The trick to staying in ketosis is not only to avoid all obvious sources of carbohydrate, but also to be careful with your protein intake. If you eat large amounts of meat, eggs and the like, the excess protein will be converted into glucose in the body. This compromises optimal ketosis.
Ice cream for breakfast? Why not!
My little girl squeals with excitement if I say the word “ice cream”. Ok, my husband does as well. He’s a recovering ice cream-oholic!
Believe it or not, my daughter has only had “real” ice cream maybe three times in her short life…Hawaii, Cancun, and on a cruise. I have never had store-bought ice cream enter our kitchen because this is an easy and HEALTHY way to make ice cream. In fact, kids will enjoy making it with you as much as they do eating it.
I’m not a fan of dairy and sugar, or all the other additives, fillers, and preservatives they load in conventional ice cream. But that doesn’t mean you cannot enjoy the same delicious cold and creamy treat. The last time I had store-bought ice cream, my stomach paid the price. However, with this recipe, you’ll not only feel sweet tooth satisfaction but energized by the natural goodness.
I’ve tried a few different flavors of ice cream with various frozen fruit combinations but this one seems to be the winner.
Being a vegetarian prior to our Keto life, I love discovering and making LCHF vegetarian recipes! This has become our favourite “quick meal” that is so delicious and nourishing.
Have you ever took a moment to think about how hard your heart works for you, pumping nonstop your whole life? It’s up to us to show it some TLC.
The real “fountain of youth” is not fewer wrinkles, but actually how efficient your heart is working every single day.
Making small changes in your habits can make a real difference on the strength and longevity of your ticker. These action steps work in your favor to preserve your central pump, yet you don’t have to implement all seven at once. Even if you improve just one or two of these areas, you can reduce your odds significantly of falling victim to the #1 cause of death; heart disease.
I’m constantly creating and discovering new healthy, low sugar snacks. It’s especially convenient when you need something satisfying to ‘grab and go’. My daughter, Ayla, especially loves these because they are very tasty and fun to eat. We love making them together - it’s simple to prepare and quick to clean up! This recipe makes 50 energy bites that you can store in the freezer and take out when needed.
For years, we’ve known melatonin as the go-to for sleep aid. It’s naturally produced by our bodies; however, caffeine, alcohol, tobacco use, even stress can all lower melatonin levels in the body. For some people, melatonin can help their inherent rhythms get back on track for restful sleep. But does it work for everyone?