My Top 5 Health/Wellness Books

I love reading– mostly been into non-fiction lately though I certainly have read my share of poetry/fiction/more creative works, as I have an MFA in Creative Writing as part of my background. I go through waves where I’ll be interested in all things fantastical for a few years then be completely turned off by the… Continue reading My Top 5 Health/Wellness Books

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

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

Product Review: Top 5 Low Carb Chocolate Bars (in no particular order)

Valentine’s Day is coming soon– and that means chocolate. But chocolate is not just a tasty snack– it’s actually good for you when it’s not chockful of sugar. But what brands can one turn to for a chocolate fix that’s also low carb? 1. A local SF brand that I recently discovered called The Good Chocolate really delivers.… Continue reading Product Review: Top 5 Low Carb Chocolate Bars (in no particular order)