Meal planning is something that can help streamline the process of shopping and prepping your food for the week. If you know what you're going to eat and how much of it, you can better prepare and save yourself a lot of stress with last minute food preparations and scrounging in the fridge. In this … Continue reading How to Meal-Plan: Easy and Fast!
It's November, and that means the holiday season is right around the corner— Unless you include Thanksgiving, then we're just heading into round two! It's that time of year that is both full of cheer as well as indulgence and guilt, and it shouldn't be! It's a time to see the people you love and … Continue reading Surviving the Holidays on a Diet
When you're trying to eat better, increasing the amount of whole foods you eat is the best place to start. But there are some tricks to help you get the most out of your ingredients. Cooking some foods can actually decrease the amount of vitamins and minerals available for absorption, while some foods benefit from … Continue reading Ingredient hacks to boost your nutrition
This is a recipe for some simple and delicious spring rolls! Springs rolls are a great way to get your veggies in, and are so refreshing to eat! There is a bit of prep required, but it mainly involves making a sauce, slicing your vegetables, and deciding what kind of protein you want in there. … Continue reading Spring Rolls Galore!
Think you can do all your grocery shopping on the perimeter of the store? Why would you? If you're trying to address your health and nutrition, this can be a HUGE help in tackling most of our obstacles to achieving our goals. Read on to see why...
With COVID-19 keeping us all indoors and making supplies scarce for some things, I've seen a lot of people trying to make sourdough. Having been making sourdough for years now, I thought I would write a little tutorial on how to make both a starter and a basic loaf of whole wheat bread. Sourdough is … Continue reading How to Make Sourdough (And a Starter!)
There's a strange phenomenon I've noticed, and I'm not the only one to notice it. Somehow, the idea of "being fit" for women has only really entailed cardio, maybe lifting some light weights. Like, 5-10 pounders. For some populations and workouts, light weights have their place, so I'm not here to bash that. But when … Continue reading Why Women Should Lift
I see I've been absent for a long period of time again! Life with a one-year-old has proven to be a bit challenging, but am I surprised? Not really. Sorry for the quiet, here's a post! It happened again, and this time, I'm changing something. I was feeding my son this morning on the couch, … Continue reading Sustainable Eating: What’s so confusing? A look at Meat and Dairy in our diet
If there is any one tool essential to the cook (besides the knife), it is surely the cutting board. First, I'll preface this post with an admission: I don't always use a cutting board. Sometimes I just cut right on top of the counter, or in my own hand. I can be pretty lazy sometimes. … Continue reading Cutting Board Wear and Care
You know how sometimes you see a picture of a dish, and you think to yourself "Man, that looks so tasty!", without even knowing what's in it? Well, I had that moment this week. I didn't even look at what the dish was called at first, I just saw a bowl of soup that was … Continue reading Spicy Thai Vegetable Soup (For the Soul)