mindful eating

Before eating anything, think about how that food will nourish you.

calories in

The unfortunate truth is that most of us can’t (realistically) outrun our fork. You can train like a Spartan but if you aren’t training like one daily and are overindulging daily, you will not be successful losing weight or maintaining a certain weight. Weight loss comes down to creating a daily calorie deficit: calories in…

calories out

Get your burn on! Besides being essential for overall physical + mental health and well-being, having several good sweat sessions each week is great for your skin, gets rid of toxins and helps you create that daily caloric deficit (or helps you burn the pasta you plan on having at dinner). You can lose weight…

meal prep

You see those weekend warriors posting about preparing their entire week’s meals on a Sunday, spending all day in the kitchen. We are in awe of these people, but for most of us, the weekends are just as busy as the weeknights and it’s not possible to block a day for meal prep. If you…

portion control

This is where many of us get into trouble. It’s hard to put on the brakes when you have an amazing dish in front of you. Very rarely do we overeat veggies – it’s protein and starchy carbs (and of course processed junk food). Our recipes are high in lean protein + veggies and low…

herbs + spices

All of our recipes use fresh or dried herbs + spices – that is how you add flavor without calories. In the summer, we grow fresh herbs in a small veg trug but they can be grown in the biggest garden or smallest pot on a sunny balcony. The fresh herbs that we use consistently…

Hello 2019!

This is THE year! Stay focused + let us sprinkle in some inspiration.