Healthy Eating
14 11, 2016

Review: ButcherBox Brings Grass-Fed Organic Meat to Your Door

By | November 14th, 2016|Fit Gear Reviews, Healthy Eating|0 Comments

A review of the ButcherBox, a subscription service that delivers organic, grass-fed, hormone-free meat to your door on a regular schedule.

2 11, 2016

Q&A Wednesday: How Do I Know What Diet Advice To Follow?

By | November 2nd, 2016|Healthy Eating, Q&A Wednesday|2 Comments

Q: I feel so overwhelmed by everybody's advice that I'm like UGH!! So my first question is: How do I know which way is up?

31 10, 2016

How to Handle Halloween Candy in the House

By | October 31st, 2016|Emotional Eating, Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Do you struggle with willpower during the Halloween candy dash? Can't keep your hands out of your kids' trick-or-treat candy? Here's a few tips to help you avoid the candy stress!

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!

1 09, 2015

5 Articles That Will Change the Way You Look at the Food You Eat

By | September 1st, 2015|Healthy Eating|1 Comment

Click each link, read each article - hell, print them out and whip out a highlighter (I'm notorious for that) - and soak up the knowledge!

20 08, 2015

Clean and Healthy Eating on Food Stamps

By | August 20th, 2015|Healthy Eating, The Recessionista|59 Comments

What CAN be bought on food stamps?

20 07, 2015

How One Woman Ditched the Processed Food on a Tiny Budget

By | July 20th, 2015|Conscious Consumerism, Healthy Eating, The Recessionista|0 Comments

Author Megan Kimble shares the story of what it was like to spend an entire year ditching processed food and finding affordable ways to eat clean.

17 07, 2015

Four Easy Swaps To Cut Calories

By | July 17th, 2015|Healthy Eating|31 Comments

For me, the hardest thing to do was giving up some of my favorite vices. I loved mayo. Looooved fruit punch. Loooooooved ice cream floats. I'm just not someone who likes the idea of giving up what I'd considered staples in my diet - yes, mayo was a staple... I even enjoyed a [...]

11 03, 2015

How To Dine With Nutrition In Mind

By | March 11th, 2015|Conscious Consumerism, Food 101, Healthy Eating|16 Comments

Once upon a time, I used to work at a certain restaurant... that shall remain nameless. Not out of their protection, but because the experience was so awful, that I think mentioning their name today might ruin my good morning. I was a server - even pinned as one of the best they had, thank [...]

11 03, 2015

Can We Really Trust Nutrition Labels?

By | March 11th, 2015|Conscious Consumerism, Did You Know, Healthy Eating, What Are You Eating?|15 Comments

We're calorie counting, but is the FDA getting in our way?

6 03, 2015

Q&A Wednesday Clean Eating Style

By | March 6th, 2015|Healthy Eating, Q&A Wednesday|10 Comments

Tying in the clean eating, eco-friendly link to this week's Q&A Wednesday! Q: How can you live a clean eating lifestyle, when those around you aren't doing the same? As I've written before, I encountered this, too. Running into the issue of either having people eat all your food before you get to [...]

17 02, 2015

Telling A Tale of Stress and Emotional Eating

By | February 17th, 2015|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know, Healthy Eating|32 Comments

Let me tell you a story. Once upon a time, in a land not very far from your home... lived mankind. No fast cars, no shiny structures, no skyscrapers, nothing. Just man.. rock... and animals. See, this worked for man because his only task was to hunt wildlife, and gather his kill for his family. [...]

6 02, 2015

Understanding Calorie Counting: A Final Word

By | February 6th, 2015|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know, Healthy Eating, Inspiration, It's All Mental, Tools For Weight Loss|21 Comments

For our first series ever, Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss will be explaining calorie counting, and ways to win the war. This is post 6 of the series - post 1, Defining The Basics of Calorie Counting, can be found here. Comments are always welcomed, and questions will always be answered to the best [...]

31 01, 2015

The End Of The Challenge: How Did You Do?

By | January 31st, 2015|Healthy Eating|2 Comments

If you've been following since the beginning, you'll know that today is day 7 of our 7 Day Clean Eating Challenge. Some might be jumping for joy, others might actually be kind of sad. Don't be. This challenge serves lots of purposes and while some questioned why it was only a week long, I think [...]

27 01, 2015

Considered Keeping a Food Diary?

By | January 27th, 2015|Conscious Consumerism, Healthy Eating, Tools For Weight Loss|22 Comments

One thing that I realized about myself in this journey to lose the weight, was that I needed to address my eating habits. I couldn't understand what was happening that was making this process so unbelievably difficult for me. I mean, I was working out 7 days a week for at least an hour at [...]

26 01, 2015

How Many Calories Are You Drinking?

By | January 26th, 2015|Did You Know, Healthy Eating, What Are You Eating?|23 Comments

When I lived in Texas, my girl and I used to hit up the Red Lobster every other weekend. We'd crack jokes, catch up (school kept us very busy, plus my added little bundle of joy) and enjoy a couple of drinks. Namely, the gloriously decadent Lobsterita. A delicious [not-so-] little 18oz margarita. Full of [...]

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

What’s In My Clean Eating Healthy Kitchen?

By | January 9th, 2015|Cook It Yourself, Healthy Eating, What Are You Eating?|36 Comments

Want to know what I consider to be staples in my clean eating kitchen?

1 01, 2015

Supermarket Swindle: Two Things To Avoid On Your Food Labels

By | January 1st, 2015|Did You Know, Healthy Eating, What Are You Eating?|15 Comments

As I've said before, there are only a few things that really unnerve me - one of them is dishonesty in marketing. (Surprise, surprise... that's what marketing is.) If you browse an aisle at the supermarket, you will see claims made on package after package after package... but is it really worth it? For that [...]

1 01, 2015

Taco Bell Thinks You’re Stupid: Try The Drive-Thru Diet!

By | January 1st, 2015|Conscious Consumerism, Fast Food, Healthy Eating, The Op-Eds, What Are You Eating?|9 Comments

As someone who works in marketing, I'm often analyzing something from the aspect of the company. Why would a company pay to put "this-particular-image" in my face? What are they trying to get me to do? Why does my reaction benefit them? Is it truly in my best interests to react to this in this [...]