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Net Carbs on Keto

Net Carbs on Keto

If you’ve been getting around the keto websites and groups, you’ll know there is constant confusion about Net Carbs on Keto. Here, I hope to explain simply how to calculate your TRUE carb count for the day. At the bottom of this page is a […]

The 4 Tendencies and Diet – How Your Personality Can Affect Your Keto Success

The 4 Tendencies and Diet – How Your Personality Can Affect Your Keto Success

Keto is not a one size fits all style of eating. If you participate in any of the keto forums out there, you will see questions pop up that what is working for one person is not working for another.   So why is this? […]

Melbourne Keto Cafe & Keto Restaurant List

Melbourne Keto Cafe & Keto Restaurant List

I don’t know about you, but eating out can sometimes prove a bit of a challenge on the Keto diet. Sure, you can just have the steak and salad with no dressing or take the bun off your burger, but sometimes a Melbourne Keto girl […]

8 Reasons For A Weight Loss Stall On Keto

8 Reasons For A Weight Loss Stall On Keto

You might be a few weeks in, or a few months in to your Keto weight loss journey when suddenly – nothing. No weight drop, no centimetres gone. Your weight loss has stalled even though you are doing everything the same as you always have.A […]

My Experience with the HCG Diet

My Experience with the HCG Diet

I am writing this article to share my experience on the HCG diet for those who may be doing their research or are curious what it is all about. About 4 years ago, I was desperate to lose weight. I had a vague understanding of […]

7 Reasons To Include Bone Broth In Your Keto Diet + Recipe

7 Reasons To Include Bone Broth In Your Keto Diet + Recipe

Bone broth sounds a bit weird/icky to some people. I know when I suggested it to my Mum when she started on keto, she did not look impressed! Incorporating Keto Bone Broth into your weekly diet can carry huge health benefits, and it is oh […]

Intermittent Fasting On  Keto

Intermittent Fasting On Keto

Intermittent fasting, or simply the idea of skipping meals or eating within a certain window, has been around for a long time. Intermittent fasting on keto is a different ball game, as you are fuelling your body with an entirely new source – fat! IF […]

The 7 Sneaky Carb Foods That Might Be Holding Back Your Keto Diet

The 7 Sneaky Carb Foods That Might Be Holding Back Your Keto Diet

If you have just started a low carb or keto way of eating, you will no doubt have realised that keeping your carbs as low as possible is the key to success. This can be easy enough if you stick to high fat foods like […]

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting the Keto Diet

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting the Keto Diet

Starting anything new – especially a diet – can be a bit scary and overwhelming. Starting the keto diet is no different, especially because there is so much information out there, it can be hard to work out what to trust and where to begin. […]

Heartburn on Keto Diet – Causes & Tips

Heartburn on Keto Diet – Causes & Tips

Heartburn on keto can be a real drag – always being a bit nervous about what you are going to eat and how it will affect your digestion. I used to get heartburn regularly before keto, and I could never quite put my finger on […]

Coming out of the Keto Closet – 3 tips for dealing with negativity

Coming out of the Keto Closet – 3 tips for dealing with negativity

If you’ve ever made a change to your life, be it food related or not, you have most likely come across a friend or family member who wants to give you their two cents and won’t listen your keto tips. Sometimes this uncalled for ‘feedback’ […]

French Macaroons – The Recipe that Beat Me

French Macaroons – The Recipe that Beat Me

The classic French macaroon became wildly popular in Australia about 4 – 5 years ago. I don’t know if it was the rest of the world as well, but it seemed you couldn’t walk down any street without being confronted by macaroons. Even milk bars […]

Why I Use Xylitol as my sweetener of choice on Keto

Why I Use Xylitol as my sweetener of choice on Keto

This article is my own opinion and is not sponsored. I include links to studies and an affiliate link to xylitol but all opinions and research is my own. We all know sugar is the devil, and the reason so many people are overweight or obese. […]

Should You Use Ketostix on the Keto Diet?

Should You Use Ketostix on the Keto Diet?

Whether to use and trust ketosticks/ketostix is a big debate within the keto community. If you don’t know what they are, essentially they are a little cardboard stick that you urinate on to get a measure of ketone level. Ketones are what the Keto way […]

The 3 Key Differences between Paleo and Keto Diet

The 3 Key Differences between Paleo and Keto Diet

The popular Paleo diet has really taken the world by storm. It has its fans and its critics, but one thing is for sure – it’s controversial. By comparison, Keto seems to have slipped under the radar but is working its way into main stream […]

What To Feed The Never Ending Pit – A Hungry Husband

What To Feed The Never Ending Pit – A Hungry Husband

When my then boyfriend, now husband and I first moved in together, I felt determined to impress him with my domestic goddess-like kitchen skills. Way before I had even heard of Keto, I thought surely we could eat healthy meals and still enjoy them! He works in […]

What’s the deal with fruit? Can you eat fruit on keto or LCHF?

What’s the deal with fruit? Can you eat fruit on keto or LCHF?

Australia is the lucky country in many ways, and the availability of fresh fruit is certainly one of them. Growing up, fruit was like gold in our house and a fresh punnet of strawberries still makes my mouth water. Our current government guidelines is to […]

3 Quick Tips for Getting into Ketosis FAST

3 Quick Tips for Getting into Ketosis FAST

If you read my last post ( Glycogen depletion, exhaustion and knocked out of ketosis HARD!), you’ll know about my little indiscretion… and that I’ve been suffering out of ketosis ever since.   Getting back into ketosis can be tough, because you are used to being […]

Glycogen Depletion, Exhaustion and Oreos

Glycogen Depletion, Exhaustion and Oreos

I messed up.. I got heavily knocked out of Ketosis, and boy did I suffer for it! After my short camping trip, I was exhausted and had a very bad cheat day.   I have been in ketosis for months now, and believe I am […]

Camping and Hiking on Keto

Camping and Hiking on Keto

Spring is here, and that means some warmer weather in Australia and time to get back out into the great outdoors.A few friends have decided to take a camping trip to the beautiful Wilsons Promontory, a national park here in Victoria with some great day […]