Monday, April 9, 2018

Ketoflex Recipe: Kelp Noodles with Chop Suey and Peanut-Miso Sauce

This is a yummy "Chinese Food" version of Ketoflex meal (vegan ketogenic).  I use cooked vegetables in this recipe, but you could go ahead and make a nice cold salad to have a complete "raw vegan" (or close to) Ketoflex meal.


  • Mineral Rich Kelp Noodles (see picture below)
  • 1 Medium Onion, sliced or diced
  • 3 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 Large Carrot, sliced into coins
  • 2 Cups of Green Beans, chopped
  • (Add in or substitute other low-glycemic vegetables of your choice)
  • 1 T. Coconut Oil
  • 1 T. Miso Paste
  • 3 T. Peanut Butter
  • Dash of Umeboshi (Japanese Plum) or Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/8 tsp. Stevia powder
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste (optional)

  1. Heat Coconut Oil in Dutch Oven.  Stir fry Onion, Garlic, Carrot and Green Beans until cooked to taste.
  2. Mix Miso Paste and Peanut Butter until well mixed.  Add in dash of Vinegar and Stevia.  Combine well.
  3. When ready to serve, add in Kelp noodles and stir with vegetables until the noodles are softened up.
  4. Stir in Peanut-Miso Sauce.
  5. Add Salt and Pepper to taste and serve.

Sunday, April 8, 2018

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3-Ingredient Breakfast Cookies
5 Vegan Chinese Dishes/Recipes
5 Vegan Christmas Cakes

Almond Butter Cup Snack (Ketoflex)
Apple-Beans, Stovetop Recipe
Apple Pie Oatmeal
Avocado-Chickpea Hummus (Mexican influence)

Baked Tofu: Maple-Brown Sugar Glazed
Baked Tofu and Spanish Rice
Banana Upside-Down Cake (vegan)
Barley Porridge with Dates and Walnuts
Basil, Red Lentil, Purple Cabbage Borscht
Beets (Roasted) with Raw Walnut Cheese
Black Bean-Kale Soup
Blackberry Bliss (Kombucha shortcut drink)
Blackberry Smoothie Recipes
Blueberry-Carob Macaroon Oatmeal
Blueberry-Lemon Squares (Vegan, GF)
Blueberry NICE Cream on Raspberry Chia Pudding (Vegan, GF)
Braised Red Cabbage Over Sweet Potato (Vegan, GF)
Bread: No-Knead Rye Bread
Breakfast: 3-Ingredient Breakfast Cookies
Breakfast: Apple Pie Oatmeal
Breakfast: Banana-Coconut-Cranberry Oatmeal

Cornbread, with Fresh Corn and Raisins
Cranberry-Orange-Chia Wholefood Muffin Recipe
Crunchy Sunflower Seed Pesto
Curry-Cauliflower Rice Soup (Ketoflex Recipe)

Dark Cherry Chocolate Smoothie (Dr. Michael Greger-approved)
Double Chocolate Black Bean Cookies

Eggplant, Ginger-Garlic

Lemon-Garlic Tonic
Lemony-Blueberry Squares (Vegan, GF)
Lentil Bowl: Mexican Red Lentil Stew with Lime and Cilantro
Lentil Bowl: Mushrooms, Carmelized Onions and Quinoa
Lentil Bowl: Pineapple over Coconut Lime Sweet Potatoes
Lentil Bowl: Savoury Middle East Lentil Bowl
Low Fat Vegan: Butter Tart Oatmeal Porridge
Low Fat Vegan: Good Morning Chia Pudding
Low Fat Vegan: Dark Cherry Chocolate Smoothie
Low Fat Vegan: Lemon Coconut Oatmeal Porridge
Low Fat Vegan: Oat- Wholewheat Carrot Cake
Low Fat Vegan: Orange Oatmeal Walnut Date Brownies
Low Fat Vegan: Spring Frittata

Moroccan Slow-Cooker Vegetables

NEW Canada Food Guide: Cultural Dilemma to Life With Less Meat?

