Chocolate is my kryptonite! Seriously, I can give up chips, pop, and all those goodies but I have a really hard time walking past chocolate. Luckily, Emulin has really helped curb that sugar craving but some days a girl just needs some chocolate. On those days I break out this amazing low carb, . . .
Belly fat! Is this something you struggle with? I think belly fat is one of my biggest personal struggles. I often look at other body shapes and think if only I gained weight more evenly over my body it wouldn’t be quite so noticeable. You know what I mean? Instead I tend to store all my weight in . . .
Searching for sugar free dessert options for diabetics can be frustrating so when I came across Avocado Chocolate pudding I knew it was something I had to try. It took a few attempts but finally I found the right mix for the perfectly decadent avocado chocolate pudding, diabetics approved! I used my . . .
Lately, I have been struggling with breakfast. Morning is busy around here! Everyone is getting ready for school and work, the animals all need fed and let outside. Frankly, we just run out of time for anything decent, let alone, sugar free in the morning. Usually we end up with sugary cereal or . . .
Cleansing your body of all the excess sugar could help you lose weight easier and will help you feel so good. However, sugar and carbs are highly addictive. Sugar causes a big spike in your blood sugar and insulin levels; it also stimulates huge changes in in brain activity. This is part of why . . .
Holiday Eating and Inflammation Yep it’s the holidays! A time of year when we all overload our plates and devour more goodies then we would normally allow ourselves. We may all deserve to indulge a little in our favorite holiday dishes and all the Christmas cookies but it is important to remember . . .
Did you know sugar is just as addictive as cocaine? And yet we start feeding sugar to our children basically from birth. Sugar is so socially acceptable that we tend to over consume. It is a reward for our children but even more scary is that it is found in all kinds of foods we would not expect to . . .
Sticking to a keto diet can be difficult during the holiday season. So many yummy desserts and temping side dishes at every turn. Food is so entrenched in our holiday traditions that skipping out on all those goodies can feel like you are really missing out. So maybe you quit keto for the holidays . . .
Halloween is for the kids. It is supposed to be a fun time running house to house getting lots of treats. For some kids that is not the reality. For children living with diabetes holidays, like Halloween, can be tricky and upsetting. Imagine going trick or treating only to not be able to eat any of . . .
Have you ever attempted to quit sugar for 30 days to see how it will reduce the inflammation in your body? I have done this and the results are really amazing. How does sugar cause chronic inflammation? Look at it like this, when you eat sugar your body can not process it properly. So it enters . . .