Carnivore Corn Dogs

Carnivore “Corn” Dogs

It is Easter and it is an Easter that none of us will ever forget.

I usually love Easter and have my friends over for a huge keto brunch. This year is different for all of us and it is my first Easter completely alone. Yes, I am home alone. My flight home from Maui was a week earlier than my boy’s flight because I was scheduled to speak in Utah.

We also had a large snow storm today which is less than exciting when it is the middle of APRIL! Geez! I had to wear gloves and a winter hat on my morning run!

One thing I did decide to do to help cheer me up is a giveaway of my favorite Beautycounter Countertime product line! I purchased the Countertime line (worth $382!) and you could win it! To enter, check out my Instagram @mariaemmerich OR Facebook Keto Adapted.

So what do I do when I am sad and alone? Create recipes! The only problem is, there’s not a lot of food in the house. We have a ton of meats in the freezer so I dug in their to find hot dogs and decided to create a Carnivore “Corn” Dog!

So this was my Easter lunch. Not very elegant but it was sure delicious!

Carnivore Corn Dogs
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Serves: 3
  • 3 hot dogs (I used Applegate Farms brand)
  • 1 cup packed crushed pork rinds
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • ¼ cup Duck Fat for frying (or tallow or lard) OR AIR FRY THESE DELICIOUS DOGS!
  1. Place the hot dogs onto a Popsicle stick and set aside.
  2. Place the crushed pork rinds and eggs into a medium bowl and combine with a fork.
  3. Use your hands to form around the hot dogs.
  4. Heat the fat in a large skillet over medium high heat. Once hot, add the coated dogs and gently fry and roll until golden brown on all sides.
  5. AIR FRYER METHOD: Place the coated dogs on a piece of parchment paper and place in the air fryer at 400 degrees F for 6 minutes, gently rotate after 3 minutes. Air fry until golden brown.
Nutritional Information:
391 calories, 28g fat, 33g protein, 0.3g carbs, 0g fiber



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About Maria Emmerich

Maria is a wellness expert who has helped clients follow a Ketogenic lifestyle to heal and lose weight for over 20 years. She has helped thousands of clients get healthy, get off medications and heal their bodies; losing weight is just a bonus. She is the international best selling author of several books including "Keto: The Complete Guide to Success on the Ketogenic Diet.".