As long as I can remember, I’ve had a sweet tooth; and for the first 20 years of my life, I shamed myself for it. Growing up, my parents were pretty concerned about “healthy eating” and rarely kept desserts in the house. My mom also often touted the many benefits of things like broccoli, almonds … More What Is Intuitive Eating, Anyway?
I’m a big believer that “healthful eating” is really simple — choose satisfying foods, in the amounts that feel good in your body. However, part of that “feeling good” in your body piece involves eating foods that provide micro nutrients (for energy/alertness) and fiber (for happy tummies), and that help fluff up our plates so … More My Super-Easy, Fool-Proof Method for Making Mind-Blowing-Delicious Vegetables (The Hype Is Real)
I received a question the other day along the lines of, “Do you believe it’s possible that prayer will help prevent weight gain? If I ask God to keep my body the same, will he?” My answer, in short, was no. But I’ve had that thought before, too. In my teenage years, I was terrified … More Praying Away Weight Gain
I love butter. Not because I’m “keto” or follow a low-carb diet in any regard; I just think it’s a fantastic food, and I love how it tastes. I cook my eggs in it and put it on my toast, and obviously bake with it. My husband teases me about the amount of butter I … More Good for You, Not for Them
A few weeks ago, I made an appointment with a nearby auto repair company to get new tires for my car. We were going to take a road trip, and I wanted to make sure my car was safe for travel. Incidentally, I also had a crack in my windshield and needed that replaced. (Thanks, … More A Fun Reason to Bake Cookies