Tag: intuitive eating

You can do better than perfection.

Flat abs. Endless youth. Constant energy and bliss. Size zero jeans. No need to eat. Effortless spirituality. Captivating beauty. An end to my food addiction. Perfect health. That’s not a lot to ask…right? I mean, the diet-lifestyles I adopted promised I could get there and I wanted the very best life had to offer! And after all, nothing worth having comes…

Sunbutter Curry Veggies over Wild Rice

I’ve been a little obsessed with nut/seed butters in everything lately. It adds heartiness and decadence and is almost always the right fix if a dish feels lacking – tahini over roasted cod and veggies, peanut butter and honey drizzled into my sweet potato, and now sunflower seed butter creaming up this gorgeous stir fry. Next on the list of…

“Sometimes Connection is More Nourishing than Kale”…and Other Things I Would Have Told Myself.

I’ll admit it. I sometimes feel angry when I think of all the time I wasted trying to change my body. At the pinnacle of my obsession, for several years, I basically quit everything. I quit singing lessons, I made almost no effort to develop friendships, and I had a constant fantasy about “someday”. Someday when I was my ideal…

I Thought it Had to be Difficult

Food was never easy. Until recently there was always something I was avoiding – dairy, nuts, fruit, oil, sugar, solid food. You name it, I’ve probably cut it out of my diet at some point. I thought that people who ate “whatever they wanted” were lazy and miserable and that I was the only one I knew who would be disciplined enough…