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  • 5 Tasty Keto Pancake Recipes

    It’s Pancake Tuesday here in Ireland TODAY and so I thought it would be a good idea to do a blog post on pancakes! My 5 Tasty Keto Pancake Recipes are a mixture of my own recipes and some recipes from well-known keto sites 🥞🥞🥞🥞 I’ve said this before and I will say it again, I could …

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  • 5 Keto Chocolate Treats for Valentines Day

    So with Valentines Day being today, I thought it would be a great idea to share some recipes for keto friendly ‘chocolate treats’ 💞💞💞. Now of course, in an ideal world, scoffing a whole box of Belgian Truffles would be the dream! 😝 However, for those of you who don’t want to do that, these 5 …

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  • Managing a Sweet Tooth on Keto

    The following post contains affiliate links, which means that at no extra cost to you I can make a tiny bit of money to help support this blog. Thank you! Your sweet cravings will drastically reduce on the keto diet after a certain period and your ability to smell sugar will be like a shark …

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  • How to Make Keto Mulled Wine

    Introducing the most festive cold weather drink ever: Keto Mulled Wine, here to make your winter Netflix nights that little bit cosier! I first had Mulled wine at the Christmas Markets in Bratislava years ago when I lived there. Now, I absolutely HATE red wine due to an unfortunate vomiting incident in my early twenties, …

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  • 3 Delicious Keto Cookie Recipes to Try

    If you have a hankering for some Keto treats but can’t be arsed googling ideas, then look no further. Here’s 3 Delicious Keto Cookie Recipes to Try 🍪🍪🍪They are all low carb, keto-friendly, simple to make and most importantly DELICIOUS! Chocolate Orange Keto Cookies 3g Carbs A twist on the classic chocolate chip cookie recipe and …

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  • 5 Keto Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas

    Your hard work needn’t be derailed this Thanksgiving with all the amazing low carb and keto friendly recipes out there! In fact, the best bits of your Thanksgiving meal are all easily made keto-friendly with just a few tweaks 🦃🦃🦃. Thanksgiving is definitely all about the Turkey and luckily slapping some butter, herbs and bacon on …

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  • My Top 5 Keto Side Dishes

    Cold evenings for me means one thing. Comfort food. Pre-keto i’d devour bowls of mash, chunky chips or mountains of pasta with my mains. However that has of course changed since embracing keto! Now I enjoy my keto comforts* and regularly add them to meals to get that full ‘carb’ feeling without the carbs 😊.  So, …

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  • Keto Cinema Treats

    As we all know by now, most foods comes with a ‘low carb’ alternative. I can make just about any recipe Keto these days by tweaking a few key ingredients. Things such as Gooey Brownies, Blueberry Muffins and lemon Drizzle Cake. One thing however I cannot make low carb is Popcorn. I would quite literally …

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  • Keto Hot Drinks at Starbucks

    Let’s face it: Ordering keto food or drinks is very challenging. Is it really low carb? Why doesn’t mine taste like this when I make it at home? Is that really sugar-free? Anyhoo, with the colder weather fast approaching, the likeliness of a morning ‘coffee run’ is inevitable. Nothing beats the smell of a hot …

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  • 5 Spooky Keto Halloween Cocktails

    Halloween is nearly here and that means party planning, candy hoarding and DIY decorations! I love decorating for Halloween and I love baking Halloween Treats even more. To that avail, I’ve begun looking for some wonderfully scary drinks to serve at my next Halloween get-together for me and Alan 🤣🤣🤣 and I have found what I think …

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  • 5 Delicious Keto Brownie Recipes

    The classic brownie is made using chocolate, flour, butter and tonnes of sugar. When baked right, it is soft and gooey and slightly fudgy in the centre. In short, they are pure heaven! But who says you can’t make tasty brownies without all the sugar and flour? These 5 Delicious Keto Brownie Recipes are some of the …

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  • 5 Keto Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipes

    Once the 1st of September hit I had the Pumpkin Pie Yankee Candle lit and filling the house with the warming scent of cinnamon and spice 🍂. I love this time of the year when it’s not too hot or cold and more importantly when the food starts getting more comforting and hearty! Pumpkin Pie Spice …

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  • 5 Comforting Slow Cooker Keto Recipes

