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The Place to Help You Make Your Keto or Low Carb Lifestyle Successful with Recipes and Information

My Productive Backyard was intended to be all about gardens and chickens with some cooking thrown into the mix but I have been eating low carb or Keto (back and forth as needed) and it has helped me SO MUCH that I wanted to share the great recipes and tips I am learning.

My Productive Backyard

I am so thankful for this WOE (way of eating)(or you could call it WOL; way of life).

It has changed my health in so many ways. That will be its own post sometime! 🙂 Until then. . . . 

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Walmart Grab and Go Low Carb Keto Items

Forgot your lunch? Need a snack? Here is a list so you can grab and go! Nutrition labels included!

76 Low Carb Keto Crunchy Snacks

Chips, Crackers, Granola and More! Sweet and Savory! Homemade and Products to Purchase!

3 Ingredient Keto Crock Pot Meatballs

3 Ingredient Keto Crock Pot Meatballs; Gluten Free, Low Carb, Simple and Delicious!

The Biggest Best Low Carb Keto Shopping List for ALDI

Includes 600+ pictures, 200+ nutrition labels and sections for Strict Keto and Dirty Keto/Low Carb! Free printables!

82 Freezer Meal Prep Low Carb Keto Tips and Recipes

Simple tips for a stocked freezer to make meal prep and healthy eating easy!

Hundreds of Low Carb Keto Camping Recipes and Ideas

What to pack in the cooler, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks! Campfire, grill and camping stove ideas. Even S’mores!!

Hundreds of Low Carb Keto Lunch Recipes and Ideas

Ideas for eating out of a cooler, a lunch bag or refrigerator; some to be warmed and some to eat cold.

Deluxe Keto Chicken Salad

Deluxe Keto Chicken Salad is a creamy and nutritious blend of chicken, cheese, pecans, capers and seasonings combined for perfect Keto macros and flavor!

Easy Homemade Alfredo Sauce

Easy Homemade Alfredo Sauce is Quick, Easy, Low Carb, Gluten Free, Thick and Delicious!

69 Low Carb Keto Breakfast Recipes

Eggs, Cereals, Smoothies, Donuts, Bagels, Biscuits, Pancakes, Waffles, Savory and Sweet Dishes!

Low Carb Gluten Free Sausage Balls

Low Carb Gluten Free Sausage Balls are a great breakfast or appetizer!

11 Low Carb Keto Pizza Recipes

Satisfy your pizza cravings with this collection of low carb and gluten free pizza options; some with crust and others in a dish!

25 Low Carb Keto Salad and Salad Dressing Recipes

Green Salads, Protein Salads, Broccoli, “Potato”, and “Macaroni” Salad, Coleslaw and Even Dressings!

Hundreds of Low Carb Keto Comfort Food Recipes

Hundreds of Low Carb Keto Comfort Food Recipes: Pastas, Pizzas, Breads, Meats, Vegetables, Snacks, Sandwiches, Soups and of course Sweets!

Dollar Tree Low Carb and Keto Items

Over 125 items from strict Keto to Low Carb with nutrional information included!

124 Motivational Quotes for Eating Right

Choose a few or several to motivate you to eat to be healthy! With free printable!

Crock Pot Steak Fajitas

Crock Pot Steak Fajitas is not your normal crock pot steak and peppers dish!

Gluten Free Salmon Cakes

Gluten Free Salmon Cakes are fancy enough for company but easy enough for any day; they are also low carb and dairy free.

Low Carb Keto Products to Buy on Amazon

Hundreds of Ideas to Make your Shopping Quick and Easy! 10 Sections; Food, Supplements, Books, Cookbooks, Apparel, Supplies for Bulletproof Coffee, Meal Prep, Keto, Baking & the Kitchen

Chicken Echilada Casserole

Chicken Echilada Casserole is a low carb version of a favorite recipe!

61 Low Carb Keto Casseroles

Recipes for Low Carb Keto Breakfast, Beef, Chicken, Seafood and Side Dish Casseroles!

Keto Philly Cheesesteak Casserole

Keto Philly Cheesesteak Casserole; a classic made with the ease of a casserole for a family pleasing dinner; be sure to make enough for leftovers!

