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Easy Low Carb Comfort Foods The Family Will Love

With fall upon us, we look to comfort foods that are warm and cozy. Most of us are looking to also be healthy and there’s no better way to get healthy and enjoy foods like these than low carb!

Most of these are reminiscent of foods my Grandmother made, but made low carb. They remind me of my Grandmother and soothe my soul.

While comfort foods are not thought of as healthy, that’s not the case with low carb. You can eat so many of the foods you enjoy, including comfort foods.

I’ve handpicked some of my favorites to share with you in hopes that you get healthy and enjoy the same warm and cozy feeling I do with these comfort foods. Bonus, no guilt and very flavorful! Try them and let me know what you think!

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Carb Cycling: What it is and How to Start

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What is Carb Cycling?

 

The world of fitness has what seems to be a never-ending list of ways to get in shape. There are hundreds of workout routines, and diets that are all attempting to become the dominant force through large scale marketing and advertising strategies, but is there a more natural way to get in good shape without having to buy expensive memberships, specialized videos and workout equipment? To put it simply, carb cycling is a system of alternating your levels of carb intake.

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Keto Diet for PCOS

 

Dealing with any illness can be very difficult and frightening. Feelings of helplessness can be distracting and cause you to be less proactive about seeking solutions and desperation can sometimes lead to rash choices and indiscriminate acceptance of inaccurate diagnosis. At times it can even be difficult for women to get a proper pcos diagnosis from some doctors which can cause even more frustration.

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21 Ketogenic Diet Recipes That Taste Great And Help You Lose Weight

These 21 Keto Diet Recipes Look So DELISH! I love the shrimp recipe  too! #keto #ketodiet #ketosis #ketogenic #recipes #healthy #weightloss
The keto diet is THE DIET to be on right now. Simply put, it’s very low-carb diet (typically 20 carbs or less a day), which turns the body into a fat-burning machine.  While you may think it’s just another ‘fad’ diet, it actually has many weight loss, health, and performance benefits. If you’re looking to start low-carb, these ketogenic recipes are great to get started and incorporate into your next meal plan. Not only do they taste great but they will help you shed those extra pounds. My goal is to show you exactly how easy and yummy it is! Try these Week of Keto Recipes That Taste Amazing this week and see if you love keto like I do!
Leave a comment on which one YOU can’t wait to try!
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8 Keto Charts For Beginners That Will Help you At The Store

For as long as I’ve been an adult, I’ve struggled with my weight.

And to be honest, I didn’t care for my body as I should have.

Even as a kid I ate whatever I wanted but the really bad cycle came when I was an adult.

The bad eating then meant I’d get on a short phase where I was obsessed with losing weight, but that lasted until I lost it and I reverted back to the same way of eating.

But slowly over time, I started to become more conscious of how I felt during keto. More energy, more focused and weight coming off.

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30 Mouthwatering Keto Meals That Every Busy Person Should Know

These easy keto recipes for my ketogenic diet are the BEST!!! Great ketogenic recipes for keto diet beginners! PINNING FOR LATER!!! #ketorecipes #keto #ketogenic #ketogenicdiet #lowcarb #lowcarbrecipes #lchf #lowcarbdiet #keto #healthyrecipes #healthylifestyle

I’m sure you’re hearing about the low-carb, keto or ketogenic diet. It’s all the rage. So you’ll probably hear the premise is to eat cheese, eggs and bacon you want. Really it is high-fat, moderate-protein, low-carb eating plan that could help you lose weight. It has certainly helped me! And all of these are 30 minutes or less! Win-Win!I always suggest checking with your doc before starting any plan.

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11 Clever Keto Hacks To Make The Ketogenic Diet A Breeze

 

 

The Ketogenic Diet has taken the world by storm, and if you are new or considering, these clever keto hacks might come in handy. These hacks make the Ketogenic diet even easier to follow, and it can get you to stay feeling good and shedding some weight. What are the best flours to use, how to replace food items, meal prepping, and more?

