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Make your keto plan work for YOU

Make your keto plan work for you

Make your keto plan work for YOU

Making your keto plan work for YOU is crucial if this is going to be your lifestyle. I find looking ahead at the calendar and planning out how I am going to do my keto makes me much more successful.

Planning for Vacations – Before & After

Planning for Vacations – Before & After

Planning for Vacations – Before & After

I always go on vacation with a plan in mind. I do not claim to be 'keto perfect' 100% of the time, especially when I am on vacay. I strive to be as low carb as possible, but I know my carb load will be higher than normal so I don't want to throw a ton of fat into the mix (carbs + fat = weight gain)

How to Eat Keto during Thanksgiving

How to Eat Keto during Thanksgiving

How to Eat Keto during Thanksgiving

For many people, Thanksgiving is one of the best holidays of the year. Besides being a time to show gratitude for the events of the year, Thanksgiving is also a time when most people get together with their loved ones to share experiences, have a great time and strengthen family bonds.

The scale hasn’t changed but I have

The scale hasn’t changed… but I have

The scale hasn’t changed but I have

Something happened to me this past summer that really solidified the fact that ‘the scale is not the true measure of how our bodies are changing with keto.

One late afternoon we had a happy hour with our neighbors – there was a nice group of people there that I haven’t seen since the summer before.

Losing Weight After 40

Losing weight after 40

Losing Weight After 40

Something happens when you turn 40. Scientists tell us that our hormones change, our activity levels change, and our eating habits may change. Whatever it is, I think that one random night after your fortieth birthday, you gain thirty pounds. I’m gonna come right out and say it. Losing weight after 40 is challenging. It just sucks. So let’s get to how we can make it easier.

Staying Keto with Halloween Temptations

Staying Keto with Halloween Temptations

Staying Keto with Halloween Temptations

From the outrightly frightening costumes to the trick-or-treating for savory sweets and candies; Halloween is an interesting holiday which children and adults have come to love over the years. However, if you are eating keto, you just may miss out on some Halloween fun this year, as indulging in regular Halloween treats can easily undo all the hard work you have put into eating healthy. Well, except that you can decide to have yourself a keto Halloween, which is just as much fun!

The Importance of Macros to Your Keto Diet Plan

Importance of Macros

The Importance of Macros to Your Keto Diet Plan

I’m going to tell you a not-so-carefully guarded secret.

I don’t always track my macros. Macros are macronutrients, those bits and pieces that make up the nutritional side of food that you eat. Calories are just one part of your food. There’s also fat, carbs, and protein. These elements make up your macros.

Chocolate Chip Keto Cookies

Chocolate Chip Keto Cookies

Chocolate Chip Keto Cookies

Baking while keto is one of my favorite things. Sure, there’s lots of stuff you can buy that’s keto friendly. But often, you’ll find that those weight loss foods at the store are filled with ‘stuff’. Preservatives to help keep them fresh on the shelves for longer. Artificial sweeteners which can cause stomach upset. Dyes to make products look more palatable.
Baking keto-friendly substitutes of some favorites, such as these keto-friendly chocolate chip cookies, will really help if you’re trying to transition the family to the keto diet...

Training Performance on Keto

Training Performance on Keto

Training Performance on Keto

While it’s true that one of the side effects of the ketogenic diet is weight loss, anyone who is on keto with a weight loss goal has thought about adding a workout routine into the mix. However, there have been some complaints about the efficacy of keto when it comes to doing serious gym work. In short, will training performance be lacking while you’re on the ketogenic diet?

Are you all or nothing?

Are you all or nothing?

Are you all or nothing?

In my personal and business life, I like to set goals. I take those goals and break them down into digestible pieces. I schedule myself so that I can achieve these goals in a balanced, fun, and reasonably paced way. I really try to live my life with intention and purposely plan my life this way.

That said, sometimes I get an 'ah-ha' moment of inspiration, and I run with it!