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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: ¬†http://www.simplyrecipes.com/ 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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Back to our Local Ocean!

Corvallis is a fabulous place to live. Then add the ability to drive to the Oregon coast in 1 hour, or hike in the coast range or the Cascade mountains on a day trip, and it’s darn near the best … Continue reading

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Nora’s Birthday! Raspberry cheesecake, cupcakes and frosting!

Just after spring officially turned to summer, we celebrated Nora’s 4th birthday. Everything has been going well for Nora these past few weeks and we are all transitioning into summer mode. Nora’s birthday morning started with an experimental special treat: … Continue reading

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New Keto Resources & PBJ Muffins

One month ago, I was in Portland and met with Nora’s dietician. Afterward, this analogy came to mind: Your family is driving in a remote forested area when your car breaks down. It’s cold, you don’t have much food, you … Continue reading

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