Food 101
19 01, 2015

Experts Say Smoothies May Be As Bad as Sodapop

By | January 19th, 2015|Food 101, Healthy Eating, The "Study" Guide|69 Comments

That smoothie might be causing your more harm than good.

9 01, 2015

You Can “Pay The Farmer or Pay The Hospital”

By | January 9th, 2015|Food 101, Video Vault|7 Comments

A young man explains the problems in the American food and health system much better than I could.

8 01, 2015

Scratch Factory: Herb and Oil-Based Sauces, and Making Your Own Pesto

By | January 8th, 2015|Cook It Yourself, Food 101, From Erika's Kitchen|5 Comments

Something something cheat on your spouse... something something pasta and pesto.

18 12, 2014

Am I Throwing Away My Food Too Soon?

By | December 18th, 2014|Food 101|23 Comments

Something to think twice about when it comes to your pantry and produce.

4 12, 2014

The Realities Of Cooking With Salt

By | December 4th, 2014|Food 101|18 Comments

A few words on the reality of both table salt and sea salt, and what you can do about them.

28 11, 2014

Why Healthy Food Is So Expensive: The Price vs The Cost

By | November 28th, 2014|Food 101, Healthy Eating|26 Comments

A while back, I was asked the following on twitter: "Why is eating healthy so time consuming and expensive?" To which I replied, "You'd like me to answer that in 140 characters or less? LOL" If anything, I was trying to spare ol' girl from a rant consisting of 324,356,316 tweets back to back trying [...]

26 11, 2014

The Anatomy of A Diet: Why They Work, and Why The Success Never Lasts

By | November 26th, 2014|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know, Fad Diets, Food 101|21 Comments

Why you think diets work, and why they really don't.

3 10, 2014

A Black Girl’s Guide to Loose Skin During and After Weight Loss

By | October 3rd, 2014|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know, Food 101, The "Study" Guide, Tools For Weight Loss, What Are You Eating?|48 Comments

What causes loose skin, what makes it worse, and what makes it better, from a woman whose lost 170lbs.

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.

23 09, 2014

Thou Shalt Eat Bacon: Research Rules in Favor of Higher-Fat, Lower-Carb Diet

By | September 23rd, 2014|Food 101|3 Comments

Dietary fats are being given a green light for consumption in a healthy weight loss diet, but how much do you need?

31 08, 2014

Making It Mo’ Betta: Embracing Vegan Baking

By | August 31st, 2014|Food 101|7 Comments

Vegan baking doesn't have to be as bad as people think.

15 08, 2014

5 Reasons to Give Up the Sugar for Good

By | August 15th, 2014|Did You Know, Emotional Eating, Food 101, Friday 5|3 Comments

I'm going to make a completely convincing argument as to why you need to give up the sugar. Like, go clean out your cabinets. Now.

9 06, 2014

What’s the Deal with Turmeric?

By | June 9th, 2014|Food 101, Healthy Eating|12 Comments

How I discovered turmeric's natural healing and recovering properties, why it works, and where you can get the best of it!

30 05, 2014

What Does “Recovering” From Emotional Eating Feel Like?

By | May 30th, 2014|#ScaleFreeSummer, Emotional Eating, Food 101, Healthy Eating, It's All Mental, My Journey|20 Comments

What have I learned while recovering from my emotional eating habit?

22 05, 2014

What Is Sugar Addiction?

By | May 22nd, 2014|Food 101|16 Comments

A brief rundown of how sugar addiction works, and what role it plays in wellness.

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.

3 04, 2014

Another Reason To Ditch The High Fructose Corn Syrup

By | April 3rd, 2014|Did You Know, Food 101, Healthy Eating|7 Comments

Why? Because there's mercury in it. I'm a believer in a simplified life. It's like, I appreciate the fact that processed foods allow us the ability to eat more complex dishes at less of a cost to our time... but you can't get "something" for "nothing." It *has* to cost us in other ways, right? [...]

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

3 Food Myths That Make Me Wanna Scream

By | February 3rd, 2014|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know, Food 101|16 Comments

"Tired of injustice, tired of the schemes, kind of disgusted, so what does this mean?...As jacked as it sounds, the whole system sucks....With such confusions, don't it make you wanna scream?"

19 12, 2013

Infographic: How Long Certain Foods Really Last In The Fridge

By | December 19th, 2013|Daily Infographic, Food 101|3 Comments

An infographic detailing how long some foods can be kept in the refrigerator and freezer.