Low-carb side dishes can be a challenge for beginners. Maybe because we are all so used to carb-fest sides like potatoes, rice and noodles.
Vegetables to the rescue!
Clever low-carb versions of traditional side dishes exist – like cauliflower mash instead of mashed potatoes. And plenty of delicious vegetable recipes are naturally low in carbs. Keep reading “35 Low-Carb Keto Side Dishes”
Low-carb is a great diet for food lovers. You can have incredibly rich and satisfying meals. Succulent steak, scrumptious roast chicken, crispy bacon… Keep reading “Simple Low-Carb Food Substitutes”
Have you just started a low-carb diet? Is it harder than you thought?
Low-carb fans praise the diet as the easiest way to lose weight. Generally, I agree with that.
But it’s not always easy immediately. The first several days – or even weeks – can be a struggle for some of us.
Keep reading “7 Reasons Your Low-Carb Diet Will Get Easier Soon”
The best part of going low-carb is all the great food you get to eat – while losing weight.
Crispy bacon for breakfast. Juicy steak. Creamy rich desserts. Butter!
The list goes on and on…
Look at all these fantastically rich and scrumptious foods you can enjoy freely on your low-carb diet – and still lose weight!
Keep reading “20 Great Low-Carb Foods and Treats”
Are you looking for Keto recipes? At a glance, it seems like there are many choices.
Google brings up hundreds of Keto websites. Facebook has dozens of pages about Keto and low-carb cooking. Pinterest is brimming with photos of low-carb food.
But not all these recipes are as good as they look.
Keep reading “Book Review: The Ketogenic Cookbook”
Are you eating enough fat? If you are on a ketogenic diet, like Keto or Atkins Induction, you must eat fat to get thin.
Fat is wonderful. Fat adds joy to food. You can indulge in fantastically rich and scrumptious meals while losing weight. Easy, right?
But we’ve been brainwashed by decades of misguided anti-fat propaganda. Habits are hard to reverse.
Keep reading “30 Ways to Eat More Fat”
Keto Diet is easier than low-fat or calorie-counting diets. It lets you lose weight without going hungry.
But you might run into some problems, especially in the beginning. Sugar cravings, Keto flu, tiredness and mood swings can strike at any point.
Can you fix these problems with supplements? Scientific research confirms that you can. Keep reading “7 Ways to Boost Your Keto Diet with Multivitamins”
Are you diligent about counting your carbs? Every gram matters when you are aiming for a very low daily intake.
You are probably already careful about checking food labels, weighing your food, and keeping a food diary. Keep reading “Net Carbs – Avoiding Common Mistakes”
Do you worry about getting enough fibre on your low-carb diet?
Critics often cite lack of fibre to claim low-carb nutrition is not healthy.
Is this a real issue?
Fibre deficiency is common. Most adults get less than the recommended minimum, even on a standard diet.
Keep reading “Low-Carb High-Fibre Foods”
Truvia is a granulated sugar substitute.
I have tried many sweetener brands, but finally settled on Truvia as my preferred option. I now use it in all of my low-carb recipes.
Lately, I’ve been getting lots of questions and comments about Truvia.
There seems to be some confusion on whether it is suitable for low-carb dieters. Keep reading “Is Truvia sweetener ok for low-carb diets?”