Author: Andrew

To make the chicken, place 1 cup of coconut oil in a 4-inch-deep (or deeper) cast-iron skillet over medium heat and heat it to 350°F. Meanwhile, prepare the egg wash and breading: In a medium-sized bowl, beat the eggs. In another medium-sized bowl, mix together the 1½ cups of Parmesan cheese and the pepper. . Cut the chicken into bite-sized nuggets. Dip the nuggets into the egg mixture, then into the cheese mixture, coating each nugget well. When the oil is hot, fry the nuggets in batches for about 5 minutes or until the chicken is no longer pink inside…

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This bread pudding is not only super-tasty, but also extremely low in carbs because there are no nut flours in it. And this recipe is friendly to those who need to remain dairy-free. To make the bread, preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease an 11 by 7-inch baking dish. 2. Sift the protein powder and sweetener and set aside. In a large clean bowl, whip the egg whites until foamy (save the yolks for making ice cream). Add the cream of tartar and continue to beat until the whites are very stiff (when sufficiently stiff, you will be able to…

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To make the biscuits, preheat the oven to 400°F. Grease a baking sheet or 8 wells of a standard-size 12- well muffin pan with coconut oil spray. 2. In a medium-sized bowl, whip the egg whites until very stiff, then gently mix in the garlic. Set aside. 3. In a separate medium-sized bowl, stir together the almond flour, baking powder, and salt until well combined. Cut in the cold diced butter until the butter pieces are pea-sized or smaller dstvportal. Gently fold the dry mixture into the egg whites. Fold in the cheese. If the dough is too wet to…

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Place the diced bacon in a medium-sized cast-iron skillet or other oven-safe skillet. Set the pan over medium heat and cook until the bacon is crisp, about 5 minutes. Leave the bacon drippings and half of the bacon in the pan; remove the other half of the bacon and set aside. 3. In a blender, combine the eggs, cashew milk, protein powder, Baking powder, and salt. Blend for about 1 minute, until foamy. Add the chives and ¼ cup of the cheese. Pour the mixture into the hot skillet over the bacon. 4. Transfer the skillet to the oven and…

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As you’re probably well aware, a ketogenic diet typically omits gluten. But you may not realize that gluten lurks in many unexpected places! Once when we were visiting family, someone asked if I wanted a Bloody Mary, explaining that the mix she had bought was gluten-free. I don’t drink alcohol, so I passed, but the offer prompted my brother to ask if Bloody Mary’s typically contain gluten. Yep, many mixes include Worcestershire sauce (or the bartender will add a few drops to the mix), and Worcestershire sauce contains gluten. During that same visit, my aunt made stuffed mushrooms and claimed…

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Make the crab cakes: In a large bowl, mix together all the ingredients except the lard until well blended. Heat the lard in a large skillet over medium high heat. With a spoon, place 2-tablespoon dollops of the crab mixture in the pan to form 8 mini-cakes. Cook until golden brown, about 2 minutes, and then flip each crab cake and cook for another minute, until golden brown on the other side. 2. Poach the eggs: Fill a large saucepan with about 4 inches of water nextnationalday. Bring to a simmer. Swirl the water in one direction and gently crack…

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Preheat the oven to 400°F. Grease a baking sheet or 8 wells of a standard-size muffin pan with coconut oil spray. 2. To make the biscuits, whip the egg whites in a medium-sized bowl until very stiff. In a separate medium-sized bowl, stir together the almond flour, sweetener, baking powder, and salt until well combined. Then cut the chilled butter into the flour mixture. (If the butter isn’t chilled, the biscuits won’t turn out.) Gently fold the dry mixture into the whites. If the dough is too wet to form into mounds, add a few tablespoons of almond flour until…

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Madames, preheat the oven to broil. Place the waffles on a rimmed baking sheet. Top 4 of the waffles with 3 slices of ham and 2 tablespoons of shredded cheese each. Set aside. 5. To fry the eggs, heat the ghee in a cast-iron skillet over medium heat. When hot, crack the 4 eggs into the pan and fry on one side for about 2 minutes, until the whites are cooked and the yolks are still runny. Place the waffles under the broiler at this point (see Step 6). Season the eggs with salt and pepper and remove the skillet…

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There aren’t a lot of foods that I am tempted by anymore. There was a time when I would have to excuse myself at dinner if someone ordered a decadent dessert, but now I do not feel deprived given all the tasty desserts I can make at home. But walking by an ice cream shop that makes its own waffle cones must bring back special memories or something, because I love that smell! When we were vacationing in Hawaii, Craig said the same thing as we walked by this cute ice cream shop. That smell inspired me to come home…

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I love listening to cooking podcasts for inspiration while I run. One podcaster talked about how she would pick up donuts at the gas station, leave them out to get dry, and then make bread pudding out of them for Christmas morning. She prepared the bread pudding on Christmas Eve, so all she had to do was throw the pan in the oven while the kids were unwrapping their gifts. I thought, “Hmm, I can do that!” For an even more indulgent breakfast, make a double batch of the chocolate glaze when making the donuts and drizzle each piece of…

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