Archive for January, 2015

Ideal Low Carb Solutions

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
organic

In a perfect low carb world, we could all eat organic grass fed/finished beef/lamb, wild game, happy free roaming pigs and free range chickens and their organic eggs, sustainable mercury free fish, organic vegetables, organic fats and organic spices. And I am sure some people do.  I bet that’s a pretty small percentage though. Supposedly this is […]

Cheat meals?

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

The temptation…the cravings…perhaps even the emotional longing for a favorite food that is NOT low carb?? The hell you say?? What should I do?? From time to time, that might just happen.  Even in ketosis.  Usually during the first few weeks. I figure there are about 3 options to consider: 1) Distract, avoid, delay – Eat something else […]

EZ Low Carb : What to Eat : Stuffed Flounder

Monday, January 19th, 2015
flounder

I decided to start a new ‘Low Carb Diet Works’ Category called ‘EZ Low Carb’.  This will include easy to make low carb meal ideas.  There are endless choices. Tonight I had Trader Joes Crab Meat Stuffed Flounder.  They are individually vacuum sealed and frozen fish servings. Each fish serving has roughly 7 grams of […]

Great Wintertime Beverage (or anytime)

Sunday, January 18th, 2015
tea

Mid-winter, cold and rainy/snowy outside?  What a perfect time for some masala chai with coconut cream.  My new favorite winter warm up beverage. Masala Chai is a blend of tea & spices from India.  It typically contains black tea and spices, like cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, ginger, peppercorns, and often others.  Masala means ‘mixed spices’ and chai means ‘tea’. Currently, I […]

3 Low Carb Suggestions

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Low carb and Paleo were the most searched diets on the internet last year (2014).  I suspect this year will be more of the same. Why?  Because they work. So here are 3 Low Carb Suggestions from someone who has been eating low carb for the last several years.  In general I try to eat […]

Crave better choices!

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

A lot of people when they think about starting a low carb diet, they think about all the foods they won’t be able to eat…ever again.  For example, they think in terms of ‘giving up things’, like bread, or pizza, soft drinks, beer or ice cream.  Or whatever other crap that’s relentlessly marketed to us by huge food […]

If you fell off the low carb horse this holiday season, don’t panic…

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

It happens.  We’re all human.  And if you tried to stay on a low carb diet during the holidays (including New Year’s) but ended up eating your weight in candy canes, cookies and pecan pies, it’s ok.  Really, it’s ok.  You survived!!  Going forward, I’d recommend forgiving yourself, if need be, and moving on  We are all […]

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