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Category: Appetizers

Keto Pizza Cracker Snacks (low-carb, dairy-free + paleo)

Keto Pizza Cracker Snacks (low-carb, dairy-free + paleo)

The perfect keto lunch or keto snack! 4-ingredient quick-cook almond flour keto crackers smothered in high-fat tomato sauce and topped with a sliced paleovalley grass-fed beef stick. This week’s NEW recipe is a winner. Wait, do I say that every week? Only the best for YOU! But for real… if you’re looking for a quick…

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Keto “Popcorn” (paleo, low-carb + dairy-free)

Keto “Popcorn” (paleo, low-carb + dairy-free)

No-carb “popcorn” that’s perfect for late night or middle of the day Netflix binging. Whip up a batch in less than 15 minutes and enjoy the crunchiness! Summer nights are better as movie nights. I don’t know about you, but there’s something so relaxing about snuggling up to a movie after a long day in…

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No Bake BLT Dip (keto, dairy-free + paleo)

No Bake BLT Dip (keto, dairy-free + paleo)

Dig into this party favorite game-friendly snack, made keto and dairy-free! Smooth “cream cheese” spread topped with chunky bacon bits, tomatoes, lettuce and green onion. Keep it low-carb by serving with vegetable rounds such as cucumber, zucchini, or jicama. This keto snack is absolutely perfect for game days and pretty much any event where food…

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WIN with The Keto Diet (my new paperback)

WIN with The Keto Diet (my new paperback)

My paperback book, The Keto Diet: The Complete Guide to a High-Fat Diet, is on all bookstore shelves across the globe. Purchase online or in-store at your favorite bookstore. Plus! Enter to win some ketogenic goodies every time you share the book. If you’re new to Healthful Pursuit, welcome! I’ve spent the last year writing…

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Low-Carb Zucchini Nachos (keto, dairy-free + paleo)

Low-Carb Zucchini Nachos (keto, dairy-free + paleo)

Disks of crisp zucchini slices topped with spicy beef, olives, green onions and dairy-free cheese. Made paleo-friendly without the cheese. Served alongside MCT guacamole enriched with Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides. This recipe is awesome to share with a pal or keep for yourself. You could make this low-carb recipe even more keto worthy by drizzling…

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Breaded Shrimp Salad with Chipotle Mayo (keto, low-carb + dairy-free)

Breaded Shrimp Salad with Chipotle Mayo (keto, low-carb + dairy-free)

Shrimp skewers breaded with almond flour and spices, fried in coconut oil. Served alongside salad with a rich chipotle mayo sauce. I’m not big on New Year’s Resolutions (we dedicated a whole podcast on how disruptive resolutions can be to our overall health here), but I do see the value in staying focused on the…

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Sticky Keto Sesame Chicken Wings (sugar-free, low-carb + paleo)

Sticky Keto Sesame Chicken Wings (sugar-free, low-carb + paleo)

Low-carb sesame chicken wings made ultra crispy in the oven with Ellyndale® Organics Sesame Seed Oil. Marinate, bake, and enjoy! Complete with a tahini dipping sauce. Chicken wings are a fabulous way to increase your daily fat intake, especially when drizzled with Ellyndale® Organics Sesame Seed Oil. I used this unrefined and expeller pressed oil…

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No Eggs! Keto Mini Pizzas (low-carb, nut-free, dairy-free, paleo + grain-free)

No Eggs! Keto Mini Pizzas (low-carb, nut-free, dairy-free, paleo + grain-free)

Mini keto pizza bites held together with ‘gelatin egg’ instead of eggs. Dairy-free and keto with a crispy outer crust and sprinkled with fresh basil. There is quite possibly nothing as fun as mini keto pizzas. Well, except keto cookies in the shape of Easter eggs, those were fun. But really, mini keto pizza. Except…

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Rosemary Balsamic Chicken Liver Pate (dairy-free, paleo, low-carb + keto)

Rosemary Balsamic Chicken Liver Pate (dairy-free, paleo, low-carb + keto)

Smooth and light chicken liver pate, made dairy-free and keto. Before I share today’s keto recipe, exciting news! Dr. Mark Hyman is hosting a free 8-day online summit called, The Fat Summit. With the most wonderful lineup of health professionals, talking all about high-fat, keto living. Register for the free online fat summit here. I…

