All posts by lowcarbAdmin

02Nov/19

Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

Biscuits and Sausage Gravy* Makes 2 servings GRAVY INGREDIENTS Pork sausage (we use Jimmy Dean Original), about 3-4 ounces 1 to 1-½ cups unsweetened almond milk ½ block of 8 oz. original (NOT low-fat) cream cheese, softened slightly in microwave 1 TBSP coconut flour Salt & Pepper to taste (remember cream cheese may already have some salt in it) INSTRUCTIONS 1. Put cream cheese on saucer and microwave for about 30 seconds on 50% power. Then mash up with a fork slightly until it’s somewhat smooth (not one big chunk) and set aside. 2. If you use Jimmy Dean, you Read More ...
02Jan/20

The KETO Diet for absolute beginners!

The KETO Diet for absolute beginners! As we enter this new year (and decade) of 2020 don’t be fooled by companies seeking to profit from your weight loss! With KETO you don’t have to buy magic pills, powders or potions and you don’t even have to purchase a membership at a local fitness club! KETO works with delicious, ordinary food that can be purchased anywhere! You can shop at your local big-box grocer or at a specialty gourmet outlet. The choice is yours! You can spend as much or as little as your budget allows and still LOSE weight and Read More ...
31Oct/19

You can do this…and today is the day!

You can do this…and today is the day! I am sharing this as an encouragement for someone who may be “thinking about it” and afraid to take the plunge for some reason. I didn’t even begin this journey until after I was retired! For me (us…hubby and me) it was not only a physical journey, but a spiritual one as well, because we truly believe God led us to the information we needed to make wise choices about these bodies of ours that HE gave us! Once we said “yes,” we have never looked back. Not only has our weight Read More ...
13Oct/19

Crispy Skin Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder

Crispy Skin Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder INGREDIENTS 8 lbs. Pork Shoulder 3½ TBSP Salt (I used sea salt) 2 tsp Dried Oregano 1 tsp Black Pepper 1 tsp Garlic Powder 1 tsp Onion Powder INSTRUCTIONS 1.  Wash and dry the pork, then leave it out to come to room temperature for a few hours. LEAVE FAT ON as that is healthiest part of the roast. Preheat oven to 250 and mix salt & spices into a small bowl, pour into a shaker or sprinkle a little at a time from the bowl over the entire pork shoulder, making sure to Read More ...
27Sep/19

CHRISTMAS – Keto Pecan Pie

CHRISTMAS – Keto Pecan Pie INGREDIENTS Crust 3/4 Cup Coconut flour 1½ Large eggs 3 TBSP Erythritol 6 TBSP Butter 3/4 TBSP coconut oil 3/4 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp Pink Himalayan Salt Filling 2 Large eggs 10 TBSP Erythritol 2 TBSP Butter 10 TBSP sugar free maple syrup (we use Walden Farms which you can get at Amazon or Walmart) 1 tsp vanilla extract 1½ Cups Raw Pecans roughly chopped INSTRUCTIONS Crust 1. Combine dry ingredients in a bowl and set aside. 2. Combine wet ingredients in a bowl, combine well and slowly start to add the dry ingredients Read More ...
24Sep/19

Get Thee to a KETO Doctor!

Get Thee to a KETO Doctor! When doctors seeing their patients’ health being reversed and improved after putting them on a Ketogenic diet have to FEAR losing their medical license because it goes against the “grain” (see what I did there?) of the dogma of the medical community….then something is very, very wrong. We admire these people for their courage to do what they know is right for their patients instead of following failed methods like the “food pyramid” and the “eat less, move more” low-fat mantra that has put the health and LIVES of whole generations in jeopardy. To Read More ...
22Sep/19

THANKSGIVING – Sausage & Cauliflower Stuffing

THANKSGIVING – Sausage & Cauliflower Stuffing Serves 8 as a side dish INGREDIENTS 3 TBSP real butter ½ cup onion, chopped ½ cup celery, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 5 cups cauliflower (about one medium head), chopped 2 TBSP fresh parsley, chopped – Plus extra for garnishing ½ TBSP fresh sage leaves, chopped 1 TBSP fresh rosemary, chopped ½ lb ground Italian sausage, mild/sweet or hot (or used a combo of both!) 3/4 cup chicken stock ½ cup chopped, toasted walnuts Salt & Pepper to taste INSTRUCTIONS • In a deep skillet, melt the butter over medium high heat. • Read More ...
19Sep/19

THANKSGIVING – Roasted Turkey

THANKSGIVING – Roasted Turkey INGREDIENTS 12-lb. turkey (Anything from 11-15 lbs will work, but bake time will vary – see below) Salt & Pepper for the inside and outside of the bird 1 large onion quartered (no peeling) 4 garlic cloves halved (no peeling) ½ bunch parsley 1 lemon quartered For the Flavored Butter: 1 cup 2 sticks unsalted REAL butter, softened 2 TBSP olive oil (not extra virgin), plus more to drizzle the top 4 TBSP fresh lemon juice from 1 large lemon, plus ½ TBSP lemon zest 3 large garlic cloves, pressed ¼ cup freshly chopped parsley ½ Read More ...
17Sep/19

CHRISTMAS – Caper Cheese Ball

CHRISTMAS – Caper Cheese Ball INGREDIENTS 1 lb. bacon, cooked and crumbled 1/3 cup fresh dill, finely chopped 12 ounces original (not light) cream cheese, softened 2 TBSP caper juice ½ cup capers 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 tsp garlic powder INSTRUCTIONS 1. Place the softened cream cheese in a large bowl and stir in the caper juice and garlic powder until smooth. 2. Stir in the capers, cheddar, and half of the crumbled bacon until well combined. 3. Use your hands to shape the mixture into a ball. 4. Pour the remaining crumbled bacon and the chopped dill Read More ...
14Sep/19

CHRISTMAS – Garlic Butter Herbed Prime Rib

CHRISTMAS – Garlic Butter Herbed Prime Rib INGREDIENTS 2-6 pounds prime rib, boned and tied (your butcher can bone and tie if you ask) 1 cup butter softened 5 cloves garlic minced 1 TBSP thyme finely chopped 1 TBSP oregano finely chopped 1 TBSP rosemary finely chopped 1 TBSP salt 1 tsp pepper INSTRUCTIONS 1. Remove the prime rib from the refrigerator at least 30 minutes before to bring it to room temperature. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. 2. In a small bowl mix butter, garlic, thyme, oregano, rosemary, salt and pepper. Rub all of the butter on the Read More ...