The Day I Decided To Never Workout Again

Have I ever told you about the time when I decided I was done with lifting weights, doing cardio and counting calories? I don’t think I have. Believe it or not, my quest hasn’t been a straight-line, map-following adventure. Quite far from it actually. Cliff notes on the beginning: When I first started lifting, I […]

Six Great Uses For Leftover Canned Pumpkin

Do you have a pet peeve in the kitchen? Mine is when you have a recipe that uses just part of a can of something, and then you’re left with the rest of it to figure out what the heck to do with it. Case in point – leftover cranberries and brown bananas. I was […]

Possible Reasons Why You Aren’t Losing Weight – My Real World Example

Back in my pre-AFQ days, I always wondered why I couldn’t lose weight. I mean there were weeks that I did lose, but there were more weeks that I didn’t. Gah, frustrating! I truly had no idea why. If you’d asked me what I was eating, I would have said that I ate really well […]

Mastering The Art Of Meal Prep – With Creativity

Do you meal prep on the weekends? When you’re pressed for time during the week, it can really make a difference. They have meal prep classes where you learn how to make freezer meals or casseroles that make several servings all at once. They even have parties now where people bring ingredients and each “team” […]

7 Items To Keep On Hand For Healthy Eating

What kitchen staples do you buy at the grocery store each week? You know, those items that you want to keep on hand at all times so that you can throw meals together in a hurry. I have quite a few that I buy weekly because I can use them in multiple recipes and ways. […]