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Video: 5 Super-Fast Keto Ways to Use Hemp Oil

Video: 5 Super-Fast Keto Ways to Use Hemp Oil

Using hemp oil in your favorite everyday keto meals, snacks and condiments is easy with these 5 quick keto recipes using hemp oil: keto marinade, keto chocolate shake, keto salad dressing, keto fruit dip and a keto vanilla latte. Well hello, there. Have I got a keto treat for you. 5 keto recipes, 1 post…

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The Most Popular Grain-free, Paleo, Dairy-free Recipes: My Picks + Your Favorites

The Most Popular Grain-free, Paleo, Dairy-free Recipes: My Picks + Your Favorites

The best paleo, grain-free, dairy-free and; in most cases, low carb, recipes of 2014. Plus, how to lose weight by eating a high-fat diet, why vegan wasn’t for me, and why you need to soak your nuts. I created over 225 recipes in 2014. That’s not including the 100+ recipes I created for the cookbooks…

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Crisp Eggplant Chips with Smoky Seasoning

Crisp Eggplant Chips with Smoky Seasoning

Thinly sliced eggplant rounds sprinkled with homemade smoky seasoning and slow roasted until crisp. Who knew that sprinkling eggplant with seasoning and slow roasting for an hour would create such a delicious (healthy) snack? I sure didn’t.

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Paleo Falafel (no beans!)

Paleo Falafel (no beans!)

Ground nuts, seeds and fresh herbs make the perfect texture and flavor in these bean-free, low-carb, and keto falafel balls. First, I have to say:: I have nothing against beans! I love them… sometimes. It’s just nice to have options, you know? A recipe for those days where you’re all like, “I want falafel, but…

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Food Re-networked Series: Classic Fried Chicken

Food Re-networked Series: Classic Fried Chicken

A healthier crispy fried chicken recipe made with a grain-free coating and deep fried in avocado oil. Today is my first official day “back in the office” since our March 30 wedding and honeymoon. What a blur of action. I don’t have many pictures, but when I do, you’ll be among the first to scope…

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How To Make (mind-blowing) Vegan Sour Cream

How To Make (mind-blowing) Vegan Sour Cream

Vegan sour cream made without soy. Ketogenic friendly, too! Mind blowingly delicious. Creamy, amazing. Make now. With the addition of macadamia nuts, this recipe is absolutely mind-blowing! And, it’s a perfect dairy-free ketogenic sour cream replacement. With just 4.7 grams of net carbs, if you’re dairy-free and doing keto, this sour cream recipe is for…

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Sweet Potato Tortilla Chips (paleo)

Sweet Potato Tortilla Chips (paleo)

Homemade sweet potato tortilla chips made with sweet potato, onion and flax seed. No corn! No dehydrator needed. When I’ve made a lovingly healthy choice for myself I am encouraged to make more of them… because, it feels good. Like, stepping away from my plate when full, saying “no” to food when I’m legitimately not…

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Nacho Cheese Cauliflower Tots (paleo + gluten-free)

Nacho Cheese Cauliflower Tots (paleo + gluten-free)

Crispy cauliflower tots packed with nacho cheese flavor without the dairy – a healthy alternative to deep-dried potato snacks. One of the most powerful steps I’ve taken to heal my relationship with food was giving myself permission to eat whenever I am hungry. 9am, 3pm or 1am. It doesn’t matter.

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Macadamia Nut Hummus (paleo and oil-free!)

Macadamia Nut Hummus (paleo and oil-free!)

You know that unsettling feeling that you get when you’ve been away from home for awhile? You may enjoy where you are, but deep down you long to slide into your favorite pair of sweatpants, cuddle up on your couch and do nothing but watch sunbeams dance across the floor?

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Gluten-free & Vegan Meal Plans

Gluten-free & Vegan Meal Plans

Many of us want to nourish our bodies with healthy, home cooked meals that will make us feel good about ourselves, our bodies and our future. A bunch of you out there are also quite new to the vegan, gluten-free or grain-free eating style or are interested in learning more about it. And I just…

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Roasted Salad Towers

Roasted Salad Towers

I’m all for chowing down on a fresh salad at any time of the day, but when the temperature drops and no amount of hot showers can warm me up, I’d rather drown myself in a warm bowl of veggies and an afternoon nap than chill out with a bowl of fresh veggies.

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