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”
Who doesn’t love a creamy Alfredo pasta? Ketoains are surely not immune to such desires, so today, while craving a big plate of creamy noodles, I came up with a recipe for high-fat, low-carb Alfredo “pasta”.
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Q: I’m looking for an easy, healthy breakfast option and came across ‘overnight oats’. Are they healthy?
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Fall brings an abundance of hearty, nutritious, and delicious squashes. From butternut to hubbard, each variety of squash brings forth a slightly different flavor and texture profile.
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As a nutritionist, I spend a lot of time talking about food. I educate others on topics such as the health benefits of various foods, appropriate portion size for a given food, and how to look for healthy foods. I take a scientific approach in explaining how the macro- and micro-nutrient content of food affects our bodies.
Continue reading “Lessons from My Foodie Friends”
Butter is another one of my go-to fat sources and second in My Favorite Fats series.
Butter is making a comeback! Long shamed for its high saturated fat content and the touted ill effects on cardiovascular health, many people (myself included!) are returning to butter for uses in baking, sautéing, and spreading.
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Today I’m starting a series of posts on my favorite fat sources- for cooking, health benefits, and taste. The first is coconut oil. Stay tuned for more!
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