The One Thing That Helped Me Stick to a Ketogenic Diet for Over Three Years

  I have been eating a low carb diet for over three years now and a more strict ketogenic diet for about 19 months.  The good thing about having done it for so long is now that I have lost 200 pounds, no one bats an eyelash at my bunless hamburgers and bacon covered everything. …

Keto Tip: Put Butter or Heavy Whipping Cream in Your Morning Coffee

  This week’s Keto Tip is to put butter or heavy whipping cream in your coffee.  This is commonly called “Bulletproof Coffee” and is a great way to add a little extra fat to your breakfast. To make it, first brew your coffee, then add a healthy amount of butter or heavy whipping cream (I prefer …

Keto Tip: Don’t Eat Seed or Vegetable Oils

Over the last 100+ years, consumption of polyunsaturated fats from vegetable and seed oils has risen dramatically and we are seeing several detrimental effects of these oils on our health, this despite the fact that these oils are usually marketed as healthy alternatives to saturated fats like butter or coconut oil. Where Did They Come …

Keto Tip: Don’t Drink Your Carbs

Keto Tip: Don’t Drink Your Carbs If there is anything that tripped me up in those early days of keto, it was what I drank.  I got over my addictions to sugary foods and desserts relatively quickly but I still liked my sweet tea and Coke Zero.  In fact, if there is anything I struggle …

What is a Ketogenic Diet?

What is a Ketogenic Diet? A ketogenic diet is a diet that is high in fat, includes a moderate amount of protein, has a small amount of complex carbs (mostly from vegetables) and eliminates all simple carbs like sugar, grains, pasta, etc.  It is sometimes called a LCHF (Low Carb, High Fat) diet or an …

Keto Tip: 5 Ways to Be Frugal on a Ketogenic Diet!

UPDATE:  I have written an ebook How to be Frugal on a Ketogenic Diet full of awesome frugal tips and tactics to help you save money at the grocery store n real foods.  Pick up your copy here!   It is VERY important to me to eat healthy for as little as possible because I …

Keto Tip: “Light” or “Low-Fat” Products are the Devil!

Back in the 80’s when the low fat craze was really starting to take off, we were inundated with low fat or lite products on the store shelves.  Every where you looked, there was low fat yogurt, margarine, lite dressing and anything else you could think of.  And believing that low fat was the way …

Keto Tip: Eat More Salt on a Ketogenic Diet!

Keto Tip: Eat More Salt on a Ketogenic Diet! I said last week that most issues with the Ketogenic Diet can be fixed by doing one of three things; drink more water, eat more salt, or eat more fat.  Last week we talked about water, now let’s talk about salt. Of all the things that were …

Keto Tip: 5 Reasons You Need To Drink More Water on a Ketogenic Diet!

Keto Tip: 5 Reasons You Need To Drink More Water on a Ketogenic Diet! It’s often been said that most problems you run in to on a ketogenic diet can be solved by doing one of three things; drink more water, eat more salt, or eat more fat.  Over the years as I’ve done this, …

10 Tips For Eating Keto When You Are Eating Out!

10 Tips For Eating Keto When You Are Eating Out! There is probably nothing trickier than eating out on a Ketogenic diet.  Ok, there are probably lots of things trickier but nothing I have to deal with in my day to day life.  Here are a few tricks I’ve learned to try to navigate these …