Tag: vegan

Low Carb Vegan Chevre-Style Soft “Cheez” (dairy-free, nut-free, low-FODMAP, paleo)

Low Carb Vegan Chevre-Style Soft “Cheez” (dairy-free, nut-free, low-FODMAP, paleo)

Since I’ve been posting a lot of “basics” lately (like homemade hemp tofu and homemade coconut milk), I thought I’d continue that theme with this low carb vegan soft “cheez.” It’s super simple, easily customize-able to different dietary needs, and is the perfect tangy, rich 

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 

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 to drastically improve digestion, right? Well, yeah, sometimes… But then, sometimes you’ve been eating a low-inflammatory diet, and yet you’ve somehow still got those pesky IBS symptoms that flare up every so often. So, what’s the next step? Continue reading Can I Eat A Low-FODMAP Vegan Keto Diet?

13 Surprising Vegan Sources of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

In a recent post, we talked about balancing your omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid intake on a vegan keto diet, primarily using nut and seed sources. This makes sense, as these foods are highest in fat, and therefore have the largest impact on your daily 

The Complete Guide to Healthy Vegan Fats and Oils

It can be challenging to figure out which vegan fats and oils to use in your cooking, especially with such a variety available on the market. This simple guide can help to de-mystify that process, so you can choose the best vegan fats and oils to 

Keto Christmas Dessert Roundup

Keto Christmas Dessert Roundup

 

 

Hey there! Do you love holiday baking? Of course you do! I also love baking around the holidays, though I’m less crazy about the risk of consuming tons of sugar. So, I’ve created some recipes over the years to combat this dilemma!  Continue reading Keto Christmas Dessert Roundup

Why Can’t We Be Friends: Low Carb Veganism in a High Carb World

When I initially started this site, I imagined it to be a bit more of a blog format that also had informative posts. Somehow, I eventually got the idea into my head that people don’t want to read blog posts and sort of stopped that 

Will Vegan Keto Help High Triglycerides?

This week, I got a great question from a reader asking about the relationship between vegan or vegetarian ketogenic diets and high triglycerides. More specifically, they wanted to know if a ketogenic diet would be appropriate for someone with high triglycerides. In order to explore this 

Sugar Free Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies (gluten free, nut free)

Sugar Free Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies (gluten free, nut free)

Chickpea flour is one of my favorite ingredients to use for gluten-free cookies. Yes, it’s a bit higher in carbs than coconut flour or almond flour, but the texture is much closer to that of wheat-based cookies. These cookies adapt well to being sugar-free, and make a great healthy gamer snack. They’re not overly sweet, so you can eat a few, without feeling the need to eat the whole batch! Continue reading Sugar Free Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies (gluten free, nut free)

Healthy Gamer Snack Review: Julian Bakery Pegan Bars

Healthy Gamer Snack Review: Julian Bakery Pegan Bars

First, you may be wondering just what in the heck “pegan” means. In a nutshell, it’s paleo + vegan. So, a pegan protein bar will be egg free, dairy free, soy free, refined sugar free, peanut free, grain free, gluten free…you get the idea. With