A Plant-Based Approach to Keto

Keto originated back in the 1920s, as a treatment for children with epilepsy. Reducing carbohydrates denied the brain’s seizure activity of glucose, which reduced the amount of seizures, and the patients lost weight as a result of the treatment. Keto now has become the most popular searched trend in regards to meal planning and weightContinue reading “A Plant-Based Approach to Keto”

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”

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”

Top 5 Fast Food Options for the Vegetarian Keto Diet

10 years ago I embarked on the journey of becoming vegetarian during my freshman year of college. Last year, I discovered the keto diet while attempting to slim down for my wedding and have been on/off it ever since. As a young adult and a registered nurse, I live a pretty fast paced life. WithContinue reading “Top 5 Fast Food Options for the Vegetarian Keto Diet”