Filipino Keto Hotcakes

Combine almond flour, baking powder, erythritol, turmeric or yellow food coloring, oil, unsweetened almond milk, eggs, and vanilla extract in for a fluffy yellow Filipino pancake.

Recipe

Prep Time 5 minsCook Time 10 minsTotal Time 15 mins Course Breakfast, SnackCuisine Filipino Servings 2 people

Equipment

  • skillet
  • 2 bowls

Ingredients  

  • 1 cup almond flour blanched, superfine
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp erythritol
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric or yellow food coloring the turmeric has no taste but adds a yellow color
  • 1 tsp oil (plus extra for frying) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions 

Make the batter

  • Combine dry ingredients in a bowl.
  • Combine wet ingredients in another bowl.
  • Add wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Mix evenly.
  • Let stand for 5 minutes (for a fluffier pancake).

Cook hotcakes

  • Heat oil on skillet on medium high heat.
  • Using a scooper, add batter to the pan.
  • Cook for 2 minutes and flip. Cook for another 1-2 minutes.

Filipino keto hotcakes can be served hot with butter and sprinkled with extra erythritol sweetener. Add blueberries and sliced strawberries if desired.

Notes

This recipe makes 8 three inch pancakes. To make Blueberry Filipino Keto Hotcakes, add the batter to the pan first, then add your blueberries.

Filipino Keto Hotcakes (9 Ingredients)

Combine almond flour, baking powder, erythritol, turmeric or yellow food coloring, olive oil, unsweetened almond milk, eggs, and vanilla extract in for a fluffy yellow Filipino pancake.

  • skillet
  • 2 bowls
  • 1 cup almond flour (blanched, superfine)
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp erythritol
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric or yellow food coloring (the turmeric has no taste but adds a yellow color)
  • 1 tsp oil (plus extra for frying) (extra virgin olive oil)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Make the batter

  1. Combine dry ingredients in a bowl.

  2. Combine wet ingredients in another bowl.

  3. Add wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Mix evenly.

  4. Let stand for 5 minutes (for a fluffier pancake).

Cook hotcakes

  1. Heat oil on skillet on medium high heat.

  2. Using a scooper, add batter to the pan.

  3. Cook for 2 minutes and flip. Cook for another 1-2 minutes.

Filipino keto hotcakes can be served hot with butter and sprinkled with extra erythritol sweetener. Add blueberries and sliced strawberries if desired.

This recipe makes 8 three inch pancakes.

To make Blueberry Filipino Keto Hotcakes, add the batter to the pan first, then add your blueberries.

 

Breakfast, Snack
Filipino
almond flour, almond milk, baking powder, eggs, erythritol, olive oil, turmeric, vanilla extract

Bon appetit,!

Bianca

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Tofu Keto Salad (Plant Based, No Dairy)

Air fried tofu, salad mix with romaine lettuce, purple cabbage, petite carrots, tomatoes, yellow onions, extra virgin olive oil, with avocado and hummus as dressing.

Recipe

Prep Time 7 minsTotal Time 7 mins Course SaladCuisine American

Ingredients  

  • salad mix romaine lettuce, purple cabbage, shredded carrots
  • tomatoes roma or cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 of a small onion yellow or red, sliced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/2 a pack of tofu cubed, air fried
  • carrots snack sized, petite
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • 2 tbsp hummus regular or jalapeno hummus

Optional Ingredients

  • cheese plant based
  • a dash of salt for tofu if needed

Instructions 

  • Optional: Microwave onions with olive oil to make them soft.
  • Air fry tofu for about 10 miuntes.
  • Add salad mix base, onions, olive oil, tomatoes, carrots to a salad bowl.
  • Cut avocado into slices or mash. Add hummus to salad.

Notes

Adjust ingredients and amounts according to your preferences. The olive oil, hummus, and avocado acts as a dressing.

Hello,

I hope you are healthy and well.

Try Trader Joe’s flavorful Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus for this keto salad!

