KETO RECIPE: Lemon Blueberry Bread


It still amazes me that I can live a keto Lifestyle and still enjoy food as decadent as this Keto Lemon Blueberry Loaf.

This bread is an actual slice of heaven. I adapted this recipe from my Cream Cheese Blueberry Muffin Recipe featured in Keto In 30 Minutes and turned it into a Lemon Blueberry Bread! The secret to the sweet Keto bread is the same as the muffins: Almond Flour, Erythritol, Cream Cheese, and Heavy Whipping Cream.

I love baking this bread on Sunday and snacking on it all week! It is also the perfect thing to bring to an office party or a house warming party! Top a slice square of Grass-fed Butter and reheat it to perfection!

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Lemon Blueberry Bread

INGREDIENTS

  • Non Stick Cooking Spray

  • 2 Cups Almond Flour

  • 2 Tbsp of Lemon Zest

  • 6 to 8 Tbsps of Erythritol

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp of Baking Powder

  • 4 Eggs

  • 1/4 Cup Cream Cheese

  • 1/4 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream

  • 1/2 Cup Butter, Melted and Cooled

  • 4 Tsps Vanilla Extract

  • 1/4 Cup Blueberries, fresh or frozen

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DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat Oven to 400º F. Line a Loaf pan with cooking spray.

  2. In a medium bowl, mix almond flour, erythritol, and baking powder.

  3. In a large bowl, mix eggs, cream cheese, heavy whipping cream, butter, vanilla, and lemon zest with a hand mixer.

  4. Pour flour mixture into the egg mixture and beat with a hand mixer until thoroughly incorporated.

  5. Pour the mixture into prepared loaf tin.

  6. Drop Blueberries into the top of the mixture, trying to keep them evenly distributed.

  7. Bake for 15 minutes, or until golden brown.

  8. Once it is cool, Slice it and top with a square of grass-fed butter.


Get the Recipe that Inspired this Lemon Blueberry Bread and 99 More in Keto in 30 Minutes, my cookbook available on Amazon! 

Nui Boxes ON SALE in June!

This is big! Nui just put all of their 4-Pack Boxes on Sale!

I’ve been a fan of Nui Cookies from the beginning before their new name and their amazing Shark Tank Success. I love that the company started off with two guys who just wanted to to eat cookies and be Keto at the same time!

They developed my favorite Keto Snack- Nui Cookies! These cookies are made from great natural ingredients and only have 0-3g of Net Carbs!

This month, Nui is offering their 4 Pack Boxes of Cookies for just $12.95. That is a huge discount!!!

They have four signature flavors: Snickerdoodle (My favorite), Chocolate Chip Cookie, Peanut Butter Cookies, and Double Chocolate!

Honestly you cannot go wrong, every flavor is amazing.

Here’s my plan: I’m going to take advantage of this discount to order a box of every flavor and two of my favorite, Snickerdoodle. Nui sells out of their cookies (because they are amazing) so I like to stock up while I have the chance!


Choc Zero- Keto Chocolate Syrup

Choc Zero's Chocolate Syrup is Delectable! 

I love Choc Zero's Keto Bark! It is a perfect treat after a long day! I just learned that Choc Zero's Chocolate Syrup is the exact same chocolate they use to make the keto bark, they just put it into the bottle instead of making bark! 

Put this syrup on pancakes, keto cakes, or even just fruit. I love dipping strawberries into this syrup! 

Choc Zero Chocolate syrup is back in stock and ready to be sent right to your door! 

Choc Zero Chocolate Syrup has no preservatives, no sugar alcohols, and only 5 ingredients!

Yep 5 ingredients!!!

  • Liquid vegetable fiber,

  • unsweetened chocolate

  • cocoa butter

  • monk fruit extract,

  • natural chocolate liquor.

It’s vegan and Soy and Gluten Free!

This syrup has a thick fudge like consistency! You can drizzle it over low carb ice cream and bake it into Keto Treats! I swear, I could just eat it right off of a spoon!

If you want it a little thinner, run the bottle over some warm water. Don’t worry it will thicken right back up when you put it in the fridge.

