Tag:clean eating
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?

14 11, 2014

5 Things You Need to Know About Salt

By | November 14th, 2014|Friday 5|0 Comments

"You need to cut your salt intake." But why? And does this mean I should consume no salt?

3 11, 2014

The $36 Salad: An Exercise In Elitism?

By | November 3rd, 2014|The Op-Eds|22 Comments

Would you dine on - not eat, but dine on - a $36 salad at a restaurant?

28 10, 2014

Hide and Seek: Sugar Hiding In Your Ingredients List

By | October 28th, 2014|Did You Know|18 Comments

The ultimate list of names for "sugar," and how it's used against you.

28 10, 2014

No Sugar? Then What Can I Use?

By | October 28th, 2014|Healthy Eating|54 Comments

So, I can't use artificial sweeteners or white sugar... what on Earth CAN I have, then?

23 10, 2014

The Story Of Bottled Water

By | October 23rd, 2014|Clean Eating Boot Camp, Video Vault|69 Comments

...most wasteful, most useless, most pointless source of trash... is bottled water.

3 10, 2014

Can Fast Food Ever Be A Part Of Clean Eating?

By | October 3rd, 2014|Health News|18 Comments

Burger King in the UK adds brussel sprouts to their burgers - does that make it cleaner?

3 10, 2014

Fitting Clean Eating Into A Busy Life

By | October 3rd, 2014|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know, Healthy Eating, Tools For Weight Loss|24 Comments

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 [...]

2 10, 2014

Save Money On Groceries: Buy It In Bulk

By | October 2nd, 2014|Healthy Eating, The Recessionista|10 Comments

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 [...]

25 09, 2014

5 Things That Happen To Your Body After You Give Up Refined Sugar

By | September 25th, 2014|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know, Emotional Eating, Healthy Eating|16 Comments

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?

16 09, 2014

Day 6: Coasting Into Day 7

By | September 16th, 2014|Healthy Eating, My Journey, Running|5 Comments

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 [...]

31 08, 2014

Making It Mo’ Betta: Embracing Vegan Baking

By | August 31st, 2014|Food 101|7 Comments

Vegan baking doesn't have to be as bad as people think.

15 08, 2014

Pesticides: When Organic Matters (Or Doesn’t)

By | August 15th, 2014|Supermarket Swindle, The Recessionista|10 Comments

Three rules of thumb to help a beginner understand which foods should be organic.

31 07, 2014

Day 2: How Are YOU Doing Thus Far?

By | July 31st, 2014|Healthy Eating, What Are You Eating?|21 Comments

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 [...]

28 07, 2014

Take A Peek Inside My Grocery List

By | July 28th, 2014|Healthy Eating, The Recessionista|44 Comments

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, [...]

22 07, 2014

Save Money On Groceries: Go… Smaller?

By | July 22nd, 2014|The Recessionista|10 Comments

In contrast to the "buy it in bulk" message, consider buying the smaller sizes, too!

23 06, 2014

Save Money On Groceries: Go Frozen!

By | June 23rd, 2014|The Recessionista|18 Comments

Have you ever considered buying the store brand frozen veggies? No? What's your grocery bill lookin' like?

19 06, 2014

The Problem With Genetically Modified Foods

By | June 19th, 2014|What Are You Eating?|16 Comments

The trouble with having too much genetically modified food in your diet.

9 06, 2014

Infographic: “The Childhood Obesity Epidemic”

By | June 9th, 2014|Daily Infographic, Did You Know|8 Comments

As National School Lunch Week draws to a close, our friends would like to offer up the following infographic...