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Garlic Oregano Olive Tapenade Recipe [Paleo, AIP, Keto]

Louise Hendon | August 29

I was looking for an easy sauce to mix with my paleo pasta (I used shredded zucchini), and this easy but flavorful olive tapenade recipe came to mind.

It’s super quick to make and involves no-cooking from start to finish. And for the protein, I used some nutritious canned sardines packed in olive oil, but you can also top your pasta with some pan-fried chicken or pan-fried fish.

This easy olive tapenade recipe is also great no matter which diet you’re on – it’s Paleo, AIP-friendly, and suitable for a low-carb/high fat or ketogenic diet.

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15-Minute Tamari Marinated Steak Salad Recipe [Paleo, Keto]

Louise Hendon | August 22

A good steak salad can be delicious! This super quick and easy steak salad recipe was inspired by a dish I found at a local cafe. I loved the crunchy vegetables in the salad as well as the flavorful steak meat that had been marinated in soy sauce.

As many of you know, I love fast and easy recipes, and grilling or pan-frying steak is super fast so this steak salad recipe takes hardly any time to put together. I went for some nice and crunchy vegetables like peppers and radishes, but you can use whatever veggies you have at home.
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Lemon Black Pepper Tuna Salad Recipe [Keto, Paleo, AIP]

Louise Hendon | August 15

We love getting more seafood into our diet, and adding in tuna is a super easy way since it’s so readily available in cans. This tuna salad recipe is Paleo and Ketogenic (as well as low carb). It’s also AIP-friendly (follow the instructions in the recipe for AIP substitutions).  (AIP stands for Paleo autoimmune protocol.)

This recipe is super easy to make – it takes under 10 minutes from start to eat. So, it’s great for lunch or dinner or as a quick snack.
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5-Min Prosciutto Avocado Fat Bomb Recipe [Paleo, Keto]

Louise Hendon | August 12

I’m always looking for fast, easy, and delicious snack recipes, and this one just popped into my head one day as I opened my fridge and stared at a pack of prosciutto and several avocados.

They make a really quick and easy snack (these prosciutto avocado fat bombs take only 5 minutes to make, look pretty to serve, and are suitable for a Paleo or Keto diet).

Fat bombs are delicious snacks (sometimes savory, sometimes sweet) that are low in sugar and high in fat. So they’re filling and full of healthy fats to keep you nourished and full for longer.

For more Ketogenic fat bombs recipes as well as what fat bombs are and how to make your own, check out this post.
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5-Minute Sardines Salad Recipe [Paleo, Keto, AIP]

Louise Hendon | August 8

We’ve been going a bit crazy for canned sardines lately. We’re in Lisbon, a city that has been called “city of sardines”, and there are tons of amazing sardines.

sardines in lisbon - a paleo food

Our favorite is this brand called Pinhais – in fact you can see several cans of them on our table there!  They’re the most expensive sardines I’ve seen here (over $5 per can for their special limited edition one), but they are definitely worth it!  Their sardines are more tender than the others I’ve tried here (and I’ve tried quite a few already).  Unfortunately, it’s tough to get any of these brands in the US, so I guess it’s a good reason to visit Portugal. However, in the US, you can get quite a few good ones on Amazon – like this Wild Planet Wild Sardines in Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

If you’re interested in finding out more about the health benefits of sardines, then check out these 2 articles (here and here).

And if you’re worried about mercury levels in fish (then rest assured that sardines are low in mercury and high in omega-3s).

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Strawberry Matcha Chia Pudding Recipe [Paleo, Keto, Vegan]

Louise Hendon | August 3

With just 4 simple ingredients, this delicious chia pudding will have you asking for more. And luckily, it’s pretty healthy for a dessert. You can add in raw honey or stevia if you want to sweeten it or eating it without any added sweeteners.

It’s great for anyone on a Paleo, Ketogenic or other low carb or gluten-free diet. This chia pudding recipe is vegan as well, which makes it a great one to serve at a dinner party. It’s pretty, it’s unique, and it fits pretty much every diet. And you really can’t go wrong making this.

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Avocado Cucumber Ginger Salad Recipe [Paleo, Keto, AIP]

Louise Hendon | July 27

This is a super simple salad for summer. The cucumber and ginger make it really refreshing, and the avocado adds in some extra healthy fats.

