Tri-bean veggie egg scramble

I love starting my mornings off with a great veggie filled breakfast! While on my journey to better health I followed the eat more nutrients and eat less emotions plan…aka I focused on eating foods to fuel my body and not fuel my emotions. So I followed a very simple rule for myself. Count colorsContinue reading “Tri-bean veggie egg scramble”

How I Started…

For years I struggled with diets. Failure after failure led me to believe it was my fault and I was doomed to remain unhealthy and unhappy because I was flawed. But my sister believed in me she knew I just needed a little help to get myself on the right path. Since I was obeseContinue reading “How I Started…”

Why I used supplements over surgery to lose 240lbs in 17 months

Its no secret super morbid obesity is hard to battle back from. Your body has changed. Your body is no longer functioning like that of a person at a healthy BMI. The excess fat has added pain pressure and more obstacles to just a health and fitness routine. It affects your everyday life. Even simpleContinue reading “Why I used supplements over surgery to lose 240lbs in 17 months”

Flourless Brownies

Ingredients – 2 sweet potatoes -1 cup almond butter -1/2 cup cocoa powder – 4 tablespoons of maple syrup Directions: I dont own a food processor so I microwaved my sweet potatoes for 7 minutes until soft and peeled the skins off. Using a potato masher processed the sweet potatoes and added in remaining ingredients.Continue reading “Flourless Brownies”

Turkey Sandwich Salad

I love making all of my old favorite sandwiches into salads! This was a take on a Turkey sandwich…I was going to use iceburg lettuce but had some spinach I ended up choosing instead due to the added nutrition. I also threw in onion pickles tomatoes cheddar cheese and green peppers and of course turkey.Continue reading “Turkey Sandwich Salad”

Kabassas and veggies

I count veggie colors instead of calories.My journey involved no negativity. Counting calories or micros was restrictive and when I feel restricted it triggers binges.For me focusing on adding in more foods and filling myself up on less calorie dense foods was the mental switch I needed to make to start my lifestyle change andContinue reading “Kabassas and veggies”