My tips & tricks for beginners to ensure success on the keto diet!
It’s the end of the first full week of 2020 and I think all of us want to have already lost 10 lbs, but it’s doesn’t work that way for most of us. For first-time keto-ers, maybe, but the rest of us are already struggling with our own attitudes and desire to return to our… Continue reading 2020 with an Extra Side of Protein
Clearly I haven’t been writing much. I think it’s because I’m ashamed that I’ve gained weight in the last 6-7 weeks, so I feel like a fraud professing this amazing diet when I’m failing at it. But I started thinking, the struggle to maintain a lower weight and a restricted diet is real and worth… Continue reading Day 1. Again.
I feel like we finally got it back together after our multiple busy weekends and we had a successful meal prep/planning for the last two weeks. Here’s what’s been cooking: Happy Coincidence of Ingredients We had a combination of foods at our house that was either purchased with an unknown use (hello, Costco), left from… Continue reading Weeknight Meals #5 (2 weeks worth)
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!)
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
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
So, I thought my first post on our weeknight meals would look perfectly planned out and like we’ve totally got our life together. Well, that didn’t happen. It was a short work week, so we thought we could just wing it for those four “short” days. While we were able to keep everything keto-friendly, it’s… Continue reading Weeknight Meals #1
So I don’t know about you, but we definitely have minimal time or desire to prepare elaborate dinners Monday-Thursday nights. Add on the demand to balance the macros in every dinner and it’s just too much to manage on top of the million other things that we all try to accomplish in a weekday. Our… Continue reading What do we eat? Part 2 Weeknight Dinners
The first thing you should know about Tom and I is we have the ability to eat the same thing over and over and over. This makes meal planning super easy. I’m breaking this topic into parts because I think about our meal planning and shopping list in distinct parts as well. Part 1 is… Continue reading So what do we eat? Part 1.