toast toast recipe round-up

Tasty Toast Recipe Round-Up

Tasty toast makes for great breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack! You can customize, have as many slices as you want and eat other delicious things on the side. One of my go-to lunches during colder months is soup and avocado toast. Mmmmm mmm mmm. I was inspired to wrangle these recipes when I posted my…

What is Mindful Eating?

What Is Mindful Eating?

Are you confused about what “mindful eating” means? You’re not alone. Googling the term turns up loads of interpretations and advice. And unfortunately, the term has been used by those promoting dieting and weight loss. But which is the “correct” definition of mindful eating? The Center For Mindful Eating is a non-profit providing resources to…

What to Focus on Instead of Weight Loss

What to Focus on Instead of Weight Loss

Did you know the vast majority of those who intentionally lose weight gain it all back? And many gain back more weight than they lost. In fact, dieting is associated with weight gain over time. And that’s not all, there are serious side effects associated with weight loss attempts. So if you’re not following food…

6 Common Questions about Intuitive Eating

Ask and you shall receive! I put a call out on social media to answer your intuitive eating questions and here’s what you wanted to know. I think this format is super fun and it helps you get the content you’re looking for! This is a pretty packed post — I felt like I could write…

can you spot diet culture?

Diet Culture is Sneaky

Diets are out and “lifestyle changes” are in. But you still might find yourself falling prey to diet culture. Many diets are masquerading as a “healthy lifestyle” and they’re still doing damage. Which is even more treacherous because these programs are promoting dieting under the guise of promoting health. Same beast, different name. Dieting leads…

nutrition and fertility

Boosting Fertility with Plant-Based Nutrition

It’s time for a guest post! Today my dear friend Rachelle, registered dietitian nutritionist and momma, shares the basics of how nutrition can impact fertility. Fertility is complicated, we don’t have all the answers and many people feel shame when they aren’t getting pregnant as quickly as they want to. Unfortunately, nutrition messaging can play…

Veganism is Not a Diet

All foods fit. Unconditional permission to eat. Food freedom. No foods off limits. Sound familiar? These are the mantras of the anti-diet world and they totally rock. But how does veganism fit into that?   Veganism is not a diet. Veganism is a lifestyle based on ethics and the belief that animals should not be…

Why You Should Separate Exercise From Your Appearance

You know how some people are scared of intuitive eating and giving themselves unconditional permission to eat because they think they’ll overeat previously forbidden foods and never eat fruits and vegetables? I find the same fear exists in people regarding intuitive movement. Some people are afraid to leave behind mainstream gym culture or regimented exercise…

Roasted Recipes Round-Up

Hiya peeps! When the weather turns frigid, is there anything better than warming up with satiating food? (fuzzy blankets, a furry friend and a hot mug of tea are top contenders). I’ve previously featured cold-weather eats in my 10 Vegan Soup Recipes and Comforting Winter Recipes posts but this round-up is all about roasted veggies…