Category Archive: indulgences

Jun 08

Blood Sugar Friendly Fat Bombs

Keto is trending and I am enjoying the ride. I’ve always been low carb, but in the last year I have been increasing my fat and moderating my carbohydrates. Why? I want and deserve steady blood sugar control, and as an added bonus I am leaning out. As someone with type 1 diabetes, I have to …

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Nov 25

My Skinny Jeans and The Holidays

On average, can you guess how much we tend to gain this time of year? MedPage Today has the details, and while I can layout all the calculated percentages, the gist is, people gain. Above all, the time it takes to put weight on, is nothing compared to the time it takes to shake it off. …

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Feb 01

Order Up – Super Bowl (Paleo) Appetizers

Who is going to a Super Bowl party this Sunday? If you are nervous of the tempting dips, calzones and diet wreckers, manage the situation and bring something that is just as good and won’t derail your health goals. 1. Spiced Nuts 2. Chicken drumsticks 3. Homemade chips 4. Guacamole and jicama 5. Baked apple …

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Jun 06

Mashed Cauliflower

As of June 1 it turned winter here in Melbourne and with cold weather I am craving comfort food. Let health remain on the horizon with some out-of-the-box ideas for meals. Mashed cauliflower hit the spot tonight and it was so so easy to make. Ingredients: 1 head of cauliflower, chopped Himalayan sea salt, to taste …

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Dec 03

Dear Food Diary – 3/12/11 – Christmas BBQ Party…

Today, Saturday, I am prepping for a gathering of friends to celebrate Christmas. Let’s see how I behaved at the BBQ, keeping in mind these few goals: 1. Avoid all dairy and grains 2. Drink plenty of water and do not over eat on anything 3. Avoid all dairy Breakfast: 9AM Long black I was …

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Jul 06

Make the Most of Your Metabolism

The question is not how many calories you should have per day, it’s how should you eat your allocated calories throughout the day. Think of it like this: Say you get 2,000 calories for the day and you have to swim for for 10 hours straight besides eating times. This is very unrealistic but imagine …

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