YOUR Optimal Diet

Keto pescatarian works really well for me. I’ve experimented with many different ways of eating: Atkins, regular keto, South Beach, Weight Watchers, paleo, whole food plant based vegan…and while many of these resulted in some weight loss, some sense of satiety, some sense of ease…none really felt totally right for me. And yet there are Read more about YOUR Optimal Diet[…]

Pescatarian Keto Success Tip: Pre Plan Meals

I think planning my meals in advance has been crucial to my success at sticking to my diet. It’s surprising to me how powerful this habit is. Tracking in the moment as I went about my day was time consuming and frustrating, especially on my previous attempts at 20 net carbs. Some programs like South Read more about Pescatarian Keto Success Tip: Pre Plan Meals[…]

Keto vs. Plant Based Pescatarian Keto: My Experience

I hopped on the keto/low carb/very low carb train many years ago. I kept my carbs as low as possible and ate a lot of animal products, cheese, fatty dairy, and some olive oil. I didn’t worry about how much protein I was eating as long as my carbs were low. I did everything “right”. Read more about Keto vs. Plant Based Pescatarian Keto: My Experience[…]

Diet Update: Keto Pescatarian

I’ve recently made changes to my diet. I am currently following a 20 net carb plant predominant keto pescatarian way of eating. Contrary to popular belief, a ketogenic diet does NOT need to be high in bacon, butter, cheese, and meat. The only animal products I consume are organic pasture-raised eggs and wild caught seafood. Read more about Diet Update: Keto Pescatarian[…]

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[…]