Whether you started the keto diet to get healthy, lose weight or reverse illnesses these hacks below might come in handy. For me, the hardest part of a diet is sticking with it. Some days I want to stray away but staying consistent is what your body needs and where you will see the most benefits from. But, when you implement hacks, it helps make the diet process a lot easier.

10 Keto Hacks To Simplify Your Life

Cauliflower Rice and Spiralized Veggie Noodles

Reach for cauliflower rice or spiralized zucchini noodles (or other veggies) over regular rice and pasta. It is a lower carb option that offers nutrients to fuel your body. You can buy both of these items pre-made at stores or buy a spiralizer for veggie noodles and a food processor for cauliflower rice.

Fast Food and Eating Out

You can find so many articles online that share all the types of foods to reach for whether you are eating at a restaurant or even fast food. You can find safe options to eat, that keep you on track with your keto diet. I suggest writing down the items you can eat and keeping it in your purse or even a note on your phone. Then when you eat out at your favorite restaurants, you instantly can see what good options to pick are.

Flour Replacement

White flour is packed with empty carbs, so when you go to cooking replace with almond flour or even coconut flour. These two flours are great for getting similar taste and texture as compared to regular flour. You can find tons of recipes that use these two alternative flours for favorite recipes.

Be Choosy On Food

When you are on a restricted diet, you have to think about what you put in your mouth. When you first start the keto diet, you might feel the effects of withdrawal from no carbs. When you do sit down to eat, consider healthy low carb options to help satisfy your cravings. While it may not be a huge dinner roll smothered in butter, but it can be a form of a treat. Find a healthier alternative to the food you are craving. Like cauliflower as the crust for pizza, spaghetti squash in replaces of pasta, low carb chocolate dessert, and the list goes on.

Prep Lunches Ahead Of Time

Consider packing your lunches each day, so that you know you have the foods you can eat in front of you. I like to meal prep for the week, but you can always make your lunch the night before. By doing so, in the morning you just grab and go, and have no excuse. If you were to say I will make my lunch in the morning, it gives you more of an excuse to skip making lunch and ordering takeout which could falter your diet.

Meal Plan 

I like to plan meals for one week. That way I have all the ingredients on hand, and it doesn’t leave me not knowing what to make. This helps me find that getting home and cooking to be easier than standing in front of fridge trying to think what can I make with ingredients I have.

Alkaline Foods

When you can reach for those alkaline foods like kale, spinach, chards, and even filtered water. This will help you and your body stay alkaline on a regular basis. You can even buy a veggie-blend powder to mix in drinks to help ensure you are getting your alkaline based foods for the day.

Acidic Food and Drinks 

Skip over acidic foods and drinks while you are on the keto diet. This includes items like pop, dairy products, coffee, alcohol, etc. These items will affect your alkaline balance which is very important to maintain on this diet.

Change Your Focus

Instead of just focusing on food, as that can hinder a diet, focus on other things. Whether it be reducing stress, getting more sleep, exercising regularly, etc. When you change your focus, you will find you aren’t worried about the limited foods you can have or the foods that you can’t have. Remember why you started this Ketogenic diet, and do all you can to find success.

Intermittent Fasting 

Fast around 13.5 to 15 hours from dinner and breakfast and see if that helps. If you think that is too long, you can cut down the time frame, but many see excellent results with this intermittent fasting. Keto dieters find that doing a fast allows you to eat healthy meals in the window of time you can eat, and then not feel restricted during the other hours. You can drink water or anything that doesn’t have calories, but no food during your fasting period. This can be counted for hours you are asleep at night.

 

 

KETO RECIPE NUTRITIONAL DISCLAIMER Please note that I am not qualified as a medical professional. I am simply recounting and sharing my own experiences on this website. Nothing I express here should be taken as medical advice and you should consult with your doctor before starting any diet or exercise program. I provide keto recipes simply as a courtesy to my readers. I do my best to be as accurate as possible but you should independently calculate nutritional information on your own before relying on them. I expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website.