Before I get started, I want to clarify that there isn’t anything inherently wrong with counting macros. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the practice, “counting macros” refers to measuring a person’s daily intake of macronutrients (carbohydrates, fat, and protein) and keeping them below certain levels. While it is certainly possible to establish a … More Why “counting macros” might not be the best idea
I like to cook meals at home for a number of reasons. First and foremost, it’s healthier. Home cooked meals are way less expensive, don’t need preservatives, they usually taste better, and when I take the time to cook, my meals are balanced, tasty, and filling. When I’m eating on the go, I find myself … More Meal Prep
For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under the sun. If you search Pinterest for brownie recipes, probably half of the pins that show up are for “healthier versions.” Supposedly healthy substitutions in standard recipes are really popular in the diet and fitness world right now, with swaps ranging from … More Some thoughts about dessert (and a really good “blondies” recipe)
My family loves fruit. In the summer, it’s our favorite afternoon snack, and I personally probably eat way more in one sitting than the average Jo. Something about cold, juicy strawberries, kiwi, and orange slices feels like the perfect way to quench my thirst, satisfy my “snackiness,” and hold me over until dinner. In fact, all … More Doesn’t Fruit Have Too Much Sugar?
Cooking healthy food at home doesn’t have to be hard. It also doesn’t require complicated ingredients or expensive tools. Contrary to what we see on advertisements or Instagram, preparing healthy food for our families can be quick, easy, and sustainable. I’m not a fancy person, and I have little tolerance for the suggestion that maintaining a … More My Favorite Banana Bread