24 Reasons why we overeat (that have nothing to do with willpower)

 If I could sum up healthy, sustainable weight loss in just two points of crucial advice, it would be this: Listen to your body’s hunger signals and eat accordingly Eat mostly whole, unprocessed foods and limit refined, processed foods (as they tend to mess with those signals.) It seems much easier for people to doContinue Reading

Loving your body unconditionally: does it hurt or help weight loss?

There are a lot of things that the weight loss industry in general gets wrong: all or nothing thinking, quick fixes, punishing workouts and restrictive diets…. I could go on and on (I have on several other occasions). Many of these things are obvious once you get off of the diet hamster wheel, but others areContinue Reading

The Biggest Nutrition Mistake Most People are Making

I’ve gotta hand it to you. I’m SO sick of most of the nutrition advice I hear these days. Honestly, there’s some really REALLY bad advice out there. The first kind of bad advice: disordered eating advice – Whether it’s restricting food intake, all or nothing thinking, guilt based nutrition, fear based eating, chances areContinue Reading

My top strategies for eating well without dieting (aka getting off the crazy train and learning to take care of your body)

It’s really insane the things that some people will do in the name of “taking care of ourselves.” Cut out entire food groups? Check. Track and control every morsel of food that enters your mouth? Check. Eat based on a set of crazy rules that are unsustainable? Check. Spend half the day in the kitchenContinue Reading

The Resolution that Finally Transformed my Body and my Life

In 10 years of struggling with weight, I had many many years of resolutions… track calories, exercise every day, cut out carbs, cut out sugar, follow the [insert crazy fad here] diet, and none of those resolutions ever lasted past January… March maybe at the latest.  Until one year when I set a different kindContinue Reading

Funfetti Cake Batter Protein Pancakes

Funfetti Cake Batter Protein Pancakes

I’m not big on New Years resolutions. Mostly because I no longer need to “start over” or do something drastic like I did in my dieting days. It’s awesome to feel in integrity with my goals and values daily, and not just in the first few months of the year. However, I’ve noticed that someContinue Reading

This is YOUR year!

Over my years of coaching clients on weight loss, I’ve learned a few things about the people who struggle with their relationship with food. They give their all to their families, their children, their spouse, their job, their social obligations, their friends and acquaintances. Natural givers who put the needs of others above themselves withoutContinue Reading

Pomegranite Apple Steel Cut Oats (in the Crockpot!)

Pomegranite Apple Steel Cut Oats (in the Crockpot!)

Breakfast and I have had a strained relationship as of late. Let’s just be very clear, adore breakfast food, I need breakfast to feel my best, and I know I make better choices when I eat a good breakfast. But these days, my morning consists of breakfast for baby, changing diapers, playing, and not reallyContinue Reading

A Quick Favor? Plus Some Exciting News!

I’m putting together some amazing resources to help you create your healthiest fittest year yet, without the diet crazy. But I need your help. I’ve had a lot of people asking about nutrition coaching lately, and I have some bad news: I won’t be doing one on one coaching from here on out. The truthContinue Reading

Healthy Eating Tips for the Thanksgiving Holiday

If you’re struggling with your relationship to food, you might feel like the Thanksgiving table for you is as dangerous as a fourth of July fireworks stand for a pyromaniac. Does this sound familiar to you? There is so much food everywhere, and everyone is eating a ridiculous amount. Not just the dinner, but theContinue Reading