Ketogenic Diet Recipes Lunch

Cranberry Salad

Serves: 8
CarbsPerServing: 6.125g
Effort: Easy Ingredients:
1 can crushed unsweetened pineapple – (9-oz.) juice packed
1 sugar-free cherry gelatin – (.3-oz.)
1 tablespoon lemon juice
¼ cup artificial sweetener1 cup fresh cranberries – chopped fine

1 small orange – peeled, quartered and chopped small
1 cup celery – chopped
½ cup pecans – or other nuts, optional
How to Prepare:

1. Drain pineapple and save juice. Set pineapple aside for later use.

2. Combine fruit juice with water to equal 2 cups liquid.
Prepare gelatin consistent with package label using juice-water mixture for the liquid.
3. Once gelatin is dissolved, stir in lemon juice. Chill until partially set.
4. during a separate bowl, combine the pineapple, sugar substitute, cranberries, orange, celery and nuts. Add this mixture to the partially set gelatin and stir until blended.
5. Pour into large mold or individual molds. Chill until firm.
Do not use fresh or frozen pineapple during this recipe! It will not allow the gelatin to jell.
NOTES: Carbs for pineapple not included in above total – adjust accordingly

Cheese and Sausage Balls

Serves: 6,
CarbsPerServing: 2 per serving Prep Time: 5 minutes
Effort: Easy
Ingredients:
1 cup of Atkins Bake mix or other low carb. bake mix
1/4 lb. of pork sausage1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 3 tbsp. heavy cream
Hot Sauce to taste
How to Prepare:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine bake mix,sausage,cheese and cream. Form into 1 inch balls and place on a greased baking sheet. Bake for 20-25 minutes until lightly brown.

My Low Carb Catsup
Serves: 20-30
CarbsPerServing: 3 grams per 1/4 cup Prep Time: 35 minutes
Effort: Easy Ingredients:
2 oz cans low sodium tomato sauce 1/2 cup cider vinegar
1/2 cup splenda
1 tsp ground pepper
2 tbsp garlic powder2 tbsp onion powder 1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 pinch ground cloves
1 pinch ground allspice 1 pinch salt
How to Prepare:
Mix above ingredients and put in a small saucepan. Simmer on low until catsup is desired thickness. Store during a bottle or jar within the refrigerator.

Low Carb ‘Honey’ Mustard

Serves: Makes one serving.,10
CarbsPerServing: About 3
Prep Time: Less than one minute!
Effort: Easy
Ingredients:
1 Tbs Dijion Mustard
1 Tbs Spicey Brown Mustard 2 Tbs Heavy light whipping cream 1 Packet Splenda
How to Prepare:
Mix all ingredients together and serve! This stuff is wonderful with chicken. It really does taste like the real thing! YUM! You’ll have to remind yourself you’re not cheating, lol.

Cream Puffs without filling

Serves: 1,10,10,1
CarbsPerServing: 0 Prep Time: 1 hour
Effort: Easy
Ingredients:
– 1/4 cup butter – 1/2 cup water – dash salt
– dash baking soda
– 1/2 cup soy protein powder
– 2 eggs
How to Prepare:
Makes 12 to 15 puffs.
Preheat oven 375 degrees.
Generously grease cookie sheet.
In 2 qt. saucepan, melt butter and water, add salt, bring to boil. Add protein powder and baking soda. Place on heat till it forms a tough sticky ball. Add eggs. Mix with mixer on high 5 – 10 minutes. Drop 1 1/2″ drops on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 for 35 to 45 minutes.
(Convection oven is best) Let cool, remove from pan.
Serve as a roll, or stuff with meat salad, or stuff with artificially sweetened whipped cream, or artificially sweetened and flavored cream cheese, or even pudding, and if you want, top with some artificially sweetened sauce.
(My favorite is to serve with beef roast , replacing Yorkshire pudding , To Die For!!!!)

Whole Wheat and Seed Bread (bread machine-Sugar Busters!)

Serves: 1
CarbsPerServing: 214g carbs total
Effort: Easy
Ingredients:
2 cups whole wheat flour 1/2 cup unprocessed wheat bran
1/4 cup flax seeds — roughly ground -just enough to break the hulls
2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds, roasted1/2 teaspoon salt 1 package yeast — rapid rise
1/2 teaspoon Sweet ‘n Low¬ sweetener
2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/4 cups warm water
How to Prepare: Place ingredients in machine in order recommended by manufacturer. Hold out flax, pumpkin and sunflower seeds until almost the end of the kneading/mixing cycle.
Add those in when there are 2 minutes left for mixing before the first rise. Bake on small loaf/medium white crust setting.

Sticky Nut Buns

Serves: 12
CarbsPerServing: 4.2g
Effort: Easy
Ingredients:
3 tablespoons butter 4 tablespoons ricotta cheese
4 tablespoons cream cheese
2 eggs
1/4 cup almonds — ground into 1/2 cup almond flour 1/2 cup atkins bake mix 1/2 cup protein powder –plain
1/2 cup vanilla protein powder
1/2 cup artificial sweetener1 tablespoon baking powder
1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon vanilla
1 cup water (start w/3/4 cup and see how much — (more or less) you need)
2 tablespoons artificial sweetener — 1/4 cup chopped
** Base:
1/4 cup pecans
12 thin pats butter
How to Prepare: Preheat oven to 350f.
Spray a muffin tin w/cooking spray. Place 1 pat of butter in each, followed by equal amounts of the **Base Splenda and pecans.
IN a large bowl, cream the butter, cheese and ricotta well. Add eggs and blend again. Add splenda and beta again. Add remaining ingredients and beat well. This should be a really thick pancake type batter.
Spoon into prepared muffin tin and bake at 350 for approx 40 minutes or until nicely browned on top. **These don’t get that gooey butter/sugar run off that you get with traditional sugar. You might even be able to skip the splenda in the tins: )
Makes 12
NOTES: Counts for Vanilla Protein Powder not included – adjust accordingly

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