You can marinade or season the tofu after air frying.

Tofu Keto Salad (Plant Based, No Dairy)

Air fried tofu, salad mix with romaine lettuce, purple cabbage, petite carrots, tomatoes, yellow onions, extra virgin olive oil, with avocado and hummus as dressing.

  • salad mix (romaine lettuce, purple cabbage, shredded carrots)
  • tomatoes (roma or cherry tomatoes, sliced)
  • 1/2 of a small onion (yellow or red, sliced)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil (extra virgin)
  • 1/2 a pack of tofu (cubed, air fried)
  • carrots (snack sized, petite)
  • 1 avocado (sliced)
  • 2 tbsp hummus (regular or jalapeno hummus)

Optional Ingredients

  • cheese (plant based)
  • a dash of salt (for tofu if needed)
  1. Optional: Microwave onions with olive oil to make them soft.

  2. Air fry tofu for about 10 miuntes.

  3. Add salad mix base, onions, olive oil, tomatoes, carrots to a salad bowl.

  4. Cut avocado into slices or mash. Add hummus to salad.

Adjust ingredients and amounts according to your preferences.

The olive oil, hummus, and avocado acts as a dressing.

Salad
American

Bon appetit,!

Bianca

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American Style Salad (Plant-Based Keto)

Mix plant-based cheese, Roma tomato, a plant-based burger, Romaine lettuce mix, sliced almonds, and choice of dressing for an American-style salad.

Recipe

Prep Time 5 mins

Total Time 5 mins

Course Salad

Cuisine American

Servings 1

Ingredients  

  • 5 oz romaine salad mix (chopped romaine lettuce, shredded purple cabbage, and shredded carrots)
  • 1 medium-sized roma tomato sliced
  • 1 plant-based burger sliced
  • a sprinkle of plant-based cheese shredded
  • a sprinkle of almonds sliced
  • 2 tbsp plant-based ranch (or vinaigrette)

Instructions 

  • Cook plant-based burger if needed.
  • Mix together ingredients in a large salad bowl.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Optional ingredients include sliced cucumbers (Persian) and sliced strawberries. 

Author’s Note

Hey everyone!

I hope you all are happy and healthy.

Eat more whole foods like vegetables and berries (strawberry, blueberry, and blackberries) and consume more healthy fats (olive oil, avocados, coconut oils).

Follow my blog on Pinterest at biancasoriano1 and see new video pins on soups, salads, and more.

Bon appetit!,

Bianca

American-Style Salad (Plant-Based Keto)

This recipe may remind you of an American cheeseburger or hamburger.

This salad is perfect if you have no time to cook but want to eat something healthy fast.

Plus, it has a lot of veggies like romaine lettuce, shredded carrots, purple cabbage, and roma tomatoes.

Sprinkle the salad with plant-based cheese and sliced almonds and you are ready to go!

American-Style Salad, plant-based, keto, healthy

American-Style Salad, plant-based, keto, healthy

American-Style Salad (Plant-Based Keto)

Mix plant-based cheese, Roma tomato, a plant-based burger, Romaine lettuce mix, sliced almonds, and choice of dressing for an American-style salad.

  • 5 oz romaine salad mix ((chopped romaine lettuce, shredded purple cabbage, and shredded carrots))
  • 1 medium-sized roma tomato (sliced)
  • 1 plant-based burger (sliced)
  • a sprinkle of plant-based cheese (shredded)
  • a sprinkle of almonds (sliced)
  • 2 tbsp plant-based ranch ((or vinaigrette))
  1. Cook plant-based burger if needed.

  2. Mix together ingredients in a large salad bowl.

  3. Serve and enjoy!

Optional ingredients include sliced cucumbers (Persian) and sliced strawberries. 

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American
almonds, burger, cottage cheese, parmesan ranch dressing, romaine, tomato

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Keto Cottage Pie with Cauliflower Crust

An English-inspired dish with beef or plant based meat, seasoned with bay leaves, tomatoes, garlic, salt, and pepper and topped with carrots, celery, and a hearty cauliflower mash.

