We get asked, pretty regularly, why we don’t put macros in our recipes. And the answer might surprise you. The bottom line, though, is that it’s because we like you. If you want a really good place to find out nutrition information about food, check out the USDA Nutrition Database 9:46 – Why Carrie’s recipes […]
In this episode, Carrie explains a foolproof way to cook pork chops and keep them moist and tender. And, Brian laughs harder than anyone has ever heard Brian laugh. Get the written instructions here: How To Cook A Pork Chop!
Learn about which oils are best for KETO, and which oils to avoid. 4:22 – What are the three types of oils? 5:05 – Carrie’s preferred oil 5:45 – Duck fat 7:45 – Olive oil 8:21 – Avocado and coconut oil, butter 9:54 – Combining oils 10:59 – Processed oils, including vegetable, seed, and canola […]
Are you tired of trying a new KETO recipe, especially a baked item, and having it not turn out? There’s an art to measuring food for recipes, and Carrie is the expert! She shares the best method to get consistent results with her recipes, especially the baked goods. Learn about the best way to measure […]
Which are KETO? Should you buy sweetener blends like Swerve? Are KETO approved sweeteners interchangeable? This episode gives you a great overview of the KETO approved sweeteners. 7:00 – Non-KETO sweeteners including coconut sugar, agave, honey 8:50 – The different names of sugar 11:04 – What makes sweeteners natural or artificial 14:50 – Sucralose 18:00 […]
Learn everything you need to know about cooking with fresh vs. dried herbs, which plants are herbs, and more! 17:10 – What is the difference between herbs and spices? 19:05 – How to convert between fresh and dried herbs 32:30 – Growing your own herbs 39:12 – The differences in cooking with herbs and spices
Listen in as Carrie and Brian have an entertaining and helpful chat about cooking with alcohol and we discover yet another of Brian’s pet peeves.
Carrie teaches us the ins and outs of cooking with chocolate so if you love chocolate, be sure to listen. 21:25 – Dark chocolate 26:05 – Avoid chocolate with malitol 32:45 – Lily’s chocolate 34:45 – More about dark chocolate Sugar Free Hot Chocolate recipe mentioned in this episode
Carrie and I answer some of the common questions we’ve seen in the Facebook group. And, of course, Carrie is awesome. 5:15 – Why weighing and measuring properly matters, and why macros aren’t the same thing as food measurements 12:40 – How to cook bacon 23:55 – How to roast hazelnuts 29:45 – What are […]
A delicious mainstay of the KETO way of eating is nuts. Carrie and Brian talk about nuts on a KETO diet. Also, be prepared to laugh. A lot! 5:00 – What exactly is a nut? 5:00 – Is a peanut a nut? 5:25 – Cashews 7:45 – Macadamias 8:10 – Pili nuts 8:33 – Brazil […]
Carrie Brown talks about why her recipes don’t have macros, why recipes with macros may not be as helpful as you think they are, and why her recipes list dry ingredients by weight. 12:20 – Why Carrie weighs dry ingredients 16:55 – Why use a food scale, and why the tare feature is awesome 21:50 […]
Carrie and Brian start out discussing the basic guidelines for KETO eating but quickly turn to an entertaining and funny discussion of purple pee-tones and a host of other peeves. 6:10 – What is ketosis? 8:55 – How much glucose does the brain require? 11:50 – What is the purpose of high fat? 13:06 – […]