The Best Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies For a long time, realtors have used the Chocolate Chip Cookie Trick to sell houses. What is the Chocolate Chip Cookie Trick? Well, it’s where they literally use the enticing smell of chocolate chip cookies baking in the oven to entice people to buy houses. Science is now saying that we associate smells with good and bad memories more than through any other sense, and I can’t think of one reason why the smell of chocolate chip cookies could be bad! I’ve seen this trick work many times, and if you’re in the market… Read More
Low Carb Shepherds Pie Recipe Shepherd’s Pie is one of those recipes that I really didn’t like growing up. Thankfully, my tastes as an adult have changed drastically, partially thanks to my husband who associates foods like Chicken Soup, Chili, and of course Shepherd’s pie with comfort. And really, I think most people look to Shepherd’s Pie for comfort food, provided they have it on hand, because if we’re being honest, traditional Shepherd’s Pie is pretty labor intensive to make. But I’ve got great news for you! My Keto Shepherd’s Pie is quick and easy to make, thanks in part… Read More
The Best Keto Supplements for a Ketogenic Diet The Ketogenic Diet has been proven time and time again to help with medical conditions such as: Alzheimer’s Disease: Research is increasingly linking sugar with Alzheimer’s, and a Ketogenic diet can reduce the symptoms of this disease and slow down it’s progression. (source) Parkinson’s Disease: One study found a Ketogenic Diet can help the symptoms of this disease. (source) Polycistic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): The Ketogenic Diet can help reduce insulin levels. Elevated insulin levels are associated with PCOS. (source) Insulin Resistance/Diabetes: A Ketogenic Diet is designed to not produce an insulin response… Read More
I have to tell you, this week is already giving me a kick in the pants. And it’s only Tuesday. Anyone else feel this way? Here are a few tips to help you get through this busy, sleep-inducing week: Give Yourself Permission: If you want to say “no” to a certain event, or “no” to overspending on gifts, or “no” to hosting an event, give yourself the right to do what is best for you. This is the beginning of self-care. Involve All Your Senses: For example, think of the smell of an apple pie baking in the oven, this smell… Read More
Keto Meal Plan 11/20/2017 Who is ready for Thanksgiving?!? I only have 3 days of work this week, and I couldn’t be more excited! Are you hosting, traveling, or escaping your house completely? We are heading to my brother and sister-in-law’s house for Thanksgiving Dinner, and then home again because my husband has to work on Black Friday. Are you ready for this week’s meal plan? How I create my meal plans At the bottom of this meal plan is a handy download with the meal plans as well as a Shopping List. Yep, I’ve even put together a Shopping… Read More
Fluffy Keto Sugar Cookies Hey there! When you go Keto/Low Carb/Trim Healthy Mama, there are a few things you have to get used to: The Sweeteners: Whether you’re using Stevia on Trim Healthy Mama, or any number of other sweeteners like Erythritol, Malitol, Sucralose, etc on Keto or Low Carb, you’ll have to get used to the taste. Even though sugar-free sweeteners have come a long way, their taste is different from sugar, and requires a bit of an adjustment. (Want to make the transition easier? Try these fan-favorite desserts) The Convenience: Carbs are easy, which is one of… Read More
The Keto Box Review October 2017 It’s time to talk about the low carb/keto products featured in October 2017’s The Keto Box. I’ve been an avid Keto Box fan for 5 months now, so I’m excited to share these products with you! Finding keto-compliant foods and snacks can be difficult, as we all know. Through The Keto Box I’ve been introduced to many keto-friendly foods that I now use every day. This is what’s so great about getting a subscription box every month. You can try a bunch of different products, without hunting them down at different stores or online,… Read More
Hey there! Gretchen here, checking in with the monthly Fit Mom’s Journey blog traffic and income report. I’ve started crafting these reports each month to give you a little “peek behind the curtain” here at Fit Mom Journey, and if you’re interested in starting your own food blog to make extra money, to show you that it can be done, and to give you all the resources you need to make it happen. We’ll look at four things in this month’s income report: November Traffic Breakdown November Income Breakdown November lessons & takeaways Plans for 2018!