Full day of eating keto low carb with perfect MACROS at the end! I use the carb manager app to track breakfast, lunch, and dinner and show you at the end of the video where exactly everything landed.
I really needed a meal that would leave me feeling full and energized. I didn’t plan this. I literally just looked at what I had in the fridge and figured something simple out. It’s not revolutionary but it works.
At the end I calculated my MACROS with the Carb Manager app and boom! PERFECT MACROS!! What are the chances of that? Pretty good actually. Once you get the hang of keto, you can totally rock perfect MACROS.
What are your fave simple go to meals?
Keto/Low Carb Crockpot Recipe
I love a great crockpot recipe! I was inspired by the recipe that Ashlyn posted on her blog belleofthekitchen.com and decided to go for it myself. In the video you get to see for yourself the exact ingredients I used, how much of them I threw into the crockpot, some alterations I made along the way, and then how it looks before cooking, during, and plated for dinner!
I’ll list of the ingredients down below and include some pics along with the video from my youtube channel.
- bottom round
- brown gravy mix
- onion powder
- garlic powder
- dill *optional, I didn’t have this on hand.
Throw it all in and cook on low for 6-7hrs. Keep covered.
I ended up throwing in 2 sticks of butter and I used all of the drippings as gravy over the meat when I served it. The gravy was DELICIOUS! I’m picky and seriously, it was really good.
What is bulletproof coffee? What is butter coffee? They’re the same thing! Butter coffee has been floating around now for some time with people both in the ketogenic lifestyle and outside of the lifestyle because the benefits from drinking a bulletproof coffee are for EVERYONE! It really doesn’t matter what your typical way of eating is.
Benefits of drinking a bulletproof coffee? Fat loss, creation of natural ketones, ENERGY, and appetite suppression. Personally, I drink a BPC every morning as my breakfast. There are days when I’m carb heavy and days when I’m strict keto, both days I include my bulletproof coffee!
I have two typical ways of making this great concoction in the morning. One includes a blender and the other includes a shaker bottle. The video below has instructions and shows how tos for BOTH WAYS!
Old School Method
In my Ninja Blender I blend 10 oz of Coffee, 1 TB Kerrygold Butter, 1 TB Coconut Oil, Salt and Cinnamon. I blender for a few seconds until I notice some froth in the blender. I pout into my favorite coffee mug and drink!
This version needs to be finished pretty quickly because if you allow it to sit, the butter will start to harden again. Sometimes I include a pinch of cinnamon on top as well.
New School Method
In my Blenderbottle, or Shaker Bottle, I put in 10 oz of Coffee and 1 Packet of Keto Kreme. I shake it up for a few seconds and pour into one of my many favorite mugs. Then, I drink!
This version can last longer as it doesn’t harder as it sits. My experience has been that the froth lasts longer in this version as well.
There is nothing I miss more when doing a strict ketogenic diet than pancakes. Its’ weird because normally I’m not a huge pancake person but I can’t have them and I sit at the diner with my kids, there is something about the way the butter and syrup run down the edges of the pancake. I seriously crave it.
I was determined to figure out how to make delicious keto pancakes so that I could stay in ketosis but still satisfy this major new craving I had. I tried a few different recipes and they were either too thin or too eggy.
I figured it out! This is the way to my heart on a Saturday morning with a cup of coffee. This recipe is easy, quick, and is so good that even my kiddies love it!
- 4 Eggs
- 4oz Cream Cheese, room temp
- 1/2 C Almond Flour
- 1 TSP Vanilla
- 1 TSP Baking Powder
- Salt, dash or pinch, whatever you prefer*
Mix all ingredients together while preheating your greased griddle or skillet to high heat.
Let sit for 2 minutes to thicken.
Make pancakes, flipping when top side is bubbling.
Serve with butter & zero carb syrup if desired.
Zero Carb Maple Syrup I use: https://amzn.to/2GLBGPm