Category: Carbs

what to cook during quarantine

A friend recently asked me if I had a list of websites that I liked to get recipes from and I had no response.  Literally my mind was blank and I couldn’t think of anything off the top of my head.  But, as I’ve been cooking a lot more the past couple weeks with quarantine and restaurants […]

It’s a special year this year (not because of all the craziness in the world right now) but because cinco de mayo falls on Tuesday…Taco Tuesday.  To be honest, I probably wouldn’t have known this except a Mexican restaurant that my family likes sent me an email pointing out how significant this was.  And while I like […]

During quarantine for COVID-19 I’ve been posting frequently about eating consistently to support eating disorder recovery, healing your relationship with food, and self care in general.  While most people have found these posts supportive, some people have decided instead to tell me about how I’m incorrect and that they’re eating “intuitively,” listening to their body, not […]

Have you ever been at a restaurant or considered purchasing a food only to see the calories posted or the nutrition label and change your mind?  For some people reading that statement might seem like a good thing.   When you’re struggling with an eating disorder, disordered eating, a lifetime of chronic dieting and/or trying to heal […]

Did you know that many countries include enjoying food in their official dietary guidelines? Canada, Australia, Japan, South Africa, Lebanon, Spain, Slovenia, Romania, Italy, Germany, Bulgaria, Barbados, Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay all promote enjoying food as part of healthy living.  The United States is one of the few countries that doesn’t! The United States takes […]

Whenever I talk about diet culture I almost always talk about disordered eating.  Why?  Because diet culture is disordered eating so whenever I’m talking about diet culture, I’m also talking about disordered eating.  Disordered eating has become so normalized; it’s sometimes hard to distinguish what it is.  While it might be easy to imagine what disordered eating is, […]

I’m not sure there’s a macronutrient with a worse reputation than carbs.  Diet culture has labeled carbs as the root of all evil, the epitome of all illness, the thing that is going to make or break your health.  Heck, even your life! The fear mongering around carbs is out of control! It’s unnecessary, and it couldn’t be […]