Health(ier) Habits: Vol. VII

Holiday Food is My Kryptonite (Health(ier) Habits, Vol. VII)

Welcome to Health(ier) Habits, a series I started to help keep me on track with my goals to stay healthy, even when (ESPECIALLY when) I don’t always see the progress or results that I would like to as quickly as I would like to! Every two weeks, I list out my progress on my recent …

Hummus, Black Bean, and Corn Quesadillas (A Super Quick, Healthy Lunch Option!)

One tool I’ve been using recently in my quest to form healthier habits is The Bikini Body 28-Day Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Guide by Kayla Itsines (that’s an affiliate link, though this is not a sponsored post–I just love the book!). I’ve done strength workouts by her for years (and am continuing to do routines …

Maybe It Was the Cheese That Made Me Gain Weight… (Health(ier) Habits, Vol. VI)

Welcome to Health(ier) Habits, a series I started to help keep me on track with my goals to stay healthy, even when (ESPECIALLY when) I don’t always see the progress or results that I would like to as quickly as I would like to! Every two weeks, I list out my progress on my recent …

How to Cut the Fat of Almost ANY Baking Recipe In Half

I grew up in a very health-conscious home: my mom carefully planned our meals to include lots of fruits and vegetables, we ate a lot of whole-grain stuff before it became super popular, and our meals followed the USDA’s “My Plate” recommendations long before the official nutritional guidelines were released. So, you’d better believe that …

Sometimes I Make Cookies When I’m Cutting Down on Sugar

  No, this is not a post about me making “faux” cookies with healthy ingredients like dates and spelt-or-whatever-you-call-it flour. This is a post about how for three days over the past week, I succeeded in going without sugar, and how on the other four days, I ate cookies whose recipe called for a whole …