Breaking A Stall: Keto Myth vs Fact

The beef and butter fast. The egg fast. Exogenous ketones you drink, and break the bank to buy. Gimmicks. Quick fixes. Snake oil sales. People are still believing nonsense. Now there IS such a thing as a fast in which you consume mostly fat to jumpstart ketosis, but only in combination with a lack of…

It’s Like A Potato Chip!

If you miss potato chips, do I have a video for you! Crunchy keto crackers with a 5-minute prep time, made from cheese, sour cream and milled flaxseed. Amazing! Go for it. You can do this, Keto Warriors! If you’re new to keto, please poke around the blog. I am pretty much a newbie, so…

Keto Salad Dressing

Many store-bought salad dressings are made with canola oil or soybean oil, so even though you can find plenty that are low carb, finding one that uses Keto friendly oils is trickier. I don’t bother looking anymore. With olive oil and vinegar always in the pantry, I can make my own in a couple minutes….

Not My Normal Keto Post

So what do I do when I’m not blogging about Keto? I am producing promotional spots for FOX4 TV in Kansas City. Here is my latest featuring our 10pm News anchors Loren Halifax and Pat McGonigle.   And I am also an author. Harper Collins bought my first novel in 2010, and I have since…

New To Keto? Keep it Simple, Smartie!

Fear not! You can start keto in the simplest of ways. Look at the meal above. Fancy, eh? Not really. It’s chicken and sauce from a jar. Seriously. You need just a tad bit of knowledge about the macro goals, which means that about 70% of your calories should come from fat, about 25% from…

Keto Avocado Toast

If you’re feeling left out of the hipster $15 avocado toast craze, fear not! You can do it Keto Style, for a fraction of the cost, and you won’t be messing with insulin spikes because of all the gluten-loaded bread. Here is what you do: Make fathead dough flatbread. Spread on ripe avocado. Eat. Okay,…

Keto Fat Bombs

If you’ve never heard the term, fat bomb can sound frightening, as in what the heck will happen to my body when I start eating ketogenically, but don’t worry. Fat bombs are good things. You eat them. They can be sweet or savory. They are high in healthy fat, and prepared ahead of time, can…

Breaking News Re: Fathead Pizza Dough

Freezing Fathead Pizza Dough! I’m not talking about the raw ball of dough to cook later. I mean the cooked wedges or rectangles or circles of fathead goodness that you can pull right from the freezer, top, heat and eat! I’m certainly not the first to discover this, but an experienced keto blogger had yet…

4-Step Tarragon Mushroom Keto Quiche

  I hate doing dishes, so if I can reduce the number of pots and pans and bowls and spoons and whisks when cooking, you bet your dishwasher I am going to do it, as in the case with this 4-step keto quiche. And because it is low-carb quiche, we’re not bothering with a crust….

Excellent Keto Book

I have been doing this keto WOE (way of eating), with all the questions and conundrums, the missteps and masterpiece recipes, the victories and confusion and benefits and learning and experimenting for less than a year, and still consider myself a newbie. But I am convinced this is the way of eating for me. I…

Keto Coconut Cheesecake Balls

A no-bake keto dessert? I’m in! These would also be considered fat bombs since they are made from healthy keto-approved fats in the form of nuts and cream cheese. I always have nuts ready in my fridge that I buy raw and roast at home in Kerrygold butter. Perfect for snacks, salad toppers, or recipes…

Cheers to Keto Cocktails!

Can you drink, imbibe, partake of a cocktail on the keto diet? Probably one of the more common questions. The answer to all questions is: you can do anything you want. But what are the consequences? Will it throw you out of ketosis? That, like all things, depends on your total carb count, your activity…