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Let’s Catch UP!

Time. Flies. I never intended on not posting recipes for this long! Life has a funny way of taking over, especially when epilepsy and keto are in the drivers seat.  Here’s what has been happening over the past few months… I got to go to Disneyland on my birthday! I even ran into another keto […]

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pressed cookies (using coconut flour)

I have modified the coconut cutout cookie recipe to use a cookie press that i have.  It turned out great, but for some reason, it works better on some shapes than others.  but it was fun making the cookies and clara sure was happy to see  them… Ingredients 1/4C (28g) coconut flour 1/4t (0.3g) baking soda 1/16t […]

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rice krispie treats – gingerbread man

i got a late email last night from one of the moms from Clara’s class.  She was nice enough to let me know that she made some rice kris pie treats with her daughter, and whether clara will be able to eat it.  She said they will be sharing with the class today.  this took […]

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layered cake

A halloween recipe recreated from Parenting.com.  this will work with any occasion by changing colors of the cream. I have used the basic chocolate cake and whipped cream  (1/4cup heavy cream, 1t Truvia, few drops of orange food coloring, 1/8t orange flavor-i used simply organic orange flavor, but please check with your dietitian before using this) You can […]

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BOO chips

this is not a new recipe.  i just modified tortilla chips by cutting the chips into ghost shapes. you will find little smiles when you pack these for lunch.  have fun with any halloween shaped mini cookie cutters.  (Shown here with crab dip) if you are not serving with a dip, sprinkle a pinch of salt before […]

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basic chocolate cake (with coconut flour)

Approximate Ratio 2:1 Calories for the  whole batch approximately 360 Total carb for the whole batch 8.5g this is a basic nut-free chocolate cake recipe that can be used to make layered cakes or mini cupcakes.  i’m trying a lot of nut-free recipes these days since clara’s school doesn’t allow nuts… this makes perfect cupcakes […]

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coconut cutout cookies

these cookies are great for  making any shape cookies… nut-free, so perfect for school treats! Ingredients 1/4C (28g) coconut flour 1/4t (0.3g) baking soda 1/16t (0.3g) sea salt 2T (28g) butter 1T (14g) coconut oil 2T (27g) Truvia 1/2 (25g) egg 1/4t (2g) vanilla extract Directions Mix coconut flour, baking soda, and salt.  set aside. […]

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High Fiber Rolls from the *3rd International Symposium*

Hello from The Charlie Foundation’s  Third International Symposium: Dietary Therapy for Epilepsy & Other Neurological Disorders! I have been on the quest to make ketogenic bread since The Keto Cookbook.  I FINALLY figured out a recipe that not only provides much-needed fiber, but is super easy to modify for ANY RATIO!  These can be made […]

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parmesan crisps

clara went to whole foods with my husband and brought home a box of parmesan crisps.  she loved it so much, i looked for it next time i was there… but they said it was a promotional item and they no longer carry them.  the person who works at the cheese section told me you […]

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Epilepsy & The Ketogenic Diet at School

My mom, Arlene, has been a Registered Nurse (RN) for almost 40 years.  Through her career she has worked in the OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Med Surgery, Oncology, and Dialysis.  For the last 16 years she has been the school nurse in the same elementary school where I attended as a child.  During her time in school, […]

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