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Veganism and Eating Disorders: Facts and Fiction

  Veganism is a social justice movement which aims to eliminate animal exploitation and suffering as far as is possible and practicable.  Because billions of animals are commodified and killed for food each year, boycotting animal agriculture is a core part of veganism. As an ethical ... READ the POST

15 Lessons from My First Year of Being a Full-Time Private Practice Dietitian

One year ago I quit my full-time job to work for myself as a private practice dietitian. This first year of business included growth, big changes, some overwhelm, lots of questions, and most importantly - so many learning experiences! I can’t believe it’s already been a year since I started ... READ the POST

Body Liberation Must Be Anti-Racist

Learn about the link between racism, fat phobia and diet culture and why speaking up against racism needs to be a part of speaking up against body shaming and dieting. Real talk: I’ve been delaying publishing a post like this because I feel like I don’t know enough, haven’t taken enough ... READ the POST

40 Self-Care Ideas for When You’re Stuck at Home

Before we dive into discussing how you can engage in self-care, it’s important to consider what self-care means to you. Self-care looks different for everyone, and it changes from day to day depending on what’s going on for you and what resources you have accessible. Don’t use anyone else as a ... READ the POST

The Intersection of Feminism and Body Liberation

This post contains some affiliate links to books I reference or recommend. Feminism is an important topic that relates to body image and dieting. Because diet culture is rooted in patriarchy, it’s worth exploring sexism and its role in body politics. Before we dive in, I want to acknowledge ... READ the POST

How to Eat More Veggies Without Getting Sucked into Diet Culture

Want to eat more veggies but worried that means you’re “dieting?” Your concern is valid, given the way diet mentality infiltrates our food decisions. There’s nothing inherently diet-y about vegetables, but they’ve been co-opted by diet culture and can trigger dieting thoughts and behaviors. These ... READ the POST

Fatphobia in the Vegan Movement

I’m so excited to share this post with you! It’s based on an interview I did with Chelsea Lincoln of Fat Vegan Voice, who has been a vegan fat activist for over 20 years! As a straight-sized person, I want to include voices of those with lived experience as fat people in the animal rights world. ... READ the POST

10 Ways to Ditch Dieting

You decided you’re ready to ditch dieting once and for all. Now what? What does ditching dieting actually look like? Here are 10 actionable steps you can take to challenge diet culture and have a more peaceful relationship with food and your body!  RELATED: 4 Things That Happen When You Ditch ... READ the POST

How to Prevent and Treat the Common Cold

It’s that time of year! The temps dip and viruses get the best of us. There are so many cold “cures” lurking on the internet but how many of them have research behind them? Take a dive into the evidence behind common cold cures and learn what to do to reduce your risk! First, I want to put a ... READ the POST

5 Ways to Improve Your Health without Dieting

Are you trying to improve your health? There are so many things you can do to give yourself a boost! And, dieting and trying to lose weight are not only not required, but they can actually hurt health rather than improve it. That's right - weight loss isn't the health-boosting secret we've all ... READ the POST

How Does Alcohol Fit into Intuitive Eating?

Have you ever wondered how alcohol fits into intuitive eating? You’re not alone. Alcohol isn’t biologically necessary like food and it can be abused. Alcohol can also be a fun and pleasurable part of a perfectly balanced lifestyle. So do the ten principles of intuitive eating apply to booze? Let’s ... READ the POST

20 Self-Care Ideas for Winter

This post contains affiliate links which means if you use one of these links to make a purchase, I'll receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting this blog!   Got cabin fever? These self-care ideas are perfect for winter! Choose between calming and ... READ the POST

Binge Eating Disorder: What It Is and How to Treat It

Think you might have binge eating disorder? Learn the facts about this common eating disorder, when to seek help and how to improve your relationship with food. When most people hear “eating disorder” they often think of anorexia nervosa and envision a very thin, sickly-looking young white woman. ... READ the POST

The Ultimate Vegan Gift Guide for Everyone on Your List

This vegan gift guide contains affiliate links which means if you click on one and make a purchase, I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. This post is also partially sponsored by Mad Hippie and Cacao Tea. Thank you for supporting this blog!   If you’re the gift-giving ... READ the POST

The Best Tofu Ever: Nooch Tofu

Not sure what to do with tofu? This nooch tofu is about to become your best friend! It's seriously the best way to make tofu. It's easy and delicious and goes with lots of different foods! Real talk: It took me way too many years to perfect tofu. Either it was too soggy, didn't taste great or was ... READ the POST