Food: Summer After Dinner Treat

I get it – some parts of the bay area as well as cities around the world – the weather is warming up. Not so much in San Francisco – as you may or not know – we experience winter-like weather during the summer months here and actually the locals wear coats, and ankle boots […]

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Just A Cake – You Might Say

I stay away from desserts as much as possible – but when one click leads you to a healthy baking recipe such as this gorgeous take on a cake, you share, you bake, and you indulge: INGREDIENTS: For the cake: 2 cups blanched almond flour ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Korean BBQ stuffed Bell Peppers

I indulged past my Keto diet plan while away for the past two weeks, telling myself while scuffing down food that I was going to regret it when I returned home. The only saving grace for me was that I walked it off so the outcome of my cheating wasn’t as bad as I thought […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Garlic Shrimp with Honey Drizzle

Although I am following a no-carb no sugar diet, I have to consider the family when preparing dinner – Meaning to clarify – a dish where I can leave out the carbs and enjoy the key parts of the meal to feed my dietary needs. Like this amazing recipe I found here: In this case […]

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Food: Lemon Cake The Healthy Way

Whether you’re aim is to be gluten free, have embraced the Paleo or Keto lifestyle or welcome vegan, this recipe for lemon cake is one to keep handy for when craving sweets: RECIPE ¼ cup coconut flour ¼ teaspoon Himalayan pink salt ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¼ cup coconut oil ¼ cup maple syrup 3 […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Salmon, Dill and Lemon

Just to remind, I am following a very strict diet of eliminating carbs and sugar. So, finding creative ways to make dinner is hard. Especially for a family with different dietary needs. This recipe is close to one I already follow when baking salmon – except that is has the option to add the potatoes […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight: Healthy Lasagna Alternative

With this managed carb and hardly sugar diet (notice how managed and hardly are inserted) because – trying to avoid carbs is pretty difficult when even the best of vegetables are made up of the worst of carbs and the most of sugars. So, sticking to a list of what to do takes lots of […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Chipotle Lime Chicken of Sorts

Since I am being super careful with my carbs and sugar intake, I am  extra aware of how to tweak the meals I find online for our family dinner. So here’s the changes I’ve made to this recipe to work with my diet plan. Omit the honey, and the sweet potatoes, and eat the mango […]

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Lifestyle: Eating Healthy – Beef Satay and Peanut Sauce

  In kicking off week three of my efforts to cut out carbs and sugar, I am finding more recipes to keep me inspired to stay on track.  Like this easy recipe, which technically is a pretty solid alternative for the entire family (less folks with peanut allergies) and with a bowl of sticky rice, […]

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Food: No Carb, No Sugar Avocado Smoothie

I’ve been on this plan since April 2nd and I have to say, I am proud of myself for not falling off the wagon. Meaning, ordering chili fries and beer, or the need to munch through a large bag of skittles just because it is forbidden on this healthy eating plan. I can actually look […]

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