Q: Thing is, I've been thinking about the reality of counting every single calorie forever. I never want to be this big again, but how realistic is this?
A review of the ButcherBox, a subscription service that delivers organic, grass-fed, hormone-free meat to your door on a regular schedule.
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?
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!
A massive collection of tips and resources to help you eat healthily, and do it on the cheap!
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!
What CAN be bought on food stamps?
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
We're calorie counting, but is the FDA getting in our way?
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
That smoothie might be causing your more harm than good.
Want to know what I consider to be staples in my clean eating kitchen?
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 [...]