Monday, May 17th – Sunday, May 23rd Book Club Menu

I am not a nutritionist or a chef. I’m just a mom that knows what flavors I like and that my family likes. The recipes that I’m sharing this week are some that David has made for dinner. Others are taken from this cookbook which is my May Book Club Pick. I will share the changes or additions I’ve made to the recipes and what page the recipes are on. As a blogger I understand that the author of the cookbook makes her money/livelihood through book sales. I will not share the recipe on my blog. I hope my readers will understand. This is a character decision for me. Keto Instant Pot is the May book and it’s not only a beautiful book but it has all kinds of recipes. I will be using it for the entire month of May. I hope you decide to join my book club as we cook our way through gluten free and low carb recipes. Sometimes we even have wine! ! This is just a sample menu from the May book. Feel free to cook your way through the cookbook but please tag me in your pictures! I LOVE to see your beautiful presentation!

Monday – 13.7 total net carbs for the day 

Breakfast – 1 net carbs

  • Poached Egg – 0 net carbs (These are the egg cups that I use to get perfectly poached eggs every time! Bring 1″ of water to a boil on high. Set silicone egg cup in the water with the egg already in it. Make sure to really spray the silicone cup so that the egg doesn’t stick! Turn heat down to medium. Boil for 5 minutes covered. Remove egg cup with a slotted spoon. I put my sausage patty on top of the egg and then flip over! It makes it a little easier 
  • Canadian Bacon – 1 net carbs (read the label … some are one, some are zero, some go up to three. Buy the one with the fewest carbs!)
  • Coffee (if you use cream try to use heavy cream there aren’t any carbs. If you use sugar or a sweetener try to use Stevia or a Swerve

Lunch – 0.8 net carbs

  • Healing Bone Broth (cookbook page 320) 0.8 net carbs
  • Diet soda / Sparkling water 

Snacks – 4.4 net carbs

  • English Tea with 2 Tablespoons of heavy cream and liquid stevia (it’s delicious!) 0 net carbs
  • 1/2 Avocado – 1 net carb
  • 5pm HAPPY HOUR Glass (147 grams) of Chardonnay – 3.4 net carbs

Monday Dinner (Meatless) – 7.5 net carbs

  • Broccoli & Brie Soup – 6 net carbs (cookbook page 108)
  • Drop Biscuit – 1.5 net carbs (March cookbook page 72 ) 

Tuesday Dinner – 14.4 total net carbs for the day

  • Mexican Beef Soup (cookbook page 134) 4 net carbs
  • Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice (from April’s cookbook page 243) – 4.2 net carbs or use frozen cauliflower rice 

Wednesday Dinner – 10.3 total net carbs for the day

  • Ranch Mini Meatloaves (cookbook page 159) .8 net carbs
  • Caesar Salad (I like to use these kits and throw out the dressing. I only put the croutons on David’s salad since they’re not gluten free) – 1 net carb
  • Caesar Salad Dressing (April cookbook page 74) 0.3 net carbs
  • Canned Green Beans – 2 net carbs

Thursday Dinner – 15.2 total net carbs for the day

  • Baked Pork Chops: season with avocado oil, cumin and dried Oregano. cover evenly. Cook in oven for 400 degrees for 40 minutes DO NOT FLIP. – 0 net carbs
  • Nutty Noodles (cookbook page 84) – 6 net carbs 
  • Broccoli Normandy – 3 net carbs

Friday Dinner 19.2 total net carbs for the day

  • Pork Lettuce Cups (cookbook page 186) – 7 net carbs
  • Cauliflower fried rice (from April’s cookbook page 242) 6 net carbs or you can get the Green Giant frozen fried rice just add some Gluten Free soy sauce!
  • Extra Side for Non-Keto Followers: Gluten Free Dumplings

Saturday – 11.7 total net carbs for the day

  • Chicken Asparagus Rolls (cookbook page 234) 3 net carbs
  • Creamed Spinach (April cookbook page 244) 2.5 net carbs

Sunday Dinner – 12.6 total net carbs for the day

  • Pork Roast (cookbook page 196) 4 net
  • Parmesan Asparagus (March cookbook page 211) 2.4 net carbs
  • Extra Side: Green Giant Frozen Cauliflower Risotto

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