So who doesn't love snacks?! I feel like I'm having a snack attack at least two to three times per day. I'm going to share with you some of my favorite go-tos that won't spike your blood sugar which leads you to a huge crash and burn with your energies as well as erratic blood … Continue reading Diabetic Healthy Snacks
Paleo is also known as Paleolithic diet. I don't necessarily love calling it a diet as it's more of a basis for a way of life because it includes way more than just food, but for today's sake we'll just focus on that part. Paleo diet is a tad more strict than the outlined information … Continue reading Paleo/Primal Diet Program Basics
"Drink more water" is what you're going to hear in response to a lot of questions regardinging maintaining optimal health. It's recommended that you drink on average about 8 glasses of water per day, unless otherwise notified by a physician. Some people are on a fluid restriction due to their heart failure or other reasons. … Continue reading Hydrate Yo-Self!
I was trying to figure out the best way to approach this post for the past few days now. I started this Whole30 program as my first official diet two weeks ago. I did it to be able to say to my fellow readers that, "Hey, if I can do it, you can do it … Continue reading Whole30 Final Update
What is the history behind gluten? Why does it have such a bad reputation today even among those who are not gluten sensitive? What products contain gluten? Should I be eating gluten or avoiding it? What is a better alternative to eating gluten that is going to benefit my long term health? There are so … Continue reading Gluten History: Good or Bad?
It's been an entire week, yippe!! I know, that sounds like a drop in the bucket, but going an entire week without sugar wasn't really something I was looking forward to. I know the benefits of not having sugar, so I think I was mentally better prepared than some, but not 100% psyched up about … Continue reading Whole30 1 Week Update
I just wanted to call myself out for not being a good cook, yup it's true. I think things will taste a certain way if I "wing it" and well as some of you know, winging it in the kitchen doesn't always turn out the way it was anticipated. I had a major FAIL when … Continue reading Whole30 Days 4 & 5 Update/Fail
Starting the Whole30 "diet" was a way to wipe my slate clean and start over. I found myself walking through the isles at the grocery store with no sense of excitement or pleasure as I saw all of the boxes of foods and their fancy labels. I knew that eating these things did nothing for … Continue reading Why I chose Whole30
Hey there! I'll make it short and sweet today, I just wanted to let you know how the Whole30 process was and to let you know I still have all my teeth 😉 The obsessive need to chew on ice and bottle caps has resolved, it was just on day 1. I think that was … Continue reading My Whole30 Days 1-3 Update
So what's all the rage with the latest diets out there? If you haven't heard of the Ketogenic or Paleolithic diet then consider yourself lucky because I'm about to school you! 😉 Ketogenic Diet AKA Keto The Keto diet involves putting your body in a state of Ketosis. When a person eats a normal American … Continue reading Keto & Paleo, What’s the Difference?