Category Archives: Low-Carb, Keto & Paleo

Keto on the Cheap: Update and Strategies

I know that I haven’t posted an update in a while, but I’m still here kicking butt and taking names.  I have been on track without a “relapse” for 69 days now, and while progress on the scale is slow, … Continue reading

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If It Fits Your Macros (IIFYM)

There is a concept to which some cling in the “diet” world that says, “Eat whatever you want ‘if it fits your macros’.” While this might sound appealing to some, I contend that it’s a terrible idea, and I’ll share … 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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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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Keto on the Cheap: Prep Work

Since I’m committed to getting back on track with my eating and my health, there was some prep work involved for my big day, September 1.  Since failing to plan means I’m planning to fail, I had to get my … Continue reading

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