The humidity this summer has been brutal in Chicago. July and August are always hot around here, but with extra moisture in the air, I feel like I start sweating as soon as I step outside. Along with feeling extra sticky, taking twice as many showers as usual, and cranking the air conditioning, the heat … More How to Eat Intuitively When You Don’t Feel Hungry
I was part of a discussion last week regarding sugar addiction. The question was posed about whether such a thing as sugar addiction exists, and quite a few strong opinions were shared around the room. References were made to a variety of theories, ranging from the dopamine response, modern food technology conspiracies, and even the … More Is Sugar Addicting?
Folks who know me in person know that I love candy/sweets and that I eat them regularly. I’ve always been a fan of desserts, but I haven’t always enjoyed them in a balanced way. Nowadays, I’m grateful that I have the freedom to enjoy my favorite foods without feeling guilty afterwards. The title of the … More What’s In My Candy Cabinet
I shared these ideas on instagram a few weeks ago, and I was excited about how well the post was received. So, I wanted to share it on my blog, too. See, there isn’t anything wrong with eating according to Whole 30, per se — in fact, I spend a lot of time talking with clients … More 30 Things to Do This Month Instead of Whole 30
I’m eating the most delicious roasted poblano soup as I write this, feeling extremely grateful for the fact that a) I did not have to make it, and b) that’s totally okay with me. See, I used to have a really complicated relationship with food and exercise involving strict rules about what I did/didn’t, would/wouldn’t … More Food is my love language