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1 In Keto Life

Eating Out on a Ketogenic Diet

When you first start out on a Ketogenic diet, you might be intimidated going out to eat at a restaurant. However, eating while out and about can be pretty easy with some modifications. You should be able to find some Keto friendly meals at most places if you know what you are looking for. If you are the type who doesn’t like to speak up, eating out on a Ketogenic diet  might be a little tricky. Don’t be afraid to…

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4 In Food & Recipes/ 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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10 In Keto Life

7 Top Tips For Your Keto Lifestyle

If you have been trying to follow a Ketogenic diet, you may be a little overwhelmed. Information overload, right? A Ketogenic lifestyle has so many benefits…endless benefits, really. I have lost 70 pounds, have never felt better, and highly recommend this lifestyle to anyone who wants to get healthier, lose weight, have more energy, better digestion….pretty much anything!   However, I know some people get stuck in the research phase and don’t know where to start. They think their diet…

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17 In Keto Life

What Is Ketosis and How Can You Achieve It?

WHAT IS KETOSIS? The “keto” in a ketogenic diet comes from the fact that it makes the body produce small fuel molecules called “ketones” This is an alternative fuel for the body, used when blood sugar (glucose) is in short supply. Ketones are produced if you eat very few carbs (that are quickly broken down into blood sugar) and only moderate amounts of protein (excess protein can also be converted to blood sugar). Ketones are produced in the liver, from…

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11 In Healthy Living/ Keto Life

5 Reasons To Get Healthy Now

It’s that time of year when everyone starts thinking about summer…and shorts…and bathing suits. People start going on crash diets and gyms start filling to capacity. But what about the rest of the year? The benefits of being healthy don’t stop at your ability to fit in your bathing suit or at the number on the scale. Regular exercise and a healthy amount of weight loss can positively impact your overall health and well being. If you are a mom,…

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5 In Keto Life

Ketogenic Diet 101

KETO…it’s a thing, isn’t it? Everyone is talking about Keto, and you may be wondering why? What is the deal with the Ketogenic diet and how does it work? First, you should know that I don’t consider the Ketogenic diet an actual diet…I don’t diet. Diets are temporary and often don’t teach what really needs to be taught. This is a lifestyle. It is the way our ancestors ate and a way we should go back to. A ketogenic diet…

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16 In Food & Recipes

Watermelon Lime Sparkling Drink Recipe

Summer is coming to an end and kids are back to school. That happened fast, didn’t it? Thankfully, we are still experiencing nice weather and can spend most of our afternoons outside in the sunshine. I am still thinking of ways to make summer last a bit longer and enjoy the lazy, hot afternoons. One way we do that is with some special snacks after we finish our homeschooling for the day. Outshine Fruit Bars are a favorite snack around here,…

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13 In Food & Recipes

Chicken and Black Bean Burrito Bowl

Now that the weather is finally warming around here, it’s time to think about changing up the way I cook for the summer. Like most people, I try to avoid the oven at all costs so we can keep the house somewhat cool. The slow cooker and the grill are my friends, as well as anything I can make without an appliance. That is why this recipe is perfect! Who needs Chipotle??? You can make your own Mexican-inspired chicken burrito…

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14 In Food & Recipes

Apple Cinnamon Protein Pancakes

My children are always asking me to make pancakes. I admit, I’m not always eager to make a pile of pancakes first thing in the morning, but there’s nothing like seeing their faces when they wake up to freshly made pancakes on Saturday morning. This recipe makes you think you are eating apple pie.  You get all the comforting spices — such as cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg — we love from grandma’s apple pie without the sugary extra calories you get…

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16 In Food & Recipes

Vegan Slow Cooker Stew With Chickpeas and Spinach

Give me a slow cooker and a hearty stew on these chilly days, and I am one happy mama. This is one recipe that I go to multiple times each fall and winter. It’s super simple and my whole family will eat it, so that’s a win in my book. I love being able to throw some ingredients together in the morning and have dinner ready to go. It makes my day so much easier! This simple recipe is packed…

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