Low Carb Zippy Horseradish Meat Sauce

A quick to mix up, low carb, zippy, tangy, creamy dipping sauce for any meat!

Low Carb Stuffed Peppers

Low Carb Stuffed Peppers are gluten free, low carb, keto, freezable, stuffed peppers! Stuffed with ground beef, cauliflower rice, sauce and cheese!

Low Carb No Sugar Homemade BBQ Sauce

Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Low Carb, No Added Sugar BBQ Sauce!

Low Carb Jalapeno Cheese Biscuits

Low Carb Jalapeno Cheese Biscuits: Just 6 simple ingredients to stir and bake for quick delicious low carb, gluten free biscuits!

Beginner Keto Low Carb Shopping List with Tips

All you need to know about what to buy for the Keto or Low Carb Way of Eating

Creamy Broccoli Cauliflower Salad

Creamy Broccoli Cauliflower Salad is a lot like Amish Salad but without the sugar!

How to Make Easy to Peel Hard Boiled Eggs

How to Make Easy to Peel Hard Boiled Eggs: Nothing added; just water, eggs and ice. Step by Step with video

44 Low Carb Crock Pot Meals

A collection of 44 Low Carb Crock Pot Meals to make your mealtime easier.

Cabbage and Smoked Sausage

Cabbage and Smoked Sausage is a delicious one dish meal with just 4 ingredients and can be on the table in 30 minutes or less

Skillet Chicken Florentine

Skillet Chicken Florentine is a gluten free, low carb delicious one skillet dinner with 6 simple ingredients!

Low Carb Taco Pie

Low Carb Taco Pie is low carb, gluten free, kid friendly delicious and quick and easy with only 5 simple ingredients!

Low Carb Beefy Cabbage Soup

Low Carb Beefy Cabbage Soup is a great make ahead meal.

46 Low Carb Keto Fathead Dough Recipes

No need to miss out on the old carb filled favorites with this dough! Sweet, Savory and lots of pizza recipes too!

Keto Meat and Vegetable Foil Packets for Grill, Campfire or Oven

Almost endless combination options of meat, vegetables, seasonings and fats to make a delicious, all in one “dish” dinner. Perfect for a make your own meal.

79 Low Carb Keto Vegetable Side Dish Recipes

Recipes for 12 low carb vegetables to compliment your dinner!

Scrambled Egg Muffins

Scrambled Egg Muffins are a delicious grab and go breakfast!

22 Low Carb Keto Easter Brunch Buffet Recipes

Recipes to please your guests with a good selection of sweet and savory, breakfast foods and appetizers

43 Low Carb Keto Zucchini Recipes

Only 3 Net Carbs per serving, Full of Vitamins and Minerals and Many Health Benefits! Main Dishes, Side Dishes, Zoodles and even Baking!

72 Low Carb Keto Skillet Recipes

Main Dishes, Sides, Breakfast and even Desserts!
A one dish meal is so simple and easy!

51 Low Carb Keto Pumpkin Spice Fall Recipes

Your Pumpkin Spice dreams are about to come true! Latte, Frappuccino, Pancakes, Syrup, Cake, Cookies, Custard, Pie, Ice Cream, Donuts, Muffins, Cheesecake, even Soup!

57 Low Carb Keto Grill Recipes

Memorial Day, Father’s Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Any Day! Low Carb & Keto Beef, Chicken, Pork, Seafood, Vegetables!

24 Low Carb Keto Condiments, Sauces, Mixes and Dressings

All you need to dress your food healthy and delicious!

50 Low Carb Keto Ground Beef Recipes

Inexpensive but Delicious Ground Beef is the Star Here!

91 Low Carb Keto Appetizer Recipes

Savory and Sweet! Finger Foods for any get together, holiday, potluck or family gathering!

10 Best Low Carb Keto Bark Recipes

Easy recipes for quick and delicious dessert any time!

10 Low Carb Keto Recipes for Hard Boiled Eggs

Great Ideas to Use Hard Boiled Eggs after Easter--or any time!