Recipe

Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 2 hrs Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins Course Main Course Cuisine English Servings 4 people

Equipment

  • Blender
  • Pot
  • skillet
  • baking dish

Ingredients  

Cottage Pie Filling

  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 medium sized yellow onion minced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 3 bay leaf
  • 1 roma tomato diced (keep tomato juice intact)
  • 1 cup beef broth low sodium
  • 1 cup carrots minced
  • 1 cup celery minced

Cauliflower Crust

  • 1 cauliflower head cut into florets
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • extra virgin olive oil spray
  • water

Instructions 

1. Cook Pie Filling

  • Add olive oil to skillet on medium high heat
  • Fry garlic until browned, then add onions and cook for 2-3 minutes
  • Add beef, salt, pepper, bay leaves, and tomato to the skillet and mix. Cook until beef is brown, crispy, and no pink color remains.
  • Pour broth, carrots, and celery into skillet. Bring to a boil and turn off heat.

2. Create Cauliflower Crust

  • Fill the bottom of the pot with 1/2 inch water (don’t add too much). Steam cauliflower florets for 10 minutes on medium high heat until soft.
  • In a blender, combine cauliflower, cheese, heavy cream, and egg.

3. Cook Cottage Pie in Oven

  • Heat oven to 350F.
  • Transfer skillet contents to a baking dish.
  • Add cauliflower mixture on top of the pie filling. Spray with olive oil.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  • Add optional fresh herbs like parsley, cilantro, or dill.

Hello everyone,

I hope you enjoy this English inspired and keto friendly recipe.

You may modify it into a vegetarian dish by using plant based ground “beef”.

Keto Cottage Pie with Cauliflower Crust is a hearty and healthy dish that gives you vegetables, protein, and healthy fats.

Cottage Pie with Cauliflower Crust (Keto)

English inspired keto recipe with cauliflower mash and seasoned beef with carrots and celery.

  • Blender
  • Pot
  • skillet
  • baking dish

Cottage Pie Filling

  • 2 tbsp olive oil (extra virgin)
  • 1 medium sized yellow onion (minced)
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 3 bay leaf
  • 1 roma tomato (diced (keep tomato juice intact))
  • 1 cup beef broth (low sodium)
  • 1 cup carrots (minced)
  • 1 cup celery (minced)

Cauliflower Crust

  • 1 cauliflower head (cut into florets)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • extra virgin olive oil spray
  • water

1. Cook Pie Filling

  1. Add olive oil to skillet on medium high heat

  2. Fry garlic until browned, then add onions and cook for 2-3 minutes

  3. Add beef, salt, pepper, bay leaves, and tomato to the skillet and mix. Cook until beef is brown, crispy, and no pink color remains.

  4. Pour broth, carrots, and celery into skillet. Bring to a boil and turn off heat.

2. Create Cauliflower Crust

  1. Fill the bottom of the pot with 1/2 inch water (don't add too much). Steam cauliflower florets for 10 minutes on medium high heat until soft.

  2. In a blender, combine cauliflower, cheese, heavy cream, and egg.

3. Cook Cottage Pie in Oven

  1. Heat oven to 350F.

  2. Transfer skillet contents to a baking dish.

  3. Add cauliflower mixture on top of the pie filling. Spray with olive oil.

  4. Bake for 30-35 minutes.

  5. Add optional fresh herbs like parsley, cilantro, or dill.

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English
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Strawberry Herb Keto Salad

Mix green herbs with sliced almonds, strawberries, cottage cheese, and choice of dressing for a scrumptious keto salad.

Recipe

Prep Time 5 mins Total Time 3 mins Course Salad Servings 1 person

Ingredients  

Salad Ingredients

  • 3 cups herb salad mix
  • strawberries sliced
  • slivered almonds to taste
  • cottage cheese (or goat cheese) to taste
  • dressing of choice (I love vinaigrette or Olive’s Garden Parmesan Ranch dressing)

Hello everyone!

