Dot to Trot

My world is expanding as my butt is shrinking!

September Food Challenge: The Whole30


My monthly food challenge is back. This time around I’m trying the Whole30.

I planned to temporarily give up dairy in August. Unfortunately I have a lot more of it in my fridge than I first thought. With September right around the corner, my dairy stores are pretty much gone. So it is a good time to start my monthly food challenges once more.

Which leads me to the Whole30.

I’ve thought about doing a Whole30 challenge, but the idea of giving up dairy just seemed more like madness. I mean, cheese is just too damn awesome. And butter! No one is taking my Kerrygold away.

But here I am, months later taking a hard look at dairy.

Since the Whole30 doesn’t allow dairy, I decided to give it a shot. Staying ketogenic is easy with the program.  What really sold me on the idea is that I don’t have to give up my Kerrygold completely. I can turn it into clarified butter (which is allowed!).

And of course this means I get another health/cookbook book to read!

So today I’ll work on a Whole30 compliant menu and head out to the grocery store.  The recipes I’ve spotted look really good. I just need to stay within my keto guidelines.


Single Post Navigation

4 thoughts on “September Food Challenge: The Whole30

  1. Pingback: Radiation Treatments Are Over…Now What? | Dot to Trot

  2. Pingback: LCHF Quiche With Spinach, Sundried Tomatoes & Goat Cheese | Dot to Trot

  3. Great! Can’t wait to hear about your findings..
    4 years NO DAIRY here & nothing but benefits.
    I was also a cheese freak but now don’t miss it one bit!
    You can get used to anything if you REALLY want to 😉

    • Thanks! I agree. Health is really one big science experiment where you are both scientist and lab rat. You can never be complacent. What I did to go from 325 lbs. to 250 lbs. would not get me to 184 lbs and high blood pressure gone and no longer pre diabetic. Your body changes and so should your approach to healthy living. But that’s half the fun to me.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Crime Time Podcast

A book podcast | mystery, thriller, sci-fi, horror, & crime fiction.

John L. Monk

Double space. In the face. SASE.

Shea Oliver

Living the Dream - Snapping Pics - Building Companies - Hiking - Traveling - Blogging - Writing - Eating - Drinking - Enjoying

The Author Stories Podcast with Hank Garner

The story behind the stories, and the story tellers

Thought Scratchings

the bit your brain can't itch, served in a packet of alternative pig shit.

Knite Writes

The Official Blog of Therin Knite


Books, Reviews and bookish thoughts

charles french words reading and writing

An exploration of writing and reading

C h a z z W r i t e s . c o m

Write and publish with love and fury.


My interviews with many authors

Next Stop . . .

Author and Dreamer.

The eBook Evangelist

Singing the praises of ebooks


Effective Cover Design and Creation Made Easy


Author and Book Reviewer

T. Ellery Hodges' The Never Chronicles

Lots of things never happen here...

1103 Boutique

Bath, body, fashion

%d bloggers like this: