Blog

Eating out Keto style

Eating Out Keto Style: 5 Easy Menu Hacks

Eating out keto style can be a real nightmare for anyone living a low carb lifestyle. It’s surely among the top reasons that people will give for de-railing from their programme. Whether it’s peer pressure, overwhelming cravings from a carb-filled menu, or an old habit that’s dying hard – venturing out to a bar or restaurant for food demands a cool head for even the most seasoned keto warrior.   That can be a drag. Ultimately, living a keto lifestyle is meant to give you more energy and help you get the body you’ve always wanted. What use are either of those...

Read More
Keto snacks boiled eggs

Keto Snacks Under 5g Carbs

  What type of snacks are the first that spring to mind when the thought first enters your head to reach into the cupboard? Sugary, carb loaded ones - the type that your brain craves, not your body. Arm yourself with a list of go to, keto snacks in preparation for if and when you get a snack attack. They should be quick and easy to grab in your time of need, with little or no preparation required. Preparation is key and by familiarising yourself with some safe alternatives you might save yourself from a derailing disaster!   Keto snacks - why?   While it’s...

Read More
Keto cheat

Keto Cheat! Getting Back On Track

At some point along your Keto journey, you may face the adversity of derailing and becoming a keto cheat. It might be at the start of your journey as your body and mind is adapting to your new lifestyle, it could be whilst you are on holiday or perhaps it could be the result of a single moment of weakness. Rest assured, it happens to most of us. Let’s face it, we’re all human and non of us are perfect. The key to overcoming falling off the wagon is to accept that it has happened, stop making excuses and get...

Read More
Keto Goal Setting

Keto Goal Setting: Top 5 Tips

Goals help to keep you on track and can play a vital part in preventing derailing from your ketogenic lifestyle - undoing all of your hard work! Keto goal setting gives you a reason to maintain focus whilst fuelling determination.   All goals great and small   There are two types of keto goal setting that you need to think about. Small and achievable goals that help to keep up momentum and larger goals which you work towards over a longer period of time. The smaller goals act as milestones along your weight loss and fitness journey, with the larger goal being your target....

Read More
Breastfeeding on a ketogenic diet - baby feet

Breastfeeding on a Ketogenic Diet

Breastfeeding on a ketogenic diet: my personal experience   Having a baby is one of the most exciting and nerve wracking times in your life, one great big cocktail of emotions. With nine months to prepare, trying to absorb as much information as possible can make you panic rather than put your mind at ease. There’s an abundance of general information on the internet but a lot of this is conflicting and very confusing! I'll seek to answer the question I know you'll all be wondering. Breastfeeding on a ketogenic diet: Is it safe?   I began my ketogenic journey during pregnancy in preparation for...

Read More
Almonds - ideal for keto snacking

Keto Snacking: How To Snack and Stay in Ketosis

Here, we're going to tell you everything you need to know about Keto Snacking. But why should we? Why do we even need to figure a way to do snacking the keto way?   Going through the emotions   Snacking is something that many people do but some of us battle with on a daily basis! Snacking is nearly always an emotional response. Be it, lack of sleep, stress, relationship challenges, or even feel-good ‘rewards’. The brain seeks out a ‘high’ to comfort and soothe in the best way it knows how with endorphin releasing foods.   Snacking decisions are usually made very quickly, without any...

Read More