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By November 2, 2013August 3rd, 2021Desserts, Holiday Recipes, Vegetarian


Testimony of the Day

“Hi Maria, I had to show you my before and afters. My son had his 1 yr old photo shoot in the middle of August. I went ketogenic in the middle of October. We had a new photo shoot for Christmas done three months into my new life style. I am down 35lbs, almost 4 pant sizes and I feel amazing. Better yet your information in both your books and your blog, not to mention all the wonderful recipes in your cookbooks have given me so much confidence. I am not guilt ridden every time I eat. On top if everything else, I have introduced six women to the “healthified” way. Now they are seeing success with all the info you provide too. I know I have already thanked you once. But I just have to thank you again. You are one of the best things that has happened to me in 2013. So thanks again and I love you new keto-adapted book. It’s the best be far.

Thank you for all you do for your clients and thank you for everything you have done for me!”  – Shauna

Click HERE to start your journey to a keto-adapted diet!


Migraines and Headaches

When clients come to me pleading for help eliminating migraines, I grin because to me it is an easy fix and I know they are going to feel wonderful soon. I have clients wanting me to help eliminate their chronic headaches and migraines all the time. I have lots of tips and tricks up my sleeve so when I started having headaches, I was puzzled. It all started when I decided to see if I were a candidate for LASIK eye surgery (which I am not). The clinic requires you to wear your glasses for a few days which my glasses are a bit weak, but I still wore them for the required time.

Once I heard the bad news that I was not a candidate since my eyes are just too bad (I’m a -11 prescription), I put my contacts back in. That day, my 3-year-old was being a typical 3 year old and I blamed my headache on his behavior. But when the headaches continued for the next 3 days, I knew something was wrong. I went to the eye doctor and yep! I was over-prescribed. I was SO ecstatic to go down a 0.5 because that meant I could wear “night and day” contacts (the kind that you can wear for a month without taking out). They don’t make “night and day” in a -11 but they do in a -10.5!!!

Anyway, my point is, there are numerous nutrition reasons for headaches and migraines but one thing that is often overlooked is our eye sight. So when nothing else is working, get your eyes checked! First off, you must drink half your body weight in ounces. Dehydration and not enough quality salt are main causes of headaches. There are a few other major causes of severe headaches and migraines, and they all can be healed by a well-formulated keto-adapted diet as well as therapeutic doses of vitamins and minerals which you may be deficient in. If you need more help in eliminating migraines and headaches click HERE for a detailed supplement plan for only $25.

Read all about how to eliminate headaches and migraines in my new book Keto-Adapted.


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Thank you all for your love and support!




Oh my, these are a favorite!

2 egg white
2 TBS butter (melted)
2 ounce cream cheese (softened)
1/2 cup almond flour
1/2 cup vanilla egg white

Heat a pizzelle skillet on high. Whip the white until frothy, not stiff. Add the almond flour, vanilla whey, and other ingredients. Mix until smooth.
Place 1 TBS dough onto greased skillet, close tightly. Let sit for 1-3 minutes depending on skillet directions. While you are removing, before it cools, roll into a cylinder shape. Set aside to cool.

3/4 cup whole milk ricotta cheese (drained overnight w/ cheesecloth & squeezed dry)
3/4 cup mascarpone cheese (or cream cheese)
1/4 cup Swerve (or stevia glycerite to taste)
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
A pinch of salt

Mix filling ingredients together. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use (at least a couple of hours). Use a Ziploc ( cut the corner ) and pipe into the shells. Let the filling smoosh out of each end of the shells, just a tad. Keep the cannoli refrigerated until dessert time or whenever you are ready to serve. Makes 12 servings.

Traditional Cannoli = 250 calories, 7g fat, 4g protein, 44 carbs, trace fiber
“Healthified” Cannoli = 118 calories, 8g fat, 8.4g protein, 1.6 carbs, trace fiber

Click HERE to find the Pizzelle Maker I love!

Maria Emmerich

Maria is a wellness expert who has helped clients follow a Ketogenic lifestyle to heal and lose weight for over 20 years. She has helped thousands of clients get healthy, get off medications and heal their bodies; losing weight is just a bonus. She is the international best selling author of several books including "Keto: The Complete Guide to Success on the Ketogenic Diet.".


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