Food for thought

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Keto-Style

Now’s the time to start planning your Thanksgiving day Feast with turkey and all the trimmings. One criticism we hear about Keto is that food options are limited especially when it comes to holidays. Well, I’m here to tell you otherwise.  You can have all of your Thanksgiving favourites, guilt free. By substituting a few ingredients, you can have all the foods you crave and still stay on your program.  For example, instead of preparing traditional mashed potatoes, try mashed turnips instead. It’s delicious and has the same mouth feel as potatoes but with much less carbs. Another good example...

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PREPARING KETO FOOD FOR THE HOLIDAYS: Adventures!

Just around this time of year I start to get super excited about planning and preparing KETO food for the holidays - the whole big deal of it - man, it is just awesome (in a good way)!  Okay admittedly I like a lot of nerdy, weird projects that somehow give me huge fulfillment and self gratification - colour me odd in that respect.  But to be honest, just like everybody else the holidays represent a time I can indulge myself in deliciousness, and I can share goodies with all those I love, while showing off some pretty cool eats! ...

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BULLET COFFEE (my love affair with)

The first time I heard about butter coffee I thought, um, yuck...I have to be honest I was not an instant fan. Also the fitness guru that was talking about it, looked like a bikini model who I suspected never dieted a day in her life - so credibility was kind of low there. Also, she mentioned the greatest thing about it was that AFTER she put it in the blender meaning coffee, and butter whizzed it around a bit, it was “thick and creamy” and I gagged at  the thought of thick coffee and also rebelled against the idea...

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The 2021 Holiday Season - A whole new ballgame

In the past, the holiday season was an excuse not to take care of myself.  I would eat too much, stop exercising and generally become a couch potato.  Well that has all changed for the better.  Since I jumped on the keto bandwagon about 2 years ago, I no longer have the desire to “let myself go'' during the holidays.  It’s primarily because I now have a better self image which comes with measurable weight loss and better health and wellness.  Once I made a conscious decision that I’m worth it and self care matters, then the holiday season didn’t...

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