Cookies with frosting

Labor Day Keto Picnic Plan!

Labor Day – time for one more picnic before summer ends. Here are some keto treats to enjoy with your family this Labor Day.

Menu

Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers 4.5:1

Mac & Cheese 3.5:1

Entrée Chicken Caesar Salad 3:1

Vanilla Almond Cut-Out Cookies 4.1:1 with White Chocolate Frosting 3.2:1

 

Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers 4.5:1

Ingredients
  • 28g KetoVie Café Cheddar Dough (1 dough ball)
  • 25g butter, room temp (6 tsp)
  • 13g Peter Pan No Sugar Added Peanut Butter (2½ tsp)
Directions

Preheat oven to 350° F.
Knead thawed dough ball and divide evenly into 14 smaller balls, 2g each.
Roll each ball between your hands until smooth.
Press between two sheets of parchment paper using a tortilla press or roll thin with a rolling pin.
Gently lift flattened dough and place on an ungreased baking sheet.
Bake 5-6 minutes or until edges start to brown. Remove from oven and let cool.
Using a butter knife, whisk together butter and peanut butter.
On 7 crackers, spread 1 tsp each, then top each with the remaining crackers.

Nutrition
Per Recipe Per Serving
Ketogenic Ratio 4.5:1 4.5:1
Calories 395 395
Net Carbs, g 2.4 2.4
Protein, g 6.4 6.4
Fat, g 39.3 39.3

Mac and Cheese

Mac & Cheese 3.5:1

Ingredients
  • 31g KetoVie Café Wholesome 3.5:1 Bread
  • 27g unsalted butter
  • 36g sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 60g tofu shirataki noodles
  • 15g heavy cream
Directions

Rinse and drain noodles in cold water. Pat dry.
Combine noodles, shredded cheese, cream and half of the butter.
Place in small baking container and bake for 25 minutes at 350° F.
Toast and crumble bread in a bowl, mix with remaining butter.
Sprinkle over mac and cheese, place under broiler until browned.

Nutrition
Per Recipe Per Serving
Ketogenic Ratio 3.5:1 3.5:1
Calories 537 537
Net Carbs, g 2.4 2.4
Protein, g 12 12
Fat, g 51.7 51.7

Chicken Ceasar Salad

Entrée Chicken Caesar Salad 3:1

Ingredients
  • 50g KetoVie Café Wholesome 3.5:1 Bread (1 roll)
  • 19g olive oil (1 Tbs + 1 tsp)
  • 60g romaine lettuce (1¼ cup, shredded)
  • 25g chicken breast, cooked (3 Tbs, shredded)
  • 5g Parmesan cheese, (1 Tbs, shredded)
  • 20g salad dressing, creamy Italian, Marie’s® (1½ Tbs)
  • Optional: salt, pepper, garlic powder, Italian seasonings
Directions

Weigh all ingredients.
Cut thawed Wholesome 3.5:1 Bread into cubes.
Use a small portion of olive oil in a heated frying pan and toast bread cubes for croutons. Season croutons with salt and pepper or garlic powder and Italian seasoning.
Assemble salad with lettuce, chicken, Parmesan cheese and croutons. Top with dressing and any remaining olive oil.

Nutrition
Per Recipe Per Serving
Ketogenic Ratio 3:1 3:1
Calories 567 567
Net Carbs, g 1.9 1.9
Protein, g 16.4 16.4
Fat, g 55 55

Cookies with frosting

Vanilla Almond Cut-Out Cookies 4.1:1

Ingredients
  • 5g butter (about 1 tsp)
  • 10g egg, raw, mixed well (about 2 tsp)
  • 1g vanilla extract (about ¼ tsp)
  • 0.5g almond extract (about ⅛ tsp)
  • 2-3 drops liquid stevia (optional)
  • 28g KetoVie Café Kwik Mix (about ¼ cup)
Directions

Preheat oven to 350°.
Line a small baking tray with parchment paper.
Weigh the butter, melt and allow to cool slightly.
Weigh the egg and mix well with cooled butter.
Add vanilla extract, almond extract and 2-3 drops liquid stevia for added sweetness.
Add wet ingredients to Kwik Mix and stir well until a smooth dough ball is formed.
Place dough ball on the baking tray. Use your hands or the back of a spoon to press the dough into a round cookie shape or use your favorite holiday cut-out shapes.
Depending on the cut-out size, you may be able to make 2 small cookies.
Bake for 7-8 minutes.

Decorate with White Chocolate Frosting 3.2:1

Nutrition
Per Recipe Per Serving
Ketogenic Ratio 4.1:1 4.1:1
Calories 172 172
Net Carbs, g 1.3 1.3
Protein, g 2.9 2.9
Fat, g 17.2 17.2

 

 White Chocolate Frosting 3.2:1

Ingredients
  • 3g Davinci Gourmet® SF White Chocolate Syrup (about 1 tsp)
  • 5g unsweetened almond milk (about 1 tsp)
  • 15g Philadelphia® Cream Cheese (about 1 Tbs)
Directions

Weigh ingredients and whisk together until smooth and thickened.Apply to KetoVie Café Kwik Mix cut-out cookie, Vanilla Almond Cut-Out Cookies recipe, or another KetoVie Café Kwik Mix baked treat.Vanilla Almond Cut-Out Cookie with White Chocolate Frosting provides:
ratio 3.9:1; calories 226; net carb 1.3; pro 4.0Tip: Use a drop of all natural food coloring to make creative designs with your frosting.
You can prepare in larger batches and freeze for later use.

Nutrition
Per Recipe Per Serving
Ketogenic Ratio 3.2:1 3.2:1
Calories 54 54
Net Carbs, g 0.5 0.5
Protein, g 1.1 1.1
Fat, g 5.2 5.2

 

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