You really can’t go wrong with this low carb Chocolate Syrup. What ever you put it on is going to be delicious! But hurry, Choc Zero products sell out quickly. They will be restocked (every friday at 5pm) but my suggestion is to snag them up any time they are in stock so you never run out! :)

Get 10% off your entire Choc Zero order when you use the code KETOINTHECITY at Check Out!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Crunch Bars with Nui Peanut Butter Cookies

Have you tried Nui’s Peanut Butter Cookies?

They are the slightly salty, crumble in your mouth Peanut Butter cookies of my dreams. And without the carbs. Two Cookies or 1 package of cookies has just 4g of net carbs. As always, these Nui Cookies are clean and delicious. They made with almond and coconut flour, so they are naturally gluten and wheat free. They are sweetened with Monk Fruit and contain no harsh fillers.

My favorite way to eat these Peanut Butter Treats is with a steaming hot cup of coffee. The combination is fire!!!

If you want to get fancy, Nui has developed a Peanut Butter Chocolate Crunch Bar Recipe that combines some of my favorite flavors to make a gorgeous Keto Chocolate Bar.

Get 10% off all of you Nui Orders with the offer code KETOINTHECITY.


Grab some Nui Peanut Butter Cookies and try out this recipe created by the folks at Nui. Topped with Peanut Butter Cookies, Raspberries, and Coconut, these crunchy chocolate bars offer the sophisticated taste of a boutique chocolatier. The best part is you can make this Keto Friendly Treat in your own kitchen. 

Recipe 👇
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Ingredients:
2 Sugar Free Chocolate Bars 
1 package Peanut Butter Nui Cookies
¼ cup unsweetened coconut
½ cup freeze dried raspberries
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Directions:
1. In a microwave safe bowl, gently melt the chocolate in 15 second increments until smooth.
2. Pour the chocolate into the bar molds (or you can pour the chocolate into a pan lined with parchment paper to make bark).
3. Crumble cookies on top of the chocolate and finish with coconut and raspberries. 
4. Freeze until solid. Serve and enjoy 🤗
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The Benefits of Ginger

I am loving all things ginger right now!

Ginger has the amazing ability to warm you up from the inside out. It has amazing benefits for when you are feeling under the weather or just a little off.

Benefits of Ginger

  • Digestion. The phenolic compounds in ginger are known to help relieve gastrointestinal (GI) irritation, stimulate saliva and bile production, and suppress gastric contractions as food and fluids move through the GI tract. ...

  • Nausea. ...

  • Cold and flu relief. ...

  • Pain reduction. ...

  • Inflammation. ...

  • Cardiovascular health. ...

It doesn’t really matter how you eat ginger if you’re feeling sick. You can even get it in cookie form. Nui Cookies has a delicious Ginger Something Cookie that’s not quite a ginger snap or a ginger bread but has all of the warmth and spice of my favorite ginger recipes.

Want to change it up a bit? Try this Amazing Biscookie recipe from the folks over at Nui! It’s a biscotti, it’s a cookie, it’s a biscookie!
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Low Carb Ginger Something BisCookie Recipe 
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Ingredients for 14-16 pieces:
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4 Nui Ginger Something Cookies
½ cup unsweetened chocolate chips, melted
¼ cup sliced almonds
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Directions: 
1. Slice cookies in strips.
2. Dip half of the biscookie in melted chocolate and place on parchment/paper.
3. Sprinkle almonds and chill for 30 minutes before serving.

If you are feeling really ill, try this Ginger Tea Recipe. It will soothe your stomach, open up your sinuses and fire up your body to fight the illness!

GINGER TEA

  • 2 tablespoons ginger root (fresh, raw, about 2 inches of ginger root)

  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups water

  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon or lime

  • Optional: keto friendly sweetener

1. Slice the ginger, no need to peel it 

2. Boil the ginger in the water for at least 10 minutes, I usually do 15 minutes

3. Remove from the heat and add lemon or lime juice and sweetener if you prefer.

4. Enjoy! 

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I hope you and your family warm and healthy this week!

xoxo, 

Jen

All Things Keto Pancakes

When I say that I have made Keto Pancakes 1 million times, I’m only slightly exaggerating. My daughter loves this recipe and after heeding her request for these pancakes countless times, I think its safe to say we are now experts on Keto Pancakes. We even make this recipe on Christmas Morning and decorate them like reindeers.

