Eggs – peeling back the mystery

Why we eat 4 eggs a day… Each.

Posted by Kyle

Nutrition on the whole is an incredibly tricky topic to discuss. There is so much information/misinformation out there in support or against any given diet that it is hard to separate fact from fiction. A lot of times it is actually both fact and fiction because depending on the individual – what is best for you might not be best for someone else.

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Low Carb Zucchini Spaghetti Recipe

One of the biggest challenges I felt when first going low carb was what to make my family for dinner. We were so used to baking a frozen store bought something because it was fast and easy and we were busy! The only thing that has changed is that now, we are busier than ever.

Posted by Bonnie

One of the biggest challenges I felt when first going low carb was what to make my family for dinner. We were so used to baking a frozen store bought something because it was fast and easy and we were busy! The only thing that has changed is that now, we are busier than ever.

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How to low-carbify Thanksgiving

Lose pounds now, eat pie later.

Posted by Bonnie

Ok. Thanksgiving. It just passed for those in the USA and we celebrated in October in Canada. There is just no hope of a traditional Thanksgiving feast if you’re low carb – especially on the Atkins 20 which is closest to how we eat. Turkey? Check. Stuffing? Nope. Sweet potato? Nope. Regular mashed potato? Nope. Cranberry sauce? Nope? Gravy? Nope. Pumpkin flavored anything? Nope. I could go on.

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Welcome!

What kind of people sell their spacious home on a lake in the suburbs to move to a comparatively tiny fixer upper on a small acreage to start homesteading and live the life of their dreams? Crazy people? That’s right! Our names are Bonnie and Kyle and this is the ongoing story of our adventures together after moving our family out of the city and into rural Manitoba, Canada.20180119_140558_edited