Real Food · Weight Loss

You’re Fat Because You’re Starving to Death

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

Clean eating · Healthy on a Budget · Real Food · Unprocessed Food

Healthy Living Prime Day Deals!

Updated! I’ve added new finds and your suggestions for other great deals to the top of this list. Enjoy! (This post contains affiliate links. You get the same awesome Prime Day price, and I get a small kickback for sending you their way. I only ever promote products that I use and love myself.) Today… Continue reading Healthy Living Prime Day Deals!

Clean eating · Mindful Eating · Real Food

How to eat clean(ish) at your 4th of July BBQ

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?

Kids · Real Food · School lunch

How to get your kids to love dinnertime (even when it’s healthy)

(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)

Clean eating · Real Food · Recipes

Just when you thought you didn’t like beets…

  I used to hate beets. I didn’t understand how anyone could eat those slimy, weird things, they were NOT good. And then, as a young bride, my mother-in-law fed them to me. You have to make a good impression on your mother-in-law, especially at first, right? You have to eat what she serves when… Continue reading Just when you thought you didn’t like beets…

Clean eating · Real Food · Recipes

Kicked Up Cranberry Sauce

What is your favorite part of Thanksgiving dinner? Everyone has their thing. Some people can’t get enough of the mashed potatoes with gravy, others need that green bean casserole or it doesn’t feel like Thanksgiving. Pumpkin pie is pretty high on my list, but sitting firmly at the top is something that a lot of… Continue reading Kicked Up Cranberry Sauce

Real Food · Recipes · Unprocessed Food

Oatmeal Cookie Energy Bites – 100 Days of Real Food on a Budget

Today is an exciting day, I’m announcing a new cookbook that you need to have in your life! I have been a huge fan of Lisa Leake of 100 Days of Real Food for many years now. Her website and recipes played a huge part in my own weight loss transformation and my own story.… Continue reading Oatmeal Cookie Energy Bites – 100 Days of Real Food on a Budget