It all started with one Recipe, Cream Cheese and Coconut Flour Pancakes. I started experimenting with Keto Pancakes back in the beginning of 2017 and I liked this recipe so much I included it in my first cookbook, The Easy 5-Ingredient Ketogenic Diet Cookbook.

This cream cheese and coconut flour recipe makes soft and fluffy pancakes that taste and feel almost exactly like the real thing. I top them with Vital Farms grass fed butter and sugar-free maple syrup. They have 18g of protein in each serving and only 8g of net carbs, meaning you can fit these pancakes nicely into your macros with out having to worry.

After solidifying this basic recipe, I started to play with different variations. I made a Pancake Cake that can be baked in the oven instead of on the griddle. I added cinnamon and vanilla extract, chocolate chips (KNOW Foods has some great low-carb ones), and different Sugar Free Syrups from Choc Zero. They have more flavors of sugar free syrups than you could even imagine, everything from Maple Pecan to Peppermint.

I even tried out Bulletproof Hot Chocolate in this Chocolate Pancake Recipe and I have to say, It was delicious!



photo:  @keto_alice
photo:  @keto_alice


For my second book, The Big Book of Keto, I settled on a Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe. To this day, It is still my favorite way to enjoy Keto Pancakes. There is something so warm and comforting about the taste of Pumpkin. I love adding Choc Zero’s Caramel Syrup to this recipe. (Is your mouth watering yet? I know mine is!)

Also included in The Big Book of Keto is this Blueberry-Lemon Cake.

This recipe is kind of a twist on my Pancake Cake recipe from my first book but with lemon zest and blueberries. I LOVE blueberries and If you are a big lemon lover you can add even more zest! You can even make mini cakes! Perfect for dessert, breakfast or brunch!

Photo: Helene DuJardin

Photo: Helene DuJardin

This Keto Pancake batter can also make waffles. One of the things I love about waffles, besides their perfect butter holding ability, is that you can keep left overs. Pancakes don’t reheat well, but waffles do. You can even freeze them and then reheat them in the toaster. If you are really in the mood to get crazy, try making a grilled cheese sandwich with left over keto waffles. I promise you won’t regret it.

Have you become a Keto Pancake expert too? How do you like to enjoy your Keto Pancakes? Let Me Know! Post a picture of your favorite way to eat Keto Pancakes on Instagram and Tag me @ketointhecity_ ! Use the hashtag #myketopancakes !

Don’t have time to make pancake mix? Try out Know Foods Mix! It’s great for pancakes and Muffins! And you can get 10% off with the code KETOINTHECITY!

As always get 10% Choc Zero Syrups with the code KETOTHECITY

Perfect Keto Nut Butter now has Squeeze Packs!

One of my daughters favorite snacks is Perfect Keto Nut Butter on celery or anything, really! This delicious blend of Macadamia, Cashew, and Coconut provides the rich taste and texture of your formerly favorite sugar-y nut butters, but this one has the Perfect Keto stamp of approval. 

Over the years, Perfect Keto has never let me down. They continue to make Keto Supplements that help keep your body healthy and in Ketosis. And every once in a while they come out with a Keto Snack. This Nut Butter is my favorite!


I’m so excited because now it comes in individual Squeeze Packs!  They come in packs of 10 and I cannot wait to get my hands on them. Nut Butter is hard to enjoy away from home because of the oil it contains. If you’ve ever cleaned out a backpack after peanut butter escaped its ziplock bag, you know what I mean.

But with the new individual Squeeze Packs, I can send Kaia to school or practice with her favorite fuel with out worrying about it getting everywhere! 


Perfect Keto Nut Butter is perfect to eat as a snack with celery or even right out of the jar with a spoon.

You can also drizzle it over your favorite Keto Treats for an added dose of protein and fat or blend it up in a smoothie for a creamy texture.

If you are feeling really fancy, you can incorporate Perfect Keto Nut Butter into Keto Bakes. The added fat will give Keto Breads and Pancakes a denser richer texture and flavor.

OOOO maybe I should try Nut Butter Keto Brownies! I’ll get back to you on that.


Nui Cookie Bites are an adorable Valentine's Treat

Valentine's day is defined by sweets. They are everywhere! But there's no reason that you can't still enjoy the traditions of the day while staying Keto. Today, I used these cute cookie cutters to make adorable heart shaped cookie bites. I took three different flavors of Nui's amazing Keto Cookies and cut them into heart shapes.

