Mastering Bun-free Burgers.

For many, burgers are the quintessential summer food. Versatile, easy, quick, and cheap, burgers are usually a crowd favorite at any backyard barbecue. No matter what kind of taste you crave, there is surely a burger out there that has your name written all over it.

However, if you are like me and you prefer to keep your diet as low carb as possible, the traditional bun-hugged burger may not suit your needs. Since giving up bread and many of its wheat-filled cousins, I have had to reimagine many of my favorite dishes. This includes the good old fashioned hamburger. 🍔🍟

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Hey, At Least I Tried…

Today was the first official “celebration day” of my new diet and lifestyle.

I say “celebration day” instead of “cheat day” because I don’t view this particular concession of my diet as an opportunity to cheat. Yes, I am allowed one serving of food that has been “banned” from my day to day diet, but the goal has always been to adhere to my diet as much as possible each and every day.

If I find myself waking up on a holiday, my birthday, or a super special occasion worth celebrating, and I simply cannot take another breath without having one of my “banned” foods… fine. However, I have already made up my mind to be extra mindful about the choices I make on those particular rare days.

However, it is precisely this kind of mindset that got me into trouble at dinner this evening.

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