Are you THRIVING?

Are you THRIVING?

It's been a long time since I posted anything here on the blog, not because I've given up on eating healthier and cutting back on sugar (I haven't), or because I've lost interest in writing in general (definitely not). The reason I haven't posted lately is because I've been surviving, but not thriving. Leading up [...]

My Low-Sugar Journey: Update!

I've basically given up on numbering these updates, particularly since I can't seem to stick to a regular posting schedule. Some weeks, I just don't have much to say. (*shrug*) Anyway, as I've mentioned before (in a post about habits and another about "food freedom"), I haven't had a lot of success with dietary "challenges" [...]

Book Review: Food Freedom Forever

Book Review: Food Freedom Forever

I quit the Whole 30. Twice. I don't like being given a long list of foods that I absolutely cannot eat, especially when I've experienced no obvious ill effects from eating them. Plus, like Oprah... https://giphy.com/embed/3o7ZeFpK0qqSpsWNsA via GIPHY Okay, more accurately, I love cheese. Bread is pretty awesome too, though, and neither of them is [...]

Meal Prep Monday: Recipes and Inspiration for the Week Ahead

Meal Prep Monday: Recipes and Inspiration for the Week Ahead

I'm not a big "meal prepper," but yesterday, I spent most of the afternoon planning meals, shopping, and cooking. My husband was shocked. He was pleased, of course, because now he doesn't have to scrounge in the fridge to find lunch for work each day...but nevertheless, he was shocked. And honestly, although I hate eating [...]

Mid-week Update: Meal Planning Motivation

On Monday, I posted my no-cooking, no-dishes meal plan. So far, it has been a TREMENDOUS success. Today, I'm sharing the two biggest benefits that I've enjoyed as a result of that meal plan. I hope that they motivate you to plan ahead for healthy eating! Benefit #1: More consistent energy levels and moods It's [...]