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Trader Joe’s Keto List

A few years ago, Birmhingham built its first (and only) Trader Joe’s. I had heard about TJ’s throughout the healthy organic food circles and we stopped at one in Atlanta a few times. Little did I know then how much I would come to depend on Trader Joe’s for some keto food items that are …

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Going all in with Keto

Eventually, I got to the point that I was done with feeling sick and tired all the time. That time came around 10pm tonight when I forgot to start the washing machine and my only pair of pants that fit comfortably were not going to be clean for work tomorrow. That was the point I …

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Guacamole Monday

I’ve never made guacamole. I know  this breaks some rules in the paleo/keto world, but that leads me up to the next true confession. I don’t love avocado. I don’t even like them. There is a weird texture thing as soon as I taste it. It is a weird thing that I just haven’t been …

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Let’s eat.

Cooking lately is hit and miss. My last 2 weekends have been spent passed out in the bed. Meal planning is haphazard and there isn’t any weekend meal prep planned tomorrow. So check out what frantic but fast food looks like in my house. Leftover grilled steak with cheese eggs. Roasted broccoli and buffalo chicken …

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When Life Meets the Keto Diet

The past couple of days, life has  been very hectic. On Saturday, we spent the day in Jasper trying to get my mother-in-law’s house ready to sell. It’s a time of transition for her to downsize and us kids are doing the literal and metaphorical heavy lifting of this transition. We were  up early, ate …

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Let’s Do This

I am back to school today. I am substituting in the summer program! I am usually out of the state for the month of June so I have not taught summer school in years. I have heard many great things about the summer program and how it is a great way to earn some extra …

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Keto and Paleo

Eating Paleo and going through a few rounds of Whole 30 for a few years have firmly slapped my behind in the “believer” seat. I have had my best fat loss and smallest-sized clothing while on Paleo and have had consecutive months when I couldn’t be any happier in my own skin. I love the …

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