Culinary · Nutrition · Recipes

Keto-Friendly St Patty’s Day

St Patrick’s Day is here! As is the case with most all holidays it can be a challenge to navigate through the traditional food offerings in search of keto-friendly goods. Beer, soda bread, and hash unfortunately don’t fit the bill for low-carb, high-fat diets.

While wanting to enjoy some St Patty’s Day grub while staying in ketosis, I came up with a couple Irish-inspired meal ideas; a green smoothie that doesn’t contain any kale or spinach, and a low-carb version of Bangers and Mash.¬† Continue reading “Keto-Friendly St Patty’s Day”

Fitness · Health · Lifestyle · Weekly Workout Review

Weekly Workout Throwdown

Back to Cleveland and back to reality this week after returning from vacation. This goes for my workouts too; no more slipping out of bed at 9am for a late morning fitness class. I’m back to balancing a demanding work schedule with my health and fitness goals.

So here’s the lowdown on what I did to move my body and steady my mind this week-

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Health · Nutrition · Science

Coconuts & Cardiovascular Disease?

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This week the American Heart Association (AHA) released Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease, an advisory article detailing the harmful effects of saturated fats in the development of cardiovascular disease. Almost immediately, people all over the world gave their jars of coconut, once touted as the cure-all for anything, a second look.

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