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The Weekday Weight Loss Secret

This past weekend I read an interesting study. Here’s the abstract: Almost everyone loses weight on weekdays and gains weight on weekends. What separates the slim from the heavy isn’t how much more they gain on weekends. It’s how much they lose during the weekdays. In this study, researchers look into the impact that the … Read More »

Berries and Cream

The Perfect Dessert: Berries and Cream

I don’t think there’s a more perfect dessert than berries and cream. Simple. Sweet. Supple. Just take a handful of organic berries, put them in a bowl, and add some organic heavy cream. Put a dollop of organic full-fat whipped cream on top and game over! The combo of healthy fats, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and … Read More »

Mozzarella Marinara with Bread Cheese

The New Mozzarella Marinara with Bread Cheese

One of my favorite snacks growing up was mozzarella sticks with marinara sauce. Yep, they were heavily breaded and as a result, so was my gut. In my constant quest to find healthier alternatives that can work with any sound weight loss diet, I’ve found an excellent and delicious option for cheese stick lovers! I … Read More »

Best Low-Sugar Snack Bar

Best Low-Sugar Snack Bar

Besides what supplements to take, what healthy snack bar to get is probably the most frequently asked nutrition question I’ve gotten over the years. Though I’ve been a fan of BE KIND snack bars and granola for a while, they recently came out with a new bar called “Madagascar Vanilla Almond” which has the following … Read More »

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Great Topping for Cereals, Shakes, and Yogurt

I want you to check out this product called “Decadent Blend Chia and Flax Seed with Coconut and Cocoa.” It’s loaded with flavor, fiber, and healthy fats. It’s also a great topping to sprinkle onto cereals, shakes, and yogurt. As you can see in the picture above I also put it on top of my … Read More »

Low-Carb Banana Cream Pie Recipe

Low-Carb Banana Cream Pie Recipe

Growing up, my Grandpa’s favorite pie was Banana Cream Pie. Naturally, I became a pretty big fan too. Though the pie does contain real bananas, it certainly doesn’t make it a healthy food selection on the regular. It’s pretty much a monster carb bomb, albeit a delicious one. There’s certainly nothing like the real thing, … Read More »

BJ Gaddour's Grocery List

The Gut-Busting Grocery List

A couple of common questions that I receive on a regular basis are: “What does your weekly grocery list look like? How much do you spend each week?” Outlined below is a typical week of groceries for my wife and I. Keep in mind that I’m a larger man at 6’2″, 225, and though my … Read More »

Italian Meat Pie with Almond Flour

Italian Meat Pie with Almond Flour

The other day I shared a home-made pizza with almond flour recipe: http://www.bjgaddour.com/home-made-pizza-with-almond-flour-recipe Today I’m going to show you another almond flour crust variation in the form of the Italian Meat Pie. Trust me when I say that this dish tastes much better than its name implies, ha! Italian Meat Pie with Almond Flour Recipe … Read More »

Home-Made Pizza with Almond Flour Recipe

Home-Made Pizza with Almond Flour Recipe

In an earlier post I shared how my deep-burning love for pizza inspired me to create a healthier, lower-carb alternative with my pizza eggs recipe: http://www.bjgaddour.com/how-to-make-pizza-eggs Today, I’m going to show you how to swap out the white or wheat flour for almond flour. Not only is this recipe gluten-free but it is lower in … Read More »

Low-Carb Peanut Butter & Jelly French Toast

Low-Carb Peanut Butter & Jelly French Toast

I’m back at it again with another healthier version of a classic comfort food. Much like I showed you with my protein pancake recipe, french toast can be made without spiking your insulin higher than a kite. There is also a sanitary benefit to home-made french toast- just watch this quick clip from the movie … Read More »

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