Portion Size vs. Super Sized

My life’s mission is to be able to make portion control and a balanced diet part of my everyday healthy life.  With portion sizes going the super sized route – at the grocery store, at fast food and sit down restaurants – it’s easy to see how we’ve lost perspective in what a portion size

No White Foods + For Me

If you’ve been following along you know that I’m always on the search to find just the right food combinations to work for me.  In my quest toward making healthier food choices and making the switch to clean eating, I stumbled upon several options -Whole 30, Paleo and one thing was constant.  White foods were

Principles of Intuitive Eating (Mindful Eating)

A lot of people have asked me what Intuitive Eating is and how it can help in weight loss/weight management goals.  Below is my interpretation of the 10 Principles of Intuitive Eating as outlined on the website created by Evelyn Tribole, MS, RD and Elyse Resch, MS, RDN, CEDRD, Fiaedp, FADA, authors of Intuitive Eating. 1. Reject the Diet Mentality This

Weight Loss Wednesday – Some Days Are Better Than Others

As you know, I’ve been trying to reach my weight loss goals, since I started this blog, via intuitive eating.  It’s been working, but some days have totally been better than others, which is why when I ran across the Flexitarian way of life, I thought it would be a nice boost to what I was

Weight Loss Wednesday – I Guess Today I’m a Flexitarian, Sort Of ;)

I don’t know about you, but once you actually start listening to your body via intuitive eating, you begin to realize it really does let you know what it wants and when it wants it. This week my body has been telling me that it’s over eating heavy meals and it helped me realize that

Weight Loss Wednesday – Food Scarcity…Really?

Unfortunately, as I continue to learn how to live by my interpretation of the intuitive eating rules vs. the regular weight loss/weight management diet rules, I find myself struggling with what my brain perceives as food scarcity. If you read Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole & Elyse Resch, you will see that when we find ourselves in a constant