Cravings – What Do You Want?

Cravings. What am I talking about? Well, when your body has a strong desire to eat something. You know when someone asks you or you ask yourself what you’d like to eat. It’s the first thing that comes to mind. It is what your body is legitimately asking you for. Everyone has had that experience…

The Best Pumpkin “Pie” Ever

The best way to discover a new recipe –> don’t follow directions. Why the quotation marks around “Pie”?  Well, because the recipe is actually for pumpkin bars (original from  http://allrecipes.com/recipe/11418/pumpkin-pie-bars/). Now, don’t get me wrong, I was planning on making bars….until I realized 1. the pan that would fit my bars was already in use…

Yea, But Do I Look Fat?

“Yea, but do I look fat?” This is one of the most common questions I hear. If it’s not that, it’s: “Can you tell I’ve been working out?” “Don’t I look leaner?” “Don’t I look fit?” “Do you think I look too small?” “Does this make me look fat?” and on and on and on….

What You Don’t Want To Do On Thanksgiving Day

What you don’t want to do on Thanksgiving day: Here’s a few tips for you to make the most of your holiday 🙂 1.Do NOT, I repeat, do NOT starve yourself before your big meal. “Saving up calories” and starving yourself to get ready to eat is actually one of the worst things you can do….

What Are You freaking Out About? A Few Thoughts to Start Your Day

What are you freaking out about right now? Maybe it’s that you got very little sleep and have a busy day ahead of you. Maybe it’s that you haven’t figured out what you’re making for thanksgiving yet or even better, that you haven’t hit up the grocery store yet. Maybe it’s that you have no…

The Thing About Sweets…

Sweets. What am I referring to? Cakes. Cookies. Candy. Deliciously loaded ice-cream. Brownies. Pies. All of it. You get the picture. The good stuff. I feel like it can be such a controversial topic….when really it doesn’t need to be. Sweets are something that were not made to meet all of your nutritional needs. I’m…

Eat the Cake

Eat the cake. As soon as a food is “off-limits” , it immediately becomes more appealing. Think about it.  When you were younger and your parents told you that you could only have one piece of candy or one chewy Flintstones multivitamin….you wanted more. I distinctly remember sneaking into the kitchen with my siblings while…

Enjoying vs. Forcing – There is a difference

There is a distinct difference between enjoying and forcing. At first you may read that and think….well that’s pretty obvious. Okay fair, it should be…and a lot of times it’s not. We get use to our routines, our workouts, and even our structured ways of eating that we so easily forget to slow down and…

Comfort is Not Consistent

Comfort is not consistent. There may be days where you wake up and instantly feel uncomfortable. It happens. You wake up and feel stressed, anxious, nervous, heavy, excited, or maybe a combination of all of these. It’s weird and it happens to everyone. What I’ve learned in my intuitive eating and intuitive movement journey is…