Motivational Letters and Recipes

Self-Talk

Published on: 2018-04-20 6:47:40 AM | Motivational Letters

On my holidays I read a powerful yet simple book that reflects each of us.  I will leave the name of the book till the end, for reasons you will see when the title appears! It has lead me to this blog post.  It certainly cannot replace the excellent prose by the author, however his, and my message, is clear.  We have thousands of thoughts roaming around in our brain, especially the emotional area, which dictates how we behave and react.  Whether we are facing decisions at ...

Crispy baked chicken with BBQ mayo

Published on: 2018-04-20 6:23:54 AM | Recipes

Ingredients: ⅓ cup coconut flour 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon chili powder ¾ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 2 lbs chicken thighs or legs, skin on BBQ mayo: 1 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons tomato paste or sugar free BBQ sauce 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard Salt and pepper Instructions: • Preheat the oven to 450°F (225°C). Combine coconut flour and spices in a plastic bag. • Place the chicken in the bag and shake gently to properly ...

One Day at a Time

Published on: 2018-04-13 8:00:00 AM | Motivational Letters

Two words come up at our clinic over and over again: ‘motivation’ and ‘willpower.’ More to the point, we hear about the ‘lack of motivation’ and the ‘lack of willpower.’ To be truthful, you don’t really need either one of these to be successful at weight loss. We tend to overanalyze our thoughts and feelings. We try to understand first why we aren’t successful, or why we lack the motivation to lose weight. The enormity of the task of ...

Low Carb English Muffin

Published on: 2018-04-13 8:00:00 AM | Recipes

This low-carb English muffin is an excellent alternative to its high-carb counterpart! Works beautifully as a base for sandwiches, hamburgers, or anything else you can think to put on it!  Ingredients: - 1 egg - 1 tsp olive oil - 2-3 tbsp water - ¼ cup almond flour - 1 tbsp coconut flour - ¼ tsp baking soda - Pinch of salt - (optional) ¼ tsp apple cider vinegar - (optional) 1 tbsp raisins - (optional) ½ tsp cinnamon Directions: use a glass or clay ...

Spinach and Feta Pie

Published on: 2018-04-06 6:16:45 AM | Recipes

An absolute classic.  You can adjust this spinach and feta pie by making the recipe with or without a crust.  Both are perfect for dinner tonight! Ingredients:   Grain Free Pie Crust 150 g almond flour 1 egg 1 tbsp coconut flour Salt and pepper Spinach and Feta Pie Filling 500 g spinach 6 medium eggs  ½ onion 250 g cream cheese 250 g feta Handful fresh mint Salt and pepper   Instructions: Grain Free Pie Crust • Mix all the ...