Do I Believe In “Sugar Addiction?” {Vlog}

👉🏼Chatting about how the idea of “sugar addiction” is misleading at best, harmful at worst.👉🏼Discussing the concept of pedestal foods and how they can perpetuate the idea of the addictive properties of food.👉🏼Food restriction can lead to just as much bondage as overindulgence with pedestal foods.👉🏼The ultimate goal is freedom from the yo-yo cycle of…

Macro Friendly Mondays —French Toast Rice Cakes!

If you like cinnamon, don’t forget to try my Single Serving High Protein Macro-Friendly Cinnamon Rolls! This was random, but so good! I love coming up with new combinations for rice cakes pre-work out. #PreWorkoutProteinRiceCakes P.S. I don’t know who needs to hear this, but Quaker plain rice cakes are actually made with brown rice!…

Macro Friendly Mondays — Garden Veggie Cream Cheese Omelette!

If y’all have never tried using cream cheese instead of regular cheese in your omelettes, it’s going to blow your mind! Loaded with flavor and very #MacroFriendly! I make three smaller sized omelettes in a 6 inch pan, but you could also make one large omelette in a bigger pan. I’ve been enjoying these lately…

Free Program With Coaching Call Purchase!

Now through the end of Monday, buy a 30 minute coaching call ($60) and get my exercise program The Complete PA-Ckage ($97 value) for free! Some clients work with me only via these calls and some use them in addition to 1:1 coaching via email/voxer. It’s a good opportunity to get started if you’ve been…

Why I Don’t Prescribe Meal Plans

Just a reminder that my first book, The Savior’s Heart: Lessons of Truth From The Gospel of Mark is now available for purchase here! Ordering your signed copy through my site helps cover the costs it took for publication—and supports my work in the cost of publishing future books too! I have many ideas on…

New Reverse Dieting Program!

Please hear me: We are not meant to live in a calorie deficit indefinitely!! It just isn’t sustainable. If you haven’t reach your goal weight, but have seen your progress stall out, reverse dieting can be a method by which you fire your metabolism back up before resuming your diet. It is also a great…

#MacroFriendlyMondays — Mom’s Holiday Spice Pear Sauce!

It’s that time of year when #PumpkinEverything is making its way around the ‘gram and the blogosphere. I’m here to throw a different holiday treat in the mix! This is my mom’s recipe for homemade pear sauce (I’m sharing with permission). It’s a lot like applesauce, but has the spice of the season and uses…

#MacroFriendlyMondays — Green Bean Fries—Two ways!

An entire 14oz bag of green beans is only 150 calories! This is great if you are a #VolumeEater like me! I have them almost nightly as a side with dinner. Roasted green beans are 💯! Method: Steam in the microwave per package (6 minutes for me), drain, then spread on a baking sheet lined…

Diets Don’t Work, So What Does?

Dieting doesn’t work. Besides the fact that it teaches you to deprive and restrict (which eventually leads to a rebound loss of control and food obsession), it also keeps you dependent on a system or coach for success. Following rules doesn’t allow you to feel comfortable or confident. It doesn’t enable you to trust yourself…

How To Track Gourmet Cookies

Update to add: I now have a PDX Cookie Company affiliate code for you guys! Use “CookieGains” for 10% off your order! After my PDX Cookie Co and Waffle Queen Wookie reviews, I had several requests to explain how I track gourmet cookies when they don’t have any nutrition info provided. As I mentioned in…

How I Use #DessertEveryDay As One Of My Nutrition #SuccessStrategies

Ladies, Listen Up! Eat The Dessert! 🍪🍫🍩🧁🍨 Whatever food you truly love and enjoy, you can get to a place where you work it in. Whether it’s sweets or salty snacks, don’t avoid foods you love. Life is too short to not enjoy yourself and it will actually help you make more progress to include…