Author archive: Heather Cooan

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Keto & Low-Carb BBQ Sauce Guide
September 12, 2019
Use this keto & low-carb BBQ sauce guide to find the perfect BBQ sauce for your needs without sacrificing your health. When it comes to keeping with a ketogenic eating template, there are plenty of pre-made sauces and seasonings we simply can’t live without. But, BBQ sauce is easily at the top of this list. […]
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Avocado Oil Mayonnaise (Paleo, Keto, Whole30, GFDF)
September 9, 2019
I love mayo! Since I can’t do dairy, mayo ends up being a staple. I avoided making my own for years. For some reason, I have always been a little intimidated. Turns out, it’s actually pretty simple and easy. This avocado oil mayonnaise recipe has become my go-to mayo recipe. It’s delicious in my egg […]
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Food Cravings: Win The Battle
September 5, 2019
Oy, food cravings …I battle these suckers no matter how clean I’m eating! I seem to be addicted to the foods I’m allergic to, so it’s super important to winning the food craving battle. I’ve also learned over the years that I’m a stress eater and I tend to turn to food when I’m bored. […]
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Dairy-Free Fat Bomb Recipes
September 2, 2019
It’s time to ditch any fear of fat, and get on board with the keto craze of the moment – fat bombs! While they do seem to be all the rage right now, it’s for good reason. The evidence supports that a diet filled with the right kinds of fats offers a multitude of health […]
Complementary and Alternative Treatment vs. Home Remedies
August 29, 2019
I get a lot of inquiries about the traditional complementary and integrative medicine (TCIM) or complementary and alternative treatment (CAM) protocols I chose to heal my body of vulvar cancer. Many people who reach out to me are suffering from a cancer diagnosis themselves, while others are worried about prevention, or have symptoms and are […]
Hormone Balance Sexual Health
Birth Control: Dangers & Side Effects
August 26, 2019
Maybe you’ve recently gotten into or out of a relationship, maybe you’re curious to learn more about your body, or maybe you’re just overwhelmed by the variety of options when it comes to birth control these days. Hopefully, you’ve seen our post explaining how hormonal birth control works in your body, (if not, check it […]
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Keto Savage Podcast Interview
August 23, 2019
I was fortunate enough to get the chance to sit down and chat with Robert Sikes from the Keto Savage Podcast this week. I highly respect Robert as an entrepreneur and a leader in the ketogenic space. Robert is also just a really great guy and we had a good conversation. It was an absolute […]
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Quick & Easy Salmon Foil Packets (Keto, Paleo, AIP, Whole30, GFDF)
August 22, 2019
These quick and easy salmon foil packets are literally the fasted and easist weeknight meal ever. Fish is usually the easiest thing to defrost in a hurry at our house so we try to have fish at least once a week. Always wild-caught, usually salmon, flounder, rockfish, swordfish, or tuna. Tonight was one of those […]
Chronic Illness Hormone Balance
PCOS Related Conditions
August 19, 2019
PCOS, an ovarian disease affecting many women in the United States, manifests as a hormonal problem, but it’s actually rooted in metabolic dysfunction. In addition to the direct symptoms of PCOS, there are also a number of related conditions or symptoms caused by hormonal imbalances or insulin regulation in people with PCOS. We’ve gone into […]
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Roasted Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, and Onions (Keto, GFDF, Paleo, Whole30)
August 15, 2019
Roasted veggies are the best side dish. This roasted broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and onions recipe is no exception! Roasting is an easy, great way to add major flavor and texture to any veggie. One major roasting staple at our house is broccoli, here I’ve added Brussels sprouts and onion to mix things up. Mushrooms are […]
Chronic Illness Hormone Balance Weight Loss
PCOS Diet & Weight Management
August 12, 2019
I have PCOS. What Should I Eat? Let’s talk PCOS diet tips… If you are among the one in ten women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), you’ll know that losing weight on PCOS is hard. The hormonal imbalance that comes with PCOS comes with metabolic issues. But that doesn’t mean a healthy weight is impossible! […]
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10 Dairy-Free Keto Mug Cake Recipes (Keto, GFDF)
August 8, 2019
Soothe your sweet tooth with these top 10 dairy-free keto mug cake recipes! It’s a huge misconception that dieting has to be bland and boring for your taste buds. I mean, maybe if you’re on a low-fat diet, but not when you’re on keto! Keto is delicious! You are able to indulge in yummy desserts […]
Chronic Illness Wellbeing
How to Improve Vitamin D Deficiency
August 5, 2019
Previously, I’ve explored what role vitamin D deficiency plays in the development and progression of autoimmune conditions, and with just how important vitamin D is in maintaining optimal immune health, it seemed like a good idea to share about how to improve vitamin D deficiency and if you’re not yet deficient, how to increase your […]
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Vanilla Ice Cream (Keto, Paleo, GFDF)
August 1, 2019
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! If you’re gonna make ice cream at home, you have to perfect a vanilla ice cream recipe first. Then you can add in anything you want to make any flavor you want! This recipe is simple, requires no cooking time unlike my Keto Chocolate Walnut […]
Hormone Balance Sexual Health
Seed Cycling for Hormone Balance
July 29, 2019
Have you been on and off different types of birth control for several years? Do you suffer from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), PMS, hot flashes, fatigue, or notice that when not on birth control your cycle has been nowhere near regular? Or maybe you just feel off yourself and get blindsided by moodiness and irritability […]
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Crispy Bacon Brussels Sprouts (Keto, GFDF, Whole30, AIP, Paleo)
July 25, 2019
I’ve never been a huge fan of brussels sprouts. But that was before crispy bacon brussels sprouts! I was only ever exposed to them boiled when I was younger and they were always bitter, mushy, and just plain gross. Sorry Mom, but they were no bueno. In my efforts to expand my veggie repertoire I’ve […]
Best Non-Toxic Sunscreens for Your Face
July 22, 2019
You definitely want to know about the best non-toxic sunscreens for your face. Protecting your facial skin from the sun’s UV rays should be at the top of your list of summer self-care practices. Overexposure to the sun can leave your face looking wrinkled and weathered, over time. It also puts you at higher risk […]
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Crockpot BBQ Pork Ribs (Keto, Paleo, GFDF, Whole30)
July 18, 2019
Pork ribs are so good, especially crockpot bbq pork ribs. They’re so easy to make in the crockpot it’s ridiculous. Here in Phoenix, where it’s routinely 100 plus degrees in the summer, we don’t want to be outside messing with grills and smokers. Forget that, we’re gonna stay inside where it’s nice and cool in […]
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Dairy-Free Summer Keto Party Food
July 15, 2019
Dairy-Free Summer Keto Party Food When the weather is hot and sunny you sort of naturally fall into a celebratory kind of mood. This usually leads to backyard BBQs and parties by the beach. Now, if you’re like me, and you probably are or else you wouldn’t be reading a keto blog post, you want […]
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Rib Rub (Keto, GFDF, Paleo, Whole30)
July 11, 2019
We eat a ton of ribs around here! Blake is a fanatic about his ribs and he’s constantly asking me to make them so we have to have a good rib rub on-hand at all times! This time we were out of the spice blend we usually use and had to come up with a […]