Low Carb Keto Cream Cheese Pancakes

These were easy to make and yummy!

4 pancakes

2 servings

Nutrition each serving:

Calories 390 k/cal

Fat 35g

Protein 16g

Carbs 3g


4 oz cream cheese

4 eggs

I added a pkt of Splenda (optional)

Butter ~4 tsp


Put cream cheese and eggs in a blender. I took my blender off and shook it to have an even batter.

Place a pat of butter in small pan and melt.

Pour batter to cover bottom of pan.

When you see the sides turning up, flip (about 2 mins on medium heat).

Cook another minute and plate.



Recipe – Dukan & Paleo – There’s A Kangaroo in my Crockpot!

I’m in the land of the Aussies and when in Oz…

I traveled here last Friday and what is wonderful about flying west is that you don’t have such bad jet lag. It’s the flying back east that does you in! It is summer here in Adelaide and the weather is glorious! I’ll do a post on the hikes I’ve been doing tomorrow, but today’s special is Roo!

We purchased the kangaroo in the market and to me it looks like beef…


I made a spice rub with chili, garum masala and cumin and rubbed it in all the crevices…


I then seared the Roo on both sides in 2 Tbs of coconut oil…


I chopped 2 onions and a nice piece of ginger and tossed into the crockpot, put in just enough water to cover the bottom, placed the Roo on top of that and poured the drippings from the pan on top of all of it…


Cooked on high 3.5 hours and bam…


Tender, falling apart meat! The onions cooked down nicely and the gravy was yummy!


Plated with an organic salad and this was a perfect meal 🙂 I also enjoyed a 1/2 cup of rice and those purple things are carrots!


I liked the meat. It wasn’t gamey at all. Reminded me of buffalo meat, but tastier and more tender. I would definitely try this again!

Have you tried something different? How did you like it?

Recipe – Dukan – Momma Sandi’s Amazing Crockpot Ribs

Mmmmm! These were GOOD! And easy!

I tore the plastic wrap off and sprinkled generously: sea salt, cumin, chili powder, cayenne and paprika.


I heated up 2 Tbs coconut oil in the pan and put the ribs, seasoned side down, to brown. I then generously sprinkled the exposed side to the same spices. Browned all 4 sides and put in the crockpot with the juices from the pan. I did this 4 times, as we had a big family lunch planned for after church yesterday.




I threw in 1 cup of my homemade veggie stock (any gluten free stock will do) and cooked on high for 4 hours… It fell off the bone and was DELICIOUS!

Enjoy 🙂

Recipe – Low Carb – Yummy Lunch

Quick and easy and nutritious! It’s what’s for lunch!

Serves 1
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 4 minutes

3 eggs
1 tsp chili paste
Couple shakes hot sauce
2 tsp Coconut oil
5 stalks asparagus
2 Tbs shaved Parmesan
* Omit the hot stuff if you want, but boy does it amp it up a bit! 🙂
**Dukaners add oat bran or flaxseed meal to egg mixture to get your fiber in.

Salami – read the label!!

Heat oil in pan on medium. Toss asparagus in. Stir. Cook 2 minutes. While asparagus cooking whip eggs in bowl. Stir chili paste into eggs, whip well add to asparagus. Covering the bottom of the pan. Put the lid on for 90 seconds.
Take lid off, shake some hot sauce on and add Parmesan on top. Cook another 30-60 seconds.
Plate the salami the the omelet & Enjoy!


Recipe – Dukan – Turkey Dinner

So last Saturday I made a turkey dinner. I love cooking turkeys many times a year. It can be challenging, especially when living overseas. This time there was only one turkey to be found in all of Hangzhou! But we got him 🙂 He was a turkey grown locally, so very lean. Also, I don’t have an oven. I have something akin to a toaster oven. But Everyone knows I love a challenge!

Large pear – chopped in large pieces
Large green apple – chopped in large pieces
Large red onion – chopped in large pieces
6 garlic cloves – chopped in large pieces
Olive oil
Salt & Pepper

First remove the innards stuck in the rear. Here in China, that includes the head! I couldn’t touch it, blech!! So I used wooden spoons and did a forcep delivery.


Then give your turkey a good bath… Inside and out. Place in pan you are going to use.
Stuff the turkey with the pear, apple, onion and garlic. The moistness and tenderness from simply using these 4 ingredients is amazing!

Generously rub olive oil all over your turkey, don’t forget between his legs and under his wings.
Generously douse with salt & pepper.
Put him breast up and in the oven.

Cook 15 minutes for every pound at 350 degrees F.

That’s IT!! Don’t put aluminum foil on his bits, leave him alone! He’ll be perfect!






Enjoy! Ciao!

Recipe – Dukan – Pan-Fried Moroccan Pork

This recipe is for Consolidation Phase. You could make this with chicken or beef, as well.
To make this cruise compliant leave out the orange… it’s that simple 🙂
It is also Paleo, Whole30 and Atkins compliant.

Serves 2

1 chilli, seeded and diced
1 tsp chilli powder (I used medium heat)
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 1/2 tsp lemon or lime juice
1 tsp cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp cumin
1 1/2 TBS olive oil
1 TBS coconut oil
1 lb. pork, cut into strips
1 orange, 1/2 sliced, 1/2 for juice
4 Tbs fresh parsley, chopped

In a large bowl place the olive oil, chilli, chilli powder, garlic, limon juice, cinnamon and cumin. Mix well.
Place the strips of pork in the rub mix and put lid on and shake, shake, shake to coat. Put in the fridge to marinate for 30 minutes.
Heat the coconut oil in a large frying pan and cook the pork on medium heat for 3 minutes.
Flip the pork strips over, squeeze the juice of 1/2 the orange on top of the meat and add the slices from the other half. Cook 3-4 more minutes, until the pork is done.
Stir in the chopped parsley and serve.







Dukan – Recipe – Steak Stir Fry

I had some veggies in the fridge that needed to be eaten so I threw this little dinner together!

STEAK STIR FRY (sorry, I live in China, have a teeny kitchen and a wok, stir fry is what it is!)
Serves 2

1 pound steak (500 grams) – cut in chunks, strips, however you like it!
1/2 large onion – chopped
1/2 carrot- sliced thinnish
1/2 red pepper – chopped
Asparagus- chopped
2 Tbs Coconut Oil (see the * from yesterday’s post)
2 tsp Italian seasoning
Salt & Pepper to taste

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes

Put 1 Tbs of coconut oil in pan. Put in onions and carrots, sprinkle with Italian seasoning and cook on medium low for 5 minutes. Stir occasionally. Put your steak on top, add the rest of the coconut oil and stir. Put on the lid and simmer for 6 minutes. Stir occasionally. Take lid off and stir fry the red pepper and asparagus in with the rest of it… Stir fry for 3 minutes. Put lid on for 2 minutes. Serve. Enjoy!


Sautee those carrots and onions gently!

Throw that meat in there!

Add in the rest of the veggies!