Tag:clean eating
30 05, 2014

What Does “Recovering” From Emotional Eating Feel Like?

By | May 30th, 2014|#ScaleFreeSummer, Emotional Eating, Food 101, Healthy Eating, It's All Mental, My Journey|20 Comments

What have I learned while recovering from my emotional eating habit?

29 05, 2014

5 Things That Don’t Define Clean Eating

By | May 29th, 2014|Friday 5|7 Comments

Taking a look at some mythological beliefs about clean eating, and why they're wrong.

5 05, 2014

The Case Against Clean Eating — Wait, What?

By | May 5th, 2014|Clean Eating Boot Camp, Clean Eating Boot Camp 2013, Food 101, Healthy Eating|19 Comments

All the reasons in the world why clean eating is a myth, a joke, blah blah blah.

1 04, 2014

The Empty Calories Of Alcohol

By | April 1st, 2014|News Feed|8 Comments

Should alcoholic beverages include calorie counts?

28 03, 2014

5 Reasons You and Your Family Hate Vegetables (and 5 Tips for Learning to Love!)

By | March 28th, 2014|Friday 5|6 Comments

Do you, or someone you know, have a 'thing' against veggies? Let's talk about it!

27 03, 2014

Supermarket Swindle: Fat, Low Fat, Fat Free?

By | March 27th, 2014|Did You Know, Supermarket Swindle|42 Comments

Comparing "regular" and "fat free" food stuffs - which is cleaner eating?

25 03, 2014

Q&A Wednesday: High Fructose Corn Syrup vs. Table Sugar

By | March 25th, 2014|What Are You Eating?|16 Comments

Is there a difference between high fructose corn syrup and table sugar? Well...

18 02, 2014

Clean Eating Boot Camp: Week 6

By | February 18th, 2014|Clean Eating Boot Camp 2013|20 Comments

Who's been slippin' on their water intake? Did ya think I forgot? This week, we'll be working with...

28 01, 2014

The Case Against Diet Soda (And Aspartame… And Splenda.. And….)

By | January 28th, 2014|What Are You Eating?|70 Comments

The interesting thing, really, was the number of people who admitted to drinking diet soda. Well...

28 01, 2014

5 Reasons You’re Spending Too Much On Eating Clean

By | January 28th, 2014|Healthy Eating|30 Comments

Five guesses as to why you may be spending too much on learning how to eat clean.

28 01, 2014

Avoiding That Starving Feeling

By | January 28th, 2014|Clean Eating Boot Camp, Healthy Eating|30 Comments

When I first began phasing processed foods out of my life, the most difficult part was the fact that I always felt hungry. Sure, I was eating three square meals a day, but I was always starving. I mean, we're talking "OMG I HAVEN'T EATEN IN 3 MONTHS (or hours, whatever) I'M GONNA DIEEEEE" starving, [...]

9 01, 2014

Presenting: The 7 Day Clean Eating Challenge

By | January 9th, 2014|Cook It Yourself, Healthy Eating, What Are You Eating?|57 Comments

That's right. Beginning April 25th and ending May 2nd, we will begin the 7 Day Clean Eating Challenge. But before I dive into the details, let's talk a little bit about what clean eating is and how it benefits us. What is Clean Eating? Clean eating is eating as close to the source as possible. [...]

9 01, 2014

Q&A Wednesday: What Do I Do When I’ve Eaten Too Much?

By | January 9th, 2014|Q&A Wednesday|12 Comments

Q: On a day where I know I messed up, I didn't eat the rest of the day...

9 01, 2014

The Four-Week Plan For Curbing Your Sugar Addiction

By | January 9th, 2014|It's All Mental, Tools For Weight Loss|40 Comments

A four-step plan for defeating a sugar addiction.

23 12, 2013

Friday 5: 5 Reasons I Know You’re Snacking Wrong

By | December 23rd, 2013|Friday 5|4 Comments

Like I've said before, snacking is an art form. Plain and simple. And, while I don't believe everyone should be snacking on rice cakes - honestly, I'm not entirely certain I believe anyone should be snacking on rice cakes - I do believe there's way to do it that is both conducive to healthy living, [...]

10 12, 2013

Meet the Veggies: Brussels Sprouts 101

By | December 10th, 2013|From Erika's Kitchen|26 Comments

Now, sure... that big raw cabbage taste is packed into that little tiny bite, but it's still just a cabbage. Nothing to be afraid of...

25 11, 2013

Is Healthy Produce Really More Expensive?

By | November 25th, 2013|Clean Eating Boot Camp|8 Comments

...when people are balking at the price of healthy eating.... they're talking about the price of each individual item...

19 11, 2013

Basil Rubbed Chicken A La Erika

By | November 19th, 2013|From Erika's Kitchen, Recipes|5 Comments

I can't remember the brand, but the chicken is sliced thinly - no more than half an inch thick - and it is amazing. If you can't find it, you can either slice the chicken thinly yourself or pound it thin using the side of a plastic cup, rolling pin or anything with a hard [...]

14 11, 2013

Q&A Wednesday: A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight GAIN?

By | November 14th, 2013|Q&A Wednesday|20 Comments

Q: Can you please give me some feedback on eating healthy and putting on POSITIVE POUNDS?

14 11, 2013

Corn and Chickpea Salsa

By | November 14th, 2013|From Erika's Kitchen, Recipes|6 Comments

3 cups corn 1 cup chickpeas (already cooked) 3/4 cups red, green and yellow pepper 1 cups onions 2 tbsp cilantro 1/4 cups lemon juice, 1/4 tsp salt Throw ingredients in a hot skillet together, in the order listed. Go read a book... or... this little site.