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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 […]

*Results Not Typical

*Results Not Typical

You know that thing where you go and visit your doctor. It’s horrible and as shameful as you expected it to be. You explain where you hurt and try your best to explain your life, but when you get done talking it happens again. The […]

Keto Month 8

Keto Month 8

October, Month 8 on Keto (low carb, high fat) Down 52.9 lbs (gained 0.4 lbs this month). On paper this reads as a gain. Reviewing the month I actually lost 8 lbs.. it’s just it was the 8 that I gained the first week of […]

Keto Month 7

Keto Month 7

September, Month 7 on Keto (low carb, high fat) Down 53.3 lbs (2.4 lbs this month). Bit of a waffle this month. I haven’t fallen off the wagon so much as hopped down walking around kicking the tires. With last month’s hypoglycemia scare I’ve spent […]

180 days Keto

180 days Keto

This is all anecdotal, my opinion and based on what has worked for me. I’m a software engineer, not a nutritionist. You’re free to disagree with me and it’s highly possible that what works for me may not work for you. Keto is a low […]