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

Healthy Living · How to lose weight

Don’t let the “reasons” win – why you can’t lose weight

  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

Health Coaching

The big secret for lasting weight loss and long-term health

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

Clean eating · Healthy Habits Challenge · Unprocessed Food

Quinoa Sweet Potato Bowl

When you are cutting processed foods, there are two main tactics. First, you can take the things you already eat and try to convert them to clean eating, unprocessed versions. This can be very effective sometimes, and other times the results can be… questionable. Thankfully in this recipe I’m giving you an awesome dressing that… Continue reading Quinoa Sweet Potato Bowl

Health Coaching · How to lose weight · Real Food

The Easy Way to More Fruits and Vegetables

The first piece of advice I give each and every one of my health coaching clients is… Eat more fruits and vegetables! You want to lose weight? More fruits and vegetables. Hoping to boost your immunity? More fruits and vegetables. You want help with your chronic disease/fatigue/depression? More fruits and vegetables. Yes, I’m sorry, your mother… Continue reading The Easy Way to More Fruits and Vegetables

Clean eating · How to lose weight · Meal planning · Real Food · Recipes

Slow Cooker Shredded Pork Tacos

I haven’t met a person yet who doesn’t love a good taco. Don’t tell me you don’t love tacos, because you are either lying or wrong, tacos are the best! These shredded pork tacos are especially great on those days that are going to be super crazy, or that you know you want a lazy… Continue reading Slow Cooker Shredded Pork Tacos

Meal planning · Real Food · Recipes

Faster Than Fast Food – Easy Turkey Cabbage Dinner

It happens more often than I’d like to admit; by the time work is done at night and I’ve picked up the kids, everyone is starving and they want dinner on the table five minutes ago. At those times, the drive in at the local fast food joint calls my name a little more loudly,… Continue reading Faster Than Fast Food – Easy Turkey Cabbage Dinner