5 Thoughts

It’s a snowy afternoon and we’re cozied up on the couch, which is the perfect time to be writing. I’m also sipping this tea as I write. 1. Tea Bags I’ve been obsessed with Christmas teas the past few weeks which is actually really inconvenient because the stores aren’t carrying them anymore. The only place … More 5 Thoughts

How I Build My Meals

When it comes to healthy eating, the key is cultivating balance between foods that are nutritious and foods that are delicious. In an ideal world, everything we eat would be both. But of course, we live in the real world, not the ethereal ideal world, so we sometimes end up eating foods that aren’t our … More How I Build My Meals

10 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Relationship With Food

Intuitive eating doesn’t mean we never question what, when, or how much we put in our mouths. Rather, it helps us ask the right questions so that we don’t end up over-thinking food. Before I became an intuitive eater, I’d find myself constantly researching the perfect weight-loss diet, experimenting with new food rules, and worrying … More 10 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Relationship With Food

The Truth About Weight and Health

The messages we hear in our culture very much attribute health problems to weight gain. Conversations about chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease are very weight-focused, with weight loss often being the only “lifestyle recommendation” given by healthcare providers to those looking to avoid medications. But weight loss recommendations don’t always translate to improved … More The Truth About Weight and Health

Nutrition, Integrative Medicine, and Therapeutic Diets

Therapeutic diets (gluten-free, autoimmune protocol, anti-inflammatory diet, etc) are super trendy in the media right now. But they’re also under fire from the intuitive eating community because of what they are — diets. This creates a lot of confusion for individuals looking to manage their health in the most non-invasive way possible while at the … More Nutrition, Integrative Medicine, and Therapeutic Diets