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 [...]
For our first series ever, Black Girl's Guide To Weight Loss will be explaining calorie counting, and ways to win the war. Comments are always welcomed, and questions will always be answered to the best of my ability. :) A reader hit me up with a question about calorie counting. Basically, sharing with me that [...]
Once upon a time.. I used to kill the bag. Destroy the box. I could barely sit down before I tore into it... whatever the "it" was for the day. I'm talkin' about snackin'. Although, for me, it was never really a snack. Not in the traditional sense - it wasn't simply a little bit [...]
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 [...]
I've been getting a lot of questions lately about changing our daily diet. What are my options? How can I commit to that kind of lifestyle change without failing? As someone who's already made these kinds of changes in her life, I thought it might be a good idea for a series on dietary lifestyle [...]
So, I can't use artificial sweeteners or white sugar... what on Earth CAN I have, then?
Today... is Earth Day. A day where we all try to do a little something to help preserve the planet where we live. It's an opportunity to bring awareness to the fact that we give to the Earth as well as take from it... so put forth an effort to give as harmlessly as possible [...]
We all do it: We wake up in the morning, rush toward the shower, grab our toothbrush on the way out, put on some clothes, do a little personal grooming, and rush out the door. Anyone see the problem here? I do. What happened to breakfast? Why do we do this to ourselves? Because we [...]
Yesterday, I was told that a certain monolith-sized coffee shop chain sells oatmeal, now. At minimum, two dollars a serving. At my regular trip to the grocery store, I just paid two dollars for a pound and a half worth of oats to make my own oatmeal. That's gonna last me... about three weeks. I [...]
While you're cutting added sugars, you might experience a few added benefits along the way that you weren't expecting. And what would those be, Erika?
A very long story about how clean eating gave me my life back.
So... it's Friday. For those who've been following their hardest since Sunday, you're probably feeling the pinch. You're probably recognizing the way your life has changed - how much more time you devote to food; how different your food tastes; how differently your body feels after you eat; how, ahem... regular you are now from [...]
Yesterday, the 7 Day Challenge began. Women (and men) checking in from all over the place letting me know how they were faring on living their lives a little cleaner, a little leaner and a little greener. Now, it's time to let everyone else know how you're doing! Did you hit a road block? Did [...]
So, I guess people are wondering what a clean grocery bill looks like, right? Well, I'll do my best to share what grocery shopping with me looks like, and how my little one and I are able to manage. First, I hit up the frozen veggie section. Here, I pick up frozen onions, pepper blends, [...]
An infographic of the average yearly intake of an American.
How I discovered turmeric's natural healing and recovering properties, why it works, and where you can get the best of it!
What have I learned while recovering from my emotional eating habit?
Want to know how to build a fulfilling and healthy salad? Start here!
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 5 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 [...]
All the reasons in the world why clean eating is a myth, a joke, blah blah blah.