Weight Update: I’m at 169lbs (down from 181lbs)! Finally below 170! Only 4 more pounds until I reach my first goal. This is the slowest, most agonizing process but I have to keep going. Follow me on Instagram for more frequent updates. Happy Sunday everyone! It’s been a couple of weeks since my last post … Continue reading Can’t get any easier: Chia Pudding
I made one of my favorite dishes tonight! The last time I made it, I ate it all in two sittings. Light, fresh, and very fulfilling! Autumn Tempeh Salad Continue reading Autumn Tempeh Salad
Fun fact! I don’t really care for tofu. Making seitan is kind of gross. But you know what’s not gross? Combining these two things for a perfect, meat-substitute. It’s not too chewy and has great flavor. You can use the soytan recipe with any of your favorite tofu or seitan dishes. One of my favorite … Continue reading Soytan Pizzaiola
I’m in a terrible habit of buying kale and then forgetting about it. Don’t get me wrong- I love this leafy green more than any other. It can be sauteed, baked into chips, added into soups, or enjoyed raw. I love the tough texture it has and the way it softens when its massaged. However, … Continue reading Kale(s) in Comparison
A new diet study just out from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition went to a lot of trouble to prove the obvious. When it comes to weight loss, how much you eat matters more than the proportion of fat, carbohydrate, and protein in your foods. Researchers at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center got volunteers … Continue reading Want to Lose Weight? Eat less.
tarastileseats: Simple Health / Food Tip: Eat slowly and enjoy what you are eating. Food is good and good for you! And indulgences are tasty too! Don’t feel bad about it! Enjoy it! Go slowly! Before you refill your plate for seconds or go for that 4th cookie, give yourself a few minutes to relax … Continue reading
Disclaimer: As important as it is to find peace and extend it through food to people, it is also vital to be critical of the decisions made by the government. After serious and relentless lobbying efforts, our food is at the hands of these groups. Please take action- write to your local representatives. 2011 was … Continue reading 2011: A Year to Remember (and Forget!)