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Hunger: Why am I hungry all the time and how to make it stop

Hunger: Why am I hungry all the time and how to make it stop

Hunger is related to your hormones.. and those hormones are not necessarily related to your body’s caloric needs.   Hunger vs. calories needed For years I believed that hunger was my body’s signal that it needed more calories.  So I ate the calories reasoning “I’m hungry […]

Lemon Spiced Shrimp

Lemon Spiced Shrimp

  Print Lemon Spiced Shrimp Prep Time 2 mins Cook Time 10 mins Total Time 12 mins   A quick an easy low calorie shrimp dish.  This one is big on taste and low on effort. Course: Main Course Servings: 1 person Calories: 80 kcal […]

Keto Diet Crib Notes

Keto Diet Crib Notes

A simple quick start guide for following a ketogenic Diet (AKA Keto Diet). This is the bare minimum you need to get started. This is all anecdotal, my opinion and based on what has worked for me. I’m a software engineer, not a nutritionist. You’re […]

Keto Month 9

Keto Month 9

November, Month 9 on Keto (low carb, high fat) Down 55.3 lbs (lost 2.4 lbs this month). Finally I’ve started reversing the tide… just in time for the holidays 😀 Regardless I will keep trucking along. This month I had three-ish incidents of “cheating”. 1. […]

Electrolytes: Hide the potassium

Electrolytes: Hide the potassium

If you’re at all like me and you’re supplementing your electrolytes** then you know that potassium citrate powder tastes metallic and foul. After a bit of experimentation I’ve figured out how to hide the taste. Back Story For the last month or two I’ve made […]

Keto Chai Latte

Keto Chai Latte

Lately I’ve been toying around with making Keto Chai Latte. I have a true love for coffee.. but I can only have so much in a day before I get the jitters.  It’s one of the drawbacks of getting older I think.  Regardless occasionally, especially […]

How to carve turkey by Chef Jet Tila

How to carve turkey by Chef Jet Tila

It’s Thanksgiving and I stumbled on this video on FaceBook by Chef Jet Tila about how to carve turkey. A few years ago I was working in a kitchen and someone asked me how they could help. I pointed him at a shallow baking tray […]

(Almost) Keto Hot Buttered Rum

(Almost) Keto Hot Buttered Rum

When I was a kid we’d have hot buttered rum at Christmas time. Well okay, to be clear, the kids would have hot buttered water.. the parents would have hot buttered rum. The “buttered” mix was kept in the freezer in an old ice-cream tub. […]

How To Make Chimichurri

How To Make Chimichurri

I have “that” gene. The one that makes cilantro taste like soap (or really, more like something you should spit out). My husband says I’m a genetic freak. I say his tastebuds are broken (how else can you explain how he can’t taste how foul […]

Rosy Pink Pickled Onions

Rosy Pink Pickled Onions

Eventually, if you do the low carb dance long enough you get to the “meat, meat and cheese, cheese and cheese, almond flour” stage of boredom. Personally, I also started this whole lifestyle with a vast disdain for salads. Most salads are awful, uninspiring and […]