How Low-Carb and Ketogenic Diets Boost Brain Health

How Low-Carb and Ketogenic Diets Boost Brain Health Like most people my age (nearing 50 years young!), I grew up during a time when dietary fat was the bad guy. So, prior to starting school at Hawthorn University (HU), I was completely brainwashed with the idea that fats were bad, carbs were good and that…Read more »

The Ketogenic Diet Mini-Course with Dr. Berg

I had another keto post planned, but, I’m struggling today, due to a severe case of keto induced insomnia, which I’ll talk about in my Fit by 50 journal on Thursday.  Due to sleep deprivation, I’m WAY behind schedule today….So, I decided to post Dr. Berg’s mini-course videos here for you. They are short, ranging…Read more »

25 Amazing Recipes to Keep Your Weight Loss Plan Interesting (Paleo, Keto, GF, Low Carb, Alkaline, Red Tea Detox-Phase 1)

In the recipes below I have a few “bread” recipes, some veggie recipes and protein recipes: a few beef, a few chicken and a few fish. No more steamed broccoli and baked chicken, although that’s okay once in a while! I hope these recipes spark your imagination, because eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring!

Just Thought You Should Know…All About Cricket Flour! (Yes, it’s what you think!)

Have you heard of this product? Several months ago, shortly after I got this blog up and running, I received a twitter message, probably automated, from a cricket flour company, wanting me to try their product. Now, creepy crawly insects make my skin crawl, so eating them doesn’t sound very appetizing. And, I still haven’t…Read more »

Wellness Wednesday: 6 Super Healthy Diabetic Friendly Recipes

Earlier today, I posted a list of foods to include to help control diabetes. Here, I include some recipes using those foods, to give you ideas on how to make them a part of your daily diet. I’ve tried to combine them together, when possible. ENJOY! Sardine and Lemongrass Salad From: Saveur.com Spinach, Beef and Egg…Read more »

Courgetti with a Broccoli, Basil and Cashews Pesto/ One-Way to Health

This recipe is made from Courgettes, which are basically zucchinis…they are both summer squash and come from the same family.  You will “spiralize” or make courgetti or zoodles (aka courgette spaghetti or zucchini noodles). For other recipes using veggie pasta, such as zoodles or spaghetti squash, go to my article 50 best spaghetti squash recipes and 21 alternatives.

Sautéed Green Kale in Coconut Oil with Fresh Fruit and Candied Nuts

Originally posted on whatscookingatrays:
This is recent work done for Worden Farm’s new blog, http://www.wordenfarmtotable.com.  Reposted with permission from http://www.wordenfarmtotable. … We sautéed our green kale in coconut oil recently and it was delicious. The coconut flavor was not at all overpowering, and the sweet green kale flavor really came through. When we experiment with ingredients, we…

Chicken and Broccoli Casserole {Gluten Free – Paleo} | Sam Eats Her Nutrients, Sandra Shields, Health Coach

This wonderful recipe from Sam Eats Her Nutrients, is a great way to use up left over chicken. The filling uses coconut milk along with some tasty herbs. The crepes are made from  coconut flour, among other things. I, for one am beyond exited to try this super healthy dish. For the recipe follow the link…Read more »