What my food cravings were trying to tell me

    All of my life I’ve felt like I had demons in my head telling me to eat. Those demons were my food cravings. Each and every day they were a reminder that I couldn’t be trusted with food. When I’d finally give in, I’d eat to excess and feel awful. Physically I’d be…

Freedom to Feast

Growing up, food was always an anchor to my memories – each holiday had its special treats; each vacation spot had its special food shop or special restaurant with that special dish. Holiday parties and family gatherings were an education that I didn’t really need, but I took it in like it was gospel. I…

Buffet Bliss

Do you get stressed out and overwhelmed eating at a buffet? With holiday and travel season approaching, many of us end up eating at buffet style restaurants and pot-luck dinners this time of year. Instead of feeling that buffet burden, I want to share my strategy for buffet bliss! I’ve been eating at buffets twice…

Eating is Boring

If I asked you how many times this week you ate without any distractions, what would you say? How many of those meals weren’t interrupted by cell phones, TV shows, work emails or driving the kids to soccer practice? Our busy lives have made us change our eating habits, and not for the better. So,…

Trick-Or-Treat

Halloween can be a tricky dilemma for families who are trying to ‘clean-up’ their diets and create healthy eating patterns for their children. Do you let your kids go collecting and just limit how much they eat daily? Or maybe not restrict at all? Just let them have at it! Do you let them experience…

Eat Cake for Breakfast

As parents, we work incredibly hard to make the life of our kids better than our own. So when it comes to their health, we do everything we can to make sure they don’t struggle the same way we do. But the problem often lies in our efforts. We tell them, “don’t eat too much…