One of the biggest challenges that people who follow the ketogenic diet face may be surprising. There is a bit of a learning curve to figure out how to consume a diet that has 75% fat. Eating that much fat is hard! Especially when you take the carbs away. So much of the fat in… Continue reading Finding Fat to Consume
We have a busy travel schedule coming up. I’m currently hanging out in the Houston International Airport waiting to catch a (quite delayed) flight to San Diego for the 50 Year Celebration of Jazzercise! I’m super excited for this weekend. It’s going to be such a joyful and energetic event! However, it definitely cuts into… Continue reading Weeknight Meals #4 (3 weeks worth!)
My dad has started with MCT oil and this is the first time I’ve seen him in person while taking it. The results are amazing!
Sorry, y’all. I got a bit behind. I headed out of town last Thursday to visit my dad for his birthday and didn’t get any writing done even though I had convinced myself I would get a bunch done. I planned to write on the plane, then the plane was TINY and there was no… Continue reading Weeknight Meals #3
A common misunderstanding about the ketogenic diet is with respect to protein. Most people know keto means low carb, but the piece they are often missing is how much protein to consume and why. I think this is a frequently missed step that causes people to fail at achieving ketosis and fail at the weight… Continue reading Ketosis and how the body processes protein
Here’s what we ate last week – feel free to steal for your own meal planning. Shopping list at the bottom! Saturday – Ribeye steak, salad, and cheesecake Saturday night was Tom’s 40th Birthday Eve! The last day in his 30’s! We planned to go out for a fantastic (keto-cheating) dinner, but Tom’s work got… Continue reading Weeknight Meals #2
When I talk to someone about the keto diet, I typically get a response like, “I just couldn’t give up <name your favorite carb>”. I hear pasta, potatoes, bread. I also hear this a lot, “I’m sort of doing keto”. You can’t “sort of” do keto. You are either in ketosis or you’re not. You… Continue reading Managing Keto Cravings