An Unmeasured Approach: The NYTimes’ Spinach Artichoke Dip

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The NYTimes’ has a great low-carb, keto-friendly recipe for spinach artichoke dip. Hooray!

Unfortunately, in my hunger and excitement, I did not have the patience to measure out the ingredients. So, for this meal (Ben and I ate it for dinner – he with bread and potato chips, I with a lowcarb tortilla and strips of bacon), I kinda just eyeballed the amounts until I thought things looked (and tasted) good.

Find the recipe here. A couple more pics of how mine turned out, plus a couple of notes after the cut.

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Quickie Trick for Reheating Leftovers: Salami Cups

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Not exactly a recipe, but here’s a little something I made for breakfast the other day – leftovers reheated in little cups made of salami. Just pop the salami in a muffin tin, fill with whatever low-carb, keto-friendly leftover you have on hand, top with cheese, and pop in the a 350 degree oven for ten minutes until the cheese has melted and the leftovers are reheated. More pics after the cut.

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Foods I Hath Wrought

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Mashed roasted cauliflower with olive oil and fresh basil.

I haven’t posted a recipe in ages. Here’s why: I’ve been cheating on keto like a total jerk. Stuff happened. All kinds of stuff. There were cakes and chips and some champagne. There were bags of mini candies. One time, there was a pizza. Forgive me.

Still, plagued by intermittent guilty feelings and the desire to do anything other than look at a screen, I have managed to cook myself the occasional keto meal over the last few months, and do quickie posts to Instagram. I’ve found that this process provides a pretty satisfying illusion of keeping healthy. Isn’t that what the Internet has taught us: that it’s the illusion that matters? If you’ve got a different takeaway, I don’t know what Internet you’re looking at.

Anywho, how about some pics of some keto meals I made?

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