No-Knead Rye Bread Recipe
Non-dairy, Mango Black- and Blueberry Non-Churn Ice Cream
Nut-Jam Toppings for Oatmeal Porridge

Oat- Wholewheat Carrot Cake (Low Fat Vegan)
Oodles of Noodles and Zoodles: How To Spiralize Zucchini Noodles
Orange Oatmeal Walnut Date Brownies (Low Fat Vegan)

Roasted Carrot Sticks
Roasted Plum Jam
Roast Potato-Pepper Comfort Soup

Salad: Jill's Tangy Chickpea Salad
Salted Almond Butter Cup Snack (Ketoflex)
Smoothie/Shake: Blackberry Smoothie Recipes
Smoothie/Shake: Chocolate-Peanut Butter-Coconut-Blackberry (Ketoflex)
Smoothie/Shake: Dark Cherry Chocolate Smoothie
Snack: Collard Broccoli Sprouts (Ketoflex)
Snack: Salted AlmondButter Cup (Ketoflex)
Soup: Basil, Red Lentil, Purple Cabbage Borscht
Soup: Black Bean-Kale
Soup: Chickpea-Carrot Curry
Soup: Chunky Three Sisters (Corn, Squash, Tomatoes)
Soup: Curry-Cauliflower Rice (Ketoflex)
Soup: Get Well Soon- Rice and Bean Wellness Soup
Soup: Roast Potato-Pepper Comfort Soup
Soup: Tomato-Bean
Soup: Vegan Boxing Day Stew
Soup: Zupa (Veggie Soup in a Soup)
Spiralizing: How To Make Zucchini Noodles
Spring Frittata
Stew: Vegan Boxing Day Soup
Stovetop Apple Beans
Sunflower Seed Pesto
Sweet Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts, Best Roasted Recipe
Sweet Potatoes with Brazed Red Cabbage (Vegan, GF)

Sweet Treat: Banana Upside-Down Cake
Sweet Treat: Blueberry NICE Cream on Raspberry Chia Pudding
Sweet Treat: Cashew Cheesecake Balls
Sweet Treat: Champorado: Filippino Chocolate Sticky Rice
Sweet Treat: Chocolate Cake, vegan
Sweet Treat: Christmas Shortbreads, Vegan, Slapdash Recipe
Sweet Treat: Chocolate-Chia-Banana-Avocado Parfait
Sweet Treat: Chocolate Chip Chick Pea Cookies
Sweet Treat: Chocolate Mousse (with Avocado, Vegan)
Sweet Treat: Dark Cherry Chocolate Smoothie
Sweet Treat: Double Chocolate Black Bean Cookies (GF, Vegan)
Sweet Treat: Fig Jam Recipes
Sweet Treat: Ginger-Grape Jam
Sweet Treat: Good Morning Chia Pudding
Sweet Treat: NonDairy Mango Black- and Blueberry no-churn Ice Cream
Sweet Treat: Oat-Wholewheat Carrot Cake
Sweet Treat: Orange Oatmeal Walnut Date Brownies (Low Fat Vegan, GF)
Sweet Treat: Salted Almond Butter Cup Snack (Ketoflex)

Tofu, Baked and Glazed with Maple-Brown Sugar
Tofu, Baked with Spanish Rice
Tofu Stroganoff, with Veggies

Tomato-Bean Soup

Upside-down Banana Cake (Vegan)

Vegan Cheese Recipes: Bree and Smoky Bree
Vegan Chinese Recipes (5)
Vegan Christmas Cakes (5)
Vegan Classic Roast or Burger Recipe
Vegan Shortbread Cookies
Vegan Squash Enchalada Tubbies
Vegan Stew made in the Instant Pot
Veggie Tofu Stroganoff

Wrap: Collard-Broccoli Sprout-Tahini (Ketoflex)

Zucchini Pasta: How To Spiralize, Make Zucchini Noodles
Zupa Soup (Veggie Soup in a Soup)

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Keto Flex Recipe: Collard Leaf Wraps (Snack)

These are tasty and really really really easy to put together Collard Sprout Wraps.

I  stuffed the wraps with Broccoli Sprouts (low carb, high in liver-supporting sulfur compounds) but if you aren't into sprouting, you can use broccoli slaw (sold in bags).


  • Collard Leaves (I removed the tough spine and tore into small pieces for wraps that were about two bites worth)
  • 1- 2  C. Broccoli Sprouts
  • 1/4 to 1/2 C. Tahini
  • Juice from 1 Lime
  • 1- 2 Garlic Cloves (or powder)
Mince the garlic, if using, and add it and the lime to the Tahini, mixing until pretty much homogenous.

You can add the sauce to the sprouts and mix, or use it as a sort of dipping sauce for the rolls.  I mixed them all up together, and rolled it up into the little collard pieces.  It was yummy and satisfying.


