8-year Atkinsversary

Today marks my 8 year anniversary of starting the Atkins Diet.

I started the Diet on March 31, 2004 after one failed day of not understanding what the Diet actually. I thought I knew what the diet was, but I hadn’t read the book nor even browsed the Atkins website. I readily found my […]

Atkins Diet Recipes: Low Carb Chicken Nuggets (IF*)

Low Carb Chicken Nuggets

These are one of my kids favorite recipes with none of the processed chicken or various chicken parts found in commercial recipes. With the crisp outer breading sealing all the natural juices of the chicken in, there are no dry pieces and all pieces are uniformly done. That is something […]

Atkins Diet Recipes: Low Carb Cinnamon Bun Pancakes (E-IF)

Atkins Diet Recipes: Low Carb Cinnamon Bun Pancakes (E-IF)

I wanted to provide another great low carb recipe for breakfast. Breakfast is usually one of the toughest meals since many of one’s past breakfast favorites were high carb. It is extended Induction Friendly with the almond flour, and should be a delicious treat any […]

Some glimpses of my works in progress

I was in Seattle for a week, and I have not been able to film a video in awhile. I do have some ideas in the works though. Here are just a few photos:

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Must have Low Carb ingredients

I was asked tonight to provide a list of ingredients to stock your pantry, so one does not need to keep running to the store. If you stock your kitchen with these ingredients, you should be able to make 90% of all my recipes if not higher. All of these ingredients are Induction Friendly, and […]

Atkins Diet Recipes: Low Carb Ranch Dressing (IF*)

Atkins Diet Recipes: Low Carb Ranch Dressing

There were many questions circling Facebook groups about which salad dressings to use, and many people were dropping all commercial dressings due to soy oil in them. I wanted to provide my answer to what salad dressings do you eat on Induction. Many ranch dressings are […]

Weight regain – a positive update

When I last wrote about my regain of last year, it was nearly a month ago. It feels funny to talk about regain the day after a success story article was posted, but I am coming to terms that which can be done can be undone. It might just take more work. Since posting about […]

Was featured at Carbsmart.com – Success Story

Amy Dungan wrote a really nice article on me and my weight loss for the CarbSmart.com site’s e-zine.

If you want true inspiration, you need look no further than Kent Altena. A resident of Des Moines, Iowa, Kent is married to his high school sweetheart and they have four beautiful children. He works as […]

Atkins Diet Recipes: Low Carb Denver Muffins (IF*)

Atkins Diet Recipes: Low Carb Denver Muffins (IF*)

I wanted to make another recipe similar to the previous tuna balls recipe that prove low carbing does not necessarily need to be expensive. Doing low carb shouldn’t require your grocery bills go up exorbitantly. This is a great breakfast idea to make on Sunday night […]

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