Can you believe another year has come and gone? Seriously, where does the time go and why does it feel like the older we get the quicker the years slip by?? I guess time flies when you’re having fun? And getting older is super fun, right? Now the year is winding down, holiday parties are coming . . .
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 . . .
Do you struggle with maintaining stable blood sugar? I know many diabetics and most seem to struggle with maintaining stable blood sugar. My mom in particular has spent a lot of time trying to find that delicate balance that quite honestly is the difference between life and death. Some days she . . .
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 . . .
There are over 420 million people in the world living with diabetes. Sadly it is a very rapidly growing disease and is a major cause of kidney failure, strokes, heart attacks, blindness and amputation. The best way we can combat type 2 diabetes is by eating a healthy diet, getting regular exercise . . .
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 . . .
Eating low carb on the go can get tricky. It is easy to let life’s busyness get in the way of staying low carb and no sBut if you truely want to make something work you find a way. So you have piano lessons, football practice and a trip to the dentist all after school and over the supper hour. Kids . . .
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 . . .
Let me start by saying, I don’t believe all carbs are bad. I believe we are over consuming refined carbs and sugars. Our diets are full of hidden refined carbs and we need to be aware of those hidden carbs. And take steps to avoid as many as possible but cutting carbs can be difficult. Let me share . . .
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 . . .