Keto Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

Keto Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

Keto cinnamon sugar donuts

I am honestly so impressed with how SIMPLE these keto cinnamon sugar donuts are to make, yet how perfect they turn out every time!

This recipe is ideal for 1-2 people. These sugar free donuts are not only tasty but they are very filling and packed with protein and fibre to keep you full for hours!

keto cinnamon sugar donuts

Donuts are typically a long process of waiting for the dough to rise, frying them, etc. These thankfully make the process much easier and literally only take 10mins!

Eat them alone or share them with a friend, either way they are the perfect single serve portion size.

Keto Cinnamon Sugar Donut Ingredients:

Almond & Coconut Flour – I use the Kirkland Costco brand of almond flour (I buy it in bulk on Amazon or at Costco itself occasionally) and this brand of coconut flour for this recipe. As I’ve noted in many of my past recipes, the brand of almond and coconut flour can affect the final outcome of the recipe because absorbency can vary depending on how the flour has been processed.

Vital Wheat Gluten – If you have questions about why I include this ingredient, I wrote an entire article on what it is and why I use Vital Wheat Gluten on my keto diet! I also included where to buy it, how many carbs it contains..and how to use it in different kinds of baking.

Truvia – I know use a monkfruit/erythritol blend in place of Truvia because I prefer the taste and it’s a bit more keto friendly! I use the SoNourished brand and it’s great!

keto cinnamon sugar donuts

Tools I used to Make Low Carb Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

Low Carb Substitution Guide – This is totally optional but if you like my recipes, I now have a $5 guide available with all of the substitutions I use to create every recipe on my site. You can use this to convert old traditional recipes and create new keto recipes! You can purchase it here and/or read more if you are interested. 🙂 I appreciate your support so much guys!

– Nutritional Food Scale – AKA my best friend. This little buddy has been with me for over 4 years and never fails. Perfect measurements and only needs the batteries replaced maybe once a year!

keto cinnamon sugar donuts

Keto Cinnamon Sugar Donuts Tips

– If you find your donut batter too try, you can always add a tiny bit more sour cream

–These are best served warm but you can always store them for later in an air-tight container between layers of wax paper in the freezer.

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Starbucks Inspired Microwave Egg Bites

Starbucks Inspired Microwave Egg Bites

keto microwave egg bites

Keto Microwave Egg Bites. How did I even get here. 

Okay guys, let me be honest..I know ZERO about Starbucks. I went in yesterday and asked for a medium coffee and had to ask the cashier which size that was in the proper “Starbucks terms”. (Sad I know)

BUT there is one thing I do know about Starbucks and that’s that they offer wonderful sous vide egg bites as a new low carb breakfast option!

I had seen them all over Instagram so given the chance and me being someone who eats under 50 NET carbs a day, I was excited to try them at 9g of carbs per serving (2 egg bites).

I chose the bacon and gruyere option and they were delicious! From that moment I KNEW I’d be re-creating them at home. Thus, this recipe was born.

I read the ingredients in the original egg bites and estimated some amounts, then altered them slightly to fit what I had in my kitchen.

I’m also an extremely lazy, I-need-food-now kind of person so I wasn’t planning on doing any sous vide-ing of eggs. But I still wanted that soft velvety texture.

Thus, I chose to use a simple water bath as that was pretty easy to put together. I then decided to microwave the eggs because who says you need any special equipment to make a delicious breakfast?

AND, GUESS WHAT? It worked! Granted they are slightly different than the Starbucks egg bites, but they are definitely delicious in their own way and look super cute on the breakfast table (because obviously that’s a quality you look for in food..lol). 

Pair it with a cup of bullet-proof coffee with homemade whip cream and you have a Starbuck’s breakfast fit for any basic keto-er.

Tools I used To Make Keto Microwave Egg Bites

Low Carb Substitution Guide – This is totally optional but if you like my recipes, I now have a $5 guide available with all of the substitutions I use to create every recipe on my site. You can use this to convert old traditional recipes and create new keto recipes! You can purchase it here and/or read more if you are interested. 🙂 I appreciate your support so much guys!

– Nutritional Food Scale – AKA my best friend. This little buddy has been with me for over 4 years and never fails. Perfect measurements and only needs the batteries replaced maybe once a year!

Keto Microwave Egg Bites

Serves 1 (2 egg bites)

Egg Bites:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup(63g) 2% cottage cheese
  • 2 tbsp(15g) cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 slice(10g) provolone**
  • 1 tsp(5g) butter
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper

Topping: (optional)

  • 1-2 slices bacon
  • 1/2 slice provolone

**Or sub all cheese with Gruyere or any cheeses you’d like! This is just what I had on hand.

Directions:

  1. Find a loaf pan or dish that will fit 2 small ramekins or cups. Set them inside the dish.
  2. Grease the ramekins with oil.sous vide egg bite cups
  3. Blend all base ingredients in a food processor until smooth (it’s fine if there are small flecks of cheese).keto egg bite mixture
  4. Cook a slice of bacon until crispy, drain on paper towel, set aside.cooked bacon
  5. Pour the egg mixture through a fine colander or sieve into each greased ramekin, evenly distributing the mixture. (If there is left over cheese bits after, just scoop them evenly into each ramekin as well, the sieve just helps remove any air bubbles).keto egg bites before microwaving
  6. Optional: Break the bacon slice in half, reserve the other half and sprinkle small bits of it into each ramekin over the egg mixture.keto bacon egg bites
  7. Boil a cup of water and pour it into the dish surrounding the ramekins and cover the entire thing with saran wrap.keto microwave egg bites
  8. Microwave for 4mins 30s, let it sit in the microwave for 2 mins afterwards, with the door shut to finish setting. (Microwaves can vary so add more or less time depending on how cooked you’d like your eggs. Mine were quite soft and smooth after this amount of time).keto microwave egg bites
  9. Remove from the microwave and using tongs or mitts, remove the ramekins from the water bath and let cool for a few minutes before using a knife to gently remove the egg bites from the ramekin, turning them upside-down onto a plate.
  10. Top each egg bite with a bit of cheese (I used provolone) and a small piece of bacon. Enjoy your Keto Microwave Egg Bites!

