Wellness

Ditching the Diet Mentality During the Holidays

Ditching the Diet Mentality During the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! But with all the food, conversation, and New Years right around the corner, there is often talk of dieting, guilt, and pressure to avoid “holiday weight gain”. As a non-diet dietitian, I’m sharing how you can ditch […]

5 Tips for Enjoying Exercise and Moving More Intuitively

5 Tips for Enjoying Exercise and Moving More Intuitively

Does the word “exercise” make you happy or make you want to groan? Often times exercise is only associated with dieting, but it’s much more than that! Today I’m sharing my top tips to help you start enjoying exercise and learn how to listen to […]

A Dietitian’s Opinion on Restricting Halloween Candy

A Dietitian’s Opinion on Restricting Halloween Candy

I give my dietitian opinion on Halloween candy and how to navigate it’s consumption with your kids. We can use Halloween as an opportunity to explore mindful, intuitive eating and promote positive relationships with food. It’s that time of year! Halloween is almost here, so […]

Reclaiming “Healthy”

Reclaiming “Healthy”

What does healthy even mean these days? I discuss why I was afraid to use the word and how I’m reclaiming it. For the longest time, I tried pretty hard to refrain from using the word “healthy” as a descriptor for my blog and my […]

Food Combining: What Is It and Does it Work?

Food Combining: What Is It and Does it Work?

Today we’re talking nutrition. Specifically, we’re talking about a rather hot topic in the health and wellness space right now – a topic known as food combining. To be honest, prior to the last couple of months, I had never heard of food combining. However, […]

5 Ways My Life Improved By Improving My Relationship With Food

5 Ways My Life Improved By Improving My Relationship With Food

Today I’m sharing about how my life improved drastically by improving my relationship with food. Over the last year, I’ve shared more and more about my own journey with my relationship with food. From my early teen years, food wasn’t just food. It was a […]

Intuitive Eating vs. Mindful Eating: What’s the Difference?

Intuitive Eating vs. Mindful Eating: What’s the Difference?

I explain the differences and similarities between intuitive eating and mindful eating, and discuss if one practice is more beneficial than the other. A few weeks ago, I introduced the topic of Intuitive Eating to my blog, mentioning that it’s becoming increasingly popular online and […]

What is Diet Culture?

What is Diet Culture?

You’ve likely heard of diet culture, but you may not realize what it is or how it might be affecting your health. With increasing growth of the non-diet movement over the last couple of years, we hear the term “diet-culture” discussed in news articles, social […]

What is Intuitive Eating? An Introduction

What is Intuitive Eating? An Introduction

You’ve probably heard of intuitive eating, but do you know what it is? Today we’re talking about the origins of intuitive eating and giving an introduction into what it means to adopt the intuitive eating model. I recently recognized that while intuitive eating is something […]

5 Ways to Get Inspired to Cook Again

5 Ways to Get Inspired to Cook Again

Have you ever been in a cooking rut? One month you’re totally on top of your grocery shopping, meal planning, meal-preppin’ game. You’ve got a solid roster of meals that you and maybe your partner or family are enjoying. Suddenly, a new week rolls around […]