I have such a soft spot for Acai. It's a bowl full of sweetness that you can feel healthy eating. I mean, how can you feel bad about eating fruit – am I right? So when I saw that Trader Joe's had a new organic acai bowl, it went right into my cart. I live in sunny Los Angeles. It's in the 60s or warmer most days of the year. It's never NOT a good time for acai. One of my favorite weekend guilty … [Read more...] about Trader Joe’s Organic Acai Bowl Review!
Kind Bars are marketed as the dieter's dream. They’re made from healthy nuts, nutritious fruit, and are often low in added sugar. Plus, the flavors are to die for. Think Dark Chocolate Mocha Almond or Caramel Apple and Sea Salt. But are these bars really diet friendly? First let me say, the answer isn’t so easy. Diet friendly means different things to different people. Are you counting carbs, … [Read more...] about Kind Bars Diet Friendly? (Whole 30, Keto & More)
I can handle eating healthy meals. But I get bored in the snacking department. I need weight loss snacks that are cravable. But I lot of ‘diet’ snacks leave me feeling dissatisfied My theory on weight loss is that it will never work if you’re left constantly desiring what you can't have. It's important to find healthy options that “do it for you” - if you know what I mean. I like carrots and … [Read more...] about 8 Amazing Store Bought Weight Loss Snacks
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
Who doesn’t like potato chips? They’re comfort food at it’s best. There was that old slogan, “bet you can’t eat just one.” Which is so true because they’re totally addictive. So today I’m going to talk about some better, healthier, potato chip options. Now don’t get me wrong. A potato chip will never be “health food”. But there’s room for indulging in any nourishing diet. And these chips offer … [Read more...] about 5 Better and Healthier Options For Potato Chip Cravings
Salt! You just gotta love it. When I talk with my clients, they often complain about their salt addiction. It might be feasible to eat better at mealtime. But there’s an emptiness when they can’t enjoy their favorite salty snacks. But you can enjoy salty snacks while eating healthier. Wait, I’m being serious. There are many options in the grocery aisles that are much healthier. At least … [Read more...] about 8 Healthy Store Bought Salty Snacks
You might be looking forward to the holidays with wild anticipation. But you’re almost surely dreading the potential holiday weight gain. If you’ve woken up on January first in previous years thinking, “what the heck happened”, then this post is for you. Because we’re going to take action right now that will put an end to holiday weight gain before it starts. Temptation is everywhere right … [Read more...] about 7 Actions to Take Now to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain
I repeatedly tell my clients not to completely deprive themselves. But listening to this advice can be difficult when you’ve spent years equating healthy eating with deprivation. Snacking can be a real boon for your waistline. Especially if you DON'T limit your snacking to rabbit food. So today I want to talk want to talk about 7 scary weights you can gain weight when you stop snacking. And … [Read more...] about 7 Scary Ways You’ll Gain Weight When You Stop Snacking
In my quest to help you enjoy a healthier, more fulfilling lifestyle, I want to add more content about things that help me enjoy healthy living. As I often talk about, I’ve struggled in my past with emotional eating, extra weight and low self-esteem. And one of the things that paved my health journey was discovering great products and tools that make healthy living fun. So this week, I’m going to … [Read more...] about What’s My Diet Friendly Mystery Treat? My Review!
When I hear people say that it’s not healthy to snack, I get really sad. Because I love snacking and I feel that the right snacks have been so helpful in my healthier lifestyle. Snacks fill me up, and keep me satisfied so I don’t feel like I’m starving and have to pig out later in the day. It’s just important to be aware of how to choose diet friendly snacks. Ideally we’d eat entirely fresh, … [Read more...] about Picking On The Go Diet Friendly Snacks