I follow a ketosis diet. In short, that means limiting my carbs, eating lots of protein, and eating enough fat to be satiated.

In addition, I have a sensitivity to nightshades. Too many potatoes makes me break out in cold sores.

So I needed to find a crunchy alternative. For me, chicharrones, also known as pork rinds, was a lovely solution.

I’ve been eating store bought chicharrones. However, when I was at an Asian grocery shop recently, I found pork skin, and so I decided to make my own!

Lots of pictures, etc. under the cut.

Paleo Vegan Scones

I don’t remember who I was talking with, but someone was interested in my scone recipe. I make these frequently. They’re a nice treat, and not too many carbs. I can’t eat eggs, so that’s why they’re vegan. And these turn out really well.

DIY Coconut Milk

As part of the whole ketogenic diet, I use a lot (A LOT) of coconut milk. So I decided to start making my own, in part, because it’s slightly cheaper, but also, because I HATE the waste of opening up all those cans (or cartons!)…