So, talk to me. What are your biggest concerns, challenges and reservations about going processed-free? What can we discuss, here, to make it easier for you? Is all of this too "fancy" for you? Then, what do you like? What do you want to see?
Got lots of questions about clearing up clean eating... let's go! Q: Are there any natural alternatives to sugar? You know, I know everyone's all gaga over truvia/purevia, but I wouldn't do it. I wouldn't deal with stevia unless it was the actual organic leaf in my hand. And to be bluntly honest, I don't [...]
My food philosophy, demystified.
What are you having difficulties with? What kinds of plans of attack can you create to get better at it?
So... you've still been shooting for drinking your water every hour on the hour and logging your food intake... right?
A few additional thoughts on my essay at Salon.
A welcome, and your first week of responsibilities!
Give up 80% of my successes because of the 20% that I struggled with? I don't think so!
When I saw it, I had the same reaction that many of you had. But then, I did a little dance in my chair, because I love - love - being proven right. And, as my best friend Ashley would tell you I've been saying for years, "No one listens to Erika until Erika is [...]
Q: Erika, what the hell is the 'itis?
A few words on "wanting to be taken care of" by a fast food restaurant instead of preserving one's health by cooking at home.
A story of a teen girl who received multiple weight loss surgeries, and a reported rise in the practice.
Clearly, since I can get a bag of broccoli frozen for $2, I'm a big broccoli eater. No shame in my game! 1 tablespoon butter, melted 1/2 medium onion, chopped 1/4 cup melted butter 1/4 cup flour 2 cups heavy cream 2 cups chicken stock or bouillon 1/2 pound fresh broccoli 1 cup matchstick carrots [...]
So far, we're skipping fast food, cooking dinner every night, drinking lots of water, yadda yadda... but now?
I know I've said this before, and everyone jumped down my throat... but I don't believe in the concept of "cheating.""Cheat days," "cheat meals," and the like? I don't believe in 'em. It's ok to throw tomatoes at me. I'll just make tomato bisque out of 'em, anyway. I think it's appropriate to [...]
2 chicken breasts 2 cups frozen broccoli 2 cups whole wheat penne pasta 1/2 lime 1 tbsp tarragon 1 tsp cilantro 1tsp olive oil a pinch of salt half a pinch of pepper Put half a teaspoon of olive oil in the skillet, and the chicken goes right on top of it. As the chicken [...]
Sean from Underground Wellness shows how one can eat healthily on a $20 budget.