November 10


113: Jackie Fletcher and Louise Reynolds – AMA Christmas and Holidays

November 10, 2022

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Fabulously Keto
113: Jackie Fletcher and Louise Reynolds - AMA Christmas and Holidays

Jackie Fletcher and Louise Reynolds

 In this episode Jackie and Louise talk to members of the Fabulously Keto Facebook Group to find out how they cope with Christmas and the festive season. They all share their top tips.

Everyone’s Top Tips

Heather Temple-Mills

  • Treat yourself to some lovely cheeses and charcuterie so you don’t feel left out.

Heidi Standen

  • Don’t be hard on yourself – Be kind to yourself and enjoy Christmas and the company.
  • Don’t make food a dominant part of the celebrations.

Nicola Lock

  • Reflect on where you had a problem last year and come up with a plan to avoid the issue this year.

JoAnn McManamy

  • Remember the love around the holidays – the people are the most important the food is secondary
  • Plan, plan, plan

Juliet Carbin

  • Plan

Louise Reynolds

  • Know your why

Jackie Fletcher

  • If you are going to come off plan
    • a.) You don’t go mad – it is not every meal and it’s not all the time
    • b.) Put a date in the diary when you will get back on plan

Resources Mentioned

Carrie Brown’s recipes

Cranberry White Chocolate Slice

Turkey and Cranberry Meatloaf

Cranberry Sauce

Megan Ellam’s recipes

Keto White Christmas

Deliciously Guilt Free – Chocolate and Cakes

Scoundrel – Chocolate and Ice Cream

A Delicious Low Carb Christmas : A selection of 23 delicious gluten-free and grain-free recipes for the whole family – Emma Porter

The Caldesi Low-Carb Christmas: Celebrate with 40 Low-Carb and Gluten Free Recipes – Katie Caldesi

Low Carb Christmas E-book – Sarah Flower

Dessert Lover’s Cookbook – Carrie Brown

A Christmas Gathering Ebook – Megan Ellam

Carrie Brown’s – Cranberry White Chocolate Slice

Keto Kitchen: Delicious recipes for energy and weight loss (Keto Kitchen Series) – Monya Kilian-Palmer


Quotes by Everyone

If there’s a little chink in your own armour that’s an opportunity to really go off plan.” – Heather Temple-Mills

“Welcome to the club of oddness, you are amongst fine company here, so all the odd Odd Fellows.” – Louise Reynolds

“Remember the love and people around you.” – JoAnn McManamy

“I do say no. It is difficult. I have been in situations where I will tell them no, I don’t do sugar.”- Heidi Standon

“Be kind to yourself and look for other non-food ways to treat yourself.” – Heidi Standon

“It’s not all about achieving that very end goal. It’s about little steps along the way, or where would you like to see yourself next month.” – Nicola Lock

“I overeat at Christmas but I don’t do high carb.” – Liz LePla

“Temptation could be there because of the emotion and everything that’s linked around traditions at Christmas – It’s going to be quite a challenge.” – Juliet Carbin


The Fabulously Keto Diet & Lifestyle Journal: A 12-week journal to support new habits – Jackie Fletcher

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