Peanut Butter Keto Fudge 4:1

Sugar-free, low-carb keto treat for your keto kid. Easy to make! 4:1 ratio.

 

Peanut Butter Keto Fudge 4:1
Peanut Butter Keto Fudge 4:1

Here is a low-carb sweet treat that is really simple and easy to make. These Peanut Butter Keto Fudge squares only take about 10 minutes to prepare (or longer if you keep eating the mixture as you go), then pop them in the fridge to set, and you have a perfect treat for the lunchbox or for after school. Make sure you use full fat regular cream cheese in a block for best results, not the spreadable kind. Continue reading “Peanut Butter Keto Fudge 4:1”

So Delicious Keto Pumpkin Muffin

Pumpkin spice muffins! Low-carb, high fat and perfect for the lunchbox. 3 : 1 ratio.

These So Delicious Keto Pumpkin Muffins have become a standard snack in Drake’s bag for school. Perfect for fall and for having your whole kitchen smell like pumpkin spice!

So Delicious Keto Pumpkin Muffin.
So Delicious Keto Pumpkin Muffin.

Hazelnut flour has become my new passion! It isn’t cheap, but it is well worth the price for that rich buttery sweet taste and amazing smell. Who needs scented candles when you can bake with pumpkin spice and hazelnut four. Continue reading “So Delicious Keto Pumpkin Muffin”

Keeping Keto Sweet

The best and worst low carb sweeteners for keto kids. How to keep Keto sweet and have your child eat tasty treats on the Ketogenic Diet.

The general advice given to parents of Keto kids by their dietitian in regards to sugar alcohols and artificial sweeteners is: “Use With Caution” and “Avoid Altogether Until Seizure Control”!

Soooo, it can be a bit confusing on how exactly to proceed in incorporating sugar alcohols and artificial sweeteners into everyday use and how to cut through all the marketing hype on low carb products so you only use foods that won’t effect blood-sugar levels or digestive systems. Continue reading “Keeping Keto Sweet”

So Delicious Keto Smoothie

Enjoy this So Delicious Smoothie with your keto kid. None of the juice or high-carb fruits. Rich and creamy. 3:1 ratio = Yummy!

Back before Drake started the Keto diet I loved whipping up fruit smoothies for everyone — and to be honest that was the only reason I used my ninja food processor. After a year of mainly using it to grind nuts, I am back in the smoothie making business with this simply recipe! This smoothie does not disappoint — it is rich and creamy and goes down smoothly (wink). Perfect for hot summer afternoons or an after school treat.  Continue reading “So Delicious Keto Smoothie”

Keto Coffee Cake

Low-carb, high-fat coffee cake you can enjoy with your keto kid. 3:1 ratio.

 

Baking day yesterday resulted in a new recipe that came out better than expected, Keto Coffee cake! It’s a perfect 3:1 ratio snack all on it’s own! and super yummy when paired with berries and cream. I’ve been eating it more than Drake lately (shhh, don’t tell him) while he’s at school. It’s a perfect 3 o’clock-pick-me-up snack with a cup of English breakfast tea or coffee. It almost rivals real a Coffee Cake or Almond Danish. Continue reading “Keto Coffee Cake”

Happy Rare Disease Day – Love Some1 with Glut1!

The annual Love Some1 with Glut1 is underway! From Valentine’s Day to Rare Disease Day (February 29th), the campaign raises money to support the important and impactful work of the Glut1 Deficiency Foundation and its mission of educating others, increasing awareness of and advocacy for Glut1 Deficiency Syndrome. click here to donate

I love someone who is rare!

And I love the fact that Glut1 Deficiency has an effective form of treatment despite the fact that it is so rare! This is why raising awareness and getting kids diagnosed early is so crucial. Three neurologists with years of experience saw Drake and none even thought of Glut1 Deficiency as a possibility. Drake wasted three crucial brain-growing years with the wrong diagnosis, to the point of it causing microcephaly, and still no one even thought of Glut1 Deficiency. That needs to change. Donating to G1 Foundation and to the cause of other rare diseases will help everyone get diagnosed faster and possibly lead to better treatments and a cure. Continue reading “Happy Rare Disease Day – Love Some1 with Glut1!”

Short Cuts

Top 10 list of sanity-saving short cuts for the Ketogenic diet. For the Keto Kid on the Go!

This post is dedicated to all the stressed out Mamas (and Papas and Grandparents) who are running around to three+ grocery stores in order to buy all the food on their keto shopping list. Who are reading the nutrition labels to find that one cream cheese with the most fat, who are scouring the Web for ideas, insights and new recipes, and who are looking for short cuts to this labor-intensive and super-expensive diet! There is nothing quite like the joy of finding a product in the store that your Keto kid can just simply eat!

I am writing this post on the one-year anniversary of Drake’s Keto diet hospital initiation experience ­(Facebook kindly reminded me of this memory in my newsfeed) and it got me thinking of how overwhelmed and confused I was at first. We had over a month between Drake’s diagnosis and the hospital stay and it took that whole time for Ken and I to process the implications of the Keto diet and to realize that every single food Drake ate needed to be adjusted or no longer eaten. Continue reading “Short Cuts”

TSA Approved Cooler Bag

Traveling by plane on a strict Ketogenic diet can be very challenging. But with a little bit of extra planning, preparation and work, the security check and flight can go relatively smoothly. Fingers crossed for no delays!

Traveling with young kids can be logistically taxing in the first place, and then adding in a restrictive diet can make it seem downright impossible, but it can be done with these tips.  Continue reading “TSA Approved Cooler Bag”