    Is there anything that makes better comfort food than something warm, hearty and that fills your home with amazing scents like a keto slow cooker dinner?  Have you ever thought why do slow cooker recipes stand the test of time? Because of the simplicity! Dump all your ingredients in, set the temperature, set the timer, and you’re …

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  • The Best Keto Recipes to Make this Fall

    When the weather gets chilly and it’s time for the wooly jumpers, I’m ready to dive into a big bowl of something hearty and comforting! Yay and welcome back Fall or Autumn as we call it over here in Ireland 😊.  Once again It’s time to light those Apple Spice scented candles (hello how amazing are …

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  • 5 Keto Blender Muffin Recipes To Try

    We all love short cuts and especially kitchen hacks which make our lives easier! As much as a I love baking, sometimes I do just want to be able to throw a recipe together in a matter of moments. Don’t get me wrong, most days I love labouring in the kitchen making and baking all …

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  • 5 Of the Best Keto Breads

    Bread is one of those things that you can’t live without! No matter what diet you’re on, you probably aren’t allowed near the stuff, and chances are you’re missing it 😠 It is the ultimate comfort food and goes with just about anything. Growing up it was common to have toast for breakfast, sandwiches for lunch …

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  • 5 Cosy Keto Soup Recipes

    In my opinion it doesn’t have to be winter to enjoy a warming bowl of soup. Hot soup is unparalleled comfort food that keto followers can enjoy while sticking to their macros! Also, just because these recipes are keto approved doesn’t mean that they’re loaded with bacon and butter. There’s plenty of veg and warming spices …

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  • 5 Amazing Keto Gratin Ideas

    Whether it’s for a cosy dinner at home or a summer picnic, a gratin is a perfect side dish to serve up alongside all the good stuff like chicken wings and steaks! Just take a look at these 5 Amazing Keto Gratin Ideas! The main thing to remember if you’re making your own recipe is to …

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  • Tips to Help You Survive a BBQ on Keto

    A warm summers evening calls for celebration, especially in Ireland since it’s pretty manky a lot of the time ☔. So when the weather is good there is no better way to kick back then with a BBQ 😁 But where does that leave me with my keto diet may spring to mind but fear not as …

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  • A Week of Keto: Day 7

    So you’ve made it to day 7. Chances are you probably either love or hate it at this stage. Is it challenging? Yes, but if it’s working for you when all other diets fail then it’s probably worth sticking it out for 6 weeks to see how it goes. After a week of eating keto …

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  • A Week of Keto: Day 6

    You might be bored of bacon and eggs at this point but don’t worry it can be so much more varied on keto once you’re committed to it. I LOVE baking things (hello obvs) and so keto breads, scones, muffins, brownies etc are in constant supply. You can get all these recipes in the recipe …

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  • A Week of Keto: Day 5

    Hai and yay for day 5. I hope the sugar cravings are reducing at this point! Lots of keto accounts recommend a total sweetener and fruit detox for the first 30 days on keto but I think that is just setting yourself up for failure. It’s unrealistic to expect a person to not eat anything …

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  • A Week of Keto: Day 4

    So it’s day 4, over half way through and hopefully you’re starting to think it’s not that bad 😂 I mean, seriously, once you’re prepared with your meals and have something tasty to nibble on after dinner you’re all set to kick some keto ass! Although it’s still only day 4, there are people who seem …

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  • A Week of Keto: Day 3

    Haiiii and welcome to day 3 of my 7 Day Keto Sample Menu! If you’re feeling particularly sh!tty today I recommend starting to take some electrolytes to help with the ‘Keto Flu’ symptoms. For those of you who don’t know, keto flu is a sign that your body is entering ketosis and that it is …

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  • A Week of Keto: Day 2

    Haiii guys, today is day 2 of this weeks blog series. By day 2 of eating keto you won’t feel any different but you will notice that you need to drink a sh!t tonne of water to stay hydrated. At this point your muscles are losing all their water and it’s very important to replace …

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  • A Week of Keto: Day 1

    If you’re looking to jumpstart your diet and are thinking about possibly dabbling in the world of Keto, then this blog series is definitely for you! For the next 7 days I will be posting a blog a day with the days keto eats broken down by macros. It’s perfect for those of you who …

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  • 5 Fourth of July Keto Cocktails

