So often, we talk about “burning through our glycogen stores” on low carb days, but what does that really mean? Let me explain the science behind glycogen (without getting too in the details) — what it is, what it does, why we want to burn through it, and how to safely do it.Read More
Eggroll in a bowl is a low carb day staple in the Smith house. It is super easy to throw together, takes less than 20 minutes, and uses only one pan. I add steamed edamame and green peas to the traditional recipe to give it a protein boost. Don’t forget the sriracha on top!Read More
I keep a list of ingredients I try to avoid saved on my phone - its a pretty exhaustive list and it bums me out that the food industry puts so much junk in our food. I’ve bolded the items that are absolute no-no’s for me. The others, I do my best. Remember, progress not perfection! Do your best to eliminate these if you can!Read More
I know that one of the pain points our clients have is a lack of meal plan.. soo now there is one! Christen, from Modern Homemade, developed a meal plan specifically for FASTer Way clients. It has six weeks of meals with the macro breakdowns for each meal!! I also have a coupon code for you to save $10!! Just enter faster_ks at checkout!Read More
New Year’s Resolutions don't work for me, so this year I’m focused on building healthy habits instead of setting lofty goals.Read More
Protein is a hot topic these days and rightfully so, as it is responsible for so many good things in our bodies!
Most importantly, we need protein to support a healthy metabolism. You want to make sure that you are ingesting enough protein to help you build new, lean calorie-burning muscle when you’re in a calorie surplus and to protect that lean muscle when you’re in a a calorie deficit.Read More
If you’re a fan of cheese and quick and easy recipes that are delicious and sure to impress your friends, then this one is for you! A combination of melty brie, tangy cranberries, crunch nuts, and sweet honey. It’s delicious!!Read More
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, there’s a pretty good chance that you’ve heard “carb cycling” at some point over the last few months.. but do you really know what it is?Read More
Are you struggling on low carb days?! I feel you, friend! I have SO been there!!
Keep reading for my number one tip on how to survive low carb days the FASTer Way!Read More