Vegan on Kauai

Vegan on Kauai

We spent the second half of our honeymoon on Kauai, Hawaii. After five nights on Maui and enjoying the beautiful beaches there, I was so pumped to see Kauai and all its lush beauty I had been hearing about. We found the food to be better than on Maui and the restaurants to be much…

Vegan on Maui

Vegan on Maui

Today is our one-month wedding anniversary! Boy does time fly (especially on the wedding day…that was the fastest day of my life). The dust has settled and we’re pretty much back into our “normal” routines again. And going through honeymoon photos! We decided to start our honeymoon by relaxing on the beaches of Wailea and…

satisfying snack ideas

23 Satisfying Snack Ideas

If you’re one of those people who three square meals a day does not satisfy, join the club. I also am a member of the “don’t go anywhere without a snack and water” club. Always gotta be prepared, right? I don’t know what I’d do without my mid-morning snack (be extremely hungry, grumpy, tired and…

fatphobia and weight stigma

What is Weight Stigma?

Time for some serious real-talk about a sensitive topic today, folks! I recently received some nasty troll comments on social media when I shared this: These comments were from people who weren’t following me and they were downright horrendous. If you think fatphobia isn’t a “real” problem, let me tell you, it is alive and…

How to Eat Intuitively on a Budget, Without Wasting Food

How to Eat Intuitively on a Budget

You can eat whatever you want, whenever you want. And if you’ve given up the diet mentality, you feel no shame about doing just that. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you have the ability to eat your favorite meal from your favorite restaurant as often as you might like. And it doesn’t mean that you…

The Truth about Dietary Supplements. 3 Facts Everyone Should Know About Dietary Supplements. Busting Myths on 7 Common Dietary Supplements.

The Truth about Dietary Supplements

It’s time to tackle the nebulous topic of dietary supplements. Before I start, I’ll clarify that I have zero associations with any supplement companies. The purpose of this post is to help clear up confusion about dietary supplements in general as well as address some specific supplements. It is by no means comprehensive but I…

ongoing intuitive exercise journey

My Ongoing Intuitive Movement Journey

Learning to resist fitness culture after being immersed for it in years (and continuing to be surrounded by it by virtue of the world we live in) is hard work. I’ve gotten way better at it over the past couple years but I am not perfect and it’s still a work in progress. Today I’m…

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…