Low Carb High Fat: My Journey with Food

Low Carb High Fat: My Journey with Food

I first want to say that I made this site to try to help and motivate people that are in the same situation as I was. Confidence almost hitting ground none – not able and not wanting to live the life of being overweight.I've made a group on Facebook where all low carb high fat dieters’ can talk and get together for support, so if you’d like to join you can! Even if you haven't started a low carb high fat diet yet, don't hesitate to join us – we try to help everyone and answer everyone's ...

How to Cook Perfect Crispy Bacon in the Oven

How to Cook Perfect Crispy Bacon in the Oven

I like to think one of the main reasons we switch over to a ketogenic diet is not for losing weight or living a healthier lifestyle, but for the love of the glorious bacon we get to eat all the time. Don't get me wrong, losing weight and living healthy is great, but not as great as the first taste of bacon you get in the morning on a daily basis!Being as I consume bacon so often, I was starting to get tired of the same old pan fried, semi-dry and sometimes soggy mess that ends up coming out. ...

Intermittent Fasting on a Keto Diet

Intermittent Fasting on a Keto Diet

Intermittent Fasting, or "IF", is a relatively new craze that is used as a supplement to your diet. It revolves around the timing of your food intake, and can have some benefits in the long run. There are quite a few people misinformed on fasting, so we’ll clear that up and explain how intermittent fasting can be useful.On your ketogenic journey, it's important to know that your success is not only dictated by eating enough fat and protein and restricting carbs. When you eat, how often you ...

The Best Low Carb Vegetables for Keto

The Best Low Carb Vegetables for Keto

Vegetables are an essential part of a healthy low-carb diet, but sometimes we’re stuck with decisions we might regret later. Some vegetables are high in sugar and don’t cut it nutritionally – so we need to weed them out. Make sure to be careful when eating vegetables as their carb counts do add up quickly.Below you'll find a quick visual guide on the best (and worst) low-carb vegetables for keto. Keep scrolling down to see a complete list of the most commonly consumed vegetables. At the ...

Easy 30 Minute Keto Chili

Easy 30 Minute Keto Chili

I cook my weekly meals on Sunday, so if I am running late on my schedule I will be sure to bang out a quick keto chili for the week ahead. Chili is always a staple during my weekdays in winter, but I don’t always have time to simmer them for 6 hours at a time. You can freeze and re-heat this as you want, too! That's why I came up with this.As a quick aside if you do have time, please do yourself the favor of trying our our most popular chili recipe: Not Your Caveman's Chili. It takes some ...

Spinach and Cheddar Scrambled Eggs

Spinach and Cheddar Scrambled Eggs

This is a breakfast staple for me, where it's my go-to a lot of the time. It's fast (only takes about 10 minutes), tastes great, and it's packed full of nutrients.These eggs will usually fill me up until around 1pm, and sometimes even longer. They're a great source of energy in the morning and keep you full for a good chunk of the day. If you're the type that has problems with hunger around 11, try these! The fats in the cheese and cream will be sure to help your stomach stay quiet until ...

The Ketogenic Diet – A Keto Guide for Beginners

The Ketogenic Diet – A Keto Guide for Beginners

What is a Keto Diet?A keto diet is well known for being a low carb diet, where the body produces ketones in the liver to be used as energy. It’s referred to as many different names – ketogenic diet, low carb diet, low carb high fat (LCHF), etc.When you eat something high in carbs, your body will produce glucose and insulin.Glucose is the easiest molecule for your body to convert and use as energy so that it will be chosen over any other energy source. Insulin is produced to ...

Keto Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Keto Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Call it a fat bomb if you will, but I'll call it my temptation atomic bomb. Chocolatey, peanut-buttery, rich, and purely delicious. This is the keto ice cream that I always make when I am having a craving for something sweet.All that fat-filled, creamy richness will fill you up in no time and have your sweet tooth put to sleep in even less. We're going to use cottage cheese to obtain the creaminess that ice cream is known for, but with only a fraction of the carbs.Cottage cheese!? THAT ...

Garlic and Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Garlic and Bacon Brussels Sprouts

I've been making these garlic and bacon Brussels sprouts for my family for a long time and they always beg me to make more, so I'd say it's one of their favorite keto recipes. Since Thanksgiving is coming up, I figured I'd share a recipe that is a guaranteed success for the holidays. Some onions, some garlic, and of course BACON! You always know it's going to be good when there's bacon involved.It's become such a staple for my family during the holidays that they actually get mad at me when ...

Toasted Garlic Cauliflower Wrap

Toasted Garlic Cauliflower Wrap

I recently started to get annoyed with the amount of carbs that are in wraps. I just don't want to be stuffing an extra 8-12 carbs in my diet when it can be avoided, so I started experimenting. Through some horrible failures, I found a good recipe over at EmpoweredSustenance.She found that using more egg in the mixture would allow it to hold together better when baking it. Bingo! Throw some spices and herbs in there, some gyro meat, and tzatziki sauce - and you have yourself a ...