Am I overweight because my thyroid is underactive?

I get a lot of questions about the thyroid and it’s role in weight loss so I wanted to spend some time explaining the basics of hypothryoidism and the role of the thryoid. What is hypothryoidism? Hypothyroidism is a medical term that means that your thyroid is underactive and therefore not producing enough thyroid hormone. The vast majority of people with…

Peanut butter cups – Low carb insanely yummy – Food Prep-spiration part 4

I don’t recommend sweets on a daily basis but once in a while it’s nice to have a sweet treat that doesn’t sabotage your weight loss and health goals. Because these are so much lower in carbs  (mini cup <2 grams, 74 calories, larger cup <4 grams 147 calories) than a traditional peanut butter cup (22 grams, 230 calories) and…

Creamy Mushroom Chicken – Food Prep-spiration part 3

This tastes so yummy and decadent. You’d swear that you were eating something unhealthy. Easy and fast and heats up well.   Ingredients 1 pound chicken cutlets 1 small onion 5 cremini mushrooms 1/2 tsp pink Himalayan salt, more to taste 1/2 tsp dried thyme 3 tbsp. Kerry gold butter or grass fed organic butter, unsalted 1/3 cup full fat…

Keto Meatballs – Food Prep-spiration Part 2

These meatballs were so easy to make and fast! They are very filling. Two meatballs is usually more than enough for me. Easily reheated. I don’t like to touch raw meat so I wear plastic gloves while prepping and throw them away afterwards. If you are using your hands, remember to remove all rings (including wedding rings) because small particles…

Lemon Garlic Butter Steak and Zoodles – Food Prep-spiration Part 1

I love trying new recipes. Each weekend I hit the lab (my kitchen) and try out as many recipes as I can. For the next few weeks, I want to start sharing with you some of the , recipes that been easy, yummy and have staying power (they can be reheated and still taste good). This recipe was so easy…

Are you sabotaging your weight loss goals with your mind? Part 4: It’s not fair

I’ve been discussing how we might sabotage ourselves with our thoughts. One big thought obstacle that I come across is: IT’S NOT FAIR. It goes something like this: “My sister/friend/brother/husband can eat whatever s/he wants and stay thin.” I have news for you – you are right – it isn’t fair And if you want to get to your weight…