Traditional Spanakopita & Tiropita

Two of the most popular pites (pies) are the spanakopita (spinach pie) and the tiropita (cheese pie. Every region in Greece has their own regional variation and every famly has their own special recipe for these. I grew up eating and loving both. Now, you may ask why I would publish two difference pites in … Continue reading Traditional Spanakopita & Tiropita

Tiropita (Feta Cheese Pie) without Phyllo

Most people outside of Greece are familiar with a tiropita (feta cheese pie) that is wrapped in crispy phyllo dough, whether as individual hand pies or as one large pan sized pita. Tiropita without phyllo, as a quick bread. Here is another popular version that is made without the phyllo. It is a bit more … Continue reading Tiropita (Feta Cheese Pie) without Phyllo

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

Thumbprint Cookies

I wanted to bake some cookies. I am not going to lie that most of the keto cookie recipes I have tried have been an utter failure! Be it the texture and the lack of natural gluten that wheat has, or the right balance of sweeteners. I have truly been left disappointed. Then last night … Continue reading Thumbprint Cookies

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

Baked Maple Custard Pie

Have you been looking for an alternative kind of pie for the holiday season than your standard apple and pumpkin varieties? Then why not try a baked maple custard pie that is reminiscent of fall mornings! It is sure to be a hit at your Thanksgiving table! And did you know that can make it … Continue reading Baked Maple Custard Pie

Portobello Mushroom Galette with Purslane & Truffle Goat Cheese

I made the loveliest of savory galettes last night as a side dish for dinner using my almond flour pastry dough. I used portobello mushrooms, lovely purslane, shallots & garlic, truffle goat cheese & pine nuts. I mean who says that keto has to be boring! I felt like I was having a gourmet meal. … Continue reading Portobello Mushroom Galette with Purslane & Truffle Goat Cheese

Rose Apple Rosemary Pie with an Almond Pie Crust

It is Autumn, the weather is cooler and apples are in season. And who doesn't love an apple pie? If you are watching your carbs, you might want to consider this a special occasion treat, as each honey crisp apple that I used is 21 net carbs. However, if you are focused more on paleo, … Continue reading Rose Apple Rosemary Pie with an Almond Pie Crust

Loumoumades – Greek Baby Donuts (Keto)

I have the fondest memories of my yiayia Anneta, whose kitchen I grew up in, whipping up a batch of traditional Greek loukoumades literally out of magical thin air! How they would suddenly appear when we had unexpected guests, I will never know! But they were always wonderful and always perfect! Loukoumades are fried balls … Continue reading Loumoumades – Greek Baby Donuts (Keto)