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Recipe: Balancing Slice (Keto + Vegan)

I'm calling this the balancing slice because it contains Maca which is fantastic for balancing your hormones, and psyllium husk which is great for balancing your... (hmm, politely) digestive system!


Makes 6 slices
(per 1) Carbs 7g / Fat 18g / Protein 3g / Calories 189


This recipe is created for people who are on a ketogenic diet. If you are not on a ketogenic diet this macronutrient ratio might not suit your goals.


Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp coconut oil butter (example)
  • 2 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tbsp macadamia oil
  • 1 tbsp maca powder
  • 3 tbsp psyllium husk
  • 4 tbsp shredded coconut
  • 1/2 tsp unsweetened vanilla extract
  • 2 drops liquid sweetener

Method

  1. Place a saucepan on low heat on your stove with coconut oil butter and almond butter
  2. Melt the coconut oil butter and almond butter, then add macadamia oil, vanilla, sweetener and stir.
  3. Once this is mixed add the maca powder, psyllium husk and shredded coconut and mix together well.
  4. Line a small container with baking paper and pour mixture in.
  5. Allow to set in the freezer for approximately 1 hour prior to eating. Best stored in fridge or freezer.

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Recipe: Super Low Carb BBQ Chicken & Bacon Pizza

Macronutrient info will vary depending on the base you use. I suggest using this base recipe here.

Makes 2 servings
Calculation of toppings only -
(per serve) Carbs 12.6g / Fat 12.9g / Protein 22.3g / Calories 241


Ingredients

  • Pizza base (see here for Easy Peasy Fat Pizza Base recipe)
  • Sugar-free BBQ sauce (this will be the hardest ingredient to find out of all of them)
  • Mayonnaise
  • 150g chicken (shredded)
  • 2 slices of bacon (cubed)
  • 1/2 a green capsicum
  • 1/4 brown onion
  • Handful of shredded mozzarella

Method

  1. After removing your pizza base from the oven spread a small amount of sugar-free BBQ sauce onto the base
  2. Add onion, bacon, chicken, and green capsicum
  3. (optional) Press down on them a little to ensure they all stay in place haha
  4. Sprinkle shredded mozzarella over the top (if you allow a bit to get on the crusts it will make them extra crispy!)
  5. Put back in the oven for 10 minutes
  6. Remove and add a swirl of mayonnaise on top of the pizza
  7. Put back in the oven for another 5-10 minutes, or until the edges of the crust are beginning to look crisp.
  8. Enjoy!

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Recipe: Easy Fat Pizza Base

I've tried a few low carb pizza options before (back when I was low carb, but not when I was Keto) and I've never found an option which I loved. I created a cauliflower base back when I put together the Nutrition Guide eBook, and since then haven't found an option I liked better.. UNTIL NOW!!! This low carb base took a few experiments to create, but it turned out better than I expected! Pizza recipes coming soon ;)


Makes 1 Small Base (2 servings in my opinion)

(per serve) Carbs 3g / Fat 21.5g / Protein 10g / Calories 232


Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1 pinch smoked salt flakes (or Himalayan salt)
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 cup almond flour (potentially more, read on)

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 215C (420F)
  2. Place cream cheese and mozzarella in a bowl and microwave for approximately 1 minute (until they are melted)
  3. Remove cheeses from microwave and stir (the mixture will stick together slightly)
  4. Add salt flakes and garlic powder, stir again
  5. Add in 1 egg white and almond flour and mix through well. The mixture should now be very similar to a dough, just not so heavy. You should be able to handle it with relative ease (see image below). If it's not, add a little more almond flour until the mix is slightly less sticky and more of a dough consistency.
  6. Line a pizza tray or baking tray with baking paper
  7. Place the 'dough' mixture on top and press out until it's about 20cm in diameter (you can also roll the edges inwards to get a more raised crust).
  8. Cook in the oven for 15mins until golden, remove and add toppings of choice and re-cook (for another 15-20)! More pizza recipes with low carb topping ideas coming soon!

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Recipe: No Bake Macadamia Pecan Slice

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These are actually addictive! You've been warned.


Makes: 10 slices
(per slice) Carbs  3g / Fat 26.4g / Protein 2.5g / Calories 250

This recipe is created for people who are on a ketogenic diet. If you are not on a ketogenic diet this macronutrient ratio might not suit your goals.


Ingredients

  • 2 cups macadamia nuts
  • 2 tbsp almond butter
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 scoops (2 grams) stevia
  • 10 pecans

Method

  1. Place macadamia nuts into a food processor and break them down into fine pieces
  2. Tip the macadamias into a mixing bowl and add in the almond butter, coconut oil and stevia
  3. Mix together well
  4. Take a baking tray and line it with baking paper
  5. Tip the mixture into the baking tray and press it up to one side (the mixture should be thick enough to want to hold together, it should not be runny and should not take up a large amount of the baking tray)
  6. Evenly spread the 10 pecans on top (as guidelines to where you will cut the slice
  7. Place in the freezer for 1-2 hours before eating, and keep stored in the freezer

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Recipe: Coconut + Almond Fat Bombs

Makes: 15 fat bombs
(per 1) Carbs 1.9g / Fat 13g / Protein 3g / Calories 136

This recipe is created for ketogenic diets. If you are not on a ketogenic diet the macronutrient ratio in this recipe may not suit you!


Ingredients

  • 50g (~1.7 ounces) unsalted butter
  • 400g (~14 ounces) ricotta
  • 1 scoop stevia
  • 1 tbsp psyllium husk
  • 1/3 cup shredded coconut
  • 3/4 tsp cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp unsweetened vanilla extract
  • For rolling:
    • Coconut oil
    • Almonds
    • Spare shredded coconut

Method

  1. Place a saucepan on a very low heat on the stovetop with unsalted butter in it.
  2. Once butter is melted add the ricotta and stir until the ricotta melts into the butter
  3. Add in a scoop (the tiny scoop it comes with, or a 1g sachet, not a spoon-worth) of stevia and 1/3 cup of shredded coconut (1/2 at a time is easiest) and mix through the ricotta.
  4. Add psyllium husk and mix through.
  5. Add in cardamom and vanilla extract and mix well until the ingredients start to form a 'dough ball'
  6. Turn off the stove and allow the mixture to cool for approximately 10 minutes before handling.
  7. While the mixture is cooling set up a tray to place the finished fat bombs on. A tray or plate with baking paper on top will do just fine (just make sure it can fit in your fridge).
  8. Once the mixture has cooled enough to handle place some coconut oil on your fingertips (so the mixture doesn't get stuck to your fingers) and roll a small amount into a ball and press an almond inside.
  9. You can then roll this ball mixture into shredded coconut and place it onto the plate.
  10. These will store in the fridge for approximately 1 week, or longer in the freezer. 

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Recipe: Garlic Butter Salmon & Asparagus

Makes 2 servings
(per serve) Carbs 6g / Fat 42g / Protein 25g / Calories 494


Ingredients

  • 2 salmon fillets (skin on)
  • 12 spears of asparagus
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • Salt + pepper
  • 2 tbsp ghee (or butter)

Method

  1. Place a saucepan on low heat on your stove with ghee, minced garlic, salt, and pepper and allow to simmer, stirring occasionally
  2. As soon as your butter sauce is on heat a large skillet and place in 2tbsp of olive oil
  3. Cook the salmon and asparagus in the olive oil
  4. When the salmon and asparagus are done turn the butter sauce off
  5. Serve the salmon and asparagus together and pour the butter sauce over both