“In the absence of diet culture, ‘Intuitive Eating’ would just be called ‘Eating’. Our society has gone so far away from just eating that it seems like we don’t even know how anymore! Our mentality now is, unless we’re counting calories, tracking macros or on some sort of pre-defined diet then we’re essentially not dieting. […]

It’s Labor Day weekend (I say with tears rolling down my face) I can’t believe summer is over! I hope you get one last weekend to spend time enjoying summer, friends, family and food before school begins again next week. I have the PERFECT dish to bring to any Labor Day pot luck picnic. It’s […]

Gratitude has been a buzz word for quite a while now. “Be grateful, show gratitude, make a gratitude list each night before bed.” In theory this sounds lovely. It seems like focusing on the wonderful people, things and experiences in your life should really make you aware of how rich and fulfilling your life is. […]

These cookies are seriously incredible! I have made them for foodies, health nuts, kids, picky eaters and chocolate lovers and they get rave reviews each and every time. There are quite a few different variations of this recipe out there and I’ve finally created a combo that I think works best. After the recipe I […]

I’ve been talking a lot about “inflammation” lately. How chronic inflammation can lead to serious health issues, and make it nearly impossible to lose weight. When I suggest that someone begins to think about reducing the inflammation in their bodies, they nod their head because it’s something that we’ve heard again and again, but do […]

I give you permission…..seriously, just stop. This is going to be hard for most of us to swallow. It’s a huge shift from the diet culture we live in today. As a nation we have been counting calories for decades, right? It’s not working, right? Our bodies are getting bigger, not smaller. We’re tired. We’re […]