Three Problems With IIFYM and How to Fix Them

IIFYM stands for If It Fits Your Macros, and if you’ve been on the dieting scene for any length of time, I’m sure you’re familiar with the concept on a high level. You figure out your calorie needs for your goal, come up with a set of protein/fat/carb numbers to hit daily, and get to […]

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 […]

Spicy Pork Tenderloin with Spinach and Provolone

Food prep ahead of time is such an important part of eating healthy, so I mention it often. When you walk in the door after a stressful day, it can make or break your dinner choices knowing that you have something ready to go in the fridge to eat within minutes. It makes packing breakfasts […]

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 […]