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Kurshot’s Amazing Mayo Recipe

I admit the image could be better, but like the “custom” label says… this stuff is AMAZING!!

Since I’m on the Keto Diet and need to get 70%+ of my calories from fat, I wanted to make something super tasty that allowed me to quickly consume a large quantity of fat calories.

What better than MAYO!!!

I love mayo so much, but in the past, I was always told how bad it is for your health and yadda yadda.

The good news is, now I know that’s bullshit. Especially on the Keto Diet.

Well, sort of.

The thing is, like most of America’s “food” industry, Hellman’s uses soybean oil, sugar, and other garbage in their recipe.

If I was gonna be consuming a ton of this stuff, I wanted it to contain food that was actually good for me, opposed to the toxic shit sold on store shelves across the country.

So here’s what I came up with…


Ingredients I use:

  • 1 Cup of UNrefined Coconut Oil
  • 1/4 Cup of Olive Oil
  • 2 Yolks from Large Pastured Eggs (not to be confused with “free range” eggs, which is marketing bullshit. The only eggs that come from hens who are allowed to go outside and eat worms and grubs like they’re supposed to (not grain feed) are “pastured” eggs. The box will say Pastured.
  • 1 Whole Large Pastured Egg (3 total eggs used)
  • 11/2 Tsp of Bragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 11/2 Tsp of Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tsp of Dijon Mustard
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Tsp of Salt (or more if you’d like)

How I make it:

  1. Put all the ingredients in a Food Processor EXCEPT the Olive and Coconut Oil. (You can also use a blender such as the Nutri-Bullet, but it’ll probably get a lot messier. And I haven’t tried whisking it, so you’re on your own there lol. The ingredients don’t blend easily, so it’ll take some time I’m sure.)
  2. Blend all of that for 30 seconds to a minute.
  3. Then SLOWLY pour a little bit of the oils in at a time (I have no idea why, but it was recommended in nearly every mayo recipe I looked up). This usually takes me about 2-3 minutes at least, so don’t rush it. And if you want the mayo to be thicker or thinner, then add more or less of the oils. So to be clear, the more oil you add, the thicker it gets. And vice versa.
  4. Bottle that shit and enjoy the best mayo in the world — Kurshot’s Amazing Mayo!


Ps… I found the side note below on Epicurious, a pretty legit food site. It just goes to show you the difference between “normal” eggs and pastured eggs…

Raw egg is not recommended for infants, the elderly, pregnant women, and people with weakened immune systems. To avoid the risk of salmonella infection, you can use pasteurized egg yolk instead.”


Dieting, Food (energy), Physical,

How I’m Losing Weight Quickly and Easily without Feeling Hungry

For the last week or so, I’ve been leveraging the Ketogenic Diet to rapidly lose weight.

It takes a little while for the body to adjust to using fat for calories instead of carbs, and can take up to 3 weeks for your body to fully adjust, but it seems that my body has adjusted!

I’ve been eating essentially one meal spread out over 6 hours (from about 4-10pm) for 4 days now and feel little to no hunger.

In that short time, I’ve already lost a considerable amount of weight (about 5 pounds so far), which I gained from eating a considerable amount of pizza over a long period of time (no regrets).

So here’s what I’ve been eating/doing…

The first part of my one meal consists of 30-40 grams of quality protein:

  • grass fed beef
  • pasture raised eggs
  • whole foods tuna
  • wild planet sardines
  • crown prince oysters
  • wild caught fish like salmon and cod

This occurs right after my 10 minute workout at the outdoor gym on Miami Beach, which includes:

  • 1-2 sets of pull ups and push-ups
  • 2 intense sprints 50 yards in length

A few hours later, I’ll eat a whole avocado, which provides good fat calories and a lot of potassium. On the Keto diet, you pee out a lot of your electrolytes such potassium, sodium and magnesium. I use avocados, a lot of salt, and Natural Calm to remedy this.

