Does your brain photobomb your thoughts with carbs?

Have you ever had one of those nights where you can’t sleep and you just can’t get going the next day? Or maybe you stayed up late because your to do list was out of control? The next day all you can think about are lattes, cookies, cake, pizza, lasagna, <insert food of choice here>. […]

Balsamic Tomato Jam

Typically when most people think of diets, they think of plain chicken breasts, steamed broccoli, and maybe some bland starch like rice or potatoes. Sheesh, when I was prepping for my first contest, I remember being viciously hungry one day and thinking I’d rather just not eat than choke down one more effing chicken breast. […]

Do you think you’ve got a diet mentality?

To be a successful dieter and lose weight, you pretty much have to learn to ignore your body’s signals of hunger. Your stomach growls, but it isn’t dinnertime yet. You can’t eat now or you’ll have hours of hunger before bed to get through. So you guzzle water and pretend it’s not happening. If you […]