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Pulgogi Zoodles

Ted and I lived in Pohang, South Korea, for 4 months at the end of 1999. It feels like a century ago. It was our first time visiting a non-English speaking country; the first time we traveled with passports. We … Continue reading

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Zoodle Alfredo

A variation on the Midwest’s favorite Italian dish!¬†Still on the zoodle kick. Today we picked the prize zucchini from our garden. It was the size of Nora’s arm! No kidding! I’m so sorry we didn’t take a picture. Nora helped … Continue reading

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Zoodles with Puttanesca Sauce

Zucchnini + Noodles = Zoodles The first of my zoodle recipes tonight. This is another gluten-free recipe that works for everyone. Tonight I also enjoyed zoodles with a bottled marinara sauce from Gathering Together Farm, but I was jealous of … Continue reading

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Zucchini Pizza: Gluten-free and for the whole family!

“This is delicious mama. Will you make it again?” ~Nora Ah, the sweetest words that any keto-mama, or any parental-cook for that matter, can hear. Maybe she was just really hungry, maybe it’s just that kids like pizza, but I … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Coconut Greek Frozen Yogurt

I was the one who had a hankering for ice cream this afternoon. I came across a recipe for cardamom ice cream recently that I wanted to try, but didn’t have enough milk and heavy cream to make a batch … Continue reading

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Garden tomato salad

Our little garden has been bursting with cherry tomatoes. I often just assume that some sweet fruits will be off limits for Nora. The funny thing about the diet is that almost nothing is actually off limits, but some things … Continue reading

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Keto-Perfect Cheesecake

We celebrated Ted’s birthday last weekend. Luckily, his favorite dessert is keto-compatible–cheesecake! I am not a seasoned cheesecake baker, so I found a recipe for a self-described “perfect” cheesecake at Simply Recipes: ¬† recipes/perfect_cheesecake/ In addition to the promise of … Continue reading

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Ricotta Tart

I bought whole-milk fresh ricotta cheese on a whim because I had seen it used in low-carb and ketogenic diet recipes, but didn’t have a particular plan for it. With busy summer days it sat in the fridge, unopened, until … Continue reading

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One berry, two berry

Pick me a blueberry… Under the bridge and over the dam Looking for berries, berries for jam! ~Bruce Degen, Jamberry (1983) Oregon’s Willamette Valley bursts with wonderful things to eat all summer long. We are so fortunate to live here. … Continue reading

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I scream! You scream!

[Everybody now!] We all scream for ice cream! Guess what! Ice cream is primarily made out of a main ingredient in the keto diet–heavy cream! Yay! And now the sad news: to be scoopable, the way ice cream should be, … Continue reading

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