A few weeks ago, I googled “food co-op, Phoenix AZ” and discovered Bountiful Baskets Food Co-op. You contribute at the beginning of the week on Monday and on Saturday, you pick up the produce. You don’t get to choose anything specific, just organic or traditional. The traditional basket is $15 and the organic is $25. … Continue reading Bountiful Baskets Food Co-Op
I got to thinking about how much the way I eat has morphed and changed over the years. Believe me, I didn’t just wake up one day with good eating habits. It was a process of metamorphoses and it continues to this day. So I thought it would be fun to see how things have… Continue reading One Day of Food, Then and Now in Pictures
Q: How did you get started? I mean the motivation. -Kristi, on my Facebook page A: First of all I love questions, so if you have one, ask! It helps me think of things to write about. I’ve heard a lot of different reasons people give for why they decided to make a lifestyle change… Continue reading The Motivation to Get Started
I’ve heard this infuriating statement or something similar too many times not to respond: “I’ve tried many diets, I even tried the lifestyle change once. Nothing works.” I think there are a lot of people who aren’t sure what the difference is between a diet and a lifestyle change. Eating healthier foods, eating less, counting… Continue reading Is Lifestyle Change just another Diet?
I realized recently that I haven’t been writing many blogs about my weight. I’m happy to say that it’s pretty much a non-issue at this point. I still weigh myself every morning. My weight still bounces around in a 5 pound range rather predictably. If I eat out and don’t drink my usual amount of… Continue reading 163
This recipe is the result of a search for a vegan muffin recipe that uses no egg substitute. Perhaps I’m a bit of a purist this way, but I didn’t go vegetarian by eating fake meat and I’m not going to go vegan by switching to fake eggs. Surely, there is a better way! Well,… Continue reading Recipe: Kate’s Vegan Strawberry Coconut Muffins
I have long thought about taking yoga classes. There’s a class offered at my gym, but I just can’t get into it with the sound of pumping music and pounding treadmills outside the classroom door. When I go to the gym, I am generally in the state of mind that I’m going to move fast,… Continue reading Thoughts on Yoga, 7 Classes, 10 Days