Suppression Check Ultrasound

Today was day one of my official part of the IVF process. They performed an ultrasound on my uterus to check for cysts and you know...another look at my awesome ovaries and to check that my follicles are "suppressed" meaning that none of my eggs have started to form on my ovaries while I was... Continue Reading →

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Finally, IVF ready

It's been a while since I've posted. I've been doing a lot of things: Grad school Working Traveling in Europe for work (in November) Went to San Francisco for work Edited my first book Started my second book Acting classes Anyway, it's been crazy. Through all that, I've finally qualified for my IVF surgery. I... Continue Reading →

One-Pan Chicken Curry

I'm on a detox program where I am not supposed to eat the following: Egg-free Nut-free Dairy-free Grain-free Process-refined foods free… (this one is easy as I do not really eat process-refined foods) At this point what CAN I eat?? Well, pretty much what I eat now...just tweaked. My menu plan for next week with... Continue Reading →

Keto Shepherd’s Pie

It is now my lifelong goal to turn foods I love into Keto friendly meals. Today I decided to adapt my normal recipe for shepherd's pie into a Keto version and it was so delicious! Servings size: 8 Nutritional Info for 1 serving: Calories: 231 Fat: 15 grams Protein: 14.75 grams Carbs: 11 grams Fiber:... Continue Reading →

Garlicky Cauliflower Mash

Since I've been on the keto diet this is one of my go-to sides that I make regularly when I'm just not sure what to make as a side with my protein. If you love garlic mashed potatoes, you'll love this! Makes 8 servings. Nutrition for 1 serving: Calories: 76 Fat: 4.9 grams Protein: 3.1... Continue Reading →

Keto Fudge Brownies

I'm trying to be more conscientious about my macro consumption and I really do struggle with getting in my fat and calories...so I've had to resort to eating desserts -_- I know...feel sorry for me. Anyway, I've been playing around with this recipe and to be honest, I'm still tweaking it, but this is a... Continue Reading →

Mini Cheesecake

Makes 6, or more if you use small molds Calories: 191 Fat: 17 grams Protein: 5 grams Carbs: 6 grams Net Carbs: 6 grams Mini Cheesecake     Ingredients 1 tablespoon, unsalted butter, melted 1/4 cup mixed nuts (or almonds or whatever, I had mixed nuts on hand so that's what I used) 8 oz... Continue Reading →

Yogurt Marinade

Who doesn't need a good marinade? While meal planning for this week I decided to do a chicken marinade. I'm just trying to mix up my food each week so I don't get crazy bored on this keto diet. Fair warning, marinade overnight. Yogurt Marinade     Ingredients 1 cup full-fat plain Greek yogurt 1 cup... Continue Reading →

Cauliflower “Mac n Cheese”

Sometimes you just need something "naughty" and this recipe helps fulfill your desire for creamy, cheesy mac and cheese. This was sooooo delicious! I love it and this will definitely become a regular, well...semi-regular side in my house. Modified from KetoConnect Cauliflower Mac n Cheese     Ingredients 1 large head of cauliflower, chopped into smaller... Continue Reading →

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