Recipes and Goodies

Quick and Easy 4 Bean Chili: A Frugal Yet Healthy Dish

You know me, if it’s cheap, filling, and healthy…..I’m all on board! Well, there is absolutely no better frugal food than beans and with so many ways to jazz them up, you’ll never get bored. One of my favorite ways to transform beans that I find on sale is to combine them into a hearty,… Read More Quick and Easy 4 Bean Chili: A Frugal Yet Healthy Dish

Rants and Ramblings

Is the body positive movement glorifying obesity?

You see it, I see it, we all see it. Women smiling, taking selfies, gathering around friends, posting pictures across all social media platforms. They are living their lives, one day at a time, capturing those memories and giving us glimpses into their precious moments. But there’s one small issue… apparently… if the woman is… Read More Is the body positive movement glorifying obesity?

Rants and Ramblings

Admiring the beauty of others: A lesson on comparison

“Admire the beauty in others without questioning your own” – unknown   Yes, it’s possible. It’s possible to look at another woman (or man, if you’re a male reading this) and admire something they have without doubting your own beauty or pulling your own life into question. In a room full of flowers, I can… Read More Admiring the beauty of others: A lesson on comparison

Spiritual Fitness

Using Affirmations to Change Negative Self Talk

Affirmations, some people hear that word and their eyes immediately roll into the back of their heads. “You’ve got to be kidding me, repeating this BS over and over will suddenly change my life? Do you want me to wear yoga pants and drink green tea too?” The truth is, you practice daily affirmations to… Read More Using Affirmations to Change Negative Self Talk

Recipes and Goodies

Budget Meal Prep: Breakfast Sandwiches

Budget Meal Prep: Breakfast Sandwiches There is always a discussion in the health community on whether or not you should skip breakfast. With intermittent fasting growing in popularity, more people are choosing to forego their 9am breakfast and eat around 11am. Well, the truth is, even in that scenario you are still eating your breakfast… Read More Budget Meal Prep: Breakfast Sandwiches

Weight loss and Health

5 Budget Friendly Snacks For You To Try

When you’re following a meal plan, most will ask you to incorporate a healthy snack into your day. This helps you avoid the mid-morning or mid-afternoon slumps and will keep your metabolism stoked as you go about your activities. For me, this meant adding in more food…. which meant…..spending more money….. which I hate! So,… Read More 5 Budget Friendly Snacks For You To Try

Weight loss and Health

Being diagnosed with Binge Eating Disorder

“You have two choice’s….extreme medical intervention or inpatient admission. You can’t control this. It’s a psychological disorder. You have Binge Eating Disorder.” When I was a teen I vaguely remember reading about the term “Binge Eating Disorder” in my medical books. Yes, even as a teen I wondered what was wrong with me. Why I… Read More Being diagnosed with Binge Eating Disorder

Recipes and Goodies

Mushroom + Onion + Black Bean Quesadilla

On my list of budget friendly plant based foods, you will find the suggestion of a Mushroom and Onion quesadilla. This has become one of my favorite meatless meals because I absolutely love mushrooms and onion and putting them on a warm tortilla and pressing them into a quesadilla just makes them 10 times better!… Read More Mushroom + Onion + Black Bean Quesadilla