Eat Smart Carbohydrates

Eat SmartNo one likes to analyze their food. It’s like counting calories or counting chickens before they hatch, or, like counting sheep, it puts you to sleep. You need to eat smart by knowing your low carb veggies that you like to nosh on before you eat them.

Net carbs* should be around 20 – 30 per day; find the ones you love and eat your veggies!!  Continue reading

Want to Eat Smart? Then do it smart.

Fresh-Meat-and-VegSo it’s back to the Basics

  • Eat: Meat, fish, eggs, vegetables growing above ground and natural fats (like butter).
  • Avoid: Sugar and starchy foods (like bread, pasta, rice, beans and potatoes).

The smart part is to eat when you’re hungry and only until you are satisfied. It’s that simple.

You do not have to avoid the fat that comes with the foods noted below.
You do not have to limit quantities deliberately.

You must stop eating when you feel full – if you eat mindfully you will know when this happens.  Don’t “clean your plate”,  be prepared to save it for later or to throw it out.

For hunger check how you feel: Is it hunger, thirst or something else?

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10 Low Net Carb Snacks

donutsIf you’re like me, you want to eat less carb-laden snacks. Yeah, I know you like them!! All those cakes, pies, sandwiches on fresh bread, don’t deny it, but every so often you should take a look at some low-carb options. They are more filling in the long run and depending on what they are, better for you. Remember fat is filling and is your friend …so onward. Continue reading