33 Low Carb Keto Cookie Recipes

No need to cheat when you want a cookie! Here is a cookie recipe for any occasion!

33 Low Carb Keto Cabbage Recipes

A Powerhouse of Vitamins, Minerals and Fiber, Filling and Delicious! It also supports the immune and digestive system!

47 Low Carb Keto Soups and Chilis

A delicious collection of hearty, low carb and gluten free soups and chilis!

78 Dairy Free Low Carb Keto Recipes

Ideas for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and even Soups, Condiments and Desserts!

Over 200 Low Carb Keto Meal Ideas

Ideas for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Sides, Snacks, Breads, Desserts and even Condiments; We've got you covered!

43 Low Carb Keto Holiday Meal Ideas

Turkey and All the Fixin’s to Make Your Holiday Meal Complete While Staying Low Carb or Keto

Crock Pot Spinach Artichoke Chicken

Crock Pot Spinach Artichoke Chicken is a low carb and gluten free easy crock pot meal

Baked Cabbage and Onions

Baked Cabbage and Onions is a simple to prepare, low carb, Keto, gluten free side dish the whole family will enjoy.

Velvet Pork Chops

Velvet Pork Chops: The very best way to eat pork chops; tender with a flavorful, low carb, gluten free gravy!

Balsamic Grilled Chicken

Balsamic Grilled Chicken; A tender, flavorful chicken freezer meal that so simple to assemble, Keto, low carb, gluten free, dairy free, paleo and Whole 30!

Lemon Dill Shrimp and Zucchini Noodles

Lemon Dill Shrimp and Zucchini Noodles is a light, fresh seafood dish made with shrimp, zoodles and a touch of lemon and dill. It an easy, quick skillet meal.

Broccoli and Cauliflower Cheesy Bake

Healthy vegetables in a cheesy sauce but also simple and quick to put together for a side dish the whole family will love!

Low Carb Crock Pot Chicken & Cream Cheese Sauce

Low Carb Crock Pot Chicken & Cream Cheese Sauce is the convenience of the crock pot, tender chicken, creamy sauce, low carb and gluten free!

Thai Curried Chicken with Broccoli

Thai Curried Chicken with Broccoli is a low carb, gluten free, dairy free, delicious skillet meal!

Zucchini Noodles Parmesan

Zucchini Noodles Parmesan is a low carb, gluten free, quick and easy side dish!

Crock Pot Broccoli Cauliflower Cheese Soup

Crock Pot Broccoli Cauliflower Cheese Soup is perfect to warm your hands as you sip it from a mug.  It is also vegetarian, gluten free and low carb!

Grilled Marinated London Broil

Grilled Marinated London Broil is full of flavor, low carb, gluten and dairy free and can be grilled or broiled! It can also be a freezer meal!

Keto Cheesy Taco Beef Casserole

Keto Cheesy Taco Beef Casserole: Simple and Quick to Assemble for a Hearty, Delicious Meal the Whole Family will Love. Includes easy taco seasoning recipe!

Freezer Chicken Cacciatore

Freezer Chicken Cacciatore is an easy freezer meal to assemble, cooked in the crock pot, low carb, gluten free, dairy free and paleo!

22 Low Carb Keto Mushroom Recipes

As a Main Dish or Side, Mushrooms are a Great Addition to a Healthy Diet!

How to Have a Successful Keto Halloween

Dozens of Ideas and Recipes for a Fun and Sweet Holiday

34 Recipes to Have a Successful Low Carb or Keto St. Patrick’s Day

Many of your favorite Irish Favorites that will fit your Low Carb or Keto Lifestyle

Low Carb Hamburger Pie

Low Carb Hamburger Pie is easy to make, great for meal prep and something the whole family will like!

Simple Keto Ham

A basic non sweet low carb Keto ham recipe and 4 sauces to give variety and delicious flavor!

Keto Cheesy Broccoli Ham Casserole

Keto Cheesy Broccoli Ham Casserole: It is quick and easy to put this family pleasing casserole together!

Crock Pot Cooked Fresh Ham

A very easy and delicious crowd pleaser!

