My Super-Easy, Fool-Proof Method for Making Mind-Blowing-Delicious Vegetables (The Hype Is Real)

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)

An Encouragement for When Things Are Hard

Sometimes in life, the right thing doesn’t always feel like the natural thing to do. On days with overwhelming to-do lists, conflicts, frustrations, or disappointments, it can be easy to choose an attitude of defeat. Feeling defeated is essentially feeding into the idea that because something is hard, it’s not worth doing. It’s giving up, … More An Encouragement for When Things Are Hard

How to Enjoy Summer

Happy first day of summer! As someone who is generally averse to cold weather, this is my all-time favorite season. Chicago has been a bit chillier this June than I’d prefer, but I’m excited for the sunny mornings and warm afternoons that I know are coming. Summer can be a challenging time for some, given … More How to Enjoy Summer

Weight Loss Didn’t Actually Give Me What I Wanted

I used to be obsessed with my body, in a constant pursuit of making it smaller. A huge motivating factor for my eating disorder behaviors was trying to look thinner. Yet, even as I lost weight and followed the extremely strict food and eating rules, I felt increasingly worse. The eating disorder paradox is that the … More Weight Loss Didn’t Actually Give Me What I Wanted