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Costco October Edition

Sharing my Costco grocery haul from October, including new products, monthly coupon book items, and some of my go-to favorites. I also have a low carb items section towards the end of the post.

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Keto Low Carb Macaroni and Cheese

Low carb and keto-friendly pasta covered in a rich and creamy cheese sauce. This comforting macaroni and cheese tastes very similar to the real thing and is just 6 net carbs per serving.


JRDN is one of my current favorite brunch spots with a beach view in San Diego. The restaurant is inside Tower 23 Hotel in Pacific Beach. Located right on the boardwalk, it’s a great...

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Honey Walnut Shrimp

Honey Walnut Shrimp is a popular Chinese dish. Crispy fried shrimp are coated in a creamy sweet sauce and topped with candied walnuts. This version tastes just as good as the restaurant or take-out...

Trader Joe’s October Edition

Sharing my October grocery haul from Trader Joe’s including new and featured Fearless Flyer items like maple ginger cookie swirl ice cream, riced cauliflower & butternut squash risotto, and pumpkin spice granola bark. I...

Keto Peanut Butter Lava Cake

Chocolate molten lava cakes with a creamy peanut butter center. This cake is low carb and keto-friendly. It is also an easy, one-bowl recipe that is ready in about 20 minutes.

Ginza Steak (Tokyo)

Ginza Steak is a steakhouse in Tokyo that serves all-you-can-eat A5 Wagyu beef. I dined there during my last trip to Tokyo and it was one of the highlights of my trip.

Singapore Noodles with Spaghetti Squash

Singapore noodles with a low carb twist using spaghetti squash noodles instead of rice noodles. This is an easy stir-fry noodle dish that is bursting with flavor. The spaghetti squash noodles soak in all...

Keto Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Muffins

These pumpkin snickerdoodle muffins are fluffy, moist, and taste like snickerdoodles in muffin form. The muffins are topped with a cinnamon sweetener coating and have a tangy flavor just like snickerdoodles. Plus the muffins...

Flourless Pumpkin Brownies

These flourless pumpkin brownies are an easy one-bowl recipe. The brownies come out chocolatey, moist and chewy. The recipe can also easily be made low carb.

Song Hak

Song Hak is an LA-based Korean bbq chain that recently opened a location in San Diego. The restaurant offers a variety of premium bbq meats and specializes in beef intestines.

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Cheesy Chicken Fritters

These homemade chicken fritters are so easy and delicious. They are crispy on the outside and juicy and flavorful on the inside. This recipe can be adapted for a low carb or keto diet....