What to Look For in a Low Carb/Low Sugar Protein Bar

When hunger hits and it’s not meal time, I go for a protein bar.  Since I follow a low carb diet, I only buy bars but there are many very healthy bars that are not so low carb but are all natural, made from raw ingredients which include nuts and seeds, dates etc.  For the […]

Low Carb Diets Equal Better Sex!

I have heard from numerous people that once they go on a low carb diet, their sex drive increases dramatically.  At first I wondered why but then after thinking about it I can name a few reasons: Following a low carb diet means that you are eating more fats (good fats). Fats are responsible for […]

Cauliflower Mac ‘n Cheese

I got this recipe from foodnetwork and will absolutely try this one! Ingredients Kosher salt, as needed, plus 1/2 teaspoon 1 large head cauliflower, cut into small florets Vegetable oil spray 1 cup heavy cream 2 ounces cream cheese, cut into small pieces 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 1/2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar, plus […]

More Info On Low Carb Diets From Dr. Mercola

I ran across this article from Dr. Mercola website while searching what doctors think of low carb diets and had to share it with you.  See below to see his opinion on a low carb diet and I will say that I totally respect his opinions!  Please know that this entire article below is taken […]

What Vitamins Should I Take While Following a Low Carb Diet?

As far as vitamins when cutting out carbs, I will always recommend a good quality multi vitamin.  This assures you will get all of the vitamins and minerals that the body needs.  There are many multi vitamins that are gender specific as you should be taking women’s multi if you are a woman and men’s […]

Teas for Weight Loss

Millions of people love to drink tea.  It’s soothing and tasty.  Because herbal tea is a very low-calorie beverage, it can help you reduce your overall calorie intake when used in place of higher-calorie beverages which is beneficial when you’re trying to shed pounds.  There are so many kinds of teas available but the most […]

Can Detoxing Help Me Lose Weight?

Do you experience any of these symptoms for prolonged periods of time? No energy even after a good sleep Poor digestion and bloating Acne Irritability Brain fog (trouble thinking) Headaches Anxiety Weight gain White or yellow coated tongue Bad breath Moodiness You could need a detox.  Our bodies are bombarded by toxins in our environment […]

Goats Cheese Rosemary Crackers – 2 Net Carbs

These delicious goats cheese crackers are flavoured with fresh rosemary and make a great gluten free and low carb cracker to have alongside with a dip.   Course: Appetizer Servings: 12 Crackers Author: Angela Coleby Ingredients 1/2 cup (56g) coconut flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 4 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons Rosemary, fresh 6oz (168g) Goats […]

How To Still Eat All Of Your Favorite Foods But Low Carb Version

Some people think that following a low carb or ketogenic diet is too difficult to follow especially for the long run but you would be completely wrong if you know how to substitute your favorite foods.  Let’s look at some alternative foods that are easy to make and taste virtually the same or better than […]

How Many Carbs are in Alcoholic Drinks?

I have been asked many times about drinking alcohol while following a low carb diet so here is the scoop.  First, know that calories from alcohol are empty calories meaning they have no nutritional value.  Also, alcohol will be metabolized before any other food or drink.  Drinking alcohol can reduce the amount of fat your […]