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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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Keto on the Cheap: Goals and Rules

I’ve been thinking about my “Keto on the Cheap” series for a week or so now, and I think I’ve solidified the goals and ground rules.  The rules may change over time, but I have to start somewhere since September … Continue reading

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Accountability & Keto on the Cheap

One of my favorite podcasters, Jack Spirko over at The Survival Podcast, has started a new YouTube series describing his low-carb/keto journey.  As I listened to his first video in the series, something that he said really spoke to me.  … Continue reading

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More on Making the Most of Your Dash

One of my favorite podcasters likes to encourage folks saying, “Make the most of your dash,”, and I’ve been considering that a lot lately as I ponder how things have changed in the last year.  I still remember the conversation … Continue reading

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Save with Sarah — Storing Ice

I know this sounds like a silly thing to think about in the winter, but have you ever considered saving money by storing ice? It really can work in the right circumstances. Last year, we had to buy another chest … Continue reading

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Going Keto: Update for 03/05/19

For a while, I didn’t have a lot to report to you guys.  I was really struggling with some symptoms of depression (despite the fact that I don’t feel depressed), and updates fell off to the side as did many … Continue reading

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