Keto Low-Carb Biscuits

This recipe was designed to use a hot cast iron pan to bake the biscuits. I’m sure you can use any pan; adjust baking time as needed. Ingredients: 1 cup almond flour1/2 cup coconut flour1/4 tsp salt1 tsp baking powder1 TBSP xanthan gum2 eggs4 TBSP melted butter1/2 cup mayo Instructions: Pre-heat a cast iron skilled […]

Air Fryer Chicken Thighs

Boneless Skinless Thighs:8 to 10 chicken thighs – boneless and skinless2 to 3 cups of crushed pork rinds 4 – 6 TBSP coconut flour  2 large eggsSalt, pepper, garlic powder.  (or Tony’s and pepper) Coat thighs in egg, shake off excess,  then roll in crumbs.  Cook in air fryer @  360 for 28 minutes total […]

Fathead bagels

Fathead dough is a total game-changer! There are a lot of subtle variations on the basic fat-head dough recipe, so experiment with them! I like to make pizzas with this dough, as it comes out a little more bread-like than my other fathead pizza dough recipes. There are no rules!! SERVINGS 6 bagels        PREP TIME […]

Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole

Ingredients Beef Layer 2 lbs of ground beef/sausage 2 oz cream cheese full fat 3 slices bacon diced (or half a 3 oz package of bacon bits) 2 – 3 green onions, sliced salt/pepper to taste Cheats Cheese Sauce (mix this together while the meat is cooking!) 3 eggs  1/2 cup heavy cream 1 cup […]

Oven Eggs

Grease muffin cups, line with strips of flour tortilla. Put tiny slice of ham in the bottom, crack an egg over the top and bake at 350 for 20 mins. Take out of oven, put some cheese on top and let it sit for 5 minutes to finish.

Pizza Sauce

One 8oz can of tomato paste 1/2 cup of water 1  TBSP minced garlic 4 TBSP basil or pesto 1 TBSP sea salt 8 dashes liquid smoke 3 TBSP Parmesan cheese 1 TBSP dried oregano 2 tsp black pepper Combine all ingredients and let it sit in the fridge for a few hours to let […]

Growing your own sprouts

How to Sprout Lentils Sprouting is something that everyone can do to grow fresh nutritious food for very little cost.  For about five years, the Gustos have been growing our own sprouts and eating them every day. At this point, we have developed our own method of sprouting, which is what I am going to […]

Simple Skillet Granola

Happy New Year! Do you make New Year’s Resolutions?  The number one New Year’s Resolution is eating healthier. The most important thing is to get started – but where do you start?  Breakfast is very important, so begin each day with some clean, healthy food. Granola is incredibly easy to make and if you vary […]

One-ingredient Banana "Ice Cream"

Slice up a few ripe bananas (we used 5)lay the slices on a cookie sheet and freeze themput the frozen banana slices in a food processor, and does take time, so be patient.It will turn into soft-serve ice cream.  I promise! You can add a glop of peanut butter, a little bit of chocolate, […]

Black Bean Taquitos

Rinse, soak and cook 1lb dry black beans,cool and drain. Preheat oven to 425Lightly oil a deep sided pan(I had to use 3 small pans) Saute a little bit of minced onion and garlicThrow in about 30 tater tots*, thawed and roughly choppedPour in some salsa (a cup or two)Add chili powder, Tony Chachere’s, black […]

Growing sprouts at home: update

We have come a long way with sprouting since my last post about it!  Here are some pictures and the basics of how we’re sprouting at home. You need: a jar with a lid that allows air-flow pantyhose and a rubber band works if you keep it pulled tight, or use a mason jar with […]

Grow your own sprouts: cheap fresh veggies

I love bean sprouts and alfalfa sprouts on salads and sandwiches, but I am not going to pay $3 – $5 per package for them.  Right now I’m sprouting things I already have on hand: wheat and lentils, which are almost ready to eat. I think sprouted lentils are my new favorite food. Growing sprouts […]