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Loaded Pimento Dip

This loaded pimento cheese spread is simple to make and perfect for a holiday party. Or for an afternoon Real Housewives marathon. Let’s eat.

Loaded pimento cheese spread:

4 oz cream cheese

1/3 cup mayo

1/3 cup chopped bacon

4 oz drained pimento

8 oz shredded sharp cheese

McCormick garlic ranch, onion powder and Redmond Real Salt to taste.

Quick and easy. And you can’t beat a good dip.

Mix, chill, and eat.

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Drop It Like It’s “TOT” casserole

Cauli-tots:

One of my favorite keto discoveries. Super simple and versatile, and in this instance – the bulk of the recipe.

1 bag of riced cauliflower (Green Giant) steamed and cooled

1 egg

1 cup of shredded cheese

1 tsp of mustard

Salt and pepper

1 tbsp of heavy cream

Mix all of your ingredients, scoop into a mini muffin pan and bake at 350 for 25 minutes. Then raise temp to 425 and bake another 5 minutes.

Cheeseburger mixture:

1 pound of cooked ground beef

4 oz of cream cheese

1 small can of chopped green chilies (optional – we like the spice)

1/3 cup of sour cream

1 cup of shredded pepper jack cheese

Salt, pepper and McCormick’s Garlic ranch (all seasonings are to taste, I don’t measure)

Mix all of the ingredients on low heat until melted.

Casserole:

1. Spray an 8×8 square pan.

2. Layer your cauli-tots, the meat mixture, top with more shredded cheese and crumbled bacon. Repeat layers.

3. Bake for 25 minutes at 350.

Enjoy.

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Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites

1 pound of chicken tenders (cut in to bite sized pieces)

1/2 cup of Swerve brown sugar

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp paprika

1 pound of bacon (cut in half)

Instructions:

1. Cut chicken tenders into bite size pieces.

2. Mix brown sugar and seasonings (to taste).

3. Roll chicken in the mixture and then wrap in 1/2 piece of bacon. Place seam down on a foil lined pan.

4. Bake for 10-12 minutes at 350, then flip chicken pieces over and bake for another 10.

Enjoy.

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Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

1 package Great Low Carb rotini pasta (cooked and cooled) – I buy my Great Low Carb from Amazon, check for deals! http://www.amazon.com/shop/strickley.keto

2 cups sliced dill pickles

8 oz diced Colby jack cheese

4 tbsp fresh dill

Dressing:

1 cup @dukes_mayonnaise

1/3 cup sour cream

1/2 cup pickle juice

Seasoning – I used McCormick’s garlic ranch, salt, and pepper.

Right before serving, I added chopped bacon and extra dill. Let’s eat.

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Green Bean Casserole

With meal prepped ground beef on Sunday, this meal is ready in under 30 minutes. It’s perfect for a holiday get together or for a day when you’re wearing your pants inside out. Let’s eat.

8 oz (cooked) ground beef

1 can of green beans (drained)

4 oz cream cheese

1/2 cup shredded cheese

4 tbsp fried onions

Salt, pepper, garlic.

Mix all the ingredients, leaving out 2 tbsp of the fried onions. Bake in a sprayed 8 x 8 dish for 15 minutes at 400 degrees. Remove the pan from the oven and add remaining 2 tbsp of onions. Bake an additional 5-7 minutes until the top is crispy.

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Hoosier Ham Balls

This is a holiday favorite in our house. But it also works for days of the week where you want to strut a little in the kitchen.

2 cups of ham (I used bone-in ham leftovers from the freezer) chopped in the food processor

1 lb ground pork

2 eggs

3/4 cup of parm

1/4 cup tomato sauce

1 tbsp Swerve brown sugar (http://www.amazon.com/shop/strickley.keto) use what you have, but this one is my favorite. Hands down

1 tsp apple cider vinegar

To taste – Onion powder, ground mustard, salt, pepper and a smidge paprika.

Mix and form balls. I baked these for 20 minutes at 350. Brushed them with sauce (@sbrbbq no sugar sauce and Swerve brown sugar. Baked 10 minutes.