I made it through Thanksgiving dinner without dressing, mac and cheese, or hot buttery rolls. In the past, I piled my plate with turkey and collard greens with a smile. Then, I growled at the carbs that taunted me from the other end of the table. Each year got easier to persevere. This year my… Continue reading Not Today Carbs: Keto Cheat Days Aren’t an Option for Me
Like all things TYC, I was intentional when I decided to start my low-carb life. I spent a lot of time reading and researching. I learned how to choose low-carb substitutes for many things. The biggest switch was from sugar to stevia, then to Swerve. After that I changed all-purpose flour to almond flour or… Continue reading Top 3 Things I Miss On the Keto Diet
Eating has always been a "thing" for me. I've been obsessive about my weight since I was fifteen and broke a hundred pounds on the scale. 104, to be exact. I'll never forget it. That same week my dance instructor told me "You're gaining weight. Watch that." Not sure if I thought I'd live my… Continue reading Eating: It’s Definitely A “Thing”
A few months ago I tried to run an IG ad about how important the keto diet has been for my health and well-being. The ad had pictures of me by the decade from my teens to now. My weight has pretty much been the same outside of those post-pregnancy months when I was desperately… Continue reading Transformation Tuesday: It’s Not Just About the Weight
Photo: Getty Images I got an email yesterday from a young lady who found "My Keto Kitchen" on Amazon. She asked, "Is your blog a Christian blog or a Keto blog? I'm looking for keto tips but it looks like more of a faith blog." My answer was that Shine TYC is a Christian Lifestyle… Continue reading Why Am I on the Keto Diet? Because Jesus.
For more great Keto Recipes follow my Pinterest board. These rolls use the popular Fat Head dough as a base. You can find a bunch of fat head recipes all over the internet. They are perfect with your morning coffee and I've had them with Rebel Ice Cream and Walden's Caramel syrup for dessert. Yummy!… Continue reading Keto Cinnamon Rolls
The Netflix show, Comedians in Cars Having Coffee with Jerry Seinfeld is my newest treadmill obsession. It’s a great show with really good insights from some of my favorite people...and it’s funny. Really funny. Consequently, it’s my inspiration for this post. I had the marvelous experience attending this year’s BlogHer Creators Summit in Brooklyn sponsored… Continue reading Christians on Keto at Conferences: My experience at BlogHer