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Health Theory: How Mindset Helps You Battle Obesity

Recently, I had to honor of heading down to Beverly Hills to film an episode of Health Theory hosted by Tom Bilyeu. Tom and the team at Impact Theory are incredibly thoughtful, driven, and on a mission to ignite human potential.

Tom’s message has inspired a lot of change in my life and mindset, and he continues to make quite an impact on the world with his videos, podcast, blog and more. One of my favorite recommendations on the Impact Theory website  is Tom’s reading list, filled with so many life changing books!

In this episode, we chatted about everything from keto, to struggles, to redefining failure and how important it is to have the right mindset! Be sure to check out Impact Theory for inspiration and thought-provoking topics.

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Easy Keto Pizza

Pizza has always been one of our favorite foods, so when Mick and I switched over to the ketogenic lifestyle, I knew we would likely create a new low-carb version! After lots and lots of recipe testing, we finally dialed in this delicious and easy keto pizza recipe!

This recipe is featured in my best selling book, Simply Keto, but I wanted to share it with all of you here on the blog! Give it a whirl and let me know what you think!

Quick and Easy Personal Pizza

PREP TIME: 5 MINUTES • COOK TIME: 15 MINUTES • YIELD: 1 SERVING

Crust

1⁄3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

1⁄4 cup blanched almond flour

1⁄8 teaspoon garlic powder

Pinch of salt

1 large egg yolk

Toppings

1 1⁄2 tablespoons no-sugar- added pizza sauce

1⁄4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

5 slices pepperoni (Or toppings of your choice)

1⁄4 teaspoon Italian seasoning

Note: Feel free to create your own pizza toppings or season the crust with different spices! Fresh basil also complements this recipe really nicely.

  1.  Place an oven rack in the top position. Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  2.  Make the crust: In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the mozzarella cheese, almond flour, garlic powder, and salt and stir until well blended. Microwave for 25 seconds.
  3.  Knead the dough with your hands for a few seconds. Add the egg yolk while the dough is still warm. Knead until combined and roll into a ball. Form a disk as if you were making a hamburger patty. Place the dough on a parchment-lined baking sheet and use your hands to press into a circle 5 to 6 inches in diameter and about 1⁄4 inch thick (or use a rolling pin). If the dough cools too much to form properly, place it back in the microwave for 10 seconds.
  4. Use a fork to poke holes in several places throughout the crust before baking. Bake on the top rack for 8 to 10 minutes, until the crust is golden brown.
  5. Remove the crust from the oven and flip it over. Top the flatter side with the pizza sauce and sprinkle with half of the cheese. Next, add the pepperoni slices, then sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Bake for another 3 to 4 minutes, until the cheese is melted.
  6.  Sprinkle the pizza with Italian seasoning before serving.

Per serving:

CALORIES: 479 | FAT: 39 g | PROTEIN: 25 g | TOTAL CARBS: 11 g | NET CARBS: 7.8 g

Lots of love,

Suzanne

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Keto Peanut Butter Bites

Hey there!

Today I’m sharing one of my favorite recipes from my new book, Simply Keto. This recipe is called Pop Pop’s Peanut Butter Bites. These delicious bites remind me of peanut butter cups, but the great thing about this recipe is that there’s no need for special molds or sugar! Only 6 simple ingredients, and ready to eat in less than an hour! Enjoy…

Pop Pop’s Peanut Butter Bites

PREP TIME: 5 MINUTES, PLUS 40 MINUTES TO CHILL • COOK TIME: 1 MINUTE YIELD: 10 BITES
(2 PER SERVING)

  1. Line a plate or small rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the peanut butter, sweetener, almond flour and vanilla until smooth.
  3. Form the peanut butter mixture into 10 small balls and place them on the parchment-lined plate. Place the plate in the freezer for 30 minutes.
  4. After 30 minutes, place the chocolate chips in a small microwave-safe bowl and microwave until fully melted, about 45 seconds.
  5. Add the MCT oil to the melted chocolate and mix well.
  6. Remove the peanut butter balls from the freezer. Dip the balls one at a time into the melted chocolate. Use a spoon to gently roll the balls in the chocolate until they’re fully covered. Place the chocolate-coated balls on the parchment paper–lined plate.
  7. Place the chocolate-coated balls in the freezer for 10 to 15 minutes, until the chocolate is solid. Store extras in a zip-top plastic bag in the freezer for up to 6 months.

CALORIES: 122 | FAT: 10.8 g | PROTEIN: 4.2 g | TOTAL CARBS: 7 g | NET CARBS: 2.6 g

 

Lots of love,

Suzanne

 

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Suzanne Ryan’s Simply Keto

Simply Keto

I am SO excited to officially announce what I’ve been working on for the last year! I’m writing a book called Simply Keto! A little over two years ago when I started this journey I never would have imagined making this very announcement. I had spent so many years spinning my wheels, only to gain more weight, and lose more hope with each failed “diet” attempt.

I’ve poured my heart and soul into this book with every detail of my weight loss journey, helpful information, advice, tips, and over 100 easy recipes. Simply Keto will release in early December, but is available for pre-order now on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Indie Bound. I’ll be sure to share more soon, but I’m beyond excited to share the cover with you all today! Thank you from the bottom of my heart for being the best support system I could have ever asked for. 

 Cover Photo by: Jennifer Skog Photography 

Cover Design by: Peony Printshop

“The ketogenic diet, a low-carb, high-fat way of eating, is remarkably effective at transforming people’s lives, helping them shed pounds and find relief from common health conditions. No one knows this better than Suzanne Ryan. In her quest to overcome her lifelong struggle with her weight, she stumbled upon the ketogenic diet and decided to give it a shot. In just one year, she lost more than 100 pounds and reclaimed control over her health and well-being.

Suzanne has shared every detail of her transformation, from the very first days of starting keto to her most recent successes, on her popular blog, Keto Karma, as well as on her YouTube channel and Instagram page. Her first book, Simply Keto, isn’t just a cookbook; it’s a portal into Suzanne’s life and dieting success—how she accomplished the incredible feat of losing almost 40 percent of her total body weight and developed a healthier and more balanced relationship with food. In this book, she shares everything you need to know to get started and find your own success.”

Inside, you’ll find

• helpful advice for starting keto

• grocery shopping tips

• keto and weight loss FAQs

• more than 100 easy recipes

• a structured 30-day meal plan

• guidance for living and thriving with the ketogenic lifestyle

Pre-Order here: Simply Keto

Featured Recipes

Keto Chili

This recipe includes two things that I’m a big fan of, easy crock-pot meals and chili! I love being able to quickly toss some fresh ingredients into the slow cooker in the morning, and have a nice and easy dinner in the evening. This recipe is on a weekly rotation in our house, and I hope you enjoy it as much as we do! 

 

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