Tag:clean eating
17 09, 2015

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

By | September 17th, 2015|Q&A Wednesday|15 Comments

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

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?

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 [...]

17 07, 2015

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

By | July 17th, 2015|Food 101, Friday 5|6 Comments

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

9 04, 2015

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

By | April 9th, 2015|Q&A Wednesday|20 Comments

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

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 [...]

4 03, 2015

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

By | March 4th, 2015|Q&A Wednesday|20 Comments

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

26 02, 2015

Q&A Wednesday: Where Do I Begin?

By | February 26th, 2015|Q&A Wednesday, Running, Strength Training|31 Comments

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

23 02, 2015

Comprehending Calories: How To Properly Read A Nutrition Label

By | February 23rd, 2015|Food 101|5 Comments

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 [...]

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

Clean Eating Boot Camp: Week 4

By | January 27th, 2015|Clean Eating Boot Camp 2013|41 Comments

It's time to brown bag it, baby.

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?

6 01, 2015

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

By | January 6th, 2015|From Erika's Kitchen|8 Comments

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!

18 12, 2014

Clean Eating Boot Camp: Step 12

By | December 18th, 2014|#ScaleFreeSummer, Clean Eating Boot Camp 2013, Running|6 Comments

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

18 12, 2014

Q&A Wednesday: The $50 Challenge

By | December 18th, 2014|Q&A Wednesday, Recipes|46 Comments

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

4 12, 2014

Q&A Wednesday: Should I Skip The Fruit?

By | December 4th, 2014|Q&A Wednesday|21 Comments

My question is whether or not whole fruit is ok?

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 [...]

14 11, 2014

Clean Eating Boot Camp: Recap

By | November 14th, 2014|Clean Eating Boot Camp 2013|4 Comments

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