Healthy Fourth of July Recipes

This week is going to involve celebrations, family outings, vacations, and other events for many of us. You can tell yourself that you will eat only healthy choices the entire weekend but the reality is that most of us don’t have that kind of willpower. Also I really don’t think we should have that kind […]

Vegan Pumpkin Chili

A few months ago, I had someone ask me if it was possible to get enough protein in your diet if you are a vegetarian. My first answer was yes, but I decided to try it out for a day to see just how hard it really was. I love that kind of thing. OK, pretty […]

Three Little Questions To Ask Yourself About Food

I’ve been so good lately and have lost weight so I can loosen up a little. I worked out extra hard to earn these pancakes/ice cream sundae/extra slice of pizza. I’ve got calories left today so let me go find something to eat. I’m sure lunch didn’t have that many calories so I can have dessert […]

Why Your Focus Shouldn’t Be Fat Loss Even If That’s Your Goal

I’m a decades-long dieter that tried just about every diet in the books to lose weight and most of the time I wasn’t very successful at it. I now work in an industry where people are very focused on how they look, their body fat, muscle definition and basically their body. I definitely don’t fit […]

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 […]