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July 7, 2020

Something that I routinely hear from my clients is how they "know their thoughts and beliefs about food and their weight are irrational".

Their fear of weight gain is irrational.
Their fear of carbs is irrational.
Their hatred of their body is irrational.

And that's the...

July 2, 2020

 *This post is sponsored by the California Avocado Commission. All opinions my own. 

Peach, Tofu Bacon & California Avocado Grilled Naan Bread Pizzas

It is officially summertime which means it's grilling time. You will catch me cooking everything from potatoes to caulifl...

June 29, 2020

I was craving an ice cream cookie sandwich so I had an ice cream cookie sandwich.


Not fruit, not oatmeal with cinnamon, not granola.


A MF ice cream cookie sandwich.

Have you ever had the experience where you get a craving for something sweet and you immediately fear i...

June 29, 2020

BIG GREEN LENTIL SALAD WITH GRILLED CAULIFLOWER PUREE

As you may know if you follow me on Instagram, I have been in Sedona, Arizona for the Quarantine. Been here since the end of March. 

One of the things I have been loving is the backyard and the grill. Two things we do...

June 15, 2020

*This post is sponsored by The California Avocado Commission. All opinions are my own. 

There are few things that excite me more than Summertime. 

I love the laid back vibes, pool and beach hangs, and of course the food.

While I enjoy all the seasons and their produc...

June 14, 2020

Few things are as nostalgic or comforting to me than spaghetti. It reminds me of being a kid watching my Italian grandma cook in the kitchen who was famous for her meatballs. 

While my boyfriend and I have been really digging Beyond Meat products, we've only been m...

May 12, 2020

The short answer is no, it's not wrong to want to lose weight.

Wanting to lose weight is a totally understandable desire given the

THIN-OBSESSED, weight-discriminatory culture in which we live where our bodies are routinely & continually monitored & criticized by messag...

May 6, 2020

*This post is sponsored by the California Avocado Commission but all opinions are my own.

Combining my two loves in life: pasta and California Avocados. Such a good idea, if I do say so myself! 

While I love my Italian roots, I am a California girl at heart. So maki...

April 24, 2020

Do you think that thin is more beautiful than fat? 

What if I told you that attraction to thinness is not biological.

What if I told you there are cultures that see fat as beautiful and thin as ugly.

Would you believe me?

From a place of curiosity, not judgement, I would...

April 15, 2020

Those of you who have struggled with your relationship with food are probably no stranger to the feelings of guilt that can come when you eat something you said you weren't going to eat. 

What you might be less aware of is the impact that can have on body imag...

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