Give up?…or Fight Back! Part 2

Give up?…or Fight Back! Part 2

Ok. You’ve read Part 1 and realize your health/weight struggles are NOT all your fault. What a relief! You know the crappy, unhealthy foods like pizza, potato chips, baked goods, rich sauces and ice cream are… -too calorically dense (has too many calories) -too rich -too addictive-like -too artificially concentrated with sugar, fat and/or salt [...]

Give up?…or Fight Back!

Give up?…or Fight Back!

You just ate the crap you swore you’d stop eating. You overate something you were just going to have a bit of. You ate one bad thing, which turned into days of crappy food. Maybe even weeks. Been there? I have. Does that mean you should beat yourself up? No. Does that mean there’s something [...]

Quinoa + Water = Bread!

I’m so excited by my most recent discovery! Quinoa bread.  One of the issues I have with most breads today is that they’re filled with a bunch of things our body doesn’t need. Bad things too. Here’s a sampling of less-than-ideal ingredients from the Country Harvest-Ancient Grains brand, which I would say appears to be [...]

Get the Goodness In

I love avocado. REALLY love it! It seems to be pretty popular, whether sliced on a sandwich, mashed and spread onto toast or mixed into a fine guacamole. It’s tasty, especially with a touch of lime juice and sea salt, but its most prevalent feature is its creamy, dreamy texture. The high fat content gives [...]

Let’s have a Look Inside…

We know more about a myriad of topics that we do about how our own bodies work. Sure, we know some basics, but there is so much we just take for granted and don’t really KNOW, you know? It’s absolutely amazing to think about how our bodies function because the parts seem to run in [...]

Back to Reality

I’m back from Mexico, sunned and relaxed. We stayed in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle; it was my first time in Mexico not at an all inclusive. Our condo was about 5 min. from the beach and the marina in this quaint fishing village. Although we prepared a few meals in the condo, most of our [...]