Escarole Soup

When I was a kid my big Italian family would gather for every holiday and sit down to a multi course dinner. The memories I have from these holidays has influence how I raise my children, how I view the major holidays in my life, and how I cook.

As a child one of my favorite courses was the soup course. I know, weird! But… it was so good! The soup every single time was Escarole Soup. It was only ever around in my life during the holidays but now that I’m grown and can make my own decisions…. I make it all the time.

Is it low carb? yes. Ketogenic? yes. Is that why I make it? NO! Whether you’re eating a standard American diet or not, this is a great one. And take it from me, kids love it too.

When it comes to measurements for this soup, it varies. The video shows you step by step instructions, including how much of each item I used for the size pot that I have.

Ingredients

  • Chicken Stock
  • Eggs
  • Escarole
  • Grated Pecorino Romano Cheese
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  1. Simmer chicken stock. If you like things a little less salty, add water to dilute the stock a little bit.
  2. Coarsely chop escarole, rinse, and put in stock, stirring.
  3. Whisk eggs, add grated cheese, add salt and pepper.
  4. Drop egg mixture into simmering pot and stir.
  5. Serve with grated cheese on top if desired.

Hope you all love the little piece of my childhood. Salute!

Shrimp Scampi & Pasta | Keto-Friendly

Yes! You can STILL have pasta dishes when eating low carb, you just need to get creative. See below for details of ingredients, recipe, & macros. This recipe doesn’t have perfect macros but is extremely low carb and can be worked into your ketogenic lifestyle.

Ingredients
1lb Shrimp, deveined
4 TB Butter
1/2 lemon
1/2 C white wine
2 Handfuls of Squash or Zucchini Noodles
Salt, Pepper, Crushed Red Pepper, Chopped Garlic, Chopped Parsley
Grated Parmesan Cheese

+Melt butter in a pan, add garlic. Add lemon juice, white wine & crushed red pepper.

+Add Shrimp and cook until pink. Season with Salt & Pepper. Add noodles! Add parsley.

+Plate and add grated parm.

MACROS | Fat 32g, Protein 66g, Net Carbs 6g

Sausage & Peppers | Keto & Low Carb

Sausage & Peppers are delicious! Usually they are covered in sugary marinara sauce and can increase your carb intake way more than you’d like. Here’s an idea on how to deconstruct that idea and make a ketogenic, low carb friendly dish of sausage and peppers.
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Preheat Oven to 375
In a casserole dish place 12 italian sausage links.
Cover with: 3 sliced bell peppers, 1 sliced yellow onion, chopped garlic, & cherry tomatoes.
Sprinkle sea salt & basil over the entire dish.
Drizzle olive oil and mix.
Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 90 minutes.