Many of us try a vegan keto diet in an effort to improve our digestion and health. After all, sugar, meat, gluten, dairy and eggs are all pro-inflammatory foods, and so a diet that aims to reduce or even eliminate those factors must be able […]
In a recent post, we talked about balancing your omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid intake on a vegan keto diet, primarily using nut and seed sources. This makes sense, as these foods are highest in fat, and therefore have the largest impact on your daily […]
It can be challenging to figure out which vegan fats and oils to use in your cooking, especially with such a variety available on the market. This simple guide can help to de-mystify that process, so you can choose the best vegan fats and oils to use for any dish! (more…)
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, what conventional medicine tells us about lowering triglycerides, and how this information can be considered in terms of low carb or ketogenic diets.
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 […]
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 […]
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. (more…)
I’m sure you’ve heard of Nice Cream, by now – basically, it’s one-ingredient vegan ice cream made of bananas. As you can infer, it’s dairy free and contains no additives – pretty easy overall. Well, bananas get boring (I don’t really like them, to be […]