Melt-in-Your-Mouth Choco-Bacon Fat Bombs (Keto, Low-Carb)

Chocolate and bacon is PURE MAGIC and it's a combo super under-utilized in the food world! This simple recipe combines bacon's salty goodness with the rich, spicy flavor of 100% dark chocolate for a delectable treat that's packed with healthy fats, minerals, antioxidants and, even, fiber. Because of the bacon, these fat bombs will only…

Sautéed Dandelion Greens and Bacon (Paleo, Keto, Low-Carb, Wahls)

I love bitter greens and I try to incorporate them into my diet regularly. Among my favorite bitters are dandelion greens, which are increasingly available at farmers markets and in select grocery stores like Whole Foods, for instance. Dandelions are great for flushing the liver and kidneys, supporting digestion, and strengthening the bones (they're a vitamin…

Best *healthy* keto/paleo places on the LA Westside

LA is a terrific place for gluten-free vegetarians and vegans (think Cafe Gratitude, for instance), but for low-carbers, paleo/primal/keto and grain-free folks, not so much. At least not the LA Westside, where I live and work. Sure, if you're doing regular ol' keto, with tons of dairy and processed foods, you can pretty much find…

Managing my MG symptoms: A holistic approach

When I was first diagnosed with MG, I remember my neurologist telling me how he'd just put me on Mestinon and I'd feel "much, much better". But I didn't. In fact, even on the smallest dose, my symptoms got worse - so bad that I couldn't dress myself, drive, or breathe properly. His next suggestion…

2 months Keto: My experience so far

Today marks the 2-month anniversary of my ketogenic journey and, let me tell you, it hasn't been easy! As I've mentioned before, I started looking into ketogenic diets because of their effectiveness in treating other neurological ailments (like Alzheimer's and epilepsy), and because I wasn't finding relief on a nutrient-dense paleo diet (AIP, Wahls Levels…