Fat dogs in a blanket

Definitely trying this since I am out of almond flour but I have tons of coconut flour!


Leave it to me to run out of an ingredient.. When I just went to the store yesterday. Hi, my name is lazy keto. Have we met? … Well in good lazy fashion I decided to try coconut flour instead of the normal almond flour that Fat Head pizza crust calls for. Which is what this is made from!! Go ahead.. Say it; shut up! This turned out to be a beautiful success. Even better than I had anticipated them being because I didn’t know how plyable the fat head crust would be when wrapping the hot dogs. I do need to mention though that I did have a small amount of almond flour, but the rest was coconut. It was meant to be!

What you will need:

1 1/2 cup mozzarella

1/4 cup almond flour

1/4 cup and 1 tsp coconut flour

1 egg

2 tbsp cream cheese…

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What I Eat In A Day – Low Carb

I see these videos all over YouTube and I always think they are interesting and sometimes give me some good ideas of what to make whenever I get in a food rut. So, I thought it would be fun to do on my blog. I hope you enjoy!

Breakfast: Coffee with heavy cream while breakfast cooks – usually it’s iced coffee but since it’s been chilly here in the mornings, I had french press this morning! I usually eat the same thing for breakfast everyday (eggs and sausage or bacon), as a mom of a 10 month old, sometimes it’s easier to just not have to think about what to eat in the morning, still trying to wake up you know! Sleeping Face on Facebook Messenger

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Lunch – Today I had a spinach salad with chopped pecans, bacon, cheese, red onion and ranch with a small bowl of shredded pork with cheese and onions. A little more dairy than I usually have but I just really wanted something cheesy, it hit the spot!

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Treat time – A coke zero! I know soda is not so good for you but I call this my “mommy treat” and it tastes so good!

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Dinner – Always a combo of meat and veggies, tonight is baked chicken thighs (with the skin!) and brussel sprouts, onions, bacon with a little cream cheese mixed in. The cream cheese was an experiment and it didn’t really turn out how I expected, not bad but I won’t do it again.

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I need to do better about getting more veggies in throughout the day, sometimes I snack on carrots or raw green beans or cucumbers but I didn’t have any today.

I didn’t plan on doing this blog post so everything I ate is pretty common, nothing was made special just for the sake of doing this post. But next time, I might put a little more thought into it!

Low Carb Catch Up

I’m a little behind in posting (I’m currently on Day 10), so this day will be 3 days worth of posts all in one. Enjoy!

Breakfast:

Iced Coffee, eggs and sausage

Lunch:

Chipotle chicken salad w/ no rice or beans, chicken with some creamy tomato sauce

Dinner:

Rotisserie chicken with salad, pasta-less spaghetti sauce with lots of meat, curry spiced chicken and green beans

 

Snack:

Pecans dipped in cream cheese is SO good!

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Low Carb Day 6

Breakfast:

Eggs, sausage, greens and coffee

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Lunch:

Ground beef, onions and greens with some of this Bertolli Four Cheese Rosa sauce, realllllly good!

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Dinner:

Pot Roast with salad – everyone else had potatoes and rice with theirs but I was good!

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Dessert:

I had one of these with some peanut butter, such a tasty treat!

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Low Carb Day 5

Breakfast:

Eggs, sausage and coffee with heavy cream – YUM!

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Lunch:

A Quest Bar and also some toppings off a leftover piece of pizza, I hate throwing away the bread, such a waste!

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Dinner:

A really big salad with organic greens, tomato, cheese, homemade ranch and some rotisserie chicken – so good!

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So I was going to do a whole30 but decided to do low carb instead, much easier for me right now! I’m already feeling better!

Whole30 (not really…) Day 3

Today was not a whole30 day but I still avoided carbs and sugar so I’m proud of myself!

Breakfast:

Eggs with sausage and steak with coffee

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Lunch:

Leftover meatballs and sauce* from dinner the night before, I added some water and chicken broth to the sauce and it was like a creamy tomato soup. I’m not really a fan of tomato soup but this was really good!