    This weeks blog post is all about July 4th and some tasty Keto Cocktails to help celebrate in style! Not that any of you probably are aware or dare I say even care but the majority of my followers and website users are American and so that’s why I like to honour their holidays with …

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  • How to Exercise When You’re in Keto

    We all know at this point that eating in Keto does help tremendously with weight-loss. Just look at the Keto sub-reddit and it is very clear how effective the keto lifestyle is! What we also know is that exercise is good for the heart and mind but what happens when the two come together. Is …

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  • Common Weight-loss Mistakes on Keto

    Studies have proven that low-carb diets are the most effective tool for losing excess body fat. Despite that, it’s not uncommon for many people to hit a weight loss plateau. By weight loss plateau, I don’t mean a short term fluctuation but a long-lasting stall. No matter what you do, the extra pounds of body fat are …

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  • What On Earth Is Keto?

    Hiiii there, so I am just back from my holidays in a gorgeous all-inclusive resort in Lanzarote. I’m covered in spots, fatter and feeling rather lazy about the gym but aside from that I had a wonderful time 🤣. So, to cut a long story short, we met this lovely couple from the UK (HI RICHARD …

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  • How to drink alcohol on Keto

    Let’s face it, when you’ve had a heavy night on the wine, waking up with the thirst of a camel and the hunger of an alley cat can have you craving the beige! And by beige I mean bread, fries, chips, hamburgers, Doritos, Pizza or basically anything that’s not good for you 😆 Throw Keto in …

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  • 7 Tips For Staying Keto While on Holiday

    With summer holiday season just around the corner you may find yourself wondering how you can possibly go away and stick to keto. From my own experience, following a keto diet while being away can be rather stressful but is also totally do-able once you are well prepared 😀. Whether you’re on the ketogenic diet for …

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  • How To Make Keto Nutella

    Fresh croissants smothered in Nutella and a hot flat white is my idea of breakfast heaven. Notice how I said croissants and not croissant? 🐽 I love Nutella spread on anything (maybe not on or near fish 🤷). It’s a rich, creamy and instant chocolate high but unfortunately not one for keto days. To combat this, …

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  • The Best Low Carb Flour Substitutes

    I guess if you are reading this then you too are also low carb and possibly having pastry and baked goods withdrawal 😬. There’s no doubt about it, keto is tough and requires a strong mind and even stronger willpower! Just why can’t a bag of freshly baked croissants be keto friendly, it would make life …

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  • 7 Fruits You Can Enjoy on Keto

    We all know that the keto diet can help increase your chances of weight loss. But if you don’t eat the right kinds of fruit, and in the right amount, you may kick yourself out of ketosis and end up back at square one! So many people see fruit as ‘natures candy’ and as a …

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  • 7 Awesome Keto Birthday Cakes

    Following a keto diet can be testing at the best of times (hello most days for me) but throw in a loved ones birthday and the whole thing gets a lot tougher. For me, the thought process goes something like this. It’s my birthday, I deserve a big old slice of cake but also I …

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  • 5 Delicious Keto Pie Recipes

    With a simple and easy to bake Keto pie recipe you can make pies fun again without going over your daily carb macros! The basic recipe is totally versatile and can be made into a sweet or savoury recipe, depending on what you fancy. Let’s face it, we all love the comforting taste of a …

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  • 5 Delicious Things to do with Fathead Dough

    Let’s face it, ‘Fathead dough’ really has put comfort foods back on the table for keto and low-carb folk! Luckily I discovered the dough pretty soon into my keto journey and it’s been a lifesaver. I mean, what the hell did people make their keto pizzas from pre fathead 🤦‍♀️ For those of you who aren’t …

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  • 7 Delicious Keto Chicken Dinner Ideas

    With my ‘7 Delicious Keto Chicken Dinner Ideas’ I’ve got you covered for delicious low carb, keto dinners all week long! Aside from steak which I can’t afford every night, I choose chicken as my keto dinner meat of choice. It is versatile, low in calories and can be dressed up in so many fabulous ways. …

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  • 5 Yummy Keto Ice-Creams to Make at Home

    Dare I say, it but the summer is nearly upon is again and that can only mean one thing ICE-CREAM 😀😀😀 Last year I bought a little ice-cream maker for around €30 and I haven’t looked back! I still refuse to buy those overpriced pints of ‘low carb’ ice-cream which aren’t even that bloody low carb 😛. …

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