Archive for Healthy Habits

Amazon Prime Day 2017

Are you addicted to Amazon?

As an Amazon Prime Member for years, I can confidently say “yes” to that question.

It’s my favorite place to find unique items and home products.

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Keto Grocery Shopping List

Ketogenic-Friendly Grocery Shopping List

Here is the keto shopping list from my free 7-day meal plan.

This is only a sample of what you can eat on the ketogenic diet. Click here for a full keto-friendly foods list.

The meals from this shopping list include: Bacon & Eggs, Bulletproof Coffee, Chocolate Coconut Peanut Butter Fat Bombs, Buffalo Chicken Thighs, Mexican Ground Beef, Chicken Breast Spinach Salad, Salmon with Vegetables, and Tuna Salad

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7 Reasons to Start a Backyard Garden

Have you always wanted to start a backyard garden? I encourage you to do it this year.

Make use of whatever space you have, whether it’s an area for a raised bed garden or a few small pots on your back porch.

It takes sunlight, good compost, water and giving the plants space.

If you get them all right, you’ll have an abundance of vegetables and greens!

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What I’ve Learned After 1-Year, 35 Lbs Weight Loss on Keto Diet

Keto Weight Loss Before and After Pic

This November marks my one year anniversary eating low-carb, high-fat. It got me to think about the most important lessons learned.

One year ago, I had no idea where this path would lead. I was doing my best to adapt to the keto diet but there were plenty of days where self-confidence was lacking.

As you can see from the before and after weight loss photo above, I’m in better shape today than I’ve ever been!*

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Weight Loss Update – October 2016

Keto Weight Loss Tracking - October 2016I began to believe this a couple months ago, but it’s becoming abundantly clear – my weight has settled between 139-143 lbs.

Could I restrict carbs to a crazy level and attempt shedding even more body fat? Of course.

But I don’t want to do that. I found a good balance between eating the correct macro composition, enjoying the foods I eat, and having extra carbohydrates on certain occasions. Rarely do I take an entire “cheat day” from morning to night stuffing my face.

Instead, I stuff my face for 2-3 hours after intermittent fasting all day until late afternoon/dinnertime. This usually makes me feel terrible for the rest of the night, and I wake up the next day ready to start a streak of low-carb days.

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