One Dish Vegetarian Greek Rice Casserole

One Dish Vegetarian Greek Rice Casserole

This one dish vegetarian Greek rice casserole is so easy to make! Just bake rice with chickpeas, spinach, sauteed garlic and onions, tons of fresh herbs and lemon! Top it off with feta cheese and bake until the rice is tender and crispy on the bottom of the pan! Easy to make with shelf stable ingredients so it makes the perfect pantry meal.

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Why I Ate Wednesday: The Hurricane Edition

Why I Ate Wednesday: The Hurricane Edition

In this crazy mixed up diet culture we live in, sometimes it’s hard to know what a “normal” day of eating looks like. Today’s WHY I ate Wednesday post is to give you an inside look at intuitive eating in action, looking at what guides my eating decisions and how that plays out throughout the day. In this edition, I talk about grazing, hunger fullness cues changing from day to day, and meal planning for intuitive eating.

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Five Thoughts (Including Intuitive Eating Misconceptions and Neuroplasticity)

Five Thoughts (Including Intuitive Eating Misconceptions and Neuroplasticity)

Sharing five thoughts from the week, including misconceptions about intuitive eating for chronic disease, being a tourist in your hometown, decorating your house with things that spark joy, a new walking meditation to try, and the concept of neuroplasticity, or the brains ability to change.

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Snack Food is More Than Fruit, Nuts, and Energy Bars

Snack Food is More Than Fruit, Nuts, and Energy Bars

Snack food is more than fruit, nuts and bars. There are no rules about what kinds of foods you’re supposed to eat for a snack. Listen to what sounds good to create a snack that’s actually satisfying for you. Cookies are one of my personal favorite afternoon snacks, especially Simple Mills crunchy cookies.

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Why I Ate Wednesday: The Labor Day Edition

Why I Ate Wednesday: The Labor Day Edition

In this crazy mixed up diet culture we live in, sometimes it’s hard to know what a “normal” day of eating looks like. Today’s WHY I ate Wednesday post is to give you an inside look at intuitive eating in action, looking at what guides my eating decisions and how that plays out throughout the day. In this edition, I talk about zooming out on nutrition and how to eat when you sleep in past breakfast.

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Coconut Curry Crusted Chicken Salad with Mango and Honey Mustard Dressing

Coconut Curry Crusted Chicken Salad with Mango and Honey Mustard Dressing

This summery coconut curry chicken salad with mango and honey mustard dressing is made with Growing Roots new organic coconut and seed bites, which packs tons of flavor and crunch into oven “fried” chicken tenders! You’ll love the easy homemade honey mustard dressing paired with the sweet-tart juicy mango, fresh greens and spicy chicken!

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Intuitive Eating and IBS: Part 1

Intuitive Eating and IBS: Part 1

Most of the dietary recommendations for IBS are all about avoiding certain foods or going on an elimination diet. But these common recommendations for IBS can sometimes make things worse and not better. In part 1 of this series on intuitive eating and IBS, I’ll discuss what IBS is, possible causes, and discuss intuitive eating vs. elimination diets as a treatment.

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Grilled Halloumi and Peach Salad with Lemon-Tahini Dressing

Grilled Halloumi and Peach Salad with Lemon-Tahini Dressing

Make this summery grilled halloumi and peach salad with lemon-tahini dressing! It’s has tons of different flavors and textures from crunchy veggies, sweet and juicy fresh peaches, creamy avocado and squeaky grilled halloumi cheese! You’ll love the easy lemon tahini dressing too!

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What Have You Accomplished In Your Here-And-Now Body?

What Have You Accomplished In Your Here-And-Now Body?

Body acceptance is something that’s easier said than done. In today’s post, I’m sharing a journaling prompt that focusses on what you have accomplished in your here-and-now body as a way of fostering gratitude for your body for where it’s at today. If body positivity feels really far off for you, read this post.

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Herbed Summer Corn Pasta Salad

Herbed Summer Corn Pasta Salad

I am pleased to present to you my new favorite pasta salad for summer entertaining: this herbed summer corn pasta salad. Made with bowtie pasta (totally underrated pasta shape) tossed with juicy sweet summer corn, briefly sauteed so it maintains it's crunch, briny feta cheese, and tons of fresh herbs, it's one of those dishes that just tastes like summer.

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The Benefits of Body Fat (Yes, Really!)

The Benefits of Body Fat (Yes, Really!)

Weight science is SO much more complex than the fat = bad narrative you always hear. Body fat, or adipose tissue, is not this inert thing - it serves many roles in our body’s health and function. Read on to learn about the benefits of body fat, and how understanding it’s purpose can help you make peace with your body.

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Patatas Bravas with Smoky Romesco Sauce and Garlic Aioli

Patatas Bravas with Smoky Romesco Sauce and Garlic Aioli

Patatas bravas are one of my happy foods! If you’ve never had it, it’s a traditional Spanish dish of fried or roasted potatoes tossed with a spicy and smoky tomato sauce and aioli. This version is made with a smoky romesco style sauce and garlicky aioli. I love to top it with sauteed kale and a fried egg to round it out into a meal.

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Intuitive Eating in Eating Disorder Recovery

Intuitive Eating in Eating Disorder Recovery

“You can’t practice intuitive eating in eating disorder recovery” is a common refrain you’ll hear. But I think that diminishes what intuitive eating is, making it sound like it’s just a hunger/fullness diet. In this post, I discuss the 10 principles of intuitive eating and how they can be incorporated in eating disorder recovery.

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Why I Ate Wednesday: The Road Trip Edition

Why I Ate Wednesday: The Road Trip Edition

In this crazy mixed up diet culture we live in, sometimes it’s hard to know what a “normal” day of eating looks like. Today’s WHY I ate Wednesday post is to give you an inside look at intuitive eating in action, looking at what guides my eating decisions and how that plays out throughout the day. In this edition, I talk about feeding yourself on the road and making food choices when your stomach is upset.

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Chili Mango Popsicles

Chili Mango Popsicles

These chili mango popsicles are super refreshing for summer! Made with a blend of mango and coconut milk sweetened with honey and spiked with lime juice, cayenne, ginger and turmeric for a sweet and complex spicy flavor! It’s the perfect snack with yummy fats from coconut milk to make it more satisfying!

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