Easy Bone Broth

In case you haven’t already noticed, bone broth is all the rage in the health/fitness world– and why not? The benefits are numerous. It’s gluten-free, chockful of collagen (which is beneficial to your skin and joints), and fits well into one’s low carb/keto/fasting lifestyle. Yes, bone broth is considered acceptable to drink when you’re fasting (so… Continue reading Easy Bone Broth

Top 5 Ways I Beat the Winter Blues

  I normally like to post on this blog every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. So why did I miss last Friday and this Monday? Without going into too much detail, suffice it to say I had some personal obstacles that prevented me from keeping to my self-imposed posting schedule. But misfortunes happen all the time– so… Continue reading Top 5 Ways I Beat the Winter Blues

Salmon with Cajun Bean-Pasta Alfredo

Even though I eat low carb most days, I don’t miss pasta. Why? Because I still get to have it. I recently discovered bean-based pastas from Explore Cuisine. I avoid the soybean ones, as soy has been implicated as being a phytoestrogen in like every health book ever. But are beans low carb? No– they’re… Continue reading Salmon with Cajun Bean-Pasta Alfredo

Low Carb Quick Pickling

Whatever diet you’re on, I think we can all agree that salads are healthy. I think we can also agree that salads, over the course of a few days or weeks, can get boring. That is, unless you change it up a bit and apply some quick pickling of any heartier elements of the salad (e.g.,… Continue reading Low Carb Quick Pickling

Low Carb Double Chocolate Brownies

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow– what are you going to bake for your sweetie? Or, for yourself since a) I think we should love ourselves if we’re even going to consider loving someone else and b) being single is just as fulfilling as being in a relationship. Brownies are delicious– but when I have a chocolate… Continue reading Low Carb Double Chocolate Brownies

On Being in an Open Relationship

This site is about eating and living healthy– but what does “healthy” mean? Based on my personal experiences, I have decided that “health” is best defined as whatever energizes me and makes me feel good (including a cyclical ketogenic diet marked with intermittent fasting and weight-lifting plus a little bit of high-intensity interval cardio (*phew*)). Sound complicated? I… Continue reading On Being in an Open Relationship

Paleo Sweet Potato Chocolate Muffins

Want to find a way to share homemade yet healthy treats with your sweetie this Valentine’s Day? Or just to use sweet potato for your Paleo lifestyle that also incorporates chocolate? I was researching what to do with some sweet potato puree I had and I didn’t feel like making pancakes as I’m wont to… Continue reading Paleo Sweet Potato Chocolate Muffins