Good eating habits = good digestion. Good digestion = better nutrient absorption. Better nutrient absorption = healthier body. I have found that one of the top complaints my clients and followers come to me with always involve symptoms of poor digestion. These symptoms come in the form of belching/burping, heartburn, flatulence, stomach rumbling, and gas/bloating.… Continue reading 5 Habits for Good Digestion
Have you ever heard of phytonutrients? We’ve all become familiar with micronutrients: vitamins and minerals. But what you may not have heard of are phytonutrients. Phytonutrients are natural chemicals found in plants. In order to stay healthy, plants use phytonutrients, similar to an immune system. Each plant or variation of a specific plant has a… Continue reading Phytonutrients: What Are They and Why Are They Beneficial?
One of the most challenging obstacles to overcome if you are embarking on a journey to better your health, is to manage sweet tooth cravings. Often times, it is seemingly impossible to control. The thing is, until blood sugar is stabilized, those cravings will continue to hit you hard. And one of the best ways… Continue reading Chocolate Chia and Hemp Seed Pudding
If you are looking for a quick nutritious snack/mini meal to take on the go or something to satisfy your sweet tooth, look no further than this delicious, nutrition-packed, smoothie. This glass of chocolaty goodness packs tons of fiber, iron, calcium, B-complex vitamins, vitamins E and K, EFAs, magnesium, potassium, and zinc! It is super… Continue reading Chocolate Avocado Chia Smoothie
Mexican food is delicious. It's my favourite cuisine and the wonderful thing about it, besides the food combinations and flavours, is that it is super easy to make low carb/keto friendly. Enchiladas are a staple and I used to make them the old fashioned way. Definitely not low carb! So I decided to try something… Continue reading Low Carb Zucchini Enchiladas
I used to LOVE lasagna. I used to make it as a comfort food and eat way too much of it in one sitting. I decided to try out a pasta-free version of my own, and it came out amazing! I know there is a really amazing mock-noodle lasagna out there that lots of keto/low… Continue reading Lasagna Stuffed Peppers – Keto/Low Carb
I finally made bone broth in the Instant Pot and I can't believe I waited so long to do it! Not only was it super easy, it took 1/4 of the time it usually takes to make bone broth on the stove and it tastes absolutely fantastic. Instant Pot Bone Broth 10-12 servings | Prep… Continue reading Instant Pot Bone Broth
One of the most frequently asked questions I get is: What do I eat for dinner? Where can I find good recipes? So, I've put together this list of the yummiest dinners for the ketogenic/low carb lifestyle! Enjoy 🙂 Chicken: Grilled Chicken and Peanut sauce https://www.ibreatheimhungry.com/2017/07/grilled-chicken-w-peanut-sauce-keto-low-carb.html Chicken Dijon with Mushrooms and Artichokes http://peaceloveandlowcarb.com/chicken-dijon-with-mushrooms-and-artichokes/ Crunchy keto… Continue reading 100 Mouth-Watering Keto/Low Carb Dinners
Just Diving In? Researching and reading about a ketogenic or low carb lifestyle can prove to be very daunting, with a lot of conflicting and confusing information out there in the keto-verse. Many find that diving in “cold turkey” is very overwhelming and often causes frustration and ultimate failure. If you feel that a ketogenic… Continue reading Easing into Ketogenic and Low Carb Living – A Transition Plan to Changing Your Lifestyle
I've been wanting to make a bagel recipe for a while now, and finally had the time to do it today. I've seen a few recipes floating out there in Keto-Land, but I've always found them either too complicated, too cheesy (fathead bagels), or I didn't like the ingredients. Now that I've developed this recipe,… Continue reading The Best Keto/Low Carb Bagels (cheese free, dairy free option) – 2.4g NET Carbs!
Dinner tonight was a Greek salad (olives, goat feta, yellow peppers, avocado oil and vinegar) and Chicken wings. This is a simple meal. I like to keep things simple. This meal is indicative of most of my meals, because the Ketogenic lifestyle is about eating healthy, whole foods. Despite what others may say, it shouldn't… Continue reading A Nutrient Dense Simple Keto Meal
I don't know a single person who doesn't love chicken fingers. Especially the fried kind. The other day, I felt like doing something a little different for dinner but I didn't have anything but some chicken breast. So I decided to try my hand at chicken fingers. Ketofied chicken fingers. The end result was amazing.… Continue reading Keto/Low Carb Chicken Fingers!
So, the scale has stopped moving but you're doing everything right? There are a few things that can be contributing to the slowdown or halt of the scale, but before we go into that, remember that the scale can be a liar sometimes. The body is complex and there are other ways to measure your… Continue reading 5 Ways to Break a Weight Loss Stall
So many people get confused about what items to buy that first time they go grocery shopping with the intent of starting a new healthy way of eating. Here is a list of must have items to keep in stock: Pantry: Almond meal/flour Keto approved sweetener: xylitol/stevia/erythritol/monk fruit (I prefer xylitol. Tastes like sugar, perfect… Continue reading Keto Kitchen Staples – Your Grocery List
Sometimes, I really enjoy having a snack while watching a movie. The other day, when the hubs and I were about to start a movie, I decided to roast some pecans. I added a few ingredients and when I tasted it, I couldn't believe how much it tasted like popcorn! So, here it is keto-ers.… Continue reading Keto Pecan “Popcorn”