Protein 101

Various reports over the past 10-12 years indicate that Americans do not consume adequate protein, as a general rule.  Although SOME studies DO indicate that we have faithfully followed all the Standard American Dietary advice to reduce fat intake and processed meats, it appears that we still are poorly nourished overall.  Data from the NHANES […]

Low Carb Cinnamon Rolls

Y’all know I don’t write, publish, or encourage many sweet recipes, or substitutes for high carb treats because they tend to trigger increased cravings and poor eating choices for many. It’s honestly best to avoid these kinds of foods most of the time. However, I do understand the need to occasionally have a low carb […]

Metabolic Dysfunction

Dealing with metabolic dysfunction can seem overwhelming at first glance, or even after years of the struggle.  Information on the web can be confusing and downright contradictory.  Mainstream medicine offers little support and education regarding steps to take to improve health, and many functional/holistic professionals have their own “personal perspective” often founded in a variety […]

Top 10 Advanced Keto Secrets

Recently, I’ve answered a variety of questions about ketogenic eating and thought I might address some of them here in one blog article. One of the most common issues I’m asked to address is the impact of exercise on glucose.  The answer for each person is different, because each of us is unique, and our […]

Metformin – The Good, The Bad, & the Useful

Many people with diabetes, gestational diabetes, insulin resistance, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), and/or metabolic syndrome (MetS) are taking metformin, a drug that has been around for about 60 years. It is one of the oldest and safest medications used in the management of diabetes. Most people who take this medicine believe that it lowers glucose […]

Keto Shepherd’s Pie

1-1.5 lbs of ground beef 1/2 chopped onion 5-6 chopped, small sweet peppers 3 tsp minced garlic Allspice Salt & pepper to taste 1.5 cups leftover cauli-mash 1 can string beans 1/2 – 2/3 cup grated cheeses of choice Preheat oven to 350. Brown ground beef in skillet. Sprinkle lightly with allspice once all meat […]

Avocado Fries

Avocados Butter Melt 2 tbsp butter in skillet over medium heat. Halve avocados and remove pit. Slice each half into 4 slices. Place in skillet. Allow to brown and then turn each piece. Allow to brown. Turn heat off and remove from skillet. Serve.

Keto Cauli-Taters

1 head of cauliflower, cut into florets 1/2 stick of butter, softened 3-4 ounces of cream cheese 1 cup grated white cheddar 1 tsp garlic powder 1/4 cup (or less) heavy cream ( optional) Salt & pepper to taste Preheat oven to 350 degrees, and grease or butter casserole dish. Place chopped cauliflower into microwaveable […]

Just What is Ketosis?

I often get the question, “what is keto?” Sometimes, I hear, “keto’s dangerous.”  Various myths surround the word “keto” and ketogenic eating.  So, I thought I’d address some of these common myths and tell you the real truth about keto. Ketogenic diets were first used therapeutically in the early twentieth century; prior to the development […]

Discipline & Consequences 

I realize many of our followers aren’t religious or Christians, but I am, & as such, one of my goals is to share what’s on my heart from time to time. If you aren’t of faith, feel free to scroll on by. But for those of you who are, God laid this message on my […]