Recipe – The Cream Spinach Fat Bomb

Quick and easy to make – and quite good. I’d better be right about fat being harmless though or I might be in a body bag after this one. Ingredients: 2 boxes frozen chopped spinach 1 stick salted butter 1/2 box of cream cheese parm cheese (the stuff in the cardboard can) Directions Thaw the…

I Started Ketosis in Less Than Two Days With This One Weird Trick

I’m sorry – I couldn’t help myself with that ‘one weird trick’ phrase that’s used as clickbait all over the Internet – but it really *was* one little thing that helped me get into ketosis. I’ve been doing low carb to varying degrees for a dozen years now and the one thing I noticed in…

REPOST: Low Carb Crockpot Beef and Daikon Radish

04/16/15 Update – I just made this again except simpler: just the meat, fire-roasted tomatoes, daikon, an onion and Worcestershire sauce. It came out great and I thought I’d unearth it from the 2013 archives for those of you who haven’t seen this one.  This kitchen experiment was prompted by a recipe my wife made with…

The Un-Diet and the Full-Immersion Fat Bast

On October 8th I wrote an introduction to what I felt would be a reset of my diet. On that day I was 234 pounds. The odd thing is that this weight gain has been accompanied by a sudden and severe bout of not giving a shit. It’s hard to find the motivation when you…

Recipe: 5-Minute Pork Belly with Egg

While I am still trying to navigate what my new approach to low carb will look like (see previous post), my diet still centers around the notion of very high fat and few carbs as possible. This recipe fits the bill in spades. Trader Joe’s, the eccentric grocery chain in the US, sells pre-cooked pork…