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!
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 […]
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 back… so I’ve listed some of my favorite healthy, sugar free alternatives to soda below! (more…)
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 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 […]
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 say, I was excited to hit the road and play PoGo on a road trip! (more…)
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 – […]