December 14, 2016
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Keto Christmas Cookies Recipe Index

Have a Christmas party to go to? Don’t know what to bring and stick with your healthy eating goals? Try any of these keto Christmas cookies! I have compiled a list of yummy, low carb desserts and have organized them into easy, pretty, and freezable options so that you can pick [ā€¦]
November 23, 2016
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The Surpising Benefits of Intermittent Fasting Is starting your day with breakfast really the healthiest way?

I have never been a big breakfast eater. But, when I first started on my “get healthy” journey, I thought if breakfast was the most important meal of the day, then I had better start eating it. I struggled with losing those last few pounds and keeping them off though. And it was [ā€¦]
November 16, 2016
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Keto Loaded Mashed Cauliflower Casserole Our New Thanksgiving Favorite

This can be a difficult time of year to stay on the healthy lifestyle track. With so many events and gatherings during the holiday season, especially revolving around food, you can lose your way pretty quickly. In addition, you don’t want to be the odd one out, bringing special food [ā€¦]
November 9, 2016
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Book Review: The Art of Healthy Eating – Kids

One of the biggest hurdles to sticking with healthy eating, for me, has been answering the question, “What can I feed the kids that is healthy, easy, and that they will actually eat?” I am not one of those people who love spending lots of time in the kitchen. Before I [ā€¦]
April 12, 2016
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How to Beat Sugar and Stay Happy

Yeah, I don’t know. Still working on this one! šŸ˜‰ All kidding aside, this is something I still struggle with. I will be very good for an extended period of time, but then fall off the wagon when a birthday or holiday comes up. Sometimes even a really bad day [ā€¦]
March 21, 2016
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Healthy Easter Egg Cake Pops Keto and Paleo Friendly

One of the best things about going low carb, or trying to eat less sugar, is that there are so many creative cooks out there to make amazing recipes. I sometimes worry that the kids are “missing out” because they don’t get as much junk food as their friends. I [ā€¦]
March 20, 2016
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Why Consistency Beats Motivation Every Time

We have all heard it (or said it) a thousand times: I just need to get motivated to ____.” Whether you fill in the blank with “exercise more” or “get healthy” or “lose weight,” we have the tendency to wait until motivation strikes us to get started. The Truth About Motivation [ā€¦]
March 11, 2016
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7 Ways Your Diet Can Make or Break Your Health

For a long time, I focused on the wrong things when trying to get healthy. There was that “eat as little as possible” phase. And the “counting points or calories” phase. And the “working out will take care of everything” phase. I have literally made all seven of these mistakes, usually [ā€¦]
March 7, 2016
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4 Ways to Bring the Joy Back into Eating

I don’t know about you, but I really enjoy eating. I look forward to it, I wonder what my next meal will be, and who I will eat with. So many of our social gatherings are centered around food. On a diet, it can be increasingly hard to go out [ā€¦]
March 4, 2016
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Superfood Spotlight: Ghee

I was introduced to ghee through a blog post when I was learning about the Paleo lifestyle. Since dairy isn’t allowed, and coconut oil can only go so far when you want that buttery taste, ghee seemed like a reasonable substitution. However, I wasn’t prepared to really like it. It [ā€¦]
February 22, 2016

Delicious Paleo Chicken Tenders Real Food My Kids Will Actually Eat

Confession time I used to not care about health and nutrition at all. Okay, maybe that is not true, but I only had a vague concept of what was healthy. And, on top of that, having picky eaters in the house, sometimes you just are trying to get the kids [ā€¦]
February 17, 2016
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3 Tips to a Killer Keto Smoothie

I got on a green smoothie kick for a while. I have tried dozens of recipes. It is a brilliant idea to get those veggies in (especially for kids) even during breakfast. It was fast and easy. Too bad one kid hated every smoothie I made (and even ones he made…with no [ā€¦]
February 8, 2016
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Easy Paleo Valentine’s Day Dinner

Valentine’s Day can be a time to connect with your spouse or significant other, but so many times it feels like a commercialized holiday…one more thing on your to do list. My husband and I have a tradition that we have a special date night, but not on Valentine’s Day. [ā€¦]
January 11, 2016

Delicious Sesame Orange Salmon Ready in less than an hour

I am always looking for a great tasting, healthy fish recipe. In The Ketogenic Cookbook, there are many great recipes, and I am excited to share one of my favorites! This broiled salmon is delicious and makes eating healthy a treat. Plus, although there are quite a few ingredients and [ā€¦]