Sugar is a Drug

Sugar is a drug

Sugar is in everything.  Sugar is a drug. And like any other drug, it is addictive. If you can’t get through the day without soda or chocolate, you are probably addicted. Honestly, it’s not even your fault. Because Sugar is in everything. And the sugar industry does it’s best to make…

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All I wanted was a Roast Chicken.

Roast chicken

All I wanted was a roast chicken.  After a hard day, I just didn’t feel like cooking and since I was at Costco already, a $4.99 Kirkland Signature Seasoned Rotisserie Chicken seemed like the perfect solution.  A bargain and Keto to boot, or so I thought. It says right on…

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Mascarpone Chocolate Mousse

chocolate mascarpone mousse

Mascarpone Chocolate Mousse. 8oz Mascarpone cheese 2 Tbsp Sugar-free cocoa powder 1 1/2 Tbsp Swerve (Erythritol) 1 Tsp Sugar-free Vanilla extract 1/2 Cup Heavy whipping cream   Let the mascarpone cheese get to room temperature to make it easier to mix. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Combine with…

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Exogenous Ketones

Exogenous ketones are bad

There is money to be made… The diet industry has a long history of coming up with a pill or a powder that promises miracle weight loss results. For those of you who thought that a natural diet like Keto was safe from this, think again. Where there is money…

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What is Keto?

Lose weight with Keto

Keto. What’s it all about? I know what you’re thinking…….another fad diet that’s going to make me starve and feel miserable. Well, guess what, not only will you not starve but you will feel better than you ever have before. Keto isn’t just a diet, it’s a lifestyle that literally…

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What is Ketosis?

How Ketosis works

What is Ketosis?   When you eat in a Ketogenic way, you are replacing your carbohydrate intake with fat. As you burn up all the carbohydrates in your system and start burning fats instead, you enter what is called Ketosis, a metabolic state in which fat provides the fuel for…

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Macros Tracking for Keto

Macros of keto

  What are Macros? When I talk about tracking Macros, I am referring to keeping track of your macronutrients. What’s that? Well, let me fill you in on what tracking macronutrients is all about. First of all, what are macronutrients? Macronutrients are the components of food that give you the…

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Electrolytes, Dehydration and Keto

Electrolytes with Keto friendlywater bottles

Staying properly Hydrated   Staying properly hydrated is important for every human being. It’s even more important for those of us eating the Ketogenic way. When you are limiting your carbohydrates, such as you do when eating Keto, your insulin levels are lower and when that happens, your body flushes…

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