Category: Blog Posts

Weight loss
June 7, 2021

Six Small Nutrition Changes to Make For Big Results

When you read the words ‘big results’ in the headline of this post, you’re probably thinking that I’m going to give you a couple pointers on how to sneakily cut calories for weight loss. Unfortunately in our culture, ‘big results’ where eating is concerned, generally means ‘dropping pounds quickly’..which is
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setting boundaries
May 7, 2021

Setting Boundaries Around Food and Eating Is Important. Here’s How to Do it.

I never thought a lot about boundaries until the pandemic.  But over a year into this crazy time, I’ve taken a special notice of how few boundaries my kids have. This has led me to think about the fact that when it comes to nutrition, there are a LOT of
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how much protein
May 2, 2021

How Much Protein Do We Need Every Day? Your Protein Questions Answered.

I’ve honestly never seen such a love for a macronutrient in my life.  On one hand, it’s great – protein helps keep us fuller for longer, and as someone who lived through the carb-heavy 90’s, I’m super happy to see people adding more balance to their meals.  On the other
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Whole 30
April 20, 2021

Is The Whole30 a Good Way to Lose Weight and Get Healthy?

I haven’t heard about the Whole30 for a really long time, but apparently it’s still really popular.  I reviewed this program in 2016, but since people are still into Whole30, here’s my revised and updated review. What is the Whole30? It’s pretty simple. The Whole30 is essentially a 30-day elimination
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how to speak to your kids about food
April 16, 2021

How to Speak to Your Kids About Food…And Bodies.

Parenting is tough. Speaking to your kids about food and about bodies? Even tougher. I get it. I’m a mom of two girls ages 11 and 13, and I still struggle occasionally with the information I give to them around these things. How are we supposed to be permissive with
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