Have you been stressing about your Thanksgiving menu? Well, stress no more, because today I’m giving you a gift: A Thanksgiving menu that is healthy and completely composed of Real Food. But most importantly, it is delicious! Let’s start with the star of the show, the turkey. We have made turkey many different ways over the years,… Continue reading A Real Food Thanksgiving Feast (and How to Dry Brine a Turkey)
Healthy School Lunch Ideas August? What? How the… When did you get here? Did August sneak up on anyone else? I feel like that was the shortest summer ever, and I can’t believe my kiddos are back in school already. Do you feel as behind as I do? Since the school year is here even… Continue reading Healthy School Lunch Ideas
That doesn’t make any sense, does it? Everything that modern diet culture has taught us tells us that the reason we gained weight is that we ate too much, specifically that we ate too many calories. I’m sure you’ve heard it before, weight loss is supposed to be a simple math problem. If you eat… Continue reading You’re Fat Because You’re Starving to Death
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What do you always eat at your traditional 4th of July BBQ? I always think of burgers with the classic white bread bun covered in sesame seeds, the rest of the plate covered in chips and goopy “salads” that don’t actually include any greens but do include Jello. So how do you make clean eating and your 4th of July celebration be besties?
There is always a reason not to do the healthy thing, ALWAYS. This morning I was tired, I’ve have had a lot on my plate, it’s summer, and a million other reasons to stay in bed and skip my workout were running through my head when my alarm went off. Five a.m. is early,… Continue reading Don’t let the “reasons” win – why you can’t lose weight
Does anyone actually read all the text that comes before a recipe in a post like this? The common practice is to talk about how you were first introduced to the recipe and why you love it, blah blah. But come on, guys, this post is about CHOCOLATE PUDDING!! When it involves chocolate, let’s just… Continue reading Healthy Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding
(This is a sponsored post by Balance the Superfood Shot and Life Equals. All opinions expressed are my own, and my opinion is that Balance the Superfood Shot is wonderful! Love this stuff.) Dinnertime can feel like a battlefield. In my house, everyone has a different opinion on what we should eat, and they definitely… Continue reading How to get your kids to love dinnertime (even when it’s healthy)
Has this winter been hard for anyone else?For me, this winter has lasted at least 300 years, and just when I feel like the end is in sight, we are dumped with another couple of feet of snow. The darkness and the cold this time of year seems to seep in to my bones and make me… Continue reading Is it over yet? Combating the Winter Blues
I figured it out. I had tried for over 10 years to diet and exercise to lose weight. I had been miserable in my body and to my body; punishing myself at the gym, counting calories and points, but nothing ever helped. And then one day I somehow made the switch and the weight practically fell right off.… Continue reading The big secret for lasting weight loss and long-term health