And finally, a few hours before bed, I’ll enjoy a robust salad that includes:

  • Spinach (3 ounces or more)
  • Cucumber (half)
  • Tomatoe (1)
  • Red Onion (1 slice chopped up)
  • Broccoli (a handful)
  • Apple Cider Vinegar (2-3 cap fulls)
  • Olive Oil (a tablespoon)
  • Sea salt & Ground pepper (as much or little as you want)

In total, about 1000 calories a day, or less than half my daily caloric requirements, which allows me to shed a ton of body fat very quickly.

Mind you, I have little to no cravings for food. Since my body is now geared to use body fat for fuel instead of carbs, the cravings are just gone!

I should add, in the morning or afternoon, I drink about 2-3 cups of Yerba Matte and/or Coffee.

Sometimes I add a total of 150 calories of MCT oil and Grass Fed Butter to my coffee, which I blend together effortlessly with a Nutri-Bullet. It makes black coffee taste incredible and offers a source of high quality fat calories.

All in all, I’m loving the Keto Diet 🙂

If any of you have any questions or want to know more about the Ketogenic Diet, go here or let me know in the comments below or on my Facebook and I’d be happy to help.

Dieting, Food (energy), Food Fuel,

Why I’m Loving My New Ketogenic Diet (Hint: It includes eating lots of Bacon)

I’m absolutely LOVING my new ketogenic diet and here’s why…

First things first, I DON’T recommend the keto diet to 99% of the population for the simple fact that it’s super challenging to adhere to considering I can’t eat any starchy carbs and it requires monitoring and recording my nutrition, at least initially.

However, and it’s a BIG however, what I can eat is just about everything else mouth watering in this world such as heaps of bacon, cheese, steak, lots and lots of fat and butter, and yes, even pizza (by modifying the ingredients for the dough).

Essentially all my calories will come from 75% fat, 20% protein, and less than 5% carbs coming mostly from non-starchy vegetables like asparagus, broccoli, and dark leafy greens (spinach, kale, etc).

Ya see, our bodies aren’t really designed for ingesting  large amounts of carbs and performs much better on a high fat/low carb diet.

So eating a fuck ton of natural fats is not only ok, it’s GREAT for you.

And that’s not all.
Here’s the money shot: once my body assimilates to using fat (instead of carbs) for its primary energy source…

I’ll be able to go all day without feeling hungry, if, let’s say, I’m focused on work and don’t want to bother with eating.

I’ll have a nearly unlimited source of energy and never get bogged down, since your body can store much more fat than carbs (should have done this for Bike To Believe).

I’ll think clearer and have more energy (already feeling it and it’s insane).

I’ll experience lower blood pressure, a drop in cholesterol, decrease in joint stiffness and pain, much better sleep, and the best part is…

I’ll actually lose weight!! Which I already am.

It’s insane.

Again, this is not an easy to diet to learn or adhere to and initially requires a tremendous amount of discipline and patience, so I don’t recommend it for everyone.

But for those who are strong enough mentally and are willing to stick it out long enough to start seeing and feeling the tremendous results, it’s SO worth it.

Here are the BEST RESOURCES I’ve found:

Ruled.Me – best site I’ve found that covers absolutely everything you need to master the ketogenic diet. – Download the app to your phone for the best way (imo) to count calories and make sure you’re covering all your nutritional bases. – This app is suppose to be better and is recommended by the guy I’m about to recommend you learn more from. I’m looking into it now as we speak. My only issue with this app is that I don’t think it has a very large data base of food and you can’t scan packages for tracking nutrional data like you can with the MyFitnessPal app, which makes life SO MUCH easier.

Dom D’Agostino – I love Tim Ferriss and that’s who recommended me to Dom and who introduced me to the diet. Tim has 3 podcasts with Dom where he explains how he approaches the keto diet and so much more, which I’ll link below.

Dom D’Agostino — The Power of the Ketogenic Diet
Dom D’Agostino on Fasting, Ketosis, and the End of Cancer

Update… it’s been quite sometime since I posted this so learn more about my experience and get more details HERE.