Find your Peeps…

Find your Peeps…

This is so important! By peeps, I mean people like you. By people like you, I mean people who think like you and who have similar goals and dreams. Think about your goals.  What have you wanted for a long, long time? What do you want more than anything? Maybe your goals/dreams are to... become [...]

When life gets busy…

When life gets busy…

The end of summer not only brings cooler weather; it also means a return to work for me. I’m a teacher. Autumn brings the beauty of golden leaves scattered across the ground, but it also leads to something less enjoyable. Stress. Returning to work brings back the reality of life, and stress comes as a [...]

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 [...]