Maintain, Don’t Gain for the Holidays!

This holiday season will definitely be different in many ways. Due to Covid-19, our gatherings will be smaller or just with our family inside the home this year. However, one thing that remains the same is that indulgent meals and grandiose buffets are a staple of the most wonderful time of the year. It almostContinue reading “Maintain, Don’t Gain for the Holidays!”

Keto Milk Substitutions : Avoiding the Sugar in Milk

If you ever assess the nutritional facts of a milk carton, you’ll notice that milk contains sugar. Whole Milk is surprisingly high in net carbs due its high amounts of lactose, which the body breaks down into simple sugars during digestion. Substituting milk for keto-friendly alternatives can help you improve your progress towards your weightContinue reading “Keto Milk Substitutions : Avoiding the Sugar in Milk”

A Hidden Gem in the Poconos: Akwabaa The Mansion at Noble Lane Review

Covid-19 has had a devastating impact on hospitality-related businesses across the nation as many were forced to close their doors to ensure the safety of staff and customers. Now that the case numbers were decreasing and hotels/inn were slowly reopening their doors, I knew that I wanted to take a short socially distanced getaway duringContinue reading “A Hidden Gem in the Poconos: Akwabaa The Mansion at Noble Lane Review”

The Top 5 Hidden Sugar Offenders

When you think of sugars, most people think of birthday cake, ice cream, and candy! Many don’t realize that carbohydrates are actually digested and broken down into sugars prior to entering the bloodstream. Eating foods high in carbohydrates is almost synonymous to foods high in sugar. Research studies show that excess sugar increases your riskContinue reading “The Top 5 Hidden Sugar Offenders”

How to Stay Consistent with Health Goals Over the Weekend

During the week, you’ve packed your lunch every day, ate all the meal prepped food you’ve cooked for the week for dinner, avoided fast food, and hit the gym three times. Now, it’s Friday and you feel ready to let loose! Then Monday morning comes along and you’ve realized you’ve regressed on your goals andContinue reading “How to Stay Consistent with Health Goals Over the Weekend”

Review: Sweet Earth Benevolent Bacon

While grocery shopping at my local Giant food, I came across this vegetarian bacon that I have never seen before in the refrigerated aisles. Morningstar brand has always been my product of choice when it comes to vegetarian foods. However, I was delighted to try something new when I discovered the Sweet Earth Hickory andContinue reading “Review: Sweet Earth Benevolent Bacon”

Done with Diets: Becoming the healthiest version of you

Honesty moment… I do not like the word diet. I’ve actually made a conscious attempt to remove this word from my vocabulary and willingly chose not to include this term in my 7-Day Modified Keto Vegetarian Meal Plan. People often ask me if my diet is over now that I’ve achieved weight loss. My answerContinue reading “Done with Diets: Becoming the healthiest version of you”

Veggie Tots: The Tater Tot Alternative

Breakfast has always been my favorite meal of the day and the one meal where I willingly eat the most carbs. Therefore, finding a low carbohydrate tater tot alternative at my local Giant food store was the best thing for me since sliced bread. Green Giant’s Veggie Tots Broccoli and Cheese have now become theContinue reading “Veggie Tots: The Tater Tot Alternative”

Low Carb & Oral Health: The Surprising Side Effect

In October of 2018 just prior to my wedding date, it was time to visit my lovely friend “the dentist”. I had planned out my teeth cleaning that way so that my teeth would be pearly white for my BIG day. That same day I found myself with 4 cavities that required fillings and twoContinue reading “Low Carb & Oral Health: The Surprising Side Effect”

Keto Mac and Cheese Recipe

Cauliflower is one of the most versatile ingredients for the Keto Diet. This time it is used for a creamy indulgent Mac ‘n’ cheese. Yes, I know it’s cauliflower but what is the best part of Mac ‘n’ cheese then the seasoning and the cheese cause?! I’ll wait… This healthy low carb Mac ‘n’ cheese recipeContinue reading “Keto Mac and Cheese Recipe”