t have a wafflemaker. But why don’t you have a wafflemaker yet?🤔

Go make these cause 2 will fill you up nice! It wouldn’t hurt to put some butter on them and have with Lakanto Maple flavor syrup either, just saying😍

Keto Blueberry Waffins

Dry:

2 cups almond flour

3 Tbsp Lakanto monkfruit sweetener

1 1/2 tsp baking powder

Wet:

4 lg eggs, room temperature

5 Tbsp butter + 3 Tbsp coconut oil; melted&cooled

1/2 cup heavy cream

2 Tbsp lemon juice

1 tsp vanilla extract

1/4 tsp stevia glycerite/liquid stevia

1 cup frozen blueberries

Whisk dry. Whisk wet. Add wet to dry while whisking.

Stir in blueberries.

Either scoop onto waffle iron and cook 3 min.

-or-

Scoop into 12 muffin tins and bake at 350F for 20 to 25min until set. Cool for 10 min in the pan.

2.3 net carb per waffin, or muffin.


Keto Skillet Pot Pie

Make this to fit what kind of meat you want!

Use matching broths for best flavor. Chicken with chicken. Beef with beef. I used chicken when I used ham.

Change up the veggies to fit your budget and carbs you want to use!

My recipe uses chicken. My favorite💕

Keto Skillet Pot Pie (chicken)

FOR THE FILLING:

2 Tbsp butter

1/2 cup blanched mixed veggies (carrots,celery)

1/2 sm. Onion chopped

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

1 tsp garlic powder

3/4 cup heavy cream

1 c. Chicken broth

1/2 tsp. each: dried,ground sage, dried parsley, marjoram

2 1/2 c cooked chicken;diced

1/4 tsp xantan gum

Saute onion, veggies, garlic, salt and pepper in 2 Tbsp butter in 10-12″ cast iron skillet until tender. Add in cream, broth and herbs. Sprinkle with xanthan gum. Simmer covered for 5 minutes. Fold in chicken.

Prepare biscuit topping.

FOR THE BISCUIT TOPPING:

4 1/2 Tbsp butter; melted&cooled

1/3 cup coconut flour

2 Tbsp sour cream

4 eggs

1/4 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp baking powder

1 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Combine cooled butter with eggs, salt and sour cream in a small bowl with a whisk. Add coconut flour & baking powder. Stir till combined. Stir in cheese. Drop batter by tablespoons in small cobble pattern.

DO NOT SPREAD AROUND!!

Bake at 400F for 20 min.

Broil for 5 minutes.

IMPORTANT: let sit 10 minutes before serving!

Leftovers are so good!

Reheat in 350 oven for 8 minutes.

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Serves 4.

Approx. 4g carb/1g fiber

per serving when using veggies listed and chicken.