Low Carb Lemon Bars – A Low Carb Summer Sweet Treat

Low Carb Lemon Bars – A Low Carb Summer Sweet Treat

  Since summer is here, and I love sweets, I thought this weekend I would make some low carb lemon bars with a butter cream frosting. There’s nothing like a cool, sweet, tart lemon bar and a nice cup of iced orange spiced tea on a sultry summer evening. Each one of these large (and they are large) lemon bars has about 8 grams of effective carbs in each piece. By using my ninja blender, these are quick and easy…

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Ketogenic Diet vs Low Carb vs What I Do – My Top 3 Diet Strategies

Ketogenic Diet vs Low Carb vs What I Do – My Top 3 Diet Strategies

It’s very likely that you’ve heard some, if not all, of the terms ketogenic diet, low carb diet, paleo, atkins, etc. Today I will be telling you what my own diet is, and a little bit of my journey. I won’t be giving you a whole bunch of links to studies that have been conducted for two reasons. You can Google them yourselves. You’ll always find that one study contradicts another one. I’ve read tons of studies and articles. The…

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One Small Step

One Small Step

One small step doesn’t seem like a lot, does it? However, that one small step is sometimes the hardest thing in the world to do. Like the guy who made that footprint in the picture above, I felt like I was completely out of my depth when I decided to change my life. Being in new territory is scary. Perhaps you’ve been on countless other diet programs in the past, and it seems like life just keeps you on a…

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A Low Carb Feast For Kings

A Low Carb Feast For Kings

Rachel and I had some friends over for a little Memorial Day bar-b-que, and let me tell you, we had some food!! I decided on making some smoked wings, steak, shrimp, asparagus, corn, and a low carb triple berry pie. I think I did pretty well, if I do say so myself. I’ll post the full recipes shortly, but here are a few pics from the cook out. I first used the snake method of low and slow smoking for…

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Low Carb Appetizer Recipes – Memorial Day Hot Wings!!

Low Carb Appetizer Recipes – Memorial Day Hot Wings!!

  I am an absolute fiend for some wings, and my wonderful bride-to-be loves them as well! She just won’t eat them unless it’s at home. So, I came up with this recipe. These wings are baked until they are crispy. Then I toss them in a sauce of jerk seasoning and Louisiana Hot Sauce. These are perfect for having as an appetizer, or they can be a meal in and of themselves. This is definitely one of my go…

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Memorial Day Weekend Waffles!

Memorial Day Weekend Waffles!

  I thought this weekend was the perfect time for my new recipe of Browned Butter Coconut Flour Waffles! With only 5 grams of effective carbs, these waffles were a delicious and delectable treat for this Memorial Day Weekend. Perfect with a little butter, fruit, whipped cream, or just some Sugar Free Syrup by Cary’s that I favor. Enjoy! Coconut Flour Browned Butter Waffles – (5 effective carbs per waffle!!) Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 10-15 minutes (depends on…

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The Carb Day = The Necessary Day

The Carb Day = The Necessary Day

  I believe having a carb day should not be considered a “cheat” day. I believe that a carb day is a necessary part of any low carbers diet. There are a number of reasons I believe this. For one, I enjoy carbs. I love sweets. I love cakes in any, and all, of their many delicious forms. I enjoy a healthy heaping of french fries, or a perfectly cooked burger, under a layer of buttermilk fried bacon, on a…

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Tip of the Week – It’s a marathon, not a sprint!

Tip of the Week – It’s a marathon, not a sprint!

If you’ve ever been on a diet, then I’m sure you know what I’m about to say. We’ve all done it. We step on the scale, day after day, waiting for it to change. It’s important to remember that this isn’t a race, it’s a marathon, and it’s one that ‘s measured, not in days or weeks, but in months and years. True change in body composition takes time. If you’re brand new to this whole getting in shape thing, then…

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Top 3 Things To Avoid On A Low Carb Diet

Top 3 Things To Avoid On A Low Carb Diet

There are innumerable articles and websites out there that will tell you their own opinions about what to do, or not to do, on a low carb diet. I thought I would share some of my own personal opinions in the form of my top 3 things I avoid on my low carb life diet. Drinking your carbs and calories. These includes drinks such as juice, soda, smoothies, beer, wine, and any number of other calorie-dense, high-carb beverages. There are a…

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