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Back to School 2021

September 14, 2021

School’s back in session, and hopefully the “new” normal looks a little like the old normal. Even if you are still working from home, you might be juggling those responsibilities with getting the kids out the door and to school, preferably with some breakfast in their tummies and a healthy lunch and snacks in hand.

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Low Carb Caramel Smoothie Recipes

October 14, 2021

It’s not always easy to include veggies in non-egg-based breakfasts, but smoothies are a tasty and convenient way to “hide” veggies. Whether you’re trying to sneak more veggies into your kids’ smoothies or you’re a busy grown-up who is trying to get in your 12 to 15 grams of Net Carbs a day, these low

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Low Carb Pumpkin Spice Recipes

October 7, 2021

ItIt’s that time of the year when anything pumpkin spice begins to sound cozy and nice, but in most cases, is packed with too much sugar.  Our advice? Stick with pumpkin pie spice or canned pumpkin so you can enjoy the pumpkin flavor without the guilt. These low carb pumpkin spice recipes begin with a

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Low Carb / Keto Coffee Muffins, Drinks, and Coffee Facts

September 30, 2021

In honor of International Coffee Day on October 1, try these new low carb and keto coffee-inspired recipes and keep reading for some coffee facts: Keto Coffee Muffins Swap out coffee cake or a sugary breakfast “dessert” disguised as a muffin and start your day in a better way with this breakfast protein muffin featuring

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5 Immune-Boosting Recipes

September 23, 2021

Whether you’re trying to lose weight, or you just want to support your immune health as part of your low carb lifestyle, we have created some new, delicious, immune-boosting low carb recipes featuring foods containing nutrients* that may support your immune system, such as iron, zinc, selenium, vitamin A and vitamin C. Whether it’s a

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11 Tips for a Low Carb Labor Day Picnic

September 1, 2021

Labor Day is the perfect time for a picnic, whether it’s in your back yard, a local park or a delicious reward after a walk or hike. You can take advantage of dining al fresco before the weather turns cooler with these low carb Labor Day picnic recipes, which include appetizers, sides, main dishes, plus

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What Is Metabolic Health?

August 27, 2021

Metabolic health is defined as having ideal levels of blood sugar, triglycerides, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, blood pressure and waist circumference without using medications. These factors directly relate to your risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke. What’s scary? Only 12% of Americans are considered metabolically healthy.  A thin or normal weight person could also

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Should You Do a Fat Fast?

August 25, 2021

The Fat Fast is a short-term, low-calorie, high-fat program (1,000 calories/day and 80% fat) that you follow for three to five days to help jump start your metabolism and help with weight management. People usually use a Fat Fast as a method to break a plateau, after coming off a period of eating a lot

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Tips for Dealing with People Who Undermine Your Low Carb Lifestyle

August 25, 2021

I have a hard time thinking of low carb as a “diet” because I have been living the Atkins low carb lifestyle for more than 20 years. Over the years, I have discovered a few methods for overcoming the “naysayers” in my life.  If someone has ever given you a hard time for turning down

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Keto Friendly Summer Salads

July 29, 2021

Summer is the time for salads to shine, and salads work wonderfully as part of your keto friendly and low carb lifestyle. Your keto friendly summer salad can be the star of the show or serve as a fresh side dish, an easy weekday lunch or dinner, or a leisurely al fresco meal. You’ll want

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