This is by far my favorite go-to, last-minute dinner. It’s a double whammy of super fast and super tasty.
If I’m thinking ahead I’ll pull the ground-meat out of the freezer in the morning but if it’s truly last-minute I’ll just grab some ground meat at the store on the way home.
Here is […]
I’ve had some requests for this Paleo Chicken Piccata recipe. We had a lot of chicken defrosted and so the hunt began. I found this recipe at one of my favorite recipe sites: AllDayIDreamAboutFood.com
I believe the recipe calls for 1 1/2 pounds of chicken tenders. I had two pounds of chicken breast. I […]
I’ve spent a lot of time talking about the impact that food has on metabolic hormone balance, particularly insulin signaling. Food isn’t the only thing that can throw insulin out of balance. Stress is also a factor.
Cortisol is a glucocorticoid hormone, also known as our stress hormone. The body uses cortisol in preparation […]
I had a few requests for my grain-free, lamb stuffing which I use to fill zucchini boats and tomatoes.
This is actually a recipe that I change up every time I make it. I use whatever herbs and spices I’m in the mood for. I add extra veggies depending on what I have – shredded carrot […]
A Calorie isn’t just a Calorie
In my last post I explained that insulin is the key to weight gain and weight loss. I also explained that one way insulin is controlled through dietary sugars. So, if you primarily eat foods that convert to sugar in the body, you will spike insulin and cause your body […]
Processed food can be defined as food that has been deliberately changed from it’s whole food state before it’s available for us to eat. This process may include grinding, pureeing, cooking, freezing, chopping etc… These foods usually come in a package of some sort, a box, a bag, or a can. Some examples would be […]
Macronutrients What they are How they impact your weight loss and weight maintenance goals What They Are
The dictionary definition for macronutrient is
a substance required in relatively large amounts by living organisms, in particular.
The “substance” I will be focusing on is food. Macronutrients are the components that make up the food we eat, […]
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The Result of High Fasting Insulin
In my last post I introduced the idea of insulin as the cause of excess body fat and obesity. In this post you’ll discover that it’s actually high fasting insulin that’s the big problem. Let me just highlight a couple of things from that […]
Looks like a bunch of you took advantage of Amazon Prime Day and bought the Instant-Pot 7-in-1 Electronic Pressure Cooker. Awesome! A couple of you have asked for my beef stew recipe. Here ya go…
Ingredients: 3 lbs. beef stew meat 1 medium – large onion, chopped 2-3 carrots cut into chunks or […]
Thick and Creamy Mayonnaise
Homemade mayonnaise is super easy to make. It is also much better for you than store-bought mayonnaise. Almost all of the stuff you buy at the store has inflammatory vegetable oil as the main ingredient. Store bought mayonnaise is NOT good for you.
When you make mayonnaise at home with a […]
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