(A) Opinions vs. (B) Results–I’ll pick (B) please!

This journey before we came across Keto was a long and winding road. A few times we pretty much just fell off a steep road onto the craggy rocks below that left us bruised and battered. And much less healthy. Since we are considered “seniors” we have had plenty of years behind us, which means we have tried everything. Weight Watchers (both joined, and I even am a “Lifetime Member”), Nutri System, The Daily Plate (now called LiveStrong), the DASH Diet for diabetics, and a myriad of other fad diets that came along over the past 40 years or so Read More ...

Sandwich–Keto style!

Keto Build-A-Sandwich INGREDIENTS 1 or 2 slices of your favorite LOW-CARB or NO-CARB deli lunch meat (roasted turkey, chicken breast, roast beef are always pretty low or no carb…ham may have some carbs) Optional toppings based on your own preferences: A few slices of thin-sliced hard salami, ½ a slice of low or no-carb cheese, onion, tomato, dill pickles, avocados, cooked bacon, lettuce leaf, or anything else low-carb you think would fit onto this stack. Mayo (Hellman’s Olive Oil or homemade) and / or your fave mustards, mixed together, if you wish ​INSTRUCTIONS Just start with your big slice(s) of Read More ...
Jalapeno Popper Chicken Casserole

Jalapeno Chicken Casserole

Jalapeno Chicken Casserole 8 Servings INGREDIENTS • 1-3/4 lbs. chicken breasts (bone-in or boneless) • 7 oz. original (not light) cream cheese • ½ cup + 2 TBSP chicken broth • ½ cup heavy whipping cream • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese • 5 whole med. jalapenos, seeded & thinly sliced (jarred peppers OK, too) • ½ tsp garlic powder • ½ tsp onion powder • ½ tsp paprika • ½ tsp black pepper • 6 slices bacon (or a small pkg. of real bacon bits) • 1 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese • ½ tsp chopped fresh parsley for Read More ...
Re-Roasted Rotisserie Chicken

Re-Roasted Rotisserie Chicken

Re-Roasted Rotisserie Chicken This is perfect for a lazy–or super busy–day when you need a home-cooked KETO meal but don’t have the time to cook! INGREDIENTS: 1 or more rotisserie chickens from your favorite supermarket (1 chicken feeds 2 people) Any spices you’d like to add (including fresh-ground Redmon’s salt) THAT’S IT! Told ya it was easy! INSTRUCTIONS It makes it easier to handle the chicken if you put it in the fridge to chill down first. Then using your biggest, baddest knife, split the chicken lengthwise right down the middle. Add some fresh-ground Redmond’s Real Salt into the INSIDE Read More ...