Keto-Friendly Cream of Broccoli Soup | Recipe

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Cream of Broccoli Soup has been a staple in my childhood home for as long as I can remember. It started out as puréed “green soup” so my little brother would eat it and eventually developed into broccoli cheese soup once he decided that broccoli was a yummy, but my mother still puréed it so that we wouldn’t know there were onions (shh!). To this day living on my own, I still purée my cream of broccoli soup. It is delicious!
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Keto-Friendly Zoodles Alfredo | Recipe

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Since switching my lifestyle to following the ketogenic diet, I had had to give up pasta, but I’ve absolutely been craving fettuccine alfredo for weeks! Shout out to my parents for the spiralizer for Christmas, so I can now make something that tames the pasta cravings. Keto-friendly zoodles alfredo really hits the spot! View Full Post “Keto-Friendly Zoodles Alfredo | Recipe”

Keto-Friendly Ratatouille (Confit Byaldi) | Recipe

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Date-night with the fiancé quickly went from movie-night to urge to cook a delicious ratatouille! I mean, who doesn’t love a great Disney movie with good company and good food. We gathered up the supplies, made a few tweaks to make sure it was a keto-friendly ratatouille, and the magic we cooked up is magnificent!  The version from the movie with the pretty little slices of vegetables is technically called Confit Byaldi, and it really gives the dish some class and a little fun. Not the best at slicing or want to get this dish made quickly? Cube the veggies and cook in the casserole in a stew form rather than slicing. It might not be as pretty but it tastes just as good!

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Keto-Friendly Vanilla Almond Mousse | Recipe

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This gluten-free Vanilla Almond Mousse is a great keto-friendly dessert or breakfast filled with good fiber, a large amount a healthy fats for such a small serving, and it fills you right up! Go ahead and enjoy it for breakfast too. Goes great with pumpkin seeds as garnish for added fatty & fibrous protein and some crunch to the smooth mousse. For an evening treat, I top it off with a few raspberries. Did I mention it took me under 10 minutes to make it!? And it only took that long because I stopped to take pictures!

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Keto-Friendly Spicy Thai Tom Kha Mushroom Coconut Soup | Recipe

Keto-Friendly Spicy Thai Tom Kha Mushroom Coconut Soup
I went out for lunch for my networking group recently to the Green Papaya Thai Restaurant, and while the buffet was a hard-no for me because of the abundance of peanut sauce (anaphalactic allergy), rice and potatoes, I found myself in heaven eating their Tom Kha soup. It was delicious! I know there was more sugar in it than I’d like to admit, so I can’t go back for more, and decided to try to make it at home. My very own keto-friendly version of the hot & sour Thai tom kha mushroom coconut soup. It is a little different, but equally delectable! I made it for my family for our Christmas lunch and it was a hit! View Full Post “Keto-Friendly Spicy Thai Tom Kha Mushroom Coconut Soup | Recipe”

The Ketogenic Lifestyle Gave Me My Life Back

stephanie de montigny ottawa blogger keto weight loss success storyThose of you who know me personally are likely aware of my struggles for the last few years with fluctuating weight. Going from starvingly sick student, to depressingly-eating-everything-fat, and going from one to the other without much of a transition. But hey, “that’s how it is through university”, “that’s normal”, they said. No. It is not. Bouncing back and forth from plus-size to skin&bones is NOT healthy. It’s time it stops.

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Vegan Cauliflower Coconut Ginger Turmeric Stew | Recipe

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Whoever said vegans have it rough has obviously never had this cauliflower coconut ginger turmeric stew! Between the creaminess from the coconut milk, the spicy kick from the jalapeno, and the yummyness of all the Indian spices, this dish is absolutely swoon-worthy!
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Keto-Friendly Asparagus, Broccoli, Brussels Sprout & Pancetta Salad | Recipe

At a certain point of a new lifestyle, you find yourself eating many of the same things, getting bored of foods you once loved, and yearning for some new options. This twist on an old favourite has got my keto-senses tingling, and my tummy rumbling. This delicious hot asperagus salad is famous in my fiancé’s family, and for good reason; it is delicious! There are several variations you can make, but this one is the most keto-friendly, with a variety of different fiber options and plenty of valuable nutrients. View Full Post “Keto-Friendly Asparagus, Broccoli, Brussels Sprout & Pancetta Salad | Recipe”