My Experience with Chronic Insomnia: Natural Hacks, Fails and Everything in Between!

When I was younger, I never thought I'd suffer from a sleeping disorder. I was the kind of kid that could sleep for 12-14 hours straight. Once I went to bed, I never got up during the night - not to use the bathroom, not to drink water, not for anything - and nothing, quite literally, could…

Anti-Inflammatory Egg Scramble with Bone Marrow (Keto, Paleo, Low-Carb)

This quick meal combines three of my favorite things in life: eggs, turmeric and bone marrow! I struggle a lot with inflammation, particularly in the brain, and when things get "heated", turmeric and bone marrow are two of the first things I start craving (both foods are anti-inflammatory). Beyond that though, roasted bone marrow is…

Greek Chicken Soup – “Kotosoupa Avgolemono” (Keto, Low-Carb, Paleo, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free)

One of my favorite quick meals to make from leftover roast chicken, is Greek chicken soup (Kotosoupa Avgolemono). It's hearty, simple and so delicious, and it's unlike any chicken soup you've tried before! It's a staple of the Greek diet and it's one of my top comfort foods, a dish that transports me back to the…

Pumpkin-Chocolate Muffins with Pumpkin-Spice Butter Frosting (Keto, Low-Carb, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free)

I love pumpkin season and revel in all things pumpkin-spice, so naturally fall is one of my favorite seasons! Fluffy, moist and loaded with chocolate chips, these muffins are decadent for sure, but since they're high in fiber and protein (and sugar-free!), they also make a perfect grab-and-go breakfast! Whether or not you follow a…

Low-Carb Parmesan Truffle Fries (Low-Carb, Keto, Vegetarian)

I love me some truffle fries or any variation of them, so to discover that there was a way I could enjoy them on a low-carb diet made me so very happy! The secret? Jiacama root! While technically a tuber, jicama is low in carbs (11g in a cup, about half of which is fiber)…

3 Days on the Desert Island of Lemnos

"There is a desert I long to be walking. A wide emptiness. Peace beyond any understanding of it" - Rumi There’s something about the desert. This is not a new revelation; people have been telling the same stories of profound and supremely weird experiences in the desert for thousands of years. Many are still going…

White Chocolate Cups with Raspberry – Almond Butter Filling (Keto, Low-Carb, Gluten-Free, Vegan)

Since I was a kid, one of my favorite types of chocolate has been white chocolate. While some have argued that it's not really chocolate, because it doesn’t contain chocolate solids (a.k.a. cocoa powder), when done right, white chocolate can be a foodie's delight! Unfortunately, most commercial white chocolate contains tons of sugar, low-quality milk and other…