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12 In Food/ Healthy Living/ Keto Life

Low Carb, Healthier Versions of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Comfort food is called “comfort food” because of the feelings it envokes; food can calm nerves, relieve stress and brighten moods. Food can warm up our bodies when it is brutally cold and bitter outside. Food is also a great way to bring people together for fellowship and community. Most people tend to reach for food that is higher in carbohydrates during times like these, but when you are following a low carb or keto diet, you still can crave…

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7 In Food

Simple and Healthy On the Go Summer Snacks

Summer is officially here in New England and we couldn’t be happier! Although we technically are year round homeschoolers, we do take a longer stretch off in the summer, and really look forward to it. We enjoy spending most of our days outside during the summer months and beyond. Because we live on the East Coast, there are so many things do do during the summer months that we otherwise can’t. We can visit our local splash pads and Dinosaur Place,…

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11 In Food/ Keto Life

A Simple Way to Feed Your Family Healthy Food

Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month? If you have been around here for any amount of time, you likely know how passionate I am about healthy living. I am a busy homeschooling mom of seven, with an online business…but I still make my health and the health of my family a top priority. I have always had a passion for health and nutrition, as far as I can remember. I even went to college with a premed…

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9 In Food/ Healthy Living/ Keto Life

5 High Fat Foods To Help You Lose Weight

We have heard it before: Gram for gram, fat has more than twice the calories of protein or carbohydrates, and eating too many calories leads to weight gain; therefore, people should eat less fat. Right? Not so fast. While reducing calories does work for short-term weight loss, sustainable, long-term weight loss is a bit more complicated. According to the The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, long-term weight loss depends on how the body processes and interacts with food and all its nutrients, not just its calories. How else could…

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14 In Food/ Healthy Living/ Keto Life

Instant Pot Low Carb Beef Stew

Thank goodness for this Instant Pot beef stew recipe! After starting a Keto diet, I was missing my favorite comfort foods. Typically, beef stew consists of lots of carbs, which isn’t something you want to indulge in when trying to maintain ketosis. Thankfully, this beef stew allows me to indulge without feeling any guilt! A traditional beef stew, with fall-apart tender beef, vegetables, and rich broth, is almost impossible to pull off on a weeknight. It can take two to three…

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8 In Food/ Keto Life

Keto Cauliflower and Bacon Au Gratin

This post is sponsored by Stella® Cheese but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Now that Thanksgiving is over, all the focus goes towards Christmas planning, doesn’t it? And with the thought of Christmas comes all those gorgeous gourmet meals. When you are following the Keto diet, holiday meals can seem a little intimidating! I was lucky enough to find some amazing Keto Thanksgiving Recipes to enjoy and I will be scouring to do the same for…

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1 In Food

Halloween Night Chaos – My Secret Weapon

This post is sponsored by Red Baron but the content and all opinions expressed are my own. Moms, you know those nights. The ones where the kids are bouncing off the walls, you are exhausted, and everything seems to be going wrong? With seven kids, I have had more than my fair share of those nights. Halloween Night Chaos Without fail, one of those chaotic nights is Halloween night. While we don’t practice Halloween in the typical fashion, we do…

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0 In Food/ Keto Life

Keto Peanut Butter Cookies

Chunky, smooth, swirled with sugar free jam; no matter how you enjoy it, peanut butter is a classic favorite! This is your Grandma’s classic cookie recipe brought up to Keto SPEED! Chewy and delicious, these treats are perfect for sharing!Whether you are new to the ketogenic lifestyle, or have been enjoying it for awhile, you’ll love how easy and delicious these are!     Peanut Butter Cookies ½ cup coconut flour 1 cup granulated Sucralose 1 cup peanut butter, no…

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2 In Food/ Keto Life

21 Of The Best Keto Fat Bomb Recipes

If you are following a Ketogenic diet, you have probably heard of Fat Bombs. Fat Bombs are a staple in our house. With a large family, we go through them like crazy. I try and make at least 2 different kinds each week and store them in the freezer for a quick snack. We all have our favorites, and I am sure you will too after reading through this list!   What Are Fat Bombs? Fat Bombs are edible little…

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6 In Food

Balsamic Glazed Salmon With Sauteed Spinach

I could literally eat salmon every day of my life and be a perfectly happy woman. Unfortunately, my family doesn’t agree with my love affair, so I have to be content with having salmon a few times a month. One thing I have converted my family to is a Ketogenic lifestyle. In simple terms, this mean we eat a high fat, low carb diet. People often raise their eyebrows when I tell them this, especially if it is a new…

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