Paleo or Whole30: Which one is for you?

Paleo vs Whole30? #Paleo, re-created and promoted by Dr. Loren Cordain and #Whole30, created by Melissa and Dallas Hartwig, are two awesome nutritional plans, but they are not the same. Learn here which one is best for you! KEY  SIMILARITY: THE PREMISE- EAT REAL FOOD 1. Both diets avoid:  preservatives, sugar, dairy, wheat,  grains andContinue reading “Paleo or Whole30: Which one is for you?”

Keep it #LowCarb with the Right Carbs!

  Carbohydrates are not bad. They are necessary.  Don’t fall for the carb trap and trick your body to get the good stuff in! 1. Get your crunch on! Crunchy greens are as loud in texture as chips and crisps. Get creative with new flavors and colors, mixing them with sweet, dried fruit. 2. “Lace”Continue reading “Keep it #LowCarb with the Right Carbs!”

Ultra Low Carb “Mac and Cheese”! The cauliflower power!

You bet! And it has never been easier and more delicious. But before you say that you would “NEVER” eat a cauliflower in your life, try this recipe FIRST. 1. Put all the ingredients together I picked the florets already frozen to save time. Use the whole bag (around 4 cups), 1/2 c sour cream,Continue reading “Ultra Low Carb “Mac and Cheese”! The cauliflower power!”

Paleo- Curious?

HI, FRIENDS! This post is about what I have learned (and I am still learning) about this totally cool #Paleo lifestyle! LESSON 1: IT IS NOT A DIET. IT IS A LIFESTYLE. Dr. Loren Cordain, founder: Stone Age ancestors led more energized and healthier lives by eating what their bodies were genetically meant to eat. NOT:Continue reading “Paleo- Curious?”

Zero Carb Pizza. For real!

I got this recipe from the #NewYorkTimes cooking section, to which I give the #shoutout, so check out Robert Farrar’s recipe below, and tell him that the Diet Chic digs it. http://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/2552-crustless-pizza MINE IS DIFFERENT, though. My version is for ONE person who is not that terribly into cheese but still wants a taste of pizzaContinue reading “Zero Carb Pizza. For real!”

15 Low-Carb Delicious Ideas!

In a world infested with carbs and hidden sugars, FIGHT BACK! Protein has never been more creatively delicious to eat! 1. ZERO CARB THIRTY Prepare a Cali Cobb with bacon, shrimp, shredded chicken, avocados, choice of cheese, and lots of crunchy veggies. No salad dressing needed. Eat one huge salad in small portions throughout theContinue reading “15 Low-Carb Delicious Ideas!”

CARB OVERLOAD BEWARE! (They’re everywhere)

FACT: Sugar is a preservative used in many of the foods that we eat. But sugar and other simple (bad) carbs come in many shapes. Watch out for carb overloads in all your food options. 1. HOLY CARB CRASH, BATMAN Here’s the thing. Pita and hummus? Good. Hummus alone? Better. Hummus and veggies MINUS soContinue reading “CARB OVERLOAD BEWARE! (They’re everywhere)”

Snack Hack Series: Eat more, lose more!

SMART SNACKS ARE BETTER THAN DIETING. CHECK OUT THESE IDEAS AND COMPARE FOR YOURSELF: WHAT WOULD U RATHER? 1. HEARTY AND FILLING VS. LIGHT AND….HALF EMPTY DIET CHICA’S QUICK QUICHE             VS.                           2 BAGS OF DIET CHIPSContinue reading “Snack Hack Series: Eat more, lose more!”

Asian Food Diet Hacks

Even if you do not eat any type of ethnic food, think about this. A lot of true Asian dishes are super flavorful and cooked with tons of legumes and veggies. Some are even vegan or vegetarian! Read on give it a try!. You may never see “dieting” the same way again. Click for theContinue reading “Asian Food Diet Hacks”

Spaghetti Squash: A huge meal for zilch carbs and > 300 calories (that’s less than a lean frozen meal)

BASICALLY- YOU GET A SPAGHETTI SQUASH, COOK IT, AND REPLACE IT FOR NOODLES. DON’T KNOW HOW TO? I GOT UR BACK! Click for the article!