Month: January 2018

High Protein “Cheesy” Breakfast Porridge (vegan, low carb, low fodmap, gluten free)

High Protein “Cheesy” Breakfast Porridge (vegan, low carb, low fodmap, gluten free)

Since giving intermittent fasting a little break, I’ve been looking for new breakfast options that are not only vegan and low-FODMAP, but are also gluten free, nut free and soy free. If you’re thinking, “man, going out to eat must be next to impossible,” you 

How Can I Get Enough Potassium on a Vegan Keto Diet?

How Can I Get Enough Potassium on a Vegan Keto Diet?

Potassium is one of those nutrients that is pretty crucial to try and obtain on a plant based diet. For starters, potassium (shortened as K+) is an electrolyte that is necessary for the proper regulation of fluids in our cells via those sodium potassium pumps 

Low-FODMAP Vegan Chickpea Scramble

Low-FODMAP Vegan Chickpea Scramble

I’ve been following a low-FODMAP diet lately, and have really been relying pretty heavily on chickpea scrambles to add protein to my diet, while also feeling like I’m still eating real food. I’m a big fan of savory breakfast foods, and maintain a low carb vegan diet as well, so I wanted to come up with a recipe that would be tasty enough to help me stick to this, but also would provide actual nutritional benefits. Continue reading Low-FODMAP Vegan Chickpea Scramble

Can I Eat A Low-FODMAP Vegan Keto Diet?

Many of us try a vegan keto diet in an effort to improve our digestion and health. After all, sugar, meat, gluten, dairy and eggs are all pro-inflammatory foods, and so a diet that aims to reduce or even eliminate those factors must be able 

AIP Vegan Cranberry Banana Cookies (Gluten Free, Nut Free, Paleo)

AIP Vegan Cranberry Banana Cookies (Gluten Free, Nut Free, Paleo)

While I’m a huge fan of elimination diets like the Auotimmune Protocol (AIP, also known as Autoimmune Paleo), they can definitely be difficult to stick to. I always miss having the option for a dessert item. Even further, it’s a challenge to find an AIP 

Can You Get Enough Zinc on a Low Carb Vegan Diet?

Can You Get Enough Zinc on a Low Carb Vegan Diet?

Of all the ways of eating I’ve ever tried, I feel the best on when I stick with plant based low carb. Even further, I feel much better predominantly whole foods than relying on packaged ones. The downside to eating a vegan keto whole foods diet (aside from the fact that it is comparatively more work), is that you really have to pay attention to your nutrient intake. Of course, non-vegans and non-low carbers should be doing this, too, but for some reason everyone is a nutritionist when you say you’re vegan. Continue reading Can You Get Enough Zinc on a Low Carb Vegan Diet?