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16 05, 2017

Don’t Just Get Rid of the Sugar, Get Rid of the ‘Sweet,’ Too

By | May 16th, 2017|Clean Eating Boot Camp, Food 101|0 Comments

Photo credit:  Flickr / tellumo This is something I actually didn't think about until I ran out of lip balm. (If you're like me, you might call all kinds of lip balm "ChapStick" and have to work really hard to call it something else, sort of like how all bandages are Band-Aids and all tissues [...]

3 05, 2017

Q&A Wednesday: Clean Eating on a Teeny Budget

By | May 3rd, 2017|Clean Eating Boot Camp, Q&A Wednesday|4 Comments

Q: Hi, Erika. I'm writing to you today because I am really inspired by your writings on clean eating and am eager to get started, but it's really challenging to get started with such a small budget like mine. In fact, when I think about it, I'm very scared. All these individual pieces seem so expensive for such small things!

25 10, 2016

The Ultimate Guide to Saving Money on Healthy Food and Clean Eating

By | October 25th, 2016|Clean Eating Boot Camp, Healthy Eating, The Recessionista|1 Comment

A massive collection of tips and resources to help you eat healthily, and do it on the cheap!

13 02, 2015

Easing Into Eating Clean

By | February 13th, 2015|Clean Eating Boot Camp, It's All Mental|31 Comments

Reminiscing on the days when I used to eat 7-layer nacho dip for breakfast. That's right. 7-layers.

20 01, 2015

The Monstrous List of Every Superfood Ever… EVER!!!

By | January 20th, 2015|Clean Eating Boot Camp, Supermarket Swindle|24 Comments

Yes, that’s right. I’ve done the research. I did the hard work. I did the digging.

15 01, 2015

What Time Is It? Clean Eating Boot Camp Time!

By | January 15th, 2015|Clean Eating Boot Camp|113 Comments

That's right. To start the new year off...

23 10, 2014

Switch It Up: Can’t Sleep? Nightly Wine to “Wind Down” Is Out, Chamomile Is In!!

By | October 23rd, 2014|Clean Eating Boot Camp, Play With Your Food|0 Comments

Do you use wine to 'wind down' at the end of the night? Time to switch it up, baby!

23 10, 2014

The Story Of Bottled Water

By | October 23rd, 2014|Clean Eating Boot Camp, Video Vault|69 Comments

...most wasteful, most useless, most pointless source of trash... is bottled water.

23 09, 2014

How Clean Eating Saved My Life

By | September 23rd, 2014|#ScaleFreeBaby, Clean Eating Boot Camp, Food 101, Healthy Eating, The Op-Eds|11 Comments

A very long story about how clean eating gave me my life back.

31 08, 2014

Rule: If It Makes A Health Claim… It’s Probably Lying

By | August 31st, 2014|Clean Eating Boot Camp, Conscious Consumerism, Supermarket Swindle|17 Comments

"Well, what if it says [this] on the box? Doesn't that make a difference?" No.

22 05, 2014

Creating A $36 Salad At Home

By | May 22nd, 2014|Clean Eating Boot Camp, Healthy Eating|53 Comments

Want to know how to build a fulfilling and healthy salad? Start here!

6 05, 2014

Meet the Veggies: Kale – Learn My Trick for Sauteeing Without Drowning Your Kale In Oil

By | May 6th, 2014|Clean Eating Boot Camp, From Erika's Kitchen|14 Comments

A beginner's guide to kale, and how to saute your kale like a boss.

5 05, 2014

The Case Against Clean Eating — Wait, What?

By | May 5th, 2014|Clean Eating Boot Camp, Clean Eating Boot Camp 2013, Food 101, Healthy Eating|19 Comments

All the reasons in the world why clean eating is a myth, a joke, blah blah blah.

28 03, 2014

What Does “It’s Fine In Moderation” Really Mean?

By | March 28th, 2014|Clean Eating Boot Camp|35 Comments

The idea of "fine in moderation," quite frankly... is bull. That's right. I said it.

4 03, 2014

The Chemical “Processing” In Your Processed Foods

By | March 4th, 2014|Clean Eating Boot Camp, Food 101|17 Comments

No nutritional value, harmful and fattening chemical additives, unidentifiable sources...

3 02, 2014

How Soft Drinks Impact Your Health

By | February 3rd, 2014|Clean Eating Boot Camp, Daily Infographic|29 Comments

There is NO soda in clean eating. Here's why!

28 01, 2014

Avoiding That Starving Feeling

By | January 28th, 2014|Clean Eating Boot Camp, Healthy Eating|30 Comments

When I first began phasing processed foods out of my life, the most difficult part was the fact that I always felt hungry. Sure, I was eating three square meals a day, but I was always starving. I mean, we're talking "OMG I HAVEN'T EATEN IN 3 MONTHS (or hours, whatever) I'M GONNA DIEEEEE" starving, [...]

14 01, 2014

The Case Against… Juice?

By | January 14th, 2014|Clean Eating Boot Camp, What Are You Eating?|53 Comments

Why I made the decision to give up drinking juice, and how I've benefited from it.

24 12, 2013

Meet the Veggies: Collard Greens – Learn a New Way to Eat Them Raw!

By | December 24th, 2013|Clean Eating Boot Camp, From Erika's Kitchen|4 Comments

Hey, baby, ya like 'em raw?

3 12, 2013

Clean Eating Boot Camp: Step 4

By | December 3rd, 2013|Clean Eating Boot Camp|4 Comments

No, I didn't forget about you Clean Eating Boot Campers! After spending a week talking about the problems with processed food, the next step was to pick two places in your daily activity where you will eat. That's right. Two. Why two? Simple. If you have a job, then you can't eat at home for [...]