Add sweet and succulent summer strawberries to your salad.

According to Registered Dietitian Bjarnadottir, strawberries are high in Vitamin C and manganese, and contain folate (B9), potassium, and antioxidants.

Bjarnadottir notes strawberries may help your body against heart health and blood glucose maintenance.

She also says strawberries are low glycemic, are low carb, and perfect for people with diabetes.

source: Healthline

Strawberry Herb Keto Salad

Mix together an herb salad mix with sliced almonds, strawberries, cottage cheese, and your dressing of choice.

Salad Ingredients

  • 3 cups herb salad mix
  • strawberries (sliced )
  • slivered almonds (to taste)
  • cottage cheese (or goat cheese) (to taste)
  • dressing of choice (I love vinaigrette or Olive's Garden Parmesan Ranch dressing)
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Filipino Keto Spaghetti

Make this Filipino keto spaghetti with spinach noodles, mushrooms, carrots, and ground beef or meatballs.

Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 30 mins Course dinner Cuisine Filipino Servings 4

Equipment

  • saucepan

Ingredients  

  • 2 tbsps olive oil extra virgin
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2-1 cup yellow onions minced
  • 1 lb ground beef or meatballs (turkey or beef)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup carrots minced or grated
  • 1 cup mushrooms minced
  • 3 hotdogs, Oscar Mayer Turkey Uncured Franks* sliced diagonally
  • 3 tbsps erythritol (sugar substitute)
  • 3 cups marinara sauce
  • 12 oz whole wheat spaghetti pasta (I tried spinach pasta for this recipe)

Serve with

  • chopped parsley
  • grated parmesan cheese

Instructions 

Make the Spaghetti Sauce

  • Heat olive oil in saucepan to medium high heat.
  • Brown the garlic then add the onions.
  • Cook the beef for 8-10 minutes until brown. Cook meatballs according to package directions. Season beef with salt and pepper.
  • Add carrots, mushrooms, erythritol, and marinara sauce. Bring sauce to a boil then turn off the heat.

Cook the Pasta

  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Add olive oil and salt if desired after boiling and draining the pasta.

Serving Instructions

  • Serve with parmesan cheese and chopped parsley.


Salmon Blanca

Keto friendly salmon for dinner in 40 minutes or less. One will need olive oil, salmon, spinach, mozzarella, salt, and pepper.

Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 30 mins Total Time 40 mins Course dinner, Main Course Cuisine Italian Servings 4

Equipment

  • baking dish
  • bowl

Ingredients  

  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 4 tbsp garlic olive oil
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 4 cups spinach chopped

Instructions 

  • Coat baking dish with olive oil.
  • Arrange salmon into the baking dish and season with salt and pepper.
  • Optional: Spread mayonnaise or cream cheese on salmon.
  • Mix spinach and parmesan cheese in a bowl. Spread evenly on salmon.
  • Bake at 350F for 30-35 mins.

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Notes

You can spread 1 tbsp of mayonnaise or cream cheese on top of the salmon if desired.  Serve with tomatoes and mushrooms on cauliflower rice  Optional ingredients: 1 tbsp minced garlic, 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice, and 1/4 cup heavy cream

An Italian-inspired recipe high in Omega-3 fatty acids, which may protect your heart from disease. source: Healthline

Salmon is also abundant in B vitamins which Spritzler, a registered dietician at Healthline, says may boost “energy production, controlling inflammation, and protecting heart and brain health”.

Add heavy cream, tomatoes, onions, mushrooms to the salmon if desired.

Spread olive oil mayonnaise or cream cheese on the salmon before baking.

I suggest pairing salmon with steamed or fresh vegetables under a cauliflower rice pilaf.

Happy cooking!

Salmon Blanca Baked with Spinach and Mozzarella

Easy salmon blanca for dinner in 40 minutes or less. You'll need only olive oil, salmon, spinach, mozzarella, salt, and pepper.

