Q&A Wednesday: How Do You Co-Habitate With Clean Eating?

By |September 17th, 2015|

The longest Q&A Wednesday question to ever exist in the history of mankind.

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

By |September 1st, 2015|

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!

Clean and Healthy Eating on Food Stamps

By |August 20th, 2015|

What CAN be bought on food stamps?

Four Easy Swaps To Cut Calories

By |July 17th, 2015|

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 [...]

5 Reasons to Quit Processed Food That Have Nothing To Do With “Chemicals”

By |July 17th, 2015|

So -- can a legitimate case be made against processed food without the "chemical" component? You betcha.

Q&A Wednesday: Is There A Place For Alcohol In Clean Eating?

By |April 9th, 2015|

Q: I'm pretty sure it's there, just need some guidance on the ramifications of alcoholic beverages on your diet (caloric intake)?

Q&A Wednesday Clean Eating Style

By |March 6th, 2015|

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 [...]

Q&A Wednesday: What IS Clean Eating, Anyway?

By |March 4th, 2015|

Q: Erika, love the blog. I see lots of posts about clean eating but what exactly is it?

Q&A Wednesday: Where Do I Begin?

By |February 26th, 2015|

Q: Can you give me the brief step-by-step of how you got started?

Comprehending Calories: How To Properly Read A Nutrition Label

By |February 23rd, 2015|

To those who subscribe to BGG2WL via e-mail, the last post, "Comprehending Calories: The Role of Carbs In Your Diet," was cut off by the distributor - click here for the post in its entirety! We eat the foods, but how often do we take a look at the stuff on the side? Yes, all [...]

The End Of The Challenge: How Did You Do?

By |January 31st, 2015|

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 [...]

Clean Eating Boot Camp: Week 4

By |January 27th, 2015|

It's time to brown bag it, baby.

Experts Say Smoothies May Be As Bad as Sodapop

By |January 19th, 2015|

That smoothie might be causing your more harm than good.

What’s In My Clean Eating Healthy Kitchen?

By |January 9th, 2015|

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

Scratch Factory: Learn the Art of Hummus Making with My Own Onion and Thyme Blend!

By |January 6th, 2015|

As you can imagine, chickpeas and I have built a long-standing personal relationship with one another. Now you've got a reason to build one of your own!

Clean Eating Boot Camp: Step 12

By |December 18th, 2014|

Since you should already be planning your meals and keeping a diary of what you eat, this week's going to be easy.

Q&A Wednesday: The $50 Challenge

By |December 18th, 2014|

Can I eat cleanly on a $50/week budget? I sure can.

Q&A Wednesday: Should I Skip The Fruit?

By |December 4th, 2014|

My question is whether or not whole fruit is ok?

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

By |November 28th, 2014|

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 [...]

Clean Eating Boot Camp: Recap

By |November 14th, 2014|

Who's struggling? Who's winning? Who's fighting? Who needs tips?