It’s fun to workout now

It’s fun to workout now

Here are some of my before and after shots. Wow - I barely recognize that "before" lady anymore!I've lost 25 pounds, and the great news? I'm only halfway there! I'm gonna lose another 25!In the past, I would be at a point where I'd give up now. I'd be missing the "old" foods, and I'd be looking in the mirror and seeing such a difference and feeling like I've hit that "I look good enough" stage.I'd be tired of eating in a restricted way. I'd be craving craving craving and wondering ...

Keto Gyros

Keto Gyros

I had a craving the other day for some nice, big, Gyro sandwiches. You know the ones I'm talking about: hot fluffy bread stuffed with thinly shaved meat, veggies, and of course that yogurt sauce. I'm not even sure what the best part of a Gyro is, they're so good.So I created this keto friendly version that makes use of our coconut flour tortilla recipe. You can easily bake the meat in your oven, so you do not need to own a rotisserie. The meat mixture is put through a food processor in ...

Herbed Roast Chicken with Brussels Sprouts

Herbed Roast Chicken with Brussels Sprouts

Here's a buttery roasted chicken dinner that you can put together with ease. First I'll show you how to get your bird trussed for roasting, then we'll give the chicken a nice butter massage. We'll use fresh herbs like oregano and thyme, as well as dried marjoram and parsley, to infuse the meat with flavor. Then, before the last stretch of the roasting process, we'll throw some Brussels sprouts into pan as well. It's a one pan meal!I don't know about you guys, but I have had a very hard ...

Dawn Lost 50 Lbs

Dawn Lost 50 Lbs

It all started November 2014 with boimetrics testing for our health insurance. After getting my results, I just wanted to cry. I want to be healthy for myself and my kids. I've tried every diet imaginable with little to no success. February 2015 I did a lot of research on ketogenic lifestyle and started to make a change. I use ruled.me to figure my macro nutrients and I LOVE the recipes! I try at least 1 new recipe a week, being a busy working mother of 2. At my heaviest in February I started at ...

Keto Mississippi Roast

Keto Mississippi Roast

This keto Mississippi roast can be shoved in your slow cooker early in the day for a hands free but tasty dinner. The shredded beef is punched up with peppery flavors and peperoncinis that almost melt into the meat.There are a number of recipes for this roast style on the internet, but I created this version to not use any spice packages. You can use ingredients that you probably have in your pantry already. I also like to use the sliced peppers instead of the whole peppers. Family ...

Easy Keto Cordon Bleu

Easy Keto Cordon Bleu

This recipe is quick, so it's the perfect dinner to whip up on those busy weeknights. I've taken the classic chicken cordon bleu recipe and reformatted it to be keto friendly and easy to prepare. I really like this dish because the flavor combo of ham, Swiss, Dijon mustard, and chicken are hard to beat. I also love that even though this recipe uses chicken breasts and bakes them in the oven - they come out nice and juicy.With a typical cordon bleu you might worry about creating a ...

Ultimate Cheeseburger Loaf

Ultimate Cheeseburger Loaf

This Ultimate Cheeseburger Loaf is cheeseburger heaven on a plate. It’s like one enormous cheeseburger! The filling is ground beef seasoned with onions, garlic, and a bit of Worcestershire sauce. Traditional cheeseburger toppings like yellow mustard, tangy dill pickles and red onion are layered over the ground beef filling. The whole thing is smothered with mounds of cheddar cheese, then wrapped up in a delicious and filling pastry to create mouthwatering perfection. Yep, this recipe is a ...

25 Keto Recipes for Saint Patrick’s Day

25 Keto Recipes for Saint Patrick’s Day

It seems like everyone celebrates Saint Patrick's Day, whether they are Irish or not.  With all the drinking, dinners, and green tinted sweets floating around it can seem nearly impossible to stick to your plan.  Don't worry, you won't need any luck to keep the holiday keto friendly.  We've rounded up 25 great low-carb recipe ideas for Saint Patrick's Day.  Some of them are more traditional like a roast, Irish soda bread, or colcannon.   Others were picked we thought their vibrant green hues ...

Keto Okonomiyaki

Keto Okonomiyaki

What is okonomiyaki? Well, it's a deliciously prepared savory pancake that gets stuffed with meat and shredded cabbage. As if that's not enough, it's slathered in tangy BBQ sauce and mayo before finally dusted with powdered seaweed and bonito flakes. When the server brings the plate to your table the bonito dances across on top and your friends go, "Wow!" It's a really special experience.That's the simple version anyway, because Japan has hundreds of different types of okonomiyaki. The ...

Michelle Has Lost 50 Lbs and Counting

Michelle Has Lost 50 Lbs and Counting

About me: my name is Michelle. I'm 30 years old and have struggled with my weight my entire life. Growing up heavy was really hard on me. I was constantly picked on in school for my weight starting at an early age, which had a huge impact on my self esteem. By the time I was in middle school, I had to wear women's clothing and was miserable. I quickly fell into a cycle of eating my sorrows for being picked on, as well as stress eating for comfort when I faced any difficult situation. I will ...