17 Low Carb Keto Easter Dinner Recipes

Recipes for a full sit down low carb Keto dinner with all you need; meats, vegetables, sides, salads, rolls and desserts!

Over 80 Tips and Advice for Starting the Keto LCHF or Low Carb Way of Life

How to Get Started and Keep Going! Encouraging and Motivating Thoughts. Practical Hints and Helpful Tips to Succeed.

Creamed Mushrooms

Creamed Mushrooms; Just 6 ingredients, 1 skillet and quick to cook make this an easy side dish; it is especially good with beef!

Coconut Crusted Chicken Strips

Coconut Crusted Chicken Strips are Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo, Low Carb and Delicious! They are great to cook ahead and have in the freezer for anytime!

Coconut Buttermilk Southwestern Chicken

Coconut Buttermilk Southwestern Chicken is a Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Low Carb, Paleo, crock pot or grill freezer meal! We love the zippy flavor!

Homemade Taco Seasoning

Homemade Taco Seasoning: Cheap, Healthy, Quick and Easy to Make up Low Carb and Gluten Free Taco Mix! Half of the carbs in the packaged mix!

Keto Power Salad with Greens, Protein and Healthy Fats

A nutritious salad packed with all you need for a delicious, healthy Keto meal!

Greek Cucumber Avocado Salad

Greek Cucumber Avocado Salad is simple to put together and has a fresh, bold flavor!

Deviled Red Beet Eggs (Low Carb, Gluten Free)

Deviled Red Beet Eggs; Eggs that are Deviled and Pickled! The Best of Eggs! Perfect for Snacking, Appetizers, Picnics, Brunches or Cookouts!

Cheesy Zucchini Boats

Cheesy Zucchini Boats are a great dish for company; easy with only 5 ingredients and pretty too! They are low carb, Keto and gluten free!

Lemon Herb Baked Fish

Lemon Herb Baked Fish is easy but pretty, healthy and delicious! It is a good, basic recipe for any kind of fish. Keto, Low Carb, Gluten Free

Roasted Parmesan Asparagus

Roasted Parmesan Asparagus is the very best way to make asparagus and easy too! Don’t put off trying this delicious, quick to prepare side dish!

Low Carb Egg Roll In A Bowl

Low Carb Egg Roll in a Bowl is the real thing but in a gluten free, dairy free, paleo, Keto, Low carb version! It is a simple 6 ingredient, 1 skillet meal!

How to Stay Keto or Low Carb When Others Around You Are Not

Tips and Recipes for family meals at home, small or large social gatherings and eating out.

Oven Baked Eggs; How to cook eggs in the oven

Oven Baked Eggs can make mornings quick and easy!

Easy Tender Pulled Pork

A paleo, low carb, gluten free and dairy free crowd pleaser with only 5 ingredients!

Low Carb Keto Crock Pot Recipes with less than 5 Ingredients

18 low carb and Keto recipes to dump into your crock pot and be ready when you are.

Over 30 Keto Low Carb Disaster Prep Ideas

What to have on hand to be prepared for hurricanes, power outages and more!

Pumpkin Spice 90 Second Cake

All the things you hope for to satisfy your need for sweet, pumpkiny goodness

Homemade Ranch Dressing

Homemade Ranch Dressing is a gluten free dry mix to make ahead for dressing, dip or to add to any recipe that calls for a packet of ranch!

Parmesan Ranch Chicken Freezer Meal

Parmesan Ranch Chicken Freezer Meal is a Low Carb, Gluten Free Freezer Meal, Moist, Delicious and only four ingredients!

Jalapeno Cheese Crisps

Jalapeno Cheese Crisps are the perfect blend of cheesy and spicy!

Best Ever Deviled Eggs

Quick and easy to make, low carb and gluten free and always a popular dish!

Paleo Meatloaf

Everyone loves Paleo Meatloaf: A delicious Paleo, Low Carb, Gluten Free, Keto, Whole 30, Kid Friendly Recipe that is great for meal prep and freezes well too!

Red Beet Eggs

Red Beet Eggs are a great recipe for any gathering; make it up ahead of time and just pull it out when ready to serve.


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