When I stepped away from this page, I thought not much would change besides the time I spent scrolling. 📱 I was getting lost in a sea of other instagrammers who were posting the same things as me, so what was the point?🤔 In the past three days, I’ve realized what I’ve been missing. It … More B E L I E V E 💫
It’s no secret: I love vegetables. And crispy, roasted vegetables (like these below) are my absolute favorite. I used to turn my oven on (nearly) daily, wait for it to preheat forever, and check my veggies constantly for 30-40 minutes to get the perfect bit of brown on the edges. Unfortunately sometimes, that never came. … More My Favorite Kitchen Tool
Why Whole30 If you want to check out my thoughts leading up to this blog post, click here to read. If you don’t that’s cool! tl;dr version: you do you when it comes to health. There are tons of ways you can be more well – choose what’s right for you in any given moment. Long … More Why Whole30
tl;dr: you do you! The longer version: To me, health means living in an overall optimal state of being. I think you can be healthy in some aspects of your life and not others. What’s important is that true health is never a competition – with the old you, with the person you want … More tl;dr: you do you.
This morning was the first day I haven’t had a smoothie bowl in weeks. And I’m regretting that decision already.Yesterday (and for many days before) I have been making smoothie bowls daily for breakfast. I try to keep my smoothies lower in sugar, especially for the morning, since it sets me up for blood sugar … More Minty Matcha Smoothie Bowl
I posted my blog a few weeks ago on why protein is not a miracle macronutrient. For SO long I had believed eating all the protein! was they key to weight loss, that those calories were somehow better, or the calories didn’t count because they would lead to gaining only muscle. When I started to … More Alternative Facts On Nutrition
This may be one of my greatest recipe ideas…ever. I had seen the concept for a “dessert” hummus, and then thought about what ingredients that would consist of. I thought of a “regular” hummus recipe. Chickpeas, naturally. Then what? An oil, a creamy spread, some kind of liquid, and some flavoring. Couldn’t be too hard, … More Mint Chocolate Dessert Hummus
Picture 1: February 2015 The girl on the left thought she was healthy. She had ran a half marathon just three months prior, she did high intensity exercise and cardio constantly, and thought she ate “healthy” because she ate a ton of vegetables all the time. I was in a fairly new relationship, going out … More #transformationtuesday
Why I Said “No” To Food For 24 Hours Of all the fitness “trends” this is the one I never thought I’d do. Fasting. Willingly choosing not to eat for an extended period of time. I remember hearing about intermittent fasting about a year ago and I let it go in my mind. I’d never … More Not So Fast!
I’ve been getting some signals from my body telling me that I have to clean up my diet for a little while. Unfortunately, that means giving up some foods I enjoy. That means no beer for a while (which sucks!). Very little carbohydrate, no dairy, nothing processed, and no grains. However, following this protocol also … More Why I’m Giving Up Fruits & Vegetables