This recipe can be a side dish or a quick snack. It takes 5-minutes to make, and you can use your leftover cucumber and avocado from making another dish (like this tuna salad recipe).

We find this recipe tastes better with sesame oil (and in case you’re wondering if sesame oil is Paleo, check out this article), but you can also use olive oil instead.

For more Paleo salad ideas, download this whole list of Paleo salad recipes here:

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Mustard Sardines Salad Recipe [Paleo, Keto]

Louise Hendon | July 25

Continuing with our obsession with canned sardines, this recipe is another super easy and quick way to eat sardines! Treat it as an alternative to a tuna salad – you can pack these for lunch or spread them on top of some 5-minute Paleo bread for a quick sandwich or on top of some cucumber slices for a party snack.

If you’re unfamiliar with canned sardines, they’re cheap, easy to eat, and highly nutritious. Just remember to use sardines that are packed in olive oil (and not vegetable or seed oils), like these Wild Planet sardines.

For another easy and quick sardines salad recipe – check out this one.
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Matcha Green Tea Latte Recipe [Paleo, Keto, AIP]

Louise Hendon | July 22

I’ve learnt a lot from being Paleo, and one of the main lessons is how to make lattes Paleo very quickly by swapping regular milk with coconut milk and changing the sweetener to a Paleo sweetener.

So, to make this delicious matcha green tea latte, I added in coconut milk and just omitted the sweetener (although you can add one in if you prefer). It’s a really easy recipe!
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Matcha Ketogenic Smoothie Bowl Recipe [Paleo, Keto, Dairy-Free]

Louise Hendon | June 29

This ketogenic smoothie bowl is filled with amazing superfood ingredients – like matcha powder, goji berries, chia seeds, and more. Plus, it’s completely sugar-free, dairy-free (and nut-free) and low in carbohydrates so you can enjoy it on a ketogenic diet as well as a Paleo (or any other low carb diet).

First, let me introduce some of these amazing ingredients to you:
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Blackberry Jello July 4th Dessert Recipe [Paleo, Keto, AIP]

Louise Hendon | June 26

To celebrate Independence Day in the United States this year, we thought you might enjoy this easy Paleo July 4th dessert recipe. We created this blackberry jello dessert recipe so that it’s not only Paleo and dairy-free, but also Ketogenic and AIP-friendly. So it’s perfect even if some of your guests have specific dietary requirements.

It’s also simple to make, looks great, and delicious to eat.

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Chocolate Coconut Cups Recipe [Paleo, Keto, Low-Carb, Dairy-Free]

Louise Hendon | June 20

These Paleo and Keto chocolate coconut cups are so easy to make you’ll be wondering why you haven’t been making these your whole life! Keep a stash of these in your fridge and you’ll never run out of healthy and delicious snacks when you’re hungry. And in case you’re wondering, yes this is a keto fat bomb dessert!

If you dislike using stevia, then add in 1 tablespoon of raw honey instead (you can also use a mixture of both stevia and raw honey to have a sweeter dessert without too many extra carbs).

Another substitution that can be made if you’re not on a ketogenic or sugar-free diet is to see semi-sweet chocolate on top of the coconut cups rather than 100% dark chocolate.
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21 Ketogenic Bread Recipes [Paleo, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free, Dairy-Free]

Louise Hendon | June 15

These ketogenic bread recipes will allow you to once again enjoy eating bread without all the carbs! We’ve organized them into different types of breads to help you determine which recipe is the one for you. From crackers to full-on slices of bread, we’ve got them all covered!

Just click on one of the sections below to jump straight to those recipes, or feel free to scroll and browse. You can also download the entire list so you can try different recipes in the future as well – just click one of the green buttons below.

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Table Of Contents – Ketogenic Bread Recipes

Nut-Free and Seed-Free Ketogenic Bread Recipes

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We know many of you may have nut allergies or seed allergies, so we’ve intentionally found several nut-free and seed-free ketogenic bread recipes for you to enjoy.

All of the keto bread recipes in this section use coconut flour instead of a nut or seed flour. For most nut-allergy sufferers, coconut flour is a great alternative for baking with. Also, coconut flour is low in carbohydrates so these breads can be enjoyed without kicking you out of ketosis.

