Growing up, I had a sweet tooth–or at least that’s what I was told. In actuality, I did like to eat sweets, especially chocolate. If you’d asked me, non-chocolate candy was a waste of time because you could alternatively be eating chocolate. I remember doing my best to swap as much of my fruity Halloween … More How to Eat Intuitively by Eating Dessert…Or Not
A few weeks ago, my church started a new series titled “The Bible Doesn’t Say That” which explores some of the ways our culture has taken scripture out of context and made it look like it says things that it doesn’t. As a Christian, I believe that the bible is the complete, inerrant word of … More The Bible Doesn’t Say That (Intuitive Eating Edition)
I became a Christian before I became an intuitive eater, but I became an intuitive eater before I realized how fundamental a non-diet life was to the practice of my faith. Once I understood that my faith and my approach to food were inseparable, everything finally started to make sense. Why we diet in the … More Intuitive Eating Through a Christian Lens
Intuitive Eating is for Christians, too! However, the namesake Intuitive Eating book doesn’t pay homage to the fact that a philosophy of honoring our bodies, including their hunger signals and unique sizes and shapes, was something that God designed at the very beginning of time. While diet culture disrupted that natural, internal signaling process and … More 10 Faith-Based Principles of Intuitive Eating
For me, the theme of this past week has been random cravings. I personally think it’s very enjoyable to pay attention to my cravings, because it makes the experience of eating more fun and more satisfying. When I’m not clued in to what I feel like eating, I tend to find meals and snacks sort … More Cottage Cheese, Chocolate Custard, Sweet Potato Fries…Oh My!