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    Keto Pound Cake

    This basic keto pound cake has the perfect blend flavors. It’s just enough lemon and vanilla to add a nice layer of added flavor to this standard cake. Don’t care for lemon extract? Just replace the lemon extract with more vanilla extract, or use another extract. The beauty of this recipe is that it is easily adaptable and you can change the flavors to suit your own tastes. Sometimes I’ll use only vanilla extract in place of lemon, or use butter…

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    Turkey Chili (with Leftover Turkey)

    Easy Turkey Chili, great for turkey leftovers! With shredded turkey meat, kidney beans, onion, garlic, tomatoes and chili. INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 cups chopped onion 1 cup chopped green bell pepper 4 garlic cloves, chopped fine 2 tablespoons chili powder (or up to 4 Tbsp if you like it spicier) 1 tablespoon ground cumin 3 15-ounce cans crushed tomatoes (fire roasted if you can get it) 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 cup of turkey stock or chicken stock Two…

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    LOW CARB TACO BITES

    servings: prep time: 20 MINS cook time: 40 MINS total time: 1 HR These cheesy Low Carb Taco Cups are the perfect low carb appetizer! INGREDIENTS 2 cup Packaged Shredded Cheddar Cheese 1 pound Ground Beef 2 tablespoon Chili Powder 2 tablespoon Cumin 1 teaspoon Salt + more to taste 8 teaspoons Sour Cream for garnish Pico de Gallo for garnish INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 350F. On a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone mat place 1 Tablespoon piles of cheese 2 inches apart. Place baking sheet in the oven and bake for 5-7 minutes or…

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    Bacon Wrapped Sausage with Blue Cheese dip

    The Preparation 24 mini sausage or whole sausage cut in half 6 slices bacon Salt and pepper to taste For The Blue Cheese Sauce: 5 ounces blue cheese (2 ounces for garnish) 1/2 cup 2% fat plain Greek yogurt 1 tablespoon almond milk (or whatever milk you prefer) 1 teaspoon fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley salt and pepper to taste For the blue cheese sauce, melt 2 ounces of blue cheese in a small bowl, then combine with Greek yogurt and mix thoroughly.  Add lemon juice,…

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    KETO SHRIMP GUACAMOLE AND BACON APPETIZERS (bacon optional)

    INGREDIENTS For the Guacamole: 2 Small avocados 1/2 Cup Minced red onion 1/2 Lime, juiced 1/3 Cup Fresh cilantro lightly packed 1/2 teaspoon Salt For the Shrimp: 20 pre-cooked shrimp 1/2 teaspoon Salt 1/4 teaspoon Pepper 1/2 teaspoon Cumin 2 Tablespoons Butter Other Ingredients: 1 10 inch Cucumber, cut 1/2 inch slices EQUIPMENT Food Processor INSTRUCTIONS Make the Guacamole Add all the ingredients for the guacamole to a food processor and pulse until all combined.You want the guacamole to be a little chunky. Taste for seasoning and adjust to your taste. Assemble the Keto Appetizers: Lay out the…