Protein Freezer Fudge 2 Ways: Crunchy Peanut & Vanilla Bean (Keto, Low-Carb, Paleo, Dairy-Free)

For a while now I've been working a less-crumbly, lower-carb version of bulletproof bars that I could grab on busy mornings, or use as a "bridge" snack between lunch and dinner. I see many keto folks fear protein or opt for pure "fatbombs" as their go-to snack, but after over a year of following a ketogenic…

Pear Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough (Paleo, Low-Carb, Raw, Vegan)

I'm not much of a baker (mainly because I hate following rules and baking really is a science based on precision) but sometimes I just really crave a cookie. A cookie that is sweet - but not too sweet! - and just a touch spicy. These low-carb cookie dough bites are made in five minutes and…

Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread With Ghee (Keto, Low-Carb, Paleo)

A while ago, I tried making my own Nutella. I over-roasted the hazelnuts, however, and ended up with a consistency that was too grainy and chalky. I still ate it (of course!) and it wasn't bad, but it wasn't the rich and decadent spread I was looking for. Assuming it was my food processor that…

Cacao-Spirulina Energy Balls With Adaptogens (Keto, Paleo, Vegan)

When I first started eating a ketogenic diet, all I wanted from my fat balls (or fatbombs, if you like), was for them to fill me up and satisfy my sweet tooth without breaking the "carb bank". But as the months went by, I started to move away from obsessing over my macros to looking…

Coconut-Almond ‘Raffaello’ Truffles (Keto, Paleo, AIP, Wahls)

Growing up in Western Europe, Raffaello bonbons where among my all time favorite treats! If you've never heard of them, the original confections are spherical wafers filled with a white milk cream and white blanched almonds. They are decadently creamy, covered in shredded coconut and they are, like, the best thing ever! Because of the processed…

Fatty Coconut Energy Balls Two-Ways (Low-Carb, Dairy-Free, Paleo)

I recently had to accept the sad truth that super low-carb fat bombs (as promoted in the keto community) do very little for my hunger or cravings, as fat by itself is not very filling a food. And, while some folks like to argue that "fat doesn't make you fat" and that calories don't matter,…

Chocolate-Hemp Protein Waffles with Probiotic Coconut Yogurt and Persimmon (Keto, Low-Carb, Paleo, Dairy-Free)

I've been doing some pretty intense fasts lately to reset my body and bring inflammation down, and they've been doing wonders for my brain function and energy levels. But, they've also meant that I've been feeling a little more deprived than usual. So this morning, I decided to make a low-carb treat to fuel up…

Tahini Hot Cocoa (Paleo, Keto, Low-Carb, Dairy-Free, Wahls)

Tahini has pretty much been my main obsessions for the past year. Interestingly, while I grew up in a country where tahini is a staple (Greece), I rarely ate it growing up. It's not that I didn't like it, I just didn't know what to do with it. Greeks usually slather it on bread or cookies, which…

Double Chocolate Keto Brownies with Bittersweet Ganache (Keto, Low-Carb, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Paleo)

Let's talk brownies for a second. Keto brownies specifically. For months I've been looking for a keto brownie that can pass as the real thing - that's moist, heavy, dense and truly decadent. Truth is, keto baking is hard, especially if we're talking dairy-free as well. Many recipes that don't use dairy will use avocado,…

Pumpkin-Chocolate Muffins with Pumpkin-Spice Butter Frosting (Keto, Low-Carb, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free)

I love pumpkin season and revel in all things pumpkin-spice, so naturally fall is one of my favorite seasons! Fluffy, moist and loaded with chocolate chips, these muffins are decadent for sure, but since they're high in fiber and protein (and sugar-free!), they also make a perfect grab-and-go breakfast! Whether or not you follow a…