This way, I can enjoy some sweets through out my day with out throwing off my macros. Plus they are really cute and festive.

I never feel like I'm missing out on the sweet things in life because Nui has me covered.


Nui has four regular flavors. Peanut Butter, Chocolate Chip, Snickerdoodle, and Double Chocolate. All of them are amazing. I love cinnamon so I might choose the Snickerdoodle as an overall favorite, but really you can’t go wrong.

They also have some amazing seasonal flavors. Right now, their winter seasonal flavor Ginger Something is 20% off. Get them before they run out by using the code KETOINTHECITY20.

*This code only works for the Ginger Something Cookies! If you are looking to buy the other flavors, scroll down.


Nui Cookies) never let me down. Their consistency and commitment to making the best Keto Cookies is what brings me back. All of the ingredients in Nui cookies are clean and Keto Friendly. They use a combination of almond and coconut flour which keeps the carbs low and also gives the cookies 6g of protein per serving.

They sweeten the cookies only with erythritol, a natural sweetener, and monk fruit extract.

The cookies only have 4g of net carbs per serving. And a serving is two cookies!!!


I really love how cute these little heart shaped bites turned out! I think next time I might dip them in some Keto Whipped Cream or dip them in Keto Chocolate Genache made from Choc Zero Chocolate.

Be sure to use the discount code KETOINTHECITY to get 10% off your entire Nui Cookie Order

Choc Zero Honest Syrups complete any Keto Dessert

Choc Zero Syrups are the perfect topping for any Keto Dessert. I put these low carb syrups on all of my favorite dessert recipes. 

And after being sold out for months, Choc Zero finally has my favorite flavors back in stock! Maple Pecan, Chocolate, Caramel, and strawberry syrups are all back! Looks like it's time to bust out my favorite Keto Waffle Recipe this week. Breakfast for Dinner? Yes, Please!

These syrups have been sold out for ages, so order now before they run out!

These syrups go great on everything. With only 1g of net carbs, Choc Zero’s Honest Syrups pack the sweet punch you crave with out any of the sugar. They use only natural flavoring and monk fruit to flavor their low carb syrups. I like to put them on breakfast foods, Keto Ice Cream, Cookies, and even my favorite J and S Sweets! These Keto maple donuts were already good! Add some chocolate syrup to take them to the next level!


They have all sorts of different flavors. They have just restocked the Maple, Maple Pecan, Chocolate, Vanilla, Caramel, Strawberry, and Pumpkin Pie Syrups. Some of them are even 50 cents off! You can drizzle this syrup over Keto Cake, or make these Pumpkin Baby Bundts and top them off with the Maple Pecan syrup.

Choc Zero doesn’t produce a bunch of excess product. That means that they sell out quite often and quickly. These syrups won’t stay in stock for very long, so order yours today.

Pictures courtesy of  @choczero  on instagram

Pictures courtesy of @choczero on instagram

Choc Zero is going fast! Get your Keto Bark Today

Choc Zero is almost sold out of everything!!!

The holiday season has everyone rushing to stock up on Keto friendly sweets. And rightfully so, there is nothing better than snuggling up with some Keto chocolate to watch a Christmas Movie.

Luckily, Choc Zero is not sold out of their amazing Keto Barks. And I love the new packaging!

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Choc Zero Keto Bark comes in a bunch of different flavors: Dark and Milk Chocolate, Peanut, Hazelnut, and Almond.

Each Serving, one big square, only has 2-3 grams of Net Carbs. And tastes absolutely delicious. I love the melt in your mouth texture of the chocolate provided by the stone-grinding process and the crunch of the nuts.

Choc Zero Keto Bark is made with the best Cocoa Beans from South America, Sea Salt, and Sweetened with Monk Fruit.

I stocked up on Choc Zero and brought it to my Parent's house on Thanksgiving. I even left some there for when I go back for Christmas. It's so nice to know that I have some Keto treats when it comes time for dessert.


I’m a little nervous that Choc Zero is going to run out of all of their products before Christmas, so plan ahead and order your Keto Chocolate today. Use the discount code KETOINTHECITY for 10% off your entire order.