Paleo

A quick post to document that I am starting Paleo “lite” today. I’m trying Paleo + dairy (& caffeine). I know it’s not true Paleo but it’s a start. Any Paleo enthusiasts out there with recipes please send them my way!!

Review of my month on South Beach Diet

Hi friends! March is now over and so is my experiment with the South Beach Diet.  I followed the diet to the letter for the first half of the month and followed the “spirit” of the diet the second half of the month (meaning I followed the plan with some exceptions). I lost EXACTLY 7…

More Great Tasting Good For You Recipes

This week I don’t have a loss to report but I am still holding steady at -4.6 and I will take it.  Its healthier to lose slowly so the fact that I didn’t gain makes me think I am doing the right things to actually keep it off.  I only got to exercise a couple…

I Lost 4.6 Lbs and Here is What I Ate

Today I weighed in and was very happy to see that I have lost 4.6 pounds!  My body is detoxing from the carbs and I am feeling alot better.  Fewer cravings and more energy.  Maybe you are curious what I ate last week, if I was starving or miserable eating bird food.  Well, I can…

What Does it Mean to Eat Healthy?

So far, so good. Almost a week in and things are really going great.  I am following the South Beach Diet plan and I am already feeling so much better.  I am so thankful that I am feeling better so quickly.  Cutting out the carbs has really curbed my cravings and just helped me feel…

How to Lose 50 Pounds?

I am 2 months into my year of discipline and 4 and 1/2 months into my first year of motherhood.  All things being what they are, I think I am ready to start applying discipline to a very undisciplined area of my life: eating healthy and exercising. I have a love hate relationship with eating…

The Semantics of Discipline

When I think of discipline I think of punishment.  Discipline is a consequence of bad decisions, mistakes, behaviors that are wrong. Discipline means loss of privileges or having something you enjoy withheld from you.  For me, discipline is something to be avoided. However, in my new pursuit of a disciplined lifestyle, I am beginning to…

Easy, Juicy, Delicious Roast Turkey for Thanksgiving

I know that I have ALOT to catch up on here on the blog, but real quick since it is my favorite cooking week of the year, I had to repost this Thanksgiving Turkey recipe. This is my tried and true go-to recipe for cooking a thanksgiving turkey that always turns out perfectly with little…

F is for Florence and FOOD!

Sorry its taking me forever to document the trip! Today I want to tell you about Florence.  It was a very quick trip… we arrive around lunchtime on a Wednesday and left first thing Friday morning for Rome. This limited us to stay in Florence proper, meaning no day-trips to wineries or hill towns.  This…