Sometimes you want some comfort food BUT really want to keep an eye on your nutrition. I’ve found when I get a hankering for some good old comfort food, it’s better to go with something higher in protein. That’s where this delicious high protein Spanish Zucchini Tortilla saves the day! Below is the recipe you… Read More High Protein Spanish Zucchini Tortilla
Most of you know my story in that I was having a monthly period until I had my hysterectomy at 53. Mine was a complete hysterectomy including ovaries and cervix. And yes I have been battling weight since. But is it because of my hysterectomy or is it due to the immediate surgical menopause? Most… Read More Why do some women gain weight during menopause?
Shrimp. Never ate it in my life until this year. Can you imagine not eating something for 59 years then loving it? I love it so much that I have probably tried it at least 10 different ways so far. I’ve heard your body changes every so many years but my change has been quite… Read More Low Carb Blackened Shrimp Dinner
One of the hardest things to do when you’re eating clean is snacks. I think this is the number one question I get asked all the time. What snacks can I eat? You know me and my philosophy. I say nothing is off limits in moderation. Most of us if we tell ourselves we CAN’T… Read More Ultimate list of healthy on the go snacks.
With the craziness we’ve been dealing with this year, I’ve been spending a lot of time in nature hiking and kayaking. The humidity is insane in Florida right now so drinking water while being active isn’t an issue. What is an issue? Healthy snacking. I’m not sure about you but many times when it’s hot,… Read More Low Carb Homemade Trail Mix
Low Carb Ranch Dressing? Low Fat Ranch Dressing? What’s your choice today? I love ranch dressing and use it for so many things including as a dip for my veggies and on my salad. What I don’t love? Is the amount of sugar generally found in store bought ranch or any flavor dressing for that… Read More How to make your own low carb or fat free creamy ranch dressing.
Should you join this month’s Paleo Challenge? Let me ask you something…what if: Eating right was fast and easy? You didn’t need to count calories? You didn’t have to hire a trainer, nutritionist, or a shrink? This actually worked? Great news: You can. I know ’cause I’m doing it. By now, you’ve probably heard a lot… Read More Paleo Challenge: How to join.
Looking for an easy breakfast or lunch that’s low carb and Paleo friendly? Here it is! I call this my bread-less low carb egg sandwich and let me tell you, it’s so delicious you won’t miss the bread. Super simple, uses produce that you already have and best of all? It’s fast. Ingredients: Egg Mixed… Read More Paleo Lunch Idea Low Carb Egg Sandwich
To eat carbs or not to eat carbs? That is the question. The strangest thing happened while I was training for my marathon – I gained weight. Four months of run training three to four times per week in addition to the fitness classes I teach and personally take, and I come off the marathon… Read More Carbs – good or bad?
If you know me, you know I love my crockpot! (This is my crockpot: 6 quart CrockPot) Picked up this recipe along the way from a friend that follows Paleo and I must say this crockpot chicken soup is so delicious that you don’t miss the noodles. Plus it’s a perfect fit for the fitness program that… Read More Grain Free CrockPot Chicken Soup