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How I Became Debt Free by Age 30

Psst... I recently accomplished something huge that I’m super proud of! I paid off all of my student loan debt before my 30th birthday! Having student loan debt was very stressful but unfortunately (as for most Millenials) was just a fact of life. Whenever I’d receive my 1098-T tax form at the ... READ the POST

5 Principles of Health At Every Size®

Health At Every Size® is a social justice movement and weight-inclusive approach to health. Contrary to popular misconception, it does mean healthy at every size. It does not say that everyone, no matter their size, is "healthy." HAES stands for the right to pursue health in personally meaningful ... READ the POST

4 Reasons Why I Love Canned Tomatoes

This post is for an entry into Tomato Products Wellness Council’s #WhyILoveCannedTomatoes Contest. If I win, I’ll get a trip to California to experience the tomato harvest! Close your eyes and think of one of your most favorite taste experiences. I would envision myself plucking a perfectly ... READ the POST

Plant-Based Protein 101

A recent report advised people to get the majority of their protein from plant sources. While this advice is nothing new, it grabbed headlines nonetheless. Here is a quick introduction to the basics of plant-based protein. Why do experts recommend predominantly plant-based eating plans? In terms ... READ the POST

Book Review: Protest Kitchen

I was so thrilled when a signed copy of Protest Kitchen: Fight Injustice, Save the Planet, and Fuel Your Resistance One Meal at a Time showed up at my doorstep. The latest book co-authored by one of my long-time professional role models Ginny Messina, MPH, RD, and the feminist writer and activist ... READ the POST

How to Respect Your Fullness

If you haven’t already, I highly recommend reading the How to Honor Your Hunger post before reading this one. Respecting your fullness is intuitive eating principle 5 of 10. It’s all about tuning in with your body while eating and listening to those signals that are saying “I’ve had enough to ... READ the POST

Introduction to Intuitive Eating and Health At Every Size®

If you're confused on what exactly "intuitive eating," "mindful eating," and "health at every size" mean and want to learn more, you're in the right place. Below is a quick intro to these approaches along with lots of links to helpful resources. My practice is grounded in these approaches which are ... READ the POST