Throwing the Bok Choy Out with the Milk Shakes

I had originally titled this post with the well-known¬†phrase “throwing the baby out with the bath water,” but I didn’t want to confuse people, given how my past with over eager baby wishers¬†already trying to lease out my womb. But I digress. How many of us amid our attempts at maintaining a healthy lifestyle fall … Continue reading

I’m Now a Health Coach!

Early on, I realized I really did have a passion with helping others reach their own health goals. Simply encouraging my husband to eat more veggies and workout wasn’t enough. I wanted to lead healthy walking breaks with coworkers, I wanted to talk nutrition with a struggling friend, and I wanted to invite anyone I … Continue reading

The Day His Taste Buds Changed

It was a seemingly normal Friday night– however, the Hubs was taking me a little ways away from our normal town to accomplish one of his secret shopper gigs. He was very happy to be treating us to a free dinner at Golden Corral. He simply had to investigate some things and eat certain items … Continue reading

Opening Your Eyes To Results

When on a health and weight loss journey, it can be easy to be blind to our own results because they happen so gradually. That, of course can then breed discouragement even if you don’t deserve it. That’s why sometimes you just have to force yourself to see it. Like this… I noticed this difference … Continue reading

Surviving First Day of Juice Detox

This weekend, I decided to do a solo juice fast. It didn’t work. In fact, I only juiced a little. But hey, baby steps right? That’s why I didn’t announce it to the world that the Hubs and I are starting a juice cleanse. I wanted to wait until we officially survived the first day … Continue reading

4 Clean Eating Salad Dressing Recipes

After my rant about sugar the other day and mentioning my journey into the homemade salad dressing realm, a commenter asked if I knew of a ranch dressing recipe. I’m not much of a ranch person myself, so I haven’t tried out this particular recipe, but I found a clean eating recipe from The Gracious … Continue reading