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Dinner:

Smoked, uncured beef sausage and a big salad with ranch and cheese*

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I don’t think I had any snacks yesterday, wasn’t that hungry. I have been experiencing a couple detox symptoms but they’re manageable. Tomorrow WILL BE a 100% whole30 day!

 

*Just a little disclaimer: I’ve done enough whole30s to know what works for me and what doesn’t. So this time around I’m doing it a little different. I guess it’s not technically a whole30 but most of these meals/days will be strictly whole30. The number one thing that makes it difficult for me to lose weight and keeps me bloated is carbs/sugar – mainly refined. So I will definitely be avoiding those. I will be having a little dairy here and there throughout these 30 days (hopefully longer) so please DO NOT follow me as an example for whole30 if you are new to this. Definitely visit their website and get well acquainted with the guidelines! I am also breastfeeding so I will be having snacks if I’m hungry or need the extra calories.

Whole30 Day 2

Today was more of a low carb day since I did have a little dairy, let’s see how it went! 🙂

Breakfast:

Eggs with sausage, onions and brussel sprouts with coffee – big cup since baby woke up at 4:30am!

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Lunch:

Random veggies and some sausage, using up what’s left in the fridge and yes, there is corn which is not whole30*

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Dinner:

A terrible picture but I had meatballs with a creamy marinara sauce* (jarred marinara with heavy cream added which is not whole30 but you could easily use coconut milk instead) and salad on the side with cheese* and ranch*. You can make a whole30 ranch easily but I was lazy and did not…

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I also had a spoonful on PB* between lunch and dinner, I was SO hungry! Another good day and the bloat is going away cause I’m down two pounds! I’ve also been drinking tons of water, about a gallon a day mostly from being so thirsty breastfeeding but also trying to help my body clear out the junk.

*Just a little disclaimer: I’ve done enough whole30s to know what works for me and what doesn’t. So this time around I’m doing it a little different. I guess it’s not technically a whole30 but most of these meals/days will be strictly whole30. The number one thing that makes it difficult for me to lose weight and keeps me bloated is carbs/sugar – mainly refined. So I will definitely be avoiding those. I will be having a little dairy here and there throughout these 30 days (hopefully longer) so please DO NOT follow me as an example for whole30 if you are new to this. Definitely visit their website and get well acquainted with the guidelines! I am also breastfeeding so I will be having snacks if I’m hungry or need the extra calories.

Whole30 Day 1

Just a little disclaimer: I’ve done enough whole30s to know what works for me and what doesn’t. So this time around I’m doing it a little different. I guess it’s not technically a whole30 but most of these meals/days will be strictly whole30. The number one thing that makes it difficult for me to lose weight and keeps me bloated is carbs/sugar – mainly refined. So I will definitely be avoiding those. I will be having a little dairy here and there throughout these 30 days (hopefully longer) so please DO NOT follow me as an example for whole30 if you are new to this. Definitely visit their website and get well acquainted with the guidelines! I am also breastfeeding so I will be having snacks if I’m hungry or need the extra calories.

With all that being said, here was day 1:

Scrambled eggs with sausage, onions and this veggie mix and coffee of course!

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Lunch:

Chicken sausage and slaw with bacon, sunflower seeds, dried cranberries (unsweetened) with a creamy dressing

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Dinner:

Worst picture ever but I almost forgot and took it last minute…steak with a yellow potato, shaved brussel sprouts, onions and bacon

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I also had an apple between lunch and dinner. Day 1 was great! No nasty side effects yet, thank goodness!

Sausage with Peppers and Onions

Since becoming a mom, I’m all about simple meals that are delicious and easy to throw together. I often make crock-pot meals or one pot dinners or something like this…

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Roasted sausages with peppers and onions, it all cooks together and pretty much all you need to do is chop and drop!

I used brats, green and yellow pepper and one medium sized onion. Chop in the shape and size that you want, not to small though.

I drizzled everything with avocado oil and used a little fresh ground pepper, no salt needed!

Roast at 400 degrees for about 35-40 mins or until sausages are cooked through and golden brown.