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Pumpkin Alfredo over Zucchini Noodles

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I found this recipe over at the Pruvit blog and it was SO good!! Also, very quick and easy to make. I whipped it up for my roommate and she was pretty impressed with my cooking skills even though it only took 10 minutes! So good! 
Ingredients:4 tbsp butter
2 cloves Garlic (minced)
1 cup Heavy cream
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1 can pumpkin puree
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
Zucchini noodles
Instructions:1. Melt butter in a large saucepan on medium heat.
2. Add garlic, heavy cream, Parmesan cheese, pumpkin, and nutmeg.
3. Cook until Cheese is melted and sauce is thickened.
4. Serve over zucchini noodles.

Keto Peanut Butter Cups

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Holy hell I now know why my fat bombs yesterday sucked! I was meant to make these today to make up for it! Here is what I will say, they were really easy to make and taste better than the peanut butter cups that you get at the store hands down! Happy Halloween month! Ingredients 6ozLily's Dark Chocolate Chips1/2cupsmooth peanut butter (preferably PB fit)2Tbspbutter1/4cuppowdered Stevia1/2tspvanilla extract1/2 tspPink Himalayan Sea Salt1Tbspcoconut oil

Instructions Combine the peanut butter, Stevia, butter, and salt until smooth.  In a microwave, melt chocolate chips, vanilla extract, and coconut oil for 30 seconds to a minute, and stir until smooth.  Drop teaspoonfuls of the chocolate mixture into paper-lined miniature muffin cups.  Drop a scant teaspoonful of peanut butter mixture into each cup, and top with another teaspoonful of chocolate mixture, spreading it around with the back of the teaspoon to cover the peanut butter mixture.  Refrigerate until set. Refrigerate in an airtight con…

Almond Joy Fat Bombs

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It's Halloween month which means I'll watch Hocus Pocus 5 times, close my eyes through the Halloween movie a few times, and be tempted by tons of candy that brings me back to my childhood but ultimately leaves me feeling kind of crappy. One way I'm combatting that this month is by recreating my childhood favorites in a keto friendly way! This week we have Almond Joy Fat Bombs. All I can say is, they did the trick for me!! Ingredients20ozchocolate chips of choice, divided (I use Lilly's)1/4cupcoconut butter, softened24whole almonds
Instructions Line a 24-count mini muffin pan (or 12 standard sized muffin pan) with muffin liners and set aside. In a microwave-safe bowl or stovetop, melt 3/4 of your chocolate chips of choice. Divide the chocolate mixture evenly amongst the muffin pan, scraping the sides to ensure they are coated with chocolate. Refrigerate until firm. When the chocolate has firmed up, evenly distribute the softened coconut butter in each of the chocolate cups,…

Low Carb Pumpkin Cheesecake Bites

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You guys know what happens once pumpkin season arrives, as soon as fall hits everyone freaks out and gets that crazy pumpkin spice look in their eyes. I'm not knocking it, I am on the pumpkin train too. That is why when I found these low carb pumpkin cheesecake bites over at Low Carb With Jennifer, I couldn't wait to make them! I made them for our keto mixer last Sunday and they were a HUGE hit! I must admit, I made about 30 of them and only 15 actually made it to the mixer. Oops! Thank you, Jennifer, for this delicious recipe! I can't wait to make them again :)  Ingredients 18ozsoftened cream cheese (full fat)1/2cuppumpkin puree1/2cupcoconut flour1/3cupplus 1 tbsp powdered sweetener (I used Swerve)1tsppumpkin pie spice1/4cuproasted pumpkin seeds (pepitas) Instructions In a large bowl or stand mixer, add cream cheese and pumpkin pur

Keto Fathead Nachos

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I found this recipe over at ditchthecarbs.com and was pleasantly surprised with how they turned out. We all know what appetizers during football season can do to our low carb lifestyle. Why not dig in with everyone else while sticking to your nutrition plan? These low carb fat head nachos make it easy to do!
Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Servings: 6 Calories: 426

Ingredients
Fat Head Tortilla Chips
170 gpre-shredded/grated mozzarella85 galmond meal/flour2 tbspcream cheese1eggsaltto taste1 tspcuminpowder1 tspcoriander/cilantropowderpinchchilipowder
Nacho Meat Sauce

1red onion diced500 gground/minced beef