Author Archives: Sarah Wittekind

Apples, Apples Everywhere

Fall in my neck of the woods means apples and lots of them! They’re in grocery stores, orchards, roadside stands, and produce auctions.  While I don’t eat apples personally because they don’t fit into my eating plan, I love a … Continue reading

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Keto on the Cheap: Day 40

I’m forty days into my “keto on the cheap” reset and I couldn’t ask for things to go better! I’ve accomplished so much over these past weeks, and I figured it was time to do another update. First of all, … Continue reading

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Keto on the Cheap: First Pay Period Food Costs

One of my goals with my keto reset has been getting a handle on food costs.  So often, I hear things like, “Keto is so expensive! I could never afford to do that.” In reality though, it doesn’t have to … Continue reading

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Blind Lady Anecdotes: Feeling Green

At some point in the early ‘90s, I decided to make a batch of peanut butter cookies.  I had a recipe that was amazing, and I thought that the family would appreciate some home baked cookies, so I started making … Continue reading

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New “Blind Lady Anecdotes” Series

In August, I  started writing a book.  I love to write, and I’ve dreamed about writing my own book since I was in middle school.  Until recently though, my problem had been inspiration. I couldn’t think of anything that I … Continue reading

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Keto on the Cheap: Week 1 Summary

Although I’m already into week two of my “keto on the cheap” challenge, I thought I’d post a summary of week one.  Overall, I’m thrilled about the way things went! First, for folks who are numbers folks like me, here … Continue reading

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Keto Strawberry Mug Cake

This moist, flavorful, low-carb mug cake cooks in less than two minutes, and my son thought it was made with wheat flour and sugar! This is a perfect addition to the menu for an occasional treat. Ingredients 1 oz butter … Continue reading

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Keto on the Cheap: Day 3 & Food Cost

I’m still kicking butt and taking names even though yesterday was a hard day to push through because of some pretty rough fatigue.  When I stepped on the scale this morning, I was down another .8lb for a total of … Continue reading

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Keto on the Cheap: Day 2

Day two presented some interesting challenges, but I’m still as enthusiastic as ever.  And since I saw a 3lb loss on the scale this morning, I’m must have done pretty well. I woke up with a headache yesterday morning.  I … Continue reading

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Keto on the Cheap: Day 1

I couldn’t have asked for a better first day back on plan.  I know that my pre-planning helped, and a positive attitude didn’t hurt either. My starting weight for this phase of my journey was 259.4lb.  This morning, I was … Continue reading

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