Blood Orange Karydopita

My wonderful friend Elainee picked blood oranges off of her tree the other day and I decided to keep the last few for a dessert. As I brainstormed on what to make, I thought of this variation on the traditional karydopita, which is a walnut cake full of warm spices like cinnamon and clove, soaked … Continue reading Blood Orange Karydopita

Chocolate Dipped Pistachio & Mastiha Biscotti

I love a good cookie! And biscotti always just feel so elegant to me. And I love to have a couple of treats on hand that hold up well so that I can reach for something within my dietary limitations as needed by my soul. So something like a biscotti will last me a while … Continue reading Chocolate Dipped Pistachio & Mastiha Biscotti

Keto Flatbread with Almond Flour

Who doesn’t love a little flatbread in their life? These are a great option for making gyros and tacos. I have swapped these out for both pita bread & tortillas. Out of one batch, I usually make 8 tortilla size using a tortilla press. They are very easy to make with minimal ingredients. I usually … Continue reading Keto Flatbread with Almond Flour

Roasted Cauliflower and Fennel Soup

My beautiful friend Elainee gave me this brilliant idea for this hearty soup today. She had tried a fennel consommé and my wheels began to turn because I had some bone broth I wanted to use up and a head of cauliflower. So I went to the market and picked up fennel and shallots, and … Continue reading Roasted Cauliflower and Fennel Soup

Savory Cheddar Muffins

These are possbly the most flavorful muffins I have ever made! They are reminiscent of cornbread, depiste the fact that they are made without any cornmeal. When I was making these I realized that I was out of butter and used some melted bacon fat instead. The bacon fat is what has made the world … Continue reading Savory Cheddar Muffins

Ekmek, Greek Custard Dessert

My hands down, my absolute favorite Greek dessert has always been Ekmek Kataifi. I loved it so much that I even opted for this dessert instead of a cake for sweet sixteen birthday party, serving sixty guests. Growing up in NYC, this dessert was readily availble to me because Queens has so many Greek pastry … Continue reading Ekmek, Greek Custard Dessert

Keto Mini Berry Tarts

I recently made two types of berry curds. A sugar free mixed berry curd and a strawberry curd. They are wonderful as fillings for cakes and tarts! They are so pretty, festive and they taste amazing! Today I opted for mini fruit tarts! Fruit tarts have always been my favorite little treats and I am … Continue reading Keto Mini Berry Tarts

Blackberry Swirl Cheesecake with Chocolate Crust

Since I have made the sugarfree blackbery sauce, I have found a few ways to use it creatively. The latest one is this gorgeous blackberry swirl cheesecake! The crust is based in my almond flour pastry dough to which I added cocoa powder. While I do not usually sweeten the pastry dough, adding cocoa powder … Continue reading Blackberry Swirl Cheesecake with Chocolate Crust

Cranberry Curd Tart

So this year I wanted to try a little something different for this Thanksgiving and stear away from the usual apple and pumpkin pies. So I started searching to see what desserts one can make from cranberries. Now, cranberries in of themselves are not keto, however when when you play with alternative sweeteners and crusts, … Continue reading Cranberry Curd Tart