KETO BROWNIES – LOW CARB / PALEO / SUGAR FREE

1/3 cup chopped no sugar added or paleo dark chocolate , divided (we use Lily’s) 1/4 cup unsalted creamy almond butter 1/3 cup coconut oil 2 tablespoons unsalted grass-fed butter , OR ghee for strict Paleo 1/2 cup golden monk fruit sweetener 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon fine sea salt 2 large eggs room temperature , lightly beaten 1/4 cup sifted cacao powder OR unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup sifted …

Sheet Pan Steak Fajitas – Low Carb / Keto / Paleo / Whole30

Ingredients SEASONINGS: 2 teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoons smoked paprika 1/2 – 1 teaspoon sea salt or to taste 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper optional or to taste For the Fajitas: 12 ounces flank steak sliced into 1/4″ strips across the grain 3 Tablespoons olive oil divided 1 1/2 Tablespoons fresh cilantro finely chopped juice from 2 limes divided 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 4 medium bell peppers thinly sliced (I used …

Shrimp Scampi in Foil

Ingredients 2 Tbsp Italian seasoned breadcrumbs 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tsp lemon zest 2 Tbsp grated parmesan cheese Foil Packets 2 lbs shrimp peeled and deveined 4 Tbsp unsalted butter divided 2 cans (14 oz) artichoke hearts quartered 1 medium lemon sliced 4 sprigs fresh oregano 4 cloves garlic minced 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes 1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped 1/2 cup white wine Instructions Preheat oven to 375° F.  Meanwhile, in a medium skillet add breadcrumbs and 1 tsp. olive …

Pumpkin Marshmallow Ice Cream

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups heavy cream 1 1/2 cups milk 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup pumpkin puree 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 cup marshmallow fluff Instructions In a saucepan, over medium heat, add all ingredients and whisk until combined. Heat and whisk occasionally until sugar is dissolved and mixture is warmed throughout.  Remove from heat and let cool completely.  …

Southern Shrimp Salad

Ingredients 1 lb shrimp peeled, de-veined, and cooked 2 stalks celery diced 1/4 cup yellow onion finely chopped 1 medium avocado peeled, cored, and diced 1/2 lemon juiced 3 Tbsp mayonnaise 1 Tbsp fresh cilantro Instructions Cut shrimp into small, bite-sized pieces and place in medium bowl. Add celery, onion, and avocado and toss. Squeeze 1/2 fresh lemon over top, add mayonnaise and fresh cilantro and toss to …

Easy Cheesy Baked Chicken Breasts with Mushrooms

Ingredients 4 bone-in chicken legs & thighs 1 lb red potatoes 1-inch dice 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 package ranch dip mix 1/2 cup fresh dill chopped 3 Tbsp lemon juice 1/4 cup fresh chives chopped Instructions Preheat oven to 450° F and spray 9×13 (or larger) baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In a large bowl, toss diced potatoes with olive oil, about 3/4 of …

Pumpkin Cupcakes

Ingredients 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice 2/3 cup packed light brown sugar 2 eggs 1 cup pumpkin puree 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/3 cup milk 1 tsp vanilla extract Marshmallow Buttercream 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature 1 cup marshmallow fluff 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 cups powdered sugar Instructions Preheat oven to 350° F and line muffin tin with cupcake liners. In a …

Simple Chili Cheese Dip

Ingredients 1 bag Progresso Smokehouse Chili 12 oz Velveeta cheese 1/2 cup light beer sour cream for garnish Instructions Add chili, cheese, and beer to medium saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring frequently. Cook until cheese is melted and thoroughly incorporated with the chili and beer. Serve immediately topped with sour cream (optional) and your favorite …

Cake Batter Protein Bars

Ingredients 1 1/4 cup oat flour 1/4 cup cake flour 1/4 cup coconut flour 2 scoops vanilla protein powder 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup almond butter 1/2 cup maple syrup Instructions In a large bowl, whisk together oat flour, cake flour, coconut flour, and protein powder.  Mix in vanilla extract, almond butter, and maple syrup until fully combined. Batter will become very thick. …

Parmesan Ranch Roasted Chickpeas

Ingredients 2 cans chickpeas drained and rinsed 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 packet ranch dressing mix 4 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese Instructions Preheat oven to 400° F. Line baking sheet with foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray. In a medium bowl, combine the rinsed chickpeas, olive oil, ranch mixture, and parmesan cheese. Toss to coat. Pour chickpeas onto …