Monday, April 2, 2018

Ketoflex Recipe: Chocolate-Coconut-Peanut Butter-Blackberry Shake

This very densely nutritious (i.e.,fills you up) Ketoflex shake is a combined recipe of the breakfast smoothie that I generally have every morning thanks to Chris Wark's anti-cancer regimen, and the keto ingredients (coconut milk, cacao, and peanut butter).

I am satisfied that Chris Wark's recipe is low-carb enough and high fibre enough to be a good fit for this superfood shake / smoothie.  At the time I write this I am still struggling with the fat adapting part of this diet.  The original recipe did not have any fruit or berries in it and tasted quite flat and a little bitter.  

So, I tweaked it with Chris Wark's recipe and with a cup of frozen blackberries from my fridge.

If you are already using a ketogenic way of eating, you will know that you can work out your own fats+ proteins+ carbs ratio that fits for you.  If you are not on a vegan ketogenic diet, you can go to the tab above and click on My Ketoflex Recipes and read a little about what they are about.


Put the following into a blender carafe:

  • 2 T. Chia or Flax Seed
  • 1 teaspoon Moringa (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon mixed Sea Vegetable flakes (your choice-- for minerals)
  • 1/3 C. Full-fat Coconut Milk (from a can)
  • 2 C. Water
Wash the following and chop up before adding to the carafe:
  • 1 inch of fresh Ginger
  • Apple (cored and chopped)
  • 1 handful fresh Cilantro
  • 2 Celery ribs
Add last:
  • 1 C. blackberries (I used frozen berries-- you might want to use ice cubes if you don't have frozen berries)
  • 1/8-1/4 teaspoon Stevia powder
Blend up and drink.  Makes enough for two good-size adult shakes.


Sunday, April 1, 2018

Ketoflex Recipe: Curry Cauliflower Rice Soup - Vegan -

Today we were taking turmeric and honey every hour (half a spoon full of a 5 T. honey/2 T. Tumeric mix) to build our immunity.  This wonderful immunity soup (curry is packed with those wonderful Indian herbs like turmeric and cumin with their medicinal benefits just slightly overshadowed by their warm electric flavours) seemed like a natural supper dish!

This one of those warming soups-- I am not a big fan of HOT curry, but I love a mild curry that is kind of like coming in from a frigid walk in the winter and putting your feet up on the oven door (somehow can't believe we used to do that).

The original recipe gave options for the oil used.  I chose coconut oil, since there is also coconut milk in here, and it seemed like a good idea to carry through with the "tropical" theme.

I also subbed baby spinach for the kale that it called for.  It is a very light and lithesome soup.  It is the kind of soup I like to sip when I am feeling not quite 100%.

But apart from that I used the same recipe as the author posted over at Simple Healthy Kitchen.  Go on over and get the recipe and make yourself some delightfully tasty, warming curried cauliflower rice soup!

Check out my other Ketoflex (Ketogenic Vegan) Recipes HERE.

Ketoflex Recipe: Breakfast Bowl Deluxe

We are a big oatmeal-eating family so naturally we checked out to see where oatmeal falls in a ketogenic diet.... and YAY, a "moderate" amount of oatmeal is okay!  We are not quite sure what moderate IS, so we also loaded the bowl up with bonafide ketoflex fruits and fats (no refined sugars).  These are low-glycemic fruits.  Lilly's chocolate chips are sweetened with Stevia.  If you feel guilty about this not being terribly strict, you can look at it as a transitional dish! It's all good!

So, to make a bowl like this, you can organize the following:

  • soup ladel scoop of Steel-cut Oats, well cooked with some added coconut shreds
  • Lilly's Dark Chocolate Chips (they melt on the hot porridge... yum)
  • Fill up rest of space with a foundation of Coconut Yogurt (NOT dairy-- soy or almond yogurt are also fine.  Choose un-sweetened or sweetened with Stevia is okay
  • Dried Apricots, unsweetened, unsulphured (these are Turkish), chopped and briefly soaked in hot water to soften, if desired, or just unsoaked
  • Peeled Ruby Grapefruit segments... go crazy!
  • Fresh Strawberries, ripe
  • (Other berries can be substituted)
  • Sprinkling of Pepitas (shelled pumpkin seeds)
  • The amber-caramel-y Syrup you see is actually an antibiotic mix of Turmeric and Honey (5 T. Honey to 2 T. Turmeric, well-blended.  About 1 T. was used in this because we are fighting off the flu in our household-- probably not recommended as part of the Ketoflex diet I'm guessing).

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