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Heathy Homemade Mayonnaise Recipes

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Making homemade Mayonnaise is actually quite simple. Making your own means you can control the ingredients that you're putting into your body. You can avoid the partially hydrogenated oils the FDA admitted were unsafe for human consumption, and it tastes great! Basic Mayo  Ingredients: 2 organic, free range eggs 2 Tablespoons organic apple cider vinegar ½ Teaspoon organic Continue Reading...

Healthy Oils and Smoke Points

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Q: "What happens to an oil when we add heat for cooking?" A: Oxidation and a loss of nutrients. This does not mean you shouldn't cook with your oils, but it does suggest to do so mindfully. All natural oils go through an oxidation process over time and through exposure to inappropriate light, air, and temperature. It's important to know that well-stored, fresh oils can be detrimental Continue Reading...

The Skinny On Fat (and Oils)

Get The Skinny on Fats
Results from a 2014 study of the primary grocery shoppers for 2,000 American households are shocking. * 60% are unaware of the dangers of trans-fats, and * 15% have not heard of saturated fats. TONIGHT we're live streaming on fats and oils. Stop in and interact live with us here: https://blab.im/laura-childs-eat-fat-to-lose-fat-which-fats-why-this-works-lchf-keto Know Your Fats Fats Continue Reading...

Hosting or Attending A Holiday Party While Dieting

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I have a few more low carb dieting strategies to get you through the holidays today! We're going to talk about two different scenarios in this article; hosting vs. attending social functions. Hosting holiday events such as Christmas parties, New Years' events, or Thanksgiving can be a lot of work, but it does provide an advantage in terms of managing your diet. This is far easier to do with a Continue Reading...

11 Holiday Hacks (To Keep You On Track)

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It's the most wonderful time of the year! If you're looking forward to the holidays but not the standard 10-20 pound weight gain that 70% of the population suffers from after the holidays, you're not alone. Past the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving food preparation, Christmas shopping, gift wrapping and New Year's celebrations, this is the season for family get-togethers, relaxing by the Continue Reading...

The Holiday Without Weight Gain

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If this is your first holiday season (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years) on a low carb high fat diet, this months' series of articles are for you! They are taken right out of our notebooks and conversations last year - the first holiday season in our lives where we lost, instead of gaining weight! Up until last year, we couldn't escape the inevitable weight gain over the holidays. Once we Continue Reading...

Low Carb High Fat During The Holidays

Low Carb High Fat Through the Holidays
Staying true to your low carb high fat way of eating over the holidays for the first year, can seem like a challenge! Throughout the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's holiday season, we are surrounded by a range of decadent treats at parties and family gatherings. Friends attend your house and workplace with sugar-laden goodies - it is part of our heritage and tradition after all! These Continue Reading...

Eat Fat, Nourish Your Body, and Lose Weight

Eat Fat: It's Good For You!
Read almost any popular diet book or government nutrition standards bulletin and you'll find this advice: “...cut fats, drink only skim milk, never eat an egg yolk and avoid chops, butter and bacon...” The result of this madness? In the United States, throughout the past 30 years, the amount of calories from consumed fat has decreased by 10% (from 40 percent to 30 percent), but obesity Continue Reading...

Burn Fat, Not Sugar

The Atkins Diet, the more advanced Ketogenic Diet and even the Paleo Diet have one major weight loss similarity. The focus on training your body to burn stored or consumed fat instead of sugars and carbohydrates that have been converted to sugar. The key is in consumption. The major players are your metabolism, insulin response, and time. To pull this off - to train your body from the Continue Reading...

Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) Diet

I've realized that just because the tag phrase Low Carb High Fat Diet is self-explanatory to someone who has been low-carbing for a while, it isn't so for everyone. This article introduces the LCHF concepts of the diet. We've had house guests; quite a few house guests in fact. Some have come to stay for the month, others just for a meal. I'll explain the new found interest in our diet plans in Continue Reading...