If you’re not familiar with coconut flour, then it’s flour made from ground dried coconut meat. Most of the oils is also pressed out of the coconut meat along with the water, so coconut flour is mostly fiber!

When cooking with coconut flour, note that it does not behave like other flours because it doesn’t have hardly any fat or protein in it. So, if you don’t add some sort of binder and some sort of fat to the recipe, then you’ll end up creating something that falls apart and tastes really dry. Most low-carb bread recipes using just coconut flour will also use a lot of eggs as the eggs provide protein and fats to counteract the lack of those components in coconut flour. That’s why bread made using coconut flour can sometimes taste a bit eggy unfortunately.

Cornbread

– A Girl Worth Saving
Paleo Corn Bread
(Photo Credit: Kelly Bejelly from A Girl Worth Saving)
Ingredients: eggs, water, apple cider vinegar, coconut flour, garlic powder, coconut oil, rough ground Celtic sea salt, baking soda

Bacon Jalapeño Bread

– That Paleo Couple
Ingredients: bacon, jalapeños, eggs, ghee, coconut flour, sea salt, baking soda, water

Cinnamon Bread (Contains Dairy)

– Satisfying Eats
Ingredients: coconut flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, organic KAL Stevia or sweetener of choice, eggs, vinegar, sour cream, salted butter, water
*Note that this recipe can be made dairy-free as well – follow the instructions on the recipe.

Crackers and Flat Bread Ketogenic Recipes

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Sometimes, what you want to make is a flat bread or a cracker instead of a regular loaf of bread. Flat breads are great to go with curries or for loading salads on. And crackers are even better. Many people love crunchy textures, and keto crackers are a great way to enjoy some food with a crunch. We highly recommend spreading some guacamole or some liver pate on your crackers so that you can enjoy a delicious and super nutritious (and high fat) snack.

Coconut Flour Flatbread

– The Coconut Mama
Coconut Flat Bread
(Photo Credit: Tiffany from The Coconut Mama)
Ingredients: coconut flour, coconut oil, egg, sea salt, baking powder.

Low Carb Flatbread

– All Day I Dream About Food
Ingredients: almond flour, coconut flour, unflavoured whey protein powder, baking powder, garlic powder, salt, eggs, oil, water.

Savory Italian Crackers

– Paleo Flourish Magazine
Savory Italian Crackers Recipe - Paleo and Ketogenic Recipe
Ingredients: almond flour, egg, olive oil, salt, basil, thyme, oregano, onion powder, garlic powder.

Paleo Cracker-Wafer{y}-Thing

– Paleo on a Budget
Ingredients: almond flour, eggs, water, fresh rosemary, garlic powder, salt, pepper.

Almond Flour Ketogenic Bread Recipes

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If you’re looking for some great ketogenic bread recipes, then almond flour recipes will generally produce the best ones. Almond flour has more fat and more protein than coconut flour. That means the bread produced will be less dry and have a texture closer to regular wheat bread.

Almond flour is pretty easy to buy, but if you don’t have access to it, then you can make your own easily by just food processing some whole almonds. You’ll usually end up with a coarser flour (often called almond meal) than store-bought almond flour, but for most ketogenic recipes, it’ll work just fine.

Other nut flours can be used instead of almond flour as well, or if you want to play around with flavors, you can use a mixture of flours. Popular nut flour options include walnut flour, cashew flour, and pecan flours. However, note that while nuts and seeds are considered very low carb foods, they do still contain some carbohydrates (other than fiber). Check out our table here to see which nuts and seeds you shouldn’t eat too much of on a ketogenic diet.

We often get asked if it’s possible to just take a regular wheat flour bread recipe and switch out the wheat flour and put in coconut (or almond) flour instead. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple of a substitution and that’s why we recommend you follow one of these tried and tested ketogenic bread recipes instead of trying to cobble one together by yourself. If you just want to experiment, then please by all means, go ahead. But you might want to use one of these keto recipes as a starting point in your experiments.

If this is your first foray into making keto bread recipes, then we highly recommend giving this next recipe a try. It’s super easy and super quick to make. The Microwave Paleo Bread uses just 5 ingredients, and it takes just 5 minutes to make. That way, if you don’t like keto bread, you’ll find out very quickly and with very little effort!

