Whenever my partner-in-crime Daniel and I lift weights, afterward, I take a shower first while he prepares our post-workout smoothie. I can never seem to recreate this smoothie– the following is more of an “eyeball estimate” of his magic smoothie recipe. It’s the tastiest thing to have after every work out! We also take some… Continue reading Daniel’s Post-Workout Smoothie
I’m an amateur biohacker. What does that even mean? Well, it means that I like to do what’s right for my body so that I can live and perform to the best of my abilities. And for me/my body, cyclical ketosis works. Let’s back up: as I mentioned in a previous post, I used to… Continue reading Why I Choose Cyclical Ketosis
I love baking. I love chocolate. But I don’t like carbs. What am I to do? I tried this recipe which calls for Splenda (so bad!) so I modified it with 1 cup of erythritol, 1/2 cup xylitol, and 10 drops of vanilla stevia. Here’s what the batter looked like before: I got excited– it looks… Continue reading Low Carb Flourless Brownies, recipe in progress
When I first started eating low carb, one of the things I missed most was pizza. The cheesy, doughy bite that I grew up with– I would never get to eat again. Until I discovered this recipe and added some of my own touches.
I have a confession: I used to be vegetarian. For 21 years! I was tired and anemic all that time and thought it was normal. Then I started experimenting with eating fish, then meat, then never looked back. I actually have energy now and I don’t look like I’ve been beaten up. “You should see… Continue reading Asian Salmon with Peanut Slaw
I had a bunch of sweet potato puree in the fridge and wanted to make something besides mashed sweet potato or sweet potato pancakes, as I am often wont to do on my Paleo/good carb days.
I found a recipe for low carb chocolate chip cookies online and added a bit of my own flair to it to see how it would turn out. After creaming the butter and powdered erythritol, I added 10 drops of vanilla stevia instead of vanilla extract. I find that mixing different kinds of alternative sweeteners… Continue reading Low Carb Chocolate Chip Cookies, recipe in progress