Often times in the fitness and weight loss industries you will hear that not all calories are created equal. And to be honest, they're right. Calories, which are simply a unit of energy, are going to be different depending on the foods you choose to eat. But who cares? Frankly, food is food. Once we … Continue reading Not all calories are created equal…And??
I suppose if you read the title of this blog post and you made it this far you were either confused, intrigued, or about ready to say I'm wrong. I get it. I used to spend the majority of my time at grocery stores reading labels after labels after labels. At one point in time, … Continue reading Why spending time reading nutrition labels can negatively impact your health
Have you ever been asked what your favorite hobbies are and all you could think of were 'healthy eating' and 'working out?' I used to have NO idea what I liked beyond the realm of meal prepping, macro counting, and working out. I didn't know how to relax without exercising first or making sure my … Continue reading How to Find a Life Beyond Dieting
Who doesn't absolutely love a freshly made scone?! Especially when it has some type of delicious jam on top! I had just got done making strawberry and rhubarb compote and I was thinking, "What could I put this on? Scones!!" So I whipped up some scones in less than 30 minutes and had a tasty … Continue reading Vegan Scones
Summertime is here folks and what better way to enjoy summer than with strawberries and rhubarb combined into a mouth watering compote! Rhubarb itself has an amazing tartness and when mixed with the natural sweetness of strawberries, it really makes for a refreshing flavor! Recently, I ate one the best strawberry and rhubarb pies and … Continue reading Strawberry and Rhubarb Compote
Walnut butter?! Say what?! Yes my friends, you can indeed turn almost any nut into a 'nutable' spread! And...the best part is this nut butter tastes SO good! You can put this on toast, with fruit, in oatmeal, smoothies, cookies, desserts, and so much more! Or if you're like me, you just like to eat … Continue reading Maple & Cinnamon Roasted Walnut Butter