Posts tagged low-carb
Exogenous vs. Endogenous Ketones

There is a new(ish) fad trending in the ketogenic world as of late: exogenous ketones. You may have heard of them or even know somebody trying to sell them to you. 

I suspect I may make some enemies or lose some followers with this post, but I am here to be a truth-teller and spreader of information so if that doesn’t jive with you, then we can part friends - no hard feelings.

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Memorial Day the Keto Way

I can’t think of anything better than spending time with family and friends, filling my loved ones with fantastic food and making memories to last a lifetime. Those are all the things I look forward to now that summer is right around the corner.

I’m a lot like Monica from Friends in the fact that I love hosting get-togethers at my house and aim to be the hostess-with-the-mostest.

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Keto Broccoli Chicken Cheese Bake (Dairy and Non-Dairy)

It’s recipe day and boy, do I have something everyone will love. 

Once upon a time, I used to make a casserole with chicken, broccoli, Ritz crackers and cream of chicken soup. It was one of those dishes that I’d serve the family whenever we were in need of some serious comfort food

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Easy-Peasy Pork Chops with Roasted Broccoli and Leeks

When I start planning my meals for the week, I look at what I’m cooking, the time it takes for the food to cook and whether or not I’m using my stove or oven. Timing food to come out together is a feat unto itself. This is another reason why this meal is a no-brainer. The chops cook on the stove while the broccoli is in the oven. Easy-peasy.

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Carbs and Cancer

I don’t know about you, but I remember a time in my life when cancer was the big “C-word.” People would only talk about it in whispers and hushed tones as if saying it out loud gave it more power. I experienced it for the first time at the age of 11, when my grandfather was diagnosed with lung cancer.

Nowadays, not knowing someone with cancer is the exception.

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Find a New Favorite Appetizer

As the party invitations begin to flood in, or get sent out, the menus become the main focus for these holiday get-togethers. Whether you are throwing your own bash, or are invited to partake in the obligatory "Ugly Christmas Sweater" party, food is always high on the priority list.

Having some easy, keto-friendly, belly-filling appetizers to dazzle your guests, or hosts, with will go a long way in helping you stay in your keto-lane.

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Keto Thanksgiving Dessert: Pumpkin Cheesecake

Thanksgiving is right around the corner but, luckily, this isn’t my first go-round with keto holiday meals. I’m on my third year and know I’ve got lots of meal options, especially with my Keto Cookbook to refer to. I’ve got everything covered; appetizers, sides, main dishes and desserts. 

It seems like I could serve pretty much anything for the main course as long as I go big for the dessert bar. One of the biggest hits at Chez Parker is my Pumpkin Cheesecake.

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Salty & Crispy Keto Snacks

Over the years, I found I could go longer without the “sweet treats” and gravitated towards the saltier, crunchier snacks that weren’t loaded in carbs. Most of those types of snacks readily available, tended to be processed and you all know I’m not down with the processed foods.

Like I’ve said before, desperation leads to some greatness in the kitchen. And lucky for you, I like to spread the love.

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Traveling Ketogenic Style: Guac and Almond Crackers

In last week’s post, I revealed my top 3 travel tips.  Traveling by planes, trains or automobiles it’s helpful (and healthful) to bring your own snacks. I suggested my Easy Guac and Almond Crackers because both of these things can be eaten in a number of ways, without much fuss. This week, I'm sharing both recipes with you!

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