  • Pyrex baking dish
  • bowl
  • 4 salmon (fillets)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper (finely ground)
  • 4 tbsp garlic olive oil
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 4 cups spinach (chopped)
  1. Coat baking dish with olive oil.

  2. Arrange salmon into the baking dish and season with salt and pepper.

  3. Optional: Spread mayonnaise or cream cheese on salmon.

  4. Mix spinach and parmesan cheese in a bowl. Spread evenly on salmon.

  5. Bake at 350F for 30-35 mins.

You can spread 1 tbsp of mayonnaise or cream cheese on top of the salmon if desired. 

Serve with tomatoes and mushrooms on cauliflower rice

 Optional ingredients: 1 tbsp minced garlic, 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice, and 1/4 cup heavy cream

 

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Tuscan Soup

Cook up tomatoes, kale, cream, and ground pork for an Italian inspired keto recipe.

Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 30 mins Course Soup Cuisine Italian Servings 4 people

Recipe

Equipment

  • soup pot

Ingredients  

  • 2 tbsp olive oil, extra virgin or olive butter
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 2 medium sized tomatoes, roma cut into thin wedges
  • 1/2 lb ground pork*
  • 1 tsp salt
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 handfuls of kale shredded
  • 2 cups chicken/pork broth low sodium
  • 1 cup water add more if necessary
  • 1/2-1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese

Instructions 

Cook garlic, onions, and tomatoes

  • Heat pan on medium high heat. Add the olive oil.
  • When the oil is hot, add the garlic. After the garlic has browned, saute the onions.
  • After 3 minutes, add the tomatoes and cover pot for 2 minutes.

Brown the pork, then add kale

  • Next, cook the pork and season with salt and pepper. Cook for about 4-5 minutes until pork is browned and crispy.
  • Add the kale and cover for 2 minutes.
  • Pour broth, water, and heavy whipping cream. Bring soup to a boil.

Serve hot with parmesan cheese

Dear readers,

Try this keto recipe soup with kale and tomatoes.

Tomatoes are rich in Vitamin K, A, and C. (1)

Did you know tomatoes have antioxidants that can prevent cell damage and fight cancer? (1)

Kale also has a significant amount of Vitamin K, A, C. (2)

Vitamin A is beneficial for your eyesight.

Eat more kale!

CREAMY TUSCAN KALE SOUP KETO RECIPE

  • soup pot
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, extra virgin (or olive butter)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 yellow onion (diced)
  • 2 medium sized tomatoes, roma (cut into thin wedges)
  • 1/2 lb ground pork*
  • 1 tsp salt
  • pepper (to taste)
  • 2 handfuls of kale (shredded)
  • 2 cups chicken/pork broth (low sodium)
  • 1 cup water (add more if necessary)
  • 1/2-1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese

Cook garlic, onions, and tomatoes

  1. Heat pan on medium high heat. Add the olive oil.

  2. When the oil is hot, add the garlic. After the garlic has browned, saute the onions.

  3. After 3 minutes, add the tomatoes and cover pot for 2 minutes.

Brown the pork, then add kale

  1. Next, cook the pork and season with salt and pepper. Cook for about 4-5 minutes until pork is browned and crispy.

  2. Add the kale and cover for 2 minutes.

  3. Pour broth, water, and heavy whipping cream. Bring soup to a boil.

Serve hot with parmesan cheese

Original recipe inspired by Instant Pot Keto Tuscan Soup by Christina Cherrier on eatwell.com

https://www.eatwell101.com/instant-pot-keto-tuscan-soup-recipe  

* Original recipe used Italian sausage.

Eat with salad: mixed herb salad with slivered almonds, strawberries,  cream cheese, and ranch or vinaigrette.

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Sources

(1) Swartzendruber, K. (2018, July 17). Tomatoes provide many health benefits. Michigan State University. https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/tomatoes_provide_many_health_benefits

(2) (n.d). Kale. Harvard School of Public Health. https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/food-features/kale/