Are Diets Restrictive?

Well…yeah. But why is that bad? Why does that cause many people to feel “deprived”? Most diets restrict or eliminate processed foods and added sugars, which are strongly linked to inflammation, obesity, and chronic disease. Many successful diets also take a phased approach, beginning with a more restrictive initial phase and then widening food choice Read more about Are Diets Restrictive?[…]

Pumpkin Coconut Muffins (No Added Sweeteners, Including Fruit)

  I love this recipe because it’s basically just a bunch of real food and spices without any added sweetness— No fruit, no added sugar, and no sugar substitutes. These muffins are also paleo.   Makes 12 muffins.   Ingredients: 1/2 cup coconut flour 1/2 tsp aluminum free baking soda 1 1/2 tsp ground Ceylon Read more about Pumpkin Coconut Muffins (No Added Sweeteners, Including Fruit)[…]

Emotional Eating

You’ve got a healthy eating plan, you’re eating mostly real whole food, eating enough…but you can’t quite shake feelings of deprivation, of wanting more…or any other emotional state that leads you to abandon your weight management goal. Perhaps some or all situations are familiar to you: Someone brings in cupcakes to work and you get caught Read more about Emotional Eating[…]

PALEO Chocolate Almond Coconut Banana Birthday Cake

My mom made me a wonderful delicious amazing healthy low sugar birthday cake! Love love love. PrintPALEO Chocolate Almond Coconut Banana Birthday Cake Ingredients3/4 cup coconut oil, melted & cooled 4 large room temperature eggs 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 tbsp pure vanilla extract 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar 3 cups packed fine almond Read more about PALEO Chocolate Almond Coconut Banana Birthday Cake[…]

Low Carb Menu Planner Back in the App Store!

I’m super excited that Low Carb Menu Planner, with updated features, is now available in the App Store! After the free trial period, a subscription is required for continued access to all features of the app. Now you can track your macros per day, per meal, and per selected recipe serving size! And, all recipes Read more about Low Carb Menu Planner Back in the App Store![…]

3 Simple Food Tips

Here are three simple tips that can help you increase the quality of your diet:   Opt for real, whole, unprocessed foods. Vegetables! Fruits! Wild caught seafood! This is real food, and it’s delicious.   Check the ingredients list to make sure there’s no added sugar. Especially pay attention to nuts/nut butters and spices/seasonings/condiments.   Read more about 3 Simple Food Tips[…]