Keto Porridge Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake (Low-Carb, Grain-Free, Gluten-Free)

Yes, yes, yes you CAN have porridge on the low-carb ketogenic diet    Finally, a warm keto porridge that you can enjoy any which way you like it and today we’re serving it up Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake style. By that I mean it has everything you’d expect from a belly warming keto porridge topped with cream cheese and our homemade pumpkin spice consisting of nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and all-spice.   Warm Keto Breakfast Cereal   You may have heard about Noatmeal which is a grain-free, gluten-free, low-carb keto porridge that all low carb followers are thrilled about especially this time of year when the temperature drops in Canada. As the cold weather settles and eventually the snow is upon us there is nothing better than waking up to a hot bowl of keto porridge. What you might love about this keto porridge recipe is that you can store leftovers in the refrigerator for the next day or two and simply add a touch of water, heat and serve.  Unlike traditional oatmeal, porridge or other hot cereals you have to eat them when you make them as the grains are filled with gluten that tend to seize and thicken like […]

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8 Costly Baking Ingredients To Include On Your Flyer Watch-List : The Grocery Game Challenge 2018 #3 May 14-20

STOCKING UP IS THE ONLY WAY TO GET WHAT YOU WANT FOR LESS   Walking down the baking aisle at the grocery store or even the bulk food shop is cringe-worthy at times when you start to see the prices of baking ingredients. Here’s the thing though, you have to understand that food costs money and eating well is possible on a budget but YOU must do the work to find the deals. If you are a savvy shopper you need a flyer watch-list which simply means a master list of products that you WILL use but are far more expensive than others you purchase. This means that you will keep an eye on prices for those products in particular because when the time  and price is right you should stock up. This is where a reserve fund or stockpile budget really comes in handy for the everyday consumer. Baking ingredients have always been higher to the consumer who values pre-made products over baking only because we see what we want to see when it comes to pricing. It’s far more convenient to buy a 6 pack of muffins for $5 rather than a bag of flour for $8 especially […]

The Perfect Keto Crepes (Low-Carb)

CREPES ARE THE PERFECT TREAT ANY TIME OF DAY   I know that making French crepes sounds overwhelming for some people but trust me when I say these are just as easy to prepare as you would make fluffy keto pancakes. This week we decided to make keto crepes for everyone to enjoy at home but without the gluten and sugar. Breakfast is typically something easy in our family which also includes pancakes, french toast or waffles. These beauties are my version of low-carb, keto crepes British-style however the only British in this recipe is the guy that makes them. I’m no stranger to making crepes though. Growing up in the UK we ate more crepes than we did pancakes so I’m familiar with this French cuisine thanks to my mum. Crepes with lemon filling sprinkled with confectioners sugar were one of my favourites in my teens. What is a crepe? A crêpe or crepe is a type of very thin pastry. Crêpes are usually of two types: sweet crêpes and savoury galettes.- Wikipedia Our aim is to keep any keto recipes that we create simple and without extra hassle because nobody loves to be in the kitchen all day. […]

10 Last-Minute Frugal Halloween Recipes For Your Party : The Saturday Weekend Review #239

  DON’T JUST DECORATE FOR HALLOWEEN- SERVE UP SOME DELICIOUS TREATS FOR YOUR EVENING GUESTS   Halloween recipes in our household have become somewhat of a tradition and it’s not because we are parents now because we started it years ago for a work party. I’ve never quite seen so many of my colleagues go mad for eating a finger before but I guess it’s an inside joke considering the line of work we are in. One of our most popular Halloween recipes on the blog are Spooky Witches Fingers which are super easy to make and inexpensive. They taste very similar to a buttery shortbread cookie with a hint of almond flavour. Delicious for dunking too. With Halloween days away we are planning on baking some Halloween treats for the kids in our neighbourhood who come by the house-and the adults too of course. Mrs. CBB and I are huge fans of baking treats for just about any occasion and creating crafts with our son to introduce him to kitchen fun and creativity. So far, he digs it especially licking the beaters after I make something with chocolate. Last year we made Oreo Halloween Rice-Krispies which were delicious but […]

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30 Keto Diet Staples You Will Find In Our Kitchen : The Grocery Game Challenge #5 Aug 28-Sept 3

STOCK UP ON LOW CARB ESSENTIALS WITHOUT CRUSHING YOUR GROCERY BUDGET.   You may have noticed over the past 2 years that our grocery shopping list has changed quite a bit since we’ve moved over to a keto diet. You might also have taken note that our many of our Sunday frugal recipes are low carb as well and this is because we no longer just eat what we want or classify as “healthy“. We have taken control of our eating habits and put more effort into what fuels our bodies and how we energize it each day. Related: Are you eating too much food? I’m not exclusively on a keto diet however I do follow it as much as possible as my dietary needs are different from Mrs. CBB. Coffee is a great start to the day for keto diet lovers. Many of you might be familiar with Bullet Proof Coffee and for those of you who aren’t let me tell you it’s packed full of fat! Some people have asked if the keto diet has interrupted our lean grocery budget of $265 a month for 2 adults and a toddler and it depends. Some months might be great […]

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