keto microwave egg bites

Nutrition for 2 egg bites without topping: 315 calories | 22.6g of fat | 3g of carbs | 25g of protein 

Nutrition for 2 egg bites with topping: 442 calories | 34g of fat | 3g of carbs | 31g of protein 

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Keto Microwave Egg Bites

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: breakfast, egg bites
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 442kcal

Ingredients

Egg Bites:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup 2% cottage cheese 63g
  • 2 tbsp cheddar cheese 15g
  • 1/2 slice provolone 10g
  • 1 tsp butter 5g
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper

Topping: (optional)

  • 1-2 slices bacon
  • 1/2 slice provolone

Instructions

  • Find a loaf pan or dish that will fit 2 small ramekins or cups. Set them inside the dish.
  • Grease the ramekins with oil.
  • Blend all base ingredients in a food processor until smooth (it's fine if there are small flecks of cheese).
  • Cook a slice of bacon until crispy, drain on paper towel, set aside.
  • Pour the egg mixture through a fine colander or sieve into each greased ramekin, evenly distributing the mixture. (If there is left over cheese bits after, just scoop them evenly into each ramekin as well, the sieve just helps remove any air bubbles).
  • Optional: Break the bacon slice in half, reserve the other half and sprinkle small bits of it into each ramekin over the egg mixture.
  • Boil a cup of water and pour it into the dish surrounding the ramekins and cover the entire thing with saran wrap.
  • Microwave for 4mins 30s, let it sit in the microwave for 2 mins afterwards, with the door shut to finish setting. (Microwaves can vary so add more or less time depending on how cooked you'd like your eggs. Mine were quite soft and smooth after this amount of time).
  • Remove from the microwave and using tongs or mitts, remove the ramekins from the water bath and let cool for a few minutes before using a knife to gently remove the egg bites from the ramekin, turning them upside-down onto a plate.
  • Top each egg bite with a bit of cheese (I used provolone) and a small piece of bacon. Enjoy your Keto Microwave Egg Bites!

Nutrition

Serving: 2egg bites | Calories: 442kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 34g
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Intense Abs-Home Workout

Hey everyone ! I am loving my first day here in the carribean, its beautiful & super hot ! I wanted to share with you an easy workout you can do at home or on vacation!

Intense Abs:
-30 crunches
-60 bicycles( count each time your knee touches your elbow )
-*15 frog crunches or in and out crunches if frog is too hard.
-*30 sitting legs up & together, hands clasped , side to side movements
-30 sec. Plank
-15 legs in and out lying down on back, hands folded behind head.
Rest.

Repeat 2-3 times as fast as you can.

Enjoy! Feel free to lower or add reps as necessary.
* (use a weight for extra resistance, while legs are up, rotate your clasped hands from side to side, twisting your torso as.you do so)
*frog crunches are where you sit with your legs up and together, lean back slightly(this is similar to the side to side movements I talked about above), then at the same time, extend your legs straight and open your arms, then to complete the movement, bring your legs back in and pull your arms in without letting your feet touch the floor, repeat! For in and outs the only difference is that you do this same movment but keep your arms on the floor behing you for extra balance, you then only use your legs.

AH-mazing Quinoa-Chicken-Avocado Salad

AH-mazing Quinoa-Chicken-Avocado Salad

Amazing Quinoa Salad

I have recently gotten a little bored of eating a romaine lettuce salad everyday for lunch. Not to say that I don’t love my giant salads! But I needed a change. So instead I came up with another salad! Apparently I suck at new ideas..But this salad is completely different and is 100% AH-mazing. So if you aren’t a salad eater, trust me on this one. You’ll like it. Filled with black beans, corn, avocado and more, this high protein lunch will keep you full for hours. Take me to the recipe!

Sunnyside-Up Egg Over Spinach & Butternut Squash

Sunnyside-Up Egg Over Spinach & Butternut Squash

Spinach Egg butternut squash

Egg Spinach Breakfast

This was a really nice change from my plain eggs for breakfast! The addition of squash, spinach and onions really takes breakfast up a notch! It’s also crazy easy to make..here’s what you’ll need:

-1 egg( you could always change this to two eggs!)
-1/3 cup chopped cooked/roasted butternut squash
-1 cup chopped spinach or other greens
-1/4 of an onion
-2 small cloves of garlic
-salt/pepper to taste
-1/2 tbsp olive oil

Directions: In a pan over medium-low heat, heat oil and add onions and cook until just transparent. Then add garlic and stir for another 30 seconds or so and throw in spinach. Cook for about 30 seconds and throw in butternut squash just to heat through. Stir and saute until everything is hot. In the mean time fry an egg with a little salt and pepper. Put the spinach/squash mixture in a bowl and top with the egg. Break open the yolk with a fork and let it run over everything! Delicious and super healthy.