I don't usually feel deprived on a healthy diet. Because it's all about moderation. But the holidays can be more difficult. There are so many decadent treats. I can't have them all! So to fulfill my holiday cravings while not blowing my diet, I've been on the quest for a healthy, diet friendly peppermint hot chocolate. It started with my playing around in the kitchen. And my diet friendly … [Read more...] about Diet Friendly Peppermint Hot Chocolate (Low-Sugar/Low-Carb)
One of the worst parts of weight loss is giving up dessert. Sometimes you just want something sweet to end a meal. And going without can seem like the most punishing of deprivations. My deep, dark dessert secret I’m gonna let you in on a secret. Well,if you’ve been following me, I have let the cat out of the bag before. But before I become all health conscious on you, I have to tell you the … [Read more...] about 20 Weight Loss, Diet Friendly Dessert Ideas
Chocolate is an important part of almost any gal’s life. Whether it’s dark, milk, or white, Chocolate can feel like a bff. It’s gotten me through times when I’ve felt sad and heartbroken. And it’s been a part of many of my life celebrations. So I think it’s important to honor chocolate cravings when you have them. When I was younger, I never could understand it when people said they preferred … [Read more...] about 6 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Chocolate Cravings
I have a confession. I used to hate fall. Despite the beauty of the changing colors, I always secretly mourned the loss of the sunshine and long days of summer. But now that I live in Los Angeles where summer weather routinely lasts from June until October, I’m usually very ready to welcome the cooler days of fall. And that when I start craving one of my favorites: warm apple crisp. As a … [Read more...] about Apple Crisp: Low-Sugar, Slow Cook, & Gluten-Free!
I used to search for the most complicated answer. As if something being difficult made it worthy. Like when I would turn up the tension all the way on the Exercycle, thinking barely being able to move the pedals made me badass. Or when I did that speech without my notes. (hint...it didn’t go well.) But I’ve since learned that the simple answer can sometimes be the best answer. And that’s why I … [Read more...] about Healthy Raspberry Banana Ice Cream
Dammit sugar cravings! Why won’t you just leave me alone? But sugar cravings are merciless. They don’t care that you’re trying to eat healthy. They could give a crap about your big event next month. Good intentions? What? They don’t want to hear about that! They just want to sabotage everything. This is why I love No Sugar desserts! The case for No Sugar desserts! Ok, I’m not talking about a … [Read more...] about 5 No Sugar Desserts to Satisfy Sugar Cravings