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Dish It Out: National Keto Day

Our favorite Registered Dietician, Jennifer Meachum, is sharing the latest in tips and tricks for the most trending diets. This week, she's dishing out a few tips and tricks on everything we need to know about the Keto Diet.

Southwest Sausage Spinach Scramble

  • 1/2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup turkey sausage crumbles, fully cooked and heated
  • 2 Tbsp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/2 Tbsp diced jalapeno
  • 1/2 cup fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1/4 avocado, diced

1.In medium skillet heat olive oil and add eggs.

2.Scramble for 1-2 minutes.

3.Before eggs cook completely stir in sausage, cheese, jalapeno, and spinach. Turn off heat once eggs are fully cooked.

4.Top with diced avocado.

Salmon Greek Salad

  • 6 ounce salmon filet
  • 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup arugula
  • 1 Tbsp grape tomatoes
  • 4 kalamata olives chopped
  • 2 pepperoncini peppers
  • 2 Tbsp chopped cucumber
  • 2 Tbsp feta cheese crumbles
  • 2 Tbsp low sugar lemon vinaigrette (ie Tessamae's Lemon Garlic dressing)

1.Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Rub salmon with olive oil and top with salt and pepper.

2.Place salmon skin side down in glass baking dish coated with non-stick cooking spray and bake for 12-15 minutes.

3.While salmon is cooling prepare salad. In salad bowl add arugula, tomatoes, olives, pepperoncini peppers, cucumber, and feta cheese.

4.Top salad with salmon filet, skin removed.

5.Drizzle salad with dressing.

Portabella Italian Melt

  • 4 Portabella Mushroom Caps
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • salt & pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced peppers (red, yellow, and green)
  • 1 cup low sugar marinara sauce
  • 1/2 lb ground beef
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded

1.Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2.In medium skillet brown ground beef and stir in marinara sauce. Set aside.

3.Scoop out and discard the gills of the mushroom caps with a spoon. Rub the inside and outside of the caps with olive oil, salt, and pepper.

4.Place caps on foil lined baking sheet. Fill each cap with 2 Tbsp. diced peppers and 1/4 cup meat sauce.

5.Bake in oven for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and top with cheese.

6.Return to oven and bake 5-10 minutes or until cheese is completely melted.

Contact info: Connect with Jennifer on social media @TheTVRD