I always enjoyed going out for Valentine’s Day. It made me feel special to have my husband plan an evening (even though I did most of the planning) and loved getting dressed up for the occasion. Now that I’m middle aged I find that all the hype associated with this holiday is just that — […]Read More
As you all know, I follow a fairly regimented nutrition and exercise plan. That being said there are certain times of the year when I allow myself special treats. During the holiday season I like to indulge. I spoil myself with delicious food and cocktails. This year I’m concentrating a little more on building muscle so I try to stay low carb most of the time. Unfortunately, many holiday cocktails contain a huge amount of sugar.
The four cocktails in this post are perfect for me because they are all keto friendly. These cocktails are easy to make, beautiful to look at and extraordinarily delicious to drink. Enjoy!
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I love all the food but hate that bowling ball belly bloat so I try to lighten up the food. To me the bird is a secondary character and I make plenty of go alongs as the sides are my faves. There are so many to choose from and I usually make five or six (or seven or eight)! These four recipes are the ones I make every year without fail. I’m sure if I ever eliminated one of them there would be a price to pay!Read More
Halloween Happiness starts at the beginning of October for me 🙂 That’s when I begin my countdown to one of my favorite holidays of the year. The reason I love Halloween so much is . . . you guessed it — THE CANDY!!! There are three days of the year that I allow myself all the candy I want — my birthday, Valentine’s Day and Halloween!As you know from my posts, I am extremely careful about what I eat so I do have a method to enjoying all the candy I want without packing on the pounds. There are a lot of different approaches so choose what works best for you.Read More
As if dieting wasn’t already complicated, 2019 has shined a light on a number of trendy options. You’ve heard these terms before – Paleo, Keto, Atkins. South Beach, Whole30 -– maybe you’ve even tried them. But, before you can make a decision about what’s the best option for YOU, you should truly understand the nuances and benefits of each régime.
For my fellow gals that are over the age of 50 – we have to be conscious of what our bodies need, as well as any health concerns we may have. That’s why I’m going to talk you through these top diet trends of 2019.Read More