Category: Nutrition

4 Ways to Lose Weight this Year Without Going on a Diet

Of the Top 10 New Years Resolutions from 2017, #1 was “Lose Weight / Healthier Eating”. I expect this particular resolution is in the top 3, if not #1, year over year. It’s widely believed the most popular way to lose weight is to diet. While the tides are starting to shift, the diet industry…
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What Your Diet Plan Should NOT Look Like

Are you still working to stick to a diet plan? This post uses an example to illustrate some reasons why popular diets fail, and how you can transform your diet plan into a nourishment plan.

6 Natural Solutions I Use (Some Daily)

I was recently pleasantly surprised by a natural remedy using neem oil. When I thought about it a bit more, I use several natural solutions–some every day–that I find effective enough to share with you.

Celery Juice Recipe for the Celery Averse

As I’ve grown older, my taste in fruits and vegetables has also grown. It’s amazing to me that at some point in my life, I hated mushrooms, or eggplant. Sometimes the issue is in the purchase or preparation (anyone else remember those yellow-green soggy peas from a can? :-p ), but other times we just…
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Kali’s Take on Avocado Toast

I created this recipe because my system does best with lots of protein. I’m also gluten free and (mostly) dairy free; I’ve suggested particular brands that I like in this regard, but your favorites will work too. Ingredients: 2 slices bread — e.g. Canyon Bakehouse (GF) 1 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp mayo — e.g.…
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Which Comes First? Confidence or Control?

When people interested in my Healthful Eating programs schedule their introductory conversation, I ask what they would ideally like to gain from our work together. Nine out of 10 times the answer is some variant of: “I’d like to be in better control of myself.” When we talk about what benefit having this control (over…
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Kali’s Review of Sunbasket.com

Today I am reviewing Sunbasket.com. Please note that I am NOT being paid by Sunbasket to do this review! Also, this is the first time I’m trying out a video-based blog, so let me know what you think! Is a talking picture better than words? 🙂 For those who are not interested in watching (or…
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Live Your Life, Love Your Food

There was a time in my life where I was obsessed with food, and like all obsessions, this one took some time to unravel. When I was being good, I was following someone else’s plan about how and what I should eat. Certain foods were off-limits, though if I’m honest with myself, I wasn’t entirely…
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CCFT? No, CCF Tea!

When I first heard someone say I should make CCF tea, my corporate brain translated that into the four-letter acronym CCFT–which I suppose still works doesn’t it? 😊 Anyway, as it’s been cold (relatively speaking of course) and rainy in Austin these days, I thought I’d share this very healing drink with all of you.…
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Learning How to Poach

I feel slightly strange that my first post of the year is about something so…well, almost mundane. However, there are some really BIG things percolating inside and out, and as much as I am typically an “over-sharer”, I’m choosing to keep some things a little closer to the vest right now. Close friends know what…
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