Hey there! Do you love holiday baking? Of course you do! I also love baking around the holidays, though I’m less crazy about the risk of consuming tons of sugar. So, I’ve created some recipes over the years to combat this dilemma!
When I initially started this site, I imagined it to be a bit more of a blog format that also had informative posts. Somehow, I eventually got the idea into my head that people don’t want to read blog posts and sort of stopped that side of things. However, I’ve realized lately that there still […]
This week, I got a great question from a reader asking about the relationship between vegan or vegetarian ketogenic diets and high triglycerides. More specifically, they wanted to know if a ketogenic diet would be appropriate for someone with high triglycerides. In order to explore this further, let’s take a look at just what triglycerides are, […]
This might seem like super basic information, but going out to eat at a restaurant can often be a challenge for those starting out on a diet or a new way of eating. Hopefully, these quick tips can help you to feel more confident, and enjoy going out to eat with coworkers, family, friends or […]
Chickpea flour is one of my favorite ingredients to use for gluten-free cookies. Yes, it’s a bit higher in carbs than coconut flour or almond flour, but the texture is much closer to that of wheat-based cookies. These cookies adapt well to being sugar-free, and make a great healthy gamer snack. They’re not overly sweet, […]
It’s no surprise that soda is pretty addictive. I actually used to drink a six pack every day during college, mostly while playing WoW. When I was trying to give up soda, I ended up finding quite a few ways to satisfy that soda craving in a healthier way. Lately, that soda craving has been coming […]
First, you may be wondering just what in the heck “pegan” means. In a nutshell, it’s paleo + vegan. So, a pegan protein bar will be egg free, dairy free, soy free, refined sugar free, peanut free, grain free, gluten free…you get the idea. With all of these qualifiers, you might be wondering how they […]
If you watch e-sports, or listen to any sort of gaming podcast, you may have heard of computer glasses. The basic idea is that wearing these amber-tinted glasses will help protect your eyes from the blue light emitted by computer monitors/phone screens. As I’ve mentioned before in a podcast about sleep, blue light can really screw […]
I typically play Pokemon Go in a pretty rural area – there’s only one Pokestop within a reasonable walking distance, and zero Pokemon that spawn near me. There’s also almost no reception, so 9 times out of 10, I can’t even get the game to load near that stop, or to hatch eggs. Needless to […]
If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve probably noticed that I really like the Glo protein bars from Raw Revolution. Not only are they vegan and gluten free, but they’re also low in sugar and don’t contain artificial sweeteners or sugar alcohols. I know – they’re the unicorn of protein bars.