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

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 yesterday’s #DessertEveryDay post, sometimes I track indulgent treats like this and sometimes I don’t. If I don’t track them, it’s because I’m…

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…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 09.01.2020 {#Moderation365}

Welcome to the 21st habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to dip your toe in the water and see what it’s like to practice #Moderation365! The challenge this month is to pick one thing that would make your nutrition a little more enjoyable and incorporate it…

#MacroFriendlyMonday — PB&J Protein Clouds!

This recipe couldn’t be any easier! You only need three ingredients for the protein clouds plus toppings of choice. The clouds are essentially a meringue, but not cooked until completely dry. 🥣 Ingredients:1️⃣ 6 egg whites (best if you use real eggs, as carton kind don’t stay as puffy)2️⃣ 1 tsp cream of tartar3️⃣ Sweetener…

#MacroFriendlyMondays — 5 Ingredient Mediterranean Omelette! {Tips+video!}

This is one of my favorite #MinimalistMealPrep recipes for lunch or dinner. It’s also something I find is widely available on restaurants. Most places are willing to accommodate an egg white only omelette and/or adding/changing ingredients if they offer regular omelettes on the menu. I’ve never had anyone turn down my special requests! I will…

How I “Splurge” When Dining At Restaurants

Are you an oyster fan, yay or nay? 🦪 Oysters (raw or steamed) can be an excellent #MacroFriendly option when dining out. Macros per 3 ounces: ~70 kcal, 2g fat, 4g carb, 8g protein. Depending on the size of the oysters, you may have 6 to 12 ounces in a dozen. They taste phenomenal with…

The Not-So-Classic Cobb

Lunches a few weeks back turned out amazing! I will be making this #MacroMicroBowl again! I enjoyed it so much, I think it will go in as part of my regular rotation. I’m calling it The Not-So-Classic Cobb 🥗 What I really love is that it only took about an hour to prep everything for…

#MacroFriendlyMonday — Cookies & Cream Protein Bowl

I’m a die hard cookies and cream fan. Experimenting with a #MacroFriendly version of the Edwards Oreo pies and it’s a keeper! This is packed with protein and healthy enough for breakfast! You could also triple it and make a pie by using a premade Oreo crust. 🥣 Ingredients:✅ 12 oz Siggis dairy plain Skyr…

Feta Smothered Greens {2 Ingredient Recipe}

All you need is 2 minutes and 2 ingredients for the easiest and most delicious side dish ever! Bonus: it looks fancy!🧀🥬 For one serving: Steam one bag of Fresh Express Salad baby greens mix in the microwave (I just poke holes in the bag with a fork) for 2 minutes. Place on a dish….

#MacroFriendlyMonday — Rock N Roll Sushi {Restaurant Review}

  In case you are interested, I reviewed Stix, which is another local sushi / hibachi restaurant. That post can be found here. Reader Questions:1/ Have you tried any new restaurants during quarantine that I should know about?2/ Would you try the squid salad? P.S. If you are interested in getting a custom set of…