2021: Keto on a Dime

Apr 20, 2021

2020 has presented many challenges and a need to adapt on many levels. Managing money is a matter on most people’s minds, and stretching the food budget as much as possible is ideal to remain low-carb without breaking the bank.

A ketogenic diet is whatever you choose to make it. You can opt to eat top-shelf fare if your funds allow for it. Still, home-canned corned beef with a side of sauteed cabbage is a fantastic mealidea to stretch a dollar without getting caught up in the trappings of eating lower quality, highly-processed foods that may compromise health to save money.

Luckily, there are loads of budget-friendly, low-carb, high-fat foods, like eggs or mackerel, you can use as a basis for your keto meal plan. Plus, utilizing fresh, canned pantry foods or store-bought items like pork rinds can go a...Read More

Keto For Beginners

Mar 24, 2021

The keto diet is everywhere you look. Touted for helping people achieve drastic weight loss, improve energy, and heal all sorts of chronic conditions, is there potential that it could be some sort of miracle diet?

Maybe not a miracle, but it’s definitely capable of restoring health and balance to people struggling with a number of health issues.

So, what’s all the hype with keto?

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Creative Keto Meals and Recipes in a Jar

Mar 23, 2021

Meal preparation is a cornerstone of dietary success, regardless of your eating style. And well-proportioned meals that mind your desired macros to facilitate rapid results is a sure-fire approach to victory on a ketogenic diet without the fuss of always needing to make food on-demand.

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Convert Your Favorite High-carb Foods to Keto-friendly Meals

Feb 16, 2021

Food provides so much more than nutritional sustenance. A whiff of your mom's freshly-baked homemade bread may transport you to childhood, or the taste of a variety of other foods may evoke a feeling or memory attached to palpable experiences.

The powerful connection between food and emotion is strong, and this makes the vicious cycle created by binging on poorly-chosen comfort foods can be a hard habit to break—especially depending on how your mood ebbs and flows.

But once you commit to a ketogenic, low-carb, high-fat diet, some habits that no longer serve us must go. So, you may feel torn over still enjoying the high-carb meals you love and achieving your wellness goals.

The looming question: Is it possible to have it all—having the cake and eating it, too, literally? Well, there are certain best practices to consider on...Read More

The Keto Newbies Guide to the Ketogenic Diet (Beginner-friendly)

Feb 02, 2021

Whether the focus is macronutrients, ketosis, or intermittent fasting: the wonderful world of keto opens us up to new concepts and modalities that can benefit our health and well-being—along with helping us shed unwanted weight.

It is essential to understand the fundamentals of eating a low-carb, high-fat diet, and once you do, you'll realize that its guidelines are there to safeguard rather than deprive you.

And while learning of the many benefits of ketosis and the different approaches to the ketogenic diet are exciting, sometimes it's wise to start simple so as not to become overwhelmed with a lot of information all at once.

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