Posts tagged mindful eating
A Vacation called Quest

Hiya Nutrition Atlanta fans... I’m still trying to process my trek out west and its shocking that it was three weeks ago.  I lived in North Hollywood when I was a wee tot and have always had a strong affinity for the West Coast.  Give me sand, salt water, and sunsets to make my soul happy on a cellular, very primal level.

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Keto Casualties are a real thing...

This week I ran into two, no three keto casualties… people who did keto and then gained weight after then went back to

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Plant-focused Shamrock Shake

It’s that time of year when McDonald’s rolls out the famous green Shamrock Shake. According to their website, it looks like they have revamped the St Patty’s Day treat by replacing regular vanilla ice cream with reduced fat and regular whipped cream with light. Bravo McDonalds.

While I teach and practice mindful and intuitive eating, if a client really, really WANTED

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How to manage disappointment without using food to cope

Let’s face it, we all experience disappointment in our lives. How we manage disappointment can tell a lot about our defaults when things get rough. Sometimes the discomfort or pain it too much to manage and we want to check out. A quick and easy default for a lot of us is to use food as a coping tool. While it’s a temporary fix and always an option on the mindful and intuitive eating journey, it can lead to…

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Food of the Gods: Cacao Energy Truffle

This is without a doubt, one of my treasured recipes that I created with the late Jim Thomas of R. Thomas Restaurant and Grille in Atlanta over 15 years ago. He wanted to add some new food items onto the menu and consulted with me. I showed him how to make my favorite

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Breakfast comfort food... Loaded Cacao Oat Bowl

One food that will never go out of style for breakfast is oatmeal. This versatile grain is nutritious, filling, inexpensive and loaded with fiber! This might sound a bit Forest Gump but you have overnight oats, oats on the stovetop, microwave oats, slow cooker oats, oatmeal in the instant pot, oatmeal bars, oatmeal muffins… you name it, you can make some kind of breakfast or snack deliciousness with oats.

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Cacao Tofu Mousse {V}

One of my fave fitness instructors use to say “tofuuuuuwwwww”. Nose turned up. Voice inflection = pure disgust. Utter hatred. I get it, tofu can be weird and it has a funky texture if ya don’t know how to work with it!

The first time I had tofu was when I was living in Hawaii: is healthy cafe in Honolulu used to sell a tofu, tomato and alfalfa sprouts sandwich. I remember patting myself on the back thinking, I’m so healthy eating this because my guy-pal from Southern Cal used to eat it after he went surfing. So I adapted my taste buds all in the name of health. ‘Cuz I was far from healthy but wanted to be…

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