Things I have said recently while eating a cookie…(or two)🍪🍪 “I really need to start eating better…munch munch“🍕🍔 “All I have been eating is junk, no wonder I feel like junk.”🙄 “My skin looks horrible, it’s probably from all the processed sugar I have been eating…chew chew.”🍰🍦 “I used to have such great self-control…used to,… Continue reading I Love You Cookies! 🍪🍪
~Ditch the Diet for Healthy Habits~ Is Your Coffee Making You Fat?! Can we still be friends if the answer to that question is YES?! Is there a problem when America runs on Dunkin and yet doesn’t actually run…? Let’s get one thing straight: I love coffee, and in and of itself, coffee is awesome!… Continue reading Is Your Coffee Making You Fat?!
~Ditch the Diet for Healthy Habits~ If you know me, you know that I love to exercise! It is one of my favorite parts of the day. So, why in the world would I be telling you that, of all things, exercise is making you fat?! Well, it isn’t actually the act of exercise that… Continue reading Is Your Exercise Making You Fat?!
~Ditch the Diet for Healthy Habits~ Most people think that by ordering a salad they are eating healthy. Sounds like a good plan right? In many cases, that is absolutely right: A big bowl of dark leafy greens and vegetables is not only low in calories but also has much-needed fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.… Continue reading Is Your Salad Making You Fat?!
~Ditch The Diet~ No need for a lengthy introduction, I know why you are here, let’s get right into it… 1) Make the decision to change! If you always do what you have always done, you will always be what you have always been. Make a decision to change and then do it! 2) Get honest… Continue reading Six Simple Keys to Weight Loss
~Ditch The Diet~ Instead of starting the morning off with a bowl of your favorite granola cereal, try replacing it with a delicious bowl of oatmeal. Not only will you cut out unnecessary sugar and fat, but you will also gain much-needed fiber. Try adding some fresh fruit and chia seeds for added vitamins and… Continue reading Eat This… Not That!
~Ditch The Diet~ You are trying to be a healthier version of yourself! Instead of eating donuts and bagels for breakfast you have been proudly making smoothies instead. Good job! I am proud of you for making a positive change! You have really been enjoying your healthy morning smoothie, but you expected the weight to… Continue reading Smooth Operator…
~Ditch The Diet~ I am always trying to broaden my leafy green horizons. So while “This kale salad tastes like I’d rather be fat!”…these baked kale chips taste so awesome that I cannot stop eating them! Here is a delicious, simple, and quick recipe for baked kale chips: Ingredients 1 bunch or 1 bag of… Continue reading Baked Kale Chips
~Ditch the Diet~ How true is it that all we want is what we can’t have! When it comes to living a healthy lifestyle it is so important to not focus on denial! Occasionally enjoying a sweet treat or special meal is an absolutely necessary part of a living a healthy life. God gave us… Continue reading Don’t Focus On Denial
~Ditch the Diet~ Let’s review the ways we have already discussed on how to ditch dieting for good… 1) Make small manageable changes one at a time. 2) Set realistic goals and write them down. 3) Shop the perimeter of the grocery store. 4) Find healthy foods you love. 5) Get a routine and be… Continue reading Let Yourself Indulge