October 2011

My plate doesn’t look like their plate

My Plate Their Plate Give it to our good ole government to come up with ways to make us healthy with their new updated recommendations: Foods to Increase Make half your plate fruits and vegetables. Make at least half your grains whole grains. Switch to fat-free or low-fat (1%) milk. Foods to Reduce Compare sodium
Read More

Low Carb Korean Style Beef and Broccoli (Bulgogi)

Though I have enjoyed my poor man’s beef and broccoli I had some memories of my roommates Bulgogi that he would come back with after visiting his parents and decided to alter this recipe with a little Korean flair and keep the carb count low.  This is what I came up with and will be definitely
Read More

Eat enough to last to your next meal

This concept is simple but can take a little bit of planning to get it right.  During normal daily activity (assuming this is non strenuous, walking, driving, desk job, etc.) you burn a set number of calories per hour based on your basal metabolism. If you eat less calories than this you will not have
Read More

What is water weight?

You just started your low carb diet and after a couple days you jump on the scale to see a 5 pound drop in weight.  You click your heals in excitement and proclaim that low carb dieting is awesome and are optimistic that at this rate you will have all your extra weight off in
Read More

Low carb pumpkin bread recipe

Can’t have have October without some pumpkin bread but eating low carb should not stop that.  At 191 calories and 3 net carbs per serving this very moist and soft recipe will give you your fix through the holidays. Low carb pumpkin bread recipe Print Recipe type: Bread Author: Fat Guy Weight Loss Prep time:
Read More

Lose weight at night while you sleep

If you are hungry all day eventually your body will make you eat.  What could be better than keeping your body nourished during the day and set yourself up to go into a calorie deficit at night allowing you to literally lose weight in your sleep. First thing you need to do is determine how
Read More