It's Not the Turkey!

A Guide to Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) and Ketogenic Diets to Reverse Diabetes and Obesity (Diabesity)

It's Not the Turkey!

A Guide to Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) and Ketogenic Diets to Reverse Diabetes and Obesity (Diabesity)

Taco Casserole

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 2 cups of almond flour

  • 1 stick of butter, melted

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1/2 tsp salt

Filling:

Continue reading
Rate this blog post!:
2
Recent Comments
Jacki Barineau
Thank you! It is very good and if you make the guacamole that goes with it, it's so simple to make! Another thing you can do is di... Read More
Saturday, 15 July 2017 04:48
482 Hits
2 Comments

Guacamole

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe avocados
     
  • 1/2 tsp salt
     
  • 4 Tbsp mild salsa
     
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
     
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
     
  • (Optional) chopped cilantro, chopped onion
Continue reading
Rate this blog post!:
0
79 Hits
0 Comments

Why You Are Fat!

Fat Lady

The Struggle

It's a common misconception that we get fat because we eat too much and exercise too little—after all, this is what we've been told our whole lives!

So many of us (me included!) have spent years and years starving ourselves and exercising like crazy just trying to get the weight off—weight that seemed to appear for no apparent reason when it all began… We were told we just needed more willpower and to avoid eating too many calories or high-fat foods and that the weight would come off. We did as we were told, yet when we gained even MORE weight, we were chastised by our doctors for not following instructions! However, we KNEW we had done everything possible to lose the weight…

Continue reading
Rate this blog post!:
2
170 Hits
0 Comments

Obesity/Diabetes - Chicken or Egg?

It seems that the common perception is that people overeat, become obese, then get Type II diabetes… That overeating causes obesity which causes diabetes… and that to reverse diabetes you need to lose that weight!

However, I'd like to propose a different version of what happens (as have many others)! What if it were the opposite?! Remembering that Type II diabetes is really the highest level on the insulin resistance spectrum… I propose that it goes more like this:

Insulin resistance (diabetes) leads to obesity which leads to overeating!

Continue reading
Rate this blog post!:
1
Recent Comments
Jacki Barineau
Hi, Linda! Thank you so much for your kind comments! I'm thrilled to hear from a professional who is using this approach to help t... Read More
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 18:27
170 Hits
2 Comments

Squash Casserole

Ingredients:

  • 1 bag frozen yellow squash (or equivalent of fresh squash)

  • 4-6 slices of bacon

  • 1 medium onion

  • 1/2 cup almond flour

  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

  • 16 oz grated sharp cheddar cheese

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise

  • salt, pepper, garlic powder to taste
Continue reading
Rate this blog post!:
1
92 Hits
0 Comments

In the Beginning...

Journey

Getting Started

So you've decided to begin a ketogenic lifestyle and don't know where or how exactly to start! You're in the right place! I will share some of the very basics of LCHF/Keto and also some of my own journey, as well as some books, articles, and videos from other web sites to help you get started right…

First of all, some terminology clarification… You will hear several terms to describe this way of eating (WOE - there's your first term!), and it can become confusing. Here are a few and what they mean:

Continue reading
Rate this blog post!:
1
166 Hits
0 Comments

Advertisement