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5 In Keto Life

Easy Keto Snacks, Ready in 5 Minutes or Less

If you are new to the Ketogenic lifestyle, you may be wondering about snacks. I know I get a lot of questions about what snacks are approved when following the Keto diet…and if snacking is even allowed, in general. Ideally, on the Ketogenic diet, you will not be snacking. You want to maximize the time between meals so your body will use your fat stores as fuel. This is especially true if you are practicing intermittent fasting. If you are…

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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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5 Budget Friendly Keto Foods

Keto on a budget? It’s possible! I know how it feels to be on a strict budget. We are a family of nine, with many different food allergies. When I first heard of the Ketogenic diet, I thought it was only for those with a disposable income. To be honest, you do hear many people who say you need the finest, most expensive salmon, special oils and protein powders, fancy bone broths etc. While those things are all amazing for…

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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

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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1 In Food & Recipes/ Healthy Living

Healthy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

CONFESSION: I have never been a fan of cauliflower. Ever. I have always liked broccoli, but couldn’t get into cauliflower. In the last year or so, I have found a few recipes that have changed my mind. Cauliflower pizza crust is one of them and I have an awesome roasted cauliflower recipe. THIS IS ONE OF THOSE RECIPES. It has even been approved by my Buffalo wing loving husband, so you know it’s good! If you are trying to eat…

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