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Fall Season Fat Bombs

Fall Season Fat Bombs

I've been seeing more and more people on the keto diet posting their recipes for fat bombs. I decided to jump on the bandwagon and throw mine up too! Since it's Fall, I decided a little bit of allspice won't hurt - I love it at this time a year. Talk about quick and easy, this recipe combines chocolate and peanut butter - one of the best combinations in existence. It practically makes my mouth water every time I think of it. Add in a dash of allspice, and you've got yourself a tasty treat ...

Prosciutto and Mozzarella Bomb

Prosciutto and Mozzarella Bomb

I find that I struggle the most during weeknight dinners because, honestly, who has time to slave in the kitchen after a hard day’s work? This Prosciutto and Mozzarella Bomb is not only filling, but it also pairs well with almost anything!  Made from a fresh mozzarella ball wrapped in prosciutto, then pan-fried - which creates a salty, smokey, and crispy exterior for the cheese filling. Throw on top of a bowl of baby spinach, olive oil, and balsamic glaze. Or how about sliced tomatoes ...

What is Unsaturated Fat? A Comprehensive Guide

What is Unsaturated Fat? A Comprehensive Guide

Unsaturated fats are a broad category of fatty acids we consume in our diets. Although they are commonly known as “healthy fats,” some unsaturated fats can actually worsen our health. In fact, unsaturated fatty acids represent each end of the health spectrum, from completely toxic trans fats to polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats that help support optimal health and longevity. To better understand this complicated category of fats, let's take a look at unsaturated fatty acids from the ...

What is Polyunsaturated Fat? The Truth About This “Healthy” Fat

What is Polyunsaturated Fat? The Truth About This “Healthy” Fat

Most of our fat intake comes from three types of fatty acids: polyunsaturated, monounsaturated, and saturated. Each one has unique properties that interact with our bodies in different ways. Polyunsaturated fats, in particular, sparked the first investigations into how certain fats may be essential for optimal health, growth, and development. This led to the discovery of omega-6s, omega-3s, and what we now know as "essential fatty acids" —  which are all polyunsaturated fats. Despite the ...

What is Monounsaturated Fat? Everything You Need to Know About This Healthy Fat

What is Monounsaturated Fat? Everything You Need to Know About This Healthy Fat

Of the four types of dietary fat, monounsaturated fat is the only one that isn’t riddled with controversy. Just one search for “healthy fat” will yield thousands of articles recommending the consumption of foods that are high in monounsaturated fats. Regardless of the diet or the person, it seems that this fatty acid is unanimously crowned as being healthy. The same cannot be said for other naturally occurring fats like saturated fats and polyunsaturated fats, which both have research backing ...

Top 25 Keto Approved Foods to Accelerate Fat Loss

Top 25 Keto Approved Foods to Accelerate Fat Loss

Losing weight can be a complicated process filled with questions. Will this food help me burn fat? Is that going to stall my progress? Fortunately, most of your weight loss questions will be answered when you eat the right foods. What exactly do I mean by the "right" foods? You may think they are the foods that make you burn a significant amount of belly fat. However, these foods don't exist. The only way to legitimately accelerate fat loss with food is to consume foods that help you ...

How Much Fat Should You Eat on a Ketogenic Diet?

How Much Fat Should You Eat on a Ketogenic Diet?

Fat is a key component of the ketogenic diet. In fact, how much fat you eat will determine whether you achieve your goals or struggle to get the scale moving. For example, If you eat too much fat, then your weight loss progress will stall, and you may even start to gain more body fat. On the other hand, If you don't eat enough, then you will lose weight at an unhealthy pace while fighting off hunger pangs and fatigue. To find the Goldilocks amount of fat you must eat to meet your goals ...

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bombs

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bombs

This recipe is magical. The first thing you see is crisp bacon wrapped around chicken, but cut it open and it reveals a cheesy interior! It's a trick, where you serve something amazing looking that only gets better as you dive into it. The half chicken breasts are stuffed with cream cheese, ricotta, and spinach. Then they are held closed with a bacon wrapping and pan seared before getting finished off in the oven. They already look amazing enough to serve to someone special. I ...

What Are Omega 3 Fatty Acids?

What Are Omega 3 Fatty Acids?

Omega-3 fatty acids are a special type of fat molecule. As a triglyceride, they consist of a small compound called glycerol (C3H8O3) attached to three chains of carbon atoms called fatty acids. They are a polyunsaturated fat, which means that they contain more than one carbon-carbon double bonds. In contrast, monounsaturated fats contain only one carbon-carbon double bond while saturated fats contain no carbon-carbon double bonds. Fatty acids generally have two ends: a carboxylic acid, which ...

Keto Bacon Burger Bombs

Keto Bacon Burger Bombs

Up your fat intake with these delicious burger bombs. Cheese stuffed inside sausage and wrapped in bacon! Dip them in your favorite sugar-free condiments and it tastes like it’s straight out of a take out window. The best thing about these burger bombs are that they only require 3 main ingredients. I used raw sausage rounds for this recipe, but if you can’t find them, you can always take the skin off breakfast sausages and use the raw meat, after flattening them into small circles. While ...