In a previous post, I stated why I decided to reverse diet and increase my metabolic rate. The physical overexertion and dietary limitations I imposed on myself were simply not sustainable. Eventually, I reached a point where I grew weary of the strictness, so I realized that I needed to gain some flexibility into my … More Reverse Dieting (part 2): How To’s
Who remembers baking cookie dough and licking the bowls and spoons clean? Did you do it before or after putting the cookies into the oven? Back in the day, I used to be the cookie dough queen! I’d eat it every single day, but it was more of an emotional eating outlet rather than binging … More Five-Ingredient Protein Cookie Dough (healthy, vegan, + gluten free)
When on earth was the last time I’ve ever had a pancake? Two months? Three? But anyhow, it’s been too long. Time to make another pancake recipe! I for one am ALL about recipes that don’t require a million bazillion ingredients. Some pancake recipes will require three different kinds of flours, some kind of store-bought … More Seven-Ingredient Protein Pancakes (healthy, vegan + gluten free)
Trends in the fitness industry come and go all the time. The amount of fads we come across online in regards to nutrition and working out are absolutely insane. One day pre-workout is the holy grail, other days it is a marketing scam. Same with foam rolling or high-intensity interval training. There are a few … More Reverse Dieting: My Experience
I am no stranger to over-thinking every single aspect of my life. I am also extremely fond of twisting my brain in knots and circles to plan around every unexpected curve ball. Not to mention–I am an extremist at heart. Given these tendencies, it’s no surprise that they contributed to my past development of certain … More Give Yourself Unconditional Permission to Eat…Even if it’s Frightening
As a kid, I used to eat cereal at least three times a day–breakfast, snacking, dessert, and probably more snacking at night. It’s no surprise that my pantry used to be STOCKED with so many different kids’ cereals that I basically created my own cereal aisle in my own home. Who needs to go to … More Three-Ingredient Protein Granola with Flavor Ideas (healthy, vegan, oil free, gluten free + sugar free)
We all know that we should eat more fruits and vegetables, and we also know that we should consume less refined sugars and fast food. However, it seems that most of the time, the fitness industry only focuses on those two extremes. What about the wishy-washy foods that can be classified as either “good” or “bad” in … More Good Foods and Bad Foods…But What About Those In-Between?