Microwave Paleo Bread

– Paleo Flourish Magazine
Paleo Microwave Grain-Free Bread (Gluten-free, Paleo) Recipe
Ingredients: almond flour, baking powder, salt, egg, ghee.

Paleo Herb Bread

– Multiply Delicious
Ingredients: almond flour, coconut flour, golden flaxseed meal, fresh herbs of choice, sea salt, baking soda, eggs, coconut oil, apple cider vinegar.

Simple Loaf of Bread

– Paleo Flourish Magazine
paleo loaf of bread
Ingredients: almond flour, olive oil, almond milk, eggs, baking powder, baking soda, salt.

Bread Recipe

– Health Extremist
Ingredients: coconut flour, almond flour, ground chia seeds or flaxseeds, eggs, coconut oil, apple cider vinegar, sea salt, baking soda.

Primal Sandwich Bread 2.0

– She Cooks He Cleans
Ingredients: almond flour, flaxseed meal, sunflower seeds, baking powder, kosher salt or sea salt, eggs, walnut oil.

Grain Free Loaf Of Bread

– Strictly Paleoish
Grain Free Loaf of Bread
(Photo Credit: Peter from Strictly Paleoish)
Ingredients: almond meal, ground psyllium husk, baking powder, sea salt, egg whites, boiling water.

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Thanksgiving Bread

– My Heart Beets
Thanksgiving Bread Loaf
(Photo Credit: Ashley from My Heart Beets)
Ingredients: ghee, onion, celery, walnuts, almond flour, coconut flour, baking soda, sea salt, sage leaves, fresh rosemary, nutmeg, eggs, chicken broth, bacon strips.

Almond Flax Bread

– Healy Eats Real
Almond Flax Bread
(Photo Credit: Hannah from Healy Eats Real)
Ingredients: almond flour, flax seeds, flax seeds, sea salt, baking soda, eggs, raw cider vinegar, butter.

Other Ketogenic Bread Recipes

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In our search for delicious keto bread recipes, we also found a bunch that didn’t quite fit into the other sections. So instead of throwing them out, we’ve listed them here so that you can give them a try at your leisure. All of these bread recipes use nuts or seeds (other than almond flour) as the base flour.

We’ve also added in a recipe for making bread crumbs – it’s not quite the same as bread, but it’s pretty close, and we thought this keto recipe might come in handy if you wanted to make some to scatter on a salad as a crouton substitute.

The next recipe in this list is very different from the others – this ketogenic bread recipe uses probiotic capsules to create a fermented bread taste. Give it a try if you get a chance as it’s definitely something different!

A quick note about flaxseed meal as it’s used in several ketogenic recipes for bread: We’ve found that flaxseeds, when ground, can go rancid very quickly. That’s why we don’t use it in our own recipes anymore. However, if you want to use flaxseed meal, then we recommend you make your own (just buy flax as a whole seed and then place it into a food processor or a coffee grinder and process well). That way you can use freshly ground flaxseed meal that isn’t rancid in recipes.

Grain Free Cashew “Sourdough” Bread

– The Urban Poser
Ingredients: raw cashews or cashew pieces, water, probiotic capsules, eggs, baking soda, sea salt, egg yolk.

Rosemary Coconut Savoury Bread

– The Saffron Girl
Ingredients: eggs, olive oil, coconut milk, ground rosemary, baking soda, sea salt, flaxmeal, coconut flour.

Bread Crumbs

– Paleo Flourish Magazine
Paleo Bread Crumbs Recipe
Ingredients: almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, salt, egg, ghee.

Cinnamon Swirl Bread (Gluten Free and Low Carb Adaptable)

– Holistically Engineered
Ingredients: sunflower seed butter, sweetener, eggs, vinegar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon.

Grain Free Sandwich Bread

– Colorful Eats
Ingredients: coconut flour, ground golden flaxseed, baking soda, sea salt, eggs, butter, coconut milk, apple cider vinegar or lemon juice.

Cauliflower and Coconut Flour

– The Prime Pursuit
Ingredients: cauliflower, extra virgin olive oil, almond milk, eggs, coconut flour, baking soda, sea salt, garlic powder.

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