1. Don’t give up the things you love to eat. When we think about dieting and losing weight we often times immediately associate that with “oh no!! No more pizza and wine!” Or whatever guilty food pleasure you enjoy. Going cold turkey with the things we love has in fact been proven to not be effective for weight loss and habit change. It has been shown that when you make something forbidden there is a section of our brain that actually strengthens the desire- making it increas
By now I’m sure most of us have heard of and even started incorporated chia seeds into our diets. Sprinkle some in your shake, your yogurt, salads... and even your water! ..huh?? I’ve recently been getting some questions around this hottest new trend. “A chia seed water a day keeps the (fill in the blank) away.” I’ve heard claims about weight loss, glowing skin, resolving digestive issues, boosting energy and others. The packaged food industry is also catching on to the trend
Now that the colder weather is here a hearty comfort meal is exactly what we crave. If you're searching for a healthy option, look no further! After posting my weekend dinner pic I’ve been getting a lot of requests for the recipe. Confession: rarely do I ever follow a recipe when cooking. I typically make it up as I go, which can lead to some amazing meals! ..and also some that end up in the trash. It’s certainly not a full proof way to a delicious meal, but it sure is fun!